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This delightful, magical Cox and Kings tour will charm you from the very moment you arrive in South America; explore the highlights of Brazil, Argentina and Chile and discover a wealth of historic sites, museums, galleries and towering cities. Begin in Santiago at the foothills of the Andes and take in the exquisite beauty of Patagonia. You will also visit Buenos Aires and marvel at the Iguazu Falls, before ending the tour in Rio de Janeiro and sampling traditional Brazilian dishes.
- 4- & 5-star accommodation
- Flexible - extensions, room & flight upgrades available
- Average group size - 14 people (max 26)
- Direct international flights with British Airways
- Internal flights
- Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
- Experienced local tour guides in each destination
- 15 breakfasts
- Guided sightseeing & entrance fees*
- Porterage at airports
- Stay in a privileged position close to the dramatic Iguazú Falls
- Visit the Pre-Columbian Museum of Santiago
- Discover Patagonia’s iconic sights on both sides of the Andes
- Soak up the Latin culture of Buenos Aires & vibrant Rio de Janeiro
- Small group size - maximum 26 people
Day 1 – To Santiago
Fly from London (regional connections available) to Santiago with British Airways.
Day 2 – Santiago
Arrive and transfer to the Hotel Plaza San Francisco for a 2-night stay. Optional afternoon visit to a nearby winery.
Day 3 – Santiago
Morning city tour including the historic centre, San Cristobal hill and the Museum of Pre-Columbian Art. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 4 – To Patagonia
Fly to Punta Arenas for a short tour and views of the Strait of Magellan. Continue through the Patagonian wilderness to Puerto Natales. Overnight at Hotel CostAustralis.
Day 5– To Torres del Paine
Full-day excursion through the Torres del Paine National Park to see peaks, glacier lakes and Patagonian wildlife.
Day 6 – 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.
Day 7 – To El Calafate
Cross the border to El Calafate in Argentina and stay 2 nights at the Hotel Kosten Aike.
Day 8 – Perito Moreno
Full-day tour of Perito Moreno glacier. Optional boat trip in front of the gigantic glacier wall.
Day 9 – To Buenos Aires
Fly to Buenos Aires and transfer to the Brick Hotel for 3 nights
Day 10 – Buenos Aires
Half-day tour of the elegant capital city and the colourful La Boca district.
Day 11 – Buenos Aires
At leisure or optional excursion to an estancia in the Pampas or Colonia in Uruguay.
Days 12-13 – To Iguazu Falls
Fly to Iguaçu Falls and visit the Brazilian side of these striking cataracts. Return to Argentina and stay 2 nights at the Melia Iguazú (formerly Sheraton Iguazú Hotel) inside the park (upgrade to a falls-view room from £60). The following day is at leisure to explore the walkways on the Argentinian side.
Day 14– To Rio de Janeiro
Fly to Rio, set on a natural bay and surrounded by mountains. Stay at the PortoBay Rio Internacional on Copacabana beach in a Superior partial oceanview room for 3 nights.
Day 15-16: Rio de Janeiro
Full-day city tour, including Corcovado, the statue of Christ the Redeemer and a cable-car ride up Sugar Loaf mountain. Day 16 at leisure or optional excursions including a visit to the old centre of Rio or a 4x4 tour to Tijuca forest.
Days 17-18: Fly to London
Overnight flight to London with British Airways. Please enquire for supplements for day room use if required. Arrive in London 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. The hotel is a member of Leading Hotels of the World and features 139 elegant rooms and suites, a sleek yet classic contemporary design and numerous pieces of art.
Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, Iguacu Falls (Brazil)
Belmond Hotel das Cataratas is the only hotel located within the Brazilian Iguaçu National Park and is just a short walk from the magnificent Iguaçu Falls. This Belmond property occupies a colonial-style building with lovely tropical gardens.
Gran Melia Iguazú, Iguazu (Argentina)
The Gran Melia Iguazú is the only hotel located inside the Iguazú National Park on the Argentinian side of the falls. Guestrooms have a fresh, contemporary décor and large panoramic windows overlooking the tropical gardens.
Hotel CostAustralis, Puerto Natales
Hotel CostAustralis was designed by a local architect who planned the entire facade with floor-to-ceiling windows that face on to the sound, which means that there are spectacular sweeping views from the bar, the restaurant and the lounge.
Hotel Lago Grey, Torres del Paine
Hosteria Lago Grey is located in the heart of Torres del Paine National Park. It offers spectacular views over the lake Lago Grey and its glacier, and the cuernos (the literal translation is 'horns') can be seen in the distance.
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
Kosten Aike, El Calafate
The Kosten Aike is centrally located in the town of El Calafate, one block from the main street and a short walk from the shores of Lake Argentino. The charming Alpine-style building features wooden staircases and balconies, wide eaves and galleries, and a spacious yet cosy lounge with a large fireplace.
Sofitel Buenos Aires Recoleta, Buenos Aires
The stylish Sofitel Buenos Aires Recoleta (formerly the Brick Hotel), is set in the sophisticated Recoleta neighbourhood. The impressive lobby areas, with polished marble floors, house temporary modern Argentinian art collections.
Windsor California, Rio de Janeiro
The Windsor California is located on the world-famous Copacabana beach. Rooms feature contemporary décor in neutral tones, dark wooden furnishings and marble bathrooms. You can upgrade to an oceanfront room with ceiling-to-floor windows.
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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