Chile and Argentina luxury tour

“A luxury tour of Chile and Argentina taking in cities, wineries and natural wonders, with private guides, internal flights and superb accommodation.”


Santiago city tour | Maipo Valley wineries tour | Mendoza | three nights at luxury wine lodge | El Calafate | Los Glaciares National Park | Perito Moreno Glacier | trekking | Iguazu | Buenos Aires city tour | El Ombú de Areco estancia

Description of Chile and Argentina luxury tour

This Chile and Argentina luxury tour takes you from Santiago to Buenos Aires, with time in wine country, Patagonia and at the dramatic Iguazú Falls. This is a two-week adventure designed for outdoor enthusiasts who also love the finer things in life. You’ll enjoy private guided tours and superb hotels and lodges throughout, including the Ritz Carlton Santiago, Cavas Wine Lodge in Mendoza, the Sheraton Iguazú Resort & Spa, and the famed Alvear Palace in Buenos Aires. Flights take you from one region to the next, to save time and ensure you see the most.

This 15 day holiday begins in Santiago where a private guided tour explores the downtown, Central Market and various interesting neighbourhoods. From here, explore the vineyards of the Maipo Valley, before flying to Mendoza to stay at Cavas Wine Lodge. Here, tour the wine-producing valleys and enjoy a host of activities in the Andes, a massage, and meals at different restaurants in the area.

This luxury tour explores dramatic Patagonia next. Fly along the Andes to El Calafate. Explore Los Glaciares National Park, where you can take a trek on the Perito Moreno Glacier and cruise Lago Argentino in front of the imposing Upsala Glacier. Next, fly to Iguazú and stay in the only hotel actually inside Iguazú National Park. You’ll have a room with a view of the falls, and time to take in the incredible sights and sounds, hiking along trails and catwalks on the Argentine side.

The final destination for this memorable holiday is Buenos Aires, where you can enjoy superb shopping and dining, and stay at the elegant Alvear Palace. You’ll have a private tour of the city, with a VIP Tango Dinner Show, and a full day at the historic estancia of El Ombú de Areco outside the city. Here, you can enjoy a traditional Argentinian barbecue and try activities from riding, walking and cattle ranching, to relaxing by the pool.

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Responsible tourism

Chile and Argentina luxury tour

Carbon reduction

Your holiday will help support local people and conservation. We must also reduce CO2. Learn about the CO2 emissions of this holiday and how to reduce them.


We believe tourism should be educational and sustainable, as well as entertaining. We designed this trip to contribute minimal impact to the local environment with positive benefits to the local communities.

All guides follow strict “green ethics”. Reusable water bottles are provided in an effort to encourage less waste and discourage the need for plastic throw-away bottles. Guides always practice ‘Leave No Trace’ ethics and give clear and committed instructions for interacting with nature and wildlife with efforts to preserve and leave undisturbed the beauty for generations to enjoy.

All activities and excursions on this trip are ecologically responsible and low-impact. On our Perito Moreno minitrekking excursion for example, we ensure our clients leave only crampon marks and take only photographs. The tour of Iguazu Falls is a walking tour - as low impact as they come and our ‘Four Balconies of Buenos Aires’ tour is also featured as a walking tour.

At Cavas wine lodge the privilege of their rural location comes with the great responsibility of protecting the land for future generations. They have developed a strict environmental policy that includes a commitment to the environment and support and involvement with local communities. Their commitment to the environment includes the following actions: the lodge performs a conscientious treatment of the wastes it generates, by separating, and stockpiling the various kinds of materials that go into local recycle plants; they handle organic waste through a compost process, committing staff in the generation of compost and humus to be used in our organic vegetable garden and vineyards; Mendoza has 320 days of sun a year and by strategically placing solar panels they pre-heat water to 50 degrees saving up to 50% of gas consumption; Cavas Wine Lodge is the first hotel in the region that reuses water from wash hand basins, showers and baths, recycled on-site for landscape irrigation.


Sustainable tourism should improve the lives of local people. This ensures growth to the local economy and support to the community.

Hotels selected for this trip are locally-owned and operated and share our environmental approach and beneficially involve the local people. They practice ethical business standards and are committed to environmental preservation.

All guides are from Argentina and Chile and mostly local citizens of each area. Tours in Santiago, Buenos Aires, Mendoza, El Calafate, Iguazu are integrated with the municipality, neighborhoods, associations or organizations in the local areas, helping support different activities that promote the region, such as shows, sponsorships, and meetings in addition to supporting new housing projects, community centers and schools. The Buenos Aires city tour is operated in cooperation with local restaurants, shops, galleries.

Cavas Wine Lodge is involved in Agrelo´s community and help in the development of children´s education and proper nutrition. They are a proud member of the civil association "Caminos de Vino de Agrelo" Together with other 35 companies they join efforts on subjects like tourism, security, eco systems, production and cultural/social area development and growth. Guests are invited to join in the goal to support children´s education by bringing along pencils, books, educational toys.

As members of the IGLTA (International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association), we promise to only work with partners and guides who are conscious and conscientious of the various backgrounds of our globally diverse travelers.

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