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Chile/Argentina

Wonders of Chile and Argentina: Patagonia, Iguazu Falls and Splendid Cities

Experience the volcanoes, lakes and glacier-carved peaks of Patagonia and explore Santiago and Buenos Aires as you discover what connects these two countries and what makes them unique.
Rating (4.29)
Program No. 20789RJ
Length
14 days
Starts at
5,249
Flights start at
1,300
Chile/Argentina

Wonders of Chile and Argentina: Patagonia, Iguazu Falls and Splendid Cities

Experience the volcanoes, lakes and glacier-carved peaks of Patagonia and explore Santiago and Buenos Aires as you discover what connects these two countries and what makes them unique.
Length
14 days
Starts at
5,249
Flights start at
1,300
Length
14 days
Rating (4.29)
Starts at
5,249
Flights start at
1,300
Program No. 20789RJ

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DATES & starting prices
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Dec 6 - Dec 19, 2022
Starting at
5,249
Jan 10 - Jan 23, 2023
Starting at
5,599
Jan 20 - Feb 2, 2023
Starting at
5,599
Jan 24 - Feb 6, 2023
Starting at
5,599
Feb 1 - Feb 14, 2023
Starting at
5,599
Feb 14 - Feb 27, 2023
Starting at
5,599
Feb 21 - Mar 6, 2023
Starting at
5,599
Mar 11 - Mar 24, 2023
Starting at
5,599
Sep 19 - Oct 2, 2023
Starting at
5,599
Oct 10 - Oct 23, 2023
Starting at
5,599
Nov 1 - Nov 14, 2023
Starting at
5,599
Nov 7 - Nov 20, 2023
Starting at
5,599
Dec 2 - Dec 15, 2023
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5,599
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Dec 6 - Dec 19, 2022
Starting at
5,999
Jan 10 - Jan 23, 2023
Starting at
6,439
Jan 20 - Feb 2, 2023
Starting at
6,439
Jan 24 - Feb 6, 2023
Starting at
6,439
Feb 1 - Feb 14, 2023
Starting at
6,439
Feb 14 - Feb 27, 2023
Starting at
6,439
Feb 21 - Mar 6, 2023
Starting at
6,439
Mar 11 - Mar 24, 2023
Starting at
6,439
Sep 19 - Oct 2, 2023
Starting at
6,439
Oct 10 - Oct 23, 2023
Starting at
6,439
Nov 1 - Nov 14, 2023
Starting at
6,439
Nov 7 - Nov 20, 2023
Starting at
6,439
Dec 2 - Dec 15, 2023
Starting at
6,439

At a Glance

Uncover treasures built by man and forged by nature on this journey in Chile and Argentina. Explore the cosmopolitan capitals of Santiago and Buenos Aires. Experience the otherworldly natural environment of Patagonia, where snowcapped volcanoes rise above glacial lakes. And hear the roar of Iguazu Falls, a spectacle of water surrounded by jungle.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles per day; some uneven terrain. Long (approximately 9-12 hours) ferry and coach transport to Bariloche.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Discover both Chilean and Argentine Patagonia, crossing from one to the other by boat like the early settlers.
  • Learn about the world-class Chilean and Argentinean wine industry and visit a vineyard.
  • Feel the mist from Iguazu Falls as you explore the waterfall from the Argentinean and Brazilian side.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Buenos Aires, A Cultural History
by Jason Wilson
An exhilarating, erudite guide to Buenos Aires as it has been portrayed by writers, poets and thinkers, with a street map and detailed neighborhood descriptions.
The Secret in Their Eyes
by Eduardo Sacheri
Basis for the 2010 Oscar-winning film and a portrait of 1970s Buenos Aires, Sacheri's novel-within-a-novel follows Benjamin Chaparro, a retired clerk in the Palace of Justice, who sets out to write a novel about a case that has haunted him for decades.
Culture Smart! Argentina
by Robert Hamwee
A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
Fodor's Chile, Including Argentine Patagonia
by Adam Taplin (Editor)
An excellent all-around practical guide to the attractions, cultures and natural history of Chile.
Travels in a Thin Country, A Journey through Chile
by Sara Wheeler
British author Sara Wheeler deploys her wit, intelligence and powerful investigative skills on the Republic of Chile in this insightful travelogue.
Lonely Planet Buenos Aires
by Lonely Planet
The best of Buenos Aires is included in this practical guide, along with a pullout map and insider recommendations on shopping, eating, sleeping and day trips.
Chile, A Traveler's Literary Companion
by Katherine Silver (Editor)
These choice stories introduce both the country and a host of contemporary writers.
The Andes
by Jason Wilson
Starting out in Cuzco, heart of the Inca Empire, Wilson spreads north and south along the Andes, including excerpts from South American literary giants, travelers and his own impressions.
The Whispering Land
by Gerald Durrell
A sparkling account of an eight-month jaunt on the trail of fur seals, guanaco, parrots and other Patagonian marvels. Excellent family reading.
Iguazu Falls Map
by de Dios
This foldup laminated card shows seven maps of the falls, Puerto Iguazu, park and region.
Forgotten Continent
by Michael Reid
Economist editor Reid draws on his years in the cities, presidential palaces and shantytowns of Central and South America in this portrait of a region rich in oil, farmland and culture, with consideration on its prospects in the face of globalization.
Tango, The Art History of Love
by Robert Farris Thompson
A probing cultural history of the tango, its working class origins in 19th-century Buenos Aires and Afro-Argentine roots.
Lake District, Araucania: Argentina & Chile
by Zagier & Urruty Maps
This regional map (1:400,00) covers the mid-section of Chile and Argentina from Bariloche across to Puerto Montt and Temuco.
Ines of My Soul
by Isabel Allende
Allende turns the amazing life of Spanish conquistadora and founder of Santiago, Ines Suarez (1507-1580), into a gripping novel.
Buenos Aires Map
by Berndtson & Berndtson
A laminated street map of Buenos Aires and surroundings at a scale of 1:15,000.
A Wildlife Guide to Chile
by Sharon Chester
Chester's splendid guide, featuring 120 color plates, covers the wildlife, plants and natural history of Chile from the Atacama Desert and Patagonia to Easter Island and Antarctica.
Chile, A Traveler's Literary Companion
by Katherine Silver (Editor)
These choice stories introduce both the country and a host of contemporary writers.
Buenos Aires Map
by Berndtson & Berndtson
A laminated street map of Buenos Aires and surroundings at a scale of 1:15,000.
Tasting Chile, A Celebration of Authentic Chilean Foods and Wines
by Daniel Joelson
With recipes from restaurants and home chefs across Chile, this compilation is a great introduction to Chilean cuisine, and an excellent resource for anyone interested in trying out Chilean traditional dishes at home. Includes information on pairing wines with dishes and a basic overview of wine producers and varieties in Chile.
Culture Smart! Argentina
by Robert Hamwee
A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
Lonely Planet Buenos Aires
by Lonely Planet
The best of Buenos Aires is included in this practical guide, along with a pullout map and insider recommendations on shopping, eating, sleeping and day trips.
Tschiffely's Ride
by Aime Tschiffely
The classic account of a remarkable, 10,000-mile journey in 1925 across the Andes, pampas, deserts and tropical forest of South and Central America from Buenos Aires to Washington D.C. Astoundingly, Tschiffely made the epic trek with the same two delightful, determined and hardy (and much loved) gaucho horses, Mancha and Gato. Tschiffely captures the people, landscape of the spirit of places along the way in vivid, down-to-earth detail.
In Patagonia
by Bruce Chatwin
A masterpiece of travel, history and adventure, this award-winning book captures the spirit of the land, history, wildlife and people of Patagonia. There's no travel writer as engaging, insightful and just plain wonderful as Bruce Chatwin.
Buenos Aires, A Cultural History
by Jason Wilson
An exhilarating, erudite guide to Buenos Aires as it has been portrayed by writers, poets and thinkers, with a street map and detailed neighborhood descriptions.
In Patagonia
by Bruce Chatwin
A masterpiece of travel, history and adventure, this award-winning book captures the spirit of the land, history, wildlife and people of Patagonia. There's no travel writer as engaging, insightful and just plain wonderful as Bruce Chatwin.
Heartbreak Tango
by Manuel Puig
Puig's wicked tale of the life and death of Juan, an impossibly beautiful dancer and Lothario, steeped in the melancholy of Buenos Aires.
Tasting Chile, A Celebration of Authentic Chilean Foods and Wines
by Daniel Joelson
With recipes from restaurants and home chefs across Chile, this compilation is a great introduction to Chilean cuisine, and an excellent resource for anyone interested in trying out Chilean traditional dishes at home. Includes information on pairing wines with dishes and a basic overview of wine producers and varieties in Chile.
Iguazu Falls Map
by de Dios
This foldup laminated card shows seven maps of the falls, Puerto Iguazu, park and region.
Forgotten Continent
by Michael Reid
Economist editor Reid draws on his years in the cities, presidential palaces and shantytowns of Central and South America in this portrait of a region rich in oil, farmland and culture, with consideration on its prospects in the face of globalization.
The Whispering Land
by Gerald Durrell
A sparkling account of an eight-month jaunt on the trail of fur seals, guanaco, parrots and other Patagonian marvels. Excellent family reading.
Travels in a Thin Country, A Journey through Chile
by Sara Wheeler
British author Sara Wheeler deploys her wit, intelligence and powerful investigative skills on the Republic of Chile in this insightful travelogue.
Ines of My Soul
by Isabel Allende
Allende turns the amazing life of Spanish conquistadora and founder of Santiago, Ines Suarez (1507-1580), into a gripping novel.
Tango, The Art History of Love
by Robert Farris Thompson
A probing cultural history of the tango, its working class origins in 19th-century Buenos Aires and Afro-Argentine roots.
A Wildlife Guide to Chile
by Sharon Chester
Chester's splendid guide, featuring 120 color plates, covers the wildlife, plants and natural history of Chile from the Atacama Desert and Patagonia to Easter Island and Antarctica.
Fodor's Chile, Including Argentine Patagonia
by Adam Taplin (Editor)
An excellent all-around practical guide to the attractions, cultures and natural history of Chile.
Tschiffely's Ride
by Aime Tschiffely
The classic account of a remarkable, 10,000-mile journey in 1925 across the Andes, pampas, deserts and tropical forest of South and Central America from Buenos Aires to Washington D.C. Astoundingly, Tschiffely made the epic trek with the same two delightful, determined and hardy (and much loved) gaucho horses, Mancha and Gato. Tschiffely captures the people, landscape of the spirit of places along the way in vivid, down-to-earth detail.
The Andes
by Jason Wilson
Starting out in Cuzco, heart of the Inca Empire, Wilson spreads north and south along the Andes, including excerpts from South American literary giants, travelers and his own impressions.
Heartbreak Tango
by Manuel Puig
Puig's wicked tale of the life and death of Juan, an impossibly beautiful dancer and Lothario, steeped in the melancholy of Buenos Aires.
Lake District, Araucania: Argentina & Chile
by Zagier & Urruty Maps
This regional map (1:400,00) covers the mid-section of Chile and Argentina from Bariloche across to Puerto Montt and Temuco.
The Secret in Their Eyes
by Eduardo Sacheri
Basis for the 2010 Oscar-winning film and a portrait of 1970s Buenos Aires, Sacheri's novel-within-a-novel follows Benjamin Chaparro, a retired clerk in the Palace of Justice, who sets out to write a novel about a case that has haunted him for decades.





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