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What does the entrance to the Argentine side of the Falls include?

The waterfalls on the Argentine side give us the possibility to dive into the jumps, experience them, feel their strength.
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17 October, 2019

Let’s say it: the waterfalls on the Brazilian side have such incredible panoramic views that they excite. But the Cataratas on the Argentine side give us the possibility to dive into the jumps, experience them, feel their strength. Today we tell you what includes the entrance to the Park.

The Iguazu Falls, in addition to to be a World Heritage Site, are one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World. Almost 80% of them are on the Argentine side, in an area protected within the Iguazu National Park.

When you visit the Falls, there are some information that you will need to keep in mind when entering the Park:

  • Entrance times to the Iguazu National Park is from 8 to 16.30. You can stay inside until 18.
  • Entrance fee to Iguazu National Park is paid by card or cash (Argentine pesos). The parking lot too.
  • At the time of taking out the ticket, it is necessary to present identity card or passport.
  • Attention: You can visit the National Park Iguazu two days in a row. On the second day you pay half. For this, the first day you have to go to the window and ask for your ticket validation to the next day. The next day you’ll have to show up with that ticket. and your identity card.

Tours in the Falls of the Iguazu Argentine side

These are the tours included with the entrance to the Iguazu National Park:

Train

Within the Iguazú National Park there is a train that runs from the entrance (Central Station – first station) to the Garganta del Diablo Station (third station). Once there, to access the Garganta del Diablo, you have to walk along a walkway of 1100 m (Paseo Garganta del Diablo).

Green Path

It is 600 m walk from the information center to the Cataratas Station (second station) along a path surrounded by vegetation. It is recommended to go this way towards Cataratas Station and from there take the train towards the Garganta del Diablo.

Top Walk

It is accessed from Cataratas Station. It’s 1750 m walk on walkways. Here you can visit the San Martín, Mbiguá, Gpeque Bernabé Mendez, Adán and Eva, Bosetti, Chico and Dos Hermanas. It is a path with low difficulty. The estimated visit time is 2 hours and you can access this circuit until 17 pm.

Lower Circuit

It is accessed from Cataratas Station, past the lighthouse. It’s 1700 m walk on walkways. The last part is a path between stones. From here you can see the jumps Dos Hermanas, Chico, Alvar Nuñez and Lanusse. The circuit is of medium accessibility and the estimated visit time is 1 hour and 45 minutes. Access to the circuit is allowed until 17.

Macuco Trail

It is accessed from the Central Station and is a route of 7000 m (round trip). It is recommended for trekking, bird watching and getting to know the jungle. It is interpretive and self-guided. Here you access the Salto Arrechea. The difficulty is low in the first 3200 m, high in the 200 m that follows and a half in the final 100 m. The estimated visit time is 3 hours. Entrance is allowed from 8 to 15 and must be finished before dark.

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