8 nights in Chile
From the tranquil wineries of the Maipo Valley to the green landscapes of northern Patagonia and steamy tango joints in Buenos Aires, this nine-day adventure offers a lively quick taste of South America. Build up a thirst hiking through Chile's Lake District and take what is considered one of the most scenic ferry cruises in the world before sampling the region's outstanding wines. Travel days are well paced and include short flights. Find a fresh adventure in the true deep south.
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|8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner|
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Puerto Montt: Mountain bike rental $25/day Kayak rental $15 - $30 Rafting (Petrohué River) $35 - $65 Excursion to Fruitillar (with lunch) $30 Excursion to Petrohue (with lunch) $35 Excursion to Chiloe Island (with lunch) $110 Bariloche: Rafting Frontera full day 155 USD Rafting Inferior full day 110 USD Horse Riding full day 115 USD Horse Riding half day 80 USD Kayak half day 52 USD Canopy half day 61 USD Trekking full day 80 USD Circuito Chico 30 USD Cerro Tronador 80 USD Mountain bike rental, from 300 ARS /day Buenos Aires: Tango Show $80 USD Hop on Hop off Bus 350 ARS Teatro Colón tour 250 ARS Interactive Culinary Experience 90 USD Coastal train 20 ARS Bike tour - 500 ARS All prices are per person in local currency, except where noted (unless stated otherwise), and are subject to change as services are provided by third party operators.
Arrival day, no activities planned. The day is free to spend at your leisure exploring the city until our welcome meeting this evening. Santiago is Chile’s largest city and capital, with internationally recognized vineyards and Andean ski resorts very close by. Possible day trips include a trip to Valparaiso and Viña del Mar, Chile’s premier beach resort, and to Isla Negra, Pablo Neruda’s seaside home. Additional Notes: Should you want more time to explore Santiago and do optional day trips, we highly recommend you book additional pre-nights. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Transport: Private Vehicle
Head out on an excursion to the Maipo Valley area for an in-depth look at the region that produces such fine quality wines. Chilean wine is top-notch, with only France and Italy selling more wine worldwide. Included Activities: Chilean Wine Experience Transport: Private Vehicle
There are few areas in the world that can match the Chilean Lake District for scenic grandeur. Enjoy picture perfect views from snow-capped mountains to deep-blue and emerald lakes, smoking volcanoes, forests, and glaciers. Included Activities: Chilean Cultural Tour and Community Lunch Transport: Plane (1.50-2.00 hours, 996km) Private Vehicle
Today is free to explore on your own. Opt to take an excursion to Chiloé Island.
Travel by bus and ferry to Bariloche, Argentina. Visit the Petrohue Falls, then enjoy the sights from the “Cruce de los Lagos”, considered one of the most scenic cruises in the world. Additional Notes: The approximate journey time today is between 10 and 11 hours. This journey is by comfortable bus and a scenic ferry that crosses the Chilean/Argentine border. Travel time can change based on the time of year and weather conditions. During certain times of the year, the ferry cannot be used, which means we will travel overland by bus. Included Activities: Petrohué Falls Visit Cruce de los Lagos Cruise Border Crossing (Chile - Argentina)
Bariloche in many ways resembles the alpine resorts of Europe. Sample a beef parrillada, or a variety of fresh salmon or lake trout, then take a day hike around Cerro Catedral or enjoy some shopping. It’s also important to know that Bariloche is famous for its quality and quantity of chocolate!
Fly north to the buzzing metropolis that is Buenos Aires. Known as the “Paris of the Americas,” Buenos Aires is a vibrant city full of life. Included Activities: Local Tango Lesson Transport: Plane (1.50 hour(s), 1640km)
Enjoy a city tour of the "Paris of the Americas," visiting key sights and neighbourhoods including Plaza de Mayo, La Boca and the famed Recoleta Cemetery. When you are done exploring, rest your weary feet and enjoy a drink in one of the many sidewalk cafes and restaurants. Included Activities: Buenos Aires Guided City Tour
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
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