Bikes and Wines Argentina & Chile

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Bikes and Wines Argentina & Chile

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Highlights

Cycling, Horse Riding
, Rafting
, Wine tours

Overview

A journey of true discovery. This adventure takes us from the cosmopolitan pulse of Buenos Aires, to the Andean most magnificent views. From Buenos Aires, we fly to Mendoza province and absorb all the wine traditions of Tupungato, Uco Valley, and the Central Valleys. Lodge at exclusive, countryside retreats. Cycle and horseback ride throughout the vineyards, and dine at state-of-the-art wineries. From Mendoza, we fly west across the cordillera to Santiago de Chile, enjoying superb views of Mt. Aconcagua, the highest peak of the Americas. Afterwards, visit some outstanding Bodegas in the area of the Colchagua and Maipo Valleys.

TRIP ITINERARY

Day 1. Cusco - Buenos Aires

We will be waiting for you at Buenos Aires Airport. Transfer to your centric hotel. A brief orientation meeting will be held at the hotel to meet our guide and review the itinerary before setting out on an afternoon tour of the city’s historic neighborhoods. In the late afternoon, we make a stop at one of the city’s finest Wine bars and get acquainted with the superb Argentine Malbecs. Get ready for an evening of Music & Dance at one of Buenos Aires’ most authentic Tango venues.

Meals Dinner
Accommodation Hotel

Day 2. Buenos Aires

Morning visit to the traditional Recoleta neighborhood, with its sparkling cafes & restaurants. Later on, bike ride of the Buenos Aires Ecological reservation. Our ride ends by the city’s modern waterfront, where we will have lunch at one of Buenos Aires’ great steak houses. The rest of the day is yours to walk this amazing city, its museums and parks.

Meals Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation Hotel
Hiking time Cycling: 2.30 hours

Day 3. Central Valleys of Mendoza – Biking & Wineries

Early morning flight to Mendoza. Upon our arrival, check in at Club Tapiz. Located in an estate built in 1890 and surrounded by ten hectares of vineyards, the house was restored preserving its Renaissance-styleVilla structure and maintaining vintage elements. We cycle to award winning winery Achaval Ferrer. Only a few years into the market , its wines consistently receive 90 + punctuations in Wine Spectator. Again on our bikes for lunch at Ruca Malen winery. Afternoon leisure at the lodge & evening visit to centric Mendoza.

Meals Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation Hotel
Hiking distance Total biking distance: 20 –30 km .

Day 4. ( Mendoza ) Uco Valley - ( Biking & Horse Back riding at the Andes’ foothills )

Transfer south to the town of Tupungato, at the Uco Valley. Once at the valley, we ride our bikes up to the lodge at Salentein Winery. Lunch at Kilka, the Bodega`s Restaurant and Art Space. Afternoon visit to the winery and horse back ride through the vineyards with incredible views of Tupungato, one of the highest mountain ranges of the Andes (6800 mts).

Meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation Hotel
Hiking distance Total Biking distance: 24 km to 30 km.
Hiking time Horse back riding: 2 hours approx.

Day 5. (Mendoza) -Uco valley – Biking & Wineries
Morning bike to one of the valley’s finest wineries

(Mendoza) -Uco valley – Biking & Wineries
Morning bike to one of the valley’s finest wineries: Clos de los Siete , a joint wine adventure initiated a few years back by the world famous French winemaker Michel Rolland. Enjoy a typical argentine Asado ( barbecue), delicious Empanadas (meat pies) and the Bodega`s exquisite blend, while you gaze at the magnificent Andes in the background. Afternoon bike ride to La Azul, a small Boutique winery, producer of outstanding Malbecs.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation Hotel
Hiking distance Total Biking distance: 25 to 32 km

Day 6. Mendoza ( flight to) –Santiago de Chile

Morning transfer to Mendoza airport to board a flight over the Andes, to Chile’s capital city of Santiago. Transfer to our centric hotel. One of the country’s most precious treasures are its Mariscos (sea food), and we head for Mercado Central, the historic building where chilean Chefs go for fresh sea- food. Lunch at the market From there, we will go on a walking tour of downtown Santiago`s main historic sites. The rest of the day is yours to discover the city.

Meals Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation Hotel
Hiking distance Total biking distance: 35 km

Day 7. Colchagua Valley

Morning transfer south to the town of Santa Cruz, at the center of Colchagua Valley, one of the Chile’s most prominent wine regions. Time on your own to walk around the historic town or visit the Colchagua Museum. Afternoon cycling through the outstanding scenery, (on secondary roads)

Meals Breakfast and Dinner
Accommodation Hotel
Hiking distance Total biking distance: 40 km

Day 8. Colchagua Valley

After a short morning transfer, we start cycling from the small town of Lolol. Enjoy a Gourmet Picnic lunch and relax at the quiet “Valley of the Artists” before heading back to town. Late afternoon transfer back at the Lodge.

Meals Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation Hotel

Day 9. Curicó Valley - lodge at Casa Silva Winery

Today we will get to know another of Chile’s prime regions of wine making. Morning transfer south to Curicó. The city Founded in 1743, and destroyed by an earthquake in 1928, is today one of the more cultured and provincial towns of Chile. A few miles outside town we find Alta Cima, a family-run boutique winery dedicated to the production of fine wines. We leave the winery just to get across one of the valley’s true culinary jewels, restaurant Colo Colo, in the town of Romeral. Its simple atmosphere only known to the locals hides some of the best Plateadas (casserole beef) in the whole country. After one-hour transfer we get to our lodge at Casa Silva Winery. Relax at the colonial patio as you taste the Casa Silva’s top Carmenere. We will gather back for our farewell dinner, at the Bodega’s restaurant by the barrel room.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation Hotel

Day 10. Maipo Valley- Transfer out to Santiago Airport

After breakfast, you can explore the Bodega or walk throughout the oldest vineyards in the Colchagua Valley, Mid morning departure to Santiago International Airport, to board flights back home /or domestic connections.

Meals Breakfast
Accommodation not included

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