Half-Day Private Itaipu Dam and Biological Refuge Tour

Half-Day Private Itaipu Dam and Biological Refuge Tour

You can’t visit Foz do Iguaçu without taking in the spectacular sight of the majestic Itaipu Dam! A true marvel, the largest in the world in electricity generation responsible for almost 20% of Brazil’s electricity consumption and 90% of Paraguay’s. It’s a gigantic in all senses being one of the seven engineering wonders of the modern world.

Once you arrive at the dam, you’ll enjoy a minimum of 3:30 h of leisure time taking two on-site tours.

Upon arrival, appreciate the lookout point with privileged views of the whole infrastructure.

Accompanied by our guide, the first part of the tour is taken in a walk through the protection unit, a refuge created to preserve the fauna and flora habitat of about 50 species of animals.

We then take a tour though the facilities of the dam on a comfortable panoramic double-decker bus operated by Itaipu.

After the tour, have a typical Brazilian lunch at the restaurant by the Itaipu lake, enjoy a beautiful view combined with excellent cuisine.



Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Itaipu Refugio Biologico, Avenida Tancredo Neves 6702, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85856-970 Brazil

Accompanied by our expert local guide, the first part of the tour is taken in a walk through the protection unit, a space created to preserve the fauna and flora during the formation of the reservoir of the Plant, a refuge habitat of about 50 species of animals like jaguars, quati, alligators, king vultures and snakes, and more than 960 types of plants.

At the two kilometers trail in the middle of the native forest, the experience is magnified with learning about the environment.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Itaipu Dam, Avenida Tancredo Neves 6702, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 85856-970 Brazil

Take a tour through Itaipu Dam built between two countries, Brazil and Paraguay. A perfect entertaining trip that teaches you all about it, with ideal conditions for pictures and filming. Make stops for great views all along and by the reservoir.

Itaipu is a true marvel, the largest in the world in electricity generation responsible for almost 20% of Brazil’s electricity consumption and more than 90% of Paraguay’s. It’s a gigantic in all senses being one of the seven engineering wonders of the modern world.

Construction of the dam consumed enough concrete to build 210 football stadiums. The iron and steel used was enough to construct 380 towers like the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

The double-decker bus tour is operated by Itaipu in a shared manner together with other unknown tourists.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lake Itaipu, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana Brazil

After the tour, have a delicious typical Brazilian lunch at the restaurant by the Itaipu lake, enjoy a beautiful view combined with excellent cuisine.

Duration: 1 hour



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"The tour is private and exclusive for you and your group. However, the double-decker bus tour is operated by Itaipu in a shared manner together with other unknown tourists."



Duration: 6 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
PICK-UP INFORMATION
Wherever place you specify at the time of the booking. As it’s a private activity, you choose the best pick-up point that suits your needs.

P.S. The double-decker bus is operated by Itaipu in a shared group manner together with other unknown tourists.

DROP-OFF INSTRUCTIONS:
Wherever place you specify at the time of the booking. As it’s a private activity, you choose the best drop-off point that suits your needs.

HOTEL PICK-UP INSTRUCTIONS:
As soon as the tour guide arrives at your hotel, they get the front desk to call you in the room in case you are not at the lobby.

Airports

  • Cataratas Airport, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana Brazil



Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Transport by fully-equipped vehicles.
  • Any address pickup & drop off are included like hotel & airport.
  • Professional / licensed / bilingual private tour guide.
  • Private driver for groups bigger than 4 people, otherwise the guide drives the vehicle themselves.
  • Entrance fees.
  • VAT, all taxes, handling charges, tolls, parking fees during stops, airport Greet & Meet service.
  • Entry/Admission - Itaipu Refugio Biologico
  • Entry/Admission - Itaipu Dam

Not Included

  • Lunch: It's about $ 20.00 USD per person
  • Drinks.
  • Gratuities & tips. (optional).

Facilities


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