Foz do Iguacu to Argentine side of falls and the Foz IGU airport

Transfer Service Route

1.  Foz do Iguacu city location

2. Brazil Border (Exit)

3. Argentina Border (Entry)

4.  Argentina Side Iguazu Falls

5. Argentina Border (Exit)

6. Brazil Border (Entry)

7. Foz do Iguacu IGU Airport

Private Transfer

Foz do Iguacu city to the Argentina side of the falls, then onward to the Foz do Iguacu IGU airport

From your Foz do Iguacu location, your driver will take you across the border to the entrance of the Argentine side of the Iguazu falls where you visit on your own.  Later, you will be transported back to Brazil and dropped off at the Foz do Iguacu IGU airport.

FOR FLIGHTS DEPARTING IGU AFTER 16:00 PM ONLY

Service Benefits

Save time and money by transfering to the Foz do Iguacu Airport directly after your visit to the Argentina side of the falls, which eliminates the need to go back to your hotel in Foz do Iguacu. This service is ideal if you have time to visit the falls on the Argentine side of the falls before your flight departs.

 

 Private transfers are the best way to maintain social distancing while travelling. Vehicles are kept hygienically clean, and drivers are trained in pandemic protocols. The health of the drivers is monitored daily.

 

  You don’t speak Portuguese or Spanish, no problem! Your driver will know where you are going a head of time, and will know exactly how to get you across the border quicky and with the least amount of stress on you.

 

Leave your luggage in the vehicle with the driver while you visit the falls!

 

  You will be guided through the border on the Brazilian side and the Argentine side by your driver, then again in reverse on the way back.  Your driver will take you to exactly where you need to go to do the border proceedures, eliminating the guesswork involved when crossing international borders.

 

  Our vehicles use a special lane at the Argentine border, making the crossing faster than possible for the general public. This is important when you have to pass immigration 4 times in one day.

Service Description

Your driver will collect you from your Foz do Iguacu hotel, hostel, or Airbnb and drive you to the border where you will be guided through the processes involved with the Brazilian passport control, and then the Argentine passport control. After finalizing immigration, you will continue to the entrance of the Argentine side of the falls where you explore on your own. At a designated time you will meet your driver again for the return trip to Brazil, stopping at both immigration controls again. Your final stop will be the Foz do Iguacu IGU airport.

 

* Vehicles that operate this transfer often get reserved in advance. We recommend making a booking as soon as possible to secure a vehicle.

Do you have enough time?

  1. The gates to the national park on the Argentine side open daily at 08:00 am, and close at 18:00 pm.
  2. The Foz do Iguacu Airport is located approximately 1.5 hours from the entrance to the falls. With unusual traffic at the border, it could take 2.5 hours.
  3. For Brazilian domestic flights you need to check-in at least an hour before take-off, and 2 hours for international flights.
  4. We recommend that you choose your departure time between the hours of 6:30 am & 11:30 am to have enough time to see the falls before the park closes.
  5. If you walk quickly, you can see the falls in around 5 hours in the low season or 7 hours in the high season.
  6. To visit the falls at a comfortable pace you need about 6 hours in the low season or 8 hours in the high season.
  7. If you want to do the Great Adventure (Longer Boat Trip)  located inside the park, calculate an extra 1.5 hours.

About this transfer

  Frequency:  This private transfer operates 7 days a week. You may schedule this service if your flight departs the IGU airport after 16:00 pm.  

 

  Pick-up Areas:  Locations within the city limits of Foz do Iguacu. If staying at the Belmond Cataratas hotel you are picked up from the gate of the national park and there is an extra charge for this service that you can add on the next page.

 

  Border Crossings: Your driver will guide you through the process of exiting Brazil and entering Argentina. Our vehicles also use a special tourism lane to cross into Argentina making the crossing faster than possible the general public.  Important – this transfer crosses an international border. It is your responsibility to have the correct documents to complete the immigration processes.

 

  National Park Entrance Fee: The entrance to the falls is not included. Your entrance needs to paid directly by you when you arrive at the National park, or pre-purchase here:  https://iguazuargentina.com/en/parque-nacional-iguazu.  If paying on the day, Visa and Mastercard are accepted, but if you wish to pay the entrance in cash, only Argentine Pesos are accepted.

 

  Guide: No guide accompanies you at the falls.  It is possible to add an English speaking guide to your reservation on the next page.

 

  Luggage Storage: You may leave your luggage in the car while you visit the falls, but we ask you to lock them and to not leave money and valuables in the car. Take valuables with you into the park or place them in the park’s lockers located at the entrance.

 

  Pick-up after the falls:  On the day of your transfer, you will set the time and place for your pick up at the falls directly with the driver.

 

  Puerto Iguazu Eco-tourism Tax:  The city of Puerto Iguazu stops vehicles at a booth when passing through their city on the way back from the national park to charge visitors a small enviromental tax. This tax is not included and is to be paid directly by the passenger directly. It is usually the equivalent of 2 USD per person and can be paid in Argentine pesos, US dollars, or Brazilian reals.

 

  Pit-Stops: This is a non-stop transfer. Any stops on the way need prior permission (please contact us) or choose one of our pit stops on the following page.

 

  Emergency Contact: We will send you phone numbers, email, and WhatsApp details to stay connected.

 

 

Vehicles

Vehicles are no older than 5 years and are insured against damages to the passenger regardless of whether in Brazil, Argentina or Paraguay.  Drivers hold credentials from the Sest Senat training school in Foz do Iguaçu.

 

 For 1 – 4 passengers – Private Sedan – Toyota Corolla, Chevrolet Zafira, Chevrolet Meriva or similar

Baggage Allowance:  4 standard sized principal suitcases or backpacks + 4 small carry on items able to fit at your feet if you are a group of 4. If you plan to travel with more luggage than the allowance, then contract the van transfer for 5 passengers instead.

 

  For 5 – 12 passengers – Private MiniVan – Renault Master, Mercedes Sprinter or similar

Baggage Allowance:  12 standard sized principal suitcases or backpacks + 15 small carry on items able to fit at your feet if you are a group of 12.  Contact us before booking if you plan to travel with more luggage than the allowance.

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Foz do Iguacu City   Argentine Side of Iguazu Falls Foz do Iguacu IGU Airport

 

Currency in Brazilian Real (R$)

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