Buenos Aires, patagonian lakes and vineyards, including andean crossing

Patagonian Lakes, Vineyards of Argentina and Chile

10 Nights – 11 Days



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Beautiful package visiting outstanding destinations at The Andes range mountains. Including the unique “lakes Crossing” as well as Argentina and Chilean most important wine region.

Places and attractions to visit: Buenos Aires, Tango night, Nahuel Huapí Lake, Lakes District Argentina - Chile, Andean Crossing, Peulla, Petrohué falls, Santiago de Chile, Mendoza, Chilean and Argentinean wine cellars and vineyards. 



Highlights

• Check out the numerous charms of glamorous Buenos Aires, including its exquisite foods and unique culture.

• Be stunned by the wonders of Bariloche, including the primeval fecundity of Nahuel Huapi National Park and the breathtaking views to be enjoyed from the “Panoramic Point”.

• Access Chile in style as you go over the Andean picks across some of the most beautiful lakes in Patagonia.

• Travel from proud and phenomenal Chile into the fantastic environs of Argentina 

• Enjoy Mendoza, one of the Greatest Wine Capitals and center of wine tourism within the region, where you could be amazed by the splendor of the neighboring Andes while delighted by the tasting of some of the best varietals in the area.

Places and attractions to visit: Buenos Aires, Tango night, Nahuel Huapí Lake, Lakes District Argentina - Chile, Andean Crossing, Peulla, Petrohué falls, Santiago de Chile, Mendoza, Chilean and Argentinean wine cellars and vineyards. 


Region: Patagonian Lakes, Vineyards of Argentina and Chile.


Overview

Day 1: BUENOS AIRES. Afternoon sightseeing tour.
Day 2: BUENOS AIRES. Day at leisure. Dinner and Tango Show.
Day 3: BUENOS AIRES – BARILOCHE “Small Circuit” tour.
Day 4: BARILOCHE. Day at leisure.
Day 5: BARILOCHE - ANDEAN CROSSING BY LAKES BARILOCHE - PEULLA (Chile). Navigation through the Nahuel Huapi, Frias and Todos los Santos lakes. Arrival to Peulla.
DAY 06: ANDEAN CROSSING: PEULLA - PUERTO VARAS. Petrohué falls.
DAY 07: PUERTO MONNT - SANTIAGO. Day at your leisure.
DAY 08: SANTIAGO. Santa Rita wine cellars. Day at leisure.
Day 09: SANTIAGO - MENDOZA. Bus to cross The Andes by land into Mendoza.
Day 10: MENDOZA – BUENOS AIRES. Tour among vineyards.
Day 11: BUENOS AIRES. Transfer to the airport to take the flight back or continue with extensions.
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Itineraty Details

Day 1: BUENOS AIRES

Arrive 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 Buenos Aires’ 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.

Day 2: BUENOS AIRES

Day at leisure.

Optional suggested: Full day Gaucho Party tour at the country side or half day Tigre & Paraná delta.

In the evening, Dinner and Tango show
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. The 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 where the main character is Tango.
Overnight.

Day 3: BUENOS AIRES – BARILOCHE

Transfer out to the airport for the flight to Bariloche. Arrival and transfer out to the hotel.
Bariloche is the hub of the Lakes District, a beautiful area of glacial lakes, ancient forests and extinct snow-capped volcanoes.

In the evening, Half day Small Circuit and Campanario Hill tour:
The journey starts in Bariloche and borders the Nahuel HuapĂ­ Lake. About 10 km. and further on, you come to the base of Campanario hill. There, you ride a chair lift, which take you to the top (1.050 m.a.s.l.). From there you will be able to admire one of the most beautiful and fascinating views in this area. Continuing the journey you will enjoy forest and mountains form an ecological zone unique in South America, as well as amazing views of Moreno and the Nahuel HuapĂ­ lakes.
Overnight.

Day 4: BARILOCHE

Day at leisure.

Optional suggested: Half day tour sailing the Nahuel Huapi Lake to Victoria Island and the Arrayanes National Park.
Overnight.

Day 5: BARILOCHE - ANDEAN CROSSING BY LAKES BARILOCHE - PEULLA (Chile)

Breakfast and transfer to the port to start the Andean Crossing, one of the most extraordinary tours and the most picturesque way of traveling from Argentina to Chile. Spectacular navigation through the Nahuel Huapi, Frias and Todos los Santos lakes, all of which located amid Argentina and Chile. Arrival to Peulla, ecological Village, paradise for the nature lovers. Overnight.

DAY 06: ANDEAN CROSSING: PEULLA - PUERTO VARAS

Breakfast and continue to Puerto Varas. Along the way we will stop to visit the Petrohué falls, a spectacle of nature that offers geological formations of volcanic origin that give rise to spectacular water rapid. Overnight.

DAY 07: PUERTO MONNT - SANTIAGO.

Breakfast at the hotel. At scheduled time, transfer to Puerto Montt airport. Board flight to Santiago de Chile. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight.

DAY 08: SANTIAGO.

Breakfast at the hotel.

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 09: SANTIAGO - MENDOZA

Breakfast, and transfer to the bus station to take a bus to cross The Andes by land into Mendoza.
Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 10: MENDOZA – BUENOS AIRES

Breakfast. In the morning, 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 two wineries, where enologists will explain the process of wine making. There will also be a chance of tasting some of the delicious wines.
Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight.

Day 11 BUENOS AIRES

Transfer to the airport to take the flight back 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 Argentinean 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.


AIR TICKET: Flights needed for this itinerary

Buenos Aires / Bariloche / / Puerto Montt / Santiago // Mendoza / Buenos Aires
Flights in South America cost approximately $100 to $250 USD per segment (*Estimate fare subject to reconfirmation upon issuing tickets.).
Covitour can offer special rates on flights for this itinerary.



Included in the cost
  • Seat-in basis services with local English/Spanish speaking guide.
  • Buenos Aires city tour.
  • Dinner and Tango Show.
  • Small Circuit tour in Bariloche.
  • Andean Crossing by lakes.
  • Visit to PetrohuĂ© falls.
  • Visit to wine cellars in Santiago.
  • Andes Cross by land to Mendoza.
  • Tour among vineyards in Mendoza.
  • 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: 3 nights in Buenos Aires, 2 in Bariloche, 1 in Peulla, 1 in Puerto Varas, 2 nights in Santiago and 1 night in Mendoza.
  • VAT and local taxes.
Not Included in the cost
  • National Park Entrance Fees.
  • 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 Ushuaia 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

Buenos Aires: Full day Gaucho Party

Tour at the country side.An opportunity to meet 'gauchos' (cowboys) in their own environment. A ride to the outskirts of the city into the countryside, the 'pampas', cradle of the 'gaucho' and the rich 'gaucho' tradition. Barbecue, wine, popular singing and dancing show, will give visitors an idea about the Gaucho daily life, horse races, etc.

Buenos Aires: Half day Tigre & Paraná delta.

It may be hard to believe that a few minutes away from the chaos of the city, Nature and silence seem to have defeated the piles of concrete and the frenzy of urban life. This visit to Tigre, the gateway to the astonishing Paraná River Delta, will allow us toboard a catamaran boat to discover thousands of islands and islets crisscrossed by rivers and brooks.

Bariloche: Half day tour sailing the Nahuel HuapĂ­ Lake to Victoria Island and the Arrayanes National Park.

The tour begins at Puerto Pañuelo, on the shores of the picturesque LlaoLlao Peninsula. Catamarans leave from this pier towards Victoria Island. Its beautiful natural scenery encloses beautiful attractions. Afterwards, tourists get back on board to head the worldwide famous Bosque de Arrayanes (myrtle forest) may be visited. This tree formation with ancient specimens is unique in the world.

Bariloche: Full day tour to San Martin de los Andes.

On this tour you will enjoy the beautiful road that surrounds the Nahuel HuapĂ­ Lake on the way to the lovely small town: Villa La Angostura. From there on we will start a highly interesting circuit: "The seven lakes circuit". Through a beautiful forest and rocky hills, you will be surprised by the Correntoso, Espejo, Villarino and MachĂłnico lakes. Finally you will be able to admire the beauty of the Lacar Lake and San Martin de los Andes.

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