The jungle roads of the Iguazu National Park lead to a unique place in the world. Where the birds sing the beauty of the landscape and in the noise of the falls nature vibrates.
The Iguazú National Park is located in the northwest of the province of Misiones, 17 km from the town of Puerto Iguazú. The ecosystem that it preserves belongs to the ecoregion Selva Paranaense, that covers almost all the missionary territory. Visit Iguazu falls the natural treasure in the jungle of Misiones, with 275 jumps of water that reach up to 80 meters of height. Declared one of the new 7 Natural Wonders of the World, they are, also, Natural Patrimony of the Humanity.
The visit to the Iguazu National Park requires at least one full day. Among the recreational proposals are: the Yvirá Retá Interpretation Center; the Lower Walk (1,400 meters of walkways with stairs); the Paseo Superior (1,300 meters of walkways without stairs); the Garganta del Diablo trail (1,100 meters of walkways without stairs); the crossing to San Martin Island; the Macuco Path and the Yacaratiá Path. There are also alternative excursions that offer to discover the Park and to approach the Falls through activities to pure adrenaline.
One of the newest proposals is to enjoy the Iguazú Falls under the moonlight. Special walks that take place only on clear, full moon nights. You only have to enter the PN Iguazú when the day falls, climb the small train that runs through the jungle and plunge into the dark. Silence is only interrupted by the sounds of nocturnal animals: a new world awakens in the depths of the jungle. When getting off the train, you take the same path as during the day to get to the Devil’s Throat, only at night it is mysterious and even more charming. The roar of the jungle feels more powerful as you move forward. And on arriving, the Devil’s Throat dazzles (and thrills) the night visitors. Illuminated by a giant moon and silver, it is even more shocking. A unique landscape and an unforgettable experience.
IMPORTANT: The PN Iguazú has several services for visitors. Among them, a 5 star hotel, restaurants, fast food places and kiosks. It should be noted that the architectural barriers have been eliminated in the routes, thus generating a proposal accessible to all. Due to the extension of the Park, if the visitor prefers to walk it in two days can preserve its entrance and present it the following day, enjoying a discount of 50%.
The locality of Puerto Iguazú has varied tourist services and accommodation, as well as regular bus services that go to the Park throughout the day.
The jungle is the ideal setting for adventurers. Amidst vast channels of water, the adrenaline was never so real.
In the province of Misiones, the irregularities of the terrain are combined with large channels of water giving an endless number of jumps and waterfalls. To the east, the Uruguay River escorts, superb, to the Moconá Falls and to the Reserva Yabotí, where the adrenaline has no limits.
The town of El Soberbio is located 246 km from Puerto Iguazú and 208 km from Posadas. From there it is possible to visit two must-see tourist destinations: the Moconá Provincial Park, where the Moconá Falls are located, and the Yabotí Biosphere Reserve. In the Moconá Falls it is possible to enjoy the beauty of a unique landscape, with jumps that accompany parallel to the river. There, adventurers soak in challenging kayak descents and are encouraged to rafting; navigation on the Uruguay River is a must for those who want to capture the best images of jumps. In the Yabotí Reserve, the channels of the rivers Yabotí Guazú and Yabotí Miní cross the terrain, entering deep into the jungle.
To crown this adventure, there will be no better postcard than the fall of the sun. The golden light is reflected in the mirrors of water and with the last song of the birds the day fills with promises.
The Moconá Falls originate in a geological fault, unique in the world, that reunites to the rivers Yabotí, Pepirí Guazú, Uruguay, Serapio and Calixto, forming a cañadón of 3 km of length with continuous falls of water parallel to the channel of the river . This particular geography is ideal for the realization of various adventure activities like rafting, motorboat rides, kayak descents, horseback riding and hiking.
The Yabotí Biosphere Reserve combines the management of a preserved natural environment with the life of the communities that live there. In this place it is possible to carry out adventure activities in the middle of a landscape determined by the unevenness of the terrain, creating rapids and waterfalls in the rivers Yabotí Guazú and Yabotí Miní. This makes it an ideal setting for water adventure activities, horseback riding and hiking. All this natural area has adequate accommodation to the environment, characterized by the presence of jungle lodges that generate a very interesting experience.