An exclusive haven for nature lovers in the heart of the lush Iguazu jungle

The best option to enjoy and discover our jungle after visiting Iguassu Falls

haven-1Two hours from the world famous Iguassu Falls, Yacutinga Lodge and it’s wild life refuge, is located deep in the pristine part of the Misiones jungle, almost entirely surrounded by the upper Iquazu river, – the same river that curves through the Nataional Parks of Argentina and Brazil, and continues to flow southward to form a gigantic horseshoe, that becomes the majestic waterfalls. Listed by the World Tourism Organisation as one of the top 60 ecotourism locations worldwide, Yacutinga protects 570 hectacres of land, one of the richest and most exuberant ecosystems in South America.

This green forest by day and copper forest at sunset, with its water and densely contrasting Misiones red soil, reveals the excellent state of conservation of the reserve, that has hardly felt the impact of agriculture and livestock expansion; mainly due to the use of high standards in sustainable tourism.

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What else to do while visiting FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014

info brazil (2)What to do while you’re staying in Brazil for the FIFA WOLRD CUP 2014. Brazil is a very diverse country; here is some info of what to do while you’re visiting South America’s Giant…

Apart of being the site for the World Cup, Brazil has a lot of touristic places. For instance, take the beaches (Rio do Janeiro, Florianopolis or Santa Catarina).Iguazu Waterfalls (not more than 500 kms away from Curitiba, city where a couple of games will take place).

“O pantanal” a place where you’ll see the most extraordinary fauna in your life.

 

 

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Birds of the Interior Atlantic Forest ( Iguazu Falls area)

Sin título-4The highest Forest stratum, which reaches 30 meters in height, includes adult trees that form an uninterrupted roof of ramifications and dense foliage. This is the stratum that filters and administers the right amount of sunlight to the lower strata.

The smallest trees, between 3 and 10 meters high, make up to the so-called intermediate stratum. This layer is characterized by its discontinuous canopy, presence of young trees that will renew the forest, several fruit trees, bamboos and arborescent ferns.

The lowest stratum, up to 3 meters from the ground, receives little sunlight. Broad-leafed grasses, a large number of smaller ferns, and non-woody plants like begonias are abundant. This vegetal group covers and dresses the forest ground.

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Yacutinga Lodge and Wildlife Reserve

Selva Misionera – Argentina

alas-transparentesAll green shades and the red of its soil give life to the “Selva Misionera”, area with the largest biodiversity in Argentina, located in the northern part of the Misiones Province.

This subtropical jungle imposes in its whole, admirable in its pieces, curious in its details The majestic silence which dominates in some moments- make our ears enjoy this infinite sensation, as at the same time alert us about a climate change. The singing of the birds, the buzzing of the insects and the rumor of the breeze through the branches creates a conspiracy which breaks apart the silent and oppressive calmness.

The conscience of being separated by a green vastness from civilization in which we can’t see more ahead than a few meters produces deep sensations which cant be explained by reason.

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The Iguazu Falls best spoken Ecotours

The very best option to enjoy anota-6-1nd discover the Interior Atlantic Rainforest after visiting the Iguazu Falls.

Two hours from the world famous Iguazu Falls, Yacutinga Lodge and it’s wild life refuge, is located deep in the pristine part of the Misiones jungle, almost entirely surrounded by the upper Iquazu river, – the same river that curves through the Nataional Parks of Argentina and Brazil, and continues to flow southward to form a gigantic horseshoe, that becomes the majestic waterfalls.

This green forest by day and copper forest at sunset, with its water and densely contrasting Misiones red soil, reveals the excellent state of conservation of the reserve, that has hardly felt the impact of agriculture and livestock expansion; mainly due to the use of high standards in sustainable tourism.

Its deep forests of native trees, lianas, orchids, and impressive sounds of nature, is the home of several species of plants and animals, such as the Palmeto Palms and Rosewoods. Also conserved, a third of the country’s bird population, that coexist in perfect harmony with colorful toucans and more than 570 species of butterflies. (Among them, one new subspecie to science).

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