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A Taste of South America

Private Travel | General interest 15 Days & 12 Nights Lead-in price: £3,695 Current prices from: £3,695
Sample the cultural and scenic highlights of three of the most distinct countries in South America on this superb introductory tour. Explore sophisticated Buenos Aires, its underground secrets and the Argentinian grassland countryside; get a taste of Chile in its buzzing capital city, the winelands and the Pacific coast; then combine historic Lima with the Inca heritage of the Peruvian Andes.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Visit underground tunnels in old San Telmo & a historic estancia
  • A vineyard tour & wine tasting in Casablanca Valley
  • A glimpse into Chile’s dictatorship past at the Human Rights Museum
  • Train journey & overnight at Machu Picchu
  • Stay in 4- & 5-star accommodation

Arica

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2577 2373 2170 2068 1966 1966 2068 2170 2272 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1864 1763 1661 1457 1457 1254 1355 1355 1457 1661 1763
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 8 8 7 7 7 7 8 8 8
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
Rainy Days 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme VH H H VH Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 7/H 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2475 2475 2373 2272 2068 1966 1864 1763 1763 1966 2068 2272

Balmaceda

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1457 1152 745 439 337 1661 846 1254 1457 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 745 643 439 236 -130 -327 -327 643 -130 134 439 643
Sunshine hours 8 8 7 5 4 4 4 5 6 7 8 9
Daylight hours 15 14 12 11 9 9 9 11 12 13 15 16
Rainfall (mm)(in) 301 241 412 552 964 873 883 1084 492 301 281 331
Rainy Days 3 3 4 6 7 7 7 4 5 4 3 4
Humidity VH VH H M L L L M M H VH VH
UV 10/VH 8/VH 6/H 3/M 1/L 1/L 1/L 4/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Colchagua

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 2984 2679 2272 1763 1457 1457 1661 1864 2170 2577 2882
Min temp (C)(F) 1457 1355 1152 846 745 541 541 643 745 948 1152 1355
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 7 4 4 4 5 6 8 9 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 60 50 100 341 1345 2058 1486 1084 522 271 151 70
Rainy Days 2 0 3 4 5 5 5 4 5 3 3 2
Humidity Extreme Extreme VH H M L M M H VH Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 3/M 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Concepcion

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2373 2272 2068 1864 1559 1355 1355 1457 1559 1763 1966 2170
Min temp (C)(F) 1050 1050 846 745 745 643 541 541 541 643 846 948
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 7 4 4 4 5 6 8 10 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 15
Rainfall (mm)(in) 181 141 281 602 1707 1988 1958 1446 833 562 371 261
Rainy Days 2 2 2 4 7 7 8 7 5 4 3 2
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 5/M 3/M 2/L 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 10/VH 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1661 1559 1457 1457 1355 1254 1355 1355 1457 1559

Coyhaique

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 1864 1559 1254 948 643 541 745 1050 1355 1559 1763
Min temp (C)(F) 846 846 643 439 236 32 32 32 236 439 541 745
Sunshine hours 8 8 7 5 4 4 4 5 6 7 8 9
Daylight hours 15 14 12 11 9 9 9 10 12 13 15 16
Rainfall (mm)(in) 713 632 743 1225 2008 1556 1626 1345 954 592 622 823
Rainy Days 3 3 4 5 8 7 8 7 5 4 3 4
Humidity VH VH H M L L L L M H VH VH
UV 10/VH 8/VH 6/H 3/M 1/L 1/L 1/L 2/L 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Easter Island

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2577 2577 2577 2475 2272 2068 1966 1966 1966 2068 2170 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 2170 2170 2068 1966 1864 1661 1661 1661 1763 1763 1966 2068
Sunshine hours 10 11 10 9 6 4 4 4 5 7 9 10
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 10 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 793 853 954 1205 1476 1074 1044 924 833 713 793 914
Rainy Days 5 2 0 0 2 2 5 5 4 0 2 2
Humidity M M M L N N N N N N N L
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 5/M 4/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2475 2577 2577 2475 2373 2272 2170 2068 2068 2068 2272 2373

La Serena

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2068 1864 1763 1661 1559 1661 1661 1864 1966 2068
Min temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1355 1152 1050 846 846 948 948 1050 1152 1355
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 8 6 6 6 7 8 9 10 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 10 10 10 20 141 201 311 161 60 20 10 10
Rainy Days 1 2 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 0
Humidity Extreme Extreme VH H M M M M H VH Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 4/M 5/M 7/H 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1763 1661 1457 1457 1355 1355 1355 1355 1457 1559

Pucon

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2373 2373 2068 1661 1254 948 948 1050 1355 1661 1966 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 846 846 643 337 337 134 32 134 134 337 541 745
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 6 4 4 4 5 6 8 10 11
Daylight hours 15 14 12 11 10 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Rainfall (mm)(in) 683 693 994 1516 38115 41016 39516 32013 2068 1446 1255 964
Rainy Days 4 4 5 6 11 11 11 10 7 6 4 4
Humidity Extreme VH VH M M L L M M H VH Extreme
UV 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 5/M 3/M 2/L 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Puerto Montt

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1966 1864 1661 1457 1254 948 948 1050 1152 1457 1661 1864
Min temp (C)(F) 1050 948 846 643 541 439 337 337 439 541 745 948
Sunshine hours 10 10 8 6 4 3 4 4 6 8 9 10
Daylight hours 15 14 12 11 10 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Rainfall (mm)(in) 823 863 1134 1456 2389 2359 2289 1988 1476 1175 1074 954
Rainy Days 3 3 4 6 12 12 12 11 8 6 4 3
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11/E 9/VH 7/H 4/M 2/L 1/L 2/L 2/L 4/M 6/H 9/VH 11/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1559 1457 1254 1152 1152 1152 1152 1254 1355 1457

Puerto Natales

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1457 1152 745 541 541 643 948 1254 1457 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 745 745 643 439 236 32 -130 32 236 337 541 643
Sunshine hours 8 7 6 5 3 3 3 4 6 7 8 8
Daylight hours 16 14 12 10 9 8 8 10 12 14 16 17
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1305 1215 1496 1385 1215 1104 1215 1134 1144 1124 1215 1285
Rainy Days 6 5 6 9 9 6 7 6 5 5 5 5
Humidity VH H M L L L L L M M H VH
UV 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L 0/L 1/L 1/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Puerto Varas

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1763 1457 1254 948 948 1050 1254 1457 1661 1864
Min temp (C)(F) 1050 948 846 643 541 439 337 337 439 541 745 948
Sunshine hours 10 10 8 6 4 3 4 4 6 8 10 10
Daylight hours 15 14 12 11 10 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Rainfall (mm)(in) 723 813 1144 1456 2399 2329 2108 1787 1385 1124 1024 853
Rainy Days 3 3 4 6 12 12 12 11 8 6 4 3
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11/E 9/VH 7/H 4/M 2/L 1/L 2/L 2/L 4/M 6/H 9/VH 11/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Punta Arenas

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1559 1457 1254 948 643 439 439 541 745 1050 1254 1457
Min temp (C)(F) 643 643 541 337 134 32 -130 32 134 337 439 643
Sunshine hours 7 7 5 4 3 3 3 4 6 6 7 7
Daylight hours 16 15 12 10 9 8 8 10 12 14 16 17
Rainfall (mm)(in) 381 321 442 452 452 361 351 361 301 261 311 351
Rainy Days 10 8 8 9 10 7 8 6 6 7 7 8
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 7/H 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L 0/N 0/N 1/L 2/L 4/M 6/H 8/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 948 1050 948 948 846 846 745 643 643 643 745 846

Santiago

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2577 2373 1966 1661 1355 1355 1457 1661 2068 2373 2577
Min temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1254 948 643 439 337 439 541 846 1152 1355
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 7 4 4 4 5 6 7 9 10
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 10 20 40 151 351 863 924 723 321 211 110 20
Rainy Days 4 4 4 3 3 3 4 3 4 3 3 4
Humidity M M L N N N N N N N N L
UV 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Torres del Paine

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1152 1050 948 643 236 32 32 134 439 745 846 1050
Min temp (C)(F) 134 32 -130 -327 -523 -719 -719 -621 -523 -327 -228 32
Sunshine hours 8 7 6 5 4 3 3 5 6 7 8 8
Daylight hours 16 14 12 11 9 8 8 10 12 14 16 16
Rainfall (mm)(in) 813 863 1155 1054 873 793 914 853 753 853 793 873
Rainy Days 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 6 5 5 4 6
Humidity VH H M L L L L L M M H VH
UV 9/VH 7/H 5/M 2/L 1/L 1/L 1/L 1/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Valparaiso (Chile)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2170 1864 1661 1559 1457 1559 1661 1864 2068 2170
Min temp (C)(F) 1254 1254 1152 948 948 745 745 745 846 948 1050 1254
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 7 4 4 4 5 6 7 9 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 10 10 30 161 562 914 1235 693 271 131 80 10
Rainy Days 3 3 2 2 3 3 4 3 3 2 2 2
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1661 1763 1661 1559 1457 1457 1355 1355 1355 1355 1457 1559

Viña Del Mar

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2170 1864 1661 1559 1457 1559 1661 1864 2068 2170
Min temp (C)(F) 1254 1254 1152 948 948 745 745 745 846 948 1050 1254
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 7 4 4 4 5 6 7 9 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 10 10 30 161 562 914 1235 693 271 131 80 10
Rainy Days 2 3 2 2 3 3 4 3 3 2 2 2
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1864 1763 1661 1559 1457 1457 1355 1355 1457 1559 1661

Arequipa

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2272 2373 2272 2272 2170 2272 2272 2272 2272 2373
Min temp (C)(F) 846 846 846 745 643 541 439 541 643 643 643 745
Sunshine hours 7 7 8 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 9
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 251 361 181 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 30
Rainy Days 6 23 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 9/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Cajamarca

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 1763 1763 1864 1864 1864 1864 1864 1864 1864 1966 1966
Min temp (C)(F) 541 541 541 541 439 439 337 439 541 439 439 541
Sunshine hours 5 5 4 5 6 7 7 7 5 5 6 5
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1004 954 1335 934 442 191 171 171 402 954 803 773
Rainy Days 16 19 19 16 11 6 5 5 10 11 10 14
Humidity E E E E E E E E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Chachapoyas

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2170 2170 2170 2170 2272 2170 2170 2170 2272 2272 2272 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1152 1152 1152 1152 1050 948 948 846 1050 1050 1050 1050
Sunshine hours 6 6 6 6 7 7 8 8 7 5 8 7
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 773 853 1225 914 492 291 291 271 612 944 823 693
Rainy Days 15 20 19 14 12 9 7 7 11 12 12 15
Humidity E E E E E E E E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Chiclayo

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 3188 3188 2984 2781 2577 2475 2475 2475 2475 2679 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 2068 2170 2170 1966 1864 1763 1661 1559 1559 1661 1661 1864
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 7 7 7 7
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 20 20 60 30 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Rainy Days 3 2 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 2 1 1
Humidity E E E E E VH VH E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2068 2272 2272 2068 1966 1864 1763 1763 1661 1661 1763 1966

Colca Canyon

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 1864 1864 1864 1864 1864 1763 1864 1966 2068 2068 1966
Min temp (C)(F) 439 439 439 236 -130 -228 -425 -425 -130 32 134 337
Sunshine hours 5 5 6 7 9 10 10 9 8 9 8 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1004 1064 894 241 60 10 20 50 110 131 191 542
Rainy Days 13 18 11 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 7 10
Humidity E E E E E VH VH E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Cuzco

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1966 2068 2169 2068 2068 2068 2170 2271 2170 1254
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 151 120 100 40 10 0 0 10 20 50 70 110
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Iquitos (Amazon)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3290 3290 3290 3188 3188 3086 3188 3290 3290 3290 3290 3290
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2272 2272 2272 2272 2170 2170 2170 2272 2272 2373
Sunshine hours 5 6 5 5 5 5 6 7 7 7 6 6
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 27311 24810 30212 30112 26610 2078 1777 1697 1928 2269 25410 27411
Rainy Days 19 19 22 20 20 19 1 16 16 16 18 20
Humidity E E E E E E E E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Lima

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2781 2679 2577 2272 2068 1966 1864 1966 2068 2272 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1966 1864 1763 1559 1457 1355 1355 1355 1355 1457 1661
Sunshine hours 6 7 7 7 4 2 1 1 2 3 4 5
Daylight hours 13 12 12 12 12 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 10 10 0 0 10 20 30 30 20 10 10 20
Rainy Days 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Humidity L M M L N N N N N N N L
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 9/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2373 2272 2170 1966 1864 1864 1763 1763 1763 1966 2068

Machu Picchu

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2475 2577 2577 2577 2577 2577 2577 2577 2679 2577 2679 2373
Min temp (C)(F) 1355 1355 1355 1254 1152 948 948 1050 1152 1254 1355 1355
Sunshine hours 5 5 6 7 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 6
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 12 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1385 1416 1516 622 231 171 221 241 442 753 863 1215
Rainy Days 15 20 13 9 6 2 2 3 7 9 9 13
Humidity E E E E E VH VH E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Nazca

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2475 2475 2475 2475 2272 2068 2068 2068 2068 2068 2272 2577
Min temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1457 1355 1254 1050 1050 1050 1152 1152 1254 1355
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 8 8 7 7 7 8 8 8 8
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 40 90 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainy Days 5 10 5 3 2 0 0 1 3 3 3 4
Humidity M M M M L L N L L M M M
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 9/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Paracas

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2781 2781 2577 2373 2170 2068 2068 2170 2272 2373 2577
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1966 1966 1763 1559 1355 1355 1355 1355 1457 1559 1763
Sunshine hours 6 6 6 7 5 3 3 3 4 5 6 6
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 0 10 0 0 10 10 10 10 10 0 10 0
Rainy Days 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 1
Humidity M M M L N N N N N N N L
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 8/VH 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2272 2068 1966 1864 1763 1661 1661 1763 1864 2068

Puerto Maldonado

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3086 3086 3188 3391 3290 3290 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2170 2170 2068 1966 1864 1864 1864 1966 2170 2170 2272
Sunshine hours 5 5 5 6 7 7 8 7 7 6 6 6
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 12 11 12 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 34213 31212 28511 1797 984 552 582 723 1104 1837 24410 28611
Rainy Days 16 16 5 10 6 4 3 4 6 10 12 14
Humidity E E E E VH VH VH VH E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Puno

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1559 1559 1457 1457 1457 1457 1559 1661 1661 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 236 236 134 -130 -523 -818 -818 -719 -327 -228 -130 134
Sunshine hours 6 6 6 8 9 9 9 9 8 9 8 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1596 1586 1335 381 151 20 30 70 281 351 542 1195
Rainy Days 16 23 13 7 3 1 2 2 6 7 7 13
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Trujillo

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2679 2577 2373 2272 2170 2170 2170 2170 2272 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1763 1864 1864 1763 1661 1559 1457 1457 1457 1457 1559 1559
Sunshine hours 6 6 5 6 6 5 4 4 4 5 6 6
Daylight hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 20 10 70 0 10 0 10 10 10 0 0 10
Rainy Days 6 5 5 5 4 2 3 1 3 5 4 4
Humidity E E E E E VH VH E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Buenos Aires, Argentina

Fly 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. Afternoon at leisure. (N)

Day 3: Buenos Aires

In the morning visit the elegant Recoleta and colourful La Boca districts, and travel back in time at the amazing underground tunnels of El Zanjon. Optional evening dinner and tango show. (B)

Day 4: The Pampas

Full-day excursion into the Pampas. Visit the town of San Antonio de Areco, birthplace of the gaucho’s tradition, and its small museum, and relax at a traditional estancia (ranch) over a typical asado (barbecue lunch). (B, L)

Day 5: Fly to Santiago, Chile • Valparaíso

Fly to Santiago and transfer to the coast and bohemian Valparaíso for a one-night stay at Hotel Acontraluz (upgrade to a sea-vew room from £45), in the heart of historic Cerro Alegre hill. (B)

Day 6: Winelands • Santiago

Morning tour of the colourful port city with its distinctive funicular elevators and visit the eccentric house of Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda. Continue to the Casablanca Valley for a vineyard tour and wine tasting, and onto Santiago for 2 nights at the Hotel Plaza San Francisco. (B, L)

Day 7: Santiago

Half-day city tour of the historic centre and the Human Rights Museum to reflect on Chile’s past. Optional afternoon visit to the Sky Costanera viewing platform. (B)

Days 8-9: Fly to Lima, Peru

Fly to Lima and transfer to Casa Andina Premium Miraflores for 2 nights. Morning tour of the highlights of this historic capital including Casa Aliaga, the oldest colonial mansion in the city. (B)

Day 10: Fly to Cuzco • Sacred Valley

Fly to Cuzco in the Andes. Transfer to the Sacred Valley, visiting the indigenous village of Chinchero and the impressive Ollantaytambo Inca fortress en route. Overnight stay at Casa Andina Premium Sacred Valley. (B)

Day 11: Machu Picchu

Board the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu and take a guided tour of the magnificent ruined citadel. Stay at El Mapi Hotel for 1 night. (B, L, D)

Day 12: To Cuzco

Morning at leisure or further explore Machu Picchu (purchase ticket at time of booking). Afternoon train to Cuzco for a 2-night stay at Casa Andina Premium Cuzco. (B)

Day 13: Cuzco

Half-day tour of the ancient capital of the Inca empire. Optional afternoon visit to nearby Sacsayhuaman fortress. (B)

Days 14-15: Fly to London via Lima

Fly to London via Lima with British Airways, arriving the next day. (B) (N)

Meal basis

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

Important information Locally escorted tour

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

Itinerary

March and November departures will return from Lima via Madrid.

Superior Tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior private tour accommodation

Superior private tour extensions

Iguazú Falls
Iguazú Falls
2 Nights from £695

Start your journey with a visit to the spectacular Iguazú Falls, on the border between Brazil and Argentina. Explore both national parks and relax surrounded by tropical jungle. Please note that national park fees at Iguazú / Iguaçu are not included.


Fly overnight to Iguaçu via São Paulo with British Airways. (N)


Midday arrival. Visit the Brazilian side of the falls and cross into Argentina for a 2-night stay at Mercure Iguazú Hotel. Following day take a half-day tour to the Argentinian side of the cataracts for a different perspective. (B)


Fly to Buenos Aires to join the rest of the group. (B)

Meal basis

As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

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


Lake Titicaca
Lake Titicaca
2 Nights from £495

Extend your tour with a scenic train journey across the Andes and stay on the shores of legendary Lake Titicaca.


Take a 10-hour journey on the stylish Titicaca train across the altiplano to Puno on Lake Titicaca. Stay 2 nights at the Hotel Libertador overlooking the lake. (B, L)


Full-day excursion by boat to the floating Uros reed islands and Taquile island. (B, L)


Transfer to Juliaca airport and fly to London, via Lima with British Airways. (B) (N)

Meal basis

As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

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


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Dates & prices

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Guideline Prices

Low season from £3,695 per person

High season from £3,795 per person

 

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.

 
  • • 4- & 5-star accommodation
    • Flexible - extensions, room & flight upgrades available
    • Direct international flights with British Airways
    • Internal flights
    • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
    • Experienced local tour guides in each destination
    • 12 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 1 dinner
    • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
    • Porterage at airports

Destinations on this tour

    https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/south-america/chile/santiago-the-coast/santiago
  • Santiago

    The cosmopolitan capital of Chile is a buzzing metropolis set against the spectacular backdrop of the snow-capped Andes.

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/south-america/peru/lima
  • Lima

    Lima lies on the Pacific coast and offers some of Peru's finest museums and monuments, a...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/south-america/peru/the-sacred-valley
  • The Sacred Valley

    The Sacred Valley of the Incas is the perfect place to explore, relax and unwind either...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/south-america/peru/machu-picchu
  • Machu Picchu

    One of the new Seven Wonders of the World, the spectacular Inca citadel of Machu Picchu is situated at an altitude of 2,380 metres on...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/south-america/peru/cuzco
  • Cuzco

    Located at an altitude of 3,310 metres, Cuzco is one of the most beautiful and enchanting cities in South America.

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