Foz do iguacu (Brazil)
Foz do Iguacu is a small town in the southwestern part of Brazil, located at the banks of the Parana River. The city is famous of the nearby Iguazu waterfalls, which are located on the border of Argentina and Brazil. The waterfalls consist of over 250 individual waterfalls and the largest of them falls down more than 70 m. In Foz do Iguacu is also the Itaipu dam, the world's second largest hydroelectric plant, on the border of Paraguay and Brazil. In addition to the waterfalls, the area has a sizeable bird park, where about 180 different species of birds nest.
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Compared to prices worldwide, Foz do iguacu is quite a cheap destination.
On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $43.48, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.
On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $119.48, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.
- Basic hotel: $62.90
- Taxi ride (3 miles): $3.75
- Taxi ride (6 miles): $6.60
- Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $1.35
- Meal, McDonalds: $5.00
- Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $3.85
Foz do iguacu has been classified as quite dangerous with security classification 2/5.
Safety index values (higher is better):
- General: 31.4 (weaker than United states average 48.3)
- Walking alone during daytime hours: 47.4 (weaker than United states average 70.0)
- Walking alone at night: 18.8 (weaker than United states average 42.1)
More information: Foz do iguacu safety
Things which affect the renting of the car:
- Driver’s license: An international driving license is generally recommended, but not necessarily required.
- Direction of traffic: In South America the traffic is right-handed. The only exceptions to this are Guyana and Suriname.
- Age restrictions: In Argentina the age limit for driving is 21 years.
- Roads, bridges and tunnels with toll: Geography of toll roads North and South America