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Excursion to Iguassu Falls (Brazilian Side)

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Key Highlights

  • Gigantic Iguassu is one of the world′s greatest Falls – even bigger than Niagara!
  • The Brazilian side of the Falls offers stunning panoramic views
  • See the renowned Devil’s Throat feature
  • English- speaking guide to go with you
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    4 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 0800h (08:00am)
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meeting Point

    Pick-up from your hotel in downtown Iguassu.
    (Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

    Ending Point

    You will be dropped off at your hotel

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Set out on an excursion to the Iguassu Falls and see the spectacle of more than 240 thundering waterfalls and a colorful diversity of flora and fauna. Nature and wildlife are the focus of this tour as you take the trail past orchids, palm trees, bromeliads and a fascinating variety of animals and birds, to come upon a panoramic view of the Falls.

    Situated on the border of Brazil and Argentina, the 275 Iguassu Falls plunge over a precipice more than a mile and a half wide with an average drop of 300 feet to the Iguazu River below.

    Admire stunning views of the renowned ‘Devil´s Throat’ where the force of the torrent creates a permanent cloud of mist. See the magical light effects as sun sparkles on the water droplets and rainbows appear in the spray.

    Board a glass elevator to the top of Floriano Falls and on to the mist-shrouded Puerto Canoas, with the roar of the waterfalls in your ears. Access paths and walkways allow you to stroll along the Falls and appreciate their beauty.

    Itinerary

    For your Excursion to Iguassu Falls (Brazilian Side) you will be picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle at the time arranged with the local tour operator. Together with your English-speaking guide you will set off to see the magnificent Iguassu Falls.

    Located on the Iguazú River, on the border between Brazil and Argentina, Iguassu Falls are the result of a volcanic eruption which left a large crack in the earth. They are taller than Niagara and twice as wide, with 275 cascading waterfalls spread out in a horseshoe fashion covering nearly 2 miles. During the rainy season, between November and March, the rate of water flow over the falls can reach over 450,000 cubic feet (12,750 cubic m) per second.

    The name Iguassu comes from the Guaraní Indian word meaning ‘great water’. From your vantage point on the Brazilian bank you can see stunning panoramas of the Falls and magnificent views of the famous feature known as The Devil´s Throat (or ‘Garganta del Diablo’). Here, 14 falls drop 350 feet with such force that a 100-foot tall cloud of mist is permanently suspended overhead. Watch for the rainbow!

    For a close-up view, walk through the subtropical forest of Iguassu National Park to the base of Salto Floriano and take the glass elevator to the top of the falls, or walk out over the falls at Salto Union.

    The Iguassu National Park along with its ‘sister’ park in Argentina form the most significant remaining rainforest in the southern part of South America which along with the waterfalls has been declared a National Heritage Site by UNESCO.

    At the end of a delightful 4-hour trip you will be dropped back at your hotel.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
    • English-speaking guide

    Exclusions

    • Ticket to the National Park (approx. US$25)
    • Food and drinks
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Upon arrival in Brazil, please call the number on your voucher at least 48 hours in advance to confirm your departure time and location.

    Please have your printed voucher in hand to present to the guide upon boarding.

    This tour is subject to a minimum passenger requirement and depends on weather conditions. Therefore it is mandatory to call the local isango! partner at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the tour to confirm the departure time and location.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have