Vineyards of South America
About South America
This Argentina and Chile tour featuring the vineyards of South America combines cosmopolitan cities with picturesque wine regions.Experience one of the world’s top wine-growing regions, Mendoza, nestled against the Andes Mountains. Here, enjoy the mild and sunny climate in some of the famous wine valleys of the region, including Luján de Cuyo and Uco Valley. During your time in Mendoza, tour some of the top wineries and taste some of the top wines. Here, Globus has also arranged special experiences for you. You’ll partake in a cooking class and learn how to make empanadas. You’ll also dine at one of South America’s most famous restaurants, 1884 Restaurante, created by one of Argentina’s best-known chefs. Wine lovers will also enjoy time in Santa Cruz in Chile’s Colchagua Valley, famous for its Mediterranean climate and nicknamed Chile’s Napa Valley. Your visits here include renowned wineries Viña Santa Cruz, Casa Lapostolle, and Viña Viu Manet.It’s not just the wine regions you’ll enjoy on this Argentina and Chile tour. You’ll also spend time in the vibrant cities of Buenos Aires and Santiago. In Buenos Aires, an Old World European atmosphere meets Latin passion. You’ll get to know the various barrios, or neighborhoods, on your sightseeing tour followed by a night of Tango featuring a private lesson and show! Chile’s vibrant capital, Santiago, is packed with parks, European-style squares, and historic buildings. Your time here includes a stop at one of the world’s best markets, La Vega, where you can eat like the locals do. You’ll also enjoy an excursion to the coastal towns of Viña del Mar and Valparaiso, where you’ll get to know these charming fishing villages turned beach resorts.From the big cities to the rural valleys of Argentina and Chile, this vacation has it all and more!
BUENOS AIRES Sightseeing with Local Guide; visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, Recoleta Cemetery; Tango dance lesson; Tango show MENDOZA Guided tour and tasting at Dominio del Plata Bodega; [LF] cooking class and mate demonstration; guided tour and tasting at Cruzat Vineyards, Bodegas Salentein and Domaine Bousquet; specialty lunch at Andeluna Winery; [LF] exclusive dinner at Francis Mallmann’s 1884 RestauranteSANTA CRUZ Guided tour and tasting at Viña Santa Cruz; scenic cable-car ride to recreated Indian villages; home-hosted lunch and folklore show; visit Colchagua Museum; guided tour and tasting at Casa Lapostolle; guided tour and tasting at Viña Viu Manet and [LF] blend your own bottle of wine experience SANTIAGO Sightseeing with Local Guide; visit [LF] La Vega Central Market; sightseeing of Valparaiso and Viña del Mar; farewell dinner
Breakfast daily, 3 lunches, 4 three-course dinners including a special farewell dinner in Santiago
NOTE: Participation in this tour requires guest’s name exactly as it appears on his/her passport, D.O.B., gender, and nationality at the time of booking.