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Chile & Argentina Tour - 14 Days/11 Nights
Discover the excitement and history of two of South America's culturally diverse cities, on two different oceans. Appreciate the richness that the European settlers brought to the New World superimposed on the ancient society of the Andean peoples. Explore the natural wonders of Patagonia as you cross the Andes Mountains and surrounding glacier fed lakes, refreshed by the solitude.
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Chile & Argentina Tour - 14 Days/11 Nights

Santiago de Chile

Santiago de Chile

Vina del Mar

Osorno Volcano

Osorno Volcano

Lake-Nahuel - Huapi

Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires

Extended Customized Tours
DAY 1
Today:
Board overnight flight to Santiago de Chile.

DAY 2
Today's visit:
Arrive in Santiago, Chile's capital. Enjoy the spectacular views of modern skyscrapers against the backdrop of the rugged Andes. Overnight in Santiago.

DAY 3
Today's tour:
Take a city tour to see the Church of San Francisco, the oldest colonial building in Chile. Continue through streets suggesting their former aristocratic glory to Plaza de Armas, where there is always something happening, the Town Hall and San Cristobal Hill for the best view of the city and the Andes. Overnight in Santiago. Breakfast included.

DAY 4
Today's highlights:
Travel to Valparaiso, Chile's cultural capital, to see the vibrant community of artists and their work. Walk through the labyrinth of streets and narrow cobblestone alleyways. Journey on to the resort town of Vina del Mar, the garden city, also know for it's long white sand white beaches. Overnight in Santiago. Breakfast included.

DAY 5
Today's tour:
Catch your transfer to the airport and board your flight to Puerto Montt. Travel to Puerto Varas, settled by Germans in Patagonia, to check in to your hotel. In the afternoon, continue to the German town of Frutillar enjoying the wonderful views of picturesque Lake Lianquihue and regal Osorno Volcano along the way. Overnight in Puerto Varas. Breakfast included.

DAY 6
Today's visit:
Climb aboard the ferry to Chiloe Island, the largest island off the coast of Chile, to reach the two ports of Dalcahue and Castro, the capital, where you will be captivated by the mix of indigenous and European cultures. Overnight in Puerto Varas. Breakfast and lunch included.

DAY 7
Today's highlights:
Head through Vicente Perez Rosales National Park to enjoy the beauty of Petrohue Falls at the base of Osorno Volcano, one of Chile's most active glacier topped volcanos and then set sail on All Saints Lake to arrive at Peulla, a hub for hiking, climbing and canopy exploration. Overnight in Peulla. Breakfast and lunch included.

DAY 8
Today's visit:
Journey to Puerto Frias on the Argentina border, where you will sail on Lake Nahuel Huapito to Puerto Panuelo, the lake crossing route to Chile and continue to Bariloche to ascend to the top of Mount Campanario and enjoy the pristine splendor of the Patagonian landscape. Overnight in Bariloche. Breakfast and lunch included.

DAY 9
Today's tour:
Discover the magnificence of the national parks surrounding Bariloche, passing by Lake Nahuel Huapi, Huemul Peninsula and Manzano Port. Take time to appreciate the beauty of Villa La Angostura and San Martin de Los Andes. Returning via the Cordoba Pass to Bariloche gives you an excellent opportunity to take in more of Patagonia's dramatic terrain. Overnight in Bariloche. Breakfast and lunch included.

DAY 10
Today:
Transfer to the airport to board your plane for Buenas Aires. You have free time to explore this cosmopolitan World Alpha city known as the Paris of the South because of the French architecture. In the evening there is a traditional dinner and tango show in San Telmo, Buenos Aires oldest barrio, characterized by colonial buildings, cobblestone streets and lots of cafes, antique shops and tango parlours. Overnight in Buenos Aires. Breakfast and dinner included.

DAY 11
Today's visit:
On the city tour, you will see the Plaza de Mayo, the Metropolitan Cathedral, a visit to San Telmo district and Recoleta, the most fashionable district, noted for its mix of 19th century French architecture and modern buildings. The Recoleta Cementary holds the remains of many of Argentina's historic figures including Evita Peron. Overnight in Buenos Aires. Breakfast included.

DAY 12
Today:
Enjoy a full day to explore Buenos Aires at your leisure. Overnight in Buenos Aires. Breakfast included.

DAY 13-14
Tour Ends:
Transfer to the airport for your flight home. Breakfast included.
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