Saltos del Monday


The Municipal Park Monday and its main attraction, the break of Monday, are located in the District of Presidente Franco Alto Paraná Department Paraguay, located between 25 ° 33'40, 6" and 54 ° 38'00,"1 latitude occupying an area of 9 hectares.


The average annual temperature is 21 º C, the highest reaches 38 º C and the minimum 0 ° C. The highest annual amount of the country in rainfall occurs in the region of Alto Parana.

Animals and Plants

The Municipal Park Monday, has a natural reserve of nine hectares covered by a thick vegetation species of flora and fauna unique, very typical and representative of the forested region of Alto Parana old and the last remnant of the block east of the Atlantic Forest of Alto Paraná.


The Monday River empties into the Paraná River, has a variable flow depending on the seasons of rain, while at the top of the jump, the most risky can swim in its cool waters, with countless small falls and whirlpool jets that serve as natural . Also, with extreme caution, you can practice canoeing.

At dawn or at dusk, the rumor produced by the waters that fall on the black basalt stone can be heard at great distances, like the mist that rose on strong clash between the vital liquid and rocks.


In Presidente Franco, nature gives the region a show over the waters, the imposing Monday Falls, form a remarkable natural spectacle that has a long history, it was one of the stations in the path of the pre-hispanic Guarani.

The break of more than 40 meters high, consists of three main falls with other minors who rushed up near the mouth of the River Monday, one of the major tributaries of the right bank of the Parana River.

It is a beautiful spectacle that foams with their yellow and white steam caused by the impact of water with rocks and bushes that surround the vast depression Monday River can be viewed from a system of walkways and viewpoints in a beautiful and well cared Natural Park. The park is used by tourists in the region for picnics, hikes and camps, trails in the midst of vegetation take visitors up viewpoints and walkways where you can contemplate the depression 40 meters from the river.

To those who like adventure, rocky cliffs favor the practice of climbing and rappelling alongside the water, hiking trails that cut through the park and go up the banks of the river. The attraction is inside the City Park Monday Jumps River, which provides space for camping and meals.

How to get there

You get to the park taking the highway that links Saltos del Guairá Presidente Franco. When you reach the viaduct km 4 Ciudad del Este takes southward. A 10 km south to his right hand, displayed a poster showing the path of entry into the jumps.


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