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Wine Lovers - BA, Mendoza & Santiago

Argentina , Chile   |  9 Nights

Exceptional Experiences

- Enjoy the continent's best wines as you look out on the Andes

- Get lost in Buenos Aires oldest neighborhoods 

- Spend a day walking the cobbled roads of Colonia 

- Learn about winemaking culture at Mendoza's lesser-known wineries 

- Bask in the sun on Chile's west coast

 

The trip begins in the sprawling metropolis of Buenos Aires, where you’ll learn about city’s history, rich culture and iconic neighborhoods. With its close proximity to Uruguay, you’ll also have the chance to cross Rio del Plata by ferry and visit the quaint, cobble-paved town of Colonia on a day trip. 

From there it’s off to Latin America’s most important wine district in Mendoza. Your time in the mountain-side city will involve getting to know some of the local culinary delights (even cooking some yourself!), enjoying the very best wines in the region and learning about the art of winemaking.

You’ll then hop over the Andes and experience Santiago de Chile, a surprisingly beautiful, valley-bound city that offers more than enough culture, nightlife and historical significance to make your time here memorable. It’s just a short distance to the Chilean coast, where you’ll visit to discover the colorful, seaside towns of Vina del Mar and Valparaiso. 

Expect an experience of some of South America’s most sophisticated tourist points.

 

Day 1 - Buenos Aires: Arrival in Buenos Aires
Day 2 - Buenos Aires: City tour
Day 3 - Buenos Aires: Tour of Colonia
Day 4 - Mendoza: Arrival in Mendoza, cooking class
Day 5 - Mendoza: Wine tour Uco Valley
Day 6 - Mendoza: Free day
Day 7 - Santiago de Chile: Arrival in Santiago, City Tour
Day 8 - Valparaiso: Visit to Viña del Mar and Valparaiso
Day 9 - Santiago de Chile: Return to Santiago
Day 10 - Santiago de Chile: Flight home

 

Day by day

Day 1 - Buenos Aires

Welcome to BA! Transport to your hotel is organized once you’ve landed. Take the afternoon free to go for a walk around the city, visit a museum or just relax!

Day 2 - Buenos Aires

Today, you’ll go on a responsible walking City Tour, seeing emblematic sites and taking a visit to a local street art gallery. We visit the famous Recoleta Cemetery and Palermo with its green areas, parks and squares that make it one of the most popular districts of the city. Then we move to the historical quarter to see the Plaza de Mayo and its surrounding buildings (the Cabildo, the Cathedral, the Government House). You'll also pass through the neighborhoods of La Boca and San Telmo, some of the oldest in the city.

Day 3 - Buenos Aires

Today you’ll be heading from Buenos Aires port by ferry across the Río de la Plata to Colonia, one of the oldest towns in Uruguay. It takes around an hour each way, with brunch served on board. Once you arrive, you’ll head on a walking tour of the town and explore the historical district and along the coast all the way to Real de San Carlos - which is an old abandoned bullring.

Day 4 - Mendoza

A private transfer will be provided to take you to the local airport to take your flight from Buenos Aires – Mendoza. Once you arrive, you will be transferred the hotel and you'll have the chance to rest in the afternoon. At night, enjoy a cooking class of local food followed by dinner!

Day 5 - Mendoza

Get ready to learn what makes Mendoza such a special place! You will be picked up and on your way to a culinary winery tour, taken by an expert guide. Visiting three beautiful boutique wineries at the Valle de Uco Region, you’ll learn all about the about the wine-making process and history of the region, while tasting some of the very best wines Mendoza has to offer and enjoy stunning views of the Andes nearby. Each of these world-class wineries produce their own distinctive style of wine. You’ll enjoy a gourmet lunch, with wines that are specifically selected to compliment each course, and meet the people that made the Uco Valley the most important wine region in South America! Afterwards, return to hotel.

Day 6 - Mendoza

You have the day to yourself - make the most of it! There plenty to keep you busy in Mendoza whether it be exploring the city by bike or visiting Chacras de Coria (ask for details)

Day 7 - Santiago de Chile

After breakfast, you'll be transferred to Mendoza airport to take your flight to Santiago. Transport to the hotel is provider once you've landed. After which you'll begin a city tour. Through the day, you’ll get a feel for what makes Santiago such a charming, lovable city. Discover sites like the Plaza de Armas and travel like a local with a ride on the metro and a stop at Mercado Central, where you’ll find some of the freshest produce in the country.

Day 8 - Valparaiso

Today you’ll be heading from Santiago 120km across the width of Chile to the central Pacific coast. Your first stop is at Valparaiso, an unforgettable city with unique landscapes, colourful neighborhoods and beautiful old buildings. The beach is also pretty great too! Following this, you’ll head to Viña del Mar, often referred to as the ‘Golden city’. The charming coastal town is known for its wealth, with beautiful architecture, high buildings along the bay and gorgeous palaces spotted around the city. Return to Valparaiso, where accomodation is organised.

Day 9 - Santiago de Chile

After breakfast, you'll head back to the capital of Chile. Once you've arrived you have the day to yourself to explore some more or take it easy.

Day 10 - Santiago de Chile

Today is the last day of the tour, we trust you've enjoyed it! Say your goodbye then it's home or onto your next destination.

 

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Hotel
Duration: 9 Nights
USD 2000

Price per person, on a double basis, in intermediate category and in American dollars.

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Including & Not

Including

- All accommodation with breakfast. Hotel quality will vary according to your chosen package:  

3 nights in Buenos Aires

3 nights in Mendoza

2 nights in Santiago 

1 night in Valparaiso

 

- All transportation as mentioned in the itinerary. This is with a group unless stated otherwise

- All tours and excursions mentioned

- Entrance fees to national parks 

 

Not Including

- Domestic flights are not included in the quote, however can be quoted if necessary

- Lunches and dinners are not included, unless mentioned in the itinerary 

- Tours and activities mentioned as optional

 

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Accommodation Categories

Basic: Rooms include the minimum needed to have a nice stay - a bed and a private bathroom. They are basic but nice and clean. All the tours included in the experiences are group tours.
Comfort: Accommodation normally takes place in 3* or 3* plus hotels. Rooms have some charm and most of them include TV. Some tours are private or semi private.
Superior: Hotels are local boutique 4* or 5*. They have a local appeal and they are an experience on themselves. Tours and transfers can be for groups, private or semi private according to what mentioned in the included services section.

Methods of Payment

Cash, wire transfer or credit card payments through paypal are accepted. There is a 5,4% surcharge for credit card payments through paypal.

Price Conditions

Cancellation
In the event that the customer needs to cancel a reservation made, the amount paid shall be returned after discounting the cancellation expenses, if any. Any cancellation should be sent by written form to the following e-mail address: info@andatravel.com.ar. Any cancellation receipt and confirmation shall be sent by the same way. The expenses shall depend on the advance time by which the cancellation will be requested:
Within 15 days before the service, a 20% penalty of the total amount of the service.
5 to 15 days before the service, a 40% penalty of the total amount of the service.
Less than 5 days before the service: a 60% penalty of the total amount of the service.
Less than 2 days before the service: a 100% penalty of the total amount of the service.
Hours and trips
1. All passengers are obliged to respect all the established hours. All consequences related to its breach shall be at their own expenses.
2. In the event of regular tours, there shall be a 5-minute tolerance for the pick up, after this time, the pick-up itinerary shall be completed. In this case, the passengers shall have to go by their own means to the starting point of the tour.
3. Should the passenger not show up at the pick-up place and at the time mentioned in this document, this shall be considered as cancelled at the last minute (no show) and the total amount of the service shall be charged.
Changes 1. During our trips, different public and private sites shall be visited, the same are booked according to the scheduling, day and choice of the passengers. Access to them is subject to the decision of the authorities at the moment of the visit.
2. Once the booking has been confirmed, ANDA shall not be liable for any change or cancellation made on the passanger's own decision including flight delays of the air company, or any other transportation means.
3. ANDA reserves the right to make partial or total changes of days and/or services composing the tour due to unforseeable circumstances or in case of force majeure, before or during the implementation thereof.
4. ANDA shall have the right to cancel any tour in the event of any of the circumstances provided by Art. 24 of the Decree nr. 2182/72
5. Should the trip last more than the established terms due to fortuitous causes beyond the control of the Company or by force majeure, the expenses incurred shall be paid by the passenger.
The transport is included only in cases specifically mentioned in the corresponding item. The transport services shall be provided by the contracted transport companies. Vehicle transportation shall only be provided for the requested amount of people and/or the specific group.
Personal belongings
1. Any customer's baggage and other personal belongings are not covered by the contract journey. As for all the personal objects, these should always be kept with themselves, irrespective of the part of the vehicle where they are stored. They are carried on behalf and on the customer's risk, being the Operator not liable for any loss, theft or damage that should be incurred during the travel for any reason, including any handling during hotel/airport transfers or viceversa, if any.
2. This document does not include any traveller's possibility nor right to complain to the transport companies or their insurances companies, being the application and compliance of the trasnport companies' terms as well as the ticket the only binding agreement between the above-mentioned companies and the passenger.

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