Iguassu Falls & Misiones Forest

The Iguassu Falls are often heralded as the most beautiful falls in the world. Vastly larger than Niagara with its 275 different cataracts and 3-mile spread, the mighty, 266-foot high Iguassu crashes thunderously between Brazil and Argentina’s lands, 269 feet into the Iguassu River. Sun and water vapor often create rainbows over the falls, which becrown this beautiful landscape. Take in the stunning panorama the Brazilian side’s viewing platforms offer, or head over to the Argentina side to witness “The Devil’s Throat,” a gargantuan, 262-foot high, 49-foot wide horseshoe-shaped gorge that plummets into the river with a deafening roar. Zodiac trips also offer a closer experience of the falls from the river below, allowing visitors to even pass behind them. And then, formed by the falls’ cascading sheets is the fine mist that creates the microclimate of lush rainforest that surrounds the falls—one of the few remaining inland areas of South America’s Atlantic rainforest.

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Bariloche (Lake District)
(San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina)
Buenos Aires
(Buenos Aires, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina)
El Calafate (Southern Patagonia)
(El Calafate, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina)
Iguassu Falls & Misiones Forest
(Iguazu Falls, Argentina)
Mendoza
(Mendoza, Mendoza Province, Argentina)
Península Valdés (Atlantic Patagonia)
(Peninsula Valdes, Puerto Madryn, Chubut Province, Argentina)
Salta & The Andean Northwest
(Salta, Salta Province, Argentina)
The Pampas
(San Antonio de Areco, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina)
Ushuaia (Southern Patagonia)
(Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina)

Essential Information

Reasons to Visit

  • Family Travel
  • Honeymoon & Romance
  • Nature & Wildlife

Recommended Stay

2-3 nights

When To Visit

Good Jun-Sep
Better Oct-Nov / May
Best Dec-Apr