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Iguazu Falls

The exquisite Iguazu Falls which is also known as the Iguassu Falls is a major spectacle of 275 individual drops of the Iguazu River on the border of the Argentine province of Misiones and the Brazilian state of Parana. Together they make up the largest waterfall system in the world that allures visitors from all corners of the world to visit and enjoy this amazing natural beauty. The river also forms the boundary between Brazil and Argentina making it significant both politically as well as geographically in the continent of South America. Declared as the UNESCO World Heritage site in 1984 it is a must visit natural wonder for locals, tourists and indigenous inhabitants for centuries. So book flight tickets to Iguazu and enjoy a fabulous thrilling holiday over here.

Major Attractions

Iguazu Falls are undoubtedly one of the natural wonders on planet Earth. There are so many things do and see over here than simply marvel its beauty. Enjoy the most adventurous Macuco Jetboat Safari which is truly a thrilling experience for its visitors. This thrilling ride takes visitors right into Devil’s Throat where you run rapids and drive right under the thunderous fall which is located on the Argentinean side of the border. You surely love to visit the Iguassu Rainforest which is filled with some of the most exotic bird species and this visit provides you a great chance of seeing them. Enjoy hike, bike and paddle with Baneiras Jungle Safari which is one of the favourite things to do in Iguassu Falls. The tour started with a 10 Km bike ride deep into the heart of Iguassu Rainforest and your guide makes sure that you enjoy this leisurely ride in the calm and serene surroundings. Enjoy a visit to Itaipu Dam and you surely feel small in front of a giant piece of engineering. For a long period of time, it was the largest hydroelectric dam in the world and is now the largest producer of energy. When visiting the dam, book a sunset tour afterward which is a pleasant way to end the evening. You surely feel amazed to visit the Chinese Temple in Iguassu which is a beautiful display of typical Chinese architecture and folklore. You can even opt for the Bliss Tour where you guide will inform you about each and everything.

Best time to visit

Iguazu Falls are not too far from the equator and thus it has a tropical area and can be visited throughout the year. The months of December, January and February is the rainy season and makes the falls more impressive with greater volume and you can enjoy exhilarating adventurous activities. The months from April to June represent the dry season and you have a good chance to see it under the blue sky. Less humidity will follow the cooler temperature that comes with the winter months of June, July and August. The best time to visit is During the March-April and then in the month of September.

Visiting the falls

You need at least two days to visit the waterfalls and if possible try to visit both the sides as each side has its own adventure, thrill and different perspective. If you visit it on the Argentine side you will explore it through a lot of walking trails and through the park’s rainforest and experience the amazing rushing water of the falls. If you want to visit it from the Brazilian side and enjoy complete panoramic and full frontal views of the various waterfalls and could be done in as short as a few hours. Travellers can book with many airlines that offer services from the United Kingdom to Iguazu Fall. The prominent airlines include LATAM, Tap Air Portugal, Alitalia, KLM, Iberia, Delta, Air France and Lufthansa etc are the few among many. The most popular city connecting both the destinations is Sao Paulo. Major commercial airports at both the destinations are Heathrow, Stansted, Gatwick, Luton, London city and Iguazu Falls Foz du Iguacu.

What to pack for a trip to Iguazu Falls

When you visit the fall check out few things like what you need to pack with you. The temperature can fluctuate during the day time and thus we recommend dressing in layers and bring a pair of clothes with you along a towel because to enjoy its wet areas you need a boat trip. Don’t forget to carry insect repellent and sunscreen.

 

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