Chile & Argentina Group Tour

Join the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce on their Grand Tour of South America. Visit Santiago, taste the wines of Odfjell Boutique Vineyard and relax in Puerto Varas. Space is limited, so contact Natalie today to get in on this fabulous once in a lifetime adventure!

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Highlights
  • Explore Chile and Argentina with a group of like-minded people
  • Soak in the culture and heritage of Santiago and its Los Dominicos Handicraft Market
  • Taste wine at the prestigious Odfjell Boutique Vineyard
  • Fill up on delicious traditional Chilean cuisine
  • Relax in Patagonia's best-kept secret spots
Details

Tour Date:
September 22 – October 4, 2019

Tour Pricing:
CA$4220 – Land only Package (does not include airfare or travel insurance)
CA$5630 – Full Package (includes airfare and travel insurance)

Prices are per person based on double occupancy. A single supplement is available

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Day 1: Welcome to Chile!

Upon arrival at Santiago International Airport, we will be met by a local representative who will escort us on a private transfer to our hotel.

After we drop off our luggage, we will experience one of the most developed cities in South America on a half-day city tour or Santiago. This tour will be approximately 4 hours and will allow us to see many of Santiago’s most important landmarks.

After the tour we will return to our hotel to get ready for our welcome dinner. We will meet our guide in the lobby for our private transfer to the restaurant for our welcome dinner which includes a starter, main course, dessert and a glass of wine. We will return to the hotel after the meal.

 

 

Day 2: Maipo Valley

After our buffet breakfast at the hotel, we will be taken on a full-day trip into the foothills of the Andes Mountains to the Maipo Valley, a popular weekend spot for Santiaguinos.

We will visit the Odfjell Boutique Vineyard in the afternoon for a guided tasting, cooking class, lunch, and a tour of their modern winery. You will have a chance to shop in the winery’s boutique before we head back to Santiago for the evening.

Dinner is on your own tonight, but our guides will be able to show you all their favourite places to eat.

Day 3: Santiago - Puerto Varas

After our buffet breakfast at the hotel, our guide will meet us in the lobby to escort us to our waiting vehicle for our direct transfer to Santiago’s Arturo Merino Benitez Airport where we will board a flight to Puerto Montt (not included).

When we arrive at Puerto Montt’s airport, we will meet our local guide who will escort us to our hotel in Puerto Varas. Along the way, we will explore Puerto Montt, starting from the highest point of the area.

Lunch and dinner are on your own today.

Day 4: Bariloche

After a buffet breakfast at our hotel, we will depart Puerto Varas and travel along the border of the Llanquihue Lake.

Today is a travel day through beautiful landscapes and across sparkling lakes.

At the end of the day, we will arrive at Puerto Pañuelo´s port and have a private transfer to our hotel.

Lunch and dinner are on your own today.

Day 5: Bariloche

A buffet breakfast will be served at our hotel before we set out on a half-day adventure to help us learn about the surrounding areas, its lakes and history. We will explore Patagonia’s best-kept secret spots. difficulty level is low, and requires a basic fitness level.

Lunch and dinner are on your own today.

Day 6: Bariloche

Buffet breakfast served at hotel’s restaurant.

Enjoy some of Argentina’s most attractive scenery on half-day sightseeing tour of Bariloche. Few places blend nature with rich greens and gentle blues in a myriad of streams and lakes framed by snow-capped peaks and lightly-clouded skies. Visit Llao Llao peninsula, beautiful López Bay, the Cerro Campanario chairlift, which offers spectacular views of the valley, and downtown Bariloche.

Lunch and dinner are on your own today.

Day 7: Iguazu Falls

Buffet breakfast at our hotel before a private transfer to the local airport.

Our flight to Iguazu will take us to the next portion of our adventure. On arriving at Puerto Iguazu Airport, we will be welcomed by our local host and transferred to our hotel.

Lunch and dinner are on your own today.

Day 8: Iguazu Falls - Buenos Aires

Buffet breakfast served at hotel’s restaurant.

Enjoy a full-day visit to the Argentine side of the Iguazu Falls National Park. This side of park was created in 1934 and covers around 123,5000 acres (50,000 hectares), offering unique contact with nature as you get within a few steps from the thundering cascades.

Time required: 1.15 hrs. Difficulty: low, no stairs. Lower Trail: a 1.6km-walk (1.2 miles) provides a view from below and around the falls. Time required: two hours. Difficulty: moderate, with stairs.

Buffet lunch at La Selva restaurant.

After lunch, we will be transferred from our hotel to Puerto Iguazu airport  where our local host assists us with our flight check-in.

Flight to Buenos Aires

Upon arrival at Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery local airport (AEP), you will be met by your local guide and a private vehicle to drive you to your hotel.

Dinner is on your own.

Day 9: Buenos Aires

Buffet breakfast served at our hotel’s restaurant.

Today we will have a half day walking tour through Buenos Aires’ most elegant districts and at its heart is Alvear Avenue, home to some of the most exclusive buildings, hotels and boutiques in town, including the Four Seasons and its Alzaga Unzue Mansion; the Brazilian Embassy, a building that took almost 20 years to be built and borrowed details from the Palais Fontainebleau in France; the French Embassy, a beautiful example of the Belle Époque style and, of course, the Alvear Palace Hotel. Along its main avenue, guests can drop by the many luxury brand stores that have set up shop.

Lunch and dinner are on your own today.

Day 10: Buenos Aires

Buffet breakfast served at our hotel’s restaurant.

Today we will explore some of the most recognizable landmarks in the southern part of Buenos Aires, also know as the Paris of the South. This four-hour sightseeing tour will teach us about the history and culture of the city as we take in the most significant spots.

Lunch is on your own today.

In the evening, we will be treated to dinner and a Tango show!

After the show, we will have a private transfer back to our hotel.

Day 11: Buenos Aires

Buffet breakfast served at our hotel’s restaurant.

In due time, transfer from the hotel to Buenos Aires International airport (Ezeiza). Local guide and a private vehicle.

Or, you can take one of our two extensions. See tour notes for more information.

Included
  • International airfare from Winnipeg, return, with Air Canada
  • Transportation by private vehicle with local English-speaking guide
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathrooms
  • Excursions and services listed above
  • Entrance fees for scheduled sightseeing
  • Taxes and service charges
  • Domestic flights
Not Included
  • Travel insurance - highly recommended
  • Gratuities for guides, drivers and hotel staff
  • Extras at hotels (laundry, telephone calls, tips, etc)
  • Any other items not mentioned above
  • Items of a personal nature
Tour Notes

Optional Extensions:
Easter Island – From CA$2500 per person
– Estimate total of 6 days
– Buffet breakfast every morning
– Private transfers
– One full day and two half day excursions

Cape Horn 5 day cruise – From US$2480
– Depart from Ushuaia
– Seven excursions
– All meals, open bar, entertainment

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