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Wonders of the New World

Group Tour | General Interest 11 Days & 8 Nights Lead-in price: £1995

Offering an outstanding introduction to Argentina and Brazil, this journey combines the elegance of Buenos Aires with exotic and flamboyant Rio de Janeiro. The tour also visits the awe-inspiring waterfalls of Iguazú, which thunder amid tropical jungle along the border.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Stay inside Iguaçu National Park & see the falls at dawn or sunset
  • Visit colourful Caminito & Recoleta cemetery
  • Take in spectacular views & the carioca atmosphere from the most iconic hotel in Rio de Janeiro
  • Stay in 5-star accommodation
  • Small group size - average 14 people (maximum 20)
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Superior Group Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Buenos Aires

Evening flight from London (regional connections available) to Buenos Aires with British Airways. (N)

Day 2: Buenos Aires

Morning arrival. Transfer to the Alvear Art Hotel for 3 nights. (N)

Day 3: Buenos Aires

Half-day tour of Buenos Aires, including the Recoleta Cemetery where Eva Peron is buried, and La Boca district, birthplace of the tango. (B)

Day 4: Buenos Aires

At leisure or optional full-day trip to an estancia in the Pampas countryside. (B)

Days 5-6: Fly to Iguazú / Iguaçu

Fly to the Iguazú Falls and stay for 2 nights at the Gran Meliá Iguazú, with a privileged location inside the national park (upgrade to a falls-view room from £105). Tour the Brazilian side of these magnificent cataracts with time at leisure to explore the Argentinian side, including the Devil’s Throat, at your own pace. Experience the falls at dawn or sunset, when the park is closed to other visitors. (B)

Day 7: Fly to Rio de Janeiro

Fly to Rio and transfer to the Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana (deluxe city/partial ocean view room) for 3 nights. Upgrade to a deluxe ocean front room from £115. (B)

Day 8: Rio de Janeiro

Morning visit to Corcovado Mountain and the statue of Christ the Redeemer. In the afternoon, visit Sugar Loaf Mountain by cable car. (B)

Day 9: Rio de Janeiro

Day at leisure. Optional excursions include the Tijuca rainforest, a visit to the botanical gardens or a Brazilian food tour. (B)

Days 10-11: Fly to London

At leisure (use of a day room at your hotel from £80 per person). Evening transfer to the airport for the flight to London with British Airways. (B) (N)

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.


Tour + Búzios beach: 5 days & 3 nights from £475 Stay 3 or 4 nights at Vila d’Este / Casas Brancas in the beach resort of Búzios (approx. 2.5 hours from Rio de Janeiro) and enjoy its numerous sandy beaches, clear waters, chic shops and restaurants.

Patagonia + tour: 5 days & 3 nights from £845 Visit one of the most striking highlights of Patagonia for a magnificent glacier experience and discover the desolate beauty of this remote region. Fly to Buenos Aires for 1 night and then join the Splendours of South America group at El Calafate.

Santiago & Mendoza + tour: 6 days & 4 nights from £945 Combine a visit to cosmopolitan Santiago with Argentina’s wine capital of Mendoza, an attractive city of parks and avenues. Both cities sit at the foot of the Andes.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION Locally escorted tour: This tour is led in each destination en route by a local tour guide.

Combinations: To combine this tour with Santiago and Chilean Patagonia, please see our Splendours of South America.

Park fees: Entry fees at the Iguazú / Iguaçu National Parks are not included.

Rio de Janeiro: Departures between January and March 2022 will stay at the opulent Belmond Copacabana Palace.

The 17 February 2022 and 16 Feb 2023 departures include 3 days/2 nights in Rio due to Carnival/Champions parade. If you would like to extend your stay to include the parade, please enquire about prices.

Private & tailor-made travel: This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements.

Superior group tour accommodation

  • Alvear Art
    Alvear Art

    Located in the heart of Buenos Aires, the Alvear Art is close to San Martin square and numerous shopping streets. The hotel features a sleek, classic design with artworks, an impressive marble lobby area and spacious rooms with mahogany furnishings. The restaurant offers an international menu using regional ingredients. The rooftop swimming pool is an ideal place to unwind and enjoy superb panoramic views of the city.

  • Gran Melia Iguazú
    Gran Melia Iguazú

    The Gran Meliá Iguazú is the only hotel located inside the Iguazú National Park on the Argentinian side of the falls and within walking distance of the cataracts. Guestrooms have a fresh, contemporary decor and offer a private balcony overlooking the tropical surroundings or the majestic waterfalls. An impressive infinity pool and a restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows also offer superb vistas of the crashing waters. There is also a lounge bar with an outdoor terrace. Features: 176 guestrooms, restaurant, bar, 2 swimming pools, spa. Room amenities: Television, safe, hairdryer, air conditioning, minibar, Wi-Fi.

  • Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana
    Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana

    Inspired by the glamorous Carioca of the 1950s, this sophisticated first-class hotel has an ideal location between the Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, with views over the Copacabana beach. Guestrooms are spacious and feature parquet floors, modern furnishings and a private balcony. The restaurant offers stunning views over the ocean and serves both typical Brazilian and international cuisine.

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Dates & prices


Main Costs
Departure-Return date Original Price Special Offer(£) Single Supplement Guaranteed Departures Click to Book
28 Apr 2022 - 8 May 2022 £1,995 £0 £595 Reserve
22 Sep 2022 - 2 Oct 2022 £1,995 £0 £595 Reserve
20 Oct 2022 - 30 Oct 2022 £2,095 £150 £545 Reserve
3 Nov 2022 - 13 Nov 2022 £2,095 £0 £545 Reserve
17 Nov 2022 - 27 Nov 2022 £2,095 £0 £545 Reserve
1 Dec 2022 - 11 Dec 2022 £1,995 £0 £595 Reserve

Vaccination Travel Policy
All clients must be fully vaccinated before travelling with us on a Cox & Kings (C&K) group tour. This means that a customer must have received their full two doses of the COVID‑19 vaccination at least 14 days before travelling with us. This does not apply to our private tours or tailor-made travel. If you have any questions please call us or visit our FAQs page on our website here

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Guaranteed Departures Where a tour date has ‘yes’ listed, this tour is guaranteed to run.

For all other departure dates, once the minimum number of people booked has been reached, this tour is also guaranteed to run. Our sales consultants will be able to advise how many people are booked for your chosen date at the time of enquiry, giving you the confidence to book safe in the knowledge your tour will go ahead.

Terms & Conditions Guaranteed departures will run except in the circumstances where travel to the destination is advised against by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) or entry restrictions relating to COVID-19 preclude travel.

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

  • * Small group size - average 14 people (max 20)
  • * 5-star accommodation
  • * Direct international flights with British Airways
  • * Internal flights
  • * Flexible - extensions, room & flight upgrades available
  • * Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • * Experienced local tour guides in each destination
  • * 8 breakfasts
  • * Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
  • * Porterage at airports

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