Sample the food, wine and sophistication of Buenos Aires, Explore the lakes, volcanoes, hot springs and forests of the Lake District, Wander the streets and sample the wines in Santiago.
Get elevated on a mountain hike in upper Patagonia and chow down on sizzling steaks and fresh seafood. You’ll stick to public bus and budget accommodation, which not only keeps costs down but also gives you a chance to really meet the locals. Take an optional winery tour and drink in Chilean spirit or chill out under bright city lights. This tour is all about flexibility, offering up a number of excursions and free time to explore on your own. Watch a passionate demonstration of Tango or dance the night away in throbbing disco and choose your own adventure.
- No included excursions in this leg of the Great South American Journey.
- (Allow USD 300-360 for meals not included.)
- Simple hotels (10 nts), Buses (2 nts).
- Public bus.
- Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
- Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10.
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This trip also runs in reverse from Santiago to Buenos Aires. See Southern Sojourn—Santiago to Buenos Aires
Day 1 Buenos Aires
Arrive at any time
Day 2-5 Nightbus/Bariloche
Overnight bus to Bariloche. Optional activities include biking, rafting or hiking, or free time to explore the city and sample the local artisan chocolate.
Day 6-7 Puerto Varas
Travel by bus across the Andes to Puerto Varas, Chile. Optional boat tours on the lake, day-trips to Chiloé Island or free time to enjoy the scenery and explore.
Day 8-10 Pucón
Bus journey to Pucón. Optional activities include rafting, hiking, hot springs or a climb up the nearby Villarica Volcano.
Day 11-12 Nightbus/Santiago
Travel by overnight bus to Santiago. Optional winery visits, city tour or day trips to Valparaíso or Viña del Mar.
Day 13 Santiago
Depart at any time.