Day by Day Itinerary
Buenos Aires – Bariloche – Cruce de Lagos – Puerto Varas – Santiago 11 days / 10 nights
Day 1-BUENOS AIRES
Arrival to Buenos Aires. Welcome and transfer to the selected hotel, check in at the hotel. The afternoon is at leisure. Overnight.
Day 2-BUENOS AIRES
After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a half-day guided panoramic City Tour, including Palermo Park, La Recoleta, a stop at Evita Peron’s Tomb, La Boca (Caminito St.) & San Telmo neighborhoods. You will also visit Plaza de Mayo, the grand boulevard of Buenos Aires with its many remarkable buildings and architecture, including the Cabildo (the Town Hall). Casa Rosada (the government’s headquarters and where once, Evita and then President Juan Domingo Peron famously gave speeches from its balcony) the Cathedral, a fantastic work of religious architecture, and the last resting place of Argentina’s independence hero, General San Martin. Return to the Hotel. The afternoon is at leisure for shopping or personal activities. At night you will enjoy a Dinner Tango Show at a typical “Tangueria”
Day 3- BUENOS AIRES
Breakfast at the hotel. Optional free tour to Unicenter Shopping Mall (the largest in Buenos Aires), you will get discount tickets and a buffet-lunch is included at the Jumbo restaurant (drinks are not included).
Return to the hotel and free time. Overnight.
Day 4-BUENOS AIRES- BARILOCHE
Breakfast. Check out from your Hotel and transfer to the airport.
Arrival to Bariloche. Welcome and transfer to the selected hotel, check in at the hotel. In the afternoon, half day excursion “Circuito Chico”, it is approximately 60 kilometers long and begins and ends in San Carlos de Bariloche, following lake Nahuel Huapi’s waterfront along a paved road called Avenida Ezequiel Bustillo. Lake Nahuel Huapi is the largest lake of the whole region. You will discover places of uncommon beauty product of the combination of mountains, lakes and forests. Return to the Hotel. Overnight.
Day 5 & 6 – BARILOCHE
After Breakfast, half day excursion to Victoria Island and the Arrayanes Forest. The island is 11 kilometers away and the boat sails this distance in about 30 minutes. All the way to Puerto Anchorena you will be awed by the color of the water, the Andean peaks and the abundant vegetation. This landscape was transformed by diverse geological phenomena along the course of millions of years. Return to the Hotel – Overnight. Second day at leisure.
Day 7 – BARILOCHE – PUERTO VARAS
Breakfast. Check out from your hotel to begin the Lake Crossing excursion. Arrival to Puerto Montt and transfer to Puerto Varas. Welcome and transfer to the selected hotel, check in at the hotel.
The afternoon is at leisure. Overnight.
Day 8 – PUERTO VARAS-SANTIAGO
After breakfast check out from your hotel and transfer to the airport of Puerto Montt. Arrival to Santiago. Welcome and transfer to the selected hotel, check in at the hotel. The afternoon is at leisure. Overnight.
Day 9 – SANTIAGO
After breakfast morning City Tour in Santiago, the Capital of Chile located in the Central Valley, framed by the majestic Andes Mountain range. This is an important metropolis where French classic architecture is combined with the Barroque and Colonial Spanish architecture with modern tall buildings, including The Club Hípico, O’ Higgins Park, Cerro San Cristobal and Cerro Santa Lucia. Return to the Hotel . Afternoon at leisure.
Day 10 – SANTIAGO
After breakfast, start a full-day excursion to Viña del Mar with lunch included. Start the journey in the morning, through the valleys of Curacaví and Casablanca, to arrive at the port of Valparaiso, a tourist attraction that cannot be missed. We then border the coast on our way to Viña del Mar, also known as the City of Gardens, to have lunch in one of its many restaurants. You will have a chance to visit the Flower Clock, the Viña del Mar Casino, the Seaside Walk, and Reñaca Beach before returning to the Hotel for dinner. Accommodation and overnight.
Day 11 – SANTIAGO
Breakfast. Check out from your hotel and transfer to the airport.
• Entrance fee to National Parks specified above
• Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels
• Meals specified above
• Guidance in English
• International and local airfares
• International and local airport taxes
• Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages
• Personal expenses
• Additional services not specified in above itineraries
Your Patagonia adventure begins in historic Buenos Aires, one of South America’s most gorgeous cities. Check out the nightlife, enjoy a fine meal, and tango the night away before you leave civilization behind and the adventure begins.
On the Argentine side of the legendary lake crossing, San Carlos de Bariloche is one of the most scenic spots in all of South America. It’s a ski town, and many visit in the winter, but the natural beauty of the area is well worth a visit year round.
Cruce de Lagos
Early pioneers crossed the Andes from Argentina to Chile and vice versa via a series of navigable lakes and mule paths. Follow their footsteps in comfort on an unforgettable journey.
Chile’s “City of Roses” is a charming, historic town originally settled by Germans. It’s the perfect place to relax after the lake crossing.
Chile’s sophisticated capital is where your adventure ends in style. Santiago has great culture, cuisine, art and history as well as numerous can’t-miss attractions.