Lakes District Discovery

From Santiago to Bariloche OR From Bariloche to Santiago
  • Argentina
  • Chile
  • Patagonia
  • Expedition
  • Group
  • Walking
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Tour Description

Our journey begins in Santiago, the cosmopolitan capital of Chile, from where we head south to explore Chile's wine region, with its wonderful vineyards that produce some of the world's finest wines. We continue travelling south through the Chilean and Argentinean Lakes Districts, taking time to discover the endless forests, alpine lakes & startling waterfalls that are abundant throughout the area, and spend time in two of Chile and Argentina's premier adventure destinations.

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Travel through the impressive lake region of northern Patagonia

Sample some of the finest wines produced in Chile

Experience the high life with an afternoon High Tea at the Llao Llao Resort.

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Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Santiago

Your tour begins in Santiago, Chile's cosmopolitan capital city.

Day 2
Santiago Santa Cruz

We visit the Colchagua Valley, famous for producing some of the country's finest wines. Wine tasting, wine making and a visit to the Colchagua museum.

Day 3
Santa Cruz Pucon

Arrival in Pucon, a picturesque town located in the heart of the Chilean Lakes District.

Day 4
Pucon

Lace up your boots to enjoy some spectacular walks and interact with the native Mapuche people.

Day 5
Pucon

Day at leisure to hike up the active Villarica Volcano, or to kayak, raft or relax in magical thermal hot springs.

Day 6
Pucon Bariloche

Indulge in the scenic seven lakes drive to Bariloche, a picturesque town nestled peacefully on the shores of the Nahuel Huapi Lake.

Day 7
Bariloche

Explore the circuito chico, taking in panoramic views of the Nahuel Huapi National Park. High tea at the famous Llao Llao resort.

Day 8
Bariloche

Day at leisure for hiking, horse riding at a local estancia, cruising on the lake or sampling the amazing locally hand made chocolate in town.

Day 9
Bariloche Depart

Departure from Bariloche.

Day 1
Bariloche

Your tour begins in Bariloche, a picturesque town nestled peacefully on the shores of the Nahuel Huapi Lake.

Day 2
Bariloche

Explore the circuito chico taking in panoramic views of the Nahuel Huapi National Park. High tea at the famous Llao Llao resort.

Day 3
Bariloche

Day at leisure for hiking, horse riding at a local estancia, cruising on the lake or sampling the amazing locally hand made chocolate in town

Day 4
Bariloche Pucon

Indulge in the scenic Seven Lakes drive to drive to Pucon, Chile.

Day 5
Pucon

Lace up your boots to enjoy some spectacular walks and interact with the native Mapuche people.

Day 6
Pucon

Day at leisure to hike up the active Villarica Volcano, or to kayak, raft or relax in magical thermal hot springs.

Day 7
Pucon Santa Cruz

We travel to Santa Cruz, located in the heart of Chile's Colchagua Valley wine region.

Day 8
Santa Cruz Santiago

We visit the Colchagua Valley, famous for producing some of the country's finest wines. Wine tasting, wine making and a visit to the Colchagua museum.

Day 9
Santiago Depart

Your tour ends in Santiago, Chile's cosmopolitan capital city.

What’s Included

Accommodation
  • Included Copy 20 8 nights accommodation in standard hotels and guesthouses
  • Included Copy 31 Upgrades available
Food
  • Included Copy 20 Breakfast daily
  • Included Copy 20 4 lunches
  • Included Copy 20 4 dinners
  • Included Copy 20 1 afternoon tea
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Fully escorted in South America in our custom built all-terrain expedition vehicles
  • Included Copy 20 Service of an experienced tour leader as well as local guides
  • Included Copy 20 Experienced Driver/Mechanic
  • Included Copy 20 All National Park Entrance fees
Transportation
Expedition Vehicle

Activities

  • Included Vineyard tour & wine making Colchagua Valley
  • Included Colchagua Museum Santa Cruz
  • Included Hiking in Pucon region with visit to Mapuche family - Pucon
  • Included 7 Lakes Drive Pucon to Bariloche
  • Included Scenic Circuito Chico tour Bariloche
  • Included High Tea - Llao Llao resort - Bariloche
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Duration

9 days

Price from

$2,385 USD

Per person, twin share

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