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Flavours of Chile and Argentina

15 days from £4699pp

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Flavours of Chile and Argentina

15 days from £4699pp
 

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Argentina and Chile both have a robust and tasty cuisine born of age-old recipes conceived in the countryside. You are probably familiar with a few of them: meaty empanadas, chunky soups, gratinated shellfish; tender sirloin steaks; especially agreeable when washed down with one of the ever-improving local wines.

On this mouth-watering holiday you have a taste of the variety of fresh savoury dishes in the two capital cities - of course more than worth a visit in their own right. Then we take you to the lesser-known northwest: a region of the deserts, oases, fertile plains and foothills on the eastern flank of the Andes. Here you will be introduced to stunning landscapes displaying nature in the raw, wind carved cliffs and blood-red canyons, the vestiges of the historical Andean indigenous communities. You will also be given many opportunities to sample the cuisine and wines. Cookery classes and demonstrations will immediately expand your repertoire in the kitchen at home.

You’ll be staying at intimate, characterful properties with a unique local ambience and small wineries, many with beautiful locations. Your private tour begins in cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, considered to be Latin America’s most sophisticated and European city, with its wide boulevards, colonial architecture and café society. It ends on the other side of the Andes at Santiago, capital of Chile, also a developing destination for visitors.

Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Transfer to your hotel in the arty San Telmo district.

Day 2

Walking tour of the Avenue de Mayo. Guided tour of the city by night including dinner at a live tango show.

Day 3

Full day trip to Gaucho capital San Antonio de Areco and Estancia La Bamba.

Day 4

Fly to Salta; tour of the colonial city and regional dinner.

Day 5

Transfer to countryside hotel in the wine producing region.

Day 6

Visit the vineyards of Cafayate.

Day 7

Drive to highland colonial town Cachi via Molinos.

Day 8

Transfer to Purmamarca via Humahuaca Gorge.

Day 9

Cookery lesson in Tilcara.

Days 10

Visit wineries in the Cafayate region; wine-tasting. Fly to Mendoza.

Day 11

Visit three vineyards in the region with lunch and wines.

Day 12

At leisure in Mendoza.

Day 13

By luxury public coach across the Andes to Santiago, Chile.

Day 14

Visit the capital’s vibrant food markets and enjoy a cookery demonstration before lunch.

Day 15

Transfer to Santiago airport.

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Buenos Aires
Places visited

Buenos Aires


 
 Wine Tour of the Central Valley
Thing to do

Wine tour of the Central Valley


 
Hotel del Virrey
Accommodation

Hotel del Virrey


 

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