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ARGENTINA & CHILE: ACROSS THE CONTINENT

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Price: $1060 Per Person
Duration: 8 D - 7 N

Buenos Aires – Mendoza – Santiago de Chile

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Itinerary:

DAY 01: BUENOS AIRES | INC: -

Arrival in Buenos Aires, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to your hotel. Free day to enjoy the city and go shopping in malls and craft markets.

DAY 02: BUENOS AIRES (City Tour – Tango Show with dinner) | INC: B/D

After breakfast pick up from your hotel lobby for a City Tour of Buenos Aires. A trip that will allow you to discover all the magic of the Argentina's capital. The tour includes a visit to the neighborhoods of Recoleta and Palermo, with their beautiful parks and architecture, Teatro Colon (one of the 5 biggest opera houses in the world), Plaza de Mayo, the Main Cathedral, the Avenida de Mayo, the Congress building and several other sights of historical and architectural importance. We complete this tour in the Old San Telmo neighborhood, the place of residence of the aristocracy until the late XIX, and El Caminito street in the La Boca neighborhood - one of the oldest and most eclectic parts of the city. The tour includes 2 stops at the Plaza de Mayo and El Caminito. Free time in the afternoon. At night you will experience a dinner-tango show at Voz Tango or Sabor a Tango one of the traditional tango venues of Buenos Aires- transfers are included. Includes: Opcional Tango lessons, 3 steps Menu and free beverages. (Water, soda, beer , red and White wine)

DAY 03: BUENOS AIRES (Tigre & Delta Tour) | INC: B

Breakfast. Pick up from your Hotel Lobby to leave Buenos Aires City heading for the town of Tigre, one hour away, where we will board a tourist boat to navigate along Delta and its islands. The life of the "isleños" (people who live on the islands of the Delta) is very special. We will learn about their customs, culture and ways of life. On the way back to Buenos Aires city we will drive by the elegant residences of the well-off, located in the northern suburbs, and the San Isidoro neighborhood. Additionally, you will also get a glimpse of the Presidential Residence (Quinta de Olivos) as we pass it by. Afternoon at leisure.

DAY 04: BUENOS AIRES / MENDOZA | INC: B

Breakfast and transfer Transfer to the airport for your flight to Mendoza. Reception at the airport. Transfer to your Hotel. Accommodation.

DAY 05: MENDOZA (Wine tour) | INC: B/L

Breakfast. This morning we will start by meeting our host for the day which is a guide specialized in wines who will take us on our journey. We start out trip by passing through the central oasis of agriculture and after we visit a selected winery. While at the winery, we willlearn about all of the day to day operations and enjoy a degustation of wines. The guide will tell us about the distinct varieties of wine from the region and the processesused in cultivation of the vineyards. We will also learn about the classification of vines and theirrigation methods. Half way through the day we will visit the third winery and have atraditional lunch during which we learn about the technical sides of wine through adegustation. The guide will explain to us details about the importance of the cork in the bottleand the use of the wine cups when trying the wine. Here you will have the option to visit a winery after lunch. At the end of the day, you will be taken back to your hotel.

DAY 06: MENDOZA / SANTIAGO DE CHILE (City Tour) | INC: B

Breakfast. Discover the classic attractions of Santiago, the Chilean capital on a 3-hour guided tour. Situated in the country’s central valley, and home to 7 million people, Santiago’s rapid economic growth has made it one of South America’s most developed cities. Its unique urban environment artfully unites classic and modern. Experience Chile ‘s rich cultural heritage through the city’s monuments, including the Plaza de Armas (the main square), Santa Lucia Hill, La Moneda (the Government Palace), the Post Office, Club Hipico (Riding Club) and the Santiago Metropolitan Cathedral.Head to Cerro San Cristobal, a hill rising nearly 1,000 feet above Santiago in the city’s largest park. Atop the hill you’ll find a church as well as a stunning 72-foot-tall statue of the Virgin Mary. Visit the Orient Sector, the most modern part of Santiago, and see its impressive high-rise buildings and classy boulevards. During the tour you'll have time enjoy lunch at a choice of locations, such as the Central Market, where you might choose to try some fresh seafood, or the Shopping Center, whereyou can combine a quick lunch with some shopping at the more than 300 well-known International stores. Please note that the cost of lunch is not included in the tour price.

DAY 07: SANTIAGO DE CHILE (Tour to Maipo Valley and Undurraga Winery) | INC: B

Breakfast. About 45 minutes from Santiago city, we will know one of the most important places in the Central Area, the Maipo Valley, where is located The Undurraga Winery, with its five generation history that impregnate the place, its family park, the modern winery factory and its incredible romantics subterranean wine cellars where we share a wine glass with some of the best reserve wine from the winery. Wine Tasting included. Later, in the Coast way we will take pleasure in Pomaire where we will have a direct contact with the Chilean tradition and customs, in this little and picturesque town the handcraft in clay express their people life style.

DAY 08: SANTIAGO DE CHILE – END OF THE TOUR | INC: B

Breakfast. Check out and transfer to the airport.

RATES INCLUDE:

3 nights in Buenos Aires

2 nights in Mendoza

2 nights in Santiago de Chile

Accommodation at selected hotels with breakfasts.

All transfers, visits and excursions on regular basis.

Local English-speaking guides are included on the tours.

Meals mentioned.

RATES DO NOT INCLUDE:

National Parks Entrance Fees

Domestic air tickets.

International departure airport tax

Personal expenses, beverages in meals.

Tips for transfers, guides or waitress.

Services not mentioned.