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La Isla De Los Monos

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A cage-free rescue center 30km from Iquitos in the Peruvian Amazon, dedicated to the protection and conservation of abandoned and orphaned monkeys. We rescue, rehabilitate and release back into the wild monkeys orphaned through the illegal animal...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Condamine #416, Iquitos 065, Peru
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This monkey reserve on an island is a one hour fast public ferry ride to Varadoro from Iquitos at 17 Soles per person per trip. Then the sanctuary pick you up in a pequepeque at 10 Soles pp per trip. Entrance fee is 30 Soles...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is well worth the 2 boat trips (S17 and S10) to reach this island. The volunteers do a great job in rescuing and rehabilitating captured and orphaned monkeys. When they are recovered, they can roam as they choose around the island. There are some...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I chartered a local guide, Raider, from MILUBRIAN TOURS to take me on a one day trip. You can find them down the stairs on the waterfront in front of Cafe “Dawn on the Amazone”, Iquitos. Price for one day, including a boat, a boatdriver...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SysVad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, let me say this is not a cage free establishment. There are several monkey houses on the property, some occupied, some empty. As a foreigner, admission is 30sol. I paid with a 50sol and the door woman berated me for needing 20sol in change,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While planning our trip to Iquitos, visiting the real La Isla de Los Monos was my main goal! I wanted to be able to hold and learn about all the monkeys that the rescue center has. I was sooo happy that we came here! I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Katycita221
Reviewed 28 January 2019

I was very pleased to visit and continue to pleased with each visit. I am happy to see a rescue center that is doing its job. The monkeys are freely roaming around the property, they are being cared for by workers and volunteers, receiving lots...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 25 January 2019

I spent a couple of days in Iquitos prior to an excursion into the Amazon Rainforest. One on of those days, I took a delightful tour at La Isla De Los Monos (or Island of Monkeys). I walked to the Iquitos office at 9:00 am...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank joearena
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Up close and personal with monkeys! You will learn a lot about them different species and get to hold them! We walked around the place with monkeys on our shoulders and in our arms. The monkeys are friendly and fun! They are gentle! Well, worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

If you want to interact with some incredible animals and be toured around by extremely knowledgeable and caring volunteers, then this is the place for you! Couldn’t recommend anymore.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank moeyhesa99
Reviewed 14 November 2018

If you have an hour or two to spare t is is a nice mid morning or afternoon stop. If you have a week or a month of spare time and want to volunteer they will also have you.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Katycita221
14 January 2019|
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Response from Orustbo | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes The recommendations from CDC is yellow fever vaccine and Malaria medicines.
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Response from Dakles | Reviewed this property |
The answer is yes to both yellow fever vaccine and malaria tablets I'm afraid. You will be in the Amazon basin where there is a risk of both diseases. My wife was badly bitten by mosquitos during our visit, notwithstanding... More
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