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Flights to the Amazon in Brazil - Flying to Manaus and Santarem
Flights to the Amazon in Brazil - Flying to Manaus and Santarem

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Our Brazil cruises operate out of Manaus, Brazil (Manaus Eduardo Gomes International Airport). If you need any help booking these flights, we work closely with South American flight specialists Exito Travel, who can coordinate domestic and international flights to seamlessly tie in with your cruise itinerary.

How to Get to the Amazon in Peru
How to Get to the Amazon in Peru

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The Peruvian Amazon Cruises operate out of Nauta, Peru or Iquitos, Peru, depending on itinerary and water levels. The Iquitos airport is called Coronel FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport– IQT. To get to the Peruvian Amazon, you cannot fly direct internationally to Iquitos airport.

Fly Direct From Cusco to Iquitos
Fly Direct From Cusco to Iquitos

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Fortunately, LATAM are about to launch their newest flight route, which goes directly from Cusco to Iquitos. The flight takes just under 2½ hours and will run three times a week from July through to November 2018. 

Best Airlines in South America
Best Airlines in South America

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With high safety standards, thoughtful customer service, and many comfortable options for every budget, air travel has become the most cost-effective way to get in and around South America.

Where do Amazon Cruises Leave From?
Where do Amazon Cruises Leave From?

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So, where do Amazon cruises leave from? There are several points of entry, it just depends on which sights you want to see!

How to Visit the Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu
How to Visit the Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu

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The small islands are home to some the most unique and famous wildlife on Earth, most of which is entirely exclusive to the Galapagos, such as the famous Galapagos tortoises. While neighbouring Peru and its ancient ruin Machu Picchu has some of the most extensive remnants of the Inca Empire in South America, hidden away at the top of a mountain, and a pathway to the Amazon River and Rainforest.

 How to get to Iguazu Falls
How to get to Iguazu Falls

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The spectacular waterfalls of the Iguazu River are located in the Iguazu national park on the border of Argentina and Brazil, the giant waterfall system has 270 separate falls to observe, and is surrounded by unique flora and fauna while its vast mist evaporates into the surrounding jungle.

How to Get to the Galapagos Islands
How to Get to the Galapagos Islands

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While it isn't particularly difficult to get to the Galapagos Islands, with the islands' two main airports, it can sometimes take a while and it is impossible to fly directly to the islands, so make sure you arrive in Ecuador at least two days before your planned cruise, to allow yourself plenty of time to catch your adjoining flight.

How to get to Santarém– The Brazilian Amazon
How to get to Santarém– The Brazilian Amazon

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The beautiful port town Santarém in the Para region of Brazil, it is located where the Amazon River meets the Rio Tapajos. Santarém is a great town to start your Amazon river cruise. Located between the larger cities of Manaus and Belém, Santarém offers a quaint insight into Amazonian town life, with its waterfront promenade and busy port life...

How to Get to Iquitos City
How to Get to Iquitos City

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Not unsurprisingly, most visitors to this region will choose to fly into Iquitos, although some may choose Amazon River travel instead. Because of the diversity of life in the Peruvian Amazon, any time is the best time to go to Peru to experience the rainforest.

About Rainforest Cruises

Rainforest Cruises is a boutique travel company specializing in Amazon river cruises, Galapagos Islands tours, and Southeast Asia cruises. We provide you with the finest collection of cruises in Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Panama and Southeast Asia. As travel experts we have all the advice you need to help you find and book your dream cruise and an unforgettable adventure.

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