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.
Buenos Aires | Barrios & Tango Culture
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.
Buenos Aires | Polo and Estancia Traditions
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.
Patagonia, Chile | A Scenic Treasure
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 your hotel.
Puerto Natales | Torres del Paine National Park
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 starlight.
Puerto Natales | Design Your Day
Today, enjoy one of these Design Your Day activities.
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 surrounding landscapes.
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.
Mendoza, Argentina | Foothills of the Andes
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.
Mendoza | Winery Visits with Tastings
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 Ramos Generales, owned by one of Argentina’s top chefs — a culinary highlight of the journey.
Mendoza | Learning the Secrets of a Local Chef
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.
Iguazu, Brazil | Splendors of the Falls
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 moonlight.
Iguazu | Up Close with Natural Wonders
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 culture.
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.
Extend your journey in São Paulo or explore vibrant Rio de Janeiro, on a private, tailor-made experience crafted just for you by our local experts. Contact A&K for details.
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