Iguazú National Park reopened its doors

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Iguazú National Park reopened its doors
Tue July 14, 2020

After almost four months of closing, the last weekend 400 people were able to enter to see the Iguazú Falls, one of the New Seven Natural Wonders of the World

With the declared global pandemic, the Iguazú National Park, one of the top tourist attractions in Argentina and Latin America, had to close its doors to the public on March 15.

After almost four months, gradually, the new normality is taking color in our country. This last weekend, the Park that houses the Iguazú Falls - one of the New Seven Natural Wonders of the World - received visitors again.

This time, with the idea of ​​doing pilot tests, the protected area only allows the entry of citizens of Puerto Iguazú, the closest urban center to the Park, always in the Province of Misiones, in the Litoral region of Argentina.

"Little by little, the tourist activity in Argentina begins to take its usual rhythm and this is something that we want to inform world travelers. Thanks to the excellent work by the national authorities and all the Argentines who made and make a great effort, Iguazú reopened its doors and we hope to continue with the progress in the rest of the country, ”said Ricardo Sosa, Executive Secretary of the Institute. National Tourism Promotion (INPROTUR).

At the moment, visits are on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 to 15 and only a maximum of 200 people (100 from 9 to 12 and another 100 from 12 to 15) per day can enter. Each person has the possibility to walk on the trails enabled, but must respect the protocol of using a chinstrap and not picnicking or drinking mate. In addition, you have an obligation to avoid crowds.

It is expected that in the coming days the Tierra del Fuego National Park, located in Ushuaia, the city of the End of the World and capital of the Province of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and the South Atlantic Islands, will repeat the steps of Iguazú.


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