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Guia Iquitos Marlon Ashanga - Day Tours

Mercado Belen, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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Fascinating experience.

We chose to go to Iquitos rather than Manu because we wanted to see what a jungle city was like... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JonnyC000
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Bristol, United Kingdom
A really good idea to take a guide to Belen

I wouldn't normally take a guide just to go to a market, but I am really glad that we went with... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Kevin O
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Toronto
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mercado Belen, Iquitos 16000, Peru

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose to go to Iquitos rather than Manu because we wanted to see what a jungle city was like. It’s crazy to think that over 400,000 people can only get in and out by boat (well Ok plane as well). It was certainly unlike...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

I wouldn't normally take a guide just to go to a market, but I am really glad that we went with Marlon. He explained what we were seeing -- the jungle fruits and meats, the medicinal plants and preparations, and the ritualistic items. He also...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We were very glad that we met Marlon and set up two trips with him. We usually don't take guides but this time we were happy to do so. With Marlon you feel very comfortably and safe. He's very friendly so you can have a...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I never hire guides, and that is mostly because of my distrust. So when I found myself trusting Marlon, I was surprised! He offered to show me the lower, poorer part of Belen, the house on stilts community. An older gent down the way said...More

Thank Gary H
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

To visit Mercado Belén and the floating village of Belén were high on my list of must do activities in Iquitos. I visited Dawn on the Amzon tours to see if I could do a tour with them, but being a solo traveller they had...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

I was alone for 1 week in Iquitos and really wanted to visit Belen. I didn't want to go alone because I wanted someone to be able to answer all my questions about all the different things you find in Belen. I looked online and...More

Thank Elisa G
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

Marlon's a stand-up guy and an awesome guide! He showed me around Belen Market, but not the area tourists usually visit. Instead he'll take you on a boat tour of the lower part where you can see how the people of Belen really live. Cool...More

4  Thank Ben S
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