Discover the history of the Argentinan region of Misiones on this trip to see the remains of the San Ignacio Jesuit Mission and the Wanda Mines of semi-precious stones.
San Ignacio Mini Trip
We'll pick you up from your hotel first thing in the morning and follow the course of the Paraná River between Paraguay and Argentina towards the south of the province of Misiones.
Our first stop will be at the San Ignacio Miní Jesuit Mission ruins. At this registered World Heritage Site, we'll find out about the history of the Roque González de Santa Cruz Jesuit. In the 17th century, this missionary founded a mission aimed at evangelising the native population. Today, these ruins are Argentina's best-preserved mission. In fact, this place was used as the film set for many scenes in the famous Robert de Niro film "The Mission".
After visiting this historical site, you'll have some free time to have lunch in the town of San Igancio. Afterwards, we'll follow the Paraná River further down towards the Wanda mines. The Polish settlers who began exploiting its mining resources named it Wanda in honour of their country's princess. Today, the site is an important source of semi-precious stones such as quartz, amethyst, topaz and agate. They are used as raw materials in the production of unique stones in the town of Wanda.
At the end of the visit, we'll head back to our hotels in Puerto Iguazu at around 6 pm.
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Children under 4Free
The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
English speaking guide.
Food and drink.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up until the previous day (4:00 PM local time) if there are still places available.
You will receive an email with your ticket attached which you must print out and show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.