Explore the incredible diversity of South America, from the tranquil wineries of the Maipo Valley and the lush landscapes of northern Patagonia to the steamy tango joints of Buenos Aires. Hike Chile's stunning Lake District, take one of the world’s most scenic ferry cruises and sample the region's outstanding wines. Find great adventure in the far southern reaches of our planet.

Trip highlights

Chilean Cultural Tour and Local Lunch, Embrace Chilean culture in the scenic town of Puerto Varas. Visit the home of a local family and enjoy curanto – a traditional dish slow-cooked in a large pot. Then enjoy a glass of wine with the lunch you’ve helped prepare.

Chilean Wine Experience, Visit a winery outside Santiago and learn about local vintages and winemaking from a local expert. Discover what makes Chilean wine some of the best in world and learn about the production process before sampling some of the delicious offerings.

Local Tango Lesson, Take part in a tango lesson taught by dancers at a venue popular with locals. Once you’ve practiced your new steps, it’s time for a milonga, a local tradition where students and teachers drop by to practice their moves. Sit back and enjoy, or join in if you’re feeling brave.

Itinerary - 9 Days

Day 1 Santiago

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2 Santiago

Spend the morning with a wine expert, visiting a local winery outside Santiago and discussing the process that makes Chilean wine some of the best in the world. Sample various wines and enjoy a vertical tasting.

Day 3 Santiago/Puerto Varas

Fly to Puerto Varas, located in the stunning Chilean Lake District. Explore the countryside and Chilean culture as you visit the Puerto Montt's Angelmó fish market and the scenic town of Puerto Varas. After, visit a local family home and enjoy a “curanto," a beloved traditional dish. Mingle with your friendly hosts and try your hand at whipping up salsa pebre.

Day 4 Puerto Varas

Today is free to explore on your own. Opt to take an excursion to Chiloé Island.

Day 5 Puerto Varas/San Carlos de Bariloche

Travel by bus and ferry to Bariloche, Argentina. Visit the Petrohue Falls, then enjoy the sights from the “Cruce de los Lagos”, considered one of the most scenic cruises in the world.

Day 6 San Carlos de Bariloche

Free time to explore this stunning region. Opt to take a bike tour, hike, or explore the town's shops and restaurants.

Day 7 San Carlos de Bariloche/Buenos Aires

Fly to Buenos Aires and enjoy free time to explore this vibrant city.

Day 8 Buenos Aires

Enjoy a city tour of the "Paris of the Americas," visiting key sights and neighbourhoods including Plaza de Mayo, La Boca, and the famed Recoleta Cemetery. When you are done exploring, rest your weary feet and enjoy a drink in one of the many sidewalk cafés and restaurants. Spend the evening enjoying a night out with a light dinner in a local café before heading to a popular dance venue where we enjoy a lesson from local dancers. Opt to stay for Milonga, a neighbourhood tradition where students and teachers of the venue show up to practice their moves.

Day 9 Buenos Aires

Depart at any time.

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