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Foz do Iguaçu: Sunset Catamaran Boat Tour with Dinner

1. Foz do Iguaçu: Sunset Catamaran Boat Tour with Dinner

Get picked up from your hotel in Foz do Iguaçu and drive to Echaporã Port. There, embark on a boat journey on the Kattamaram II, a safe and comfortable boat with A/C, a full bar, and kitchen. Over a delicious dinner onboard, contemplate the meeting between the Iguaçu and Paraná Rivers, which make up the border between Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay.  Continue down the Paraná River to the Three Frontier Landmark. Pass under the Tancredo Neves Bridge, also known as Fraternity Bridge or the Friendship Bridge. All the while, you'll be gliding along the gorgeous Iguaçu River — the border between Brazil and Argentina. Cruise up to the rushing Tamanduá River, docking there for a few minutes so you can take a dip in a jetty with a swimming pool, exclusive use of the catamaran's passengers. Return to the port and transfer back to your hotel in Foz de Iguaçu.

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Itaipu Dam Tour with Admission Ticket from Foz do Iguaçu

2. Itaipu Dam Tour with Admission Ticket from Foz do Iguaçu

Meet your guide at your hotel and head to the Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam, 20 minutes from Foz do Iguaçu and a world leader in clean and replaceable energy production. Itaipu is located in the middle of Brazil and Paraguay, so you’ll visit both countries on this tour. Your tour begins with a 10-minute video at the Visitor Center, which tells the history of the construction of the dam. The guided tour continues by bus outside of the reservoir with three stops to allow you to appreciate its panoramic views. See the view from the edge of the dam and continue on the path that will take you to the natural surroundings of the dam and the beautiful scenery inside the Touristic Itaipu Complex. At the end of the tour, enjoy the beautiful view of Itaipu Lake before returning to your hotel.  

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Foz do Iguacu: 2-Hour Rafain Churrascaria Show with Dinner

3. Foz do Iguacu: 2-Hour Rafain Churrascaria Show with Dinner

Discover the traditional folkloric music and dance of Latin America at the Rafain Churrascaria Show in Foz do Iguacu, a dance show famous for its typical dishes, great service, and lively entertainment. Your evening will begin with complimentary transportation from your hotel in Puerto Iguazu (Argentina) or Foz do Iguacu (Brazil). Be dazzled and impressed with over 45 artists on stage. Watch traditional folkloric dances and listen to typical songs from Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Bolivia, and Paraguay. The Rafain Churrascaria Show features tango from Argentina, traditional songs from Mexico, Andean music, and capoeira and samba from Brazil. Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner at the show. The all-you-can-eat buffet features more than 200 cold and hot dishes, including a variety of salads, traditional Brazilian dishes, other international cuisine, and a sampling of meats and desserts. When your dinner and dance show is complete, you will be transferred back to your hotel with many happy memories.

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Puerto Iguazu: Jungle Horseback Ride with Guaraní Community

4. Puerto Iguazu: Jungle Horseback Ride with Guaraní Community

With this tour, you will explore the rural parts of Iguazú by horseback. Afterwards, visit the Guaraní community and go on a 30-minute walk of the jungle to admire the native flora, fauna, aboriginal traps, medicinal plants, and giant ferns. This tour includes transfers, entrance fees, and a community guide. The departure schedule is to be organised with the local operator. The horse riding circuit is suitable for beginners or those with experience alike - the guide will assist you at all times. This beautiful region offers visitors amazing bird and wildlife watching opportunities. During the tour, you will also hear music sung by a choir of Guaraní children and admire local crafts.

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Foz do Iguaçu: Guided City Tour

5. Foz do Iguaçu: Guided City Tour

Discover a charming city with remarkable landscapes and an incredible mix of ethnicities and cultural characteristics. Visit places such as the Buddhist Temple and the Falconry Center, and enjoy a sensational lunch at Barracão restaurant with an array of dishes from across Brazilian gastronomy. This city is booming with an international culture. A visit to a mosque and Kapadokya, representatives of one of the largest Arab communities in Brazil, are also part of this tour. Discover Avenida Pedro Basso, known as one of the most beautiful streets in Brazil with its many trees. Encounter the main streets and historical sites of Foz: Avenida Brasil, Hotel Cassino, Colégio Mitre, the Catholic Church, and Colégio Agrícola. To end the tour, continue to one of the largest handicraft and homemade chocolate shops in Latin America.

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Foz do Iguaçu: Arabian Night Tour with Dinner

6. Foz do Iguaçu: Arabian Night Tour with Dinner

Meet your local guide at your hotel in Foz do Iguaçu and start the journey. Enjoy your first stop at the Arab Mosque. Its architecture was inspired by Al-Aqsa Mosque, in Jerusalem. Appreciate the two minaret towers from which the Muslim call to prayer is sounded five times each day. Then visit Kapadokya, the Arab culture shop where you will find high-quality products. You can look for traditional tableware and handicrafts while you taste the delicious Arab coffee. Also, stop at Albayan Doceria and the Empire of Sweets, and discover the most varied sweets of the Arab culture. At the end of the tour, enjoy a tasty dinner at the Lebanese Castle. This restaurant prepares a delicious and traditional Arabic dinner for its visitors, with the most varied foods and non-alcoholic beverages.

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What people are saying about Foz do Iguaçu

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 47 reviews

The guide was fantastic. He sent me a message the day before to make sure I was all set. The trip was very smooth and would highly recommend

Highly recommended. The buffet dinner is really good, lots of varieties. The 8 countries national dance is great and fun.

interesting tour. was picked up at the hotel on time. personable guide.

This experience was spectacular! Exiting, funny and beautiful!

Very interesting trip, we learned a lot about Foz do Iguaçu.