Iguazu Falls Tours : The sound of Thunder !

Iguazu Falls Tours is a site that promotes trips to go and see one of the most amazing, fantastic miracles of nature : the majestic Iguazu Falls .

Iguazu Falls Tours

Iguazu Falls

Written as Iguaçu in Brazilian Portugese.


 

Pictures of the Falls of Iguazu

Pictures say so much more than words. Click here to so some wonderful sites and views of the Iguazu Falls and region.


 

Witness the Power of Nature !

Actually there are almost no words to describe the spectacle of the Iguaçu Falls … These falls should be seen and heard by your own eyes and ears …


Iguazu Falls Tours will take you to the city of Foz do Iguacu, a prime destination in the area of eco-tourism. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations and the third most visited destination in Brazil.


On the border to Argentina

 

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Iguazu falls tours packages

Foz do Iguaçu is located on the border of Brazil and Argentina and near the border triangle of Brazil – Argentina and Paraguay.
Here the water of the the Iguazu River falls in no less than 275 waterfalls in the Paraná River.


 

Iguazu Falls Tours Map

Iguazu Falls Tours Map

The waterfalls of Foz do Iguacu extend over a distance of 3 km along the border with Argentina and Paraguay. With an average height of 80 meters are The Iguaçu Falls wider than Victoria Falls, higher than Niagara Falls, and probably one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world.


 

Between all these waterfalls there are innumerous small islands.
The lush green national park where Foz do Iguacu lies, adds an extra dimension to this powerful spectacle. The whole area is registered under the World Heritage List of UNESCO.


 

Iguazu Falls Tours to the Brazilian and Argentinian side

Iguazu Falls Tours will take you to the Brazilian side of Foz do Iguaçu Falls : the best in the morning to visit because the light on the water than the best. When the sun appears, see you pass the falls rainbows appear everywhere.


 

For a more adventurous journey you can make a trip with a speedboat along the bottom Foz do Iguacu waterfalls.
Count on wet clothes !


 

Iguazu Falls Tours should include a visit to the Itaipu dam

Besides the impressive water falls Iguazu Falls Tours will take you to the Itaipu dam, which you certainly want to have seen. Itaipu is 8 km long and 224 m height one of the largest hydro electric constructions in the world and produces 80% of the total electricity consumed in Paraguay and 25% of the total electricity consumed in Brazil.


 

It is located on the Brazilian-Paraguyan border in the river Paraná. The construction was started in 1971 and the dam was completed in 1982.

The Itaipu lake has a length of 170 km and is 196 meter high and a 1350 km².
The Hydro electric Dam has twenty generators with a capacity of 700 MW each and a total of 14 GW.

 

 

 


 

Iguazu National Park

Iguazu National Park

Bird park in Foz do Iguaçu

Finally, Iguazu Falls Tours will take you to Parque das Aves, a bird park in Foz do Iguaçu, where more than 800 species of native and exotic birds can be seen, often in their natural environment.


 

Iguazu Falls Tours shows you one of the most breathtaking views of our planet. The strength, size and overwhelming sound of the falls are truly spectacular. They are located inthe Parque Nacional Iguazú that the border between Argentina and Brazil separates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

The movie “The Mission” with Robert de Niro

The mission filmed at Iguazu Falls

The mission filmed at Iguazu Falls

The Mission is a British movie film from 1986 written by Robert Bolt and directed by Roland Joffé.

Starring Robert De Niro, Liam Neeson,Aidan Quinn, Jeremy Irons.

It tells about the experiences of a Jesuit missionary in 18th century South America. The whole film was shot in the region of the Iguazu Falls : one can see the falls, the jungle, the old missionary buildings, the indegenous indian tribes, etc.

The film has won several prices : the Academy Award for Best Cinematography and the Palme d’Or (Golden Palm).
It was chosen as the number one of the Top 50 Religious Films (2007).
The music was composed by the famous Italian Ennio Morricone.

(Source Wikipedia)

Here you can see the trailer of the movie.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


 

Here is a beautiful Youtube movie about the Falls with music of Ennio Morricone.

Enjoy  !


 

 


 

The legend of the Iguacu Falls

Their name comes from the Guarani or Tupi words y (water) and ûasú (large). According to a legend, a god who had foreseen a beautiful aborigine named Naipí to marry who fled with her mortal lover Tarobá in a canoe. In rage, the god sliced theriver through the middle of the falls which were made and the lovers condemned to eternal waterfall.


The Iguazu Falls Tours are among the Iguassu River at the border of the Brazilian state of Paraná (in the South) and the Argentine province of Misiones. They are both the Argentinean and Brazilian side easily accessible. Here is the Iguazu River in the Paraná river in a stunning 275 enchanting waterfalls. They cover a distance of 3 kma nd follow the borders of Argentina and Paraguay. Most of the waterfalls are on the Argentinian border, but the Brazilian side, a beautiful panoramic view can be seen.

Tours to Argentina Iguazu Falls

Tours to Argentina Iguazu Falls

You should see it for yourself : go Iguazu Falls Tours !

 

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