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Andes & Amazon between Foz do Iguaçu and Buenos Aires via Uruguay

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15 days between Foz do Iguaçu and Buenos Aires
Overlanding is the best way to see South America by far! Dragoman have been leading the way in South American overland expeditions since 1990, so take advantage of our years of experience and come with us as we include all the must-see attractions as well as heading to some unique hidden gems, well away from the usual tourist trail. This is an exciting and pioneering route through the wonderful and serene country of Uruguay, a country that is so often overlooked. This trip will start at one of South America's most incredible highlights - the mighty Iguazu Falls! You'll get to see it from both sides of the border and fully explore the area before heading south into the rarely-visited but fascinating country of Uruguay. We will stay at a traditional ranch to get a taste of life as a gaucho, explore the stunning wilderness and ruined fortresses of Santa Teresa National Park, and fully explore the pleasant capital of Montevideo and the stunning colonial town of Colonia! We will finally visit one of Uruguay's premier vineyards before heading back into Argentina and the incredible capital of Buenos Aires!

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A toucan at the Parque das Aves in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
Foz do Iguaçu

Border information: if you are joining in Foz do Iguaçu, you will most likely enter Brazil at Foz do Iguaçu Cataratas International Airport (IATA code: IGU).

There will be an important group meeting at 9:00am at the joining site - please look out at the reception for a note from your leader with more details about this important meeting.

After the meeting we will visit the Brazilian side of the phenomenal Iguazu Falls, to get some incredible panoramic vistas of the mighty waterfalls. There is also plenty of time to visit the bird park, take a helicopter ride over the falls, see the incredible Itaipu Dam, or quickly stop into Paraguay to pick up some bargains in the nearby Ciudad del Este.

Please note that many of the options listed below will only be possible for those with extra time in Foz do Iguaçu before the start of your trip with us - please contact the Sales team if you would like to book pre-tour accommodation with us to have extra time exploring Foz do Iguaçu.

In Foz do Iguaçu we will camp in the grounds of an excellent hostel out of town, with good facilities and a pool.

Activities Description Approx. Cost
Optional

Visit the colossal Itaipu Dam, the second largest hydroelectric dam in the world

BRL 68
Optional

Take a short trip into Paraguay to experience the chaos of Ciudad del Este and pick up a bargain or two (price listed is for a return trip in a taxi)

BRL 140
Optional

Visit the Parque das Aves bird park near Foz do Iguaçu, a wonderful conservation project which provides an excellent home to over 1000 iconic birds from the region such as toucans, macaws and eagles

BRL 36
Included

Visit the phenomenal Iguazu Falls from the Argentine side, where you can get the closest views of Garganta del Diablo and explore the web of nature trails around the area's forests and waterfalls

Included in Kitty
Included

See the mighty Iguazu Falls from the Brazilian side, enjoying the incredble panorama of waterfalls and exploring the beauty of the area

Included in Kitty
Optional

Take an exhilarating speed boat ride around the base of the falls from the Brazilian side

BRL 66
Optional

Head on an adrenaline-fuelled speedboat trip to the base of the falls on the Argentine side - be prepared to get very wet!

ARS 450
Optional

Take an unforgettable 10-minute helicopter flight over the Iguazu Falls, enjoying a bird's eye view of one of the world's most incredible set of waterfalls

USD 125
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Foz do Iguaçu to Buenos Aires
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