San Ignacio, Argentina

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  • From Puerto Iguazu: San Ignacio Ruins and Wanda Mines Tour

    1. From Puerto Iguazu: San Ignacio Ruins and Wanda Mines Tour

    Start with pickup from your hotel in Puerto Iguazu. Travel through the beautiful natural landscape of the region, passing small towns before reaching the imposing ruins of San Ignacio Miní located 240 kilometers from the city of Puerto Iguazu.  Enjoy a guided tour which explores the history of this area. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Jesuit mission was built by the Spanish Conquistadors in the 17th century. The ruins were discovered in 1897 and restored between 1940 and 1948. Learn about the construction, life, and customs of the Guarani aborigines and the Jesuit occupiers of the region.  Visit the mines of precious stones in the city of Wanda. The mines are a series of caves where you can enter to see the raw gems within. Discover the miners’ hands-on approach to ensuring that full geodes are kept as whole as possible. See multiple types of precious stones such as amethyst, milky ...

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Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 26 reviews

The tour is as described, both the mine and the ruins are very interested and can be visited with local English-speaking guides, the driver was extremely helpful and chatty and speaks various languages. The coach seats are a little uncomfortable.

Both excuses are valuable, you learn a lot in both thanks to the guides of each place. But what sells this site as a guide is not such. He is a driver who takes you and brings you in the combi nothing more.

Interesting to know the rural area and know its history, it is not a long visit but it is worth it.

Punctual, correct. Very friendly guide and driver. Both destinations are very valuable.

Excellent, fantastic guides, provide very good information and were very cordial