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La Isla De Los Monos, Iquitos

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Visit La Isla De Los Monos, a family-run project that promotes the conservation and protection of native monkey species. Since its opening in 1997, the organization has been caring for abandoned or injured monkeys, with the goal of returning them to the wild. Take a boat trip by yourself or as part of a guided tour, explore the island, and meet its resident primates. You'll have the chance to interact with spider monkeys, howlers, tamarins, marmosets, and other native Peruvian species. You can roam the lush green jungle, hang out with the volunteers, and even volunteer yourself at the non-profit organization. Note: do not confuse this island with another of the same name, much closer to the port. Several reports cite poor conditions for the monkeys at the latter. Take a look at our Iquitos travel itinerary maker to schedule your visit to La Isla De Los Monos and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We spent the money and paid for the Full day trip. we were able to be picked up at the hotel and had a fast motor boat take us and the guide to and from the island, stopping to visit another wildlife ...  more »
  • I do not give 5 stars for otorongo installation can improve enough. It is a nice place and the visit lasts an hour and a half approximately.
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  • The "Isla de los monos" is a collection station for apes, which again aufgepeppelt and then be released. Our visit there was a great experience on our trip. We were received by Orlando, and fed. The monkeys there partly live in cages or partially running around in the House and are very playful. We've got a guided tour through the jungle and Orlando told US flora and fauna. Our excursion was crowned with a wonderful meal and a fishing trip. Super nice and friendly people who stand up for the welfare of the monkeys there.
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  • Definitely worth the trip out there, awesome place to go, take some decent shoes as they take you for a walk around the island then you get to just hang out with the monkeys, very relaxed and a great experience
  • rthe monkeys were very tame, and played a very good game of bball and enjoyed some watermelon after.
  • Wonderful experience! Friendly monkees of 8 varities and only a few in cages.
  • Nice place. The Monkey Island is located an hour away from the Nanay port fast boat and two hours in peke peke. It has about 40 monkeys of 8 free different species, which are in the process of healing for return to the jungle. These monkeys have been rescued markets and trafficking of wildlife by the authorities. Don't be fooled by guides informal and drivers of boats with another alleged Monkey Island that is less than 15 minutes by peke peke. This false island is one of the misnamed serpentarium. The real island is in the Middle Amazon River, at the height of the people of Indiana and Mazán Varadero.
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  • A unique and wonderful experience, great work it here with the monkeys, are happy and it shows affection for the work of caregivers. The monkeys run free and you can interact with them. Care that Rob lol
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