Custom Argentina + Uruguay Food and Wine Tour

Custom Argentina + Uruguay Food and Wine Tour

Overview

FROM $4,565 8 DAYS ARGENTINA + urguay

Savor incredible food and wine as you take in the beautiful surroundings of Mendoza, and disconnect for a few days of relaxation as you enjoy a stay in charming Uruguay on this amazing exploration of food and wine.

BUENOS AIRES 2 NIGHTS

Argentina’s capital city, where treasured history and new styles intersect and thrive.

Colonia 2 nIGHTS

Colonia charms travellers with its beautiful, historic quarter and riverside peacefulness.

Mendoza 3 NIGHTS

Perfect for a relaxing visit, Mendoza blends enchanting countryside with bountiful vineyards.

 

Jordan Harvey Knowmad Adventures

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612-315-2894

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Itinerary

KEY B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

Buenos Aires Travel

DAY 1 •  Buenos Aires

Bienvenidos a Buenos Aires, the vibrant capital city and cultural heart of Argentina! On arrival, your local guide will welcome you to Argentina and take you to your boutique hotel in the Palermo neighborhood, where gourmet restaurants mix with laid-back cafés, and fashionable nightclubs mingle with historic theaters and museums. Take the afternoon to relax or begin exploring the unique architecture, beautiful plazas, and colorful culture of this famed city.

  • No Meals – Casa Sur Palermo

Buenos Aires Trips

DAY 2 •  Buenos Aires

Delve deep into the distinct and culturally-rich neighborhoods of Buenos Aires as your local guide introduces you to the fascinating history and dynamic culture of Argentina’s capital. Explore elegant Recoleta, the vibrant colors of La Boca, and the architectural wonder of the iconic Teatro Colón. With so much to see, your guide will tailor the day to your interests, from gastronomy and fútbol to art and architecture.

Optional evening experiences could include reservations at a private puerta cerrada resturant, or learning a few tango steps to practice with locals at a milonga.

  • B – Casa Sur Palermo

Uruguay Narbona Wine Luxury Lodge Trip

DAY 3 •  Buenos Aires, Argentina – Colonia, Uruguay

Ferry across Río de la Plata to Uruguay’s historic city of Colonia where you step back in time as you explore the picturesque cobblestone streets and colonial architecture in this town, settled by both the Portuguese and Spanish. Continue north through the countryside to the charming 5-room Narbona Wine Lodge. Founded in 1909, Narbona is an idyllic hidden-gem perfect for relaxing and enjoying this off-the-beaten-path corner of wine country. Indulge in Narbona’s delectable Relais & Châteaux food as you sip their one-of-a-kind wines.

  • B – Narbona Wine Lodge

Narbona Wine Lodge - Photo Credit, Narbona Instagram

DAY 4 •  Colonia

Enjoy the day visiting the additional unique wineries nearby that feature the almost-unknown but delicious Tannat varietal, or perhaps relax at Narbona where you can explore the vineyard by bike or on foot. Choose from additional activities such as a bodega tour and tasting or sail down the Uruguay River at sunset.

  • B – Narbona Wine Lodge

Mendoza Argentina General

DAY 5 •  Colonia, Uruguay – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Mendoza

Return to Buenos Aires by ferry to catch your flight to Mendoza, where tree-lined avenues filled with cafés and restaurants lead to beautiful, colonial-style plazas. Unwind at your charming hotel amongst the vines at Finca Adalgisa, an historic vineyard located in the small town of Chacras de Coria, a gateway to internationally-acclaimed Mendoza wine country.

  • B – Finca Adalgisa

Mendoza Argentina Wine Tour General

DAY 6 •  Mendoza

Today you will continue touring Argentina wine country. Travel through breathtaking Valle de Uco, stopping for visits and tastings focused on the highly-celebrated Malbec varietal at three of the best wineries in the region. Partake in the unique flavor and experience of the vineyards and feast on an incredible gourmet lunch quintessentially Argentine. In the evening, join chef Cristina Brino for an engaging cooking experience in the garden, where you will learn about Argentine cuisine as you try your hand at creating typical dishes using fresh ingredients from the vineyard.

  • B, D – Finca Adalgisa

Argentina Condor Watching Trip

DAY 7 •  Mendoza

Take in the gorgeous panoramic views as you head into the Quebrada del Condor on a day of exploration. In an amazing foothills setting, hike or horseback ride with your gaucho guide around the gorge, nestled in the Andes Mountains. On the winding paths, you will experience the beautiful landscapes, flora, and fauna, culminating at a viewpoint where you can admire the unique scenery of the Andes ridge. Be part of an authentic asado barbecue before returning to your vineyard accommodations.

Wine aficionados could choose to spend the day exploring the vineyards of Luján de Cuyo, another of Mendoza’s acclaimed wine valleys.

  • B, L – Finca Adalgisa

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DAY 8 •  Mendoza – Onward

After a morning at leisure, bid farewell to South America wine country and return home or continue on your journey.

  • B

AIR TRAVEL

Airfare is not included in the land cost of our trips. You may arrange your airfare independently, or we are happy to offer assistance in helping you book it. Regional flights for this trip would include a round trip from Buenos Aires to Mendoza.

Knowmad has vast knowledge of and operations within Argentina. This is a private trip, and during the planning stages, your Trip Specialist will collaborate with you in modifying excursions, accommodations, and the flow of the itinerary to perfectly suit your travel style and interests. The following are some ways to customize your trip:

DurationHave a longer or shorter amount of time to travel? We’ll guide you on the best days to pull or ways to extend your adventure, possibly with travel to another region.

Activity LevelLike what you’re seeing but would prefer it to be less active? Or perhaps you’re interested in some more challenging hiking, rafting, biking, etc. Our knowledge of the terrain and range of options will result in a trip custom-crafted for your activity preferences.

accommodation upgrades or AlternativesFrom backcountry camping in tents to luxury, boutique hotels, Knowmad handpicks accommodations based on our travelers’ desires. Talk with us about the nuances of the variety of properties featured in our trips to find the best fit for you.

Visit another regionMaybe wine country or an Andean pueblo has caught your eye, but it’s not in this itinerary. Knowmad Trip Specialists are experts at coordinating inter-regional travel, considering sequencing and the best duration to spend in each destination depending on your interests and travel style.

Custom Argentina Wine Tour

LET THE JOURNEY BEGIN

Let the Journey Begin - Knowmad Adventures

Planning a trip to South America might seem a little overwhelming at first. Knowmad offers door-to-door trip planning: first, we listen, and then we help you navigate the seasonal differences and itinerary options, resulting in a holistic, seamless, and custom-crafted experience, all at a guaranteed best value.

The simplest way to get started is to give us a call at 612-315-2894or to fill out this short form so we can learn more about your travel preferences.