Central & S.America Itinerary IdeasCentral & South America
A collection of great itinerary ideas, all with personal private driver/guide, to give you a start point before you talk to us
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A great selection of Central & S.America itineraries in brief summary
Cuba – Costa Rica – Nicaragua – Argentina – Brazil – Chile – Ecuador – Patagonia – Peru – Galapagos
In this diverse continent the possibilities and permutations are endless – and determined very much by your own passion or preference – so we’ve given you just a few basic ideas to get your thought processes going. Once you have in mind about which country, culture, wilderness or wildlife experience you’d like (which might not be shown), give us a call and we’ll help to turn your dreams into reality – at a budget that suits you.
Argentina: Argentine Essentials
This trip includes all of the must-see sights of Argentina, starting in Buenos Aires and travelling throughou the country. Heading to Puerto Madryn with a tour of the Valdés Peninsula, before heading to Ushuaia and the Tierra del Fuego National Park with Bahia Lapataia Tour, Beagle Channel Cruise – Bird and Sea Lion Islands – before transferring to El Calafate for an excursion to the Perito Moreno Glacier. Next to the city of Salta, followed by the Quebrada de Humahuaca Tour and Circuit Valles Calchaquies by Cachi with visits to Cafchi, Molinos and Cafayate. From here to the stunning iguazu Falls, which you’ll see from both the Brazilian and Argentinian sides, before returning to Buenos Aires – fulfilled but perhaps exhausted!
15 days / 14 nights 4*, private guide, from £4400 pp sharing, plus all flights
Chile: Patagonian Principals
This tour concentrates on the wild and frozen landscapes of Patagonia, presenting you with some of the most windswept, inhospitable and wonderful places on earth. You’ll start in Buenos Aires and tour the city before transferring Puerto Madryn and touring Punta Tombo before heading to the Valdés Peninsula, thereafter to Ushuaia and the Tierra del Fuego National Park with a Bahia Lapataia Tour. You’ll also take a Beagle Channel cruise and travel to the awe inspiring Perito Moreno Glacier after flying to El Calafate. Return home via Buenos Aires.
11 days / 10 nights 4*, private guide, from £3400 pp sharing plus all flights
Antarctica: Deep Freeze
From Ushuaia, where you’ll enjoy your 4* accommodation with breakfast, before transferring to the Cruise Office / Port
with the private assistance of your English speaking guide. The next eleven days are aboard ship with several ‘excursions’ before returning to Ushuaia. The exact route and program will vary to take best advantage of local weather and ice conditions and opportunities to view wildlife. Changes will be made by the Captain and/or Expedition Leader to facilitate the best results from prevailing conditions. A daily program sheet will be issued on board. Flexibility is the key to success! Please consult us for cruise departure dates
11 days / 10 nights from £8800 pp sharing plus all flights
Brazil & Peru: Highlights
As with all our tours, you’ll be looked after throughout by the assistance of your own private English speaking guide All transfers are by internal flights. First you’ll tour the fascinating city of Lima, Peru before transferring the next day to Cusco , where you’ll again tour the city and its Archaeological Park. No visit to Peru is complete without a visit to Machu Picchu and you’ll no doubt be pleased to reach the top by Vistadome Train and have lunch at Cafe Inkaterra. Next day you’ll transfer to Puerto Iguazú and take a mesmerising trip to the Brazilian side of the famous Iguazu Falls with entrance to the Brazilian National Park here. Travel next to Río de Janeiro – and spend a full day on Corcovado and Sugar Loaf mountains, viewing downtown Rio and the iconic beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana whilst dining on your own special BBQ lunch.
9 days / 8 nights 4* from £2600 pp sharing plus all flights
Cuba: Culture, Sun & Style
Cuba is the last remaining country where the decadence of the Rat Pack still stands shoulder to shoulder with austere socialism and the growing opulence of the future. This tour has it all – with time in the artists’ colony of Las Terrazas, then the beautiful ‘Lord of the Rings’ landscape of Vinales Valley; plenty of time to sun yourself on Varadero Beach before heading back in time to the unbelievably well maintained Spanish colonial Trinidad City. Spend your last 3 nights in Havana Old Town and dance the night away or track down Hemingway’s old haunts over a Mohito or two.
15 days / 14 nights from £2900 pp sharing
Peru: Peru in Luxury
Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley – Pisac – Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu – Huayna Picchu – Cusco – Lima
With Peru on the wishlist of many, we feel that its important to enjoy an exclusive experience to get the most out of your holiday. With privately guided tours of all the principal sites, cultural and historical attractions; internal flights to minimise wasted time and the opportunity to travel on one of the most luxurious trains on earth – before relaxing in luxury and boutique hotels each evening – we think you’ll always cherish your Luxury Peru experience.
8 days / 7 nights from £4750 pp sharing plus all flights – Optional Hiram Bingham luxury train £545 pp
Costa Rica: Comprehensive Costa Rica in style
San Jose – Tortuguero National Park – Arenal – Hanging Bridges – Manuel Antonio beach & National Park – Puerto Jimenez – Osa Peninsula – San Jose
An adventurous and active holiday conducted in great style with personal private guides and visiting wonderful wildlife and wilderness areas. You’ll stay in exceptional boutique hotels and luxurious jungle lodges amidst some of the most magnificent scenery and natural environments. Go kayaking, snorkeling, hiking and exploring or just chill in the natural hot springs with your favourite tipple.
14 days / 13 nights from £2850 pp sharing
Nicaragua: Nicaragua Naturally
Managua – Granada – Masaya Volcano National Park – private colonial and archaeological Granada tour – Jicaro Island – Morgans Rock – Managua
The perfect mix of adventure, history, nature and comfort; so that you see the best of this country with the least discomfort – staying in stylish eco-lodges, colonial properties and Haciendas, whilst experiencing beautiful beaches, nature reserves and private island boat tours as you fish with the locals, explore volcanoes and crater lakes, surround yourself with the flora a fauna of the region and tour the archaeological treasures of Spanish Granada. Off the beaten track with style.
10 days / 9 nights from £4850 pp sharing
Mexico: Day of the Dead Festival
The Day of the Dead is one of the most famous celebrations in Mexico, when families and friends come together to honor the Dead.
Join this exclusive program, which can only be organized once a year in November. You’ll experience magical traditions, enjoy the smells, tastes and typical rituals, while gaining fascinating insights into one of Mexico’s most vibrant festivals. Visit Mixquic and witness the authentic celebration of this unique event and meet “La Llorona” on the canals of Xochimilco. Add this trip to your tour of Mexico or Central America
5 days / 4 nights from £500 pp per night sharing