Chile to Argentina: Lakes, Wine & Active Adventures

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Blend active discovery in the great outdoors by day...

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With relaxed indulgence in beautiful lodges by night...

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... as you explore from the Lake District into Patagonia

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Spend time with expert guides and epic wildlife...

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Discover Patagonia's rich Welsh heritage...

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Watch herds of guanacos cross the steppe...

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Paddle in gentle mountain lakes...

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And stroll in a family vineyard nestled in the Andes.

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There is delicious food to enjoy...

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Seasonal produce to harvest...

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And boutique wine to savour at source.

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The Lake District is a place of emerald forests, deep blue water and pretty towns nestled below volcanoes. South into Patagonia you add more variety still, from arid steppe and Pacific coast to temperate rainforest and sunny vineyards.

  • Self drive
  • Cross the Lake District
  • Undiscovered Patagonia
  • Lakes, forests & canyons
  • Mountains & vineyards
  • Hiking, horses & kayaks
  • Top-notch food & wine
  • Rich Welsh heritage
  • Wildlife encounters
  • Special places to stay
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What's Included

Key Inclusions

19 nights hotel accommodation

(enquire for hotel details)

Private airport transfers

Hire vehicle

2 x Internal flights

All breakfasts

8 x lunches

9 x dinners

Guided Activities

Private Santiago city tour

Private Puerto Varas tour

Private hike near Villa la Angostura

2 x choice of shared activities - horse riding, kayaking, rafting or walking

Private wildlife and steppe driving tour

Private cultural guided tour in the Trevelin Valley

Shared vineyard tour with tasting

Private hike and farmstead visit near Futaleufú

Shared rafting on the Futaleufú River

5* Service

We have personally experienced & loved every aspect of this trip

Holiday Guide with advice, background information and recommendations

ABTOT / ATOL Financial protection

Local support throughout

24/7 emergency support

Industry-leading 160% carbon capture

Exclusive departure date

Please note: International travel & fuel for vehicle hire not included.


Day 1

Arrive in Santiago de Chile

A warm welcome awaits as you land in Chile's thriving capital. Head out with your guide to explore on foot, walking as much or as little as you like. Being downtown means you are close to Santiago's best restaurants, so you'll have no trouble finding somewhere special for dinner.

Day 2

Fly to Chile's Lake District

Day 3

Walk & explore around Osorno Volcano

Day 4

Swap Chile for Argentina

Day 5

Hike to a hidden viewpoint

Day 6

Drive south to your next idyllic lodge

Day 7

Explore on horseback

Day 8

Kayak in the lake, or raft in the river

Day 9

Drive south to Esquel

Day 10

Explore the great steppe with your guide

Memorable moments you can look forward to...

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Yerba maté with the locals

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To secret Lake District viewpoints

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At incredible night skies

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A traditional asado bbq

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Wonderfully tame horses

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Get wet...

As you ride the river waves

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Say yes...

To another glass of wine

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In fresh seasonal produce

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Have dinner...

With our local friends

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At mighty Osorno Volcano

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Feel tiny...

Below the epic scenery

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A few words of Welsh

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Incredible wildlife photos

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Don Bini & his animals

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