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Chile, Argentina - Wine and Gourmet

(16 Days)

Santiago de Chile | Temuco | Villarica | Valdivia | Puerto Varas | Bariloche | Mendoza | Buenos Aires

Day Routing
01 Santiago de Chile

Arrival in Santiago de Chile. Dinner at gourmet restaurant Boragó.

02 Santiago de Chile

City tour inclusive visit of the Pre-Columbian museum, lunch will be served at restaurant El Galeón at Mercado Central. Guests enjoy a wine tasting at the “Bocanáriz” winebar in the Lastarria neighbourhood. Dinner at the famous restaurant Raúl Correa & Familia.

03 Santiago de Chile

Excursion to the Maipo Valley and visit of the vineries Santa Rita and De Martino inclusive wine tasting (tour & wine tasting on seat-in basis). Lunch at the “Doña Paula” restaurant at the vineyard Santa Rita. Dinner at restaurant Como Agua para Chocolate.

04 Santiago de Chile - Temuco

Flight to Temuco, located in the Araucaría region in southern Chile. Dinner at restaurant Pura Carne.

05 Temuco - Pucón - Villarica

Full day excursion to visit the Mapuche community Curarrehue and the hot springs Termas de Huife. Dinner at restaurant Ana Maria in Pucón. Overnight in Villarica.

06 Villarica - Valdivia

Transfer to Valdivia. City walk and boat ride to the fortress Corral. Lunch will be served on route on a small island. Dinner at restaurant “Las Terrazas” in Valdivia.

07 Valdivia - Puerto Varas

Transfer from Valdivia to Puerto Varas. On the way visit of Frutillar, Puerto Octay and the Museo Colonial with its exhibits on the first settlers’ history. Continue to Puerto Varas at Lago Llanquihue. Cooking show at “Senda Romahue” restaurant with dinner.

08 Puerto Varas

Full day excursion to the island Chiloé with Caulín bay and oyster tasting, Ancud and the penguin colony. Lunch of “Curanto” at “Bahía Puñihuil” restaurant.

09 Puerto Varas - San Carlos de Bariloche

Transfer from your hotel in Puerto Varas to Villa Angostura on the Argentinian side. On the way, stop at the Termas d Puyehue. Use of the thermal baths and lunch.

10 San Carlos de Bariloche

Half day excursion “Circuito Chico” with lake excursion and visit of the Llao Llao Peninsula. Ascend with cable car to Campanario Hill. Dinner at the hotel.

11 San Carlos de Bariloche - Mendoza

Flight to Mendoza which possesses 70% of the vineyards of the country and same percentage of wine production. Transfer to the hotel.

12 Mendoza

Full day `Make your own wine & cooking class´ at Norton winery inclusive lunch. Guests enjoy cooking like a local and learn the ingredients and care that goes in to the preparation of traditional cuisine.

13 Mendoza

Full day winery tour inclusive wine tasting and lunch at a local winery. Depart to Mendoza's agricultural oasis where you have the opportunity to visit two different vineyards to understand the complete wine making process enjoying a wine tasting.

14 Mendoza - Buenos Aires

Flight to Buenos Aires, one of the 10 most important metropolises in the world and the centre of the political, economic and intellectual life of the country. It is also the most elegant and busy city in South America. City tour to visit the main sights and lunch at a steak restaurant in Puerto Madero.

15 Buenos Aires

Full day visit Estancia El Ombú de Areco. Asado (BBQ) served with fine Argentine wines. Short cooking class to learn how to make empanadas. Return to Buenos Aires. Dinner and tango show at Rojo Tango (without guide).

16 Buenos Aires

End of the roundtrip. Transfer to the airport and individual departure.