BRIEF SUMMARY OF WINE TOUR
OF DAYS: 2-12 days trip to the finest and
most prominent Chilean and Argentinean vineyards.
TRAVEL DATES: All year round. Contact us, to organize your wine tour!
WINE AREAS: Maipu Valley, Colchagua Valley, Casablanca Valley, Curicó Valley, Rapel Valley,
Maule Valley, Mendoza area, Elqui Valley.
Tour starts in
Buenos Aires, Argentina and ends in Santiago de Chile
12 days / 11 nights
This great wine
tour shows you the fascination of both countries with an unforgettable
crossing over the Andes mountain range. This tour includes:
Tour starts in Valparaiso (Chile) and ends in Santiago de Chile.
A short wine
trip through the Chilean wineries. This tour is designed for a minimum of
four people (two couples traveling together). It is a luxurious wine tour
with visits and tasting in the most famous chilean wineries. This wine tour
includes: all advance itinerary planning and arrangements:
8 days / 7 nights
(Special trips for groups or individuals available on other dates)
An 8 day, 7 night deluxe tour of Chile's vibrant capital, Santiago, and the nearby wine valleys. Enjoy regional cuisine and be introduced by an Sommelier to many excellent wines that are not yet known in the U.S.A. and Europe. Accommodations in well selected hotels. Experience the warmth and hospitality of the Chilean people!
DAY 1: Santiago de Chile.
Welcome to the international airport in Santiago. Transfer to the nice and charming hotel Torremayor in Santiago center. After a break we will enjoy our welcome drink in the hotel before we will head of to the typical Mercado Central to enjoy chilean cuisine and Chilean wine. In the afternoon a City tour with overlook point Cerro San Cristobal.
Our first destination is the Maipo Valley for tours and tasting today to the most important wineries with and exclusive lunch in one of the most important chilean estates. (Note: In all wineries the wine maker or export manager or owner will be part of our visit; all visits include professional wine tasting). Dinner tonight on your own, with our suggestions. (Overnight Hotel Torremayor)
3: Colchagua Valley
We head south today, starting with a tasting of the exceptional wines at Viña Casa Silva. After our check-in in the new and modern four star hotel in Santa Cruz, which is situated in the heart of the Colchagua Valley. We'll end the day in Viña Casa Lapostolle, one of the most famous estates in Chile. Dinner tonight is in the exclusive restaurant at the hotel.
4: Colchagua Valley
During this day we will visit three well selected wineries in the Colchagua area with an exclusive lunch at a winery. In the afternoon visit the historical museum of Santa Cruz (next to the hotel). Dinner tonight on your own, with our suggestions. (Overnight Hotel in Santa Cruz)
5: Casablanca Valley
Early start to move via Viña del Mar on the pacific ocean. On our way we will have an "exotic chocolate tasting in harmony with wine". The afternoon is at leisure and our nice hotel Montecarlo is situated on the ocean and close to the beach. Dinner tonight is at a nearby restaurant on the ocean front.
6: Valparaiso - Quilpue
Morning visit to Valparaiso including museum of Pablo Neruda (nobel prize winner 1972), trip by cable car; exclusive lunch with view to the ocean and port; in the afternoon visit to a typical chilean winery producing wines in old fashioned method. (Overnight Hotel Montecarlo)
7: Casablanca Valley
After breakfast move on via Casablanca Valley and visit Viña Veramonte where we will have our final tasting of the tour. We'll celebrate that last night in a nearby restaurant with an fine dinner. (Overnight Hotel Torremayor in Santiago)
Day 8: Santiago - Transfer Airport
After breakfast today, Transfer to the international airport.
SERVICES FROM MONTAÑAMAR TOURS
7 nights in good quality 4 star hotels with breakfast included
- All Transfers in a modern and luxury bus with air-conditioning and chauffeur
- Welcome drink in Santiago
- The services of a sommelier (wine experts) throughout the tour
- 2 exclusive meals in wineries with fine wines
- 5 lunches/dinners in well selected restaurants (wines not included)
- City Tour of Valparaiso with a trip by cable car
- Museum Pablo Neruda
- City Tour of Santiago with overlook point "Cerro San Cristobal"
- Museum in Santa Cruz
- An Introduction to Wine Tasting taught at the level of the group
- Entrance fees and professional wine tasting in all wineries
- Price per person, double occupancy : Ask for current prices and travel dates
- Single Supplement : Ask for current prices and travel dates
Limit of 8 guests
(Single travelers: please let us know if you'd like to room with another single to take advantage of the double occupancy price)
* Itinerary subject to change: every effort will be made to keep the itinerary as it appears here; however, the final itinerary may vary due to wine producer schedules, availability and factors beyond our control.
Wine tasting with exotic chocolates
Our modern and luxury bus
Lunch in winery
book a wine tour and more information please contact us at:
Quinel Oriente 2510, Andalue San Pedro de la Paz, Concepción-Chile
Phone-Fax (+56)-41-2975237 Mobil-Phone(+56)-(9)-97715772 or e-mail us
Montañamar Tours is a small and flexible tour operator based in Chile. We are offering personal or family active vacation to incentive travel and/or educational study trips through the wine areas, Patagonia and the Atacama Desert on the highest level of service and quality. We focus our highly specialized tours to an international clientele. All of our tour guides are qualified experts. Our agency knows the experience of living the scenery "at the end of the world", the diversity of its people, their culture and their customers. In our trips we give special importance to know the territory from within, that is, knowing the history, the feeling of the people, flora and fauna of each visited place thus extending the natural context with a deeper vision. Live an unforgettable experience with Montañamar Tours....
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