Travel From Santiago To Buenos Aires In This Latin America Journey

Author: Srikanth Krishna on Jan 25,2019

This tour to Chile is seamlessly combined with Latin America's most iconic sites with hidden gems! Start your Latin America journey in Santiago de Chile and escape to a peaceful Chilean Island, sail through the Andes Lakes District or go horseback riding through the highlands, enjoy wine tasting in the Maipo Valley and much more.

Tour Highlights

  • Explore Santiago, the Chilean capital

  • Visit Casablanca Valley, the main white wine region in Chile

  • Travel to Valparaíso, a UNESCO World Heritage seaside town

  • Explore Puerto Varas, a scenic German town

  • Enjoy Cruising from Chile to Argentina

  • Visit Bariloche, 'the Aspen of South America'

  • Explore Buenos Aires, the Argentine capital

  • Enjoy Dinner & Tango Show in Buenos Aires

Tour Description

Experience the Andes mountains, the Lake District and Buenos Aires on this Latin America journey. The tour will start in Santiago, the Chilean capital. You will travel from Santiago de Chile along the Pacific coast to Puerto Varas, On your way, stop for wine tasting and relaxing on the beach in Valparaiso and Vina del Mar. Enjoy a spectacular cruising through Chile's Lake District, passing by crystal clear glacial lakes, snow-capped volcanoes, and marvelous views of the Andes Mountains. Explore the scenic town of Bariloche before ending your Latin America journey in Buenos Aires, the capital and cultural heartbeat of Argentina.

Tour Price

Our private tours typically range from $500 - $1000 per person/per night depending on chosen hotels and room categories, vehicles used, types of tours, flight cost, time of year and other factors. Make an inquiry for a customized trip quote.

Start Planning your trip

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 - Welcome to Santiago

Welcome to Santiago, the beautiful capital of Chile. The gateway to the majestic Andes mountain range, Santiago rests between dramatic peaks and the Pacific Ocean. On your arrival, your tour guide will greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. Once you settle down and take a short rest, explore this lively and beautiful city on a guided tour. Visit the historic district, the modern center and Santa Lucia Hill for a picturesque view of the metropolis.

Day 2 - Casablanca Valley

Today we will head to Casablanca Valley. The region’s productive soils and perfect climatic conditions for growing wine grapes have made this place wine producer’s paradise and famous for producing some of Chile's most excellent wines. Casablanca is famous for its white wines in particular and is the main producer of Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc in the country. We will visit three vineyards and learn about the cultivation, harvesting, and processing of grapes before tasting a variety of vintages made from French and German grapes.

Day 3 - Valparaiso & Vina Del Mar

Today we will depart Santiago and travel 120kms along the coast to Valparaiso, a beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site. This bohemian city boasts unique bright, colorful houses nestled in the hills, vast green parks, historical monuments, captivating public murals, and bustling bars and restaurants. Walk through the various public squares and head to the top of the hills to admire a charming view of the sparkling Pacific Ocean and the city below. Continue to Vina del Mar, also famous as the Garden City and renowned for its casinos, historic palaces, and beaches. After lunch, admire the most notable landmark in the town, the Flower Clock, and spend some time relaxing and enjoying views on the beach. Return to your hotel in Santiago in the afternoon, enjoy a delicious dinner before going to bed.

Day 4 - Santiago to Puerto Varas, Chile's Lake District

This morning we will transfer you to the Santiago airport to board a flight to Puerto Montt. On your arrival, your guide will meet you and drive 20kms north to arrive at Puerto Varas, a picturesque and cozy German town idyllically located on the shores of Llanquihue Lake. Check into your hotel and spend your first night in the pleasing ambiance of northern Patagonia.

Day 5 - Puerto Varas To Peulla Lake, the Small Town on the Shore

This morning, embark on an adventure to the amazingly beautiful Lake District.  Enjoy a spectacular drive along the shores of Llanquihue Lake. Stop for some time and relax on the shores of Lake Llanquihue. Be amazed at the sight of the magnificent Calbuco Volcano to the south and the Osorno Volcano to the north. As the journey continues, encounter the striking snow-capped Andes mountains, alpine lakes, and green meadows. Stop at Petrohue Falls and look up at the cascading torrents of water. Board a catamaran and sail through Todos Los Santos Lake beneath the shadow of the impressive Puntiagudo Volcano before arriving at Peulla, a small town nestled on the shores of the lake.

Day 6 - Peulla To Bariloche Lake Crossing

Today bid goodbye to Chile and cross the border into Argentina to relax in Bariloche, the "Aspen" of South America. We will head to Puerto Frias on the banks of Frias Lake. Travel by coach and boat from Puerto Blest to Puerto Panuelo and sail along the Nahuel Huapi Lake to arrive in Bariloche. The capital of Argentina's Lake District, Bariloche is also a famous ski resort.

Day 7 - Travel to San Martin De Los Andes & Bariloche

Today, we will travel through a landscape of contrasting view before starting a zigzag ascent to reach Cordoba Pass. Upon arrival in San Martin de Los Andes, enjoy a guided city tour in this beautiful Patagonian town. Later, enjoy and relax in the Seven Lakes Route in Argentina’s Lake District. This classic tour features a visit to the fascinating rural towns of Bariloche, Villa La Angostura, and San Martin de Los Andes. In pleasant Bariloche weather, admire the vibrant, green mountains and the smooth lakes. After the tour, return to the hotel in Bariloche Argentina to relax for the rest of the evening.

Day 8 - Small Circuit & Panoramic Views

Today, head to a traditional tour in Bariloche and be fascinated by its captivating landscapes. We will drive along the city’s west side adjacent to Nahuel Huapi Lake, and arrive at the foot of Campanario Hill. Here you will ride a chairlift to the top and enjoy a clear view of the snow-capped mountains, islands, and expansive lakes. To the south, admire the luxurious Llao Llao Hotel nestled between Lopez and Capilla Hills. Enjoy in the sight of the beautiful Llao Llao Peninsula and its neighboring lakes and then make your way back to Bariloche, stopping to admire Lopez Lake and the Trebol Lagoon. Return to Bariloche and take so rest. In the afternoon, check out of your hotel and we will transfer you to the airport to board a flight to Buenos Aires, the culturally diverse capital of Argentina

Day 9 - Buenos Aires City Tour

Buenos Aires is a wonderful city. In’s amazing city architecture and natural beauty can mesmerize anyone, while the cultural diversity of Argentina is also centered in Buenos Aires.  Explore the Argentine capital and enjoy in its incredible diversity on a half-day city tour. Head downtown to see the awesome Obelisk monument and the traditional but exciting southern barrios of La Boca and San Telmo, famous as the centers of tango culture. Experience the contrast of the majestic Recoleta barrio and the popular neighborhood of Palermo in the north. Walk along the waterfront at the modern and romantic Puerto Madero, the renewed harbor area. In the evening, get ready to taste the authentic Argentine culture and enjoy the drama and skill presented by professional dancers at a tango show

Day 10 - Depart From Buenos Aires

Today is the last day of your Latin America journey. We will transfer you to the international airport in Buenos Aires to fly back home or continue your adventures in South America.

Learn more about leisure plans

Signup for Exclusive Deals

Exclusive access to private sales, customized specials & more

Book Now