Combine the cosmopolitan capitals of Santiago and Buenos Aires with indulgent culinary encounters, new world viticulture, oh so argentine tango and a spectacular crossing through the volcano dotted lakes district.
Chilean Wines, The Lakes & Buenos Aires
Ideal length: 14 days
Price from: AUD $9,950 pp
Live the good life in bustling Santiago from the chic restaurants of Lastarria to bohemian Bellavista, Santiago has something for all tastes.
Indulge in vino-culture, picnic under the vines and relax by the pool with views across the valley at Lapostolle, so much more than a good spot for a glass of vino!
Soak up deep blue mountain lakes, conical volcanoes and lush larch forests against a backdrop of snow-capped Andes in the very European, Lakes District.
Explore culturally rich Buenos Aires; park yourself in a café for a stint of people watching; enjoy delicious cuisine and tango the night away.
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SANTIAGO ~ 2 NIGHTS
Aesthetically inspiring, the city’s architectural tapestry weaves old with new, crumbling baroque mansions with lofty skyscrapers. Visit the Old Town and its markets, tasting Chilean delights along the way. Unwind this evening with a wine- paired tasting experience at one of the city’s top restaurants.
Love to cook? Join a renowned local Chef for an 8 course-tasting menu prepared in his exclusive studio.
Let us organise your dinner reservations. Santiago is home to world-class fine diners such as Boragó and Sukade, which draw inspiration from wild endemic Chilean produce to create what they term ‘cuisine from the edge of the world.’ Whoever thought food from the brink could taste so good?
Overnight: The Aubrey or The Singular Santiago
The Aubrey Hotel, a gastronomic delight..
SANTA CRUZ WINE REGION ~ 2–3 NIGHTS
Venture south to the verdant valleys of Santa Cruz and settle into your exclusive, all-inclusive residence at Lapostolle Winery. Discover their new world viticulture, tour local wineries, taste the local produce and relax by the serene pool with its stunning views across the vineyard.
Overnight: Lapostolle Winery and Residence
Lunch on the terrace at Lapostolle
PUERTO VARAS / LAKES & VOLCANOES ~ 2-3 NIGHTS
Fly further south to Puerto Varas, "The City of Roses" and it’s century old wooden homes. Explore Lago Llanquihue, Chile's second-largest lake, German influenced villages and National Parks. You can even ascend the lofty heights of Orsono Volcano.
Overnight: Cumbres Patagonicas
Puerto Varas, Chilean Lakes District
BARILOCHE / ALPINE ARGENTINA ~ 2–3 NIGHTS
Travel across the frontier into Argentina via the adventurous 'Lakes Crossing’, a bus-ferry combination journey that delivers wonderful scenes reminiscent of Switzerland! Stay at the spectacular, lakeside Llao Llao Resort from where there is an abundance of activities on offer: lake cruises, panoramic drives, hiking, kayaking, fly fishing, skiing in winter to name only a few.
Delights of this area include chocolate mousse with caramel and homemade marzipan from ‘Mamuschka'....a must.
Overnight: Llao Llao Hotel
Llao Llao Hotel, Lakes District Bariloche
BUENOS AIRES ~ 3 NIGHTS
Opulent baroque architecture, wide tree-lined boulevards, art galleries, chic boutiques, private supper clubs, realms of sophistication..... and tango!
Argentines eat late but it’s worth the wait. Crunchy steak empanadas, home made chorizo, artisan cheeses and the smoky scent possibly the best steak you will ever eat! BA – what’s not to love?
Dine at a closed-door wine and food society in the magnificent private Belle Époque, home to one of Argentina’s top sommeliers.
Overnight: Hub Porteño or Legado Mitico
Experience a night of dinner and tango in Buenos Aires
Hungry for More?
How about an indulgent 3 or 4 nights in Mendoza, Argentina’s premier wine region. Soak up the incredible food, explore high altitude wineries and relax at your luxe wine lodge.
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