Argentina and Chile Wine Country Explorer

Starts in
Buenos Aires
Duration
11 Days
Route
Buenos Aires, Salta, Mendoza, Santiago

Embark on an enchanting wine odyssey through the heart of South America, from the bustling streets of Buenos Aires to the sun-drenched vineyards of Salta, Mendoza, and Santiago. This journey unveils the art of winemaking in each region, allowing you to savor renowned Malbecs, Torrontés, and Carménères amidst stunning landscapes. Taste your way through Argentina's wine capital, Mendoza, explore the high-altitude vineyards of Salta, and savor the finest Chilean vintages in Santiago, all while basking in the warm hospitality and breathtaking vistas of this wine lover's dream.


This 11-day/10-night package includes accommodations of your choice, private arrival & departure transfers, and sightseeing tours of your choice. Please note that this itinerary is flexible, and you can adjust it based on your interests, available time, and any specific attractions or sites you would like to prioritize.

Includes

  • Private transfers with driver & English-speaking assistant as per the itinerary
  • Keytours 24-hour emergency assistance
  • Accommodations of your choice
  • Sightseeing tours and/or activites of your choice

Excludes

  • Items of a personal nature
  • All other items not mentioned as included
  • Select local taxes where applicable
  • Travel insurance; please inquire with your Keytours travel consultant

Itinerary

Day

1

Buenos Aires - Arrival

Welcome to Buenos Aires! Upon arrival at Ezeiza International Airport, you will be met by your private driver and English-speaking assistant and driven approximately 40-minutes to 1-hour to Buenos Aires. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Day

2

Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, the vibrant capital of Argentina, beckons travelers with its intoxicating blend of European elegance and Latin American spirit. Known as the "Paris of South America," this cosmopolitan city exudes a captivating energy that can be felt in its bustling streets, lively plazas, and passionate tango music. Immerse yourself in the city's rich history and architectural marvels as you stroll through neighborhoods like Recoleta and San Telmo, marveling at the grandeur of iconic landmarks like the Teatro Colon and the Recoleta Cemetery. Indulge in the city's culinary delights, savoring mouthwatering steak, traditional empanadas, and sipping on mate, Argentina's beloved herbal tea. Buenos Aires is also a haven for art enthusiasts, with its world-class museums and galleries showcasing the works of renowned artists. From the colorful La Boca district to the modern skyscrapers of Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires is a city that delights the senses and invites visitors to embrace its passionate and lively spirit.

Day

3

Buenos Aires - Salta

After checking out of your hotel, meet your private driver and English-speaking assistant for the approximate 20-minute to 1-hour transfer to the airport where you will check-in for your flight to Salta. Upon arrival at Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport, you will be met by your private driver and English-speaking assistant and driven approximately 20 to 30 minutes to your hotel in Salta. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Day

4

Salta

Indulge in a day of sensory delights in Salta, as you embark on a wine-tasting journey through the captivating Calchaquí Valley. Set against a backdrop of rugged Andean landscapes, your day begins with a visit to boutique wineries where you'll explore the art of winemaking and sample some of the region's renowned Torrontés and Malbec wines. As you savor the exquisite flavors and aromatic bouquets, take in the stunning vineyard vistas and discover the unique terroir that shapes each vintage. Your wine tasting experience in Salta promises a blend of culture, scenery, and, of course, world-class wine that will leave an indelible mark on your palate and memories.

Day

5

Salta

Begin your day with a choice between venturing to the charming town of Cachi or embarking on one of the region's equally mesmerizing day trips. As you traverse the winding mountain roads, you'll be treated to spectacular vistas of colorful canyons and rugged terrain. In Cachi, discover its historic charm, characterized by whitewashed adobe buildings and colonial-era churches, and delve into the indigenous heritage of this remote town. Alternatively, explore the intriguing rock formations of Quebrada de las Conchas, discover the surreal landscapes of Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas, or visit the fascinating archaeological site of Santa Rosa de Tastil. Wherever your day leads, Salta promises an adventure that seamlessly blends nature, culture, and history, offering an unforgettable taste of the enchanting northwest region of Argentina.

Day

6

Salta - Mendoza

After checking out of your hotel, meet your private driver and English-speaking assistant for the approximate 20 to 30-minute transfer to the airport where you will check-in for your flight to Mendoza. Upon arrival at Aeropuerto Internacional El Plumerillo, you will be met by your private driver and English-speaking assistant and driven approximately 30-minutes to your hotel in Mendoza. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Day

7

Mendoza

Embark on a captivating full-day wine tour in Mendoza, exploring the renowned wine-producing regions of Maipu and Lujan de Cuyo. Discover vineyards nestled at altitudes ranging from 2,600 to 3,600 feet, with Lujan de Cuyo celebrated for its exceptional Malbec wines. This immersive experience includes visits to wine cellars and a delightful lunch at a local winery.

Day

8

Mendoza

On your last full day in Mendoza, the choice is yours. Savor a day of relaxation, embark on a captivating city tour, or opt for another enchanting wine tasting adventure in the picturesque Valle de Uco.

Day

9

Mendoza - Santiago

After checking out of your hotel, meet your private driver and English-speaking assistant for the approximate 30-minute transfer to the airport where you will check-in for your flight to Santiago. Upon arrival at Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport, you will be met by your private driver and English-speaking assistant and driven approximately 30 to 40-minutes to your Santiago hotel.

Day

10

Santiago

Indulge in a delightful half or full day of wine tasting, or if your palate is sufficiently satisfied, embark on an enchanting day trip to Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, or immerse yourself in the vibrant sights of Santiago

Day

11

Santiago - Departure

Check out of your hotel and meet your private driver and English-speaking assistant for the approximate 30 to 40-minute transfer to Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport where you will check-in for your onward flight.

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