If you go Argentina’s Misiones province...

If you go . . .

How to get there

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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 ( 

What to do

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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,

full board.

Tacuapí Lodge 

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.

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