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Chile and Argentina Explorer
Santiago, Patagonia, Mendoza and Buenos Aires
There are very few destinations in the world that match Argentina and Chile's unique combination of vibrant culture, urban epicurean adventures and incredible natural landscapes. This amazing itinerary ranges from the food and tango obsessed streets of Buenos Aires, undoubtedly one of the world's coolest cities, to the granite peaks of Torres del Paine in Chilean Patagonia with a well-deserved stop in the beautiful Argentinian wine-capitol of Mendoza for a perfectly well-rounded trip. We've created this itinerary with an intentional slow pace so that you have time to really get to know the destinations before moving on. Food, wine and trekking...sign us up!
You'll start the trip in a beautiful boutique hotel in the cosmopolitan city of Santiago, the perfect place to get your bearings before heading out to the stunning vistas of Patagonia and a stay in an eco-lux camp located in one of the world's most beautiful national parks. Each day is spent adventuring on foot, horseback or in a 4WD accompanied by expert local guides to explain the region's unique wildlife and natural history. You'll follow up the great outdoors with several days of visiting Argentina's best wineries and stocking up on bottles of Malbec in Mendoza, Argentina's answer to Napa Valley, before finishing the trip in Buenos Aires.
This incredible itinerary is just a sample trip to get your imagination flowing. Call us now at (866) 577 2462 or submit the form and let one of our international travel specialists custom design the perfect trip for you today!
Why Travel with Global Basecamps
- Expert local guides with an intimate knowledge of local culture and wildlife.
- Private vehicles and beautiful small guesthouses, hotels and lodges
- Travel at a slow pace with a focus on cultural interaction and intimate wildlife encounters
- All of our trips directly benefit local communities through a variety of educational and cultural initiatives.
- Through our partner CarbonFund.org, Global Basecamps will plant a Nepal fruit tree for each trip booked (full carbon offsets coming soon)
Browse our collection of sample trips which have been designed to inspire you. Keep in mind, we customize every trip to meet your specific travel needs and budget.
Argentina and Chile Explorer Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival SantiagoUpon arrival at the Santiago Airport you will be met and transferred to a beautiful boutique hotel located in heart of the city, perfectly situated for exploring.
Day 2: SantiagoToday is free to explore the amazing capital city of Chile.
Day 3: Santiago– Punta Arenas – Torres del PaineThis morning you will be met at the hotel and transferred to the airport for your flight to Punta Arenas. Upon arrival in Punta Arenas you will be met at the airport and transferred to a luxurious eco-lodge in Torres Del Paine National Park. Your all inclusive stay at the Domes includes gourmet meals and adventurous daily excursions throughout the park.
Days 4-6: Torres del PaineEnjoy three full days exploring all that this magnificent National Park has to offer. Declared a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve in 1974, Torres Del Paine is a haven for nature lovers, hikers and trekkers. Every day you will have the option of a variety of excursions designed to showcase the park’s amazing natural beauty and each night you will return to the luxury and sanctuary of your lodge.
Day 7: Torres del Paine – Punta Arenas - SantiagoThis morning after breakfast you will be transferred back to Punta Arenas for the flight to Santiago. Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel for one last night in the magical city of Santiago.
Day 8: Santiago - MendozaThis morning after breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Mendoza, Argentina. Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to a beautiful boutique lodge surrounded by acres and acres of vineyards.
Day 9: MendozaToday is a free day to explore the region and indulge in all of the tastes, smells and experiences that the Mendoza wine country has to offer.
Day 10: MendozaEnjoy another day exploring the winelands of this magical part of Argentina.
Day 11: Mendoza – Buenos AiresThis morning after breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires, the amazing and world-famous cosmopolitan capital of Argentina. Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to a beautiful boutique hotel located in the heart of Palermo Soho, one of BA’s hottest neighborhoods.
Days 12-14: Buenos AiresYour days are free to indulge in everything that Buenos Aires has to offer: beautiful culture, world famous art and decadent wine and food. It is said that the only problem with visiting Buenos Aires as a guest is that one day you have to leave. Most visitors start planning their return trips immediately.
Day 15: Buenos Aires - OnwardThis morning after breakfast you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
Argentina and Chile Explorer Information
- Prices start at $2770 per person
- Prices include expertly guided touring in private vehicle, meals in Patagonia, lodging in boutique hotels and lodges, domestic transportation including flights and all conservation and national park fees
- Prices do not include international airfare, taxes, international visas or gratuities for guides and camp staff.
- This incredible journey is just one option for exploring South America. Fill out the Custom Trip Form and let one of our international travel specialists custom design the perfect trip for you today!
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Help Us Plant a Tree!
We love planting trees, and Global Basecamps makes it a priority to donate to reforestation efforts every year. In fact, we plant a tree for every traveler we send around the world.
Reforestation projects are one of the best ways to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, so travel responsibly by choosing Global Basecamps.
In 2014, Global Basecamps, along with local partners, financially supported the planting of 56,000 Quena trees in the Yanacocha and Queunacocha communities in the Peruvian Andes mountains.