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Itinerary at a Glance
- Day 1 – Arrival in Santiago, airport transfer to your hotel / City Tour in the afternoon
- Day 2 – Wineries Tour in Casablanca Valley
- Day 3 – Full Day Tour to Valparaiso and Viña del Mar
- Day 4 – Travel from Santiago to Puerto Varas
- Day 5 – Lake Crossing Experience from Puerto Varas to Bariloche
- Day 6 – Bariloche Small Circuit Half Day Tour
- Day 7 – San Martin de los Andes 7 Lakes Road Full Day Tour
- Day 8 – Travel from Bariloche to Buenos Aires
- Day 9 – Discover “The Paris of South America” like a local / Dinner Tango Show in the evening
- Day 10 – Transfer to Buenos Aires International Airport
Best time to go: October to April
Day 1 – Welcome to Santiago & Half Day Panoramic City Tour
Upon your arrival at Santiago airport a transfer will be waiting for you to take you to the hotel.
Half Day Panoramic City Tour
At the appropriate time you will be picked up at your hotel to enjoy a panoramic city tour in Santiago. Visit the central square of the city, Plaza de Armas, Zero Kilometer as well as traditional buildings of the colonial times, such as the Metropolitan Cathedral that combines a neoclassical and Bavarian architectonic styles. Following in this context the civic neighborhood, with the ministerial buildings surrounding the government house, Palacio de la Moneda, a silent witness to the most relevant events in the Chilean republican history.
To finish the historic area, we will visit the old and stately neighborhoods of the old “high society”, an area impregnated with an exquisite variety of architectural styles, brought by mainly European immigrants, in a time of great mining and high-rise families. We will continue with an imposing panoramic view from one of the hills of the city (Cerro Santa Lucia or Metropolitan Park), where we will appreciate part of the mountain ranges that surround the city and then climb to the East, where the great architectural contrast can be seen. A contemporary and thriving city, which shows us its best face with imposing buildings of daring architectural styles that give this great city a stamp of modernity.
What’s Included: Airport transfers, half day afternoon city tour in Santiago, accommodation in Santiago.
Day 2 – Casablanca Valley Wineries Tour
Just 80 km from Santiago and 41 km from Valparaíso, the Casablanca Valley is one of the “cross valleys” that cross the center of Chile between the mountain range and the sea, and owes its name to Santa Barbara de Casablanca, wife of the Spanish monarch Fernando VII.
It gives very peculiar climatic characteristics that make this place one of the most sought after for the cultivation of wine plantations. This area has managed to enter the world market of white wine strains with its high quality versions of Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.
The main vineyards of the Valley are: Casablanca, Casas del Boque, Catrala, Raab Vineyard, Emiliana, Indomita, Morandé, Tinta Tinto, Kingston, Loma Larga, Los Perales, Viñamar, Quintay, Veramonte, William Cole, Estancia El Cuadro.
In this excursion the guided tour is made in three vineyards (Emiliana, Indomita, Veramonte or similar) followed by a tasting. Lunch is made in one of the vineyards.
What’s Included: Breakfast, Casablanca Wineries tour, lunch, accommodation in Valparaiso.
Day 3 – Valparaiso and Viña del Mar
Valparaíso, the main port of Chile, considered Cultural Heritage of Humanity for its unusual architecture and display of alleyways, passages and stairs that go up to the summits of the hills; And Viña del Mar, the most popular tourist resort in our country, also known as “Garden City” for being surrounded by green areas, wide pedestrian paths, beautiful squares and flowery gardens; They are the gateway to the imposing Pacific Ocean.
What’s Included: Breakfast, lunch, accommodation in Santiago.
Day 4 – From Santiago to Puerto Varas
At the appropriate time a transfer will pick you up at the hotel to take you to the airport.
Upon you arrival in Puerto Montt airport, a transfer will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel in Puerto Varas.
What’s Included: Breakfast, airport transfers, accommodation in Puerto Varas.
Day 5 – Lake Crossing Experience from Puerto Varas to Bariloche
A unique crossing, sailing through The Andes Mountains across three beautiful lakes that are connected by four overland legs, from Puerto Varas in Chile to San Carlos de Bariloche in Argentina. A journey that can enjoyed on any day of the year, exploring the beauty of mountainous landscapes that takes you through the most colorful region of the Patagonia. Arriving to Argentina in just one day, you have the option of extending your trip to two days or more with accommodation at the midway point in Puella and/or Puerto Blest.
Upon your arrival to Puerto Pañuelo a transfer will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel in Bariloche.
What’s Included: Breakfast, Lake Crossing Tour, accommodation in Bariloche.
Day 6 – Bariloche Small Circuit Tour
The Small Circuit is the presentation of Bariloche. It is a walk to enjoy and savor. The beauty of the landscape is present throughout the tour. Various points of the road and some natural viewpoints, such as Bahía López and Panoramic Point, are ideal to contemplate this wonder. The chairlift of Cerro Campanario, located in the “center of the landscape” (Km 17), elevates it “to the right height of amazement” to enjoy the most beautiful view of the area. In front of Puerto Pañuelo, the Llao Llao Hotel and the San Eduardo Chapel are unique attractions for the visitor.
What’s Included: Breakfast, accommodation in Bariloche.
Day 7 – San Martin de los Andes 7 Lakes Road Tour
The route of this beautiful circuit includes a whole range of landscapes to enjoy in this privileged region. The journey to San Martín is a road surrounded by forest that crosses rivers and streams and their shores invite you to appreciate wonderful landscapes. Leaving Villa La Angostura, the first two lakes to appear after Nahuel Huapi Lake give an opening to the Route: the Correntoso – ideal for salmonids fishing – and the Espejo. Continuing north, Espejo Chico Lake. At this point the road enters the valleys of Lakes Villarino and Falkner. These lakes, separated by a narrow isthmus, are two of the most beautiful of this route. On km 149, the wide valley of Lago Hermoso opens to the eyes of the traveler. Then the road continues to Lake Machónico. Continuing towards San Martin de los Andes, you climb slowly along the Culebra stream that goes past a narrow gorge.
What’s Included: Breakfast, San Martin de los Andes 7 Lakes Road Tour, accommodation in Bariloche.
Day 8 – Travel from Bariloche to Buenos Aires
At the appropiate time a transfer will pick you up at the hotel to take you to the airport.
Upon your arrival in Buenos Aires airport a transfer will be waiting for you to take to your hotel.
What’s Included: Breakfast, airport transfers, accommodation in Buenos Aires.
Day 9 – Discover “The Paris of South America” like a local
After breakfast get ready to discover Argentina’s charming capital city by traveling by bus and subway like a real Porteño! Meet the heart of the city in the Obelisco, on 9 de Julio Avenue and immerse yourself in the political history of the country by walking around Plaza de Mayo. Recoleta Cementery and Teatro Colon are some of the gems you can find by exploring this south American city with European style. Visit San Telmo Markets and colorful Caminito in La Boca to encounter yourself with local’s passionate heart for tango and football.
You will be able to customize your itinerary according to your interests.
Dinner Tango Show (Night Tour)
In the evening a transfer will pick up at your hotel to enjoy a traditional tango show with a delicious dinner. Transfer back to the hotel will be before midnight.
Optional: Replace the city tour in public transport for a private vehicle or explore the city in a skooter!
What’s Included: Breakfast, half day city tour by public transport, tango show with dinner and transfers, accommodation in Buenos Aires.
Day 10 – Transfer to Buenos Aires International Airport
At the appropiate time a transfer will pick you up at the hotel to take you to the airport.
What’s Included: Breakfast, airport transfer.
STARTING PRICE USD 2710
This trip is customizable according to your preferences.
The starting price is based on travel for a minimum of two travelers staying in comfort accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates. The tours includes shared services with small groups (max 15).
- 2 Nights of accommodation in Santiago
- 1 Night of accommodation in Valparaiso
- 1 Nights of accommodation in Puerto Varas
- 3 Nights of accommodation in Bariloche
- 2 Nights of accommodation in Buenos Aires
- Airport transfers
- Half Day afternoon city tour in Santiago
- Casablanca Valley Wineries Tour with lunch
- Full Day tour to Valparaiso and Viña del Mar
- Lake Crossing from Puerto Varas to Bariloche with port transfers
- San Martin de los Andes 7 Lakes Road
- Circuito Chico Tour
- Half Day Buenos Aires City Tour
- Tango Show with dinner
- Expert trip planning
- 24×7 support during your trip.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
- International and Domestic Flights
- Travel Insurance
- Optional activities suggested on the itinerary
- Meals unless specified
- Entry tickets to National Parks
- Local Taxes
- Early check in or Late check out
Know before you go
- It is the passengers’ responsibility to determine if a Visa is needed and to obtain it
- This is a shared tour that takes place in groups of up to 15 people. Travel by car, van, or bus, depending on group size.