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Dawn on the Amazon Tours and Cruises

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Malecon Maldonado # 185 | Post Office Box 528, Iquitos 16000, Peru
+51 65 223730
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We ate two meals at the cafe a couple of weeks ago. Paid in cash the first day and paid with card... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
emmamaryduffy
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Dublin, Ireland
Good day tour to Monkey Island with Jino

Monkey Island was interesting and engaging. It is the first time (I travel a lot) to see 4 species... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
DSK3some
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Palo Alto, California
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Amazon tours and Amazon cruises on the upper Amazon River and its tributaries, and the rainforest, from Iquitos Peru. The Dawn on the Amazon Tours and Cruises riverboats are big enough for you to be comfortable and relaxed, but small enough to access the tributaries and lakes where larger cruise ships can not go. If you have an extra day in Iquitos before or after your cruise, Dawn on the Amazon also provides fun, interesting, and educational day trips. Thank you for your consideration.
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“belen market” (26 reviews)
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Malecon Maldonado # 185 | Post Office Box 528, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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+51 65 223730
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

We ate two meals at the cafe a couple of weeks ago. Paid in cash the first day and paid with card the second day leaving a tip in cash. When my boyfriend checked his account he noticed that they had given themselves an additional...More

1  Thank emmamaryduffy
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Monkey Island was interesting and engaging. It is the first time (I travel a lot) to see 4 species of monkey, a macaw, and a sloth up close in their natural environment. Contact with monkeys was a delight. Also the boat trip there offers great...More

Thank DSK3some
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We took two one-days tours with Jino from Dawn on the Amazon: a boat trip to a butterfly preserve, and a hike in a jungle nature reserve. The boat trip was excellent - the butterfly preserve and animal rescue centre, visit to a Yagua village,...More

Thank Kevin O
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

My brother and I just completed the 3-day, 2-night amazon cruise on the Dawn on the Amazon this week. Our expectations for the trip going in were very high, being that we'd read all of the previous Tripadvisor reviews prior to going. Still, our expectations...More

2  Thank Chris T
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

If you want a sanitized, luxury cruise of the Amazon, this is not what you get with Dawn of the Amazon. This is a subdued, mattress pads on the floor, lawn chair seating adventure in an open, hand-made wooden craft that opens up to anything...More

9  Thank dougie0324
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Eaten here many times over the years. While Bill, the owner passed away last year, it is still being well run. Andrew is an excellent server and I will go back again and again

1  Thank SiriusSkier23
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

A visit to the Belen market is a must, but with Jino from Dawn on the Amazon as your guide. We saw the full range of local foods harvested from air, land, and river, and had opportunities to try some of them. Jino was such...More

1  Thank Aileen1313
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

This was by far our favorite restaurant in Iquitos. Fresh, plentiful, delicious food in a pleasant location on the waterfront. Warm and friendly staff are always helpful. We also took an excellent trip to the Belen market with Jino. So smart, kind, and Incredibly knowledgeable!...More

1  Thank Alan_katherine
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

We took a 3-day tour of the Amazon rainforest with Dawn on the Amazon in December, 2016. It turned out to be a private tour for 2 of us, as no one else booked during our slot. Our tour guide Jino was excellent, talking about...More

4  Thank RandyC1963
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I did the one day trip to Belen markets and Amazon River cruise. A motokarro to Belen markets is 5 Soles and getting some boat probably 50 Soles So why pay more for this tour? (Disclaimer: it's worth every penny!) - you'll get an excellent...More

5  Thank Daniel S
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Courtneysaager
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Response from HappyTravels1135 | Reviewed this property |
This is heartbreaking. I could tell he was very well liked and loved by those who worked with him. Please offer our condolences to them. We took a cruise with Gino, Judy and Captain in May and met Bill at the café when we... More
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Jarvis P
30 June 2016|
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Response from Melissa M | Reviewed this property |
I highly recommend Wilson Diaz Inapi. Very informative, trustworthy guy that speaks great english. He taught me a lot while I was there. His email: wpiscis.19@hotmail
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