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Paraguay is located in central South America. It is a landlocked country that is bordered by Argentina, Brazil, and Bolivia. It is also on the Paraguay River and is often referred to as the Heart of South America.
There are many activities in Paraguay for travelers to do. You can take a day trip to Iguassu Falls, see the Itaipu Dam, go on the Foz Iguacu City Tour, and so much more. You can also visit some of Paraguay’s top attractions like the Yaguaron Church and the Colonist’s Museum.
Whether you’re a nature lover, want to see the sites or are interested in Paraguay’s culture, it is a perfect place to be. There is so much to see and do when you come to Paraguay.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Paraguay. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Paraguay: typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, yellow fever, rabies, and influenza.
While Paraguay has not had a yellow fever outbreak in recent years, some bordering countries have. Make sure you receive a yellow fever vaccine before your trip.
Malaria and dengue are also present in Paraguay. Be sure to bring repellent and netting. Antimalarials may be recommended depending on your travel plans.
See our vaccinations page to learn more about these infections and vaccines. Ready to protect yourself? Book your travel health appointment today by calling or schedule online now.
A passport and visa are required to enter Paraguay. While you can get a visa on arrival, it is best to have one before departing on your trip.
A minor must show notarized authorization from a parent or guardian with their visa application.
When you leave Paraguay by airplane, you have to pay an airport departure tax. The tax is sometimes added in the cost of the airline ticket.
For more information, see our Paraguay visa page. Or contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
The climate is subtropical, and their rainy season occurs in the summer from October to April. Rainfall is determined by how close a certain region is located to the sea. The rainfall increases in the east and decreases in the western areas.
Chaco has warm summers as well as warm winters. December to March has temperatures in the high-80’s. The winters are dry and temperate with temperatures in the high-60’s. It is the best time to visit Paraguay during the months from May to September.
Paraguay, like any place you go to, has some things you should be aware of before you travel.
If you love to be active, the Snow Park in Paraguay is a great place to ice skate as well as sled. It’s a fun place for not only adults but children as well. This indoor winter wonderland is located at Av Doctor Luis Maria Argana, Ciudad del Este. The park has a Christmas like atmosphere that will amaze the kids and bring out the kid in you.
There are some things you will need to bring on your trip to Paraguay.
If you find yourself in need of help while traveling in Paraguay, there is a U.S. embassy in the capital city of Asuncion.
U.S. Embassy Asuncion
1776 Mariscal Lopez Ave
Phone: 595 21 213-715
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