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

Program No. 20789RJ
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.

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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.

What You'll Learn

  • 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 side.
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