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SCZNG - Explore Chile & Argentina

From the tranquil wineries of the Maipo Valley and the green landscapes of northern Patagonia to the steamy tango joints of Buenos Aires, this nine-day adventure offers a window into the diversity of South America. Hike through Chile's Lake District, take one of the world's most scenic ferry cruises, and sample the region's outstanding wines included flights mean we can cover a lot of ground. Find a great adventure in the extreme south.

Inclusions

National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Chilean Wine Experience, Santiago National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Chilean Cultural Tour and Local Lunch, Puerto Varas National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Local Tango Lesson, Buenos Aires
Arrival transfer
Visit Petrohue Falls
Scenic lake crossing aboard the "Cruce de Lagos"
Buenos Aires city tour
Internal flights
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
9
Price From
AUD $3,170
Start Location
Santiago, Chile
End Location
Buenos Aires, Chile
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Comfort
Tour Themes
Discovery, Small Group
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
21 Jul 201829 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,170 
18 Aug 201826 Aug 201813AUD $3,599
01 Sep 201809 Sep 201811AUD $3,170
22 Sep 201830 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,170 
06 Oct 201814 Oct 201813AUD $3,729
20 Oct 201828 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,170 
10 Nov 201818 Nov 201810AUD $3,729
24 Nov 201802 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,170 
08 Dec 201816 Dec 201813AUD $3,849
22 Dec 201830 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,170 
05 Jan 201913 Jan 201916AUD $3,849
09 Feb 201917 Feb 201914AUD $3,849
02 Mar 201910 Mar 201915AUD $3,729
16 Mar 201924 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,170 
13 Apr 201921 Apr 201916AUD $3,729
17 Aug 201925 Aug 201916AUD $3,599
31 Aug 201908 Sep 201916AUD $3,599
05 Oct 201913 Oct 201916AUD $3,729
09 Nov 201917 Nov 201916AUD $3,729
07 Dec 201915 Dec 201916AUD $3,849
Itinerary
Day 1 - Santiago
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Day 2 - Santiago
Spend the morning with a wine expert, visiting a local winery outside Santiago and discussing the process that makes Chilean wine some of the best in the world. Sample various wines and enjoy a vertical tasting.
Day 3 - Santiago/Puerto Varas
Flight and transfer to Puerto Varas, in the stunning Chilean Lake District. Explore the countryside and Chilean culture as you visit the Puerto Montt's Angelm fish market and the scenic town of Puerto Varas. After, visit a local family home and enjoy a "curanto", a beloved traditional dish. Mingle with the friendly hosts and try your hand at whipping up salsa pebre.
Day 4 - Puerto Varas
Today is free to explore on your own. Opt to take an excursion to Chilo Island.
Day 5 - Puerto Varas/San Carlos de Bariloche
Travel by bus and ferry to Bariloche, Argentina. Visit the Petrohue Falls, then enjoy the sights from the "Cruce de los Lagos", considered one of the most scenic cruises in the world.
Day 6 - San Carlos de Bariloche
Free time to explore this stunning region. Opt to take a bike tour, hike, or explore the town's shops and restaurants.
Day 7 - San Carlos de Bariloche/Buenos Aires
Fly to Buenos Aires. Spend the evening enjoying a night out with a light dinner in a local cafe before heading to a popular dance venue where we enjoy a lesson from local dancers. Opt to stay for Milonga, a neighbourhood tradition where students and teachers of the venue show up to practice their moves.
Day 8 - Buenos Aires
Enjoy a city tour of the "Paris of the Americas," visiting key sights and neighbourhoods including Plaza de Mayo, La Boca and the famed Recoleta Cemetery. When you are done exploring, rest your weary feet and enjoy a drink in one of the many sidewalk cafes and restaurants.
Day 9 - Buenos Aires
Depart at any time.