Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Crosses the Andes and Patagonia

 
 
Knowmad Adventures in conjunction with the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is proud to announce an incredible group trip “Crossing the Andes: An Exploration of Chile and Argentina”. The trip is open to Arboretum members as well as non-members – this includes you! This 13-day trip from January 16th to the 28th, 2012 will highlight the incredible landscapes of Chile and Argentina as well as the varied cultures throughout these regions while going from Santiago, Chile south to the Patagonia and across the Andes by way of fjords and glaciers into Argentina.

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
See Santiago’s sights, Chile’s dynamic capital city
Enjoy vineyard visits and tastings in the Casablanca Valley
Meander coastal Valparaiso’s cobblestone streets and World Heritage architecture
Share a traditional meal on mystical Chiloe Island in the Patagonia
Explore the Chilean-German countryside and visit a working ranch
Traverse the Andes and Patagonia by boat through volcanoes, turquoise lakes, temperate rainforest and mountain peaks
Eat, shop and hike in Bariloche, Argentina, ‘Switzerland of South America’
Do it in style! This luxurious adventure highlights carefully selected accommodations in a variety of settings including modern, boutique, charming, historic and lakeside
Trip escorted by the Arboretum’s Peter Olin
$200 tax-deductible to the Arboretum included


Trip Land Cost: $3,995 (includes 10 nights deluxe & boutique accommodations, 70% of meals, & all guided excursions)
Not Included: estimated international airfare = $1,500 and regional airfare = $300

For a full Trip Information Packet call Knowmad Adventures at (1-877-616-TRIP) or write (info.knowmad@gmail.com) or call Peter Olin at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (952-443-1412).