Located in the almost isolated northeastern tip of the rest of the country, Misiones province appears as an earthly paradise, full of beautiful landscapes and cooled by crystalline streams, some gentle and most impressive.
Eight regions differentiated by their lands make up this province brick floor and subtropical climate; what makes a multiple zone where everything is possible and the decision is the own taste of every tourist.
Recognized mainly by the attractiveness of the Region of the Great Waters, which exhibits the majestic Iguazu Falls National Park and the fascinating containing them; Missions allows exciting jungle tours, whale watching countless species of flora and fauna, and risk risky activities. At the other extreme, the area covering Posadas provincial-capital and the region of the Missions offers a quieter alternative tourism, characterized by the circuit of the Jesuit ruins and museums that cover the missionary history.
In the center of the province, the region of the waterfalls and cascades, and the Region of Flowers, drawing landscapes of unimaginable beauty with natural attractions impossible to find anywhere else in the world. Equally beautiful and a little more adventurous and creative, regions of the jungles, and the Central Sierras, presented as major cities to Eldorado and Oberá respectively, with endless and exciting tourist boards, able to raise adrenaline in the most serene tourist flooding of magical sensations.
And for those visitors who prefer tranquility, Misiones has prepared at his feet Region spiritual Colorada Mate and Earth. cultural tours that combine the Guarani Jesuit past and cultural diversity of immigrants who came to these soils from various European points, and tours by leading herbalists industrial establishments knowing clearly Argentina evolution of this infusion, allow tourists to understand the local idiosyncrasies and he also feel part of this great missionary lineage.
With its multitude of itineraries, natural treasures and exciting cultural spaces, Misiones is a province to go from end to end making the most of all its alternatives, and returning again and again to not miss a single detail of its wonders.
IGUAZU NATIONAL PARK
and unquestionable natural beauty, the Iguazú National Park, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO because of its wealth of flora and fauna, covers an area of 67,000 hectares, including the related reserve, and is one of the last redoubts of the existing subtropical forest in the country. Located in the Department of the same name, to the northwest of the province of Misiones, it protects within its limits to the majestic and imposing Iguazu Falls, forming one of the main attractions of Argentina.
An interesting option is explored on board the Ecological Train, achieving access walkways and attractions such as the Devil’s Throat. Another exciting internal excursion is the visit to the island San Martin, that you can see the falls from its very heart, achieving spectacular views. Paths that cover the park in its fullness, leaving undiscovered corner and stops as inevitable as attractive, make this visit an indescribable and unforgettable moment.
Iguazu National Park protects endangered species such as the tiger or jaguar, with the same care with which houses over 400 species of birds, about 200 plant species, an immeasurable world of insects, and the most diverse butterflies add her beauty to the environment.
Imposing, challenging, majestic, marvelous, Iguazu Falls, are the center of attraction in the park. Surrounded by a wild and rugged frame subtropical vegetation, spring 23 kilometers from the junction of the river, reaching heights rashly ranging between 50 and 80 meters. Shared with neighboring Brazil, the inaccessible border is drawn in the fabulous Garganta del Diablo, the most important of the 275 waterfalls falling precipitously in countless waterfalls, dazzling the astonished looks and tempting risk.
Modern and labyrinthine walkways allow discovering every corner of this paradise in the middle of Misiones, though more risky yet it deep into the very falls on boats specially prepared for this purpose. Adrenaline, vertigo, and the most exciting sensations flood the soul in any of the paths you choose to take in the Iguazu National Park, so it is advisable not to omit the passage of any of them, and enjoy unrestricted freshness of water and the perfection of the landscape.
How to get
By land, you can access the Iguazu National Park National Route No. 12 and National Route 101, which runs through the park. The nearest town is Puerto Iguazú, located 17 kilometers away.
FALLS OF MOCONA
An aggressive landscape of mountains and jungle that is the territory of the center of Misiones, and the flowing river Uruguay, which acts as a natural border between Argentina and Brazil, the Moconá flow arrogating feature attractive highlighted Located in this missionary bit component of the tourist region of the waterfalls emerge as an unmissable excursion for the beauty they hold and the feelings they cause.
Which swallows everything, and true to its name in Guarani language, the Great Leap Moconá, it is actually a canyon 3 kilometers long with falls of water parallel to normal. It is, upstream, the Uruguay river opens into two arms, and while one follows the slope of the ground, the other runs on a rocky base that keeps it on the first ever higher, until we meet again forming huge waterfall from 5 to 12 meters high and 3,000 meters long.
The whole area of the Moconá is considered Provincial Park and includes Biosphere Reserve Yabotí. Nature, scenic drives, photographic safaris make the best known of the tourist billboard invites you to visit this section miracle, however there is much more to do and enjoy in this magical setting.
Rafting with rubber boat, boat rides motor, outings with wooden canoes by Uruguay, Kayak river, and many other adventure disciplines invite raise adrenaline Moconá Falls Provincial Park that shelters, which also can contact still immersed in their traditional culture aboriginal villages.
They are located 80 kilometers north of the town of El Soberbio, from the border with the department of San Pedro. It is accessed through the Provincial Route No. 2, paved road that allows to arrive in comfort access Moconá Provincial Park.