Puerto Iguazú is the gateway city for visitors entering Argentina to visit the internationally famed Iguazu Falls.
The subtropical rainforest and the Iguazu Falls within it account for the highest amount of visitors to the Puerto Iguazú region.
Here at this Cultural Park, you can view handicraft demonstrations, buy local gems and jewelry, and learn the history of the indigenous people.
This area offers views over the river where three South American countries' borders meet - Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil.
Check out this nature park, which acts as a conservation place for native species of toucan and caiman.
Visit a recreated trap, used by indigenous communities to catch animals without harming them, made out of 28 species of native salvaged trees.
For the highest water levels at the falls and the best weather for hiking around the area, try visiting Puerto Iguazú in the months of August and September.
Cataratas del Iguazu International Airport (IGR) has several daily flights from Buenos Aires. Visitors can then connect by taxi to downtown Puerto Iguazú for around AR$350.
Follow Dr. José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia Road from Asunción to reach the border of Argentina in just over five hours.
There are many long-distance daily buses that enter Puerto Iguazú over the border from Brazil, Paraguay, and other Argentinian cities for around AR$1030. Mercobus, Green Toad Bus, and Flecha Bus are just three of these companies.
Hotel Los Troncos offers modern facilities and an ambiance to make you feel as though you're staying in the middle of the rainforest. Mercure Iguazu Hotel Iru sports an outdoor pool and spa-like amenities.
Iguazú National Park - this area is the highlight of any trip, with access from the Brazilian or Argentinian side.
Ciudad del Este - visit the second-largest city in Paraguay just over the border from Puerto Iguazú in just over an hour's journey.
Avenida Tres Fronteras - here you can view the three borders meeting point or catch a ferry to cross over into Ciudad del Este.
There are many bus routes throughout the city as well as tours to the nearby National Park. A one-way fare costs AR$5.
There are no taxi meters, and most fares to sites are pre-fixed. A taxi from your hotel to the Iguazu Falls costs AR$60 ARS, one way.
Rent a car for as little as AR$200 a day to get around Puerto Iguazú, available for pick up at the airport or several downtown locations.
Visit the Mercado de Artesanias for local handicrafts, Timbo Arte for unique jewelry and accessories, and Punto Iguazú for shopping mall items.
Ruta 17 and Supermercado EOS are the two main grocery stores in Puerto Iguazú. A dozen eggs here will cost you AR$4.
La Rueda 1975 specializes in South American cuisine with an emphasis on seafood. Dinner for two here will cost you AR$1,000.