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Chile and Argentina Explorer

Explore Chile and Argentina’s cultural and natural environments on this exciting 9-day adventure!

 

 

Santiago, Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas, Bariloche, Buenos Aires

Walking, Hiking, Lakes Crossing, Kayaking

8 Adventure People

9 Days

Explore Chile and Argentina’s cultural and natural environments on this exciting 9-day adventure! From the wineries of Santiago, the Lakes District of Southern Chile, the majestic mountains of the Andes range, to the steamy tango joints in Buenos Aires, this trip offers a lively taste of South America. Explore Chile’s Lakes District and embark on what is considered one of the most scenic ferry cruises in the world to Bariloche. Build up a sweat hiking in Nahuel Huapi National Park and discover off-the-beaten-path places only accessible by water. A paradise for lovers of the outdoors, Chile and Argentina are home to some of the most impressive vistas in South America.

2022 Travel Club Trip Dates

November 19-27, 2022    $3275

Want Your Own Room?  Single Supplement is $720

 

 

Adventure Highlights

  • Discover Santiago, the vivid capital of Chile, and learn about its eventful past then taste the wine which it is most famous.
  • Visit the southernmost city on the Chilean continent before the land splits into a maze of islands and fjords.
  • Enjoy one of the most scenic ferry cruises in the world and the only water passage through the Andes mountain range.
  • Go hiking and kayaking in Nahuel Huapi National Park, an area with glacial lakes surrounded by the Andes Mountains.
  • Discover Bariloche, known for its Swiss alpine-style architecture and its chocolate.
  • Experience an unforgettable night of dinner and sensuous dance performances at one of the best tango houses in Buenos Aires.

About Our Travel Partner

Our travel partner for this tour, Say Hueque, is the first travel company in Argentina to compensate for all the CO2 emissions you’ll make during your trip when traveling by land. They are partnered with South Pole Group, one of the most reputable organizations on Climate Change actions, to make sure that those resources go directly to the projects that are working to reduce our carbon footprints on our planet. 

In addition, they are also leading the plant a tree experience, where they invite you to plant a native tree during your trip to Iguazu, Bariloche, and El Calafate, helping to reforest the Iguazu, one of the 200  protected ecoregions in the world, and save the home of their native jaguar. It will also help to save the Bariloche, a unique fusion of two ecosystems (the Patagonian steppe and the forest), and the Bosque Andino in Patagonico in El Calafate. 

Other actions they’ve taken to become the most sustainable tour operator in Argentina includes plastic-free tours, helping travelers connect with local businesses, including transportation and accommodations.  They are also one of 116 travel organizations, companies, and professionals who have signed the Tourism Declares Climate Emergency and the Guiding Principles of Future of Tourism, which is a group of six NGO’s that work together to promote a new conscious on the change our industry needs.

Is This Trip Right For You?

  • The day we cross the lakes from Puerto Varas to San Carlos de Bariloche will include a combination of public and private transportation and will be a very long travel day (approximately 13 hours), but the ferry ride is considered one of the most scenic in the world.
  • There are a few days on this tour where you can expect to walk 3-4 hours per day.
  • In Bariloche we will be doing day hikes and kayaking as a group. Depending on the energy of the group we can decide which hikes to do together or you can opt to relax if you don’t want to hike.
  • You will have the option to choose some activities that are not included as part of the tour. Please note that we cannot be held responsible for any injury or loss that occurs through activities that are booked in your destination.
  • It’s a good idea to learn as many Spanish words as you can. Locals are very friendly, but can be shy, so you’ll need to make an effort to break the ice. It’s a great way to show respect and involve yourself in their culture.

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Trip Includes

  • English, Spanish-Speaking Guides
  • All meals indicated in the itinerary
  • Comfort Level (3-4 star) accommodations w/ breakfast
  • All transfers listed in the itinerary
  • Lake crossing ticket – Puerto Varas to Bariloche
  • Final Dinner & Tango Show in Buenos Aires
  • Half-Day Santiago Walking Tour
  • Chilean Wine Experience
  • Visit Puerto Montt’s Anglemo Craft Village & Fish Market
  • Entrance Fee at Nahuel Huapi National Park
  • Kayaking Tour at Lake Guiterrez

Trip Excludes

  • International or Domestic Flights (estimated $150 for domestic flights)
  • Airport taxes and excess baggage fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverages & Meals not specified
  • Optional Activities
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses

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