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iguazu - how much time? where else?

Hey guru's

if time is not a big issue what is the optimal amount of time to stay in Iguazu to see everything in a relaxing fashion? are there other areas/sites in the general region people recommend? how much is a visa into Brazil for Australians? (are there a cheaper "daytrip" visas?). Appreciate all the advice

James

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1. Re: iguazu - how much time? where else?

Generally two full days are sufficient in order to visit both parks and the bird sactuary in Brazil, however you can extend the visit if you want to take it slower. You can also visit the Itaipu Damm in Brazil and the Jesuit Mission in Argentina. Have a look at www.welcomeargentina.com for more info

The Brazilian visa for Australians is $AU140. You need to check the requirements from the Australian government for any other medical requirements for visit. Also, visit the website www.smartraveller.gov.au There are no other daytrip visas.

Have fun with your holiday planning.

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hey Ricardo, thanks again for your great advice. Can I check the visa cost with you - looking at the Aus smarttraveller site it looks like in Aus its b/w 50 and 77USD and some older posts I just found mentioned the fee was approx 150 peso. Did you mean peso or has the fee increased?

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The website of the Brazilian Embassy in Australia provides information about visa applications, including cost:http://www.brazil.org.au/aussie/page.php?id=142

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4. Re: iguazu - how much time? where else?

oops my error with typing

obtained in Australia via mail A$77 in person 49

in Buenos Aires 162 pesos in person

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5. Re: iguazu - how much time? where else?

I found San Ignacio (Jesuit mission) very much worth the trip but wasn't too thrilled by Itaipú damm ...

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