Buenos Aires, Santiago and the wines region

Across the Pampas in a deluxe pullman

8 Days – 7 nights



recomended!


Experience the enchanting and cultural world of wine in this extraordinary tour to wineries and vineyards in the most traditional area of the Argentinean and Chilean wine industry. This region has a combination of qualities: scarce rainfall, good sunshine and permeable soil, together with the cultural practices of highly experienced families, which will allows you to enjoy of region's emblematic wines.


Highlights

• Enjoy Buenos Aires, the most European city in Latin America, its traditions, its architecture, its glamour and its very particular charm that makes it unique on the planet.

• Get to know Uruguay and its equally exotic wines and colonial architecture.

• Taste the best of Argentine wines and use it as an excuse to acknowledge the quality of the Mendoza cuisine.

• Beauty has no borders across the Andes, so let yourself be driven towards Chile, for more flavors and the experience of the traditional wine making techniques developed in the region.

• Santiago de Chile has to offer everything that a truly vibrant, cosmopolitan and modern city can deliver.


Operates: all year round

Region: West of Argentina, wine producing area of Argentina and Chile


Places and attractions to visit: Buenos Aires city, Tango Night, Andes 

Range, Argentinean an Chilean vineyards, Santiago de Chile 


Overview

Day 1: BUENOS AIRES. Sightseeing tour.
Day 2: BUENOS AIRES. Day at leisure. Wine-tasting. Dinner and Tango Show. Overnight.
Day 3: BUENOS AIRES. Day at leisure. Deluxe bus bed style to go to Mendoza city across the Pampas.
Day 4: MENDOZA. Day at leisure.
Day 5: MENDOZA. Wine tour in Lujan de Cuyo area.
Day 6: MENDOZA (Argentina) - SANTIAGO DE CHILE. Transfer to Mendoza, to take the Bus trip across the Andes Range to the city of Santiago in Chile. Evening city tour.
Day 7: SANTIAGO DE CHILE. Santa Rita wine cellars.
Day 8: SANTIAGO DE CHILE. Transfer to the airport for your flight back home or continue with extensions/
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Our itineraries are suggestions based in our knowledge and experience and were prepared in order to get the maximum enjoyment and use of the time. However it can be customized, as much or as little as you want to suit your own specific requirements.

Itineraty Details

Day 1: BUENOS AIRES

Arrive and welcome to Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires, cosmopolitan and elegant capital of Argentina, with a population of 12 million inhabitants, it is usually mentioned as the Paris of South America.

Transfer to the hotel and Half day sightseeing tour.
A different and original approach to discover the city’s most beautiful places, bars and avenues, to live her cultural life and to see her rich history come alive. A tour covering the outstanding points of interest: '9 de Julio´ Avenue, Colon Theatre (Opera House), San Telmo neighborhood, birthplace of the city, May Square, historical and political centre, La Boca district, famous for 'Caminito' street, May Avenue, Recoleta district, known for its Cemetery and Palermo, wide and beautiful park located in the heart of one of the most elegant areas in the city.
Overnight at the selected hotel.

Day 2: BUENOS AIRES

Day at leisure.

Optional suggested: Full day to Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay.

In the evening, Dinner and Tango show including a wine-tasting.
Buenos Aires is the birthplace of Tango, born in the brothels of the city, just before the beginning of the 1880s. Tango is not only a dance but also an obsession. Erotic and passionate, haunting and melancholic, it involves not only the body but also the soul. Tango has captured the popular imagination for over one hundred years to become no less than an international cult.
A 3 course dinner with selected Argentine wines and an excellent beef while enjoying, an impressive musical show in which the main character is Tango.
Overnight.

Day 3: BUENOS AIRES

Day at leisure.

Optional suggested: Half day Tigre & Paraná delta.
In the late evening, transfer out to buses terminal in Buenos Aires downtown to take a deluxe bus bed style to go to Mendoza city across the Pampas.
Overnight onboard.

Day 4: MENDOZA

In the foothills of the Andes, Mendoza city is one of the most beautiful cities of Argentina. It is known worldwide as an urban city which has an oasis-like environment. It is the hub of the most important wine region in Argentina where internationally renowned wines are produced.
Arrival in the morning and transfer to the hotel.

Optional: Half day city tour.

Day 5: MENDOZA

Full Day wine tour in Luján de Cuyo area.

Luján is home for some of the most renowned Malbecs of the world.
Tour among vineyards, will show you how the human effort has transformed the desert into an oasis trough an inherited from the Huarpes-the native inhabitants of the region. Nowadays drip irrigation is also used. Both have helped this land to become one of the principal wine world producers, with products of outstanding quality. Visit to three wineries, where enologists will explain the process of wine making. There will also be a chance of tasting some of the delicious wines. Lunch included in a winery.

Day 6 MENDOZA (Argentina) - SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Transfer to Mendoza, to take the Bus trip across the Andes Range along the Uspallata Valley to the city of Santiago in Chile, Capital city of Chile, Santiago is a vibrant and culturally diverse city.
Arrival and transfer to the hotel.

Evening: Half day city tour
Visit to the main attractive areas of the city: The Plaza de Armas the Main Square of the city, the Metropolitan Cathedral and other historical buildings. Later on, crossing the Mapocho River we will access the Bellavista neighborhood where there are many cultural and artistic activities. Bellavista lies at the foot of the San CristĂłbal, the highest hill the town. We will drive to the top where you will have a view of Santa LucĂ­a hill, where the city was founded. Finally we will reach Providencia, the new nucleus of the town, and the residential areas of Las Condes and Vitacura.
Overnight.

Day 7: SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Half day visit to Santa Rita wine cellars

A tour throughout the history and winegrowing of Chile. The guided tour starts in the vineyards and continues through the wine cellars, ageing cellars and bottling plant. You will visit the historical cellar “Bodega 1” made of “Cal y Canto” and the famous “120 patriots” cellar which are now historical monuments. The tour ends with a tasting of Gran reserve wines.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight.

Day 8: SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Transfer to the airport for your flight back home or continue with extensions.

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CUSTOMIZE THIS TOUR FOR ME:  
Our itineraries are suggestions based in our knowledge and experience and were prepared in order to get the maximum enjoyment and use of the time. However it can be customized, as much or as little as you want to suit your own specific requirements.

Prices

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Important note:

Please take into account that the VAT tax 21%. According to tax regulations in regards to foreign visitors, is not included on the accommodation portion of your quote.
To skip the payment of the VAT tax, we need a copy of your passport before arriving to our country.


Included in the cost
  • Seat-in basis services with local English/Spanish speaking guide.
  • Buenos Aires city tour.
  • Wine tasting. Dinner and Tango Show.
  • Deluxe bus ticket Buenos Aires - Mendoza (including dinner onboard).
  • Bus ticket Mendoza - Santiago de Chile.
  • FD Mendoza wine tour (3 wineries, included lunch and wine-tasting).
  • HD Santiago vineyard (1 winery included wine-tasting).
  • HD Santiago city tour.
  • All Transfers mentioned, to and from airports.
  • Daily breakfast and meals mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Accommodation in the mentioned or similar hotels within the selected category with daily breakfast: 2 nights in Buenos Aires, 2 in Mendoza, 2 in Santiago de Chile, 1 night on board of bed style bus.
  • VAT and local taxes.
Not Included in the cost
  • International or Domestic Flights.
  • Insurance (Covitour offers Travel insurance with special rates for this trip. Please just let us know if you are interested).
  • Tips to local guides and drivers.
  • Porterage and tips at hotels.
  • Extra expenses at hotel or personal items.
  • Optional excursions.
  • Optional extension to IguazĂş falls,Santiago de Chile or other destination.

Particular conditions
All of the excursions described in the itineraries can normally be carried out. Notwithstanding the above, Covitour Incoming & Corporate and reserve the right, for technical or operative reasons, to reschedule, shorten, or alter all or part of the itineraries and/or excursions without prior notice, in order to safeguard the wellbeing and safety of passengers, preserve the environment, or due to any extraordinary circumstances, acts of God or force majeure. For the same reasons, the hours of departure or arrival of the excursions may be subject to change.

Optional Tours

Half Day Concha y Toro vineyard

Amazing tour to the hinterlands of Santiago, some of the finest wine regions on the South American continent. You will visit vineyards of Concha y Toro, the country’s largest wine producer, and revel in the transcendent beauty of Chile’s viticulture heartlands, from the plunging Maipo. We will show you all the tricks of the trade in this quickly developing wine center, where modern technology exists alongside age-old methods.

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