This introductory tour of Chile and
Argentina takes in the most spectacular
sights of the two countries. Starting in
Santiago the tour visits the colourful
port of Valparaiso before heading south
to Patagonia to see mountain peaks,
glaciers and wildlife. Finish with a scenic
journey past the volcanoes of the Lake
District and a few days in the elegant city
of Buenos Aires.
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Overnight flight from London (regional
connections available) to Santiago with British
Arrive and transfer to the Solace Hotel for 3 nights.
In the afternoon, visit the Costanera viewing
platform for views of the city and the Andes. In
the evening, enjoy a welcome dinner. (D)
This morning explore the central market,
cathedral and main square of Santiago in a tour
of the city. Afternoon at leisure or optional visit
to the Pre-Columbian Museum. (B)
Travel to the coast for a full-day tour of the
historic and colourful city of Valparaiso. There
will be a chance to visit the house of Chile’s
celebrated poet, Pablo Neruda. (B)
Fly to Punta Arenas and transfer to the
charming town of Puerto Natales, surrounded by
the glassy waters of Last Hope Sound and the
mountain peaks of Patagonia. Stay overnight at
the Hotel Martin Gusinde. (B)
Full day tour taking in the dramatic scenery of
granite peaks, emerald lakes, waterfalls and
ancient lenga forests with several short hikes
including Laguna Azul, which has one of the
best views of the Torres peaks. Stay at the Hotel
Rio Serrano for 2 nights with views of the Paine
Massif. (B, L)
In the morning there will a boat excursion on
Grey Lake to see the glacier. (B)
Drive back to Punta Arenas, a journey of
approximately 5 hours with a stop at a
traditional Patagonian estancia for a typical
quincho barbecue. In the afternoon take a short
tour of Punta Arenas. Overnight at Cabo de
Hornos Hotel. (B, L)
Fly to Puerto Montt and transfer to the town of
Puerto Varas, surrounded by perfectly conical
volcanoes and a beautiful lake. Overnight at the
Solace Puerto Varas Hotel (B)
Full-day shared journey by coach and boat
across the Lake District to Argentina. Travel
through lakes and mountains, past forests and
waterfalls to the picturesque town of Bariloche
on the shores of Lake Nahuel Huapi. Transfer to
Hotel Edelweiss for 1 night. (B)
Fly to Buenos Aires and transfer to the Intersur
Hotel for 3 nights. Afternoon at leisure to
explore the streets of Buenos Aires on foot. (B)
Morning tour of Buenos Aires discovering its
blend of European cultures, grand architecture
and fascinating history. (B)
Day at leisure or take an optional full-day trip
to an estancia in the Pampas countryside. In
the evening, enjoy Argentinian cuisine during a
farewell dinner. (B, D)
Fly overnight to London with British Airways. (B)
Arrive in London. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
These small group
tours have been specially created for single
travellers. Benefits include single occupancy
of double / twin rooms as standard and at
sensible prices, plus the company of like-minded
travellers. View the complete collection at
This tour is led in each
destination en route by a local tour guide.
This tour is based in 3- and
Due to the size of the countries it is
important to be aware that some of the days
and transfers can be long.
In 1962, the Cabo de Hornos was built as the first grand hotel in Punta Arenas. Within walking distance of the major areas of interest, the hotel is located on the main plaza in the heart of the city and has a direct view of the Strait of Magellan. The hotel has 110 rooms and amenities include a restaurant serving regional and international cuisine, a bar, room service and laundry...
Built in 1970, the Edelweiss is a modern hotel conveniently located in downtown Bariloche, just steps from the Main Square, the Commercial District, and the shore of Lake Nahuel Huapi. It offers 100 comfortable rooms with central heating, mini-bar, in-room safe and cable television. There is also a cosy restaurant for dining as well as a cafe/piano bar for teatime and...
Hotel Intersur Recoleta has a prime location in the heart of this fashionable neighbourhood and is close to many cultural attractions. This elegant four-star hotel features a classical facade and 100 stylish rooms equipped with all modern conveniences. There is a small spa, a restaurant specialising in Italian cuisine and a bar serving traditional afternoon...
Hotel Martin Gusinde is a modern 3-star hotel located one block from the main square of Puerto Natales, next to the casino. There are 28 rooms with cable television and central heating. The hotel does not have its own restaurant but local restaurants in the town are within walking...
Hotel Rio Serrano is located on the western shore of the Serrano river, which comes winding from the Toro Lake, and flows into Ultima Esperanza bay. There are 98 rooms, some with views of the Paine massif, a panoramic restaurant and bar serving a variety of Chilean...
Centrally located in the town of Puerto Varas, the four-star Solace Hotel offers 62 contemporary suites equipped with all modern conveniences. The rooms are decorated in warm colours with furniture made of local woods and have views of the city or the lake and the surrounding volcanoes. There is an elegant bar-restaurant serving a selection of local and international...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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Situated on the south shore of Lake Nahuel Huapi, Bariloche (also know as San Carlos de...
Buenos Aires is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city that often feels more European than Sout...
Puerto Natales Settled in 1911 on the shores of Seno Ultima Esperanza (Last Hope Sound) as a port for the sheep industry...
Punta Arenas is the most southerly city in Chile. It lies on the eastern...
Puerto Varas is located in the heart of Chile's lake district. The...
The cosmopolitan capital of Chile is a buzzing metropolis set against the spectacular backdrop of the snow-capped Andes.
The spectacular Torres del Paine National Park is part of the United Nation’s World Biosphere Reserve system.