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Wonders of the New World 2023

Group Tour | General Interest 11 Days & 9 Nights Lead-in price: £1995 Current prices from: £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)
  • No single supplement on selected departure dates (limited availability)
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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)

Day 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 £110). 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 opulent Belmond Copacabana Palace (Superior partial oceanview 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 the Belmond Copacabana Palace from £95). 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.

Important information *Park fees

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

Locally escorted tour

This tour is led in each destination en route by a local tour guide.


To combine this tour with Santiago & Chilean Patagonia, please contact your travel consultant.

Luxury tour

Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard category, unless indicated otherwise.

† Iguazu / Iguaçu:

Departures between January and March 2021 will stay at the luxurious Belmond Hotel das Cataratas and include a half-day tour of the Argentinian side of the falls instead of the Brazilian side.

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. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online

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.

  • Copacabana Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Rio de Janeiro
    Copacabana Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Rio de Janeiro

    One of the world's landmark hotels, the Copacabana Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Rio de Janeiro is a graceful, white stucco, art deco property, superbly located on the famous Copacabana promenade. Known for its sumptuous style, impeccable service and elegant rooms and suites, the hotel features two of South America's finest restaurants. The piano bar, pool and terrace are at the heart of Rio's social life. Features: 241 rooms, 3 restaurants, piano bar, outdoor half-size Olympic pool, gym, tennis court, 2 boutiques, spa. Room amenities: Widescreen plasma television, iPod dock, minibar, traditional Brazilian slippers, Wi-Fi.

Superior group tour extensions

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Dates & prices


Main Costs
Departure-Return date Original Price Special Offer(£) Single Supplement Click to Book
2 Dec 2021 - 12 Dec 2021 £2,295 £0 £0 Reserve

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

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.

  • • 5-star accommodation
    • Direct international flights with British Airways
    • Internal flights
    • Flexible - extensions, room & flight upgrades available
    • Average group size - 14 people (max 20)
    • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
    • Experienced local tour guides in each destination
    • 8 breakfasts
    • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees except Iguazú / Iguaçu National Park fees that are payable locally.
    • Porterage at airports

Destinations on this tour

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