Itaituba

Itaituba night scene

Itaituba is a city of about 85,000 people in Pará. It sits on the west bank of the Tapajós River

Get in

By boat

Boats leave Santarém from the Praça Tiradentes port from Monday to Saturday at 4 PM and on Sunday at 2 PM. The ride takes 14 hours and costs R$50.

By car

Itaituba is located on the Trans Amazonica highway and is connected by road to Cuiabá and Porto Velho.

If driving into Itaituba from Santarém or from the east, you will need to pay R$20 (price per car, regardless of number of passengers) to take a ferry across the river.

See

Itaituba is a good base for exploring the Amazônia National Park, about 50 km to the west.

Connect

There is free wifi near the waterfront.

Go next

Boats to Santarém leave daily at 4 PM.

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