Iguaçu Falls

Iguaçu National Park

This National Park has a world-wide importance as it is a World Natural Heritage Site (by UNESCO in 1986) and it´s the most extensive fall, surpassing Niágara and Victória in number of falls, with 275. The name comes from indigenous root “y” meaning “water” and “uaçu” meaning “large”. The protected area surrounding the falls, gives the proper frame of lush green vegetation that completes the stunning spectacle of the panoramic view. Iguaçu Falls are the geographical border between Brazil and Argentina, and both sides offer attractions to see it from many perspectives. A truly must-see site for every nature lover!

Highlights

Iguaçu Falls

Brazil has a lot of beautiful landscapes and international standard destinations. The Iguaçu Falls maybe one of the most important ones, once it´s among the three largest falls in the World, together with Niágara Falls and Victória Falls. The main difference between them, is that Niágara Falls (considering both Canadian and American sides) has 930m length and around 35 to 57m height with the largest water flow rate – while Victória Falls, in the border between the African countries Zâmbia and Zimbabwe, is the highest with 128m height and 1.500m length – Iguaçu Falls is also a border, between the countries Argentina and Brazil, and is the most extensive with 275 waterfalls, 2.700m length and between 60-82m height of this natural spectacle!

Argentine Side

A large part of Iguaçu Falls is in the Argentinian side, where another National Park, called Iguazu, keeps this important ecosystem. With another structure and more attractions, we dedicate a full-day tour to enjoy this National Park and its trails. Be aware that we will cross the border, so take your passport with you and check if a visa is required to enter Argentina. Germans, French, Danish and North Americans don´t need visa for tourism.

Check here if your nationality requires a visa: http://www.migraciones.gov.ar/accesible/indexN.php?visas

Macuco Safari - Boat Tour

A great perspective to really feel the falls as close as one can be! The boat tour can be freezing, once you will get close enough to get wet with the falls, but absolutely thrilling.

Bird´s Park

The Bird´s Park in Foz do Iguaçu “is the only institution in the world focused on the conservation of the beautiful and exuberant birds of the Atlantic Rainforest, offering an up-close, immersive and charming experience with them” (Parque das Aves). This biome has, nowadays, less than 8% of its original forest and many endemic birds are already extinct. Help to support this serious institution and get to know amazing birds from Brazil´s Atlantic Rainforest.

Helicopter Tour

This must be the best opportunity for truly enjoy a helicopter flight. With only a 10-minute flight, it´s possible to have a life-time experience! To see the Iguaçu Falls from this perspective is a breathtaking moment that you will want to take with you from this trip. Optional in the itinerary.

Itineraries

Iguaçu Falls - 3 days/ 2 nights

This short-term itinerary is enough to enjoy this National Park´s highlights and perfect to add to your trip to Brazil with other destinations. 

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When is the best season?

Get to see the wonderful Iguaçu Falls during its most beautiful season: from March to October, after rainy season, when the falls are full of water, but already in dry season, when sunny days are more often. If possible, try to schedule your trip there during a full moon, when it´s possible to take a night tour to see the falls with the moon light.

 

How to get there

Airport: Foz do Iguaçu. Notice that the Brazilian airport has IATA code IGU and the Argentinian airport IGR. The airport is in the city and only a 30-minute drive until your lodging in the city.

Brazilian Portuguese & Spanish

Brazilian Reais & Argentinian Pesos

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