Excursions and Tours at Iguazu Falls (Argentina and Brazil)
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Iguazu Falls – Brazilian side
Duration: 4 hours. approx.
Departure time: group tours at 8.30 AM, 2:00 PM, or at any time of the day with a private tour
This tour takes you to see the amazing Iguazu Falls (Brazilian side) where you will have a panoramic view of the Argentine falls and you will approach the waterfalls “Floriano,” “Odoro” and “Benjamin” and walk on walkways over the “Holy Mary” Falls. If you choose the morning tour, you’ll have the possibility (not included in the price) of having lunch at a typical barbecue restaurant with a variety of more than 30 cold dishes and grilled meats, accompanied by a traditional music show. Book this tour with us today!
Iguazu Falls – Argentine side
Duration: 5-6 hours, approx..
Departure Time: 8:15 AM
This hike to the falls is one of the main attractions of the Argentine side of the Iguazú Falls. This is a tour that combines an ecological train ride in the National Park and walks along the falls. he tour begins when we get into the Iguazu National Park, which showcases lush subtropical vegetation, where giant trees, vines and ferns live with multicolored butterflies, colorful birds and other specimens of the rich flora and fuana. All of this exists alongside, of course, the spectacular Iguazu Falls! We start the visit at the Interpretation Centre with a Natural Science Museum to continue the path of “lower ride” where we can see, among others, the Dos Hermanas, Bozzetti, Deuna Escondido jumps and where we can enjoy panoramic views of the San Martin Island. To top off the tour we will ride the jungle train to Puerto Canoas to access a walkway to the famous and iconic “Devil’s Throat,” where the Iguazu River is expressed in full force and beauty. We will also explore the ‘upper circuit’ where we’ll get more great, panoramic views of the falls. This path starts at the Visitor Center, located 2 km from the entrance of the Argentine National Park. We highly recommend that travelers add the fantastic Great Adventure tour to this one, which is an amazing ride between the falls and through the jungle. For more information click here.
Argentine Side Iguazu Falls tour: Jesuit ruins of San Ignacio and the Wanda Mines
Departure: 7.30 pm.
Duration: 9 hours. approx.
Operability: All year. (Service group on Wednesdays and Saturdays)
Near Posadas, there is a site composed of old Jesuit missions ruins, some already covered by vegetation. The most impressive are those of San Ignacio, 56 km from the provincial capital. There are also interesting sets of ruins at Santa Ana and The Martyrs. The Wanda mines are also a fascinating spectacles, and are the source of the gems of the area. The beauty of these deposits of quartz, agate, amethyst and rock crystal, allows travelers to admire the great works of ancient times. For more information on this tour, click here.
Iguazu Grand Adventure
This tour is best enjoyed along with a visit to the Argentine Side’s National Park and is a great option for a nature tour. You’ll wak through the national park, jungle, and take a boat through rapids and waterfalls.
Forest tour: 8 KM ATV-ride to Puerto Macuco.
Fast Tour: Board semi-rigid rubber boats navigating the river 6 km to 2 km Falls rapids.
Waterfalls Tour: Join the canyon of the throat of the devil, to the nearest jump, ending at San Martin Island, the heart of the Falls. End up completely soaked. Then, take a 4×4 ride through the nature reserve, which is seen from within, fauna and flora of the Mesopotamian forest: lianas, exotic birds, reptiles.
Duration: 1 hour and 15 min., approx..
We’lll set out from San Martin Island in rubber boats / semi-rigid zodiacs. Then, we’ll visit the Canyon of the Devil’s Throat, accompanied by an unforgettable baptism in the mists. You’ll get a great view of the 7 major jumps and of the Brazilian side of the falls.
Guarani Village: A unique culture in the world.
Duration: 2 hours.
This is a unique opportunity to come into contact with an ancient culture. The M’bya Guaranis of Mbororé Fortin open the doors of their community to reveal the secrets of their jungles, natural medicine, culture, songs, dances, crafts, philosophy of life and beliefs. Discover the “Spirit of Trees”, go on a trip where you learn to walk inside the jungle guided by Aboriginal experts.
Cruise on the Alto Parana
Duration: 3 hours.
This tour is a catamaran ride along the Rio Parana. It leaves from the port at 7:30 AM, returning at 8:00 PM. This tour allows you to enjoy a catamaran ride under the Three Borders, browsing the Parana and Iguazu Rivers as they take you through the indigenous community of Puerto Bertoni. Travelers can witness, from the deck of the catamaran, a Fertility Ritual performed by the Guarani.
Dinner and Show Tour: Rafain Falls
Departure: 8:00 P Duration: 3 hours.
Operability: All year.
Transfers and Entrance to one of the evening shows in the city of Foz do Iguazu, Brazil: Brazilian folk music show “Oba-Oba,” with sounds of samba, batucada, mulatto and batuquieros. Iberá Nature Reserve, where the show takes place, was declared a Wetland of International Importance at the Ramsar Convention in 2002. It is one of the continent’s most important freshwater reserves. It is the largest protected area in Argentina. It is home to a large variety of fauna, which transforms it into a natural paradise of its kind. It is currently one of the most important wildlife refuges in the world. It houses amazing species: otters, wolves, the pampas deer and swamp deer. It is also home to two species of Argentine alligators: the black caiman and the overo, as well as 350 bird species of bird! The Ibera marshes are the epicenter of the reserve, which host unique wildlife sightings.
Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam
The visit to the dam takes place on the Brazilian side of the Falls at the Itaipu Reserve. The Reserve is an island in the Parana River between Brazil and Paraguay that in the local Indian language means” singing stone.” The main dam has a length of 1406 meters and a maximum height of 185 meters and flooded an area of 1,350 km. The spill of water from the spout is 30 times the volume of water from Niagara Falls. This constitutes the largest hydroelectric dam in the world.
Bird Park (Brazilian Side of the Falls)
Duration: Approx. 3 hours.
Enjoy a magical ride, and see exotic birds, toucans, giant butterflies, and other examples of the amazing variety of flora and fauna. This travel package allows you to visit a zoo that specializes in birds of over 20 hectares of forest, located near the national park. Within the park you’ll see great eagles, parrots, the tinamou (the world’s largest species of pigeon) and other species. We highly recommend this tour for nature lovers and children.