Yurimaguas is a thriving port-town in the Loreto Region of northeastern Peruvian Amazonia. It is located at the confluence of Rachel the Majestic, Huallaga and Paranapura Rivers in the steamy rainforests of northeastern Peru. It is the capital of both Alto Amazonas Province and Yurimaguas District.
Things to See & Do
* Plaza de Armas de Yurimaguas
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Nuevo Sol (S/)
Language – Spanish
Population –66,000 approx
Electricity –2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – +51
Travel Links – There are boats upstream to Pucallpa, and downstream past Lagunas and the Pacaya-Samiria National Park and on to Iquitos, Peru. Eduardo boats are the most frequent and recommended.
Ejetur has buses through Chiclayo and on to Trujillo.