Explore the Iguassu Falls region on this full-day tour where we visit the Wanda Mines and San Ignacio Mission.
The San Ignacio Mission is a Jesuit effort to spread Christianity in Argentina during the 17th century, and after you will discover glimmering crystals in the nearby Wanda Mines and learn how they are formed during this very interesting visit to the Misiones province of Argentina.
Duration: 10 hours
Start and End Location: Puerto Iguazú, Brazil
Availability: Year Round
After we pick you up we will travel 155 miles (250 km) to San Ignacio Mission. Built in 1632, this mission has been partially reconstructed and helps visitors learn about the Jesuit missionaries in Argentina during the 17th and 18th centuries. While strolling around the crumbling mission buildings, learn from your guide what it might have been like to live as a native or a missionary in this region over three centuries ago. We will then go back to your vehicle and head to the countryside till we arrived at the Wanda Mines, the source of the region’s spectacular naturally formed gemstones. Learn about the formation process of minerals including amethysts, agates, topazes, and quartz crystals.
After touring the mine and the exhibition hall we will return to Puerto Iguazú.
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