Iberá Marshlands & Iguazú Falls
Iberá Marshlands & Iguazú Falls
Iberá Marshlands & Iguazú Falls
Iberá Marshlands & Iguazú Falls

Iberá Marshlands & Iguazú Falls

from $2,350

A 7-day trip ideal for adventurers, nature lovers and curious local culture. On this trip you will get to know one of the seven natural wonders: the Iguazu Falls, a panorama of the Argentine side and the Brazilian side. You will also enjoy 4 days in the wonderful Iberá Marshlands, the second largest wetland in the world, famous for its diversity of fauna and vegetation. 

Duration: 7 days.

The price is per person in double base and in american dollars.

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All about the Iberá Marshlands & Iguazú Falls.

The adventure begins in the great Iberá Marshlands. For 4 days, you will travel through this region famous for its biodiversity, abundant in alligators, deer of the marshes, capybaras, the renowned aguará-guazú and countless species of native birds. You will hike to observe wildlife, horseback riding, boat trips and night safari, among other activities. 

The trip continues in one of the 7 wonders of the world, with a tour of the Brazilian side of the falls, you can see the spectacular view of the Devil’s Throat and explore the Bird Park, a nature reserve with trails where you can see more of 900 birds of 150 species, butterflies, reptiles and mammals that inhabit the jungle. You will discover from the missionary jungle and its impressive flora and fauna, to the amazing waterfalls that you will be able to appreciate from up close and even sail under the waterfalls. You will also visit the Iguazú National Park reserve. 

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • 6 nights of accommodation in hotels of category superior. 
  • Airport transfers by private or shared vehicle as mentioned on the itinerary. 
  • Iberá Marshlands: air taxi from Posadas Airport to Rincón del Socorro and return.  
  • Excursions mentioned in the above itinerary.
  • Private transfer from Posadas to Iguazú, visiting San Ignacio Ruins on the way. 
  • All breakfasts at the hotels. 
  • Full board basis at Hostería Rincón del Socorro.
  • English Speaking guide for all excursions. 
  • Entrance fees to San Ignacio Ruins and the national parks (Argentina & Brazil)   

 

What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Any international or domestic flights  
  • Travel insurance or medical assistance.  
  • Personal expenses such as tips, laundry, phone calls, etc. 
  • Alcoholic drinks.  
  • Optional excursions. 
  • Any service not mentioned in the above itinerary.  
  1. Day 1 From Buenos Aires to the Iberá Marshlands

    In the morning, pick up at the hotel for a private transfer to Buenos Aires domestic airport to catch a direct flight to Posadas city (2hs approx.), in the Northeast of Argentina. On arrival, you will meet the guide and later take an air taxi to the Estancia Rincón del Socorro on the Iberá Marshlands (1 hour approx.)  

    Note: another option is to take a 4×4 vehicle from Posadas’s airport to the Estancia. It could take between 5 and 7 hours depending on the weather conditions, as it´s a gravel road.  

    On arrival, you will be meet by the local hosts who will explain more about the The Conservation Land Trust organization. It was founded in 2001 by conservation philanthropist Douglas Tompkins to create a 74,130-acre nature reserve. With the acquisition of Socorro and other fields within Ibera, CLT’s objectives were both simple and ambitious: to create Argentina’s largest nature park, restore locally extirpated wildlife species, and promote an economy based on ecotourism. They have initiated the largest rewilding program in the Americas: giant anteaters, pampas deer, tapirs, and collared peccaries have been released. 

    Lunch will be prepared with organic vegetables from the orchard, you will taste typical recipes from Corrientes provinces along with Argentinean and international dishes 

    For the rest of the day, depending on the schedule, you might participate on any of the activities. Dinner included.  

     

    Air taxi information: 

    Plane Cessna 182 

    Capacity: 1 pilot + 3 passengers.  

    Luggage allowed: 23kg per person.  

    AccommodationHostería Rincón del Socorro 

  2. Day 2 Iberá Marshlands

    Many activities can be done in Rincon del Socorro, but the agenda of activities of the day is programmed according to the opportunities of the time and of the climate. On your arrival, the guide will explain you the schedule and options for next day. Activities included are:  

    Hiking for wildlife watching, horseback riding, boat trip and night safari (all of them subject to weather conditions)  

    Also, in the nearby Uguay spot you can share mates and fried dough with the locals, learn about their traditional way of life, and observe local crafts and fabrics. All meals are included for this day.  

     

    AccommodationHostería Rincón del Socorro 

     

  3. Day 3 Iberá Marshlands

    Many activities can be done in Rincon del Socorro, but the agenda of activities of the day is programmed according to the opportunities of the time and of the climate. On your arrival, the guide will explain you the schedule and options for next day. Activities included are:  

    Hiking for wildlife watching, horseback riding, boat trip and night safari (all of them subject to weather conditions)  

    Also, in the nearby Uguay spot you can share mates and fried dough with the locals, learn about their traditional way of life, and observe local crafts and fabrics. All meals are included for this day.  

     

    AccommodationHostería Rincón del Socorro 

     

  4. Day 4 Iberá Marshlands to Posadas and Iguazú

    Today you will take the air taxi back to Posadas Airport (1 hour) where you will meet our guide (English speaking) for a private transfer to Puerto Iguazú (4 to 5 hours approx.) On the way, you will visit the Jesuits Ruins of San Ignacio Miní, declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Arrival during the evening.  

     

    Accommodation: El Pueblito  

  5. Day 5 Brazilian side of the falls & Birds Park

    Morning pick-up to set off for a small group excursion of the Brazilian side of the falls. The views from this side are simply breath taking. You will walk along a path parallel to the river for 1.2 km before reaching a bridge that brings you closer to the Devil’s Throat. After the visit to the falls, we´ll have a stop on the Parque das Aves, an amazing place for discover the local birds such as toucans and parrots. This excursion includes an English-speaking guide, transfers and entrance fees.  

    Note: For entering Brazil, UK citizens are requested to apply for a Visa.   

    Accommodation: El Pueblito  

     

     

  6. Day 6 Iguazu Falls - Argentinean side with Navigation

    Morning pick-up from your hotel to spend the day exploring the world-famous Iguazú Falls. The group guided day trip includes all three sections of the falls: the lower falls accessible via a boardwalk of 1.7 km (be prepared to climb a lot of stairs!); the upper falls with incredible panoramic views along a 1.2 km boardwalk; and The Devil’s Throat accessible via a boardwalk 1.1 km long. There will be time for lunch during the tour (not included) and later take the Great Adventure Tour & Navigation:  a boat ride including some rapids and then going under the falls (really!), Return to the hotel in the late afternoon. English speaking guide, transfers and entrance fees are included.
     

    Accommodation: El Pueblito  

     

  7. Day 7 Departure

    Group transfer to Iguazú airport for a flight to Buenos Aires (or you can continue your adventure to the Northwest of Argentina, where you will discover the rich Andean culture)  

    Note: accommodation for this day it´s not included.  

    End of our services. 

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Local hotels, family homes and unique properties

At Mater we know that accommodation is much more than a place to sleep. It is an opportunity to experience the local culture. Because of this, our itineraries are designed to stay in local hotels and, whenever possible, have an experience in the family home.

The published price is in standard hotels, but we have options in superior and luxury category hotels. We work with inns, rooms, and charming hotels.

In Mater we always look for alternative excursions to the ones chosen by the big groups of tourists, without missing to visit the most iconic places we seek that you have more intimate and authentic experiences.

This tour gives you the opportunity of knowing the Iberá Marshlands from a different point of view. Get in contact with the local culture and learn about their traditional way of life. We invite you to enjoy of amazing activities and adventures such us a night safari.

You will also visit one of the 7 wonders of the earth, the Iguazú falls, from both, the argentinean and the brazilian side.

Overall Rating
5/5
Maty
Reviewed On 02/05/2019
5/5

A week for the memory! Thank you

Renato
Reviewed On 03/03/2019
4/5

The general services corresponded to our expectations. Anna to really work well

Julio
Reviewed On 02/10/2018
4/5

Amazed by the beauty of the country! Very attentive guides, they looked after us very well

Renato
Reviewed On 21/09/2018
5/5

The services exceeded our expectations. Anna really did a good job

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