DMC & Incoming Tour Operator to Brazil and all of South America BIT 25 Years

Itaipu Dam & The 3 Frontiers

The world's largest power plant in operation is impressive because of its size and exaggerated figures. 

Besides the production of energy, Itaipu Binational completes the scenery with the spectacle, where one can watch the show formed by the waters of Paraná river that flows over the spillway. 

It was necessary 17 years to conclude the workmanship, and during the peak of the construction, more than 40,000 workers were hired, Itaipu has an extension of 7,600 meters and capacity of generating 12,600 MK. 

After the Dam work conclusion in October 1982, several structure gates were closed and thus started the reservoir filling. 

Itaipu artificial lake has an extension of 1350 Km and volume of 29 billion cubic meters. It is considered one of the largest artificial lakes in the world, which offers several projects of environment development, biological reguges and program of sustainable development. 

The promenade starts at the Itaipu Visitors Center where there is a documentary exhibition of Itaipu history and the plant's operation. 

 

This tour also includes a visit to the Three Frontiers Landmark which are stone and cement obelisks built, with the respective colors of the three countries (Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina). It establishes the territorial limits. They are placed in union of Paraná and Iguassú rivers. On Brazilian side, you can see the marks in Argentina and Paraguay. All of them, set up a triangle, and were built in the beginning of this century. 

 

You will be picked up at your hotel and driven back at the end of the tour. 

 

Duration: approximately 4 and a half hours. 

Departures: Mondays through Fridays at 7h15, 8h15, 9h15, 13h15, 14h15 and 14h45. On Saturdays only in the morning. No visits are possible on Sundays or Holidays.

 

 

Observation

1. The below mentioned rates are per person, including air-conditioned transportation from/to City hotels and Hotel das Cataratas Eco Resort, local guide assistance and Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam fee. 

2. There is also a special visit inside the spillway with pre-established time arranged by Itaipu as far as the coast extension visiting. 

3. This tour is not available during holidays. 

4. Regular tour (minimum of 2 persons) is also available upon previous request and availability. If you are interested, please contact us.