This unique journey across the Andes explores the magnificent and diverse landscape, intriguing Inca and Conquistador legacy and abundant wildlife of some less travelled but fascinating parts of northern Chile and Argentina.
Your journey begins in Santiago, Chile's cosmopolitan capital with its spectacular mountain backdrop, before visiting Valparaiso with its impressive setting and well-preserved 19th century buildings. Continue to the Atacama Desert, a spectacular arid desert landscape, then cross the Andes in to north-west Argentina. Based near the beautiful colonial town of Salta, explore the ancient hill towns and Inca legacy of this spectacular region with its diverse landscape of mountains, canyons, salt lakes, cloud forest and sierras before heading slightly south to the high altitude wine region of Cafayate. End this remarkable journey in the capital, Buenos Aires, enjoying the bustling atmosphere of this cosmopolitan city.
Arrive Santiago. City sightseeing. Overnight Hotel Lastarria.
Drive to Valparaiso. Overnights Hotel Zero.
Fly to Calama. Local exploraton of Atacama Desert. Overnights Alto Atacama.
Transfer to Tilcara, Argentina. Overnights Las Marias.
Purmamarca & Salta sightseeing. Overnights El Bordo de las Lanzas.
Cafayate. Overnights Patios de Cafayate.
Fly to Buenos Aires. City sightseeing. Overnights The Sofitel.