Santiago | Chile | South America

Discover Chile & Argentina - Patagonia Tour

This 13-day itinerary offers an immersive experience through the diverse landscapes and cultures of Chile and Argentina. The journey begins in Santiago, Chile, with a city tour exploring its historic and modern sites. From there, you'll visit the coastal towns of Valparaiso and Viña del Mar, famous for their vibrant colors and beautiful gardens.

Next, you travel south to Puerto Varas, stopping at the German-influenced village of Frutillar and exploring the stunning Osorno Volcano. A scenic lake crossing takes you into Argentina, where you'll discover the beauty of Bariloche with its lakes and mountains, followed by an adventure along the famous Seven Lakes Road, ending with a visit to the picturesque towns of Villa la Angostura and San Martín de los Andes.

Continuing the exploration, a boat trip to the Arrayanes Forest and Victoria Island offers a unique natural experience. The tour then moves to Buenos Aires, Argentina's capital, for a deep dive into its rich culture with walking and food tours in the Recoleta and Palermo neighborhoods, highlighting the city's gastronomy and vibrant street life. The trip concludes with a transfer to the airport for your departure. This itinerary balances urban exploration, natural beauty, and cultural immersion, providing a comprehensive overview of both countries.

13 Day Patagonia Itinerary

Day 1: Santiago de Chile

Transfer Santiago Airport - Hotel in Santiago

HD Santiago City Tour (PM)

You will be collected from your hotel for your tour of Santiago.

Visit both the old and new areas of the city. Highlights include the Plaza de Armas, the city's central square and the heart of the city’s old colonial core. The Plaza de Armas is home to the beautiful 18th century Metropolitan Cathedral, the early 19th century Royal Court Palace that houses the Natural History Museum and the Central Post Office completed in 1882. The Chess Club of Chile also meets here most days, a great opportunity to watch the locals immersed in a game of chess. On completion of your tour, you will be taken to your hotel.

Day 2: Valparaiso

FD Valparaiso Tour

This morning you will be collected from your hotel to visit two of central Chile's most popular seaside towns: Valparaiso and Viña del Mar. We will start with one of the most important ports in Chile; Valparaiso. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site thanks to its colourful beauty and the uniqueness of its location on the hills, which create a natural Amphitheatre with the ocean as its stage. We will visit Cerro Alegre, where you can truly appreciate the magic of the city, with its picturesque funiculars, multi-coloured neighbourhoods and unforgettable sea views. You will have time for lunch (not included on tour price) in one of the numerous restaurants in the city. Afterwards, we will visit Viña del Mar, known as the “Garden City”, for originally being surrounded by largely green areas and for now preserving its extensive and beautiful urban gardens, with the Pacific Ocean as its backdrop. Vina del Mar stands out for its beautiful architecture, its impressive palaces and famous Flower Clock, photographed by tourists from all over the world. At the end of the tour, we will return to Santiago and you will be taken to your hotel.

Day 3: Puerto Montt - Puerto Varas

Transfer Hotel in Santiago - Airport

Transfer Puerto Montt Airport - Hotel in Puerto Varas

Day 4: Frutillar

HD Frutillar

This morning you will head towards Frutillar, a charming village on the bank of the huge Llanquihue Lake. Your tour will highlight the German-influenced architecture the village is so well known for, which was developed by the immigrants who arrived around 1853. Before returning to your hotel in Puerto Varas you will visit the open-air German museum to learn more about the history of this picturesque town and about the period the first German settlers arrived.

Day 5: Osorno Volcano

HD Osorno Volcano

Located just 45km from Puerto Varas on the way to Ensenada, is the Osorno Volcano and its ski center‚ located at 1250 meters above sea level‚ this place offers us a panoramic view of Lake Llanquihue and the Andes Mountains‚ cataloging this Volcano as one of the most visited points of the lake district.

This excursion will give us the possibility of access through a modern chairlift system (not included) up to 1450 or 1700 meters. high where we will be at the foot of the glacier.

Day 6: Lake Crossing

Transfer Hotel in Puerto Varas - Lake Crossign Office

Lake Crossing in One Day

Transfer (VAN) Puerto Pañuelo to Hotel Private - Driver Only

Day 7: Bariloche History & Nature Tour Private - Half Day Tour

Half Day, Private History & Nature Tour

This private excursion tackles the most classic circuit of San Carlos de Bariloche in an active way. While visiting the most important viewpoints of the area like Campanario Hill and the Llao Llao Hotel, the guide will explain how this little mountain village has changed into one of the main travel destinations in Patagonia. You will appreciate the beauty of lakes Moreno and Nahuel Huapi and the peaks of Lopez and Capilla. Then you will do a nature oriented walk through the impressive native forest in the Llao Llao Nature Park to finish with an interesting visit at a local microbrewery where you´ll have lunch with beer tasting

Duration: 5 - 6 hours.

Included: Lunch with beer tasting.

Walking time: 1:30 hours.

Adventure Activity

Level: EASY

Day 8: Seven Lakes Tour Private - Full Day Tour

Full Day, Private 7 Lakes

This excursion visits the northern area of the Nahuel Huapi National Park, the famous Road of the 7 Lakes and the Villages of Villa la Angostura and San Martín de los Andes. The itinerary starts by following the road around the Lake Nahuel Huapi. Then we do short stop at Villa La Angostura.Then we continue along the well known “Seven Lakes Road” passing by the Lakes: Correntoso, Espejo, Hermoso, Machónico, Villarino, Falkner and Lacar. We´ll pick a special spot to sit down and enjoy a pic-nick lunch beside one of these lakes. Then we do a short stop at San Martín de los Andes before starting the return to Bariloche.

Duration: 10-11 hours (from Bariloche center).

Included: Box lunch Gourmet.

Adventure Activity

Level: EASY

Day 9: Isla Victoria & Arrayanes Forest

Boat Trip to Arrayanes Wood & Victoria Island

The most traditional boat trip in the Nahuel Huapi National Park. Visit the world famous and unique Arrayanes forest. Setting sail from Puerto Pañuelo, you will arrive at the Quetrihue Peninsula after an hour. Here you can admire the magnificence of the unique Arrayanes forest and, walking along a decked path, you will be able to see many different species. Next you will set sail to Victoria Island, arriving at Puerto Anchorena after about 40 minutes. This trip has only an audio-guide. Includes return transfers from Bariloche to Puerto Pañuelo on a shared basis from certain downtown hotels only (consult route). A small port fee and the national park entrance fee should be paid locally.

Includes return transfers from Bariloche to Puerto Pañuelo from certain downtown hotels only. A small port fee will be payable locally.

Day 10, 11 & 12: Intersur Recoleta

WALKING & FOOD TOUR RECOLETA

Recoleta Gastronomic Experience

This proposal takes place at Recoleta neighborhood. One of the most classic and french style areas of the capital city. Our first sight will be Recoleta Cemetery, a place where we will get to know some stories about famous people of our history that rest in peace in this unique place that is like an open air museum because of the art that is all over. Once we get out of the cemetery we will enjoy a coffee at “La Biela” a special and classic local corner of this area. We will keep going along this beautiful neighborhood talking about different topics and enjoying the spectacular architecture. Our next stop will be a special spot, to do a mate tasting where you will be able to enjoy listening about the history and taste different ways to drink this favorite argentinian drink. Another soft and gentle walk will lead us to our last stop, where you will be able to enjoy a drink. Recoleta is one of the most important gastronomics areas of Buenos Aires. That's why knowing this place you will really get to know the essence of this area.

Water is included during the tour. 03 gastronomic stops with finger food to share and drinks.

Duration 2h45m

Transfers not included

PALERMO FOOD TOUR

The Small Group Palermo Dinner Tour

We will take guests to 4 amazing restaurants. Each one will present their best selection of dishes for our guests to discover. We will enjoy more than 10 dishes and drinks showcasing the best of Argentine cuisine, including wine. We will walk from place to place, guests will learn the history of the neighbourhood, the street art & the deep-rooted culture of Palermo.

Palermo Tour (Monday to Saturday) starting at 13hs, 16.30hs 17.30hs and 18.30hs

Minimum number of passengers: 2

Maximum number of passengers: 10

Excludes transfers. Starts in Pisca (Nicaragua 4896) and ends in Antiche (Honduras 4770) - subject to change 10 course menu with wine included across 4 restaurants. Vegetarian, and allergy menu available. Knowledgeable, passionate food guides.

Day 13: Departure

Transfer Hotel to EZE

Private - Driver Only

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Meals Included

  • Breakfast Served Daily
  • 12 Dinners
  • 13 Lunches
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