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Iguacu Falls Brazil (Foz de Iguaçú Brazil)

Iguacu Falls Brazil.Pictures Vacation,Tourism,Hotels,Tickets,packagesIguaçu's falls are one of the planet’s natural wonders. Thousands of Brazilian and foreign tourists visit one of the main tourist attractions on the country. However, there's much more to do on Foz. On Parque Nacional do Iguaçu, where are the falls, there are exciting sailings and hikes through the exuberant native forest. Visitor can chose to see all of this from the top, on a helicopter flight.
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 Iguaçu has an international golf field. There's also the Ecomuseum, the zoo on Bosque Guarani (Guarani's Woods) and Marco das Três 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.


Iguaçu falls
Formed on Iguaçu river, the Iguacu falls go down an average height of 60 meters by an extension 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 on Brazilian side. Surrounded trails by ostentatious subtropical forest of Parque Nacional do Iguaçu (Iguaçu 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 Iguaçu (Iguaçu 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.

Iguacu Falls Brazil.Pictures Vacation,Tourism,Hotels,Tickets,packagesMacuco 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 Iguaçu area. It's the better way to see the incredible dimensions of falls. Other option is to fly over Hidrelétrica de Itaipu (Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Station).

Usina Hidrelétrica 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 Paraná 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 on Foz do Iguaçu have establishments with different categories. Resorts and big hotels are located at Rodovia das Cataratas (Cataratas Road). In the city center there are other options with more reasonable prices. There are restaurants with different specialties, and branches from the main banks.

Foz do Iguaçu is on Paraná’s extreme west, 640 Km far 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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