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There is nothing more enchanting than the mesmerising scenery in South America and this wonderful Cox and Kings tour to Patagonia will charm you from the very beginning of your journey. You will focus on the natural and cultural highlights of the continent, including crossing the rocky Andes through Peru and Lake Titicaca. Wander the cobbled streets of La Paz, Bolivia's capital city, as well as the magical city of Buenos Aires in Argentina. You will also visit the stunning Iguazu Falls and stay the night in Machu Picchu.
- International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
- UK departure and overseas airport taxes
- Accommodation, Itinerary & meal basis as described
- Local Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
- Fully escorted by an English-speaking guide throughout
- Entrance fees unless otherwise stated
- Stay in 4- and 5-star accommodation throughout
- Coast-to-coast multi-country experience
- Overnight stays at Machu Picchu and inside Iguazú National Park
- A luxury train journey across the altiplano
- Cruise across Lake Titicaca
- City explorations in Buenos Aires and Rio
- Easter departures
- Small group size - maximum 26 people
Day 1 – To Lima
Fly from London (regional connections available) to Lima with British Airways. Transfer to the Casa Andina Premium Miraflores for 2 nights.
Day 2 – Lima
Morning tour of Lima, including the colonial centre and a stop at the historic Cordano tavern for a local pisco sour.
Day 3 – To the Sacred Valley
Fly to Cuzco, the ancient capital of the Inca empire. Transfer to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, via the local market in Pisac and Ollantaytambo Inca fortress.
Day 4 – To Machu Picchu
Take the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu and explore this spectacular Inca city.
Day 5 – To Cuzco
Morning at leisure or further explore Machu Picchu (purchase tickets at time of booking). In the afternoon, return to Cuzco by train and stay 2 nights at the Casa Andina Premium Cuzco.
Day 6 – Cuzco
Morning tour of Cuzco and San Blas. Afternoon at leisure or optional excursions.
Day 7 – To Puno
Take the Belmond Andean Explorer sleeper train across the altiplano (high plain) to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Enjoy majestic vistas from the stylish lounge car, stop by the archaeological site of Raqchi and watch the sunset at La Raya (the highest point of the route), where the snowcapped Andes tower over deep valleys.
Day 8 – To Lake Titicaca & La Paz
Wake up to see sunrise over Lake Titicaca. After breakfast, travel by road to Bolivia and take a boat across the lake to visit the floating reed islands and Sun Island en route.
Day 9 – La Paz
Morning tour of La Paz, including the witches’ market and Moon Valley. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 10 – To Buenos Aires
Fly to Buenos Aires, a city of grand architecture and European influences. Transfer to the Brick Hotel Buenos Aires for 3 nights.
Day 11 – Buenos Aires
Morning city tour including a visit to the cathedral, La Boca district and the Recoleta cemetery.
Day 12 – Buenos Aires
At leisure or optional excursions.
Day 13 – To Iguaçu Falls
Fly to Iguazú and visit the Brazilian side of the park for panoramic views of the thundering cataracts. Return to the Argentinian side.
Day 14 – Iguazu
At leisure to explore the various nearby walkways and viewing platforms on the Argentinian side or take an optional boat ride on the river below.
Day 15 – To Rio de Janeiro
Fly to Rio, set among mountains, tropical forests and golden beaches. Transfer to the Copacabana beach for a stay of 2 nights at the PortoBay Rio Internacional (Superior partial ocean-view room).
Day 16 – Rio de Janeiro
Full-day tour of Rio de Janeiro, including Corcovado and Sugar Loaf mountain.
Day 17-18 – To London
At leisure or optional excursions (PortoBay day room use from £75). Evening flight to London with British Airways, arriving the following day.
Relax at the end of your tour in the charming beach resort of Búzios, where first-class restaurants, chic shops and numerous sandy beaches with crystal-clear waters can be found.
Day 17: Búzios
Transfer to Búzios (approximately 2.5 hours) and stay for 3 or 4 nights at Vila d’Este (garden room). Upgrade to an oceanfront room from £65 per person or to Casas Brancas from £25 per person. (B)
Days 18-19: Búzios
At leisure or optional excursions. (B)
Day 20: Fly to London
Transfer to Rio de Janeiro for an overnight flight to London with British Airways.
Day 21: Arrive in London (N)
Belmond Andean Explorer Train, Puno
Brick Hotel, Buenos Aires
Casa Andina Private Collection Cuzco, Cuzco
Standard Room, Casa Andina Private Collection - Miraflores, Lima
Casa Andina Premium Sacred Valley, The Sacred Valley
Hotel Europa, La Paz (Bolivia)
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel, Machu Picchu
Melia Iguazú, Iguazu (Argentina)
PortoBay Rio Internacional, Rio de Janeiro
Vistadome Train, Cuzco
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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