Iguazu Falls - The Eighth Wonder Of The World
One of the most popular destinations in Argentina and a sure-fire candidate for the eighth wonder of the world, the Iguazú Falls – or Great Waters in guaraní, the local Indian dialect - lie on the triple frontier of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina and are a powerful magnet for visitors from all over the world. This is an absolute must for first time visitors to Argentina. Our tour takes in both the Brazilian and Argentinean sides of the falls.
We can offer you various tour types for both small groups or with a private expert guide on both sides of the falls. We offer walking, cycling, various wildlife and birding options but also boat rides and helicopter rides to ensure you see this dramatic spectacle in full.
Just one of our many suggested tour options
- Nights: 2
- Arrival Airport: Puerto Iguazú Airport
- Transfer Time: Twenty minute drive in a private vehicle with bilingual guide
- Meals Included: Yes*
- Available Tours: Argentinian side of Iguazú Falls, Brazilian side of Iguazú Falls,
Day 1 – Arrive in Iguazú Falls
Visitors to the falls can enjoy the views and feel the vibrations that rock the surrounding earth of one of the most awe-inspiring experiences in the natural world in many different ways: from strolling along innumerable walkways on both the Argentine and Brazilian sides with thrilling vistas above and below the falls, giving you the feeling you are floating mere inches above the tumbling waters, to nail-biting sorties right into the mouth of the gorge in rubber dinghies which threaten to toss the occupants into a furious cauldron only metres away. And in case you did not get wet enough then, the return trip darts under other falls, surging through drenching white mists and streams worthy of a fireman’s hose on full to leave you spluttering yet exhilarated.
Day 1 – Iguazú Falls (cont.)
Full day exploring the Argentine side of the Falls - For your first view of the falls, walk to the Argentine side of the Iguazú National park and stroll along the lower Circuit. Just over a kilometre (half a mile) of paths running along the basin of the Devil’s Gorge that take you by turns under small splashing waterfalls or hopping over rivulets into the heart of the cascades.
- Iguazu - Arrival Transfer: After a 2 hour 20 min flight from Buenos Aires domestic airport, arrival at Puerto Iguazú local airport (IGR-Argentine side). Meet and greet. Twenty minute drive to Hotel in a private vehicle with a bilingual guide.
- Hotel in Iguazú: x 2 nights
- Meals included: None
Day 2 – Brazilian side of the Falls
There are few waterfalls as majestic as Iguazu – or Iguaçu, the Portuguese spelling – Falls along the border of Argentina and Brazil. The subtropical rainforest surrounding the falls contains more than 2,000 species of vascular plants and is home to an abundance of wildlife, including toucans, parrots, and more than 400 other species of birds; tapirs; jaguars; ocelots; giant anteaters; howler monkeys; coatis; a variety of lizards, and countless butterflies.
The falls and the surrounding forest are protected in national parks on both sides of the border: Parque Nacional Iguazu in Argentina and Parque Nacional do Iguaçu in Brazil. Both parks have been included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Day 2 – (cont.)
The Brazilian side of the falls offers a more panoramic view than the close up on the Argentine side, with a walkway that descends past several overlooks to a catwalk over the falls, allowing guests to really get a sense of the power of the rushing water (prepare for a soaking if you choose to go all the way out).
- Meals included: Breakfast
- Visa:Brazilian Visas Are Required For Usa Nationals And May Be Required By Other Nationals
Day 3 – Transfer
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and then transfer to Puerto Iguazú Airport (IGR)Departure of transfer from the Hotel to Puerto Iguazú Airport (Argentine side). Twenty minute drive in a private vehicle with bilingual guide. Assistance with flight check in.
- Transfer: A transfer to Foz do Iguazú airport (IGU) can also be arranged for a flight to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Meals included: Breakfast
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