If you go . . .
How to get there
Domestic carriers connect
Buenos Aires with Posadas, the capital of Misiones, and Cataratas del Iguazú. A week’s car rental costs around $500. Ground operator Guayrá offers four-wheel-drive vehicles with
a driver from $650 for multi-leg journeys across the province (www.guayra.com.ar).
What to do
The best wildlife viewing is on private land adjoining Misiones’s nature reserves. Trees are in
fruit during the September-
November spring and April-May autumn, drawing migratory birds and large concentrations of
Where to stay
Estancia Santa Cecilia
RN 12, Km 1365, Candelaria
Traditional cattle ranch offering horseback forays with gauchos and visits to San Ignacio’s
Jesuit ruins. Doubles $410,
Villa Salto Encantado
Seven rustic cabins overlook the forest-clad Cuñá Pirú valley in Misiones’s central sierras.
Doubles $290, full board.
Don Enrique Lodge
RP15, Colonia La Flor
Three tastefully decorated
cabins on a remote riverbank, 15 miles from the Moconá Falls. Doubles $360, full board.