South America Travel

Overview of Iguazu Falls

An arial view of the magnificent Iguazu Falls Igauzu Falls is one of the most visited places in all of South America. With 275 falls gushing from a 80 km high and 3km wide cliff, it is one of the most breathtaking and dramatic series of waterfalls in the world. The Falls are situated between the borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay.

Each side of the falls has its own highlights. The Brazilian side, which is called Iguassu, has some of the best overall views, including the Cataracts of Iguassu, which are set amongst lush rainforests. Since the borders are in close proximity, it is also possible to explore both sides of the falls in one day.

A color inhabitant of the Iguazu Falls National Park On the Argentinean side you will find the most extensive wilderness portions, which make up lush rainforests of the Argentinean Iguazu National Park. This park is excellent for trekking to the falls, with miles of organized and well-kept trails.

Also on this side of the falls is the Garganta del Diablo, the famous "Devil's Throat," which is the single largest waterfall in the world. An adventure boat ride will take you through the bottom of the falls for a wet ride and a view of the falls from the Iguazu River. You can also enjoy the breathtaking views from the Garganta Del Diablo restaurant, which overlook the falls.

On the trek back from the falls you'll have the opportunity to stop at a shopping district and also at the lookout point where the borders of Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay meet, and also where the Parana and Iguazu Rivers flow.

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