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San Martin Hotel, Foz do Iguacu
San Martin Hotel is 1.5 kilometres from Foz do Iguacu, Parana, Brazil and the Convention centre. A 4 star Foz do Iguacu hotel close to the main entrance to Iguacu National Park and the Iguazu Cataracts and the Exotic Bird Park. ...
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Lider Palace Hotel, Foz do Iguacu
Lider Palace Hotel is in the city centre of Foz do Iguacu, Parana, Brazil. A 3 star Foz do Iguacu hotel in a residential area, close to fine restaurants and tourist attractions and 10 minutes from the shopping centre and within easy access of the Igu...
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Foz do Iguacu

Iguacu's falls are one of the planet's natural wonders. Thousands of Brazilian and foreign tourists visit one of the main tourist attractions in Brazil. However, there's much more to do on Foz do Iguacu.

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Foz Do Iguacu, Brazil

On Parque Nacional do Iguacu, where are the falls, there are exciting sailings and hikes through the exuberant native forest.

One visit to Usina de Itaipu (Itaipu hydroelectric power station) reveals the very large dimensions of its installations. On Parque das Aves (Aves' Park), aviaries accommodate several kinds of different springs.

Foz do Iguacu has an international golf field. There's also the Ecomuseum, the zoo on Bosque Guarani (Guarani's Woods) and Marco das Tres Fronteiras, territorial division between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. At the Paraguayan city Ciudad del Leste, boundary to Foz, it's possible to buy imported goods free of charge till the values determined by Federal Revenue. For accommodation, the city offers since sophisticated resorts to hotels with reasonable prices.

Iguacu falls Formed on Iguacu river, the falls go down an average height of 60 meters by a width of 2700 meters. The number of falls varies from 275 to 150, depending on the river's outflow. The major part of the falls is located in Argentina, but all its beauty can be admired from the Brazilian side. Surrounded trails by ostentatious subtropical forest of Parque Nacional do Iguacu (Iguacu National Park) takes the visitor to runways and lookouts to observe the falls. There's a well-located lookout very near to Garganta do Diabo

Parque Nacional do Iguacu (Iguacu National Park)
Houses the falls, and UNESCO considers it Natural Patrimony of Humanity. It preserves Atlantic Forest area with a very diversified fauna and flora. About 350 birds springs live there, 250 butterflies and 50 mammals, and some of them are threatened by extinction, such as jaguar and peito-roxo kite. The visitor can exploit the park with hikes through the forest, kayak and boat sailings. There are places ideal for rafting, rappel and arvorismo. There's a complete infrastructure to host visitors, such as internal transportation and snack bars, besides a traditional resort. From the other side of the sea, it's Parque Nacional del Iguazu, in Argentina, that also offers good strolls.

Macuco Safari
On Parque Nacional, the visitor crosses trails in open vehicles till a place he/she will board in an inflatable small boat. In an exciting adventure, the visitor navigates by canion waters, arriving very near to Garganta do Diabo. Helicopter Flight By the Parque Nacional do Iguacu area. It's the better way to see the incredible dimensions of falls. Other option is to fly over Hidreletrica de Itaipu (Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Station).

Usina Hidreletrica de Itaipu (Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Station)
Worldwide record holding on electric energy generation, American Society of Civil Engineer considered it one of the seven wonders of the modern world. Result of Parana river diking, the Lago de Itaipu (Itaipu Lake) supplies the power station and encloses 15 towns. The hydroelectric pertains to Brazil and Paraguay. Visits are guided and take tourists to know its external installations, going through the barrage and lookout with a sight of the spillway that forms an enormous water curtain.

The hotels in Foz do Iguacu cover all available categories. Resorts and big hotels are located at Rodovia das Cataratas (Cataratas Road).

The Tropical Das Cataratas hotel is the only hotel inside the National Park, opposite the cataracts while in the city center there are several options with reasonable prices.

There are restaurants with different specialties, and branches from the main banks. Foz do Iguacu is on Parana's extreme west, 640 Km from Curitiba by the road BR - 277. There are buses from the main capitals on the country. The airport has regular flights.



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