Paseos Amazónicos

Tour Quistococha Lagoon & Manatees


Visit to Amazon Rescue Center. Is the result of a united effort among institutions like “The Dallas World Aquarium”, “Dirección Regional de la Producción de Loreto”, “Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonía Peruana” and “Acobia-DWAzoo”.

Tour the Quistococha Lagoon. Among its attractions you will find a zoo housing animal species exclusively indigenous to northern Peru rainforest and the beautiful spring fed natural lake which gives its name to the park.

  • K2_PRECIOK2_CODIGO3 hours
  • K2_PRECIOK2_CODIGOFrom USD 39.00


Tour description:

We will pick you up from your hotel for transfer to visit to the Manatee Rescue Center, where we can see this wonderful purpose to develop rescue, recovering and release programs of aquatic mammals and wild fauna in Loreto, supported by an environmental education program, contributing to the conservation of these species and their ecosystems. Then we will continue to the Quistococha National Tourist Park by our personnel.

This beautiful natural environment is located 3 miles SW of Iquitos, driving on the new road that connects this city with Nauta.

Here you will be able to see many specimens of the vast Amazon rainforest fauna kept in captivity or semi-captivity, including tapirs, giant river otters, caimans, anacondas, ocelots, jaguars as well as different kinds of primates. There are also fresh water fish exhibits including the “paiche” (Arapaima gigas), world’s largest fresh water specie.

The visit to Quistococha would not be complete without visiting or best yet swimming in its beautiful lagoon. The place offers a charming setting with the surrounding forest and blue sky reflecting upon its mirrored waters. Visitors will also find a white sand beach, a restaurant and other safe facilities nearby.

At the end of the tour, our personnel will return you to your hotel or transfer you to the airport if you need to board a flight to Lima.


Duration of the tour: 3 hours.

Departures from Iquitos: 10 a.m. or 02.00 p.m.