Festival Employers Santa Clara -Loreto

  • Celebration date: August -08

Festival Santa Clara is located 15 kilometers from the city of Iquitos, on the banks of the Nanay River , the main tributary of the Amazon .History indicates that in the early twentieth century , a group of farmers , fishermen and craftsmen cocamaLas ethnic celebrations in honor of their Festival Employers  Virgin of Santa Clara develop activities like the procession of the Virgin , craft fairs , sporting events , activities cultural , gastronomic fairs, beauty ( choosing Miss Santa Clara) .

Loreto Attractions in the City
Quistococha Tourism Complex

Quistococha Tourism Complex

Visiting Hours: Mon – Sun 7.00 am – 5.00 pm Location: At Km 6.5 on the Iquitos-Nauta road, south-east of Iquitos (30 minutes by car). Located near the Quistococha lagoon. The complex comprises 369 hectares of natural forest, with...

Belén Port and Town

Belén Port and Town

Visiting Hours: Daytime. Location: On the left bank of the Itaya river, south-east of Iquitos. Its origins date back to the beginning of the 20th century, and it comprises homes built on top of balsa wood rafts that float...

Amazon Museum

Amazon Museum

Visiting Hours: Daytime, although the best time to see all the activity at the market is between 7.00 am and 1.00 pm Location: Malecón Tarapacá No 386. Built in 1863. The standout features of the museum are its large...

Tarapacá esplanade or boulevard

Tarapacá esplanade or boulevard

Visiting Hours: Daytime and at night. Location: One block from the Plaza de Armas. Designed at the peak of the rubber industry boom in memory of the fallen heroes from the War of the Pacific. One block from the...

Mother Church

Mother Church

Visiting Hours: During Mass. Location: Plaza de Armas in Iquitos. A church in the neo-Gothic style, built between 1911 and 1924. It has just one nave with a carved wooden pulpit on the right-hand side. A fascinating detail is...

Loreto Attractions Beyond the City
lake Rumococha (Lago Rumococha)

lake Rumococha (Lago Rumococha)

Visiting Hours: Daytime. Location: 3,8 Km from iquitos southwest of the city of Iquitos on the banks of the Nanay RiverIt has form of closed arch and is known for its calm waters for fishing and facilitate the practice of...

Santo Tomas village (Caserío Santo Tomás)

Santo Tomas village (Caserío Santo Tomás)

Visiting Hours: Daytime. Location: 16 km from Iquitos It located on the banks of the tranquil waters of the Nanay River. It is a good place to swim, ski or ride by speedboat or canoe. The area is inhabited by a...

San Andrés Boras Ethnic Community (Maynas)

San Andrés Boras Ethnic Community (Maynas)

Visiting Hours: Daytime. Location: Depart from Bellavista Nanay port by speedboat, on the Nanay – Momón rivers (20 minutes). On the banks of the Momón river. Local inhabitants come from the Alto Putumayo area, on the border with Colombia....

Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm (Maynas)

Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm (Maynas)

Visiting Hours: Tue – Sun 9.00 am – 4.00 pm. Last guided tour at 2.45 pm. Location: 15 minutes on foot from Padre Cocha. Home to more than 20 varieties of exotic butterfly in an beautiful habitat of tropical...

Padre Cocha (Maynas)

Padre Cocha (Maynas)

Visiting Hours: Daytime. Location: 20 minutes from Bellavista by motorboat. On the left bank of the Nanay river. Inhabited by the Cocama Cocamilla ethnic group, a community of artesans who mainly make pottery. From here, tourists can visit both...

Santa Clara Beach

Santa Clara Beach

Visiting Hours: Daytime. Location: 12 km south of Iquitos, on the shores of the Nanay river (30 minutes by car). The turning is 500 metres before the airport. During the dry season (July – November), when the level of...

Zungarococha Lake

Zungarococha Lake

Visiting Hours: Daytime. Location: 12 km from the Iquitos airport security booth (30 minutes by car). The right bank of the Nanay is ideal for swimming or canoeing amidst beautiful scenery.The small Corrientillo lagoon is nearby, where traditional stews...

Loreto Festivals
Festival Employers Santa Clara -Loreto

Festival Employers Santa Clara -Loreto

Celebration date: August -08 Festival Santa Clara is located 15 kilometers from the city of Iquitos, on the banks of the Nanay River , the main tributary of the Amazon .History indicates that in the early twentieth century , a...

Founding of Iquitos-Loreto

Founding of Iquitos-Loreto

Loreto Begins: January-05 Ends: January-05 Allegorical celebration with civic parades and festivals in which the entire town participates. It commemorates the arrival of Peruvian sailors to Iquitos on January 5, 1864, which led to the city becoming part of the national...

Carnival Loretano

Carnival Loretano

Celebration date: Feb -18 The carnival has different ways of being held in the countr; in each region the European custom mixed with those of each of the different regions of Peru traditions is why every Carnival is an...

Feast of San Juan (Fiesta Patronal de San Juan)

Feast of San Juan (Fiesta Patronal de San Juan)

Celebration date: June -24. The Feast of San Juan is a celebration of great importance that has celebrations throughout the region of Loreto.There are different party to this ritual practiced by devotees in the area. It is important to...

Feast Virgen of the Nieves and Tourism Week Yurimaguas- Loreto

Feast Virgen of the Nieves and Tourism Week Yurimaguas- Loreto

Bgins: Aug -05 Ends: Aug -15 Yurimaguas makes a big celebration of the Feast in honor of the Virgen de las Nieves and Santa Maria Maggiore, while performing the activities to mark Tourism Week this city with serenades, dances,...

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