Argentina off the beaten track

Overland inside the deep Argentina including the Iberá wetlands, the South American forest and the Iguazú Falls.

7 night / 8 Days



full recomended!


Argentina may be explored in a brand new way, developed for those wanting to explore Argentina and the bordering countries escorted by the very local people in their own 4WD VAN and in a comfortable and protected way. 

A great option for those looking to travel on a different way, this itinerary covers the key area of the Big Rivers in Argentina, including the Iguazu Falls, the awesome wetlands, plenty of wild life and the pristine Jungle.


Highlights

  • Experience one of the most exciting routes in Argentina
  • No many things are nicer than getting lost in the small paths of the Natural Reserve Iberá, where nature is the only guide.
  • Going into a jungle path in a great state of preserve towards the heart of the Biosphere Reserve Yaboti is a unique and fascinating experience.
  • Discover one of the most relevant chapters of the Human History accomplished by the Jesuits and the Guarani tribe.
  • The Guarani Trace itinerary enriches those wanting to be the main character of a magic trip where customs and nature leave a permanent trace in our memories.   
  • Get experience the interaction of European immigrants with native and Creole customs generating a unique combination of cultures, which has a marked influence on the local culture.


Operates: Whole the year

Places and attractions to visit: Parana river’s delta, El Palmar National Park, Iberá wetlands, Yabotí Reserve, Jesuit Missions, Iguazu Falls, aborigine culture, the immigrant’s route.

Region: the Big Rivers region 


Overview

DAY 1: BUE to COLON (330 km) Paraná Delta, National Park el Palmar
DAY 2: COLON to COLONIA CARLOS PELLEGRINI (450Km). Iberá water marshlands
DAY 3: At IBERA MARSHLANDS
DAY 4: COLONIA C PELLEGRINI to EL SOBERBIO (330 km). We will overnight in one of their lodges immerse in the Virgin Forest.
DAY 5: EL SOBERBIO. Forest, rivers and Mocona Falls. 
DAY 6: EL SOBERBIO to PUERTO IGUAZU (270 km) Jesuit Ruins of San Ignacio Mini
DAY 7: PUERTO IGUAZU Admire the Iguazu Falls from both the Argentinean and the Brazilian sides
DAY 8: PUERTO IGUAZU Transfer you to the airport at the Argentinean or Brazilian side
 
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CUSTOMIZE THIS TOUR FOR ME:  
Our itineraries are suggestions based in our knowledge and experience and were prepared in order to get the maximum enjoyment and use of the time. However it can be customized, as much or as little as you want to suit your own specific requirements.

Itineraty Details

DAY 1: BUE to COLON (330 km)

Morning departure from your Hotel after breakfast and starting with this gorgeous trip overlanding. This day we will cross the Delta of the Parana River introducing into the region of the big rivers, though We will a little town built on the Parana River´ Delta and were locals need to drive their boats to go from the downtown to the hospital for example after that, we will arrive to the National Park El Palmar located near Colon City. This National Park is a beautiful place with close to a thousand Palm trees and the sun set there is incredibly beautiful. In EL PALMAR we can enjoy a horse riding inside the National Park or sail by boat at this beautiful place.
After the sunset (if the weather allows) we will visit Colon City and overnight there.

DAY 2: COLON to COLONIA CARLOS PELLEGRINI (450Km)

After overlanding across beautiful landscapes with slopes and hills, rivers and streams, we will arrive at Colonia Carlos Pellegrini, a wonderful town at the edge of IBERA MARSHLANDS, there are no words to describe such an amazing place, the silence, the nature, the fauna and the birds! All at your reach. After a small rest we will have time to do excursions by boat or horse riding thru the Marshlands or can go to the observatories to see the birds. We will overnight in this quaint town named Colonia Carlos Carlos Pellegrini.

DAY 3: At COLONIA CARLOS PELLEGRINI.

Continuing with this fantastic experience in the Marshlands you will surf by boat to take gorgeous pictures of the local fauna, experience bird watching and swim with horses (during summer) in the Marshlands waters. This unique Ecosystem is waiting for you.
Overnight for the second night in this cozy town.

DAY 4: COLONIA C PELLEGRINI to EL SOBERBIO (330 km)

During this trip we will cross the border to Brasil to visit the Jesuit Ruins there and then come back to the Argentinean side to continue the route to the picturesque town of El Soberbio.
This area actually is a Biosphere reserve with more than 250.000 hectares of incredible jungle where a man cannot see any further than a few meters, since the thick greenery won’t let him view the horizon.
We will overnight in one of their lodges immerse in the Virgin Forest. 


DAY 5: FOREST, RIVERS AND THE GUARANI TRACE

In the morning, after breakfast and depending on the weather we will visit the MOCONA WATERFALLS  (strange waterfall created by a fracture along nearly three kilometers in the Uruguay river´s rocky bed that makes the river plunge upon its own bed from waterfalls nearly 9 meters high depending on the river water volume).
After that we will visit the Guarani Trace.
This aborigine culture is as rich as the biodiversity of the habitat where they have lived forever. They guide the learning journey through the wonderful and mythical Guarani world. The experience of getting to know the native cultures in depth is aimed to promote the preservation as a resource of environmental, economic and social development of these rural communities.
Overnight for the second night in the forest lodge


DAY 6: EL SOBERBIO to PUERTO IGUAZU (270 km)

In the morning, after breakfast and depending on the weather we will visit the MOCONA WATERFALLS (strange waterfall created by a fracture along nearly three kilometers in the Uruguay river´s rocky bed that makes the river plunge upon its own bed from waterfalls nearly 9 meters high depending on the river water volume).
On our way to Puerto Iguazu we will visit the Jesuit Ruins of SAN IGNACIO MINI. The characteristic Misiones landscape is represented by jungle-covered hillocks and red soil.
Overnight at PUERTO IGUAZU.

DAY 7: PUERTO IGUAZU

This day we can admire the Iguazu Falls from both the Argentinean and the Brazilian sides. You will have plenty of time to sit in awe at this incredible wonderful of the world.
Overnight at PUERTO IGUAZU.

DAY 8: PUERTO IGUAZU

After breakfast we will transfer you to the airport at the Argentinean or Brazilian side. End of our services.

END OF OUR SERVICES

OPTIONALS:

From Puerto Iguazu we can overland the three borders (Argentinean, Brazilian and Paraguayan) First, visiting Itaipu Dam and then, the biggest Tax Free city in South America: Ciudad del Este in Paraguay, we can also visit the Jesuit Ruins in the Paraguayan side near Encarnacion city or continue to Asuncion City the capital of Paraguay. Please ask us for quotation.



CUSTOMIZE THIS TOUR FOR ME:  
Our itineraries are suggestions based in our knowledge and experience and were prepared in order to get the maximum enjoyment and use of the time. However it can be customized, as much or as little as you want to suit your own specific requirements.

Prices


Important note:

Please take into account that the VAT tax 21%. According to tax regulations in regards to foreign visitors, is not included on the accommodation portion of your quote.
To skip the payment of the VAT tax, we need a copy of your passport before arriving to our country.


Included in the cost
  • Private services with two drivers during the entire trip, all their expenses such as accommodation, food, beverages, etc, gasoline up to 1500 km and all car or van expenses.
  • VAT and local taxes.
Not Included in the cost
  • Accommodation
  • Food and beverages.
  • Excursions (boats, horse ridings, etc).
  • National Park Entrance Fees
  • International or Domestic Flights.
  • Insurance (Covitour offers Travel insurance with special rates for this trip. Please just let us know if you are interested).
  • Personal items.
  • Optional extension to Asuncion del Paraguay or other destinations.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: We will be very happy to quote the rest of this special deal package trip for you. We can offer you different accommodations like B&B, LUXURY LODGES, FARMS OR PRIVATE HOMES. Contact us at this very moment and start enjoying now this unforgettable trip! The unique way to fully experience magical places and its inhabitants.


Particular conditions
All of the excursions described in the itineraries can normally be carried out. Notwithstanding the above, Covitour Incoming & Corporate and its agents reserve the right, for technical or operative reasons, to reschedule, shorten, or alter all or part of the itineraries and/or excursions without prior notice, in order to safeguard the wellbeing and safety of passengers, preserve the environment, or due to any extraordinary circumstances, acts of God or force majeure. For the same reasons, the hours of departure or arrival of the excursions may be subject to change.


TIPS FOR THE JUNGLE:

1. When you see several butterflies fluttering around a same spot, it is an indication that some jungle mammal has defecated or urinated recently so you are close to it. 

2. If walking in the jungle makes you sweat it is highly probable that butterflies land on you. (a butterfly kiss) 

3. Don´t forget to bring with you mosquito repellent although in this forest there are Citronella trees which make mosquitoes stay away. It is also a good idea to bring sun block 

4. We will provide you with Monoculars for your convenience.

 PERKS: Buying this Special Package Trip you will get an extra 150 km free of charge (no gasoline will be charged for this extra 150 km) to enjoy different places of your interest.

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