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Iguazu National Park

Fast Facts

  • Location: Iguazu National Park (National Park), Argentina
  • Climate: The average temperature for summer is 26°C and for winter 14°C.
  • Attraction Type: National Park
  • Significance: UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visiting Hours: 8.00 am to 6.00 pm between the months of April and September, and 7.30 am to 6.30 pm between the months of October and March
  • How to Reach: By bus or automobiles
  • Nearest International Airport: Puerto Iguazu Airport
To view the beauty of colorful butterflies and endangered species, you must pay a visit to the famous Iguazu National Park Located in Argentina, the Iguazu National Park is a home to more than 2000 vascular plants and 400 wildlife species. Some of the typical species of the region, you will come across in this national park include tapirs, howler monkeys, giant anteaters, jaguars, ocelots and caymans.

History of Iguazu National Park

Iguazu National Park in Argentina was preserved to save various rare and endangered wildlife species. In the year1934, this park was set up. The park was declared the UNESCO world heritage site in the year 1984.

Flora and Fauna of Iguazu National Park

On a visit to this national park, you will encounter several rare and endangered wildlife species, insects and birds. You will relish the sight of rare species like jaguar, jaguarundi, tirica, tapir, ocelot, anteater, the jungle eagle, pavas de monte and the Yacare Caiman. You will feel lucky, if you can catch the glimpses of birds like large toucans and the vencejo de cascada. Don't miss out on the opportunity of exploring the beauty of colorful butterflies.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

You can make the most of your trip to the Iguazu National Park by trying your hand at exciting and adventurous activities. Carry a camera and capture the impeccable beauty of the Iguazu Fall located in this succulent park. Iguazu Fall is counted among the distinct tourist sites of the world. Don't miss the river boat ride here. Options for biking, rafting and photo safaris are also available in this park. You can also pay visits to the Science Experimental Museum and the Museum Mborore. Explore the Puerto Iguazu Arts and Crafts Market and buy excellent souvenirs for your family.

Tourist Attractions in and around Iguazu National Park

Some of the magnificent tourist attractions, that are located in and around this one of the beautiful national parks in Argentina, include:
  • San Martin Island
  • Balcony of the San Martí­n Fall
  • The Garganta del Diablo or Devil's Throat waterfall
  • Itaipu hydroelectric power plant
Related Links : Check out the adorable coatis horde in the Iguazu National Park, one of the biggest attractions of the park in this authentic travel video! Look in the video a swarm of colorful butterflies at the Iguazu National Park.


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