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Lead Price
From £4695pp
Duration
18 days & 15 nights
Itinerary Type
Group Tour
Holiday Type
General Interest
Tour Highlights

Splendours of South America

Explore the highlights of Brazil, Chile and Argentina on a tour combining some of South America's most spectacular nature and exciting cities. Begin in the foothills of the Andes with a tour of Santiago's historical centre. Continue to the peaks, lakes and glaciers of Patagonia, before visiting the birthplace of tango in Buenos Aires. After admiring the Iguazú Falls, unwind on Rio de Janeiro's most famous beach.
Dates and prices

Itinerary

YEAR:
DAY 1: Fly to Santiago
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Fly to Santiago

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Santiago with British Airways. (N)

DAY 2: Santiago
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Santiago

Arrive and transfer to the Pullman Santiago El Bosque for a 2-night stay and a welcome dinner. (D)

DAY 3: Santiago
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Santiago

Morning city tour including the historic centre, San Cristobal hill and the Museum of Pre-Columbian Art. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

DAY 4: Fly to Punta Arenas - Patagonia
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Fly to Punta Arenas - Patagonia

Fly to Punta Arenas for a short tour and views of the Strait of Magellan. Continue through the vast wilderness to Puerto Natales. Overnight at Hotel Costaustralis (fjord-view room). (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Costaustralis
DAY 5: Torres del Paine
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Torres del Paine

Full-day excursion to Torres del Paine National Park to see its peaks, glacier lakes and Patagonian wildlife. Excursion includes a box lunch. Stay 2 nights at Hotel Lago Grey (upgrade to a superior room with glacier view from £60 per person). (B, L)

Accommodation: Hotel Lago Grey
DAY 6: Torres del Paine
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Torres del Paine

Morning walk in the national park, close to Lake Sarmiento and Amarga lagoon. Afternoon at leisure or optional excursions in the park. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Lago Grey
DAY 7: El Calafate, Argentina
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El Calafate, Argentina

Cross the border to El Calafate in Argentina and stay 2 nights at the Hotel Kosten Aike. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Kosten Aike
DAY 8: Perito Moreno Glacier
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Perito Moreno Glacier

Full-day tour of Perito Moreno Glacier. Optional boat trip in front of the gigantic glacier wall. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Kosten Aike
DAY 9: Fly to Buenos Aires
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Fly to Buenos Aires

Fly to Buenos Aires and transfer to the Alvear Art Hotel for 3 nights. (B)

Accommodation: Alvear Art Hotel
DAY 10: Buenos Aires
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Buenos Aires

Half-day tour of the elegant capital city and the colourful La Boca district. (B)

Accommodation: Alvear Art Hotel
DAY 11: Buenos Aires
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Buenos Aires

At leisure or take optional excursion to an estancia in the Pampas or Colonia in Uruguay. (B)

Accommodation: Alvear Art Hotel
DAY 12: Fly to Iguazú
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Fly to Iguazú

Fly to Iguazú Falls and stay for 2 nights at the Gran Meliá Iguazú inside the park (upgrade to a falls-view room from £125). Guided visit of the Brazilian side of these striking cataracts and time at leisure to explore the various walkways on the Argentinian side at your own pace. The cascades can be experienced while the park is closed to other visitors. (B)

Accommodation: Gran Melia Iguazú
DAY 13: Iguazú
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Iguazú

Day at leisure to explore the Argentinian side at your own pace, including the Devil's Throat. Take the chance to experience the falls at dawn or sunset when the park is closed to other visitors. (B)

Accommodation: Gran Melia Iguazú
DAY 14: Fly to Rio Janeiro, Brazil
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Fly to Rio Janeiro, Brazil

Fly to Rio, set on a natural bay and surrounded by mountains. Stay at the luxury Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana (deluxe city/partial ocean view room) on the iconic beach for 3 nights. Upgrade to a deluxe oceanfront room from £115. (B)

DAY 15: Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro

Full-day city tour including Corcovado, the statue of Christ the Redeemer and a cable car ride up Sugar Loaf Mountain. (B)

DAY 16: Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro

At leisure or optional excursions including a visit to the old centre of Rio or a 4x4 tour to Tijuca forest. (B)

DAY 17: Fly overnight to London
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Fly overnight to London

Overnight flight to London with British Airways. Please enquire for supplements for day room if required. Arrive in London the next day. (B)

DAY 18: Arrive London
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Arrive London

Arrive in London (N).

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

DAY 1: Fly to Santiago
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Fly to Santiago

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Santiago with British Airways. (N)

DAY 2: Santiago
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Santiago

Arrive and transfer to the Pullman Santiago El Bosque for a 2-night stay and a welcome dinner. (D)

DAY 3: Santiago
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Santiago

Morning city tour including the historic centre, San Cristobal hill and the Museum of Pre-Columbian Art. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

DAY 4: Fly to Punta Arenas - Patagonia
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Fly to Punta Arenas - Patagonia

Fly to Punta Arenas for a short tour and views of the Strait of Magellan. Continue through the vast wilderness to Puerto Natales. Overnight at Hotel Costaustralis (fjord-view room). (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Costaustralis
DAY 5: Torres del Paine
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Torres del Paine

Full-day excursion to Torres del Paine National Park to see its peaks, glacier lakes and Patagonian wildlife. Excursion includes a box lunch. Stay 2 nights at Hotel Lago Grey (upgrade to a superior room with glacier view from £60 per person). (B, L)

Accommodation: Hotel Lago Grey
DAY 6: Torres del Paine
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Torres del Paine

Morning walk in the national park, close to Lake Sarmiento and Amarga lagoon. Afternoon at leisure or optional excursions in the park. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Lago Grey
DAY 7: El Calafate, Argentina
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El Calafate, Argentina

Cross the border to El Calafate in Argentina and stay 2 nights at the Hotel Kosten Aike. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Kosten Aike
DAY 8: Perito Moreno Glacier
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Perito Moreno Glacier

Full-day tour of Perito Moreno Glacier. Optional boat trip in front of the gigantic glacier wall. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Kosten Aike
DAY 9: Fly to Buenos Aires
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Fly to Buenos Aires

Fly to Buenos Aires and transfer to the Alvear Art Hotel for 3 nights. (B)

Accommodation: Alvear Art Hotel
DAY 10: Buenos Aires
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Buenos Aires

Half-day tour of the elegant capital city and the colourful La Boca district. (B)

Accommodation: Alvear Art Hotel
DAY 11: Buenos Aires
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Buenos Aires

At leisure or take optional excursion to an estancia in the Pampas or Colonia in Uruguay. (B)

Accommodation: Alvear Art Hotel
DAY 12: Fly to Iguazú
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Fly to Iguazú

Fly to Iguazú Falls and stay for 2 nights at the Gran Meliá Iguazú inside the park (upgrade to a falls-view room from £125). Guided visit of the Brazilian side of these striking cataracts and time at leisure to explore the various walkways on the Argentinian side at your own pace. The cascades can be experienced while the park is closed to other visitors. (B)

Accommodation: Gran Melia Iguazú
DAY 13: Iguazú
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Iguazú

Day at leisure to explore the Argentinian side at your own pace, including the Devil's Throat. Take the chance to experience the falls at dawn or sunset when the park is closed to other visitors. (B)

Accommodation: Gran Melia Iguazú
DAY 14: Fly to Rio Janeiro, Brazil
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Fly to Rio Janeiro, Brazil

Fly to Rio, set on a natural bay and surrounded by mountains. Stay at the luxury Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana (deluxe city/partial ocean view room) on the iconic beach for 3 nights. Upgrade to a deluxe oceanfront room from £115. (B)

DAY 15: Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro

Full-day city tour including Corcovado, the statue of Christ the Redeemer and a cable car ride up Sugar Loaf Mountain. (B)

DAY 16: Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro

At leisure or optional excursions including a visit to the old centre of Rio or a 4x4 tour to Tijuca forest. (B)

DAY 17: Fly overnight to London
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Fly overnight to London

Overnight flight to London with British Airways. Please enquire for supplements for day room if required. Arrive in London the next day. (B)

DAY 18: Arrive London
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Arrive London

Arrive in London (N).

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

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The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Privileged stay close to the dramatic Iguazu Falls
  • Discover Patagonia’s celebrated sights on both sides of the Andes
  • Soak up the Latin culture of Buenos Aires & vibrant Rio de Janeiro
  • Luxury stay on legendary Copacabana beach

Important information

Locally escorted tour
This tour is led in each destination by a local tour guide.
*Park fees
Entry fees at the Iguazú and Iguaçu National Parks are not included.
Rio de Janeiro
The 25 Jan 2024 departure includes 3 days and 2 nights in Rio due to Carnival. If you would like to extend your stay to include the parade, please enquire about prices.
Itinerary
This tour joins the Wonders of the New World tour from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro.
Private & tailor-made travel
This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements. So, should you want to spend longer in a particular location, or add another experience or destination, we can make all the arrangements for you. Please contact our travel specialists for guideline prices.
Guaranteed departures
Where a tour date shows ‘Guaranteed departure’, 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.
Dates and prices
Unless otherwise stated, the tour prices and upgrade supplements are all per person in pound sterling, based on two people sharing a twin/double room. The online price is a guideline price; your final quote may differ due to flight availability, and you may be asked to pay a flight supplement.

What's included

  • Small group size - average 14 people (max 20)
  • 4- & 5-star accommodation
  • Flexible - extensions, room & flight upgrades available
  • International flights with British Airways
  • Internal flights
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Experienced local tour guides in each destination
  • 15 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 2 dinners
  • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
  • Porterage at airports
  • Welcome dinner & farewell drink

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Private journey option: guideline prices

Low season from £5,295 | Guide price month: April

High season from £5,395 | Guide price month: Jan - Mar, Oct - Nov

Single supplement on request

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