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Hi! Does any know if their is a bus from Asuncion to Salta Argentina?
Hi all I'm planning a 2 week trip to Paraguay last week in January and 1st week in February. I'll be coming from and returning to Brazil, other than that I can go anywhere. If anyone could provide some things I must do and things that I shouldn't I would appreciate it very much. For example is there any food that's great, or a football match or national park I should see. thanks guys Mark
I'm in the early stages of planning a ~7 day trip to Paraguay and want to set some priorities. Keeping in mind that I do 'not' want to add Iguazu to my itinerary (I've already been there from Argentina & Brazil), what recommendations do any of you have? I'm not looking for detailed specifics, but rather comments to the general itinerary: a) 2 days Asuncion b) 2 days circuit - Itá, Yaguarón, Piribebuy, Caacupé, Itauguá, Luque c) is it worth visiting Encarnacion/Posadas (Argentina) for a day (?) d) is Filadelfia worth visiting (?) e) 1 day in Villarrica (?) f) 2 days driving through north Chaco area (?) g) Recommended national parks, etc. along the way I'm assuming I would need my own transportation to make this happen unless you tell me public transit sufficient even in these small/remote places. Thanks in advance!
Hi all, Short notice I know but no harm asking. I'd like to step out tonight and soak up a little nightlife. My days of booming dance music clubs were fun but they are firmly in the past. Any suggestions on bars where there´s a more mature crowd? My usual thing is to see if I can find a bar where there´s some live music on (covers rather than the leading edge of contemporary new stuff) so something like that would be interesting although I am open to other ideas. Short notice as I said but what the heck. Cheers.
I am visiting friends in Encarnacion- I need to go from Asuncion to Encarnacion- what is the best way to go to encarnacion? I arrive on December 24 is transporation flexible? how much will it cost me? Thanks Amy
So I recently read that the drinking age in Paraguay is 20. I'm 18, so that really killed some of the excitement of going there; I assumed it was 18. So my question is: Do they enforce the drinking age down there? (like IDing people when they go to buy alcohol.) Thanks
I urgently require confirmation of the names and websites of Bus Companies operating the above route. Thank u.
I am flying into AGT (Ciudad del Este) and yet staying at a hotel in Puerto Iguazu, Argentina. How do I get from one to the other? Will I need a Brazilian visa if I am traveling through, not stopping?
LOOKING FOR A NICE HOTEL (CLEAN AND NOT TOO BUSY) AS I AM GOING TO VISIT FAMILY AND AT THE SAME TIME TAKE THE OPORTUNITY TO KNOW THE AREA
Hello, I will travel one month this summer as I do it to 2-5 different countries every year. Paraguay is inside my South America plan. Could you please write me some sample costs in Paraguay in USD please? Mostly in Concepcion and other towns like Asuncion in general. A cheap meal in a cafe A good meal in a restaurant but not luxury one A local beer in a bar A local spirit in a bar or club A cheap but clean single room in a guesthouse or pension A small, central apt to rent Enterance to a museum A botle of water in market A bus or train drive for 6-7 hours Thanks a lot :) Alper
My husband and I will be visiting Iguazu Falls in January. We would like to cross over into Paraguay for an afternoon - probably after visiting the Brazilian side of the falls. Does that give us enough time to do anything worth doing? If so, we'd love some suggestions. We're not really too interested in visiting Ciudad del Este - are there other options? Maybe a good place to see a little local culture? We thought about hiring a guide for the day to take us to Brazil and Paraguay, so if anyone knows of anyone they can recommend, that would be great too.
Are SIM cards available for purchase at the Asuncion Airport?
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Hello, how do I get from Ciudad del este to Pedro Juan caballero? can you go by car? what is the distance in km? thank you!! pepete
Oi gente, I am planning a visit to Paraguay latter this summer, and would like suggestions on two issues...a visa, and a hotel in Asuncion. As a US citizen, can I get a visa for Paraguay at the border...or in Buenos Aires? How long does it take to get one from the consulate? As for hotels, I would prefer a smaller one, in or near the center of town. Thanks for the help! JAC
I will be in Asuncion for a few days and would like to visit other areas of Paraguay. Are there any good travel guidebooks for Paraguay? Any recommendations would be appreciated. Thanks
Hi, I am visiting family in Encarnacion in January and have never been to South America before. I would like to make this into a fun vacation. With plane travel time its actually less than 2 weeks. I have been reading tons of websites and other forums about things to see, but theres so much I want to make the most of my time. I plan on definitely going to the Iguazu Falls, but thats as far as my planning has got me. I would really like to visit Patagonia, but I dont think ill have enough time. Any ideas on how to make the most of my two weeks in south america by bus? Thanks in advance :)
Has anyone ever done this trip and if so do you know how long it takes and an approximate cost? Would it be better to fly from Asuncion to La Paz, I know the cost is pretty steep though. I've seen it around250USD per person one way. Any information is greatly appreciated, thanks.
We are going to Bella Vista in Feb. I hope I have the correct town, I think I found one that is Bela Vista. The one we are going to is on the Paraguay river. Has anyone been there? What can I expect. It looks like a really small place. I read on another post that there are river boats on the Paraguay. Who knows about that? I will be there for one week. How safe is it for a single woman to travel on the busses? I would like to go to Auschon, too, depending on the safety of the busses. I will be traveling from Foz De Iguacu by car to Bella Vista. Does anyone know about hiring guides there? I want to see more of the country than just this town. BTW, I'm going with my Grandma's cousin. She is going to visit her missionary friends so I'll have plenty of time do travel around, I'll just be alone. Thanks.
I posted this question on another website with only some questions answered. I was hoping someone here (or in the Paraguay forum) could help me with the rest. I need help with my itinerary for January 2009. This is what I have so far, all the information I have is from these forums. I am wondering if anyone is able to help me fill in the blanks? I've done lots of research on these forums but I am unable to find everything that I think I need. Buenos Aires to Iguazu Falls - 18 hours - 180AR - omnilineas.com/argentina/bus... Igazu Falls to Asuncion - 6 hours -10USD - www.nsa.com.py/Destinos.html Asuncion to Concepcion - 8 hours -20USD - www.senatur.gov.py Concepcion to Pedro Juan Caballero - 4 hours -11USD - website? Pedro Juan Caballero to Pantanal - How long? - Cost? - website? Pantanal to Santa Cruz - How long? - Cost? - website? Santa Cruz to Rurrenabaque - 20 hours - Cost? - website? Rurrenabaque to Lake Titicaca/Copacabana - How long? - Cost? - website? Lake Titicaca/Copacabana to La Paz - 4 hours - Cost? - website? La Paz to Cochabamba - 7 hours -4USD - website? Cochabamba to Sucre - 10 hours - 60 BS - website? Sucre to Potosi - 3 hours -17USD - website? Potosi to Salar de Uyuni - 7 hrs -5USD - website? Salar de Uyuni to Villizon - 9hrs - cost? - website? -- train Buenos Aires - 26hrs - Cost? - website? Most of the time frames are for buses. I am open to taking trains as well. I understand that I may have to take certain cities off the plan due to political instability. I would be very grateful for any information that people have for this. Also, any suggestions on how long to stay in each location (other than Buenos Aires). Thank you!!!
Advise on good location for hotel, etc. We are looking at at home to buy that is about 1 hour away form the city. Big question...are they "American friendly"? It is such a beautiful country and what I have read is that the people are just as beautiful! Any information would be greatly appreciative. Thank-you!!
Will be traveling from the US to Paraguay in June and was wondering how the cell phone service is?? Have a cell phone with a international sim card and was wondering how the service is. Will be in Asunción and Encarnación.
Where can I get the best exchange rate in the Asuncion area? And will I be charged a different rate at a hotel if paying USD verses guarani? From looking online it seems most hotels deal in US currency, is that true? Thanks!
We will be traveling in various parts of Bolivia. What is the best way to get to Iguasu Falls? I've heard bad things about Paraguay, but it appears that going through that country is one way to get there. We would prefer to fly. If we fly, what airline and airports? thanks
I am a solo traveler in South America. I am interested in taking a boat up the Rio Paraguay, from south to north. I am seeking both information on the trip, as well as anyone else who would be interested in meeting up for such a journey. Anybody interested? Are there agencies that offer such trips, or is it better to book passage at the docks? Any tips or general advice from people who have made such a trek? Let me know, and we'll talk more! I speak both spanish and english.
Hi all, Going to be in Iguazu on both the Brazilian and Argentine side in two weeks. I am leaving home tomorrow and do not have time to get a Paraguayan visa for a trip to Ciudad del Este. How easy is this to obtain upon arrival in either Foz do Iguacu, Brasil or Peurto de Iguazu, Argentina, and how long does this take...same day, overnight, 1 week, etc? Please let me know if my friend and I will need this and how to obtain. We are US citizens. Second issue is the current yellow fever issue around the Iguazu area. Anyone know how serious the problem is for us? Just debating the200 vaccination here in NYC. I'm sure it's worth it, just want to hear the real story from someone down there. Thank you!
Is this easy to do from Asuncion if you have a multi entry visa? Imagine you would have to take a taxi to a bridge and walk accross? And is that city worth seeing? thanks
We were hoping to take a flight from Asuncion to Ciudad (very cheap) in order to get to the Sheraton on the Argenina side of the Falls. Can anyone tell me what to expect and how much time to budget? I know CdE is a crazy city and I would have to deal with taxis who might not want to cross the border and a wild, conjested bridge. I would like to pass through from the Sheraton to the aiport in CdE as much as possible. thanks