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  1. Brazil
  2. Paraná
  3. Foz do Iguaçu
  4. Paraná River

From Foz do Iguaçu: Catamaran Cruise to Bertoni Museum

Product ID: 234597
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Have a moment with nature in a protected area of the Paraguayan jungle. Take a catamaran ride up the Parana River and hike to the Bertoni museum.
About this activity
Duration 5.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup included

Roundtrip Transfer to Most Hotels in downtown of Foz do Iguaçu
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Cruise from Brazil to Paraguay in a catamaran boat
  • See the landmark of the triple frontier
  • Hike on a trail through the forest
  • Visit the Bertoni Museum
Full description
Begin your adventure with a trip in a 40-passenger capacity catamaran. Enjoy a colonial breakfast during the catamaran trip and behold the beautiful landscapes of the jungle. The boat navigates through a section of the Iguassu River where you can see the Tancredo Neves Bridge that unites Brazil and Argentina, and the Landmark of the Three Frontiers.

This branch of the Parana River is also dominated by the famous "Dorado" fish, also known as the "Tiger of the Parana". Enjoy the beautiful riverside scenery of rocks and vegetation native to the region.

Upon arrival at Puerto Bertoni on the Paraguayan bank of the river, your hike begins. The Moisés Santiago Bertoni Monument is part of an ecological corridor and has two interpretive trails: The Arroyo Bertoni Trail, which leads to the port and The Sendero Kuri`y Palmital, a trail where you can observe the native and exotic species introduced by Bertoni. First, you will hike through a forest trail (one of the magic moments of the excursion) that leads to the old Bertoni family house which has since been transformed into a museum.

The site houses ten rooms where you will see personal belongings of the greatest scientist and researcher in the history of Paraguay. Personal objects, family furnishings, hundreds of books edited by the Swiss scholar, machines, working objects and photographs are just some of the objects you will be able to examine on this tour.
Includes
  • Roundtrip transfer to most hotels in downtown Foz do Iguaçu
  • Professional tour guide
  • Catamaran ride
  • Colonial breakfast
  • Entrance to the Bertoni Museum
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch and beverages
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Visa if required
Not allowed
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Please bring your passport with you and pay close attention to the visa restrictions.
• The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon confirmation.
• Please check if you require a visa or similar document to enter Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina. You are responsible for obtaining these documents.
• Please verify your hotel address and pick up time before confirming your purchase.
• Please note that in order to enter Paraguay, the Yellow Fever vaccination will be required. Anyone planning a trip to destinations considered as risk areas should be vaccinated at least 10 days beforehand.
• The hiking difficulty level of this tour is low, but the path is steep. Elderly people or those with mobility impairments are not advised to do this tour.
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Gray Line Brazil

Product ID: 234597