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Itaipu Dam Half-Day Sightseeing Panoramic Tour from Foz do Iguaçu provided by Gray Line Iguassu Falls

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Itaipu Dam Half-Day Sightseeing Panoramic Tour from Foz do Iguaçu

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Overview
Visit Brazil’s famous Itaipu Dam during this 4-hour excursion from Foz do Iguaçu. Explore the world’s largest hydroelectric power plant while listening to informative commentary from your guide. Learn about the modern architecture associated with the dam and its environmental and culture impact on the surrounding areas. Enjoy round-trip hotel transportation from Foz do Iguaçu hotels.
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    Itaipu Dam
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
    Built on the Paraná River near the border between Brazil and Paraguay, the Itaipu Dam is the largest operational hydroelectric power plant in the world. On this panoramic sightseeing tour from Foz do Iguaçu, you’ll tour this engineering marvel, which generates a power of 12,600 megawatts, approximately 25% of the electricity consumed by Brazil and 95% of the energy consumed by Paraguay. Your guided sightseeing tour gives you an up-close view of the Itaipu Dam and offers you the chance to take some great photos! Your knowledgeable guide will be happy to answer any questions you may have. On this tour you will do the Panoramic Tour. As the ticket is not included, you will pay for it on the spot.: * The Panoramic tour : Watch a documentary film on the power plant. See the dam and spillway from the central observation deck (without entering the facility). The grandeur of a plant built between two countries, when revealed in numbers, is surprising: the Itaipu dam is 7,919 meters long and 196 meters high. But when viewed from close up and from various angles in a tour around the Itaipu Panoramic, it impresses even more and guarantees a unique and striking experience. In addition to the privileged view of the spillway at the top of the dam, the path still allows contact with nature and beautiful landscapes within the Itaipu Tourist Complex. * The Technical tour cannot be done in this tour.
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Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Itaipu Dam from Foz do Iguaçu on this 4-hour tour
  • Listen to the history of the world’s largest hydroelectric power plant
  • Learn about its construction and the impact it has on surrounding areas
  • Receive round-trip hotel transportation from your Foz do Iguaçu hotel
What to Expect
Start your tour with a pickup from your Foz do Iguaçu hotel before heading off to the Itaipu Dam. This guided sightseeing tour is a great opportunity to learn about the dam and the importance of its presence to the people of Paraguay and Brazil. Learn about its construction during the 1970s and 1980s and how it has impacted the surrounding environment. Get close to the dam for good photo opportunities and hear the story of one of the world’s largest power outages that left all of Paraguay and large parts of Brazil without power for a day. After your time at the dam is finished, head back to your hotel with complimentary transport service.
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Important Information
Duration
3h 30m
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in most downtown hotels in Foz do Iguaçu or Puerto Iguazu
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fee to Itaipu Dam Panoramic Tour (BRL 42)
  • Food and Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Itaipu Dam
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please check if you require a Visa or a similar document to enter Brazil. You are responsible for obtaining these documents.
  • It is necessary to bring along your passport and pay close attention to visa restrictions.
  • The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation.
  • Panoramic Tour to Itaipu Dam entrance Fee - BRL 42.00. Brazilians with age between 6 and 11 years and older than 60 years pay half price.
  • As the ticket is not included, you will pay for it on the spot.
  • You will only be able to do the Panoramic Tour. It will not be possible to do the Technical Tour (Itaipu Special).
  • If you are being picked up in Puerto Iguazu to cross to Brazil, you will need to pay a fee of $40,00 pesos for an Eco touristic tax in Puerto Iguazu.
  • Please make sure to keep your receipt in order to avoid being charged twice
  • Prices above are aproximated and subject to change without notice
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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MapletonMay wrote a review Jan 2020
Mapleton, Utah34 contributions5 helpful votes
This is a good place to visit if you have several days in Foz. I did like that we were on a few buses within the park, and that you get a very good view of the dam. It is the largest dam we have ever visited. They have a good souvenir shop also.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from PedroMaltaGL, Director of Sales at Itaipu Dam Half-Day Sightseeing Panoramic Tour from Foz do Iguaçu
Responded 10 Feb 2020
Dear MapletonMay, Thank you for your review! We are glad you had a good time with us on our tour! We hope to see you again in future visits! Thank you.
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Aaron A wrote a review Jul 2019
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We had a horrible experience. A driver from Grey Line tours met us and took us to the Itaipu Dam, but once we go there, we were told that we did not have tickets. Itaipu staff are great people and did a lot of legwork for us. We speak Italian, Spanish, and English, but not
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from Diogo M, Director of Sales at Itaipu Dam Half-Day Sightseeing Panoramic Tour from Foz do Iguaçu
Responded 19 Jul 2019
Dear Aaron A, Thank you for your review. The information given to you is false. We do work with TripAdvisor. We are responding from a valid account and the tour mentioned is bookable on TripAdvisor. On the inclusion it states what is included: Local guide Hotel pickup and drop-off in most downtown hotels in Foz do Iguaçu or Puerto Iguazu and what is excluded. Gratuities Entrance fee to Itaipu Dam Panoramic Tour (BRL 42) Food and Beverages We are sorry you missed that information when booking. Please send us your reservation booking number to pedromalta@grayline.com.br and reservations@grayline.com.br so we can verify your claim and check if a refund is due. Thank you. Pedro Malta on behalf of Diogo M.
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SelmaA wrote a review Mar 2019
Brasilia, DF43 contributions10 helpful votes
It is an awesome place to visit. It is pretty impressive! It is the second largest Dam in the world, however it is the one that produces the more power than any other. I recommend the tour. loved it and I also learned a lot from the tour guides.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Poonam Patil wrote a review Jan 2019
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Don't miss if you have enough time in Iguazu fall. This would be a half day trip. Don't book this tour. All they provide is transportation which you can book yourself.
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Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from Diogo M, Diretor de vendas at Itaipu Dam Half-Day Sightseeing Panoramic Tour from Foz do Iguaçu
Responded 7 Jan 2019
Dear Poonam, We are glad you enjoy the visit to Itaipu. Thank you. Pedro Malta on behalf of Diogo M.
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  • Duration: 3h 30m
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