Sarah Frankish
Sarah Frankish Senior Travel Specialist
"It's hard not to fall in love with Argentina’s dramatic landscapes and its Latin vibe"

Iguazu Falls & Ibera Wetlands Holidays

Bigger than Niagara Falls the Iguazu Falls in the north of the country straddle the borders of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. They have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986 and are a must see when visiting Argentina. One of the most awe-inspiring and stunning wonders of the natural world, a trip to Iguazu Falls (also spelt Iguassu) is a wonderful inclusion in any holiday to Argentina. Even Eleanor Roosevelt unpatriotically exclaimed "Poor Niagara!" on seeing the Iguazu Falls for the first time.

The Devil's Throat is the largest of the 275 separate falls and can be seen best on the Argentine side of the border. A series of pathways running through the national park from the Hotel Sheraton Iguazu allows you to explore the falls at close range, ending at the bridge walkway to the very edge of the deafening Devil's Throat, plummeting 350 feet below into the Iguazu River.

For those feeling adventurous on their Iguazu Falls tour, you can take a thrilling speedboat ride up the Iguazu River, close to some of the lesser falls or enjoy a stunning panoramic helicopter flight over the Falls.

The region around the Iguazu Falls is also home to Jesuit Missions and the impressive Itaipu Dam, and lush tropical forest with vivid flora and fauna which can be explored from a nearby nature lodge.

Iberá Wetlands

To the south of Iguazu the Iberá Wetlands are the second largest marshlands in South America and are double the size of the Everglades in Florida (the largest wetlands being Brazil’s Pantanal). Still a relatively remote region, the area is home to an abundance of wildlife, including anacondas, capybaras, cayman, marsh deer, howler monkeys and giant storks. We recommend a stay on an estancia where you can explore on horse back as well as by boat.

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Argentina's Highlights - Cities, Glaciers & Waterfalls
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From £2835 per person
9 day holiday
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This Argentina holiday is a great introduction to the classic highlights of this vast country. Explore the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires, the dynamic and awe-inspiring Perito Moreno Glacier and breathtaking Iguazu Falls.
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11 day holiday
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15 day holiday
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Chile     Argentina     Brazil
This tailormade tour takes you on a journey of a lifetime across South America, showcasing cultural and scenic highlights in Chile, Argentina and Brazil.
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13 day holiday
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This tour focuses on key aspects of Argentina’s unique culture ranging from the stylish urban chic of city life in Buenos Aires to Mendoza’s vineyards and the estancias that are the backbone of rural life.
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15 day holiday
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Argentina     Uruguay
Explore the scenic wonders of Argentina and Uruguay from the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires to the beautiful Perito Moreno glacier and spectacular Iguazu Falls . Continue into relatively unvisited Uruguay and the capital city of Montevideo before ending at a remote, windswept beach at Jose Ignacio.
Luxury Argentina Adventure
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14 day holiday
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Stay in luxury accommodation and visit the scenic highlights on this Argentina holiday. Explore the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires, enjoy the spectacular Perito Moreno glacier in the heart of Patagonia, savour fine wine in Mendoza and marvel at Iguazu Falls, a true natural wonder.
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