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Asuncion – Bella Vista - Villa Florida – Trinidad – Itaipú – Foz de Iguazú - Waterfalls of Iguazú
4 Days / 3 Nights
 
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Tour:

4 Days / 3 Nights

   
  Description:

Day 1: Asunción


Arrival at the international airport in Asunción and transfer to your hotel, where you have time to refresh after the long trip. In the afternoon we start our journey with a city tour through Asunción. You will get information about the beginning in 1537 the foundation of Asunción, the independence 1811, the heydays under President López and today. We will visit the "Casa de la Independencia", where the independence got proclaimed, the cathedral, the train station, the oldest in whole South America and the national pantheon. During that trip you will have the chance to try a typical speciality - the paraguayan empanadas. At the end of our tour we will make a stop at the most famous market of Asunción the "Mercado 4", which is typical for Latin America.
Bed and breakfast Hotel Portal del Sol 3*

Day 2: Asunción – Estancia San Francisco

This tour starts with the oldest church of Paraguay in Yaguarón. It was first built in the 17th century by the Jesuits and then destroyed. In the late 18th century Franciscan monks built a new church which you can visit today. The baroque church is made of wood and it is a very good example for architecture of missionary churches of the 17th century. It also shows the capacity in arts of the Guaraní. Our journey moves on by passing Villa Florida till we arrive at the Estancia San Francisco were you time to spend your time by horse riding or having a walk on the area witch belongs to the ranch.
Fullboard Estancia San Francisco


Day 3: Estancia San Francisco – Trinidad – Foz de Iguazú
After breakfast we will drive 250 km to the north to Ciudad del Este which is connected with the bridge of friendship to the Brazilian territory. But before we will pass many villages which contain the name "San" in there name were all reductions from this era. In San Ignacio we will visit the museum that contains the most quantity of artifacts from the Jesuit time. After the visit of the museum we are going to drive to Santiago a small village near Encarnación. Santiago is a very good example of the structure how the reductions were built. We might visit the museum and enjoy the tranquility in this village. Before visiting the ruins of Trinidad we will drive to Bella Vista where we are going to stop at our hotel. After refreshing we will finish our tour for to today by exploring the ruins of Trinidad - world heritage site since 1993. In the Jesuit time more than 4.000 people lived in these reductions under the command of the padres. In Trinidad you will see the dimension of this open air museum. When we arrive in Ciudad del Este we first visit Itaipú, the most powerful hydro plant in the world. It is also called one of the wonder of the world in modern times. Here they produce more energy than 12 nuclear plants do. We will visit the small indian museum of the Guaraní "Tierra de los Guaraní and cross the bridge to get to our hotel in Foz de Iguazú, Brazil.
O/ B Hotel Foz Plaza 3*

Optional - not included in the price:

Macuco Safari: Tour through the national park and boat trip through the waters of Iguazú to the devil's throat; price per person, approx. 50,00 US-$

Parque de las Aves:
Bird park righ besides the national park. Course of round about 1 km length with more than 150 diffenrent species of birds; Price per person, approx. 15,00 US-$.




Day 4: Waterfalls of Iguazú, brasilian side

This morning we will visit the biggest waterfalls in the world, the Falls of Iguazú. More then 275 falls on a length of 4 km and a height of 90 m the water falls down. Explore the national park on one of the many tracks in this natural habitat and get impressed by this massive falls. After the visit we will drive you to the airport of Foz de Iguazú from where you fly to you next program or you can catch your connecting flight.

The tour can be also done in other direction!

 
Notes:

Services included:

• Transfers in private car/ bus with air-condition
• English speaking guide
• Overnight stay in hotel of middle class categories
• Overnight stay at the Estancia San Francisco including fullboard
• Entrance fees to the museum, the ruins and the waterfalls of Iguazú




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TOUR-NR.: "GR2"

 
 
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