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Lake Crossing - Argentina to Chile

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Buenos Aires. Argentina
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 86.7 84.2 80.2 74.1 66.7 61.9 60.8 63.9 67.3 73.6 79 83.3
Average Low 68.4 67.1 64.4 56.5 50.9 46.9 45.9 47.7 51.1 56.3 60.8 64.8
Average Rainfall 6.594 6.732 6.783 4.362 2.846 2.157 2.756 2.823 2.953 4.898 4.492 4.031
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-03:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Argentine Peso
$1.00 USD = $9.13 ARS
Visa requirement
No
Bariloche. Argentina
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 70.5 71.1 66.2 58.6 50.4 44.2 43.5 46 51.1 57 63.1 67.5
Average Low 43.7 42.6 39.7 35.2 33.3 30.4 29.7 30.2 32.5 34.3 38.7 42.6
Average Rainfall 0.957 0.776 1.126 2.079 5.138 4.996 5.52 4.539 2.209 1.366 0.909 1.197
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-03:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Argentine Peso
$1.00 USD = $9.13 ARS
Visa requirement
No
Peulla. Chile
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 76.1 75.7 70.9 64.4 57.0 52.2 50.5 52.7 56.8 63.0 68.2 72.9
Average Low 52.5 50.5 47.7 44.2 41.5 39.2 37.6 36.9 39.2 42.3 45.7 49.3
Average Rainfall 5.276 5.276 8.268 11.299 17.638 18.347 17.520 14.646 10.551 7.244 8.346 7.441
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-04:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chilean Unit of Account
$1.00 USD = UF0.02 CLF
Visa requirement
No
Puerto Varas. Chile
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 67.1 66.2 62.8 58.5 54.0 51.1 50.5 51.8 54.3 58.3 61.2 64.8
Average Low 50.4 49.8 47.5 45.0 42.3 40.6 39.7 39.2 40.3 42.8 45.5 48.6
Average Rainfall 3.031 3.307 4.724 5.984 9.528 9.173 8.543 7.323 5.630 4.370 4.173 3.583
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-04:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chilean Unit of Account
$1.00 USD = UF0.02 CLF
Visa requirement
No
Puerto Montt. Chile
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 66.6 66 63.3 58.6 54.3 50.4 49.8 51.4 54.3 57.6 60.8 64.4
Average Low 48.9 48.2 46.4 43.9 42.6 39 38.3 38.7 39.9 42.1 44.8 47.5
Average Rainfall 3.535 3.24 3.724 5.783 8.744 9.287 8.594 7.437 5.587 5.055 4.327 4.165
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-04:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chilean Unit of Account
$1.00 USD = UF0.02 CLF
Visa requirement
No
Santiago. Chile
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 84.9 84 80.4 73 64.8 58.6 57.7 61.2 65.1 71.6 77.5 82.6
Average Low 53.2 52 48.9 44.4 40.8 37.9 36.5 38.1 41.4 45 48.2 51.6
Average Rainfall 0.012 0.051 0.15 0.508 1.74 2.748 2.728 1.5 0.886 0.433 0.276 0.067
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-03:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chilean Unit of Account
$1.00 USD = UF0.02 CLF
Visa requirement
No
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Lake Crossing - Argentina to Chile

13 days/10 nights - from $2,995 per person including airfare from Miami
Take a 10-night trip featuring an Argentina-to-Chile lake crossing. Starting your adventure in Buenos Aires, where you visit the famous squares of Plaza de Mayo and Plaza del Congreso. Fly to Bariloche in the foothills of the Andes and take an excursion along the coast of Lake Nahuel Huapi. Afterward, transfer to Puerto Panuelo and board the boat for your Argentina-Chile lake crossing. Upon arrival in Puerto Blest, proceed to Puerto Alegre, where you board another launch across Lake Frias to Puerto Frias. Then transfer to Peulla for overnight. Cruise spectacular Lake Todos Los Santos, arriving in Petrohue to end your lake crossing. Transfer to Puerto Varas and then Puerto Montt for a flight to Santiago, the capital of Chile, and see the Plaza de Armas and Santa Lucia Hill. Spend a day at leisure exploring Santiago before returning to the US. Starting from $2995, including air, with daily departures.

Day 1 - Miami/Buenos Aires
Depart Miami in the evening via Avianca Airlines for Buenos Aires.

Day 2 - Buenos Aires
Arrive in Buenos Aires and transfer to hotel. (NH 9 de Julio/Brick by MGallery)

Day 3 - Buenos Aires
Morning city tour includes the Obelisco; the famous squares Plaza de Mayo, Alvear and Plaza del Congreso; avenues Corrientes, Mayo and 9 de Julio; historic neighborhoods; and commercial and financial districts. Afternoon free. (B)

Day 4 - Buenos Aires
After breakfast, a day at leisure. This evening, dinner and tango show in a traditional "tangueria." (B/D)

Day 5 - Buenos Aires/Bariloche
After breakfast, fly to Bariloche, in the foothills of the Andes. Arrive and transfer to hotel. (Edelweiss/Llao Llao) (B)

Day 6 - Bariloche
Begin a half-day scenic excursion, mainly along the coast of Lake Nahuel Huapi. Stop at Bonita Beach en route to Mount Campanario, taking a chairlift to the peak. Continue to Llao Llao Peninsula and Puerto Panuelo. Cross the bridge over Lake Moreno and follow the coast of Trebol Lagoon back to the city. (B)

Day 7 - Bariloche/Peulla
Transfer by bus to Puerto Panuelo. Board a launch and sail Lake Nahuel Huapi to begin your Argentina-Chile lake crossing. Arrive in Puerto Blest. Proceed by bus to Puerto Alegre. Board another launch and sail Lake Frias to Puerto Frias. After Argentine immigration and customs, continue on by bus, crossing the border into Chile over the Perez Rosales Pass. Arrive in Peulla. Transfer to your hotel. (Peulla/Natura) (B/D)

Day 8 - Peulla/Puerto Varas
After breakfast, transfer to the pier to board a launch and cruise the spectacular Lake Todos Los Santos. After a two-hour journey, arrive in Petrohue to end your lake crossing. Then travel by bus, stopping in Vicente Perez Rosales National Park for breathtaking views of Osorno Volcano and Llanquihue Lake. Transfer to Puerto Varas. (Park Inn/Cabanas del Lago) (B)

Day 9 - Puerto Varas/Puerto Montt/Santiago
After breakfast, a day at leisure. Transfer to airport at Puerto Montt for flight to Santiago. Arrive and transfer to hotel. (Torremayor/Sheraton) (B)

Day 10 - Santiago
Morning city tour includes Club Hipico, a beautiful horse-racing track; the main square, Plaza de Armas; sights on the main avenue, "Alameda"; Cerro San Cristobal, for a city view; and Santa Lucia Hill. (B)

Day 11 - Santiago
Full day on your own. (B)

Day 12 - Santiago/Miami
Fly Avianca Airlines to Miami. (B)

Day 13 - Miami
Arrive Miami in the morning.

Departure DatesLand & Air *
Miami
Land Only *Single Supplement
April 1-30
$3065 FC
$4120 D
$2085 FC
$3055 D
$1060 FC
$2155 D
May 1 - June 30
$2995 FC
$4065 D
$2015 FC
$2995 D
$990 FC
$2055 D
July 1-31
$3230 FC
$4180 D
$2015 FC
$2860 D
$995 FC
$1915 D
August 1-31
$2995 FC
$3930 D
$2015 FC
$2860 D
$995 FC
$1915 D
September 1-30
$3050 FC
$4010 D
$2070 FC
$2940 D
$995 FC
$1985 D
October 1 - December 10
$3150 FC
$4090 D
$2170 FC
$3020 D
$1140 FC
$2470 D
December 11-31
$3320 FC
$4655 D
$2095 FC
$3340 D
$1040 FC
$2380 D
2018
January 1-10
$3320 FC
$4655 D
$2095 FC
$3340 D
$1040 FC
$2380 D
January 11 - February 28
$3070 FC
$4395 D
$2090 FC
$3340 D
$1040 FC
$2380 D
March 1-31
$3160 FC
$4490 D
$2180 FC
$3420 D
$1130 FC
$2510 D
  • Land & Air prices include government taxes and fees. Hotels are FC (first-class) and D (deluxe), as indicated.
  • Land & Air prices are per person double occupancy via Avianca Airlines from Miami for weekday travel. For weekend travel to and from the US (Fri, Sat & Sun), add $50 each way. Land Only prices include internal airfares.
  • Rates are not valid for Easter, Christmas, New Year, Carnival, or some other holidays.

 Tour Features

  • Round trip airfare via Avianca Airlines coach class from Miami
  • Inter-Latin America airfare, coach class, as per itinerary
  • Round trip seat-in-coach airport transfers
  • Overland transfers with sightseeing stops as per itinerary
  • 3 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Buenos Aires and Santiago
  • 2 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Bariloche
  • 1 night stay in a double occupancy room in Peulla and Puerto Varas
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Extensive sightseeing tours by coach/car with English-speaking guide and admission fees in each location as per itinerary: half-day city tour of Buenos Aires, tango show and dinner; half-day scenic excursion along the coast of Lake Nahuel Huapi; Argentina-Chile cruise, including sail to Puerto Blest, Puerto Frias, and Petrohue; visit to Vicente Perez Rosales National Park; half-day city tour of Santiago
  • Breakfast daily, 2 dinners
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees

Rates do not include

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance 
  • Any item not mentioned above 

Remarks

  • First Class (FC): NH 9 de Julio (Buenos Aires), Edelweiss (Bariloche), Peulla (Peulla), Park Inn (Puerto Varas), Torremayor (Santiago)
  • Deluxe (D): Brick by MGallery (Buenos Aires), Llao Llao (Bariloche), Natura (Peulla), Cabanas del Lago (Puerto Varas), Sheraton(Santiago)
  • If above hotels or Avianca Airlines are not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued and full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalties ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, air upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions to all other destinations, and add-on air fares from various US cities are available
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