Land Rover driving in the Wine Region

Wine & Country Expedition Departures: 19 March OR 15 October 2018 | From USD 12 850 | Santiago, Wine Country, Lakes Region of Chile and Argentina

Discover a cultural-rich landscape

Discover the spectacular landscapes of Chile and Argentina on an exceptional South America Overland Small Group Journey. The Wine and Country Expedition, an exclusive set departure journey, offers a fantastic way to explore the iconic destinations of these vibrant countries.

Journey summary:

What we love about this journey:

  • Appreciate the sensational Casablanca Valley, on the way to Valparaiso, and the unique La Recova Vineyards
  • Strap on your boots for intrepid mountain bike trips, trekking in exquisite surroundings or horseback riding through acres of stunning nature and vines
  • Embrace your inner child with adventure activities in the Lakes Region
  • Discover the Maule Valley for a true Chilean wine experience
  • Enjoy a traditional country barbecue lunch in the home of hospitable locals
  • Delve into Mapuche land when visiting Pucón, and explore their traditions, art, and cuisine
  • Taste the different flavours of traditional Mapuche food
  • Capture the magnificent crossing from Chile to Argentina and back
  • Visit the spectacular Termas Geométricas thermal springs with two waterfalls and three cold plunge pools
  • Dive into a chocolate feast in San Carlos de Bariloche, considered the gastronomic capital of the south, and also Argentina’s delicious chocolate capital
  • Kayak on the Moreno Lake and paddle through a slideshow of sublime sights
  • Meander through the sublimely lush woodland of Brazo Tristeza offering startling views of the Cerro Tronador mountain and its seven glaciers
  • Take in the scenic surroundings as your average daily drive during the Wine and Country Expedition is 350km (217 miles). Day 4 of the expedition is your longest travel day with a maximum drive of 720km (447 miles). You are never on the road for more than 3-hours at a time without refreshing stops, visits, meals or snacks
  • Soar high in the skies on an optional overflight Lakes and Volcanoes with Tompkins
    pilot Rodrigo Noriega (45min) USD 750 p/p min 2 guests