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There is 2 Airports serving Iguassu (Iguazu, Iguaçu) Falls, IGU on the Brazilian side and IGR on the Argentinian side.
See here for a map of airports connecting to IGU and IGR  forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=3052.msg1363094#msg1363094

When searching for award availability search first to connecting  airports as for example, from NYC VIA Brazil search

LAN thru Lima Peru (cheapest option usually) Oneworld (BA Shows Lan)
JFK-GIG  on Tam (BA.com) and/or AA (AA.com)
JFK- GRU AA, Delta
EWR-GRU UA
COPA airlines flies thru Panama City and GRU (usually 2 stops)

Argentina options

Aerolineas Argentina JFK-EZE
LAN Argentina


Hotels
Belmont in the Brazilian side of the park
Sheraton Iguazu in the Argentina side of the park. (SPG)
Park Hyatt Iguacu Falls coming soon!

Major Activities

The Argentinian side is more up-close and personal.
You will need to walk both the upper and lower trail on the Argentina side. The upper will take about an hour, the lower about 2. Make sure to do the boat ride on the lower trail for the most awesome views. You will get soaked so take along a ziplock for your camera. You can also take the train to Devils point

The Brazillian side is more of a panorama view.
On the Brazil side at the falls there is less walking as you are not next to the falls like on the Argentina side but rather across the river from them. You will take a tram to the start of the trail on the Brazil side and just walk along side the falls, starting from the pink hotel till the end. When you get to the end is when you will be totally blown away. Walk out on the boardwalk and you will get the most amazing view of the falls.

Bird park well worth about an hour

Helicopter tour on the Brazillian side (Argentina band it as its not Eco friendly)

There is a  huge dam you can tour that powers all of Paraguay and huge portions of Brazil and Argentina

Airport Transfer Options

Cabs are available at fairly cheap from both airports to the park and hotels (cross border too)
« Last edited by mgarfin on January 19, 2016, 10:09:41 PM »

Author Topic: Iguassu (Iguazu, Iguaçu) Falls Master Thread  (Read 40225 times)

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Re: Iguassu (Iguazu, Iguaçu) Falls Master Thread
« Reply #420 on: November 28, 2018, 05:38:59 PM »
thx for feedback- im flying Saturday night and getting into igu on sun 12pm and leaving gig 1030 at night

how would break it down

i figured 2 days in each is good?

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Re: Iguassu (Iguazu, Iguaçu) Falls Master Thread
« Reply #421 on: November 28, 2018, 05:43:58 PM »
thx for feedback- im flying Saturday night and getting into igu on sun 12pm and leaving gig 1030 at night

how would break it down

i figured 2 days in each is good?
Lol, your post was super unclear then. Read what you wrote.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Iguassu (Iguazu, Iguaçu) Falls Master Thread
« Reply #422 on: November 28, 2018, 06:01:45 PM »
My fault!
Sun to tues in igu
And tues-Thursday igu - gig

Question is to take 10am flight from igu or 430

Thx

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Re: Iguassu (Iguazu, Iguaçu) Falls Master Thread
« Reply #423 on: November 28, 2018, 06:53:57 PM »
My fault!
Sun to tues in igu
And tues-Thursday igu - gig

Question is to take 10am flight from igu or 430

Thx

10am. You have half day Sunday for IGU side and all day Monday for IGR side.

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Re: Iguassu (Iguazu, Iguaçu) Falls Master Thread
« Reply #424 on: November 30, 2018, 02:43:28 PM »
10am. You have half day Sunday for IGU side and all day Monday for IGR side.
Perfect amount of time