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Argentina The Famous Wine Route

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Chile and Argentina are renowned across the globe for their delicious wines. Over this 10-day tour, you'll get to sample the local produce at some of the finest wineries in the world, with enough time between each stop for you to explore the surrounding cities at your leisure. The perfect romantic escape for wine lovers everywhe...

Chile and Argentina are renowned across the globe for their delicious wines. Over this 10-day tour, you'll get to sample the local produce at some of the finest wineries in the world, with enough time between each stop for you to explore the surrounding cities at your leisure. The perfect romantic escape for wine lovers everywhere!

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Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival In Buenos Aires

Welcome to Argentina…Arrival in the international airport. Pick up and private transfer with English guide to the hotel.In the afternoon excursion “Live Buenos Aires” in private services with English guide. It is a possibility to see Buenos Aires in a different, non-traditional way. This journey will make you feel the past of the City in an unforgettable manner. You will be able to see the Balcony, where Evita performed her speaking to the crowd (Casa Rosada). You will also visit: Plaza de Mayo, Puerto Madero, the youngest neighbourhood of the City, La Boca & “Caminito”, the Bombonera, San Telmo, and its old stone streets.  You will get the chance to know the origins of Tango, the most elegant and sensual dance. And the last but not least: Palermo & Recoleta – the most fashion neighbourhoods of the City. And when the excursion will finish you will be able to call yourselves “Porteños” Duration: 4hs.
In the evening, “tango show & dinner” to discover the secrets of the most famous Argentine dance. 

Visited:
Buenos Aires

Day 2: Buenos Aires

Breakfast. Day at leisure. In the evening, optional Dinner & Wine cocktail Experience at “Argentine Experience”. The dinner concept is to teach you the fundamentals of what means to be an Argentine. You will learn how to prepare “empanada”, or how to order steak in Spanish, and of course, how to prepare a 'mate' drink. The night will start with the Wine Cocktail Experience. You will learn how to make three wine-based cocktails and you will be given a chance to make your own. Later, enjoy the selection of homemade tapas chosen to complement every drink. Transfers included.

Visited:
Buenos Aires

Day 3: Buenos Aires

Breakfast. Day at leisure. Optional excursion to Colonia del Sacramento (Uruguay). Includes: Round trip to Colonia by direct ferry, lunch on board (ham and cheese sandwich, 1 water bottle and a cereal bar). City tour over the historic neighbourhood and the coast and transfers from/to port.

Visited:
Buenos Aires

Day 4: Mendoza

Breakfast. Pick up at the hotel and private transfer to the local airport to take your flight to Mendoza. Arrival and private transfer with English guide to the chosen hotel. Accommodation and rest of the time at leisure.Optional excursion a city tour. This excursion will show you the beauty of the city of Mendoza. The tour starts on the Foundation area, built around Pedro del Castillo square, were the first stone of the city was set. You will be able to visit the Foundation area Museum and after that the guide will lead you to a modern part of the city, the Civic Centre, and a General San Martin Park, and to the top of the hill Cerro de la Gloria, a natural viewpoint of the city. Finally, you will have a chance to visit a Frank Romero Day Greek Theatre, were every year the celebration of “Vendimia” take place.


Day 5: Mendoza

Breakfast. Full day private wine tour to Lujan de Cuyo with English guide. We start our wine tasting tour at 09.00 am and accompanied by our guide head for Lujan de Cuyo, the region known as The Cradle of Malbec. Surrounded by gentle hills and over-looked By America’s highest mountains. Lujan de Cuyo provides exclusive accommodation options with Lodges and hotels amongst vineyards, fine Restaurants, Spa & Relaxation services and internationally renowned wineries. Just minutes into our journey we see vineyards and our journey on The Wine Road begins. In this area we visit some of the regions most recognized wineries where we will tour the vineyards and have the opportunity to taste their different lines of wine. We enjoy a winery lunch prepared by a renowned chef, who has developed the best gourmet dishes to accompany the various varietals of wine produced here. After lunch, we return to the city with a clear picture of the diversity involved in the world of wine, the gastronomy and Mendoza’s landscape.  End of tour, return to Mendoza City. Lunch included.

Visited:
Mendoza

Day 6: Mendoza

Breakfast. Day at leisure. Optional full day excursion High Mountain Overland Adventure at Mendoza's Andes. The High Mountain Adventure tour is an exciting experience. The itinerary starts in Mendoza through Uspallata on a 4x4 vehicle, driven by an off road expert and accompanied by a bilingual guide. The journey is perfect to discover the most special sights of the Andes and contemplate the geological formations in deep contact with the mountains. We'll be able to see the Aconcagua from Paramillos viewpoint and you'll enjoy all nature, fauna and native flora from the area.  We start early in the morning to leave the city and enter the Andes to enjoy the full day and see fauna of the region, guanacos, foxes and magestic condors through all the trails and shortcuts we get to Paramillos, the highest point of the journey, at 3200 meters over the sea level. At this point we can see Aconcaguas southern face. We also visit the "7colors" hill and the "Laguna de los Cangrejos" (Crab´s Lagoon). Lunch at Uspallata includes a classic barbeque and excellent wines.

Visited:
Mendoza

Day 7: Santiago

Breakfast. Pick up at the hotel and private transfer to the Airport/Bus station to take a short flight to Santiago de Chile. (Or regular bus). Arrival and private transfer to the chosen hotel. 

Visited:
Mendoza Santiago

Day 8: Santiago de Chile

In the morning half day private city tour of Santiago & Santa Lucia Hill with English guide. Departure from our hotel in Santiago to begin our journey towards the city center, where we will know its main attractions. First, we will visit the Santa Lucia Hill, where the city of Santiago was founded in 1541. Then we will continue to the Plaza de Armas, where we can see the Cathedral of Santiago, the Municipality, the Post Office Building and National History Museum. Our journey will continue along the Government Palace and where we will have the opportunity to walk through some of the most traditional streets and neighbourhoods. The experience continues uptown along the Costanera Highway until reaching the elegant Vitacura neighbourhood and the Alonso de Córdova Avenue, arriving at the FABA handicraft shop, specialized in lapis lazuli jewellery, a semi-precious stone found only in Chile and Afghanistan. We will be able to enjoy a 'Pisco Sour' drink while appreciating beautiful pieces of lapis lazuli. Our tour continues with a transfer to our hotel in Santiago. Evening at leisure. In the afternoon half day private excursion To Concha & Toro Winery. We depart from our hotel in Santiago and head south to the town of Pirque to visit the Concha y Toro Winery, one of the most famous and most traditional vineyards of our country. It was established in 1883 by Melchor Concha y Toro in the Pirque grapevine plantations inherited by his wife, Emiliana Subercaseaux. Currently, Viña Concha y Toro is the largest exporter of wine in Latin America, and one of the most important brands worldwide, with a presence in over 130 countries. We will tour the magnificent country mansion with its beautiful park and lagoon dating back from those early years. Access the vineyards and learn about the different types of vine stocks. Following this, visit their famous wine cellar where the legendary wine Casillero del Diablo is stored. At the end of your tour you will receive a gift wine glass and have the chance to buy at the vineyards Wine Shop. We conclude this day with a drive along the banks of the Maipo River, across the residential area of Las Vertientes, having a look at the typical countryside homes, camping, restaurants and cabins, before returning to our hotel in Santiago.Overnight. 

Visited:
Santiago

Day 9: Santiago's Cities

Breakfast. Day at Leisure. Optional excursion to Viña del Mar & Valparaíso. Departure from our hotel in Santiago towards the Pacific Coast passing through the valleys of Casablanca and Curacaví. Our first visit will begin in Viña del Mar, also known as the “Garden City” due to its great amount of parks and well-kept gardens. We will make a stop to visit the beautiful park Quinta Vergara, the Carrasco Palace and meet face to face with a Moai brought from Easter Island. Following this, our tour will continue along the most important ocean front of the central coast, to later reach the famous clock of flowers of the city. Later, we will arrive to Valparaiso, declared World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, filled with colorful houses among the hills, parks and diverse National Monuments. One of its attractions is the Sotomayor Square, an important civic square located very close to the principal port of Chile. Lastly, at this point, we will navigate through this port bay, where the view of Valparaiso is most appreciated. During the afternoon, we will return to our hotel in Santiago.Overnight. 

Visited:
Santiago Pacific coast Valparaíso Vina del Mar

Day 10: Departure

Breakfast. Pick up and private transfer to the airport in plenty of time for your departure flight

Visited:
Santiago

Buenos Aires Mendoza Santiago Pacific coast Valparaíso Vina del Mar

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. £1,470 / 10 days
Excluding international flights
Price per person, based on double occupancy, in 3* hotel
April 1st - February 28th (except Oct, Nov, Christmas and New Years holidays)
October 1st - November 30th

Included in price:

  • Domestic flights – the lowest possible rate
  • All transfers between airports and hotels, in private service
  • Excursions mentioned in the itinerary (except optional)
  • 9 nights of accommodation in the chosen hotel, sharing double room
  • Daily breakfasts at hotels

Not included in price:

  • Admission to the National Parks, museums or historic places
  • Port taxes
  • Extras and services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • International Flights
  • "Tango show and dinner" outing on day 1

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