CIUDAD DEL ESTE

Ciudad del Este, the Friendship´s Bridge, the Itaipú Hydroelectric Dam and the Monday Waterfalls comprise the most outstanding cover letter of the central core of the region known internationally as “Triple Border”, since Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina converge at this point.

 The city of Ciudad del Este was established in 1957, when the “Friendship´s Bridge” begun to be constructed. Its explosive growth turned it rapidly in a desired destination for shopping tourism. Currently, there are more than 200.000 inhabitants; it counts with a first-class hotel infrastructure; modern shopping centers; prestigious gastronomic centers; casino and night entertainment centers. This city also has an international airport and an efficient ground transport system that connects it with other urban centers of the region.

DISCOVER CIUDAD DEL ESTE
5 Days/ 4 Nights

PARAGUAY-BRAZIL-ARGENTINA

  • DAY 1 ASUNCION

    Upon our arrival in Asuncion, we will meet the local staff that will assist with luggage and will drive us to the hotel for check-in procedures.

    Afternoon City tour, we will visit the modern and colonial areas, the National Pantheon of Heroes, the House of Independence, the old Jesuit school of San Carlos, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the old Cabildo, the Government Palace, the new seat of Congress, old Railway station with one of the First steam locomotives in South America, the Port, La Recova (typical craft market), enjoying the charms of Asuncion.
    Overnight in Asuncion.

  • DAY 2 CIUDAD DEL ESTE

    Breakfast
    Departure from your hotel, to move to the bus terminal and board for Ciudad del Este. Arrival and time for breakfast (not included). We will visit Itaipú, the largest hydroelectric dam in the world in production of renewable and clean energy. It is a concrete structure built to retain the watercourse of the Paraná River and to form the plant´s reservoir. This is the point where the generating units of electrical power are installed. More than an engineering work, Itaipú is a tribute to the men´s boldness, capable of taming the ninth largest river on earth in a region of amazing tourist destinations, where nature displays its entire splendor.

    Afternoon; time to do shopping in the several shopping malls, stores, and galleries of the city, where the most varied products, at the best price can be found, especially in electronics and computers.
    Overnight in Ciudad del Este.

  • DAY 3 FOZ DO IGUAZU

    Breakfast
    We will pass to the Brazilian City of Foz de Iguazu through the Puente de la Amistad (Friendship Bridge) to visit the famous “Cataratas del Iguazú” (Iguazu Falls) on the Brazilian side. You will discover secure and modern catwalks that lead through the falls. You will continue down the pathways, which take you over the falling water up to a special area with a fantastic panoramic view of the Devil’s Throat and the surrounding falls.
    Overnight Foz do Iguazu Brazil side.

  • DAY 4 IGUAZU FALLSARGENTINIAN SIDE

    Breakfast
    Lunch Included.
    Full Day, We cross the border to Argentinian side to visit the Iguazu Falls; You will enjoy a tour visiting the 3 main circuits that will bring you face to face with the native wildlife: the Lower, Superior circuits, and the most impressive, the Devil’s Throat. The Iguazu River plunges into a gorge of over 275 falls along 4 km surrounded by a dense tropical forest. The Upper Circuit guarantees spectacular panoramic views of the falls. The Lower Circuit will give us a close contact with the falls and surrounding vegetation. Finally, we will arrive at the Devil’s Throat, the most impressive one of the Iguazu Falls.
    Lunch at “El Fortin” Restaurant before going on with the tour.

    We will be also able to enjoy the excursion called “Great Adventure” that combines off-road ride in the jungle and a navigation (the last 2 kilometers are in the rapids of the river). Then, we will arrive at the Devil’s Throat Canyon where we will get the closest, we can to the falls. Return to Foz do Iguazu.
    Overnight in Foz do Iguazu Brazil side.

  • DAY 5 FOZ DO IGUAZU

    Breakfast
    On due time, we will be driven to the airport to board the flight to the next destination.

OPTIONAL TOUR

SHOPPING TOUR IN CIUDAD DEL ESTE

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