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Yes, there is a ferry there. It runs from Manaus to Careiro da Várzea. Here's a street view of the other end: The Amazonas government appears to operate a scheduled ferry service between 5 am and 8 pm daily which can carry vehicles. The trip takes 1h20m. This is in addition to private ferries and boats, some of which do not carry vehicles. It doesn't ...


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How to take a boat from Iquitos to Santa Rosa/Laticia/Tabatinga Where to get up-to-date information iPeru provides information. In Iquitos, their office is at the location marked with (i) near the main square (Plaza de Armas). They can explain the boat companies and where to take the boats (boat to Manaus as well). L-S means Lunes/Monday - Sabado/Saturday ...


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As a rule of thumb, any board, if not written with chalk or easily editable, is outdated. I have found this site with prices (in Portuguese): Porto de Manaus Agency Also there's this trip's tips site describing the travel (in Portuguese): Viaje na viajem You can compare those prices with a regular airliners prices (in Portuguese): Decolar.com Note ...


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I went to Amazonia Expeditions in Iquitos and they assigned a local guide Manuel who is born in a village near their Tahuayo lodge. The owner was a retired researcher from US who married a lady from the jungle area and she run the operation at the lodge. I have to say the owner is the most responsible and considerable person who looks after the guests with ...


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I was in Leticia, Colombia several years ago and they offered amazon tours. If you do a quick google you will find a couple of companies that offer tours there. The following site is in Spanish, but it will give you some information on their tours: http://www.amazonascolombia.com/ The tour that I did took us out on the Amazon river. We ate lunch explored ...


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You're asking for opinions, which are very personal. But... Peru has plenty to offer. You're probably flying into Lima, but not one person I've ever spoken to who has been to Lima has said it was a city worth visiting. Because of that, I skipped it on my trip this year (though I am stopping by next year). Distances in Peru (and South America) are huge. You'...


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Your ticket is for one boat. In principle, you can not get off, wait, and get on another boat, without purchasing another ticket. Also, the long distance boats only go once or twice per week. There are several stops along the route that are, for all intents and purposes, guaranteed, but I don't really know how you could determine which ones they are short ...


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