San Ignacio Min stands as the best preserved Jesuit Mission of the 16th and 17th centuries throughout the Argentine territory. Around the main square, you find the Church, the Casa de los Padres, the cemetery, the houses and town hall. Native stones and large pieces of red sandstone were used to build San Ignacio city. The Wanda Mines is a great place especially known for its deposits of precious stones, turquoise, amethyst and rock crystal. Since 1976 they have become a tour for all those who come to these distances known as the Jungle region.
- Get up-close to native wildlife
- Ideal choice for families
- Hotel pickup included
- Led by a local guide
Details about this tour
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Puerto Iguazu, Puerto Iguazu, Province of Misiones, Litoral
This tour starts at Puerto Iguazu
Stop At: Ruinas de San Ignacio, San Ignacio, Province of Misiones, Litoral
In 1984, the Jesuit Missions of San Ignacio Min, along with Nuestra Seora de Loreto, Santa Ana and Santa Mara la Mayor (located in Argentina) were declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. San Ignacio City is a tourist destination with breathtaking landscapes such as the Tey Cuar State Park reserve, the Yabebir river and other natural beauties spread throughout the region. The city is surrounded by native flora in each corner.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: Wanda Mines, Wanda, Province of Misiones, Litoral
Inside the Wanda Mines agates, jasper, original topaz, among other varieties can be observed and purchased by tourists who come to visit this exciting place. The stones extracted from the mines are turned into gems and used for jewelry making. In line with this and the legend, this place of great tourist importance is named after a Polish princess who was very fond of the beauty of the stones that are generated there.
Duration: 1 hour
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
- Round-trip shared transfer
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Food and drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable