Iguazu falls Natural World Heritage


Created in 1934 and declared Natural Heritage in 1984, the Iguazu National Park, located in the province of Misiones, is part of one of the most beautiful and impressive natural spectacles in the world: the Iguazu Falls.
The Iguazu River hurls his impressive flow from 70 meters through 275 falls and along 2.7 Km. The border with Brazil goes through the Garganta del Diablo, where the falling water creates multiple and colorful bow iris.
67,000 hectares of National Park sheltering the great diversity of the subtropical forest There you can see the lush vegetation surrounding the falls. 2,000 species of plants painted in vibrant hues landscape: giant trees, ferns, lianas, orchids. 400 birds way through the jungle and sail the open skies: parrots, hummingbirds, toucans. Jaguar, tapir, capybara, ocelot, anteater and puma are some of the animals that can be found in this adventure.
The stunning waterfalls that make up one of the main natural attractions in the world invite you to discover a wonderful place. For two incredible views, one from the water and one from the catwalks, this unique spectacle is seen.
The day starts early because the roads Iguazu National Park invite you to discover a wonderful and magical place. At the entrance, the visitor center offers a detailed explanation of the facilities, stops, viewpoints and trails and what motivates visitors: the biodiversity of the rainforest and local culture.
At the Falls, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, they are known through two circuits: one lower and one upper. The first reaches the base of the falls, where the force of the water is transformed into refreshing dew and invites continue the tour. From this walk you can also take a boat to San Martin Island and worth daring the adventure because it is a unique experience. In the upper circuit, the ride is quieter but equally attractive. Hops pass along cliffs and islets spread over a crescent forming this geographical accident. The panoramic views from the walkways and viewpoints are unforgettable and attract travelers from around the world.
In this corner of Misiones the sun comes from on high and humidity is felt. Birds sing the beauties of hidden landscapes and the noise of the big waterfall is a living cry of nature. Never missing a local guide explaining that Iguazu National Park is a protected area and has one of the sites of greatest biodiversity of Argentina: here half the bird species recorded in the country and the greatest diversity is found orchids country.
In addition to its scenic beauty the area has high scientific value. The context is perfect for studying species and special focus on those that are endangered, such as the jaguar gets. It is an outdoor school where travelers of all ages understand the multiple relationships between living things that inhabit the forest.
Soon, a gas powered train that runs 7 kilometers of jungle, you reach the walkway leading to the balconies to near the edge of the most stunning jump. After a peaceful path, the landscape is painted white before the Garganta del Diablo, the set of waterfalls found in the Salto La Union.
It is impossible not to feel small before such immensity. When calm of the river breaks on the precipice just have to contemplate and enjoy the bounty of nature. Water splashes fun and cameras looking to immortalize the sharp fall. It is difficult to explain how it feels when you are at one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World.

A Misiones you arrive by plane at Iguazu Falls airport or Libertador General San Martin, by bus or by car on Route 105.


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