Wonders of Argentina & Chile – Patagonia Lakes

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Wonders of Argentina & Chile - Patagonia Lakes is a Fixed Departure Small Group Tour.

Day 1: Arrive Buenos Aires
Day 2: Buenos Aires city tour & Tango Show
Day 3: Buenos Aires
Day 4: Buenos Aires - Bariloche
Day 5: Bariloche: Small Circuit
Day 6: Bariloche
Day 7: Bariloche - Puerto Varas (Lake crossing)
Day 8: Puerto Varas
Day 9: Puerto Varas - Puerto Montt - Santiago
Day 10: Santiago
Day 11: Depart Santiago

*Inquire about our pre tour extensions to Iguassu Falls and post tours extensions to Easter Island or Atacama Desert (Chile)

  • Saturday: Arrival to Buenos Aires

    Arrive into Buenos Aires today.

    The elegant Capital of Argentina, with over 3 million Porteños – as the residents are called, is one of the largest cities in the world. This great metropolis renowned for its sophistication stands out for being the most cosmopolitan and European city in South America, displayed through its mixed architecture and diverse culture.

    Upon arrival to Buenos Aires, you will be welcomed outside of Customs by an English-speaking assistant holding a sign with your name on it. This representative will direct you to your awaiting vehicle and driver, and accompany you to your hotel to assist with check-in.

    Balance of the day at leisure.

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Loi Suites Esmeralda Studio or Similar

    First Class: Argenta Tower or Similar

  • Buenos Aires

    Today enjoy a Buenos Aires a 4 hours city tour with bilingual guide (Spanish & English). Highlights: Recoleta - Palermo - Plaza de Mayo - Puerto Madero - San Telmo - La Boca.

    This is the perfect tour to discover the charm of Argentina's capital, from the chic districts of Recoleta and Palermo, to historic Plaza de Mayo, and architectural icons such as the Colon opera house, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the palace of Congress. The program finishes in old town San Telmo, home of the city's aristocracy until the late 19th century; Caminito street, in La Boca, the colorful shelter for Italian immigrants by the Riachuelo, and the young thriving restaurant scene at the Puerto Madero waterfront.

    *Kindly note that the return after the lunch is not included.

    This evening enjoy a 2:30 hours duration dinner with beverage and Tango Show at Aljibe with round trip transfers.

    Famous for its amazing nightlife and for being the land of Carlos Gardel, Buenos Aires countless gastronomic and artistic options. Tango portrays the 'Queen of the River Plate' ('Reina del Plata'). We will enjoy an unforgettable night, surrender to the magic of this city that never sleeps and to the charm of this overwhelming and sanguine music —main protagonist of the night— while enjoying the best of its varied gastronomic offer. This typical early 20th century house is an ideal stage for a unique show: 15 artists, one tango orchestras, a folk music group, dancers and singer.

    Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Loi Suites Esmeralda Studio or Similar

    First Class: Argenta Tower or Similar

  • Buenos Aires

    Day at leisure.

    Revisit some of your favourite places in the city today, shop for leatherwear and designer clothes. Get acquainted with the "Paris of South America" and its distinct European flavour, free to treat yourself to an Argentine beef dinner at one of the city's many superb steak restaurants.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Loi Suites Esmeralda Studio or Similar

    First Class: Argenta Tower or Similar

  • Buenos Aires - Bariloche

    Today we will transfer you from hotel in downtown to domestic airport with guide for your flight to Bariloche.

    Suggested flight: AR1873 FTE/BRC Departure 1200 – Arrival 1345 – not included

    Upon arrival to Bariloche, transfer in from Bariloche airport to hotel.

    Balance of the day at leisure.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Villa Huinid Pioneros (km 2.6) Classic or Similar

    First Class: Cacique Inacayal Lake & Spa or Similar

  • Bariloche: Small Circuit

    During today's 4 hours tour we will admire Bariloche in its greatest splendor, we will drive along the shore of Lake Nahuel Huapi on Bustillo Avenue until reaching Playa Bonita, with its beautiful view of Huemul Island.

    We will also explore Campanario Hill (fee included) and appreciate one of the most beautiful views: Lakes Nahuel Huapi and Perito Moreno, San Pedro Peninsula, Victoria island, Otto, López, Goye and Catedral hills, and downtown Bariloche.

    At Llao-Llao, we will observe San Eduardo Chapel, and Pañuelo Port, on Nahuel Huapi. We will cross the bridge over lake Moreno and, on our way back, we will skirt lakes El Trúbol and Nahuel Huapi until reaching Bustillo Avenue.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Villa Huinid Pioneros (km 2.6) Classic or Similar

    First Class: Cacique Inacayal Lake & Spa or Similar

  • Bariloche

    Free day for exploring Bariloche at your own pace.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    You can enhance your experience by adding this optional tour (additional cost of USD $120 per person):

    Full Day Victoria Island and Arrayanes Forest navigation – (minimum 02 passengers)
    Duration: 8-9 hs approx. Shared service with Spanish speaking guide

    Behind the steep cliffs, Victoria island treasures a wide range of animals and plants and valuable cave paintings in barely 30 square kilometers.

    After sailing 11 km, from Bariloche's San Carlos harbor or Llao Llao's Puerto Pañuelo, the boat arrives to the island where the group may enjoy a walk through the green conifer nursery.

    On the boat again, the itinerary continues to Quetrihue peninsula, to find the famous cinnamon-colored arrayan forest and its popular wood cabin. This unique area dominated by beautiful trees was declared Natural Monument and inspired Walt Disney to sketch the classic animated film Bambi.

    Once all activities are completed we will head back to your hotel.

    Evening at leisure.

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Villa Huinid Pioneros (km 2.6) Classic or Similar

    First Class: Cacique Inacayal Lake & Spa or Similar

  • Bariloche - Puerto Varas (Lake crossing)

    Near Bariloche, at Pañuelo port, we will board a catamaran and navigate the Blest branch of Nahuel Huapi lake.

    After visiting Los Cántaros cascade, we will enjoy lunch at Peulla lodging house and then take a bus to Alegre port.

    We will border Frías lake and enjoy the view of Tronador hill. We will arrive at Frías port, and take a bus through the Andean lush vegetation, and reach Peulla, the Chilean immigration office.

    We will board a catamaran again and sail the Todos los Santos lake, admiring the Puntiagudo hill and impressive Osorno volcano.

    We will then take a bus to visit Saltos del Petrohué. Driving by Llanquihue lake, we will finally arrive at Puerto Varas and we will transfer you to your hotel.

    Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Park Inn or Similar

    First Class: Hotel Bellavista or Similar

  • Puerto Varas

    Today we’ll begin the half day tour from the lovely city of Puerto Varas, also known as “The City of Roses”, with a stop on the lake shore road to appreciate the view of the city from the bay and the "Aurora" sculpture with Llanquihue Lake background. We get to see many of the Attractions of here; the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church built during the year of 1915 to 1918, Baroque Style it’s an exact replica of a church in Black Forest, Germany, from there came some of the first settlers since 1852, The Old Neighbourhood.

    After that we will go to the downtown by the shore of the beautiful Llanquihue Lake and depending on weather we will see the Osorno Volcano with itis ice melting that enhance the water level of the Llanquihue Lake.

    The tour continues going to the Route of Settlers passing by Alerce village and accessing the Puerto Montt city visiting the highest place in Puerto Montt city, where we will see the most beautiful view of the city, the ocean and Tenglo Island From there we’ll go to the German Monument located in the Main Square, the waterfront pier and the Cathedral, enjoying during the visit the German influence in the architecture of the houses, garden and buildings, and the mix of both cultures.

    Later we continue going to Angelmó, famous in Chile, because it has many Hand Crafts and Gifts shops, and of course the City Central Market, where we can see how it works one of the principal economic activities, the fishing and sea food, that gets there fresh from the boats to the buyers. Also here we have typical cooking places, basically are restaurants where you can find sea food, fishes and other delicious specialities of the Chilean cuisine.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Park Inn or Similar

    First Class: Hotel Bellavista or Similar

  • Puerto Varas - Puerto Montt - Santiago

    Today we will transfer out from hotel to Puerto Montt Airport for your flight to Santiago.

    Suggested flight LA280 PMC/SCL Departure 1130 – Arrival 1310 – not included

    Upon arrival to Santiago, meeting at the airport and transfer to your Hotel in Santiago.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Novapark or Similar

    First Class: Novotel Providencia or Similar

  • Santiago

    Santiago is a cosmopolitan city that blends tradition with modernity. On todays half day tour we will show you the origins of our city and landmarks such as Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Post Office and the Municipality of Santiago. The tour will continue to the Government Palace and we will have the chance to walk through some of the most traditional streets and neighborhoods. Later we will go towards the east, where we’ll see modern buildings and how they have transformed the city. We will end the sightseeing tour with panoramic views from Santa Lucia Hill.

    Once all activities are completed we will return back to the hotel.

    Balance of day at leisure.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    ACCOMMODATION:

    Tourist: Novapark or Similar

    First Class: Novotel Providencia or Similar

  • Depart Santiago

    At the scheduled time, you will be transferred back to the airport for your onward international flight.

    End of the Small Group Tour.

    Meals included: Breakfast

 

HOTELS BY CATEGORY TOURIST FIRST CLASS
Buenos Aires Loi Suites Esmeralda Studio or Similar

Standard room

Argenta Tower Studio or Similar

Standard room

Bariloche Villa Huinid Pioneros or Similar

Standard room

Cacique Inacayal or Similar

Standard room

Santiago Novapark or Similar

Standard room

Novotel Providencia or Similar

Standard room

Puerto Varas  Park Inn or Similar

Standard room

Bellavista or Similar

Standard room

  • Package cost based on Hotel category Tourist from USD $1590 per person / Single supplement USD $540
  • Package cost based on Hotel category First Class from USD $1800 per person / Single Supplement USD $1070
  • Hotel accommodation quoted in Standard rooms
  • Occasionally due to circumstances out of our control, hotels quoted may not be available at the time of booking. In these circumstances when hotels are unavailable, will provide the best possible alternative.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Accommodation as listed in the itinerary
  • Shared transfers and excursions as mentioned in the itinerary unless specified otherwise
  • Entrance fees
  • Local English speaking guides in each locality
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Package cost based on Hotel category Tourist from USD $1590 per person / Single supplement USD $540
  • Package cost based on Hotel category First Class from USD $1800 per person / Single Supplement USD $1070

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

  • International and domestic flights and airport taxes
  • Travel insurance
  • Transfers on days before or after official start / end days
  • Tours listed as optional
  • Drinks and items of a personal nature

GUARANTEED DEPARTURE DATES FROM JANUARY UNTIL DECEMBER 2020

Month Arrival Departure
Saturday Tuesday
January 11-Jan 21-Jan
February 1-Feb 11-Feb
March 14-Mar 24-Mar
April 18-Apr 28-Apr
May 2-May 12-May
May 30-May 9-Jun
June 27-Jun 7-Jul
July 18-Jul 28-Jul
August 1-Aug 11-Aug
August 15-Aug 25-Aug
September 5-Sep 15-Sep
October 3-Oct 13-Oct
November 14-Nov 24-Nov
December 12-Dec 22-Dec

NOTES

  • Minimum 02 passengers need it to operate.
  • Maximum group size is 20.
  • This is not a fully escorted tour.
  • Local English guides are used in each different location.
  • We can purchase all flights on your behalf.
  • LATIN AMERICA EXPERTISE
  • A LOVELY PERSONALIZED ITINERARY
  • A 24 HOUR EMERGENCY CONTACT
  • YOUR OWN TRAVEL SPECIALIST
  • EVERY ASPECT OF YOUR HOLIDAY COVERED
  • WE RESEARCH EVERY OPTION