1. Argentina
  2. Misiones Province
  3. Foz do Iguaçu
  4. Iguazu National Park

From Puerto Iguazu: San Ignacio Ruins and Wanda Mines Tour

Product ID: 297170
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Explore the Jesuit Ruins of San Ignacio and the Wanda Mines on a day trip from Puerto Iguazu.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 11 - 12.5 hours
Starting time 7:30 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup optional

Hotel pickup will be between 6:30 AM and 7:30 AM, and is available if you are staying in a centrally located accommodation or on the way to the falls. Please bear in mind that in some cases, the bus might not be able to access your hotel and you will be contacted to arrange a different pickup spot. Please be ready for pickup 15 minutes before the activity starts.
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the ruins of San Ignacio Miní, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Learn about the history of Jesuits and native peoples in the region
  • See many precious stones at the Wanda Mines
Full description
Start with pickup from your hotel in Puerto Iguazu. Travel through the beautiful natural landscape of the region, passing small towns before reaching the imposing ruins of San Ignacio Miní located 240 kilometers from the city of Puerto Iguazu. 

Enjoy a guided tour which explores the history of this area. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Jesuit mission was built by the Spanish Conquistadors in the 17th century. The ruins were discovered in 1897 and restored between 1940 and 1948. Learn about the construction, life, and customs of the Guarani aborigines and the Jesuit occupiers of the region. 

Visit the mines of precious stones in the city of Wanda. The mines are a series of caves where you can enter to see the raw gems within. Discover the miners’ hands-on approach to ensuring that full geodes are kept as whole as possible. See multiple types of precious stones such as amethyst, milky quartz, clear quartz, amongst others.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Puerto Iguazu
  • Bilingual English and Spanish-speaking guides in the Ruins and the Mines
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance ticket to San Ignacio Miní, approximately ARS 270 for international visitors, ARS 250 for Mercosur citizens, ARS 200 for Argentinian citizens
  • Entrance ticket to Wanda Mines, approximately ARS 170 general admission
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please wait at the gas station. Please be there 15 minutes before indicated time.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This is a shared tour that takes place in groups of up to 48 people
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Product ID: 297170