Wonders of the New World

Resort: Wonders of the New World
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Argentina
Price From: £1995.00

Overview

Offering an outstanding introduction to Argentina and Brazil, this journey combines the elegance of Buenos Aires with exotic and flamboyant Rio de Janeiro. The tour also visits the awe-inspiring waterfalls of Iguaz, which thunder amid tropical jungle along the border.

Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Buenos Aires

Evening flight 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. (N)

Day 3: Buenos Aires

Half-day tour of Buenos Aires, including the Recoleta cemetery where Eva Peron is buried, and La Boca district, birthplace of the tango. (B)

Day 4: Buenos Aires

At leisure or optional full-day trip to an estancia in the Pampas countryside. (B)

Day 5-6: Fly to Iguaz / Iguau

Fly to the Iguaz Falls and cross into Brazil to stay for 2 nights at the colonial-style Belmond Hotel das Cataratas with a privileged location inside the national park (upgrade to a deluxe falls-view room from £275 per person). Tour the Argentinian side of these magnificent cataracts including the Devil’s Throat with time at leisure to explore the Brazilian side at your own pace. Take the chance to experience the falls at dawn or sunset when the park is closed to other visitors. (B)

Day 7: Fly to Rio de Janeiro

Fly to Rio and transfer to the opulent Belmond
Copacabana Palace (Superior partial oceanview
room) for 3 nights. Upgrade to a deluxe
ocean front room from £110. (B)

Day 8: Rio de Janeiro

Morning visit to Corcovado mountain and the statue of Christ the Redeemer. In the afternoon, visit Sugar Loaf mountain by cable car. (B)

Day 9: Rio de Janeiro

Day at leisure. Optional excursions include
the Tijuca rainforest, a visit to the botanical
gardens or a Brazilian food tour. (B)

Days 10-11: Fly to London

At leisure (use of a day room at the Belmond
Copacabana Palace from £85). Evening
transfer to the airport for the flight to London
with British Airways. (B) (N)

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