Nauta is a bustling small town situated in the northeastern area of the Peruvian Amazon roughly 100 km south of the Province's capital, Iquitos. It is the primary destination of the only major road leading out of Iquitos, and is a staging area for several ecotourism lodges and ships on the Marañòn River.

Nauta is one of the earliest colonial settlements in the Amazon. Visit the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, which is home to manatees, the pink river dolphin, spider monkeys, the giant river otter and the red macaw.

Things to see and do

* Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve
* View wildlife
* Nauta waterfront area
* Pink river dolphins

General Information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Nuevo Sol (PEN)
Language – Spanish
Population – 18,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style and 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centered below Australian style
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 51

Port Location – The port is located at on the Maranon River.

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