17 Sep Foz Combo 02
FOZ COMBO 02
This package is perfect if you are staying in Foz do Iguacu, and need roundtrip airport transfers from the Foz do Iguacu (IGU) airport. Plus you require transport to see the Brazilian & Argentine Side of the Falls.
Included Private Transfers
1. Professional Driver
2. IGU airport to Foz do Iguacu hotel
3. Brazil Side of Falls
4. Argentina Side of Falls
5. Foz do Iguacu hotel to IGU airport
2. Entrances to the falls
3. Entrances to other attractions
4. Food or beverages
6. Others not mentioned
The following tips are for people with limited time in Iguazu
Tip 1 – Save time by combining airport transfers with a visit to the falls – if you don´t have 2 full days to see both sides of the falls, then save time by combining an airport transfer with a visit to one side of the falls. For example, we can pick you up and take you straight to the falls, and later pick you up again and take you to your hotel. Alternatively, on the day you depart, we can first take you to the falls, and then pick you up later to take you to the airport.
Tip 2 – Transfer to both side of the falls on the same day – Although we believe you will have a better experience seeing each side of the falls on separate day’s, we understand that sometimes your travel plans and flight schedules do not allow this. In these cases, you may program your visit to both sides of the falls on the same day.
Brazil Side of the Falls
Brazilian Side of the Falls (Private Round Trip Transfer)
Your visit to the Brazilian Side of the falls is made in a private vehicle, which allows us to schedule your pickup time to suit your plans. You will be dropped off at the entrance to the national park where you discuss timing with your driver and then agree on a time for your return transfer. Once you enter the park, there are free buses that take you to the start of the trail to the falls. These same buses will later return you to the entrance.
Scheduling the Brazil Side of the Falls.
While making your reservation, you will be asked which day you want to visit the Brazilian falls, and it is possible to do it the day you arrive, or the day you depart if time allows. Or choose to visit on a free day.
The day you arrive – if you choose this day, your flight needs to arrive before 14:30 pm to have enough time to see the Brazilian side.
The day you depart – if you choose this day, your departure flight should be no earlier than 13:00 pm. This is counting on a flight check-in at 12:00 pm.
The timing at the Brazilian Side of the Falls
- The Brazil side opens at 09:00 am and closes at 18:00 pm with last entry at 16:00 pm.
- If you walk quickly, you can see the falls in a minimum of 2.5 hours.
- To visit the falls at a comfortable pace you need at least 3 hours.
- If you want to do the Brazilian Bird Park located near the entrance, calculate about 1.5 hours extra.
- If you want to do the Boat under the falls located inside the park, calculate an extra 2 hours.
- If you want to do the Helicopter located near the entrance, calculate about 1 hour more. The flight only takes 10 minutes, but there is often waiting time.
Argentina Side of the Falls
Argentine Side of Falls (Private Round Trip Transfer)
Your visit to the Argentine Side of the falls is made in a private vehicle, which allows us to schedule your pickup time to suit your plans. You will be dropped off at the entrance to the national park where you discuss timing with your driver and then agree on a time for your return transfer.
Scheduling the Argentine Side of the Falls.
While making your reservation, you will be asked which day you want to visit the Argentine falls, and it is possible to do it the day you arrive, or the day you depart if time allows. Or choose to visit on a free day.
The day you arrive – if you choose this day, your flight needs to arrive before 11:00 am to have enough time to see the Brazilian side.
The day you depart – if you choose this day, your departure flight should be no earlier than 17:00 pm. This is counting on a flight check-in at 16:00 pm.
The timing at the Argentine Side of the Falls
- The gates to the national park open daily at 08:00 am, and you need to exit the park by 18:00 pm when it closes.
- Foz do Iguacu city and airport are located approximately 1.5 hours from the entrance to the Argentine falls. With unusual traffic at the border, it could take 2.5 hours. On extreme days during public holidays or major events, it could take 3.5 hours.
- If you walk quickly, you can comfortably see the falls in around 5 hours in the low season or 6 hours in the high season.
- To visit the falls at a comfortable pace you need about 6 hours in the low season or 7 hours in the high season.
- If you want to do the optional Great Adventure Boat Trip located inside the park, calculate an extra 1.5 hours.
About this Transport Combo
Number of participants: 1 to 12 people (contact us if you need group rates for more participants)
Airport Reception: Pickup / Drop-off at the Foz do Iguacu (IGU) airport only! Our representative will be waiting with a sign as you exit the baggage area.
Frequency: You may start this transport combo on any day of the week.
Puerto Iguazu Eco-tourism Tax: The city of Puerto Iguazu stops vehicles at a booth on the side of the highway, and they charge visitors a small environmental 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.
Border Crossings: Your driver will show you where to processes your travel documents at the border. Our vehicles also use a special tourism lane to cross the Argentine border making the crossing faster than possible the general public. Please check that you have have the correct documents to complete the immigration processes.
National Park Entrance Fees:
The entrance to the Brazil side of the falls is not included. You may pay directly when you arrive at the National Park, and they accept cash & credit card, and there is also an ATM machine at the entrance, or you may pre-purchase your entrance on this page: Brazil Side Entrance Tickets
The entrance to the Argentina side of the falls is not included. Your entrance needs to paid directly by you when you arrive at the National park or you may purchase them in advance here: Argentina Side Entrance Tickets. Visa and Mastercard are accepted if you purchase your tickets at the park on the day of the service, 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 to the falls, you will discuss timing with your guide and agree on a time to meet after your visit for your onward transfer.
Accommodation Drop Off & Pickup Areas: Locations within the city limits of Foz do Iguacu. If staying at the Belmond Cataratas Hotel, the drop off will be at the hotel’s shuttle reception located at the entrance to the national park. There is an extra charge for this service that you can add on the next page.
Pit-Stops: All services are non-stop transfers. Any stops requested on the way may need prior permission.
Emergency Contact: We will send you phone numbers, email, and WhatsApp details to stay connected.
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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