6 days in Foz do Iguacu, Puerto Iguazu & Paraguay Itinerary

6 days in Foz do Iguacu, Puerto Iguazu & Paraguay Itinerary

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6 days in Foz do Iguacu, Puerto Iguazu & Paraguay Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
2
Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Asuncion, Paraguay
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1
night
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Triple Frontier.

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Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September since evenings lows in Foz do Iguacu dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Puerto Iguazu.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Historic Sites Museums
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Buddhist Temple ©
Buddhist Temple
Triple Frontier ©
Triple Frontier
Ecomuseu de Itaipu ©
Ecomuseu de Itaipu

2
nights
Puerto Iguazu, Argentina

Puerto Iguazu ©
The gateway to a national park inscribed on the World Heritage List, growing Puerto Iguazu sits on the confluence of two major rivers near the border with Paraguay and Brazil.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): wander the streets of Puerto Iguazu. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Isla San Martin.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Iguazu online road trip planner .

Puerto Iguazu is just a stone's throw from Foz do Iguacu. In September, daily temperatures in Puerto Iguazu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Puerto Iguazu

Parks Nature
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Parque Nacional Iguazu ©
Parque Nacional Iguazu

1
night
Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay

Ciudad Del Este ©
The commercial center of eastern Paraguay, busy Ciudad Del Este serves primarily as a shopping destination for Argentines and Brazilians.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): browse the different shops at Casa Nissei and then buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Paris.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ciudad Del Este day trip planning tool .

Ciudad Del Este is very close to Puerto Iguazu. In September in Ciudad Del Este, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Asuncion.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Shopping
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Casa Nissei ©
Casa Nissei
Shopping Paris ©
Shopping Paris

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hours
Asuncion, Paraguay

Asuncion
Paraguay's capital and economic center, Asuncion ranks among the youngest cities on the continent, with more than half of its residents under 30 years of age.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Asuncion day trip planning app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Ciudad Del Este to Asuncion in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Paraguay Time (PYT) is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Asuncion can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Asuncion

Nightlife Shopping Outdoors
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