Active Chile & Argentina

From$1999USD
11 days,Santiago to Buenos Aires
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Hike the mountains perched over Santiago, pedal from winery to winery through wine country near Mendoza, trek from Tucumán to experience the views, soak in the sophistication and energy of Buenos Aires.

Striking the perfect balance between active outdoor adventure and lively nights out on the town, this 11-day sojourn between Santiago and Buenos Aires has a little (okay, a lot) for everyone. Thrillseekers will love hiking the mountains surrounding Santiago, biking between Argentina’s wineries and exploring the mountains of Tucumán on foot. For pleasure-seekers, the big cities promise boundless fun in some of the world’s most dynamic urban settings. The itinerary is always fast-paced and filled with optional activities, but don’t sweat it; there’s always time for a breather and a tall glass of malbec.

What's Included

  • Full-day hike from Santiago. Full-day winery tour by bicycle from Mendoza. Full-day trek from Tucumán.
  • 6 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches. (Allow USD300-345 for meals not included.)
  • Hotels (9 nts), overnight bus (1 nt)
  • Public bus, van, bicycle, hiking, plane, taxi.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 10

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Day 1 Santiago

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Aguas de Ramon (1L)

Full-day guided hike in Aguas de Ramon, with views of the city and the Andes. Return to the city for the evening.

Day 3 Mendoza (1B)

Cross the Andes by bus into Argentina and arrive at Mendoza, in the heart of the wine growing region.

Days 4-5 Mendoza (2B, 1L)

Transfer by van to the winery region outside of Mendoza for a full-day bicycle tour of wineries, including a traditional Argentine lunch. Free day on Day 5 for further optional winery tours or active options outside of the city like horseback riding, rafting (seasonal) or exploring the city on foot.

Day 6 Tucumán

Arrive by overnight bus to Tucumán. Free time for an optional city tour or individual exploration.

Day 7 Tucumán (1L)

Included full-day guided hike through the forests and mountains of Tucumán to appreciate the views and the Yungas before returning to the city.

Days 8-9 Salta (1B)

Travel to Salta by public bus. Free time for optional horseback riding, rafting (seasonal) or exploring the city's cultural and culinary delights on foot.

Day 10 Buenos Aires (1B)

Fly to Buenos Aires. Optional city tour or time for individual exploration. Optional tango show and dinner.

Day 11 Buenos Aires (1B)

Depart at any time.

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