The picturesque Lake District stretches along the northwestern tip of Argentine Patagonia, dotted with several charming lakeside villages, and some of the most spectacular topography in the country. The Lake District is nestled by the Andes mountains and is a great base for exploring all of the region’s exciting outdoor adventures including hiking, skiing, fishing, lagoons, hot springs, and volcanoes. These charming lakeside villages, including Bariloche the region’s major attraction, offers unique accommodations, delicious local cuisine, and breathtaking views.
The breathtaking Patagonia Region is shared by Argentina and Chile and runs from the coasts of the Pacific Ocean towards the Atlantic Ocean brimming with awe-inspiring glaciers and fjords.
Iguazu is recognized by many as the most beautiful waterfalls in the world, the Iguazu Falls, which straddles the border between Brazil and Argentina.
Northwest Argentina is like another world, nestled beneath the mighty Andes the region boasts some interesting topography. There are dusty ochre desert towns, colonial chapels, quaint vineyards, colorful cliffs, salt flats, volcanic cones, and an eclectic culture found in the music and food of the region.
This is an opportunity to experience the Gaucho culture of the Pampas region, in the gracious environment of an 18th century Estancia (ranch).
Patagonia is a seasonal destination, mainly operational from September through April and filled with impressive sights such as mountains, lakes, glaciers, national parks, islands, peninsulas, deserts, rivers, the Tierra del Fuego and the Strait of Magellan.
Torres del Paine National Park is the most important natural reserve in Chilean Patagonia. Its nearly 500,000 acres encompasses some of the world`s most breathtaking and recognizable natural images, including the iconic granite towers of Las Torres, and the unforgettable Los Cuernos (horns).
Machu Picchu remains one of the premier archaeological sites in the world and serves as a vivid reminder of the Incan Empire, its imagination, and magnificence. The citadel is surrounded by iconic Andean peaks, and includes temples, residences, fountains, and hundreds of cascading steps.
Visit Santiago (a truly cosmopolitan city able to preserve its traditions, located close to vineyards, wineries, ski resorts and beach towns), Atacama Desert (experience extraordinary natural wonders in the driest non-polar desert in the world!), Puerto Varas (A traditional German-style architecture characterizes the town, reflecting its colonial past). Then, start a sail through the Argentinean and Chilean lakes across the Andes. By navigating the green emerald 'Lake Todos Los Santos' with the volcanoes at the background. Bariloche (a magical city that serves as the central hub for Argentina`s breathtaking lake region with tall peaks and crystal clear waters, dazzles with its extraordinary landscapes, where majestic lakes are followed by impressive mountains), Calafate (known for the imposing and legendary Perito Moreno Glacier), Ushuaia (located on the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, the southernmost tip of South America, nicknamed the “End of the World.”) and Buenos Aires (to stroll in the streets of the Paris of South America and experience one of their Tango Shows). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
Argentinian cuisine blends together Mediterranean, European, Italian, and Spanish influences with dishes like Italian pasta and pizzas, French pastries, French fries, and patties.