What makes this trip special?
Paris of the Americas
Bodegas of Mendoza
Wineries of Luján de Cuyo, Maipú and Uco Valley
Modern Metropolis in the Andes
Colchagua Wine Valley
Day-by-day itinerary for 'Traditions, Food and Wine'
Arrive in Buenos Aires and transfer to the Pampas
Winery visits Luján de Cuyo or Maipu regions
Overland across the Andes to Santiago
Chilean Art art Museums visits
To Valparaíso & Walking tour
Isla Negra & Pablo Neruda's house
To Santiago and back to the UK
Guide prices for 'Traditions, Food and Wine'
|Mid-range hotels, shared tours
||2 people sharing
Prices are per person and include:
- meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)
- all accommodation
- all travel in Argentina and Chile
- excursions described
- domestic flights
Prices do not include:
- transatlantic flights
- travel insurance
- airport and departure taxes
- items of a personal nature such as drinks, tips, laundry, etc
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'Traditions, Food and Wine'
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Hotels for 'Traditions, Food and Wine'
Days 1 - 3
Candelaria del Monte, La Pampa
San Miguel del Monte
Candelaria del Monte is a 200 Hectare fully working farm just two hours from Buenos Aires in the Argentine Pampas. The home has 7 guest rooms with a variety of layouts. The estancia is owned by local artist and entrepreneur Sebastián Goñi and was built by his family in the traditional Pampas style.
The estancia offers a varierty of excursions, and each day you will have the opportunity go birdwatching, ride bikes around the area or just relax around the pool. At additional cost locally you can request in advance a specialist birdwatching guide, or even a Polo lesson.
Candelaria del Monte
Days 4 - 6
The Pulitzer is a modern hotel located in the centre of Buenos Aires. Rooms are equipped with safe, minibar, airconditioning and free high speed wifi whlist there is a downstairs bar that serves lights meals and drinks throughout the day. Up on the 7th floor there is a swimming pool and even a gym where it is possible to book in for a massage.
Days 7 - 9
Finca la Azul Casa de Huéspedes
This is an attractive, modern guest house with just 6 rooms on an artisan winerery in the fashionable Uco Valley on RN89. All rooms have a view across the vines to the Andes, private bathrooms with bath tubs, TV, WiFi, A/C and heating with wood burning heaters, organic toiletries. In the restaurant there is home cooking served familiy style, whilst private wine tasting can be arranged in their cellar. There is also an outdoor swimming pool for guests to use.
Days 10 - 13
A newly renovated, 75 room traditional hotel with a garden swimming pool and fitness centre, conveniently located near the Providencia metro station and close to the entrance to the Cerro San Cristobal. Rooms have cable TV, A/C and free Wi-Fi. There is a restaurant on site, as well as pleasant gardens and food is served in the terrace area by the pool.
Days 14 - 15
Gran Hotel Gervasoni
A quirky, characterful and historic building near Cerro Concepción on the Gervasoni Walk. Originally a private house built by European immigrants in the late 19th century the public areas retain their high Victorian décor and furnishings. With its steep wooden staircases (no lift) and commanding views over Valparaiso town and out to the bay you might think you are on a ship. There are 15 rooms each with en-suite (4 of which with hydro massage) facilities, central heating, satellite TV and Wi-Fi all individually decorated. Rooms vary in size and some have views to the sea. There is a breakfast room with a nice terrace, a restaurant and a wine cellar.