Chile – Lake Crossing – Argentina

Chile – Lake Crossing – Argentina
Santiago – Puerto Varas – Bariloche – Buenos Aires

 9 days / 7 nights

 $2899

Valid   thru 20Dec’16

The Packages Includes: 

  • Round trip airfare to Santiago Chile
  • Local flights in Chile and Argentina

Santiago

  • Round trip transfers hotel airport hotel
  • 2 nights Panamericano Hotel including breakfast
  • Half day City Tour in Santiago

Puerto Varas

  • Round trip transfers hotel airport hotel
  • 1 night Hotel Solace including breakfast
  • Full day Lake Crossing from Puerto Varas to Bariloche **

Bariloche

  • Round trip transfers hotel airport hotel
  • 2 nights Villa Huinid including breakfast

Buenos Aires

  • Round trip transfers hotel airport hotel
  • 2 nights Tryp Hotel Buenos Aires including breakfast
  • Half day City Tour

**This tour can also be done starting in Bariloche to Puerto Varas.

Day 1
Take overnight flight to Santiago.
Day 2

Reception at the Santiago airport and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy a tour of Santiago, viewing the neoclassical Moneda Palace, built in the 18th century and current seat of government, the Plaza de Armas, or main square with its cathedral, the Museum of National History and the Central Post Office, all with very different architectural styles. Continue to the Parque Forestal, based on the Champs d’Elysee in Paris, the Fine Arts Museum and Santa Lucia Hill, where the city was founded in 1541. Continue to the bohemian area of Bellavista and climb San Cristobal Hill for a panoramic view of the city with the Andes Mountains in the background. The tour finishes with a visit to the handicraft village of Los Graneros del Alba (closed Mondays, an alternative is chosen). Overnight in Santiago
Day 3

Fee day at your leisure, full day of touring around Santiago. You may choose from one of the following excursions: Vina del Mar and Valparaiso; Valle Nevado; Isla Negra – Pablo Neruda Museum; Cousińo Macul and Concha y Toro wineries.
Day 4

Transfer to the airport and take the flight to Puerto Montt. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Puerto Varas
Day 5

The tour begins by bus from Puerto Varas, taking the road via Ensenada. On arrival at Petrohue, board the catamaran which takes you across All Saints Lake, also known as Esmeralda Lake, until you reach the tiny village of Peulla. Time to eat lunch (included). The journey continues by vehicle to Puerto Frias in Argentina where a boat takes you to Puerto Alegre. Travel by bus to Puerto Blest. Continue on Lake Nahuel Huapi to Puerto Pańuelo. The last stage of the journey, from here to Bariloche, is done by vehicle.  Overnight in Bariloche
Day 6

Day  free to enjoy Bariloche and its fabulous views of the Andes across the blue waters of Lake Nahuel Huapi. Bariloche and its surrounding area are evergreen forests, snow-capped peaks, deep blue or transparent green lakes, spring flowers and alpine architecture. Overnight in Bariloche
Day 7

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.  At night, you can choose to see an unforgettable tango show (optional) performed by the best dancers and singers, while enjoying a delicious meal. This is the perfect way to leave Buenos Aires, the city of tango. Overnight in Buenos Aires
Day 8

Half day City tour of Buenos Aires, an impressive city that combines the atmosphere of an old European town with the features of a Latin American capital. On this tour, you will come to appreciate its characteristics, its history, its architecture, its culture and its best stories. We will visit the center of the city, San Telmo, La Boca, Puerto Madero and Palermo, with stops in Plaza de Mayo, Caminito and La Recoleta. Tour is done on group basis and may involve wait times picking up other passengers at different hotels. Overnight in Buenos Aires
Day 9

Morning of leisure in Buenos Aires, Note: Hotel check-out is at 12 p.m. Late check-out may be granted the same day, subject to availability. Transfer to airport for international flights back home

Prices available from other cities:
 

San Fancisco  $      2,899
New York  $      2,949
Miami  $      3,029
Denver  $      3,059
Boston  $      3,129
Atlanta  $     3,229


Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include airport fees and departure taxes; the airfare portion of the itinerary price is based on midweek departure. Airport fees and surcharges vary by departure city and destination. Airport fees can add up to $200 to the total package price. Prices will vary according to departure cities and travel dates. Air fares are subject to change without any previous notice. This “tentative online itinerary” serves only as a price guide as all prices are subject to availability and prevailing rates at the time of confirmation and payment.