Argentina & Chile Holidays
18 Night Itinerary from £4,710
Escorted Group Tour
Andean landscapes of the Lake District across the mountains to explore Patagonia Glaciers and Tierra del Fuego. Cosmopolitan Cities with a modern lifestyle and excellent restaurants.
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- Buenos Aires - 2 Nights
- Mendoza - 2 Nights
- Santiago - 2 Nights
- Santa Cruz - 1 Night
- Chilean Lake District - 3 Nights
- Punta Arenas - 1 Night
- Torres del Paine - 3 Nights
- Perito Moreno Glacier - 3 Nights
- Return via Buenos Aires - 1 Night
- Travel with expert guides on our Patagonia tour
- Enjoy pristine vineyards, sparkling lakes, granite peaks and huge glaciers
- Start in the stylish city of Buenos Aires, home to the dramatic tango
- Admire the powerful Andes towering over the modern city of Santiago de Chile
- Tour the world class vineyards of Mendoza and Santa Cruz
- Journeying through the verdant forests and crisp waters of the Chilean Lake District
- Hike past the glistening lakes and chiseled peaks of the Torres del Paine National Park
- Be awed by the power and majesty of the immense Perito Moreno Glacier
This itinerary can be modified and adapted to your preference with a specialst advisor, who can provide a guaranteed price, based on hotels, transport, excursions and flights.
Buenos Aires - 2 Nights
Day 1 - Flight to Buenos Aires, Argentina
Day 2 - Buenos Aires
Day 3 - City Tour of Buenos Aires
Flight to Buenos Aires, Argentina
We depart from London for an overnight flight to Buenos Aires, staying for two nights.
Arriving early in the morning at Buenos Aires, you will be met by your Guide. We conduct an introductory briefing. In the afternoon you have the flexibility to pursue your own interests.
City Tour of Buenos Aires
Today we enjoy a charming city tour of Buenos Aires, which takes us to the brightly coloured district of La Boca. Painted in a mish-mash of vibrant primary colours. We continue through the centre, passing the huge 9 de Julio Avenue with its famous obelisk, to visit the Cathedral, and see the Presidential Palace - the Pink House. This area is famous for the diverse architecture, glorious buildings built at the turn of the century, many of them boasting a unique French style.
Mendoza - 2 Nights
Day 4 - Walking tour of Mendoza
Day 5 - Winery visit
Walking tour of Mendoza
We depart from Buenos Aires on a morning flight to Mendoza, in the heart of Argentina's most renowned wine growing region, where we will stay for two nights. In the afternoon we explore this picturesque city, exploring the old and modern districts to visit the many beautiful plazas, exquisite churches and fine museums. We continue to the General San Martin Park, a historical monument commemorating the Army of the Andes, a military force used to free Chile from the Spanish Empire.
Full day excursion into the countryside to visit a winery, where we take a tour of the vineyards and cellars to learn about the production of wine as well as to enjoy the wines. We will have lunch at the beautiful country house.
Santiago - 2 Nights
Day 6 - Travel to Santiago de Chile
Day 7 - Excursion to Vina del Mar & Valparaiso
Travel to Santiago de Chile
Today we travel by public bus across the Andes to Santiago de Chile. The bus crosses the border at a high pass over the mountains, and on a clear day you will have fabulous views for miles in every direction. Upon arrival we transfer to our hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Excursion to Vina del Mar & Valparaiso
We journey towards the Pacific Ocean, passing the agricultural valleys of Curacavo and Casablanca before reaching Valparaiso, the main port of the country. This brightly coloured city was once the most important maritime destination for trade on the Pacific coast before the Strait of Panama was opened to navigation in 1914. In the afternoon we travel north along the coastline to reach the city of Vina del Mar. This famous seaside city has luscious parks full of huge trees and palms, earning its name 'Garden City'. We will visit the beautiful park Quinta Vergara with its amphitheatre, the museum of fine arts and the popular beaches.
Santa Cruz - 1 Night
Day 8 - Travel to Santa Cruz
Travel to Santa Cruz
Today we travel through to Santa Cruz, passing through Chile's central wine valleys with the imposing Andes mountains always visible to the east. Take a stroll around the town or visit one of the famous local wineries.
Chilean Lake District - 3 Nights
Day 9 - Travel to Pucon
Day 10 - Scenic Walk
Day 11 - Day at Leisure in Pucon
Travel to Pucon
Today we travel to Pucon, where we will stay for three nights to relax and enjoy the Chilean Lake District. Pucon is situated on the shore of Lake Villarica, at the foot of a snow-capped volcano and surrounded by temperate forest, making it the ideal destination to relax for a few days or enjoy the many outdoor activities on offer.
Take a scenic walk along the shore of the lake, stopping for picnic lunch on the way.
Day at Leisure in Pucon
Today you are free to enjoy Pucon at your own pace, pursuing your own interests, with a range of optional excursions available.
Punta Arenas - 1 Night
Day 12 - Fly to Punta Arenas
Fly to Punta Arenas
From Pucon we fly through to Punta Arenas, arriving in the evening for one night. Punta Arenas is located on the shore of the Magellan Strait and is the last Chilean town before the island of Tierra del Fuego.
Torres del Paine - 3 Nights
Day 13 - Travel to Torres del Paine
Day 14 - Full day excursion Torres del Paine
Day 15 - Day at Leisure in Torres del Paine
Travel to Torres del Paine
Today we travel north into the Torres del Paine National Park, one of Chile's largest and most visited parks, where we stay at the Lago Grey Hosteria for three nights. The park's towering granite peaks are permanently covered in snow and glaciers melt to form rivers which run through the park into the lakes.
Full day excursion Torres del Paine
This is a full day walking excursion to explore Torres Del Paine National. Featuring many beautiful valleys, rivers, lakes, and glaciers, the Cordillera del Paine is the centrepiece of the park located in-between the Magellanic sub-polar forests and the Patagonian Steppes.
Day at Leisure in Torres del Paine
Today you are free to trek or ride horses in the park, or take a boat trip across the lake to see the magnificent Grey glacier.
Perito Moreno Glacier - 3 Nights
Day 16 - Travel to Calafate
Day 17 - Perito Moreno Glacier
Day 18 - Boat Trip to Upsala & Onelli Glaciers
Travel to Calafate
From Torres del Paine we travel to Calafate, enjoying views over the Patagonian Steppe on the way. In the afternoon there is time to explore the small town or walk by the lake.
Perito Moreno Glacier
Full day tour to the incredible Perito Moreno Glacier, a memorable, peaceful site. Walking on the wooden walkways and platforms we will have an excellent view of the glacier, as well as hearing the thunderous sound of large chunks of ice breaking off and falling into the lake (a process known as calving).
Boat Trip to Upsala & Onelli Glaciers
We travel by boat through the Argentino Lake towards the Upsala Glacier. After passing through the 'Devil's mouth', the narrowest section of the lake we head west. Here the landscape turns into forests and high mountain tops with hanging glaciers. Finally the boat enters the Upsala Channel navigating among giant icebergs. We will then head to the Onelli Bay and walk through pristine Andean-Patagonia forest, to reach the Onelli Lake, before we journey to the Spegazzini Channel to view the Parks highest glacier at 130 meters tall.
Return via Buenos Aires - 1 Night
Day 19 - Flight to Buenos Aires
Day 20 - Return flight
Day 21 - Arrive home
Flight to Buenos Aires
We fly from Calafate to Buenos Aires, and transfer to our hotel for the last night. Your last opportunity to explore Buenos Aires.
Transfer to the airport for return overnight flight to the UK.
Arrive in the UK
|Multiple Travellers - Twin Room||£4,710|
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