Post Number: 8
|Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 - 3:35 pm: |
We are going to be in Argentina for 3 1/2 weeks in Dec. We have a lot of things/places we want to see and are trying to prioritize. We are bird watchers, so Esteros del ibera sounds great. However...given that we will be there in the Summer, will there really be that many birds to see? The books say it has 350 different species but i'm not sure if that is just in the spring. It is such a remote place to get to that it will take at least 4 days (including traveling) to do it justice (we were planning on going from there to Iguazu Falls. Also, will it be so unbearably hot that we won't want to leave our room?! Thanks for any information you can provide!
Post Number: 1337
|Posted on Monday, October 15, 2007 - 11:58 am: |
Judy, I guess weather sensation may depend a lot on what you currently are used to. If you live in south florida it will be perfectly bearable. Here are some email addresses where locals in the esteros will be able to answer precisely...
How do you plan to get there? A bus departs at nith from Retiro in Buenos Aires and arrives around 6 am. Then, someone should pick you up at Mercedes and take you to your lodge, perhaps another 2 hours. Four days may be reasonable for the whole thing. Then, you have another 600 km or so to Iguazu.
Have you researched "isla de los pajaros" in peninsula Valdes? The island is also home for hundreds of species, however, you can only watch the birds at a distance now.