Day 1 - Arrive Buenos Aires, Argentina
Arrive in Buenos Aires, where you are met and
transferred to your hotel, enjoying guaranteed early
check-in. Tonight, gather for a cocktail reception
and festive welcome dinner.
Day 2 - Buenos Aires
Explore cosmopolitan Buenos Aires and its various
barrios — each with their own unique character.
View some of the city’s modern street art in La Boca
and Barracas, which are steeped in art and history,
and home to some of the most spectacular murals in
the city. This experience provides an in-depth look at
the effect of politics, economics and social change on
Buenos Aires street art and activism, to help foster a
greater understanding of how the city’s history has
influenced public expression. Experience a private
tango demonstration and lesson from performers
at the famed Rojo Tango cabaret. Later, delight in
dinner and a tango show at this intimate venue.
Day 3 - Buenos Aires
Journey into the countryside, to an estancia (ranch),
where you have a polo lesson and try your hand at
swinging a mallet, or opt for a carriage or bicycle ride through the surrounding landscapes instead.
For lunch, savor asado (barbeque), a local favorite
of Porteños. Afterward, return to your hotel.
Day 4 - Patagonia, Chile
This morning, fly south by private charter to
Puerto Natales, in windswept Chilean Patagonia,
arriving in time for lunch at your luxury hotel.
This afternoon, take advantage of the wide range
of activities and expeditions available, in varying
grades of difficulty and duration. Tonight, dine at
Day 5 - Puerto Natales
Explore the magnificent wilderness of Torres del
Paine National Park — a UNESCO Biosphere
Reserve renowned for its otherworldly landscape of
granite spires and deserted pampas. See firsthand the
serrated Torres del Paine mountains and scan their
peaks, where you might pick out a soaring Andean
condor riding an updraft. After dinner, simply relax
or marvel at the Patagonian night sky, awash with
Day 6 - Puerto Natales
Today, enjoy one of these Design Your Day
Cruise the Patagonian Fjords to Two Glaciers,
witnessing their majesty and power up close.
Ride Horseback at Puerto Consuelo, the first
ranch in the region, and roam through the
Trek to Condor Lookout on Mount Benitez,
viewing rock paintings en route, and watching
condors in flight.
Additional activity options are also available.
Tonight, gather for another dinner accompanied by
superb Chilean wines.
Day 7 - Mendoza, Argentina
Depart the wilds of Patagonia and fly by private
charter to Mendoza, Argentina, where you have
lunch with a celebrated local winemaker. Afterward
transfer to your hotel, nestled in a 55-acre vineyard.
Enjoy dinner at leisure at your hotel.
Day 8 - Mendoza
Set out on a full-day winery experience that
includes visits and tastings at three wineries,
enjoying lunch with paired wines at one of them.
Tonight, dine at 1884 Restaurante, owned by one of Argentina’s top chefs — a culinary highlight of
Day 9 - Mendoza
Today is yours to pursue activities as you desire.
Perhaps horseback ride through the local vineyards,
mountain bike or do a bit of hiking. A cooking
lesson this evening is led by a chef who introduces
you to the secrets of Argentinian cuisine. Savor the
repast you have created as you relax beside a fire
amid the vineyards.
Day 10 - Iguazu, Brazil
Fly northeast to Iguazu, landing on the Argentine
side of Iguazu Falls. Bordering Brazil and
Argentina, the falls are located in lush Iguazu
National Park — a vast forest that is home to
rare birds, such as macaws, toucans and parrots,
as well as monkeys, crocodiles, armadillos and
elusive jaguars. Explore the Argentine side of the falls, starting with a train ride. Disembark to trek
along pathways to the top of the waterfalls to take
in spectacular views and bask in a natural setting
filled with orchids, colorful birds and endemic
wildlife. Enjoy an exclusive lunch in view of the
Dos Hermanos cascades, and then proceed to a
suspended platform at the brink of Devil’s Throat,
the largest cascade in Iguazu National Park, to
experience the immense power of the water up
close. After the visit, cross the border to your hotel
on the Brazilian side. Tonight, if the sky is clear,
enjoy the unique opportunity to explore the falls by
Day 11 - Iguazu
Today, experience Iguazu Falls from both the
Brazilian and Argentinian sides. Thanks to exclusive
park access, enter the Brazilian side before regular
operating hours, descending on a canyon trail for
panoramic views of more than 240 cascades. Then,
board a glass elevator to a platform, for a new
perspective. Later, a private boat takes you right up
to the bottom of the falls to feel the true force of this
natural wonder. In the afternoon, make a backstage
visit to the Parque des Aves bird sanctuary that
includes access to restricted areas and the privileged
opportunity to interact with toucans and flamingos,
among others. This evening, savor a memorable dinner in the care of a celebrated local chef who
takes you on a culinary journey through Brazilian
Day 12 - Depart São Paulo
After a leisurely morning and lunch at the hotel, fly
by private charter to São Paulo, Brazil, where you
connect with your international flight.