Active Chile & Argentina

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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.

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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

  • Hike from Santiago (full-day)
  • Winery tour by bicycle from Mendoza (full-day)
  • Trek from Tucumán (full-day)
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 6 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches. (Allow USD300-345 for meals not included.)
  • Public bus, van, bicycle, hiking, plane, taxi.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 10
  • Hotels (9 nts), overnight bus (1 nt)

Day 1Santiago

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Santiago(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 3Santiago/Mendoza(1B)

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

Day 4Mendoza(1B, 1L)

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

Day 5Mendoza/San Miguel de Tucumán(1B)

Explore Mendoza at leisure.

Day 6San Miguel de Tucumán

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

Day 7San Miguel de Tucumán(1L)

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

Day 8San Miguel de Tucumán/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 9Salta

Enjoy free time in Salta. Try some of the local food or explore the area.

Day 10Salta/Buenos Aires(1B)

Fly to Buenos Aires for the last night. Optional city tour or time for individual exploration. Opt to go to a tango show and dinner.

Day 11Buenos Aires(1B)

Depart at any time. It is highly recommend booking pre- or post-accommodation to fully explore this vibrant city.

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