Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm, Iquitos

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Stop by Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm to admire a range of Amazonian animals and see the impressive and important conservation and research work done by a non-profit organization. The dazzling array of winged beasts in the butterfly house is complemented by the amount of information given to visitors here; you'll learn about each stage of a butterfly's life through an introductory talk and displays. The center has grown beyond butterflies in recent years, with greater emphasis on providing a sanctuary for orphaned, abused, and neglecting animals from across the Amazon. Plan your visit to Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Iquitos online journey planner .
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  • October 6, 2017
    to meet very closely and have present the great importance which .more all wildlife is appreciate it very closely
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  • October 4, 2017
    It is worth a visit. Staff is very friendly. Animals are nice. Very beautiful butterflies - what was the first project of the owner.  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    Surprisingly very few butterflies, but the caterpillars and pupae were really interesting. They have lots of monkeys, macaws, a jaguar, and a tapir and more. It's a shame they were all in cages but I ...  more »

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The scenic, remote city of Iquitos has long been established as a route into the Amazon, so you'll find a good range of accommodations here. Most of the luxury options lie between Calle Samanez Ocampo and the river, with established colonial-era buildings housing some of the most characterful lodgings. Around the town's primarily residential areas, find simple guesthouses on modest-looking side streets, along with rental apartments ideal for longer stays. Scenic lodges and campgrounds on the edge of town give you the feeling of isolation and wilderness that so many come to the Amazon to find.
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