The Iguazu Falls are a series of 275 waterfalls horseshoe shaped that shines in the Iguazu River on the border of Brazil and Argentina.
a trip to the Falls will allow you to see one of the most spectacular scenery in the world which is an extraordinary experience, almost spiritual. The visitor walks will take you a few meters from the largest of all the waterfalls, dubbed “Devil’s Throat”. The view of the falls from the Brazilian viewpoint is amaizng. The Falls are part of do Iguazu National Park, the major reserve of subtropical rainforest in the world. The dozens of coatis that jump among tourists give a sense of the richness of the fauna and flora of this ecosystem. In the 1.5 km walk along the walkways built in Brazilian side, it is possible to observe low-flying swallows the rock. They love water and build their nests in the rocks. Other incredible view is the falls from a panoramic elevator located at the end of the ride. On the Argentine side, there are paths of 2.3 km and excellent infrastructure that even allows access for wheelchair users.
A giant aviary located near the Iguaçu National Park, and it is considered the largest bird park in Latin America.
What to do?
Enter large nurseries and closely follow the lives of more than 900 birds 150 species many threatened with extinction. The great amount of animals integrated to the forest of Iguaçu National Park inevitably proporcionaun rare spectacle of chirping and colors. Walking on the path to see lasaves, visitors are greeted by blue macaws, parrots and toucans that saltansueltos. In every nursery there sheets with scientific name and regions are planetadonde species. All animals are exposed in zoos arrivals authorized by Ibama, or rehabilitation centers breeders. The visit, however, is not the only concern of the owners. They develop unaserie of research effort to intensify captive reproduction.
Every day of the week, including Sundays and holidays from 8:30 to 17:30.
They are adventure tourism options at the Iguazu National Park and Paraguay.
What to do?
Enter headlong into adventures that stir up emotions and put your nerves to the test. The main stage for extreme attractions is the Iguazu National Park. The walk is more devoted Macuco Safari, a bold sail along the Iguazu River. Lightweight inflatable boats tear through the rapids upstream taking tourists for a less than five meters from the falls of Iguazu Falls distance. Want more excitement? The tip is going rafting on fierce rapids at Iguazu, in inflatable boats, propelled by oars. Another alternative is the Field of Challenges, circuit offers several modes of challenging sports like rock climbing, indoor climbing, rappelling and Tyrolean. One suggestion is climbing adventurers Iguaçu River canyon and rappelling down its 40 meters, having the Waterfalls in the background. For those who are not so keen on extreme maneuvers, the trails inside the Iguazu National Park are a safe and breathtaking walk. The suggestions are Bananeira and Trilha da Trilha do Poço Preto. In Paraguay, the attraction is the annual edition of the “Paraguay Adventure” eco-adventure event with three days held in September. Athletes navigate the 189 km along the Itaipu Tourist Complex, which includes a 40-meter rappelling from the Monday Falls, boating on Lake Itaipu, trekking and biking.
Historic ruins built by monks of the Order of the Jesuits in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.
What to do?
Visit the ruins and churches of the Jesuit Missions reveals part of the splendor of European art taken to the Southern Cone by Jesuit priests. They occupied the Jesuit Guarani Indians, attracted by the preaching of the Gospel. The missions were veritable cities nestled in the jungle between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Besides the church, which was the center of everything, they had hospital, nursing home, school, home and dining room, offices and even small industries. It was in the reductions that started manufacturing iron, making the first fabrics and raising cattle in the continent. Only in Paraguay and Argentina, more than 100,000 Guaranis were taken to the missions. At the end of the eighteenth century, after major conflicts resulting in thousands of deaths, especially Indians, Portugal and Spain expelled the Jesuits. The natives ended up exterminated, while the missions lost part of their former wealth throughout the battles.
Throughout the year, travel agencies organize packages leaving from Foz do Iguacu. Tourists visit the seven Paraguayan missions and 14 sites on Argentinean territory. The tour lasts a whole day trip.
Of the 30 Jesuit missions identified in the Southern Cone, seven are in eastern Paraguay and 14 in northern Argentina, near the border with Foz do Iguaçu, within a radius of 300 kilometers.
LAKE AND BEACHES
Artificial beaches created from the formation of Itaipu Lake.
What to do?
Support the scalding sun of the region in fresh water beaches with no waves. Buenaopción rest and recreation who love the beach, but far from the sea. In the summer, Itaipu Lake and the beaches are explored by tourists from lostres countries in the region. The infrastructure available recibirhasta accommodates 300,000 visitors. The Santa Helena Tourist Terminal is the largest ofall, with 87 hectares of beach, forest, docks, exhibition halls, restaurants and camping areas, besides kiosks for vacationers. Toboggan, banana boats, paddle boats and boats are some fun options. Complex inflammatory also has soccer field, tennis and volleyball sand court deFutbol.
Tourist terminals are open year round. The months of greater movimientoson December, January and February.
Tourist terminals are available in the cities of Foz do Iguaçu, Itaipu SantaTerezinha, São Miguel do Iguacu, Itaipulândia, Missal, Marechal CândidoRondon and St. Helena.
The border of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay has a diversified trade, offers released worldwide at appealing prices.
What to do?
Browse stores Foz do Iguaçu, Ciudad del Este and Puerto Iguazu in search of clothes, drinks, toys, perfumes, computers and electronic products. Prices are competitive and the products of good origin and quality, when purchased in homes authorized by the manufacturers. Paraguay concentrates the busiest commerce. Ciudad del Este and became the second largest trading center in the world turnover. The city has several shopping malls that hold countless stores of different branches. The largest settlements are those that sell computers and electronic articles. On the border of Brazil and Argentina, a choice of shopping is the Duty Free Shop located after the Tancredo Neves Bridge, before the Argentina customs. The costumes are strong border trade in Argentina. Downtown Puerto Iguazú has small stores that offer leather jackets and coats, along with blouses, coats and wool coats, cashmere and microfiber. Another Argentinean feature is its cuisine.
From Monday to Saturday. Sunday, much of the trade in Ciudad del Este remain open until 13:00.