The Iguazu Falls are located in northeastern Argentina and Brazil limit (Paraná ). Most of the falls are within Argentine side.
The "Cataratas" commonly called in Argentina, refer to the Iguazu Falls. They are a group of waterfalls that disembark on the Iguazu River on the borders of the province of Misiones and Paraná from Brazilian lands.
It can be accessed from both the Argentine and Brazilian sides. They are visited throughout the year by local and international tourists. Above all, their popularity increased when they were named "one of the 7 natural wonders of the world" and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Visitors who travel by tourism to know them, are amazed and agree on the main characteristics. Look at some of the comments they make after seeing them:
Natural water show, a wonder.
The waterfalls are impressive, to be seen for hours.
Abundant vegetation and animals.
Immense waterfalls that can be seen and touched from close up.
Visiting the park is an unforgettable experience.
On the Argentine side, it is more enjoyable than on the Brazilian side.
The National Park is very well maintained.
It is an adventure ride, going light in clothes and backpack.
Beautiful place and landscapes to repeat many more times.
The most breathtaking natural view I have ever seen.
The circuit takes all day but it is worth it.
Impressive! You couldnt miss the Devil Throat.
Places to visit
There is a great variety of tourist activities to do. Almost everything, of course, revolves around the falls on both the Argentine and Brazilian sides. Among the main tours are the City Tour in Puerto Iguazu, Falls from Argentina, Falls from Brazil, Falls at night, Cruises in Iguazu, Aerial view by helicopter, San Ignacio Ruins, Ecological Walk, Safari in the jungle, Views from a boat or boat and jungle trekking among others.
Another alternative before arriving or returning is to pass through the capital city of Corrientes, Paso de los Libres. Known for its great carnivals, for having a very complete and picturesque shopping tour.
Where to sleep
As a tourist point of reference there are many accommodation options. You can stay in cabins, apartments, hostels, Aparts and hotels. Here I leave you a list with the accommodations most voted by the guests:
Posada del Angú
Falls Iguazú Hotel & Spa
Casa 24 Puerto Iguazú
Posada de Jacarandá
Iguazú Grand Resort Spa & Casino
Iguazú Jungle Lodge
Loi Suites Iguazú Hotel
Mercure Iguazú Hotel Iru
Where to eat
The gastronomy grew with the influx of people. There are several culinary proposals. We gather the most outstanding restaurants for their diners:
Itaipu Restaurant (Brazilian food)
Fortín Cataratas (Argentine Grill)
La Selva Restaurant (barbecue)
The Cow in Love (Italian)
Jungle Restaurant (Latin, International)
Naipi Restaurant (Argentina)
Jasy Restobar (pizza)
Porto Canoas Restaurant (South American, international)
Located 1,600 kilometers away. approximately, the main ways to get to Cataratas from Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires is by bus, car or plane.
If you go by bus you have to leave Retiro station. The bus companies that travel to the north of Argentina are Expreso Tigre Iguazú, Crucero del Norte and Via Bariloche.
For those who dare to go by car, it is recommended to take National Route 9 until Zárate, then take National Route 14 and then join National Route 12 through Provincial Route 40. The trip is long but you can appreciate beautiful landscapes during the journeys. At the end of the road the reward is great!
Finally, for those who prefer to arrive by plane, they can depart from Jorge Newbery Airport to the Iguazu Falls International Airport. The estimated flight time is 1:30 hs. The main airlines arriving are Aerolíneas Argentinas and LATAM.
Map of Iguazú Falls
Undoubtedly , The Iguazu Falls is one of the most important tourist destinations in Argentina and in a few days can enjoy and live your experience!