10 days in Manaus, Tabatinga & Iquitos Itinerary

10 days in Manaus, Tabatinga & Iquitos Itinerary

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10 days in Manaus, Tabatinga & Iquitos Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Bus:  8 h
1
Manaus, Brazil
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
2
Tabatinga, Brazil
— 2 nights
Drive:  9 h 30 min
3
Iquitos, Peru
— 5 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

1
night
Manaus, Brazil

Manaus ©
It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Espaco Cultural Largo de Sao Sebastiao, then explore the activities along Meeting of Waters, and then kick back and relax at Ponta Negra Beach. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at CIGS Zoo, then make a trip to Ponte Do Rio Negro, then have fun at Shot In The Dark, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Manauara Shopping.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Manaus trip planner.

Sao Paulo to Manaus is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sao Paulo to Manaus. Traveling from Sao Paulo in March, Manaus is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Tabatinga.

Things to do in Manaus

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Meeting of Waters ©
Meeting of Waters
Espaco Cultural Largo de Sao Sebastiao ©
Ponta Negra Beach ©
Ponta Negra Beach

2
nights
Tabatinga, Brazil

Tabatinga
On the 25th (Wed), examine the collection at Maguta Museum, then explore the activities along por do Sol, and then get to know the resident critters at Parque Zoobotanico. On your second day here, examine the collection at Casa Cultural Povo Kokama Museum.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tabatinga travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Manaus to Tabatinga with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Manaus to Tabatinga is minus 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Iquitos.

Things to do in Tabatinga

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Maguta Museum
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5
nights
Iquitos, Peru

Iquitos ©
The largest city in the Peruvian Amazon and the world's largest metropolis unreachable by road, Iquitos represents a major starting point for river and rainforest adventures.
Iquitos is known for parks, wildlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, stroll through La Isla De Los Monos, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Quistococha Zoo, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Indigenous Amazonian Cultures.

To find other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Iquitos trip builder app .

Explore your travel options from Tabatinga to Iquitos with the Route module. In March, daytime highs in Iquitos are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Iquitos

Parks Wildlife Tours
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Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm ©
Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Amazon Rescue Center ©
Amazon Rescue Center

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