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Itaipu Dam Tour with Admission Ticket from Foz do Iguaçu

1. Itaipu Dam Tour with Admission Ticket from Foz do Iguaçu

Meet your guide at your hotel and head to the Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam, 20 minutes from Foz do Iguaçu and a world leader in clean and replaceable energy production. Itaipu is located in the middle of Brazil and Paraguay, so you’ll visit both countries on this tour. Your tour begins with a 10-minute video at the Visitor Center, which tells the history of the construction of the dam. The guided tour continues by bus outside of the reservoir with three stops to allow you to appreciate its panoramic views. See the view from the edge of the dam and continue on the path that will take you to the natural surroundings of the dam and the beautiful scenery inside the Touristic Itaipu Complex. At the end of the tour, enjoy the beautiful view of Itaipu Lake before returning to your hotel.  

From Puerto Iguazu: Itaipu Dam Tour with Entrance Ticket

2. From Puerto Iguazu: Itaipu Dam Tour with Entrance Ticket

After being picked up from your hotel, arrive at the Itaipu Dam Visitor Center. Watch a 10-minute introductory video in the cinema room which explains how the dam was constructed. Learn about how the Itaipu Dam extends for 7,719 meters across and 196 meters in height and is a world leader in renewable energy production.  Continue the tour with a ride in a double-decker bus along the perimeter of the reservoir, making 3 stops for you to admire the incredible panoramas. This route allows for privileged views of the spillway at the edge of the dam and gives you the chance to admire the beautiful natural scenery within the Itaipu Complex. The dam was constructed across the border of Brazil and Paraguay so during the tour, you will hop from one country to another. At the end of the tour, take the opportunity to soak up the beautiful views from the top of Itaipu Lake before taking advantage of a return transfer back to your hotel. Upgrade your tour to include access to the special ciruit tour, which allows visitors into the inner section of the dam, or the illuminated tour, which includes a special audiovisual lights display.

Foz do Iguaçu: Wanda Mines and San Ignacio Ruins Day Trip

3. Foz do Iguaçu: Wanda Mines and San Ignacio Ruins Day Trip

Begin your day trip with a convenient pickup from your hotel in Foz do Iguaçu in Brazil. Sit back and relax during the 250-kilometer (155-mile) ride to the Ruins of San Ignacio Jesuit Mission in Argentina, listed as UNESCO World Heritage in 1984.   Walk around the ruins of the mission, which was founded in 1632 by the Jesuits in the Americas during the period of Spanish colonization. Learn about its history how it was built in what can be called the "Barranco Guarani" as one of 30 missions built by the Jesuits in a territory that currently comprises Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. Appreciate the detailed architecture in carved stone, with sculptural details of baroque origin, interpreted and developed by indigenous artists of the time. Enjoy a spectacle of light and sound along the tour, which animates the ruins and brings the history of the site to life.   On your way back to the city, you will stop for a one-hour tour at the Wanda Mines, located 60 kilometers (37 miles) south of Foz do Iguaçu in Argentina. Find hidden gems in the walls of the 300-meter tunnels, such as agate, amethyst, topaz, jasper and different types of quartz. Admire these semi-precious stones in different parts of the mine as well as in workshops and exhibition halls. You will also see other agricultural and forestry developments.   After the mines, you will visit the store, which sells accessories and jewelry made from stones extracted from the mines. See a collection of local specimens exhibited at the Stone Museum and get the chance to buy raw or processed samples from specialist shops.   After a full day of exploring and sightseeing, enjoy a comfortable ride back to your hotel in Foz do Iguaçu. - 07 am - departure from the hotel - 09 am - arrival in Minas de Wanda - 10:30 am - departure from Minas - Destination Ruínas - 12:30 pm - Arrival Ruins - 5 pm - Departure Ruins - 8:30 pm - Arrival (approximate time)

From Foz do Iguaçu: Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam Guided Tour

4. From Foz do Iguaçu: Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam Guided Tour

Embark on a thrilling journey from your hotel to witness one of the Modern World's seven wonders: the magnificent Itaipu Hydroelectric Plant. Prepare to be awe-struck as we explore this engineering marvel, offering panoramic views from a centrally located viewpoint. Nestled along the Paraná River, which forms the border between Brazil and Paraguay, this extraordinary tour lasts approximately 2 hours and takes place aboard a comfortable open-air tourist bus. As we traverse the vast expanse of the second largest hydroelectric plant on the planet, you'll gain a deeper understanding of Itaipu's construction and its significant environmental preservation projects through an informative 30-minute video documentary at the Visitor Reception Center. Our adventure continues as we proceed to the dam, where we'll make a stop at a lookout point, granting us a spectacular view of the dam itself and the mesmerizing water spillway. If the weather conditions permit, we'll ascend to the crown of the dam, treating ourselves to an awe-inspiring vista of the magnificent Lake Itaipu. As our visit comes to a close, we'll have the opportunity to browse the souvenir shop, allowing you to take home a tangible reminder of this truly remarkable experience. Relish the chance to bring a piece of this unforgettable journey with you. After an exhilarating day, we'll conclude our tour by returning you to your hotel, leaving you with memories that will last a lifetime. Don't miss out on the opportunity to witness the grandeur of Itaipu Hydroelectric Plant and immerse yourself in this captivating adventure.

Itaipu Dam with ticket and transport

5. Itaipu Dam with ticket and transport

seja bem vindo a maior produtora de energia do mundo, não em tamanho mas sim em produção Desfrute de um passeio panorâmico pela majestosa usina enquanto descobre segredos e detalhes históricos sobre este incrível projeto de energia renovável. Uma verdadeira e gigantesca obra prima, com um volume de agua incalculável. com tanto tamanha e poder atrai milhares de turistas anuais. hoje oferecendo cerca de 5 mil empregos por seu tamanho ajuda cada vez mais famílias a sustentares seus lares através da energia produzida.

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4.2 / 5

based on 5 reviews

A wonderful tour. Enough opportunities to get out every time to photograph the structures. We have not seen the promised video.

Worth to visit if you have extra time in Foz do Iguaçu