IGUAZU FALLS FOR IN-TRANSIT GUESTS
During your voyage, enjoy a rare opportunity to explore the world’s most fascinating destinations in small, private groups, with knowledgeable guides to help you discover off –the-beaten- path gems. On an Overland Program, you’ll disembark the ship for one-night or more to enjoy a more authentic insider’s view, experiencing firsthand the colorful cultures, dramatic landscapes and exquisite landmarks before rejoining your ship.
Experience the extraordinary natural beauty and wildlife of South America during this memorable journey to Iguazú Falls ~ one of the great natural wonders of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Iguazú River Delta is located in the center of a sub-tropical forest spanning 457,000 acres, and possesses unique characteristics that have made it an important economic and ecological reserve for its neighboring countries. On this overland adventure you will visit the northeastern section of Argentina - an area that is inhabited by over 400 different varieties of birds and marks one of the most beautiful landscapes of the world.
80m high and 3km wide, the Iguazú Falls span the border between Argentina and Brazil and is made up of many cascades that generate vast sprays of water producing one of the most spectacular waterfalls known to mankind.
Transfer from the pier to the Domestic Airport to board your flight to Iguazú. Upon arrival, you will be met by your local guide and then transferred to Iguazú Falls National Park. A buffet lunch will be served at La Selva Restaurant shortly after your arrival.
Following lunch, enjoy a motorized boat cruise (zodiacs) which allows you to view the falls from water level and get close enough to feel the spray and energy created by this great mass of falling water. Please note that you will get wet on the zodiacs. Along the way, your guide will explain all about the trees, birds, falls and more. Note: the zodiac loading area is not accessible to wheelchairs. There are approximately 100 steps down / up to reach the boats with no ramps. The zodiac tour is optional and any guests wishing to remain ashore can do so. There are shaded areas and benches to sit on throughout the park.
The name Iguazú means Great Waters in Guarani. This natural wonder is taller and twice as wide than Niagara Falls and combines 275 falls in a massive, magnificent cascade stretching for nearly 1.7 miles. Situated on the border between Argentina and Brazil, its waters pass over lush, sub-tropical greenery. One of the most breathtaking sights you may see during your tour is the fluttering of more than 700 species of butterflies that make this area their home.
After the zodiac tour, check-in at your hotel and enjoy some free time to relax before dinner.
Overnight at Loi Suites Hotel or similar
After breakfast at the hotel, check out & transfer by bus to Iguazú National Park. Take a unique ride on the Iguazú Eco-Train. You will end your visit with a moderate walk through one of the circuits of the National Park on the Argentine Side. Along the way traverse over catwalks and observatories. You will transfer to the Iguazú Airport in time to catch the flight back to Buenos Aires where you will return to the ship.
Land Program Step by Step:
Please note: The order of sites visited may vary to avoid congestion. This program is subject to flight confirmations which are beyond our control. All program details including timings and any flights indicated below are approximate, given here for general reference purposes and subject to change. Final itineraries with the most up to date details will be provided by the Destination Services Team once you board the ship. Please review your final itinerary carefully for any amendments.
9:15am Disembark the ship and transfer to the Domestic Airport
11:15am Fly to Iguazú (flight details TBA and subject to change)
1:00pm Arrival in Iguazú and transfer to Iguazú Falls National Park
2:00pm Enjoy lunch at La Selva Restaurant.
3:00pm Zodiac Adventure Navigation on the Argentinean side of the falls
6:00pm Transfer to your hotel
7:30pm Dinner at your hotel
Overnight at Loi Suites Hotel or similar hotel
Buffet breakfast at your hotel
8:30am Check-out and transfer to Iguazú National Park
9:00am Visit the upper circuit and ride on the Eco Train
11:00am Depending on flight schedule, enjoy some time at leisure until your airport transfer. Box lunch provided (sandwich, salad, fruit, and water – subject to change)
2:30pm Transfer to the airport
4:00pm Fly to Buenos Aires (flight details TBA and subject to change)
6:00pm Arrival in Buenos Aires and transfer to the pier
7:00pm Approximate arrival back to the port and re-embark the ship
Seasons in South America are exactly opposite of those in North America. Rain can fall at any time of the year. A hot and humid climate should be expected during the summer (December-March)
What to Bring: Light, loose clothing, comfortable, rubber-soled shoes and a light rain jacket as well as mosquito repellant are recommended. Guests can also wear a swimsuit for the zodiac boat ride if they wish but must be worn under your clothes as there are no changing facilities.
Note: The pathways can be uneven in places and there are approximately 100 steps up / down to access the zodiac boat. You are very likely to get wet from the spray of the falls.
Currency: The official Argentine currency is the Peso. USD are accepted in most places. The exchange rate is approximately 1 USD = 8.0 Argentine pesos.
Electricity: 220 volts A.C. (50 Hz)
Luggage: As you will be flying on a domestic flight, the luggage restrictions are as follows:
5kg/11lbs of carry-on luggage
15kg / 33lbs of checked-in luggage
Documents and Visa Requirements: Passport is required
Accommodations: If similar hotels are required due to unforeseen circumstances, they will be of equal ratings and standards
Loi Suites Hotel, Iguazú Falls
Selva Iryapú sin Número, Casilla de Correo nº11 - 3370
Puerto Iguazú - Misiones - Argentina
Phone: 54 3757 498300
•1 night at Loi Suites Hotel (Standard Junior Studio) or similar – breakfast and taxes included
•Excursion to Argentine Falls with upper circuit, Eco Train and Zodiac Adventure
•1 Lunch at La Selva Restaurant (2 non-alcoholic drinks included)
•1 Dinner at Loi Suites Hotel (soft drinks, mineral water, wine and beer included)
•Gratuities for luggage handling
•Economy class flight tickets from Buenos Aires to Iguazú and back to Buenos Aires
•Any meals and beverages not specified above
•Gratuities to guides and drivers
•Personal expenses and hotel incidentals
Please note: Land programs that encompass multiple days ashore customarily include extensive and prolonged activity, while those of shorter durations typically have more moderate activity levels. However, each program varies and participants should be prepared to negotiate a mixture of surfaces which may include: inclines, cobblestones, sand, and gravel or natural paths. There may also be a need to climb steps or stairs on occasion. Guests who utilize a wheelchair and those with mobility concerns are advised to check with the cruise line in advance to see if any portion of the tour program may not be considered suitable for their individual situation. Weather appropriate clothing; hats; sunglasses; and flat, comfortable walking shoes are generally recommended.
Hotel and Land Program pricing is not combinable with FREE 1-Night Pre-Cruise Luxury Hotel Package. If applicable, please contact Regent Seven Seas Cruises or your travel agent for multi-night pre-cruise hotel pricing information. Land program promotions are subject to terms.