The Two Sides of the Falls
Twice as wide and a third taller than Niagara, the Iguazu Falls are one of South America's most extraordinary sights. Vast torrents of water thunder over a horseshoe-shaped natural fault in the Iguazu River, bordering Brazil and Argentina amid subtropical rainforest, in which over 2,000 species of plants and hundreds of types of animals thrive. More than two hundred and fifty separate waterfalls are spread out along 1.7 miles of the river, the most famous of which is the awesome Devil's Throat. At 700 metres long and over 80 metres high, it is undoubtedly the epicentre of the action, where visitors are soaked by the constant spray caused by the incomprehensible and unrelenting volume of water which pours over the the side and into the foamy abyss. Here, rainbows regularly form to add the finishing touch to a spectacular show.
It is best to experience the falls on both sides, to see the falls from different vantage points . On the Argentinean side there are three major trails to view the waterfalls: the High Trail is set along the top of the waterfalls; the Lower Trail runs long the river at the bottom of the falls; and the Garganta Trail takes you along a 2 kilometre walkway to view the deepest waterfalls from above. Stop at the Argentine Interpretive Centre for useful information on the falls and surrounding flora and fauna and take a boat trips on the river to watch the waterfalls from below. On the Brazilian side you view the falls head-on with a panoramic view and walk to the deepest point.
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Discover cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, the impressive Iguazu waterfalls, the icy waters of Tierra del Fuego and view Patagonia's glaciers at close range.
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Day 1 - Departure from the UK on an overnight flight to Buenos Aires
Day 2 - Buenos Aires
Day 3 - Buenos Aires
Day 4 - Buenos Aires
Days 5-6 - Iguazu Waterfalls
Days 7-9 Lake District
Day 10 - El Calafate
Day 11 - Perito Moreno Glacier
Day 12 - The boat trip to Upsala & Spegazzini
Days 13-14 Tierra Del Fuego
Days 15-16 Overnight in Buenos Aires
Day 17 - Arriving to UK
San Martin Tour
20 Nights from £6,150 €6,480 $6,995
A grand tour of Argentina's diverse landscapes, from vast wetlands and tropical forests to arid deserts, glistening lakes and immense glaciers.
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Day 1 - Overnight flight to Buenos Aires
Days 2-4 - Buenos Aires at leisure or optional tours/excursions
Day 5 - Fly to Salta
Day 6 - Cafayate Desert Landscapes and Winery
Day 7 - Self-drive from Salta to Purmamarca
Day 8 - Self-drive from Purmamarca to Salta
Day 9 - Fly to Iguazu
Day 10 - Iguazu Falls
Day 11 - Transfer to Posadas via San Ignacio Ruins
Day 12 - Iberá Wetlands excursions with lodge guides
Day 13 - Fly to Bariloche via Buenos Aires
Day 14-15 - Self-drive from San Martin
Day 16-17 - Self-drive from Bariloche
Day 18 - Return car & fly to El Calafate
Day 19 - Perito Moreno Glacier
Day 20 - Glaciers & Patagonian Lakes Cruise
Day 21 - Fly to Buenos Aires
Day 22 - Return flight to London
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Cross the continent and cruise deep into the Amazon Rainforest. Enjoy cosmopolitan cities, colonial heritage, stunning Andean landscapes and the magnificent Iguassu Falls.
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Day 1 - Departure from the UK
Day 2 - Buenos Aires at Leisure
Day 3 - Buenos Aires City Tour
Day 4 - Buenos Aires at Leisure
Day 5 - Iguazu Falls, Argentinian side
Day 6 - Iguassu Falls, Brazilian side
Day 7 - Full Day Tour of Rio de Janeiro
Day 8 - Rio de Janeiro at Leisure
Day 9 - Flight to Salvador
Day 10 - Salvador City Tour
Day 11 - Salvador at Leisure
Day 12 - Brasília City Tour
Day 13 - Manaus tour
Days 14 - 17 - Cruise in the Amazon rainforest
Day 18 - Transfer to Lima
Day 19 - Lima City Tour
Day 20 - Fly to La Paz
Day 21 - La Paz City Tour
Day 22 - Lake Titicaca
Day 23 - Uros & Taquile Islands
Day 24 - Andean Explorer Train to Cusco
Day 25 - Sacred Valley of the Incas Full Day Tour
Day 26 - By Vistadome Train to Machu Picchu
Day 27 - Machu Picchu at Leisure
Day 28 - Cusco Tour
Day 29 - Cusco at Leisure
Day 30 - Departure
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Magnificent waterfalls, cosmopolitan cities and Lake District landscapes. The stunning setting of Rio de Janeiro, modern lifestyle and cuisine contrasts with the classic feel …
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Day 1 - Departure from the UK
Day 2 - Santiago City Tour
Day 3 - Viña del Mar & Valparaiso Tour
Day 4 - Santiago at Leisure
Day 5 - Transfer to Puerto Varas
Day 6 - Andean Lake Crossing
Day 7 - Argentinean Lake District excursion
Day 8 - Fly to Buenos Aires
Day 9 - Buenos Aires City Tour
Day 10 - Buenos Aires at Leisure
Days 11 - 12 - Iguazu Falls, Argentinian side
Days 13 - Iguazu Falls, Brazilian side & Rio de Janeiro
Day 14 - Rio de Janeiro City Tour
Day 15 - Rio de Janeiro at Leisure
Day 16 - Departure
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Enjoy cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, admire Iguassu magnificent waterfalls, explore the majestic setting, Royal history and vibrancy of Rio de Janeiro and discover Salvador's colo…
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Day 1 - Overnight travel to Argentina
Day 2 - Join Group in Buenos Aires
Day 3 - Guided City Tour of Buenos Aires
Day 4 - Day at Leisure in Buenos Aires
Day 5 - Travel to Iguazu
Day 6 - Explore the Argentinean Falls
Day 7 - Explore the Brazilian Falls
Day 8 - City Tour of Rio de Janeiro
Day 9 - Day at Leisure in Rio de Janeiro
Day 10 - Day at Leisure in Rio de Janeiro
Day 11 - Travel to Salvador da Bahia
Day 12 - Guided City Tour of Salvador
Day 13 - Day at Leisure in Salvador
Day 14 - Tour Ends in Salvador
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