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Foz do Iguacu, Estado do Parana, Brazil

How much does it cost to travel to Foz do Iguacu?

You should plan to spend around $68 (R$338) per day on your vacation in Foz do Iguacu. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $23 (R$114) on meals
  • $14 (R$68) on local transportation
  • $60 (R$301) on hotels

A one week trip to Foz do Iguacu for two people costs, on average, $950 (R$4,738). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Foz do Iguacu cost?

A one week trip to Foz do Iguacu usually costs around $475 (R$2,369) for one person and $950 (R$4,738) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Foz do Iguacu on average costs around $950 (R$4,738) for one person and $1,900 (R$9,475) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Foz do Iguacu will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Foz do Iguacu on average costs around $2,035 (R$10,152) for one person and $4,071 (R$20,304) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

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Traveling Independently to Foz do Iguacu has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Foz do Iguacu expensive to visit?

Foz do Iguacu is a reasonably affordable place to visit. Located in Brazil, which is a reasonably affordable country, visitors will appreciate the relatively low cost of this destination. It falls in the average range in the country for its prices. If you're traveling on a budget, then this is a good destination with affordable accommodation, food, and transportation.

Within South America, Foz do Iguacu is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Colonia del Sacramento or Cajamarca.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Foz do Iguacu Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Foz do Iguacu?

The average Foz do Iguacu trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Foz do Iguacu travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) R$301 ($60)
Local Transportation 1 R$68 ($14)
Food 2 R$114 ($23)
Entertainment 1 R$125 ($25)
Alcohol 2 R$31 - 92 ($6 - 18)
Accommodation Budget in Foz do Iguacu
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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Foz do Iguacu is $30 (R$151). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Foz do Iguacu is $60 (R$301). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Foz do Iguacu

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Foz do Iguacu based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $32. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Foz do Iguacu
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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Foz do Iguacu is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $14 (R$68) per person, per day, on local transportation in Foz do Iguacu.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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Food Budget in Foz do Iguacu
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  • While meal prices in Foz do Iguacu can vary, the average cost of food in Foz do Iguacu is $23 (R$114) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Foz do Iguacu should cost around $9.16 (R$46) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Foz do Iguacu is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day


Entertainment Budget in Foz do Iguacu
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  • Entertainment and activities in Foz do Iguacu typically cost an average of $25 (R$125) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps Budget in Foz do Iguacu
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  • Unfortunately, bad things can happen on a trip. Well, you've just got to deal with it! The average price for a scam, robbery, or mishap in Foz do Iguacu is $3.76 (R$19), as reported by travelers.

  • Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps1

Alcohol Budget in Foz do Iguacu
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  • The average person spends about $12 (R$61) on alcoholic beverages in Foz do Iguacu per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

What did other people spend on Alcohol in Foz do Iguacu?

Typical prices for Alcohol in Foz do Iguacu are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Foz do Iguacu, but your costs will vary based on your travel style and the place where the purchase was made.

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Water Budget in Foz do Iguacu
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  • On average, people spend $1.28 (R$6.38) on bottled water in Foz do Iguacu per day. The public water in Foz do Iguacu is considered safe to drink.

  • Water2 Bottled water for one day

Foz do Iguacu On a Budget
Foz do Iguacu Iguazu Falls
Foz do Iguacu is a larger city in Brazil that is most famous for the Iguacu Falls. The city serves as an entry point for Paraguay and Argentina as well. The obvious reason to visit the city is to see the beautiful falls, and together with Ciudad del Este, Paraguay and Puerto Iguazu, Argentina, it makes up one of the largest tourism sights in South America.

The falls itself are quite impressive. Over three times as much water flows over Iguacu Falls as does over Niagara Falls. You can enjoy the various hiking trails and viewpoints that are in the area as well. There is a designated national park on the Brazilian side of the river and a shuttle bus is available to connect the Visitor's Center to the falls.

The city has a humid subtropical climate. There are two seasons, a hot and humid summer and a dry and cold winter. Average summer temperatures are around 80 degrees Fahrenheit and average winter temperatures are around 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Rain falls mostly in the spring and summer months. Warmer clothes may be required during the winter months between late April and early September.
The most obvious reason for visiting the city is to see Iguacu Falls (or Iguazu Falls). This is one of the most famous sights in the country and it is a truly spectacular area to explore. The surrounding area has many trails which offer viewpoints of the falls. There are also many tour operators that can help organize a trip to the falls for you. This guide to Iguacu Falls can help you plan the details of your trip.

There are also a handful of tour operators who are eager to show you the area. Here is a great guide to tours in Brazil if you're interested. Another interesting option is to take a boat ride offered by Macuco Safari.

In addition to Iguacu Falls, there are a handful of other sites in Foz do Iguacu. Parque das Aves is an interesting bird park that is near the waterfalls. You can wander around on your own, or hire a guide to show you the park.

Also nearby is Itaipu Dam, which is the world's largest electric power generator, and is interesting to see.

There's also a photo opportunity at Three Borders Landmark, where you can see Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil all at once.
Foz do Iguacu has a populations of about 265,000 people. The falls is located on the border of Argentina and Brazil and there are about 257 individual falls spread over 2.7 kilometers.

Avenida Brasil (Brazil Avenue) is the main road in the city. The road is 5 kilometers long and runs through the city's downtown. It has many retail shops and is a place of activity for the city. There are major revitalization proposals in place for the avenue, many of which focus on making the street more pedestrian friendly.

As Foz do Iguacu is a major tourist destination, numerous tour operators have set up shop in town and offer any number of activities for visitors to the area. Helicopter tours are one interesting way to see Iguacu National Park and understand the enormity of the falls. There are also a variety of tours that use any number of vehicles to access the falls. Some of these tours combine electric cars with boat tours to let you get in close proximity to the falls.
Food and Dining
As a tourist destination, there are a decent number of amenities available for travelers. There are a reasonable number restaurants around town that offer a diversity of cuisine including pizza, grilled meats, or traditional fare. You can also grab a drink at a couple of different bars about town.
You'll also find hotels and hostels of varying quality and price. Whether you're on a tight budget or looking for some comfort and a splurge, there are a variety of options to choose from in Foz do Iguacu.

Foz do Iguacu/Cataratas International Airport is near the city. There are frequent flights arriving from Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Santiago de Chile, among other cities. The city is connected to the airport with bus number 120. It's about a 30 minute ride. There is also bus transportation between the Foz do Iguacu and most major cities in the area.

Bus 120, heading towards the airport, also travels to the Brazilian entrance to the falls.
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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.