Call free on 0800 707 6229 for huge extra savings on Cox and Kings A Taste of South America Tour
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.
- 4- & 5-star accommodation
- Flexible - extensions, room & flight upgrades available
- Small group size - maximum 26 people
- 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
- 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
- Small group size - maximum 26 people
Day 1: Fly to Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fly from London (regional connections available) to Buenos Aires with British Airways.
Day 2: Buenos Aires
Morning arrival. Transfer to the Alvear Art Hotel for 3 nights. Afternoon at leisure.
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.
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).
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, in the heart of historic Cerro Alegre hill.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Day 11: Machu Picchu
Board the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu and take a guided tour of the magnificent ruined citadel.
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.
Day 13: Cuzco
Half-day tour of the ancient capital of the Inca empire. Optional afternoon visit to nearby Sacsayhuaman fortress.
Days 14-15: Fly to London via Lima
Fly to London via Lima with British Airways, arriving the next day.
Alvear Art, Buenos Aires
The Alvear Art is located in Retiro, in the heart of Buenos Aires, just a short walk from the elegant Avenida Santa Fe and the Florida shopping street.
Casa Andina Premium Cuzco, Cuzco
Occupying an 18th-century mansion, the Casa Andina Premium Cuzco is located in the old, colonial part of Cuzco, beside Limacpampa Square and just a few blocks' walk from the main square.
Casa Andina Premium Miraflores, Lima
The Casa Andina Premium Miraflores (formerly Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores) is located in the heart of the Miraflores district of Lima, close to Kennedy Park.
Casa Andina Premium Sacred Valley, The Sacred Valley
Casa Andina Premium Sacred Valley (formerly Casa Andina Private Collection Sacred Valley) is located near Yanahuara in the Sacred Valley, and is surrounded by Andean peaks.
El MaPi Hotel, Machu Picchu
El MaPi, owned by Inkaterra, is located in the village of Aguas Calientes, just a few minutes' walk from the train station and the Machu Picchu bus station.
Hotel Plaza San Francisco, Santiago
Located 16km from the airport, the Hotel Plaza San Francisco is situated on the busy O'Higgins Avenue in the heart of the city's downtown area.
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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