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Taste the Argentine Landscape

Located at the base of the Andes Mountains near Mount Aconcagua, Mendoza is known for its year-round sunshine, gourmet restaurants, and delicious wines. Vineyards located here are some of the highest in the world, with elevations up to 4,000 feet above sea level. Our 3-day tour features guided visits to the traditional wineries in the Luján de Cuyo region, which is well-known for its centuries-old vineyards and world-class production of wines from Malbec and Cabernet grapes. Enjoy luxurious accommodations with an onsite spa and the ability to customize our tour with additional excursions to make the most of your time in this beautiful region!

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Itinerary &
Accommodations

Itinerary & Accommodations

Day 1

Mendoza

Argentina's main wine region and heartland of the Malbec grape, Mendoza is also known for impressive mountains (including the world-renowned Aconcagua), and breathtaking landscapes.

Upon arrival, you will be taken to your hotel by a private transfer. Entre Cielos sits on 20 acres in the Mendoza countryside overlooking Malbec vines and the snowcapped Andes. The afternoon is free to relax and enjoy the grounds — perhaps even indulging in a treatment at the onsite spa. This evening you may dine at your leisure.

Accommodations
Entre Cielos Hotel

Entre Cielos Hotel
Mendoza, Argentina

Tucked among the celebrated Malbec vines that have made Mendoza one of the world’s premier wine capitals, Entre Cielos Luxury Wine Hotel and Spa charms guests with its modern mix of solitude and sophistication.

Day 2

Wineries of Luján de Cuyo

Today you begin a full Argentinian wine experience, and learn how it is produced, which grapes are grown in the region and why, and how the industry has developed here. And of course, you will have plenty of opportunities to taste local vintages!

After breakfast this morning, a driver will meet you at your hotel for a private transfer to the first of three wineries you will visit today. Most wineries operate seasonally, and are not open to the public year-around. The exact wineries you visit will be confirmed closer to your trip departure.

Lunch today is at a gourmet restaurant attached to one of the wineries, where you can relax and enjoy a delicious
five-course meal and extraordinary wines — all with a scenic view of the Andes Mountains in the distance. This evening is free to enjoy at your leisure.

Accommodations
Entre Cielos Hotel

Entre Cielos Hotel
Mendoza, Argentina

Tucked among the celebrated Malbec vines that have made Mendoza one of the world’s premier wine capitals, Entre Cielos Luxury Wine Hotel and Spa charms guests with its modern mix of solitude and sophistication.

Day 3

Optional Activities and Departure

Depending on the time of your departing flight, you have a few options this morning. Those wishing to rest and relax at the hotel — perhaps visiting the spa for the Hamam Classic Circuit — may do so.

You may elect to join one of today's optional activities, which can be reserved ahead of time or booked onsite (based on availability). For those eager to visit more vineyards, there is an excursion to learn about two different ways sparkling wine is made here, and of course taste a few local varietals (from $90 per person). Those looking to learn about a different aspect of the region's agriculture may opt to join an olive oil tour, learning about the process and tasting the oils (from $96 per person). Both half-day excursions last four hours and include transfers, snacks, and a private guide. To reserve ahead of time, please contact Boundless Journeys directly.

This afternoon you will be transferred to the airport in time for your flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival at the domestic airport, a private transfer will take you to the international airport for your flight home.

Please note that this is a typical itinerary, and actual activities may vary due to weather conditions, local events, and to allow serendipity to play a hand in your experience. Accommodations are as outlined in the itinerary, although we reserve the right to change these or the order visited should the need arise.

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Dates &
Prices

Dates And Prices

Trip Length

3 Days

Trip Dates
Land Cost

$1,290 Per Person


Internal Airfare

$260 Per Person

Round-trip Buenos Aires to Mendoz (subject to change)

Single Supplement

$865

See single supplement policy below.

What's Included

  • Expert leadership
  • All accommodations
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • All on-tour transportation (including airport transfers)
  • All activities as noted in the itinerary
  • All gratuities except those for your guide and driver, which are at your discretion
Single Supplement Policy

Accommodations (hotels, tents, cruise cabins) are based on double occupancy. A single supplement is paid by participants who specifically request single accommodations, subject to availability. If you reserve at least 120 days prior to departure, you may be eligible for a reduced or free single supplement.* This is generally limited to the first one or two solo travelers to reserve, and the reduction is outlined in the pricing for each trip. Please note, free or reduced single supplements are not combinable with other offers or promotions.

If you are traveling alone and wish to share accommodations, we will try to match you with a roommate of the same gender. If you reserve at least 120 days ahead and a roommate is not available, you will only be charged a “forced” single supplement in the amount of 50% of the standard single supplement* (unless otherwise noted in the detailed itinerary). Single accommodations are limited so you are encouraged to reserve early!

*This may not apply to certain trips with unique accommodation arrangements. Please see specific trip information for more details.

What To
Expect

What To Expect

Physical Activity

Boundless Journeys' trips are designed for energetic and flexible individuals who like to be active and have a spirit of adventure and a positive attitude. This trip is rated 1, easy, on a scale of 1-5 (with 5 being the most strenuous). This is a leisurely pre- or post-trip extension and a time to indulge in the gastronomy of the region.

Meeting Point

You will be met at the airport upon arrival.

Departure Point

You will be transferred to the airport in time for your departure.

Traveling To and From

Most Convenient Airport for Arrival:
Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport (a.k.a. El Plumerillo International Airport, Mendoza, Argentina (airport code MDZ)

Most Convenient Airport for Departure:

Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport (a.k.a. El Plumerillo International Airport, Mendoza, Argentina (airport code MDZ)

Weather

Located in western Argentina, Mendoza has long days of sunshine and semi-arid desert conditions. The region experiences four distinct seasons with no extremes in temperatures, which allows for a relatively uneventful annual growth cycle for grapevines and makes it an excellent destination to visit year-round.

Mendoza

March

High: 81
Low: 59

December

High: 89
Low: 64

Travel Arrangements

This extension may be scheduled either before or after your Patagonia trip. If scheduled before, the flight to Mendoza from Buenos Aires will be in the morning, and can be booked to accommodate your arrival flight from the US if you wish to travel directly to Mendoza. (Flight time is approximately 2 hours.) If you prefer to spend a night in Buenos Aires prior to the extension, you can fly to Mendoza the next morning. Your return will be mid-day 3 days later, and will be scheduled to accommodate meeting the group on Day 1.

If scheduled after the trip, your flight to Mendoza would be scheduled for the morning of Day 10 of your trip. Your return will be in the evening 3 days later.

$1,290 / person* *airfare not included
3 Days
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Activity Level 1 Easiest

Easy walking while touring the wineries and vineyards

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Make it Your Own!

This trip can be your own adventure by taking over one of our scheduled dates, or we can request a fresh one.

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