INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT OF JESUÍTIC-GUARANI MISSIONS
BRAZIL / ARGENTINA / PARAGUAY
"7 historic and cultural world heritage and 1 natural world heritage"
1st day) - RECEPTION IN Santo Ângelo
Reception at the airport or bus station in Santo Ângelo. Check-in, hotel.
2nd day) – SANTO ÂNGELO / SÃO MIGUEL DAS MISSÕES
Breakfast. Check-out. Visit to the historical center of Santo Ângelo, including: Angelopolitan Cathedral, portal of 30 missions and Municipal Museum. Time for lunch (not included). Visit to CAARO Sanctuary, where the Jesuit priest Roque Gonzales was martyred and where the source of water is considered miraculous.
In São Miguel das Missões, hotel check-in. Visit to the Archaeological Site of São Miguel Arcanjo - Historical and Cultural World Heritage. Visit to the Missions Museum, next to the Archaeological Site, where is one of the largest and most important public collections of sacred missionary sculptures, as well as architectural fragments and bells of the former Reduction. Visit to the Guarani Indians handicrafts and local artisans. Visit the Mission Water source.
Night: Sound and Light show tells the saga of the Jesuit priests and Guarani Indians, inhabitants of the Missionary Region in XVII and XVIII centuries (48 minutes).
3rd day) - SÃO MIGUEL DAS MISSÕES - BRAZIL /LORETO/ SAN IGNÁCIO / POSADAS – ARGENTINA.
Breakfast, check out. Departure trip to ARGENTINA, taking the ferry crossing, over the Uruguay River, in Porto Xavier / San Javier;
We continue to Nuestra Senor de LORETO, founded in 1610, World Cultural Heritage and one of the most important Jesuit missions, for its great production of yerba mate and for having built the first press. Today it is possible to visit the ruins of that period, the church, the chapel of Loreto, the latrines, reports of the life and death of the Jesuit Antonio Ruiz de Montoya, author of the book "Spiritual Conquest". Lunch in San Ignacio (not included). We continue with a visit to the Jesuit Reduction of San Ignácio Mini – World Cultural Heritage. Night: Spectacle of Sound and Light, near to the Jesuit Reduction of San Ignacio. After, trip to Posadas - Capital of the Province of Misiones, arrival directly to the hotel, check-in. Rest of the day off.
4th day) – SAN IGNÁCIO - ARGENTINA / JESÚS / TRINIDAD - PARAGUAY/FOZ DO IGUAÇU –BRAZIL.
Breakfast. Check-out. Trip to PARAGUAY, crossing the International Bridge of Roque Gonzalez de Santa Cruz. We continue to visit the Jesuit Reduction of Jesus de Tavarengue – World Cultural Heritage. After lunch (not included), we visit the mission of Santíssima Trinidad - Cultural World Heritage. Travel to Foz do Iguaçu - Brazil. Check-in hotel.
5th and 6th Day - FOZ DO IGUAÇU.
2 nights accommodation in Foz do Iguaçu, category 3*** or 4**** according to availability, with breakfast + transfer in / out (airport and bus terminal) + Cataratas Argentinian side (no entrances) + COURTESIES: Bird Park and Dreamland (Wax Museum, Dinosaurs Valley and wonders of the world - No entries). At night: suggestion Latin American dinner show, Rafain steakhouse (not included dinner).
OBS. Flight and bus - departure should be after 4pm to give time to carry out all the tours.
1 night in Santo Angelo;
1 night in São Miguel das Missões;
1 night in Posadas - Argentina;
02 nights in Foz do Iguaçu, with tours according to the 5th and 6th day;
Tickets on the tours in the Missions mentioned in the itinerary;
Local specialized tourism guide;
Transportation with receptive from Santo Ângelo (in / out), including all tours mentioned in the program.
Hotels: Tenonde Park Hotel – www.tenonde.com.br/ Hotel Julio Cesar – www.juliocesarhotel.com.ar/ Hotel Maerkli – www.versarehoteis.com.br (todos os hotéis incluem café da manhã).
Attractive: www.cataratasdoiguacu.com.br - www.parquedasaves.com.br R$ 20,00 - www.itaipu.gov.br R$ 10,00
NOT INCLUDED: Travel insurance, meals and other extra expenses of any nature.
Iguazu National Park - Argentina USD 26.00 - minors from 6 to 12 years old USD 10.00
Iguaçu National Park - Brazil - USD 22.00 - minors from 6 to 12 years old USD 4.50
Foreign Bird Park - USD 13.00
Foreigners: Passport. Obs. Check which country needs a visa to enter Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay.
Brazilians: Passport with validity. Civil identity card (original route), issued by the Secretariat of Public Security or Secretariat of Justice and Security, and no other functional identities are accepted for Mercosur countries.
Santo Ângelo, January 2017.
Romaldo Melher – Caminho das Missões.
BRASIL – ONE ADDITIONAL DAY WITH ACCOMMODATION.
Visit to Guarani Indian Village, with presentation of the singing choir and village dance, crafts, other activities related to the Guarani culture.
Visit to the Archaeological Site of São João Batista, National Patrimony. Place where the Jesuit Antônio Sepp made the 1st Iron Foundry of the Missions and musical instruments. FOR GROUPS UP TO 4 PEOPLE US $ 92.00
FOR GROUPS FROM 05 TO 10 PEOPLE US $ 38.00
FOR GROUPS ABOVE 10 PEOPLE US $ 20.00
ARGENTINA - AN ADDITIONAL DAY WITH ACCOMMODATION
Visit to the Jesuit Reduction of Santa Maria de La Mayor - Cultural World Heritage. Leandro Além, arrival and time for lunch (not included). Santa Ana Reduction - Cultural World Heritage.
FOR GROUPS UP TO 4 PEOPLE US $ 49.00
FOR GROUPS from 05 TO 10 PEOPLE US $ 23,00
FOR GROUPS ABOVE 10 PEOPLE US $ 12.00
PARAGUAY - AN ADDITIONAL DAY WITH ACCOMMODATION
SAN COSME Y DAMIAN / SANTA MARIA DE FÉ / SAN IGNÁCIO GUAÇU - PARAGUAY.
Visit to the Jesuit Reduction of San Cosme y Damian. It was the main astronomic center of South America, the only primitive church in operation nowadays. Lunch (not included). Then we go to Santa María de Fé, the museum installed in the house of indigenous exhibits in several rooms numerous sacred art images of the Missions. Afterwards, San Ignacio Guazú (1609), the first of the 30 peoples founded by the Jesuits, visits the Diocesan Museum, where a variety of images of the period are staged, and lodging in the present city of San Ignacio.
FOR GROUPS OF UP TO 4 PEOPLE US $ 174,00
FOR GROUPS from 05 TO 10 PEOPLE US $ 75.00
FOR GROUPS ABOVE 10 PEOPLE US $ 35.00