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Santiago to Buenos Aires
11 days
Tour code: SCAA

Highlights

Hike the mountains perched over Santiago, pedal from winery to winery through Mendoza's wine country, trek from Tucumán to experience the views, soak in the sophistication and energy of Buenos Aires.

Striking the perfect balance between active outdoor adventure and lively nights out on the town, this 11-day sojourn between Santiago and Buenos Aires has a little (okay, a lot) for everyone. Thrillseekers will love hiking the mountains surrounding Santiago, biking between Argentina’s wineries, and exploring the mountains of Tucumán on foot. For pleasure-seekers, the big cities promise boundless fun in some of the world’s most dynamic urban settings. The itinerary is always fast-paced and filled with optional activities, but don’t sweat it; there’s always time for a breather and a tall glass of malbec.

What's included?

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Meals

6 breakfasts, 3 lunches

Transport

Public bus, van, bicycle, hiking, plane, taxi.

Accommodation

Hotels (9 nts), overnight bus (1 nt)

Included activities

Your Foodie Moment: Bike and Winery Guided Tour, Luján de Cuyo. Hike from Santiago (full-day). Winery tour by bicycle from Mendoza (full-day). Trek from Tucumán. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Itinerary

Day 1
Santiago
Arrive at any time.

Included activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

Optional activities:

  • Bellavista Neighbourhood Visit
  • Day trip to Valparaiso
  • Day Trip to Isla Negra
Day 2
Santiago
Full-day guided hike in Aguas de Ramon, with views of the city and the Andes. Return to the capital for the evening.

Transport: Private Vehicle, Private Vehicle

Included activities: Guided Hike

Meals: lunch

Day 3
Santiago - Mendoza
Cross the Andes by bus into Argentina and arrive in Mendoza, the heart of the wine growing region.

Transport: Local bus, Local bus

Included activities: Border Crossing (Chile - Argentina)

Meals: breakfast

Day 4
Mendoza
Transfer by van to the winery region outside of Mendoza for a full-day bicycle tour of the wineries and enjoy an included traditional Argentine lunch. Free time for further optional winery tours or active options outside of the city like horseback riding, rafting (seasonal) or exploring the city on foot.

Transport: Private Vehicle, Private Vehicle

Included activities: Bike and Winery Guided Tour

Meals: breakfastlunch

Day 5
Mendoza - San Miguel de Tucumán
Explore Mendoza at leisure.

Transport: Overnight bus

Optional activities:

  • Whitewater Rafting Mendoza
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding

Meals: breakfast

Day 6
San Miguel de Tucumán
Arrive in Tucumán by overnight bus. Free time for an optional city tour or individual exploration.
Day 7
San Miguel de Tucumán
Enjoy an included guided hike through the forests and mountains of Tucumán to appreciate the views and the Yungas before returning to the city.

Transport: Local bus, Local bus

Included activities: Tucumán Guided Hike

Meals: lunch

Day 8
San Miguel de Tucumán - Salta
Travel to Salta by public bus. Free time for optional horseback riding, rafting (seasonal) or exploring the city's cultural and culinary delights on foot.

Transport: Local bus

Optional activities:

  • Whitewater Rafting Salta
  • Peña Folklore Show
  • Horseback Riding and BBQ

Meals: breakfast

Day 9
Salta
Enjoy free time in Salta. Try some of the local food or explore the area.

Optional activities:

  • Horseback Riding and BBQ
  • Whitewater Rafting Salta
  • Peña Folklore Show
Day 10
Salta - Buenos Aires
Fly to Buenos Aires for the last night. Optional city tour or time for individual exploration. Opt to go to a tango show and dinner.

Transport: Plane

Optional activities:

  • San Telmo Visit
  • La Boca Neighbourhood Visit
  • Tango Dinner Show

Meals: breakfast

Day 11
Buenos Aires
Depart at any time. Booking pre- or post-accommodation is highly recommended to fully experience this vibrant city.

Included activities: Departure Day

Meals: breakfast

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