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Iguazu Falls: What to see
Emotion prevails in the face of the Iguazú Falls. A sense of magic and charm surrounds everyone enjoying the falls and natural attractions of this ecological sanctuary. It is a million square kilometers area in the northeast of Argentina bordering the south of Brazil. It is the major remaining sample of "Paranaense jungle" and the major biodiversity sample in the argentine territory.
Every tourist visiting and enjoying Iguazú National Park will experience the sensation of being the heart of a paradise, currently fit with infrastructure and means of transport ecologically conceived for a proper visit of the Park. Catwalks, path and squares allow the delight of visitors and the Green Trains provide a beautiful ride through the thick forest.
Enjoy Iguazu Falls!


Iguazu National Park

IGUAZÚ FALLS
Every tourist visiting and enjoying Iguazú National Park will experience the sensation of being the heart of a paradise, currently fit with infrastructure and means of transport ecologically conceived for a proper visit of the Park. Catwalks, path and squares allow the delight of visitors and the Green Trains provide a beautiful ride through the thick forest.

THE WONDERFUL SHOW: THE MAGNIFICENCE OF IGUAZU FALLS

Raging waters that could generate electricity if the did not have a nobler mission still: that of generating beauty.

Are words either missing or by far over abounding to describe them? Everyone has the answer: Iguazu Falls. The real truth of it is that it is the greatest spectacle of its kind. When the roaring noise of the waters joins the overwhelming silence of the environment in a solemn concert, emotion is sure to be the dominant feeling. Iguazu Falls are located in one of the first protected areas in America, the Iguazu National Park and Nature Reserve which comprises a surface of 67,000 hectares. It has been declared "Mankind's Heritage" by the UNESCO due to the undisputable beauty of its landscape which has made it into the most important fauna and flora reserve in the country and one of the richest in the world an account of its biodiversity.
The 275 waterfalls from the Iguazu River owe their existence to a big geological fault which took place thousands of years ago. Today, Iguazu Falls can be appreciated from different angles through the several circuits and catwalks which lead to cascades in the surroundings, one can get information, directions and suggestions given by national forest wardens and guides at the Visitor's Centre to take advantage of the walk and enjoy it most.

IguazuFalls, Main attraction of the Iguazú National Park, is set in the environment with the largest biological diversity of Argentina.
This amazing diversity is due to the existence of particular environmental conditions favored by the subtropical climate of the region, with an extensive variety of species living in the jungle. Considering only the Park's area, it has been estimated that it hosts 2000 plant species, 450 bird species (almost a half of the total number in Argentina), more than 80 mammal species and countless insects, many of them still unidentified.
Welcome to one of the most astounding National Parks of Argentina, we are convinced that your visit will forever remain as one of your most cherished memories.

Emotion prevails in the face of the Iguazu Falls. A sense of magic and charm surrounds everyone enjoying the falls and natural attractions of this ecological sanctuary. It is a million square kilometers area in the northeast of Argentina bordering the south of Brazil. It is the major remaining sample of "Paranaense jungle" and the major biodiversity sample in the argentine territory.
Every tourist visiting and enjoying Iguazu National Park will experience the sensation of being the heart of a paradise, currently fit with infrastructure and means of transport ecologically conceived for a proper visit of the Park. Catwalks, path and squares allow the delight of visitors and the Green Trains provide a beautiful ride through the thick forest.

IGUAZU FALLS: VISITOR CENTER
A detailed explanation about the biodiversity of the jungle and the culture of the region. There are two thematic areas explaining nature and its ecosystems, the cultural evolution of the region and the actions developed for environmental protection.
25 minutes. Difficulty: No stairs.

IGUAZU FALLS: GREEN PATH
A walk through the thickness of the jungle, meeting birds, butterflies and a marsh. Access to the Upper and the Lower Circuits.
20 minutes. Difficulty: No stairs.

IGUAZU FALLS: UPPER CIRCUIT
Accessing magnificent panoramic views of the Falls and the delta of the Iguazú river formed by a number of luxuriant islands.
1:15 hours. Difficulty: No stairs.

IGUAZU FALLS: LOWER CIRCUIT
A set of catwalks strategically distributed allow the most amazing views of Falls and an intimate experience in charming corners of the jungle.

IGUAZU FALLS: SAN MARTÍN ISLAND
A separate attraction. Set in the heart of the Falls, offering the most spectacular views of San Martín Fall and of "La Ventana", an enormous rock formation facing the falls.
2:00 hours. Difficulty: Stairs.

IGUAZU FALLS: THE DEVIL´S THROAT
I ndescribable for its beauty and energy thrilling everybody with an impressive mixture of noises and landscapes. You must see it.
2:00 hours. Difficulty: No stairs.

IGUAZU FALLS: GREEN TRAIN OF THE JUNGLE
A circuit of ecological trains in the middle of the jungle and along the riverside taking the visitor to the access of the catwalks and attractions within the Park.

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Additional visits in the area of the falls


THE ARIPUCA

It is a structure with natural elements to stimulate our conscience to respect the native species more and to be integrated into this environment.

HORSE RIDES IN THE FOREST: IGUAZU FALLS AREA
Know the magic of nature, the legends and mysteries of the green world a new fascinting world where nature plays the most important role and where the Guarani history comes to life.

ABORIGINAL VILLAGES MBORORÉ AND ARIAPÚ: THE CITIZENS OF IGUAZU FALLS
The Mbya - Guaraní Aboriginal Settlements, one of which is situated at 7 km from the center of Iguazú and the other at only 300 from the National Route 12 in the access to the city.

CASA DE LOS PÁJAROS GÜIRA-OGA (THE BIRDS HOUSE GÜIRA-OGA)
Get to know the work that is carried out in favor of the birds that are in danger of extinction and take a walk from the entrance door through a path in the forest that will lead you up to the very heart of the center. Also witness the wonderful eagles's flight in freedom.

THE THREE FRONTIERS LANDMARK: IGUAZU FALLS AREA
Place of encounter of two rivers...three cultures and of the geologic birth of the Majestic Iguazú Waterfalls. Framed in an exuberant vegetation, we find the "Corredor artesanal" (the Crafts Circuit) full of craft and regional products.

IGUAZU FALLS AREA: IGUAZÚ FOREST
A natural reserve on the banks of Paraná River, at 7 km of the city of Iguazú and at only 15 km of the most extraordinary waterfalls on earth, to know Misiones 'forest from the inside.

SEMIPRECIOUS STONES MINES
In Wanda and Libertad (15 km), with guided tours around the mines which reveal their bright treasure to the open sky. Handicraft works on stone can be appreciated such as bijouterie pieces, decorative ornaments, sculptures and the like. A true show of colours visited by tourists from all over the world.

SAN IGNACIO MINÍ RUINS: CULTURE IN THE SOUTH OF IGUAZU FALLS
declared historical national monument and cultural heritage of the humanity by the "UNESCO" (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural organization). San Ignacio Miní was founded by the missionaries of the "Compañía de Jesus" (Society of Jesus). Due to the maintenance work, it is still possible to go over the traced urban, where the central square, the church, the housings, the library and the chapel can be recognized.


MOCONÁ FALLS: IN THE SOUTHEAST OF IGUAZU FALLS
This is a wonderful spectacle, but is very important to say that the falls are not visible all the time, depending of the level ef the river. They are wonderful if the water is in a low level and they disappear when the river goes up. A 4 x 4 truck is required to get to the "Parque Provincial Moconá" (Moconá Provincial Park), and the river is crossed by foot up to the top of the falls. Two pairs of trainers are necessary for this venture, the wearing one and the other pair to change it after the walk.

OBERÁ
This place is located 95 kilometres from Posadas, the capital city of the Province of Misiones. It forms part of the "Fiesta Nacional del Inmigrante" (National festival of the inmigrant), celebrated on September at the "Parque de las Naciones" (National park). It also has a natural attraction: the "Salto Berrondo" (Berrondo falls) of 12 metres where a watering place was opened.

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