Iguazu Falls Vacation Package 5 Nights
Travel to Iguassu Falls with this 5 Nights Personalized Vacation Package with Private Tours and Transfers. This package can be added to any other Brazil destination package. Normally first timers to Brazil select Iguassu Falls, Rio de Janeiro and a 3rd destination like, Salvador, Amazon, the Pantanal or Fernando de Noronha.
Iguazu Falls Vacation Package
The Iguazu Falls are considered to be one of the seven wonders of the modern world and are the most overwhelming and spectacular waterfalls in South America. The falls are over 3km (1.9 miles) wide and 80m (263 ft) high and their beauty is unsurpassed. They are also one of, if not the major natural attraction in Brazil. This package includes accommodations at a beautiful colonial style hotel directly in front of the falls and the tours are to both the Brazilian and Argentinean sides of the falls plus other amazing sights in the vicinity.
- All transfers and tours in private air-conditioned vehicles with your private English speaking expert guide.
- Easy to moderate. All ages are welcome. The walking tours to see the falls require climbing up and down steps to get a good view of the falls. Tropical weather and direct sunlight demands sun protection and plenty of fluids.
- Any group size.
- Your private English-speaking guides will help you better understand and enjoy your Iguazu Falls experience.
Day by Day Itinerary
This is a Sample Vacation Package that we have created for customers in the past. This package can be added onto any other Brazil destination package.
Day 1 – Iguazu Falls
Upon arrival, a guide will be waiting for you at the airport with your name on a sign. A private transfer to your hotel will follow. This day you will have free to relax and enjoy at your hotel.
Day 2 – Iguazu Falls – Brazilian Side of Falls + Macucu Trail and Boat Ride
Your second day at the falls will comprise of a full-day tour of the Brazilian side of the falls and the Macucu Trail with boat ride under the falls. You will follow a trail inside the sub-tropical forest, which includes a visit to the bottom of Salto Floriano (Floriano Falls). During the walk, there is an impressive view of the Devil’s Throat from a bridge. At the end of your tour an elevator will take you up to the top of the falls. After your tour of the Brazilian side, there will be a break for lunch. Lunch is included in your package and you can choose from the following list: Bufalo Branco Churrascaria or Churrascaria Rafain (grilled meats with a mixed salads buffet), Maringá (good variety of seafood and sushi), La Mamma Galeteria (Italian food), Porto Canoas (grilled meats, pasta dishes, and salads). After lunch you will be taken on a tour traveling the Macuco Trail in a rustic, open wagon, which allows you a view of the luxurious jungle in all its splendor. Our guides will explain some of the stories, marvels, and mysteries of the sub-tropical forest surrounded by orchids, bromeliads, and thousands of butterflies. You will take a walk down the Iguassu Canyon Trail, visiting the picturesque Macuco Falls and enter the Brazilian jungle on foot to have more close contact with nature. Finally, you will ride the rapids of the Iguassu Canyon in secure open boats (mild Rapid). This 3-hour tour gives you a unique and different view of the Iguassu Falls and allows you to feel the same emotions as the first pioneers did on discovering this untouched wilderness area. Once back at the hotel, you will no doubt want to have dinner and relax to prepare for day 3 of your Iguassu Falls adventure.
(The entire tour takes about 8 hours).
Day 3 – Iguazu Falls – Argentinian side of the Falls + Folkloric Dinner Show
Your third day at the falls will comprise a half-day tour of the Argentinian side of the falls. You will be taken across the border into Argentina by private vehicle, into the Parque National del Iguazu, 40 km away from the Brazilian border. Once in Argentina, you will go on a walking tour of the falls. The views are magnificent, especially the one right on top of the Devil’s Throat, which is reached by a little boat taking you through breathtaking scenery. Throughout the tour you will see numerous rainbows, hundreds of beautiful butterflies, lots of friendly little South American coatis, and dozens of exotic birds. After your tour you will be taken to lunch. Lunch is included in your package and you can choose from the following list: Bufalo Branco Churrascaria or Churrascaria Rafain (grilled meats with a mixed salads buffet), Maringá (good variety of seafood and sushi), La Mamma Galeteria (Italian food), Porto Canoas (grilled meats, pasta dishes, and salads). (This tour takes about 5 hours).In the afternoon you will be free to relax at your hotel.
At 8:00pm your guide will pick you up at your hotel and drive you to the Iporã or Rafain Dinner Show. You will eat dinner and enjoy a folkloric show dance show. With the Tupi-Guarani origin, the name reflects the beauty of the waters, represented here by a presentation that demonstrates the cultural diversity of nine Latin American countries. The show begins with a musical retelling of the Legend of the Falls, where Naipi and Tarobá are punished for living a forbidden love. Following the public engagement with the beauty of the presentations, songs and dances portray the diversity of Latin American folklore from salsa to the Caribbean malambo pampas. The richness of the presentations is complete with costumes and a dazzling sequence of scenarios that characterize the show. (This tour takes about 3 hours).
Day 4 – Iguazu Falls – Itaipu dam
On the fourth day of your trip you will visit the world’s largest hydroelectric power plant – the Itaipu Dam. The installed capacity of the power plant is 12,600,000 kilowatts (kW) with 20 generators of 700,000 kW each. The power plant is responsible for 89% of the energy consumed in Paraguay and 25% in Brazil. After this tour of 2½ hours, your guide will take you to the Bird Park. You will enter huge 8-meter (26 ft) high forest aviaries to study and photograph birds in their natural habitat without the restriction of cages. There are over 800 birds, both indigenous and from other continents. Exciting new exhibits also show cayman, snakes, monkeys, hummingbirds, and butterflies. (This tour takes about 4 hours).
Day 5– Iguazu Falls – Bird Park
On the fight day you will experience the Iguazu Falls Bird Park. The Bird park is conveniently located at the entrance of the Iguazu National Park, and fully integrated into its natural surroundings. Mingle with and photograph hundreds of different native and exotic birds, snakes, caimans, marmosets and butterflies in spacious walk-through aviaries and trails that wind through the jungle. (This tour takes about 3 hours).
Day 6 – Iguazu Falls
In the morning, a guide will pick you up from your hotel to drive you to the airport for your departure flight.
Contact us for a Custom Iguazu Falls Vacation Package created just for you.
Iguazu Falls Tour Options
- Half day Macuco Safari Boat tour under the falls
- Rafting tour below the falls
- Full day Tour of the Brazilian side of Iguassu Falls, lunch, and of the falls from the Argentinian side
- Bird Park Tour
- Half day Tour of the falls from the Brazilian side
- Half day Tour of the falls from the Argentinian side
- Visit to Itaipu Hydro-electric Power Plant