IGUAZU FALLS & IBERA WETLANDS WITH RINCON DEL SOCORRO LODGE

Enjoy the incredible Iguazu Falls and extend your visit to the amazing Ibera Wetlands, staying at Rincon del Socorro Lodge
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An amazing 6-night tour to combine Iguazu Falls and the incredible Ibera Wetlands staying at the Rincon del Socorro Lodge and enjoy this pristine environment

Indeed, the ideal tour for animal and nature lovers, combining in 6 nights two unique attractions: the Iguazu Falls, Unesco World Heritege and one of the new 7 wonders of the natural world, and the Iberá Wetlands in the province of Corrientes, a wonderful natural place to enjoy nature and the incredible biodiversity. In that case, staying at the amazing Rincon del Socorro

Itinerary

DAY 1 - IGUAZU FALLS

Arrive to Iguazu Falls + tour to Iguazu Falls Brazilian Side

Arrive at Iguazu Airport (IGU or IGR) and proceed to your hotel for check-in. After completing the check-in process, we will embark on a half-day excursion to the Brazilian side.

Exploring the Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls offers a stunning perspective of this natural marvel. As you approach the falls, you will be met with the thunderous roar of water cascading down the magnificent cliffs amidst verdant foliage. The Brazilian side provides sweeping vistas of the falls, allowing you to admire the grandeur and raw power of nature.

The pathways and observation decks along the Brazilian side offer excellent viewpoints to behold the immense curtain of water plunging into the gorge below. You will feel the mist on your skin and hear the harmonious sounds of nature as you traverse the trails and observation points.

A highlight of the Brazilian side is the iconic Devil’s Throat, where a vast amount of water descends into the abyss, creating a captivating spectacle. Standing on the platforms overlooking Devil’s Throat, you will witness the unbridled energy of the falls as torrents of water rush past.

The Brazilian side also presents opportunities for wildlife encounters, with a diverse array of flora and fauna thriving in the surrounding rainforest.

You have the option to partake in additional activities such as a helicopter tour or the Macuco Safari boat excursion. Please refer to the options listed below.

DAY 2 - IGUAZU FALLS

The Argentinian Side of Iguazu Falls

Following breakfast, we will commence our second exploration: the Argentinean Side, which offers the most comprehensive visit at the Iguazu Falls.

The pathways on the Argentinean side of Iguazu Falls offer an enchanting expedition through dense rainforest, granting intimate encounters with the tumbling waterfalls. Here are the primary trails awaiting your exploration:

Lower Circuit (Circuito Inferior): This pathway draws you nearer to the base of the falls, presenting breathtaking perspectives from the lower elevations. Along well-maintained trails and elevated boardwalks, you’ll traverse past numerous cascades, including the iconic Salto Bosetti and Chico. The Lower Circuit invites you to embrace the misty embrace of the falls and witness the tremendous force of the cascading waters.

Upper Circuit (Circuito Superior): On this route, you’ll ascend to elevated viewpoints that overlook the falls and the encompassing scenery. The Upper Circuit unveils panoramic vistas of the cascading waters, providing an alternate viewpoint from the lower levels. Here, you’ll witness the entirety of the waterfall ensemble and admire the vastness of the Iguazu River.

The most renowned and captivating segment of the Argentinean side is the Devil’s Throat. Accessible via a distinct trail and elevated walkway, this path leads you to the precipice of the park’s largest and most formidable waterfall. As you traverse the suspended walkways above the river, you’ll be serenaded by the thunderous roar of the water and enveloped by the rising mist from the chasm below.

For those craving a more daring escapade, the Macuco Trail beckons. This extensive trail winds through the verdant jungle environment, culminating at the Arrechea Waterfall. Along the way, opportunities abound for birdwatching and wildlife encounters amidst the symphony of flowing streams and diverse flora enveloping the trail.

Prepare for an unforgettable immersion in the natural splendor of the Iguazu Falls as we embark on our exploration of the Argentinean Side.

DAY 3 - FROM IGUAZU TO POSADAS

Visiting San Ignacio Mini Ruins

After breakfast, we will start our journey to the south of the Misiones Province to visit the famous San Ignacio Mini Ruins.

The San Ignacio Mini Ruins stand as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, bearing witness to the Jesuit Reductions, settlements crafted by Jesuit missionaries during the 17th and 18th centuries. These efforts aimed to Christianize indigenous communities while safeguarding them from exploitation.

Founded in 1632, San Ignacio Mini emerged as a pivotal Jesuit Reduction, fostering a self-reliant community where indigenous Guarani people thrived under Jesuit guidance. The settlement boasted churches, residences, workshops, and schools, embodying a fusion of European and Guarani architectural styles. Constructed from local red sandstone, the ruins showcase elegant yet straightforward structures, with the stone church commanding attention as the heart of the community.

Despite confronting colonial conflicts and the eventual expulsion of the Jesuits from Spanish territories, the Reductions endured, fostering cultural exchange and societal evolution.

Your journey will delve into the archaeological depths of San Ignacio Mini, where well-preserved remnants tell tales of bygone eras. Guided tours illuminate the significance of the Reductions, showcasing the region’s unique cultural and architectural legacy.

Following your exploration, our path leads to Posadas, the capital of Misiones province, where a night’s rest awaits in a 4-star hotel, complete with breakfast.

DAY 4 - FROM POSADAS TO IBERA WETLANDS

Arrive to Rincon del Socorro Lodge

Following breakfast, our journey will take us southward, traversing into the Corrientes Province. So, we will begin your journey from Posadas, the capital city of the Argentine province of Misiones.

The lodge is located in the Esteros del Iberá, which is approximately 350 kilometers (about 217 miles) from Posadas. The journey takes you through picturesque landscapes typical of the Argentine countryside, including vast plains and small towns.

The road journey can take approximately 4 hours, depending on the route taken and road conditions. Sometimes the route is not in good conditions, so the journey can extend to 5 or 6 hours

Once you arrive at the lodge, you’ll be greeted by the serene surroundings of the Esteros del Iberá. The lodge offers various activities such as wildlife safaris, birdwatching, horseback riding, and boat trips to explore the wetlands and observe the rich biodiversity of the area.

The program includes breakfast, lunches and dinners, and all the activities available at the Rincon del Socorro Lodge.

The available experiences are varied and attractive. The daily activity agenda is scheduled according to the opportunities of the season and the weather.

Wildlife Watching: The hotel is surrounded by rheas, foxes, capybaras, marsh deer, vizcachas, and other animals, allowing guests to enjoy wildlife throughout their stay at Socorro.

Night Safaris: Where it’s possible to see vizcachas, owls, and even be surprised by an elegant maned wolf. On clear nights, the Milky Way is particularly sharp due to the absence of lights and clean air.

Birdwatching: Socorro offers a unique opportunity to observe species as rare as the Collared Plover, Yellow Cardinal, Crowned Eagle, and Jabiru, as well as a wide variety of grassland, forest, and wetland birds.

Trails: Guided or solitary walks along various trails where abundant wildlife can easily be observed, which is especially accustomed to people thanks to decades of protection.

Horseback Riding: Riding through the tall grasslands and along the estuary coast, where diverse landscapes in excellent conservation status and abundant wildlife can be appreciated.

Bike Rides: Rincon del Socorro has easily navigable gravel and short grass paths for biking. You can even bike to the estuary coast.

Boat Trips: You can navigate the Ibera lagoon and enjoy close encounters with floating vegetation, yacare caimans, marsh deer, and a spectacular variety of birds.

Cultural Excursions: In the nearby Uguay settlement, you can share some mate and fried cakes with the locals, learn about their traditional way of life, and observe local crafts and textiles.

Sunset on the Wetlands: Sunsets in Ibera are special. When the sky isn’t covered in intense oranges and lilacs, dense clouds threaten rain and ignite a warm enchanting light.

Kayaking: Exploring the Ibera wetlands by kayak will be a unique experience. Spotting wildlife at water level and skirting the floating vegetation while listening to the birdsong make this activity one of the most interesting we can offer you.

As you can see, the offering is very diverse, and the activities will be distributed throughout your stay so that you can make the most of your time.

 

DAY 5 - IBERA WETLANDS

More activities at Rincon del Socorro

Today and after breakfast, be ready to enjoy the activities offered by the lodge Rincon del Socorro. Remember, lunch and dinner are included.

DAY 6 - IBERA WETLANDS

More activities in Rincon del Socorro

More activities in Ibera Wetlands, after your breakfast. Remember, lunch and dinner are included

DAY 7 - FROM IBERA TO POSADAS

Leaving Rincon del Socorro

After breakfast, free time until your transfer out to Posadas Airport to take flight to your next destination

What's Included

  • Transfers in/out airport - hotel - airport
  • 2 nts of accommodation with breakfast in Iguazu
  • Visit to Iguazu Falls Argentina + Brazil side
  • Entrance fee to national parks
  • 1 night of accommodation in Posadas
  • Visit to San Ignacio Mini Jesuit Ruins
  • 3 nts of accommodation with breakfast, lunch, dinner and activities in Rincon del Socorro
  • Tips and meals not detailed in the itinerary

What Our Travelers Says

March 12, 2024

Scott and Roxanne Goodrich

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Crisis managers who go the extra mile.

"Every derail was attended to promptly and cheerfully. We had an in-flight emergency needing a last minute change and Lucia and Ramiro were all over it. They turned what could have been a travel disaster due to airlines cancellations into a wonderful two day experience at Iguazu Falls. They are great! Thank you!

March 7, 2024

Kathy Thomas

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Amazing Vacation

"We have returned home from our most amazing vacation to Rio Iguaçu Falls and Búzios It was carefully organised by Ramiro with attention to the details our requirements We must say what a delight Igor our driver was and can’t praise him enough Very knowledgeable and considerate always on time definitely went above and beyond It certainly was a trip we will never forget I will pass your details on to any friends that will be interested in doing a similar tour

March 6, 2024

Juliana Shek

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Iguazu Falls - last minute booking

"We had a last minute decision going to the Iguazu Falls enroute a visit to Rio. We flew from Canada and arrived São Paulo on 23rd Feb morning, and Foz do Iguazu at night time. During the time we were at São Paulo airport, we looked for Iguazu Falls tours the next day, coz we would leave for Rio on 25th Feb. What a blessing I found this website. Walter promptly arranged the tour for me at almost the closing of business hours. He followed up assuring the hotel pick up at 9am the next morning on 24th Feb. Joao was one of the best tour guides I had. With his guide, we saw the best parts of the Falls from both sides of Argentina and Brazil. While hiking the Argentina side trail, we saw monkeys, a poisonous snake, birds, butterflies catfish, lizards and many more. Joao explained to us how some of the endangered species were protected. Very interesting. Joao assisted us to go through customs. It was very smooth going from Brazil to Argentina and coming back. We were so much into taking photos we forgot about our lunch. We felt very sorry for Joao but he just kept going to all the best points so we could take our best pictures. Our apologies. When the trip was finished, Walter checked with us to make sure we were safely back to our hotel. I am very thankful to Walter and his team. Can't believe Mother Nature creating such a magnificent landscape, and we could see it without hassle last minute. Such a wonderful time! I would highly recommend Walter to everyone. Thanks again, Walter and Joao.

March 5, 2024

Lynda Fish

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We were picked up from our hotel on…

"We were picked up from our hotel on time and taken to Buenos Aires airport and everything went smoothly. Our driver and tour guide for the day Alex was waiting for us and took us to start our adventure. The iguaza Falls exceed everyones expectations they are wonderous. Alex took us on the upper trail first,then the boat ride of a life time to go into the falls we got soaked and were so 😊happy and you can buy a video after for $15us Alex then took on lower trail which i personally thought were the best. All in all Alex's trip was fantastic knew his stuff and explained everything we wanted to know.. Brilliant trip would recommend to everyone.

February 25, 2024

Sam Oertwig

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Best Service for Seeing Iguazu Falls

"Can't imagine a better, more seamless trip experience to Iguazu Falls. Communication with Lucia through the entire process was excellent, and each and every aspect of the adventure was better than we could have imagined. Everything was perfectly aligned and delivered without a hitch. We were a bit nervous about our driver getting us to the airport on time from the cruise port. We were originally scheduled to disembark at 7am, but we actually got off at 6:15 and right there was our driver!! And every other transport was equally as excellent. We loved our private Falls guide, Elisangela, who went the distance to ensure we had a truly wonderful experience. We are so so glad we decided to do both sides, and to spend the night in Iguazu. The Falls are beyond comprehension, and no pictures do them justice. Loved trekking around the area where every bend brought new amazing vistas and sounds. Yes, Devil's Throat is closed and will be for awhile, but that in no way detracted from our experience. Stayed at the Grand Panorama Hotel. Very lovely place only 3-minute walk from the main area with shops, restaurants, etc. Very convenient for getting out and about. We also appreciated the options for additional things to do in the area. We selected the Argentinian Dining Experience and the Bird Park in Brazil. The dining experience is something not to be missed! We had so much fun with the other guests and the two instructors/chefs/mixologists. Best filet mignon ever eaten, and that's saying a lot because we are Michelin star foodies! It was a memorable evening that we will be talking about for a long time to come!! And we enjoyed our time seeing some of the many birds of South America. Great conservation facility where the birds are well-taken care of and safe. Everything about our trip was top-notch! Couldn't recommend a better group of people to work with.

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