ANDEAN LAKES CROSSING
A wonderful trip across the Andes linking Santiago and Buenos Aires
ANDEAN LAKES CROSSING
CHILE'S LAKES AND RIVERS - ANDEAN LAKES CROSSING – BARILOCHE - SANTIAGO - BUENOS AIRES
9 Days YEAR ROUND

Patagonia straddles the Southern Andes of Chile and Argentina. This is the classic trip through charming villages, lush forests and volcano rimmed lakes with a full day traversing The Andes by bus and boat. We have also included time in both captials, two of South America’s most exciting cities.

Tour Highlights
  • Chile’s Lakes and Rivers
  • Patagonia Lakes Crossing
  • Bariloche
  • Santiago
  • Buenos Aires

Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    PATAGONIA, ARGENTINA, CHILE

  • When
    :

    YEAR ROUND

  • What
    :

    CULTURE AND HISTORY, NATURE AND WILDLIFE, CRUISE

  • Start / Finish
    :

    SANTIAGO, BUENOS AIRES

SAVE ROOM FOR DESSERT

Puerto Varas and Bariloche both embrace chocolate. Hot chocolate involves melting pure chocolate into warm milk, and the actual chocolates are a highlight. Make sure you allow time, and leave room, to fit them in.

FLEXIBLE ITINERARIES

Most of our itineraries are private journeys, just for you. They are flexible, so we can tweak them for you, maybe add extra days, combine trips or upgrade hotels.
We know Patagonia well and will happily make suggestions based on your interests.

Itinerary

Be met upon arrival at Santiago airport and transfer to your hotel in Santiago’s best neighbourhood, Lastarria.

 

This morning be guided on a city tour covering the historic highlights and some insight to its diverse and charming neighbourhoods.
Afternoon is free for you to explore at leisure. Save some time to enjoy your hotel’s rooftop terrace.

Full day guided tour to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Valparaiso. A wonderful world of winding and climbing cobbled streets, coastal vistas, street art and history.

Transfer to the airport and fly to Puerto Montt. Met upon arrival and privately transferred to your lakeside hotel in Puerto Varas, overlooked by four snow-capped volcanoes.

Full day enjoying the famous Andean Lakes Crossing. Travel along the lake shore toward the mighty Osorno Volcano, visiting Petrohue Falls before boarding the catamaran to cross Todos Los Santos.

Time for lunch before continuing by bus and boat to Argentina and an evening drop off at your hotel in Bariloche.

Morning ‘Circuito Chico’ tour showcasing the spectacular scenery of the lakes and Andes. The chairlift up Campanero hill is included so you can see the fabulous vista from above. National Geographic rates it among the world’s Top 10, so you can see if you agree.

Fly to Buenos Aires. This this evening immerse yourself in the rhythm of Argentina: Tango. Get ready with a tango lesson, then enjoy dinner and a tango show in historic San Telmo.

This morning you’ll be taken on a private through Buenos Aires main attractions, then have the afternoon to explore further.

Transfer to the airport for your onward travel.

Pricing and Inclusions
Pricing and inclusions
    FROMTWIN
    $2,689

    Prices are per person twin share. Prices are subject to change.

    • Arrival and departure transfers where mentioned.
    • All land transportation, and cruises/ferries where mentioned.
    • Good quality, well located hotels with private bathrooms.
    • Breakfast daily. Other meals as listed.
    • English speaking guided touring.
    • Prepayable entrance fees. Some National Parks are pay as you go. We’ll let you know if this applies to you.
    • 24 hour assistance by our trusted partners in each country.
    • Prices are valid to June 2018. Prices shown are ‘from’ prices and are subject to availability and seasonal price increases.
    • See full terms and conditions.

    Flights are NOT included, as we may be able to include some with your International ticket to save you money.

    We’ll explain this and give you the best options when we chat.

     

Hotels

    Santiago – Luciano K
    Puerto Varas – Cabanas del Lago
    Bariloche  – Cacique Inicayal
    Buenos Aires –  Americas Towers

    *Note: Internal flights to fit this tour start at $450p/p but may be reduced if booked in conjunction with your flights to South America.

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