Welcome to The Chaco

Bisected by the Ruta Trans-Chaco, it’s an animal-lover’s paradise, with flocks of waterbirds and birds of prey abounding, easily spotted along the roadside. Although the Chaco accounts for more than 60% of Paraguayan territory, less than 3% of the population actually lives here. Historically it was a refuge for indigenous hunter-gatherer communities; today the most obvious settlements are the Mennonite communities of the Central Chaco.

Top experiences in The Chaco

The Chaco in detail