Day 1 :
Depart from North America
- Fly to Argentina:
Board your overnight flight to Buenos Aires.
Day 2 :
Arrive in Argentina
Welcome to Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, a cosmopolitan city that's often referred to as "the Paris of South America". Meet your Tour Director and start exploring this bustling city.
Day 3 :
- See Buenos Aires:
Join a local guide for sightseeing. Stroll the citys many plazas and boulevards, including Plaza de Mayo where the city was born more than four centuries ago. Visit Congress Hall, the San Telmo District, and the fashionable Recoleta area. Entrance to the Metropolitan Cathedral is included.
LEAP Activity | Tango Argentina
Feel the passion as professional instructors teach you the tango, Argentina’s favorite dance. Discover the tango’s origins in 19th century Buenos Aires, and learn about its place in today’s culture. Later, relax and watch the pros perform in a dramatic show.
Day 4 :
- Fly to San Carlos de Bariloche:
Hop aboard a flight to San Carlos de Bariloche, a stunning city at the foothills of the Andes, best known for skiing.
- Explore the City:
Explore the city with a local guide as you travel the Circuito Chico. During this 65-kilometer tour, you will experience captivating panoramic views of the Argentinean landscape.
Day 5 :
Tronador and Nalcas Waterfall
- Discover Tronador Mountain:
Discover Tronador, a remarkable 3,491-meter mountain covered by seven glaciers. The international boundary between Chile and Argentina can be found at the mountains highest summit.
- Saltillo de Las Nalcas Waterfall:
Next, see Saltillo de Las Nalcas, an impressive waterfall flowing from Tronador Mountain.
Day 6 :
Rosales Park and Petrohue Rapids
- Cross the Andes into Chile:
- Vincent Perez Rosales Park:
Ride a catamaran through Nahuel Huapi Lake and across Todos Los Santos Lake in Chiles National Park, Vincente Perez Rosales.
- Petrohue Rapids:
See the raging Petrohue River Rapids en route to Puerto Varas.
- Continue to Puerto Varas:
Day 7 :
Porta del Lago and Frutillar
- Visit Llanquihue:
Visit Portal del Lago, a dairy farm in Llanquihue.
- Continue to Frutillar:
Continue to Frutillar on the bank of Lake Llanquihue. Observe homes and buildings completed in German-style architecture, evidence of the German immigration to the town during the 19th century.
Day 8 :
Puerto Montt and Santiago
- Discover Puerto Montt:
Spend the morning discovering the peaceful port town of Puerto Montt with a local guide. Explore this charming area of snow capped, volcanic mountains, green fields, forested hills, canals, and islands.
- Fly to Santiago:
Day 9 :
- Sites of Santiago:
A local guide leads you to the sites and sights of Santiago, including La Moneda Palace, the seat of the Chilean President. View artifacts from the indigenous peoples of Chile, as well as ceramics and textiles from Mexico to Patagonia at the Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino.
- Free Afternoon:
Enjoy a free afternoon in Santiago.
Day 10 :
Depart for Home
- Final Farewells...:
Board your flight home to the United States
Day 11 :
Arrive in the United States