Best of Argentina & Chile
• Mendoza • Buenos Aires • Calafate • Perito Moreno Glacier • Torres del Paine National Park • Punta Arenas • Puerto Varas • Andean Lakes Crossing • Bariloche
Begin your journey in the heart of Argentina's wine country, Mendoza where you'll stroll through this bustling city of wide, leafy avenues. Enjoy Buenos Aires before travelling to Torres del Paine National Park, known for its soaring mountains, electric-blue icebergs and golden lowlands providing a home to the Guanaco, Puma and South Andean Deer. Finish with an extraordinary Andes Lakes crossing passing through three lakes from Puerto Varas in Chile to Bariloche in Argentina. It will be a sight of spectacular natural beauty!
Day 1: Santiago > Mendoza Fly from Santiago to Mendoza where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2: Mendoza Enjoy a full day touring the city and vineyards of the region.
Day 3: Mendoza > Buenos Aires Fly to Buenos Aires and on arrival transfer to your hotel. Buenos Aires is on of the great cities in the Americas, home to wonderful restaurants, great shopping and elegant people.
Day 4: Buenos Aires Enjoy a city tour this morning and visit colourful La Boca, the elegant residential and embassy district of Palermo and admire some great European style architecture that make you realise why Buenos Aires is known as the 'Paris of the Americas'. In the evening you will enjoy a superb dinner and tango show.
Day 5: Buenos Aires At leisure to shop, wander or explore at your own pace.
Day 6: Buenos Aires > El Calafate Fly to Calafate in Patagonia and transfer to your hotel.
Day 7: Calafate Visit the Perito Moreno Glacier where you will see and hear building-sized icebergs calving from its face as it is constantly advancing.
Day 8: Calafate > Torres del Paine Travel through spectacular mountain scenery to Torres del Paine National Park in Chile.
Day 9: Torres del Paine Explore the National Park today on a tour the includes a visit to the Milodon Cave and Lake Grey. The scenery in this area is quite magnificent.
Day 10: Torres del Paine > Punta Arenas Travel by road to Punta Arenas for overnight.
Day 11: Punta Arenas > Puerto Montt Fly north to Puerto Montt and transfer to Puerto Varas - gateway to the 'Lakes District'.
Day 12: Puerto Varas > Peulla Start your two day Andean Lakes crossing by road and boat. See volcanoes and lakes nestled in the Andes mountains. Overnight mid way at the charming little settlement of Puella.
Day 13: Peulla > Bariloche Continue the Lakes Crossing entering Argentina en route to Bariloche, a charming alpine town.
Day 14: Bariloche Day at leisure exploring this charming alpine town famous for its skiing, scenery and chocolate.
Day 15: Bariloche > Buenos Aires Transfer to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires.
• Economy class airfares Santiago > Mendoza > Buenos Aires > El Calafate, Punta Arenas > Puerto Montt, Bariloche > Buenos Aires • Tailor-made journey with local English speaking guides • Personal meet and greet at airports • Transfers and transport • Sightseeing and entrance fees • 14 nights' in your selected category of accommodation • 14 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner
Pricing (per person) $NZD
Booking conditions Surcharges may apply when travel is at Easter, in December or during special events such as major international conventions. The 5 star option used 5 star hotels in Puerto Natales, Punta Arenas and Puerto Varas. Please note that pricing is only valid if your international arrival flight into Santiago is by LATAM Airlines. If arriving on another airline please contact World Journeys for revised pricing.
Surcharges may apply when travel is at Easter, in December or during special events such as major international conventions. The 5 star option used 5 star hotels in Puerto Natales, Punta Arenas and Puerto Varas. Please note that pricing is only valid if your international arrival flight into Santiago is by LATAM Airlines. If arriving on another airline please contact World Journeys for revised pricing.