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Jan, 16/2019
06:21pm
(GMT -3)

Iguassu Falls

Argentinean Side 
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GPS Location:
Upper Circuit
Lower Circuit
DevilĀ“s Throat
San Martin Island
 
 
GPS Location:
-25.683071, -54.454916
 
Upper Circuit
click to enlargeThe Upper Circuit starts 3/4 mile from the Visitor´s Center. From the Upper Circuit visitors can see the top of the Argentinean Falls, the San Martin Island and part of the Brazilian side of the Falls. It is a 1,750 meter (1 mile) roundtrip. There are no stairs on this trail, so wheelchair access is possible.
Location: Argentina
Approximate time: 1 hour
Travel distance: 28 km (17 miles), from the center of the city of Iguassu Falls
Open: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
 
Lower Circuit
click to enlargeThe Lower Circuit is a 1,300 meter (6/8 mile) long loop trail that allows the visitor to see the various smaller Argentinean waterfalls. Starting 1,500 meters (1 mile) from the Visitor Center this trail is equipped with restrooms and a snack bar. On this trail it is possible to get close to the Argentinean fall named Carlos Bozzetti.
Location: Argentina
Approximate time: 1 hour
Travel distance: 31 km (19 miles), from the center of the city of Iguassu Falls
Open: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
 
DevilĀ“s Throat
click to enlargeThe largest quantity of water passes through this part of Iguassu Falls. Named "Garganta del Diablo" (Spanish for Devils Throat), this part of the Falls is very high; 80 meters (266 feet) high. The visitor can get to within a few meters of Devils Throat by walking on the new catwalk (2.200 meters or 1.3 mile round trip). There are no stairs on the walkway. To reach Devils Throat one most get on the Ecological Train of the Jungle. People don´t need to show any ticket for it. As you are in the park you can use the train at any time. Another alternative to reach Devils Throat is walking on a dirty road for 2.365 meters (almost 1.5 mile).  
Location: Argentina
Approximate time: 2 hours
Travel distance: 31 km (19 miles), from the center of the city of Iguassu Falls
Open: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
See also: Brazilian side
 
San Martin Island
click to enlargeSan Martin Island is accessible by ferryboat from the Lower Circuit trail. There is a loop trail on the island, but to reach it the visitor must climb 174 very steep steps. There are new rails to help people to get to the top. This is not a climb recommended for the elderly, people with physical disabilities or heart conditions. Last ferryboat departs at 3:45 p.m. (summer time) and 3:00 p.m. (winter time).
Location: Argentina
Approximate time: 1 hour
Travel distance: 31 km (19 miles), from the center of the city of Iguassu Falls
Open: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


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