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Poco Preto trail

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Address: | Pq Nacional do Iguacu, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana, Brazil
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Jungle, rain forest wildlife

This trip was amazing, definilly a great place to see the national park 9 km of trails in the midle of the national park, with monkey, birds many buterflies. I was in the Hostel... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
foz do iguassu
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foz do iguassu
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

This trip was amazing, definilly a great place to see the national park 9 km of trails in the midle of the national park, with monkey, birds many buterflies. I was in the Hostel Bambu and the guys there told me the was a nice trip, and I did thanks guys for a great recomendation.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

This cost for this 9KM hike / bike or electric car ride is R$260 in addition to the entrance fee to the national park. Seriously?

Thank ScottLeroy
Napa, California
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015

If you're used to hiking hills and mountains then this is an easy 9km. If you're not used to it...well...then it's a 9km hike. You can also bike it or ride on a tractor-like thing. We didn't see a lot of animals on the hike, but it was nice to get out there and have a walk in the jungle... More 

1 Thank GoVisitNapa
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54 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

You must carry cash to pay for access to the track and the guide. You will cross the trail on foot or by bike or electric car (if it has rained the day before). You will then take a boat to navigate the Iguaçu River. Then complete the journey by kayak. Finally, it will cover a few more meters walking... More 

1 Thank Cleveroli
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015

nothing special but our guide was nice and accommodating. We could take the jeep or ride our bikes, kayaking was optional and at the end, we could either walk or take the jeep back.

Thank Dorothy T
Manama, Bahrain
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73 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I bought the ticket for this optional tour at the tour office beside the ticket offices for the first tour of the day which was supposed to start at 9:30am. Took the bus and arrived at the Poco Preto stop and had to wait for quite a while for various groups to arrive, so it was well past 10am before... More 

1 Thank Grace L
Shanghai, China
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87 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2014

I was so exciting when I saw the brochure of this trail: walking, biking, boat riding, kayak... everything sounded awesome!! We were a group of about 20 people: first walk went well. Arriving to the bike stand, only 10 were there...We had to wait about 20 minutes to have all the bikes, and all were in despicable conditions: we had... More 

2 Thank Francois B
Oslo, Norway
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2013

If you're not a bilogist supported by an project, there are very few options to see Iguacu National park other than the trails around the falls. This trail is one great exception. Contrary to secveral misguided reviews here this is an excellent trail for butterfiles, birds and mammals - Ozelot among others - at least in Oct/Nov. I had two... More 

4 Thank Morten R
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Reviewed 2 July 2013

My experience was very different from what other reviewers are saying, so perhaps it depends on your tour guide. Mine was very knowledgeable about animals as well as local history. We saw agouti and an alligator, and I learned a lot about the native plants. The hike itself is simply a hike through the woods (I was given a choice... More 

Thank EveMP
Houston, Texas
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57 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2013

The travel agent sitting at our hotel was quite uninformed and rude. We asked her if this trail will take us to the island with parrots and she said yes. We did not book it due to her rude attitiude when we questioned her about timings. It turned out fine in the end for us as we did not waste... More 

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