Best of Mendoza & Santiago de Chile in 7 days

Best of Mendoza & Santiago de Chile in 7 days

Explore Argentina’s main wine region and the capital of Chile in our 7-day semi-private tour! Enjoy a gourmet lunch surrounded by a unique landscape and explore the Andes Range at the Aconcagua provincial park. Cross the imposing Andes mountains by bus and visit wineries in both Mendoza and Santiago to taste some local wine. In Santiago, you will also visit its main attractions and will travel to Valparaiso and Viña to experience the port life. This tour makes it easy for you to visit top attractions in both destinations with all transportation, accommodation, and activities included, plus breakfast every day.

Itinerary

Day 1: Mendoza

Pass By: Aeropuerto Mendoza, Acceso A Aeropuerto Internacional Gabrielli F. J., Las Heras, Mendoza, Argentina
Upon arrival to Mendoza airport, you will have a private transfer to your hotel.

Stop At: Mendoza, Mendoza, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo
Welcome to Mendoza! Argentina’s main wine region and heartland of Malbec grape! Mendoza is also well-known for its world-renowned mountains such as the Aconcagua (the highest mountain in the Americas), its outdoor sports such as rafting and hiking, and its breathtaking landscapes. After check-in, you’ll have the rest of the day free to enjoy as you wish.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel of your chosen category in Mendoza


Day 2: Full-Day High Andes with trekking to Durazno Gorge

Stop At: Province of Mendoza, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo
After breakfast, depart on a small-group guided tour to the Aconcagua Provincial Park, located 185 km or 115 miles away from the city of Mendoza. As the journey takes you along the emblematic route 7, you will begin to discover the beautiful mountains of Mendoza and its river. Not only will you enjoy the colourful transition of landscapes, but also some of the small villages that can be found along the way, such as Cacheuta, Potrerillos (and its water reservoir), Uspallata (a quaint little town) and Penitentes (a Sky Resort).
Duration: 10 hours

Pass By: Puente del Inca, Mendoza Province, Argentina
You will also visit “The Inca’s Bridge”, known for its curious natural formation! As your journey continues, you will go through the three mountain ranges: Pre Andes, the Front range and the Main range.

Pass By: Parque Provincial Aconcagua, Mendoza Argentina
Upon arrival to Aconcagua Provincial Park in Horcones Valley, you will have the chance to go on 2-hour hiking to Durazno Gorge or go on a short trail to a scenic lookout point (45 min). After enjoying some unique views of this natural environment framed by the majestic Aconcagua Mount you will start your journey back to Mendoza city. On the return drive, you will have time to have lunch in Uspallata (lunch is not included). You will return to your hotel in the late afternoon.
Note: hiking difficulty is moderate.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel of your chosen category in Mendoza


Day 3: Mendoza - Full-Day Visit to 3 wineries of Lujan de Cuyo or Maipu with lunch

Stop At: Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza Province, Argentina
After breakfast, you will be picked up at your hotel and will head out to Lujan de Cuyo Region on your small-group shared transfer. Lujan de Cuyo is the Cradle of Malbec and it features beautiful country houses, tree-lined roads and wide vineyards. Led by insider guides, you will visit three world-class vineyards and wineries. At the vineyard, you will observe the grapevines and will learn how the best grapes are produced. As you walk around their facilities, visiting their wine cellars and aging rooms, you will learn about the different ways in which wine is produced. At the end of each visit, you will indulge your senses with a wine tasting. In addition to this, you will enjoy a gourmet lunch paired with the best wines of the region surrounded by a beautiful environment with the majestic Andes Range in the distance. You will return to your hotel in the afternoon.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Two-course meal
Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel of your chosen category in Mendoza


Day 4: Mendoza / Santiago De Chile

Stop At: Mendoza Bus Terminal, Mendoza, Mendoza Province, Argentina
At the appropriate time, you will have a private transfer to Mendoza bus station where you will board your bus to Santiago. Please remember to keep your passport handy since you will be crossing an international border.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Estacion Bus Chile, Av Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 3614-3830, Santiago, Estación Central, Región Metropolitana, Chile
After an 8-hour panoramic bus ride through the Andes range, you will reach the city of Santiago de Chile. Upon arrival at the bus station, you will have a private transfer to your hotel.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Welcome to Santiago! Home of Pisco Sour, variety of seafood and marvellous Cabernet Sauvignon. Santiago is the perfect base to explore Chile - the country of the extremes - or just enjoy a few days between the mountains and the ocean. After check-in, the rest of the day will be yours to relax and enjoy the first glances of this beautiful city.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel of your chosen category in Santiago de Chile


Day 5: Santiago De Chile - Half-Day City Tour

Stop At: Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Enjoy breakfast before pick up at your hotel and explore Santiago’s most significant sights. On this tour (shared service) you will learn about the most memorable events of Chile’s history as you visit the main attractions of Santiago city. Some of the featured sites you will visit are as follows:
Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Cerro Santa Lucia, Rua Santa Lucia, Santiago 8320190 Chile
(Santa Lucia Hill)


Pass By: Plaza de La Constitucion, Moneda and Morande, Santiago 8340503 Chile
(The Constitution Square)


Pass By: Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, Plaza de la Ciudadania No. 26, Santiago 8320000 Chile
The palace of “La Moneda”, which is the current seat of the government.


Pass By: Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), Plaza de Armas, Santiago 8320147 Chile
Located opposite the Main Square

Pass By: Las Condes, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
You will also get to see the financial area located in the neighbourhoods of Las Condes and Vitacura. At the end of the tour, you will be taken back to your hotel around noon time. The rest of the day will be free to enjoy as you wish.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel of your chosen category in Santiago de Chile


Day 6: Santiago De Chile - Full-Day Tour to Valparaiso and Viña with visit to a winery of Casablanca Valley

Stop At: Santiago, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region
After breakfast, you will meet with your private guide at your hotel and will have a private transfer to Casablanca Valley.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Casablanca Valley, Casablanca Chile
The valley is located 60 km away from Santiago, on the route to the city and port of Valparaíso. The conditions and features of the soil make it similar to Napa Valley, in California. The most important wines produced in Casablanca valley are the white ones, especially Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Emiliana organic winery., RUTA 68 Y RUTA F-870 Casablanca, Valparaíso, Casablanca, Valparaíso, Chile
On your way to Valparaiso, you will have a guided visit of Emiliana winery. Upon arrival at the winery, you will learn about the winemaking process and will visit its organic vineyards, its warehouse and will also taste some of its prestigious wines. Afterwards, you will continue your way down to Valparaiso. Note: The visit to the vineyard is shared and may be held in a group. You may visit a different winery if the one mentioned is not available.

Stop At: Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Valparaiso Region
Welcome to Valparaiso! This picturesque city was constructed on hills and its historic centre was declared World Heritage by UNESCO. While in the city, we will visit its main attractions such as:

Duration: 4 hours

Pass By: Plaza De La Victoria, Valparaíso, Chile
Victory Square is famous for its interesting sculptures brought from Lima.

Pass By: Plaza Sotomayor, Valparaiso Chile
Then you will visit the heart of the city, the Sotomayor Square and Pratt pier.


Pass By: Cerro Alegre, Valparaiso Chile
You will also walk through the emblematic neighbourhoods of Cerro Alegre and Concepcion, both of which have charming colourful streets which display local street art. Walking on Gervasoni Av. and Atkinson St. will offer some wonderful views of the bay and its picturesque buildings.

Pass By: Ascensor Reina Victoria, Calle Elias, Valparaiso Chile
You will also have the opportunity to visit the ancient elevators where you will soak up the local atmosphere of the place. Afterwards, you will head to Viña del Mar, also known as The Garden City.


Stop At: Vina del Mar, Vina del Mar, Valparaiso Region
In Viña, you will get to see the Flower Clock, Quinta Vergara, the coastline and pier. After enjoying the final views of the day, you will be taken back to your hotel in the late afternoon.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel of your chosen category in Santiago de Chile


Day 7: Santiago De Chile

Stop At: Airport Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez, Aeropuerto SCL, Pudahuel, Región Metropolitana, Chile
At the appropriate time, you will have a transfer back to the airport.
NOTES: The order of the tours in the itinerary may change depending on availability. Our itinerary is pretty flexible so if you need to add any extra tours or extra nights we can quote them for you. Just make sure to let us know in advance using the 'Special Requirements' box while booking.
Duration: 50 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"IMPORTANT: Passport name, number, nationality and date of birth are required at the time of booking for all participants"
"Hotel accommodation categories are based on service and comfort standards, not star ratings"
"Legal drinking age in Argentina and Chile is 18"
"The bus ride between Mendoza and Santiago de Chile takes about 8 hours (depending on traffic conditions and customs clearance). Distance between both cities is: 361 km or 224 miles"
"All special requirements must be advised at the time of booking"
"Near public transportation"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Our itinerary is pretty flexible so if you would like to add extra nights or tours we can quote them for you. Just make sure to let us know in advance using the special requirements box while booking."
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Such measures shall be subject to the official protocol and may be amended or supplemented."



Hora de Inicio: Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Comfort 10/1/2020 - 12/29/2020
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
1/1/2021 - 4/30/2021
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
INN 10/1/2020 - 12/29/2020
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
1/1/2021 - 4/30/2021
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Superior 10/1/2020 - 12/29/2020
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
1/1/2021 - 4/30/2021
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Duración: 7 Days
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We will schedule your airport transfer into Mendoza according to your flight arrival time. IMPORTANT: This tour ends at Santiago de Chile airport (SCL), in Chile.


Airports

  • El Plumerillo Airport, Mendoza Argentina



Cancelaciones y devoluciones: If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Incluye

  • 6x Breakfast
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • 3 nights of accommodation in Mendoza
  • 3 nights of accommodation in Santiago de Chile
  • Tours mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bilingual guides (English / Spanish)
  • Transfers mentioned in the itinerary
  • One-way bus ticket from Mendoza to Santiago
  • Entrance fee to Aconcagua Provincial Park

No Incluye

  • Food and beverages (unless otherwise specified)
  • Gratuities

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