A Grape Escape
Day 1Depart home for Santiago.
Day 2Welcome! Your private guide will transfer you to your adorable boutique hotel located just minutes from the city center.
Day 3After breakfast you will enjoy a private tour to two of the largest and most important Chilean vineyards.
Day 4Prepare for an incredible full day excursion along the Sun Highway on the central coast with your private guide.
Day 5After breakfast prepare for your transfer from Santiago to the Colchagua Valley. Before reaching Santa Cruz, you will pass through several small villages that are surrounded by magnificent vineyards, as you witness the traditional way of life in central Chile.
Day 6Today you will visit three different and unique vineyards. The fertile soils of this region make it possible to produce many red wine varieties like Cabernet Sauvignon and Chiles emblematic Carmenére.
Day 7You will return to Santiago where you can relax and delight in your final day in Chile. Not to be missed is Barrio Bellavista; famous for its bohemian nightlife as well as a popular place to purchase lapis lazuli.
Day 8Your guide will escort you to the Santiago Airport for your flight to Mendoza. Youll fly over the most breathtakingly beautiful terrain imaginable as you cross over the Andes into Argentina. Upon arrival you will be met by a local host for transfer to your hotel.
Day 9Enjoy breakfast as you prepare for a full day of wine tastings. Your guide will take you on a visit of three wineries of the Lújan de Cuyo, home to the Malbec grape and where the most prestigious Argentine wineries are located.
Day 10Your guide will escort you to a relatively new and exciting wine region, where great grapes, walnuts and various fruits grow in abundance. The Uco Valley is a unique climate region with varying elevations, sometimes even in the same vineyard, and abundant sweet water that provides local winemakers with some of the best terrior they could ever wish for.
Day 11Enjoy your entire day at leisure, exploring this fascinating landscape and unique destination.
Day 12Your driver will escort you to the airport in Mendoza. Once you arrive in Buenos Aires, you will be transferred from the regional airport to the International Airport to catch your departing flight to the United States.