Iguazu National Park (Argentina)

845 Saira Arcoiris - Tangara seledon - Green-headed Tanager - RMJ
Green-headed Tanager

All Iguazú trips include:

  • hotel pick-up and drop
  • transport to and from Iguazú National Park entrance
  • All National Park entrance fees
  • Mineral water and Subway lunch
  • Birding books, Iguazú Bird list
  • Scope.
  • Optional extras:
    06.00 Early Birding on Route 101 before park opens (weather permitting).
    PM Visit to Hummingbird Garden in Puerto Iguazú

Sample Itineraries

  •  1-day Iguazú itinerary (Full Day)
  • 2-day Iguazú itinerary (2 Full Days)IguazuFalls_gc

 

Sample 1-day birding itinerary

  • 863 Frutero Overo - Cissopis leverianus - Magpie Tanager - RMJ
    Magpie Tanager

    AM 08.00 Enter Iguazú National Park main entrance

  • Walk Macuco Trail (5.4km return trip) birding along the way.
  • 12.30 approx return to visitor centre. Lunch.
  • PM Option 1 – Return Puerto Iguazu and visit Hummingbird Garden (this option good if it’s hot, rainy, or if you don’t want to walk too much).
  • PM Option 2 – To Garganta del Diablo station and visit Garganta del Diablo Falls

Birding tip – walking one way, either out or back, increases birding time along the river and through an interesting wetland area.

  • 17.00 return Puerto Iguazu. End services

Sample 2-day birding itinerary

Tried and tested – call this the classic Iguazú trip if you like!

Day 1

  • AM 08.00 Enter Iguazú National Park main entrance

    939 Pepitero Negro - Pitylus fuliginosus - Black-throated Grosbeak - RMJ
    Black-throated Grosbeak
  • Walk Macuco Trail (5.4km return trip) birding along the way.
  • 12.30 approx return to visitor centre. Lunch.
  • PM Option 1 – Return Puerto Iguazu and visit Hummingbird Garden (this option good if it’s hot, rainy, or if you don’t want to walk too much on the first day).
  • PM Option 2 – To Garganta del Diablo station and visit Garganta del Diablo Falls

Birding tip – walking one way, either out or back, increases birding time through an interesting wetland area.

  • 17.00 return Puerto Iguazu. End services day 1
  • Day 2
    • AM Walk to Upper/Lower Circuit Station birding on the way. Walk Upper Circuit (approx 1.2 km), then Lower Circuit (approx 1.8km), birding and looking at the many waterfalls on both walkway routes. Lunch at LC restaurant, around 12.30.
    • PM Do the option we left out from Day 1, ie. either go to Garganta del Diablo Falls or do the Hummingbird Garden.
    • approx 17.00 return Puerto Iguazu. End Services.

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