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Argentina
  • 10 days/9 nights
  • Next Departure: Nov 17, 2014
  • From $5,198 / person
  • ($1,080 single supplement)

Discover the Andes as you pedal through Argentina’s famous wine country on this 10-day adventure tour.

  • Biking
About
This Tour
Tucked away beneath the towering peaks of the Andes, sits one of the finest and most striking wine regions on the planet. Taste your way from Mendoza to Salta by foot, bike, and horseback on this ten-day Argentine adventure.

  • Pedal beside 22,300-foot Mount Tupungato en route to the sprawling Clos de los Siete Winery in the Uco Valley
  • Trek across the Argentine/Chilean border to Lake Horcones for a picnic lunch overlooking Mount Aconcagua, the tallest peak in the Western Hemisphere
  • Hike Cerro de los Siete Colores (Seven Colors Hill) and shop for pottery and ponchos at the artisan’s market in Pumamarca
  • Take in the fresh air and mountain scenery on a breezy, two-wheeled decent from Cuesta del Lipan to Salinas Grandes, an ocean of salt flats
  • Sample a variety of local goat cheeses and esteemed Torrontes whites at El Porvenir winery in Cafayate
  • Ride horseback into a labyrinth of small canyons and multi-color rock formations in Cafayate gorge
  • Top off the day with a plate of melt-in-your-mouth Malbec ham and the best empanadas the Argentine Northwest has to offer
Biking Monteviejo Winery
Photo: Biking Monteviejo Winery

We saw and did things we never would have been able to experience on our own!

Lisa Lombardo Allison Park, PA

Itinerary
& Map

Tour Itinerary

10 days/9 nights

Mendoza (MDZ) / Buenos Aires (EZE)

Day 1: Mendoza
Day 2: Uco Valley
Day 3: Uco Valley
Day 4: Salta
Day 5: Purmamarca
Day 6: High Andean Plateaus to Salinas Grandes
Day 7: Purmamarca to Cafayate
Day 9: Cafayate - Estancia las Cerreras, Tafi del Valle
Day 10: Tucuman

Nights 1 to 3: Postales de Uco

The property has 38 exclusive acres of traditional Malbec vineyard to explore and enjoy. Walk through the patios and gardens and enjoy the ancient trees that shade the pool and the dining area. Each of the nine extraordinary rooms has a beautiful view of the stunning Cordon del Plata.

Night 4: Legado Mítico

The historic hotel, located in the middle of Salta city, was owned by one family for several generations before becoming a boutique hotel in 1980. Wake up and enjoy the most important meal of the day at the breakfast lounge and come back after an afternoon of gallivanting around town and enjoy a good book or your favorite glass of wine in the library.

Night 5: Casa de Adobe

This charming retreat boasts some of the most stunning views in the region and they can all be enjoyed from your lovely guest room, the elegant dining area, or from a comfortable poolside lounge. Relax and enjoy a massage at the beautiful spa or lay out and soak in the sun on the magnificent terrace.

Nights 6 to 8: Viñas de Cafayate

Discover a unique place to enjoy fine wines and magnificent landscapes in the peace and quiet of the beautiful Viñas de Cafayate wine resort. Enjoy a glass of the region’s finest Malbec poolside with stunning views of the lush vineyard or by the fire in the cozy and charming lounge. Hungry? Let the chef prepare you some fresh vegetables from the property’s organic garden.

Night 9: Estancia las Carreras

Just a 10-minute drive from Tafí del Valle town, Estancia Las Carreras is located in one of the most scenic areas of Tucumán province, surrounded by imposing hills and beautiful forests. Built by the Jesuits around the year 1718, the property reflects the cultural heritage of the region in its architecture. If you enjoy a little cheese with your wine, be sure to stop by the old cheese factory that was also built in the 18th century.

Dates, Rates
& Details

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  • 10 days/9 nights
  • Next Departure: Nov 17, 2014
  • From $5,198 / person
  • ($1,080 single supplement)

Departure Dates

  • Nov 17 2014

A few more reasons why you've gotta go…

  • 1. Argentina is the 6th largest wine producer in the world and is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • 2. While you may go there for the wine, don’t forget to try some of the locals’ favorite foods: empanadas and locro (a maize, bean, and meat stew).
  • 3. There is much culture to explore in Salta because the region boasts the highest concentration of indigenous peoples.
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