Route & dates
Drive to New York City, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
Foz do Iguacu— 2 nights
Curitiba— 3 nights
Fly to New York City, Drive to Newark
Sat, Apr 4 - Fri, Apr 10
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Foz do Iguacu
Land of the Waterfalls
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.Foz do Iguacu is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, look for gifts at Orquidario Vale Das Orquideas, and admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam.
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Newark, USA to Foz do Iguacu is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newark in April: high temperatures in Foz do Iguacu hover around 81°F and lows are around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Curitiba.
Things to do in Foz do Iguacu
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Ecological Capital of Brazil
The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte, admire the masterpieces at Museu Oscar Niemeyer, then admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Sao Francisco de Paula. Keep things going the next day: walk around Tangua Park, then learn about winemaking at Familia Fardo Vinicola, and then cruise along Estrada Da Graciosa.
To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Curitiba day trip planner.
Getting from Foz do Iguacu to Curitiba by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Foz do Iguacu in April, plan for slightly colder days in Curitiba, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Curitiba
Familia Fardo Vinicola
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