Classic: Highlights of Chile & Argentina (SCCA)
Countries Visited: Argentina, Chile Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 16, avg 12
Meals Included: 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Explore colourful ValparaIso, visit the famous wine region in Chile, climb to the top of an active volcano in Pucon, act like a gaucho in the countryside of Argentina, enjoy the night life in Buenos Aires
Looking to discover the best of Chile AND Argentina in one unforgettable experiences These 10 days travelling through gorgeous landscapes and cities are your solution. Visit coastal ValparaIso, get active in the adventure-sport mecca of Pucon, and journey to a genuine gaucho ranch outside of quaint, lakeside Bariloche, before finishing up in the iconic "dont cry for me" cosmopolis of Buenos Aires. Get yourself to this southern part of the world and go home recharged.
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|Day 1||Santiago||Day 1 Santiago|
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. 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
|Day 2||Santiago||Day 2 Santiago (1B)|
Enjoy an included city tour of Santiago and in the afternoon take some time to go shopping, sit in a cafe or hike to the lookout of Cerro Santa Lucia. Included Activities: Santiago City Tour
|Day 3||Santiago||Day 3 Santiago (1B)|
In the morning head to the Casablanca Valley, stopping at a winery to indulge in a wine tasting. Then depart for the colourful seaside town of Valparaiso. Enjoy the street art and snap a few pictures of the bright buildings that line the hills. Wander the streets of the city or relax on the beach, before heading back to Santiago. In the evening, board an overnight bus to Pucon. Included Activities: Santiago Region Winery Tour Day trip to Valparaiso Transport: Local bus (2.50 hour(s), 128km) Overnight bus (8.00 hour(s))
|Days 4-5||Pucon||Days 4-5 Pucon|
Enjoy free time in Pucon to hike Villarica, try whitewater rafting or explore the area by foot.
|Day 5||Pucon||Day 5 Pucon (1B)|
Enjoy more free time to take part in the many activities on offer in Pucon. Opt to soak in the nearby natural thermal pools.
|Day 6||San Carlos de Bariloche||Day 6 Pucon/San Carlos de Bariloche (1B)|
Cross the Andes to Argentina. Travel by local bus to San Martin and transfer the rest of the way to Bariloche stopping for photos in the Seven Lake district. Enjoy a free evening in this beautiful waterfront town of Bariloche. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Chile - Argentina) Transport: Local bus Transfer to Bariloche, enjoy the scenery and a couple of photo ops in the Seven Lakes District. Private Vehicle
|Day 7||San Carlos de Bariloche||Day 7 San Carlos de Bariloche (1B, 1L)|
Transfer to a Gaucho Ranch just outside of Bariloche. Enjoy a barbecue for lunch and take to the saddle with a Gaucho by your side. Included Activities: Bariloche Gaucho Experience
|Day 8||San Carlos de Bariloche||Day 8 San Carlos de Bariloche (1B)|
Enjoy the beautiful area of the Seven Lakes district. Take a hike in the countryside or wander the town, known for its shops and in particular, artisan chocolate.
|Day 9||Buenos Aires||Day 9 San Carlos de Bariloche/Buenos Aires (1B)|
Fly north to the buzzing metropolis that is Buenos Aires, it is a vibrant city full of life. When you are done exploring, settle your weary feet and enjoy a drink in one of the many sidewalk cafes and restaurants and you will begin to understand the contemplative Argentine way of life. Since Buenos Aires will be your last chance to try the succulent beef, chicken and chorizo parrilladas, dig in and enjoy! Transport: Plane (1.50 hour(s), 1640km)
|Day 10||Buenos Aires||Day 10 Buenos Aires (1B)|
Book extra accommodation in Buenos Aires to have more time to explore the city.
Local Flights: All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.