From the glacier’s slick and undulating surface to the thin grass blades of the Patagonian pampas, the plump grapes of Chilean vineyards to the echoing sounds of tango in Buenos Aires, your customizable Argentina, and Chile itinerary offers ecstasy for adventurers and luxury for comfort seekers, for an unparalleled in-depth journey of landscape and culture. Watch as icebergs calve away from soaring glacial walls. Bask in the pristine panorama of breathtaking mountains. Indulge in succulent aromas...
Buenos Aires – Urban Explorers’ Delight
Buenos Aires is a city of passion and movement, discovery, and charm. The high rises connote the familiar image of modernity, looming over neo-classical architectural designs of celebrated streets and neighborhoods in which locals and visitors reminisce of a city once referred to as the Paris of South America. A herbaceous aroma emanates from the sycamore trees lining the tranquil, elegant avenues of the Recoleta district as the sounds of tango enrich the colorful corrugated houses of the La Boca neighborhood.
Your flight lands at Ministro Pistarini International Airport, where your private transfer greets you upon your arrival. Vibrant dresses, suits, and handbags fill the display windows along the arcades of Calle Florida. The pedestrian-friendly promenade fills with the aroma of freshly brewed coffee with steamed milk and dulce de leche sandwiched between delicate shortbread cookies. You settle into the comforts of your luxurious accommodation located in the heart of the city with a view of the endless movement and life of the streets.
Buenos Aires – Adventurous Buenos Aires
El Calafate – Near the Glacier Rim
El Calafate – Walking on Ice
Torres del Paine – Over the Patagonian Ridges
Torres del Paine – At the Heart of Torres del Paine
Torres del Paine – Hike To Reach Paine Towers
Torres del Paine – Thrills on Horseback
Rosario Valley – Traveling the Wine Country
Casablanca Valley – Journey of the Vine
Valparaíso – Excursion to the Sea
Santiago – Explore the Capital before Departure
- Journey to the top of Perito Moreno Glacier with a guide during a private ice walk and fascinating scenic tour of Los Glaciares National Park
- Delight in a thrilling excursion through Patagonia, from El Calafate to Torres del Paine National Park, for an in-depth journey across the Andes Mountains
- Indulge in the passionate embrace and unique footwork of the tango while enjoying a private lesson in Buenos Aires, the birthplace of tango
- Relish the thrill of a horseback ride along the Patagonian pampas of Chile inside Torres del Paine National Park
- Trek across secluded trails for exceptional landscape, untouched wildlife, and unforgettable panoramas as you journey to the base of Paine Towers
- Revel in the pristine view of the reflective surface water of Lake Pehoé, which mirrors the surrounding mountains
- Embrace the cool breeze and distinctive landscape of the Casablanca Valley on a cycling and vineyard tour to sample the celebrated wines of the region
- Explore the elegant streets of Viña del Mar to find artifacts of indigenous peoples located inside the Fonck Museum of Archaeology and Natural History
- Bask in the delicious pleasures of a traditional Patagonian barbecue hosted by Chilean gauchos
- Visit the former home of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda for an captivating perspective into his life, perfect for the literary adventurer
Argentina and Chile offer excitement and relaxation, exploration and discovery during your 12-day excursion from Buenos Aires to Santiago, by way of Patagonia. The unparalleled thrills begin with your arrival in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. Your private transfer greets you at Ministro Pistarini International Airport and escorts you to a gorgeous hotel in the heart of the city’s eclectic and elegant neighborhoods. The following morning, your guide greets you in the hotel lobby, eager to escort you on an in-depth tour of the diverse neighborhoods of the city offering a variety of ambiance and culture. In the afternoon, you meet your private instructor for an adventure into the history of dance in Buenos Aires embodied in the moves of tango.
Your private transfer escorts you from the hotel to the airport for your flight to El Calafate in Patagonia. The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy the charm of the town and the beauty of the landscape along the shores of Lake Argentino. Then, you take a ferry with your guide across the waters of Lake Argentino to view the ice walls of Perito Moreno Glacier. Enjoy an ice walk along the vast, undulating glacial body to view the details of the surface. Follow the trails around Los Glaciares National Park before returning to El Calafate.
Your private transfer meets you at the hotel the next day and leads you on an exciting, scenic adventure through Argentina’s Patagonia to cross the border into Chile. Travel over the Andes to see snowcapped peaks and reflective lakes before reaching the comforts of your secluded alpine resort in Torres del Paine National Park. Bask in the majesty of the untouched landscape the next three days. Follow the trails through the national park at your leisure to discover lookouts to iridescent glacial lakes or wander through beech forests. Venture to the base of the Paine Towers or horseback ride along the banks of Las Chinas River.
Your private transfer escorts you to Punta Arenas for your flight to Santiago. Continue to a luxury vineyard and manor located in the Rosario Valley for a sense of seclusion and comfort among lush vines. Mount a bike for a cycling tour of neighboring Casablanca Valley. The adventure leads you to a variety of boutique vineyards and celebrated wineries that brought the region to the forefront of world-renowned wines. Then, you wander along the elegant streets and historical museums of Viña del Mar and the hillside homes of Valparaiso overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Your private transfer greets you at the hotel on the final day and escorts you to Santiago, the capital of Chile. Take the time to explore the monuments and daily life of the artistic city before you reach Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport for your flight home.
$3,895 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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