Pre y Post Birding Tours – Ornithological Congress of the Americas – Yacutinga Lodge, Yacutinga Private Wildlife Refuge

Pre tour: August 5th to August 7th 2017

Post tour: August 12nd to August 14th 2017

(2 nights)

 Yacutinga Private Reserve, is located in the northeastern part of Argentina, only 60 miles from the famous Iguazú falls. The Reserve belongs to the Interior Atlantic rainforest eco-region, at the Phyto-geographic district of the Rose Wood (Aspidosperma polyneuron) and the Palmetto(Euterpe edulis).

Characterized by a warm climate with constant humidity and the lack of dry seasons, this area is the most bio-diverse of Argentina. It works as a giant greenhouse.
It is an evergreen jungle, surprising and often impenetrable.

As a result of this peculiar weather conditions this lush green represented by more than 5 layers of vegetation are home of more than the 50% of the bird species present in the Country.

Yacutinga Environmental Project, was born in the 2000 with the objective of conserving 1400 acres of this Subtropical Jungle. This Protected Area has been declared as Yacutinga Private Wildlife Refuge at a national conservation status.

The premise has been to generate a low-impact ecotourism activity which, following modern concepts of sustainability, conserves the biological richness that characterizes this Reserve, protecting it and even improving it through the technical assistance of the Argentine Wildlife Foundation and the own efforts made by the Company.

The environmental quality of this Protected Area, with its variety of interpretation trails that allow to discover different natural environments, added to the comfort and the service that characterizes Yacutinga Lodge guarantee a very pleasant, comfortable and successful ornithological expedition

It is an excellent birding spot for diurnal and nocturnal observation, including some endemism and several migratory species (winter and Summer migrations).

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4 days and 3 nights dedicated to discover the northeast jungle area of Argentina. It is a pristine place where the past melts with the present. 60 miles east from the famous Iguassu Falls at the border between Brazil and Argentina extends a large portion of subtropical rainforest protected by environmental laws.

This interesting journey is surprising for the adventurous traveller. Away from massive tourism extend beautiful landscapes characterized by rich biodiversity, lush green jungle vegetation in contrast with its red soil.

Powerful rivers and bucolic streams irrigate the forest. Clear blue sky. The curious living history of the Guarani native people, and their relation with european pioneers.

At night, the shout of an owl, the fantastic Milky Way, and the magic of the Jungle by a fireplace at the comfort of Yacutinga Lodge accommodations.

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Tourism at the Iguazu Falls area. What to do ?

Best spoken eco tours at the upper Iguazu river

nota-6-1Most probably you are organizing your trip including the visit to the famous Iguazu waterfalls. Due to its location and environmental concept, Yacutinga Lodge has become the best option to explore in detail the peculiarities of the Argentinian Interior Atlantic Rainforest .

Yacutinga is the ideal extension for your trip to the Iguazu Falls. A unique experience just 2 hrs away from the amazing Iguazu Falls to enjoy the magic and relaxing peace of the place while discovering the curiosities of its flora and fauna.


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Iguazú in Concert 2014

1346“Iguazu en Concierto” is a music festival of juvenile choirs and orchestras. Seven hundred teens and children arrive from the five continents to play on a wonderful scenario; the Iguassu Waterfalls and the Atlantic Jungle in its maximum potencial.

During 6 uninterrupted days, different free concerts can be watched in different hotels in the area.

As a final act, the choirs join the orchestra to play a wonderful concert in front of the waterfalls, truly a show you must not miss.

This event counts with the presence of big Argentinian music personalities, such as Elena Roger who was the godmother in the year 2013. She did various interpretations during the festival, including her acting in the final concert next to the seven hundred children and teens. In the 2012, Gustavo Santaolla had the privilege role of playing in the final concert with the children.

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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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