HIGHLIGHTS

A snapshot of the places and cities to be visited and the highlights that each has to offer

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

Detailed day by day information on activities, experiences in each place or city

OPTIONAL TOURS

Our suggestions of optional tours that can be added to this tour

TOUR RATES

The tour rates are gross and are valid through December 15, 2019. The rate tables include gross pricing for single, double and triple accommodations as well as by private or shared services when applicable.

GTEU – 357 – ARGENTINA
The Wine and Cuisine Route Mendoza- Salta- Cafayate- Buenos Aires

Nine Days / Eight Nights Daily departures

HIGHTLIGHTS

All transfers needed Hotel accommodations at selected Hotels: 8 nights Mendoza (3 nights) – Salta (2 nights) – Cafayate (1 night) Buenos Aires (2 nights)
Tours:
Mendoza: Wine and Olive Tour – Uco Valley Experience
Salta: Walking tour- visit to 2 wineries in Cafayate – lesson of empanadas making
Jujuy: Humahuaca Gorge
Buenos Aires: City Tour – Pizzerias’ tour – Gastronomic Tour
Meals: 8 breakfasts – 5 lunches – 3 dinners- mentioned tastings Needed tickets to the reserves and wineries

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Arrival in Mendoza

Arrival and reception at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. In the evening, we have dinner at one of the most renowned restaurants of the city. Meals: Dinner Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 2: Mendoza

Mendoza has excellent wineries and an important olive oil industry that we will taste during this tour. During this excursion we enjoy a picnic lunch at Altavista Winery’s garden. Meals: Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 3: Mendoza

Today we explore the Uco Valley wineries. During the tour, we visit three emblematic wineries and enjoy a delicious lunch paired with wines of the region. Meals: Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 4: Mendoza / Salta

Transfer to the airport to board the flight to Salta. Arrival, reception and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, we take a walking tour of the city. Dinner at Jose Balcarce Restaurant. Meals: Breakfast, dinner Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 5: Salta

Today we go on a tour to the Province of Jujuy and visit the magnificent of Humahuaca Gorge. Meals: Breakfast Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 6: Salta / Cafayate

Departure to Cafayate visiting De Las Conchas Gorge. After arrival, we visit Piatelli Winery where we take part at an empanadas cooking class. Later have lunch, accompanied by a delicious Torrontés wine. Meals: Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 7: Cafayate / Buenos Aires

In the morning we visit the Vine and Wine Museum and Finca Quara. We enjoy lunch, made with regional products. We visit the Cafayate Gorge en route to the airport for flights to Buenos Aires. Arrival in Buenos Aires, reception and transfer to hotel. Meals: Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 8: Buenos Aires

In the morning, we visit the most emblematic places of the city and enjoy lunch at some pizzerías. At night, we get to know San Telmo neighborhood through its food. We try the typical dulce de leche (kind of caramel), Argentine wines and we have dinner at a traditional family restaurant. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 9: Depart Buenos Aires

Free morning. At indicated time, transfer to the airport for your flight to your next destination. Meals: Breakfast

GROSS RATES PER PERSON: SHARED TOUR DEPARTURES FROM: $2,428 PRIVATE TOUR DEPARTURES FROM: $2,855

NOTE: Based on Standard Room, double occupancy at selected hotels. For rates applicable for single, double and triple and for other participating hotels please check TOUR RATES

GTEU – 357 – ARGENTINA
The Wine and Cuisine Route Mendoza- Salta- Cafayate- Buenos Aires

Nine Days / Eight Nights Daily departures

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrival in Mendoza

Arrival and reception at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. In the evening, we have dinner at one of the most renowned restaurants of the city. Meals: Dinner Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 2: Mendoza

Mendoza has not only excellent wineries, but also an important olive oil industry, so in this tour we taste both delicacies. During the excursion, we have a picnic lunch at the Altavista Winery’s garden. Meals: Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 3: Mendoza

Today we explore the Uco Valley wineries. The climatic conditions in which the vine is cultivated make this area one of the preferred by wineries. During the tour, we visit three emblematic wineries and we enjoy a delicious lunch paired with wines of the region. Meals: Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 4: Mendoza / Salta

Transfer to the airport to board the flight to Salta. Arrival, reception and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, the city awaits us to explore Salta on a walking tour through its streets, churches, colonial buildings and the Museum of High Mountain Archaeology (MAAM). Dinner at Jose Balcarce Restaurant, dedicated to high-altitude cuisine. Meals: Breakfast, dinner Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 5: Salta

Today we go on a tour to the Province of Jujuy and be able to admire and be surprised by the magnificent of Humahuaca Gorge, Cultural and Natural Heritage Site. Meals: Breakfast Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 6: Salta / Cafayate

Departure to Cafayate visiting De Las Conchas Gorge with its curious formations – consequence of wind and water erosion. After arrival, we visit Piatelli Winery where we participate at an empanadas cooking class. Later have lunch, accompanied by a delicious Torrontés wine, icon of the city. Meals: Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 7: Cafayate / Buenos Aires

In the morning we visit the Vine and Wine Museum and then reach Finca Quara. We take part in the guided visit and enjoy lunch, made with regional products. At the end we visit the Cafayate Gorge on the way to the airport. Arrival at Buenos Aires airport , reception and transfer to hotel. Meals: Breakfast, lunch Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 8: Buenos Aires

In the morning, we visit the most emblematic places of the city and while we enjoy the tour, we stop at some pizzerías to have lunch, tasting this gastronomic tradition from Porteños. At night, we get to know San Telmo neighborhood through its food. We try the typical dulce de leche (kind of caramel), Argentine wines and we have dinner at a “bodegón” (kind of traditional family restaurant). Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 9: Depart Buenos Aires

Free morning. At indicated time, transfer to the airport for your flight to your next destination. Meals: Breakfast

GROSS RATES PER PERSON: SHARED TOUR DEPARTURES FROM: $2,428 PRIVATE TOUR DEPARTURES FROM: $2,855

NOTE: Based on Standard Room, double occupancy at selected hotels. For rates applicable for single, double and triple and for other participating hotels please check TOUR RATES

TOUR RATES INCLUDE:

All needed transfers in Mendoza, Salta, Cafayete and Buenos Aires Overnight accommodations at selected hotels: 8 nights Mendoza (3) – Salta (2) – Cafayate (1) – Buenos Aires (2) Mendoza (3 nights) – Salta (2 nights) – Cafayate (1 night) Buenos Aires (2 nights)
Tours:
Mendoza: Wine and Olive Tour – Uco Valley Experience
Salta: Walking tour- visit to 2 wineries in Cafayate – lesson of empanadas making
Jujuy: Humahuaca Gorge
Buenos Aires: City Tour – Pizzerias’ tour – Gastronomic Tour
Meals: 8 breakfasts – 5 lunches – 3 dinners- mentioned tastings Needed tickets to the reserves and wineries

MENDOZA OPTIONAL TOURS

MENDOZA CITY TOUR

We will start the tour visiting the Foundational Area, the oldest side of the city. The following place will be Independencia Square, situated at the main point of down town considering the location of other nearby squares. We will continue the trip visiting the General San Martin Park, which is one of the most important artificial parks in Argentina, not only for its huge extension but also for the proximity to the city. Actually, it has 307 green hectares, 17 kilometers to go, and 821 hectares in expansion. We will finish the trip visiting the Cerro de la Gloria’s Monument, which has an amazing and panoramic view of the city. At the end of the tour, return to the hotel.

GROSS RATES PER PERSON: 1 PAX: $178 2 PAX: $91 3 PAX: $74

Private Service with English speaking Guide Tour: Half Day – Distance: 60 Km Departures: Daily

WINE TOUR EXPERIENCE IN UCO VALLEY WITH LUNCH (3 WINERIES)

The mountains and the beautiful landscape of Valle de Uco prepare our senses to experience the distinctive flavors and aromas of altitude wines. This high-class tour is designed to share and enjoy a complete and excellent day of wines. We will visit some of the most important and prominent wineries in this region. We propose living this experience in small groups, with wine travelers who share the same interest in this fascinating beverage. In this way, you can appreciate every detail of the visits and as a perfect outcome to this dynamic tour a fantastic gourmet lunch.

GROSS RATES PER PERSON: 1 PAX: $391 2 PAX: $200 3 PAX: $200

Regular services with English speaking guide Tour: Full day tour to wineries Departures: Thursday and Sunday

EXPERIENCE COOKING CLASS AT WINERY WITH LUNCH

A private cooking class by the chef of the Bodega Restaurant. The class begins in the organic garden of the winery, where the vegetables and fruits necessary for the elaboration are collected. The activities of the class are: elaboration of breads, of empanadas criollas (dough, stuffing, repulgation), preparation of humita, preparation of vegetables to the embers for salads, preparation of the roast and desserts to the fire. The duration of the class is approximately 5 hours, and includes the lunch prepared by the participants with the wines of the winery.

GROSS RATES PER PERSON: 1 PAX: $306 2 PAX: $210 3 PAX: $184

Private Service with English Speaking Guide Tour: Half Day Cooking Class

BICYCLE TOUR THROUGH VINEYARDS IN VISTALBA- LUJAN DE CUYO WITH LUNCH

A fun and original way to tour the vineyards and wineries, as well as discover the picturesque wine region of Luján de Cuyo. The objective of this activity is to enjoy the open air of new experiences, to cycle on the vineyards of three wineries, to learn on the guided tours and to taste the recognized wines, all this in the classic postal frame of the vineyards and the mountain. To finish the tour after the third visit will be completed with a light lunch.

GROSS RATES PER PERSON: 1 PAX: $227 2 PAX: $118 3 PAX: $118

Regular Service with English Speaking Guide Tour: Full day – Bicycle tour to vineyards with lunch Operation: Daily

EXPERIENCE WORKING THE LAND AT WINERY WITH LUNCH

Visitors will experience details of vineyard care at every productive stage. From the winter pruning, to the spring stripping, the summer defoliation, the thinning of clusters and the longed harvest After the activity, we make a visit to the cellar and finish in the cava for a tasting at the end of lunch.

GROSS RATES PER PERSON: 1 PAX: $306 2 PAX: $210 3 PAX: $185

Private Service with English Speaking Guide Tour: Half Day tour with lunch Operation: Daily

WINES AND FLAVORS TOUR IN MAIPU WITH LUNCH (3 WINERIES)

To the east of the city, Maipú transports us to the past. Experience the origin of wine in Argentina. Visit three wineries that opened the path of viticulture here in Argentina and still have conserved their family traditions to this day, forming and important part of the production of wines in Mendoza. This tour is designed to share and enjoy an excellent day of wines. We will visit some of the most important renowned wineries of this region. This experience is shared by fellow passengers who enjoy the same interest for this fascinating beverage. In this way each guest will enjoy every detail of the visits during this dynamic tour with a perfect ending of the light lunch with more wines to taste.

GROSS RATES PER PERSON: 1 PAX: $184 2 PAX: $91 3 PAX: $91

Regular services with English speaking guide Tour: Full day exploring 3 wineries with lunch Departures: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

TOUR RATES

The tour rates are gross and are valid through December 15, 2019. The rate tables include gross pricing for single, double and triple accommodations as well as by private or shared services when applicable. We have selected these hotels for the tour based on the quality of service and comfort offered

ALL RATES ARE GROSS AND PER PERSON
Rates valid from November 2018 to December 15, 2019
CITY HOTEL CATEGORY ROOM NIGHTS
MENDOZA Hyatt 5 stars Park King 3
SALTA Legado Mitico Boutique Deluxe Classic 2
CAFAYETE Grace Cafayete 5 Stars Deluxe 1
BUENOS AIRES Legado Mitico Boutique Deluxe Classic 2
PRIVATE SERVICES SHARED SERVICES
GROSS RATES 1 PAX 2 PAX 3 PAX 1 PAX 1 PAX 2 PAX 3 PAX
SEASON DATES STA SGL DBL SGL DBL TPL STA SGL DBL TPL
01/01/19-31/08/19 $5,739 $4,030 $3,113 $3,703 $2,785 $2,775 $5,033 $3,603 $2,686 $2,499
01/09/19-31/12/19 $6,031 $4,236 $3,271 $3,892 $2,927 $2,917 $5,290 $3,788 $2,823 $2,627
CITY HOTEL CATEGORY ROOM NIGHTS
MENDOZA Huentala 4 Star Classic 3
SALTA Sheraton Salta 4 Star Superior Classic 2
CAFAYETE Patio de Cafayate 4 Star Gallery 1
BUENOS AIRES Intercontinental 5 star Deluxe 2
PRIVATE SERVICES SHARED SERVICES
GROSS RATES 1 PAX 2 PAX 3 PAX 1 PAX 1 PAX 2 PAX 3 PAX
SEASON DATES STA SGL DBL SGL DBL TPL STA SGL DBL TPL
01/01/19-31/08/19 $5,222 $3,513 $2,855 $3,186 $2,527 $2,490 $4,517 $3,087 $2,428 $2,214
01/09/19-31/12/19 $5,417 $3,623 $2,964 $3,279 $2,621 $2,584 $4,677 $3,175 $2,517 $2,294

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Plantation, Florida  
13494 NW 7th Street
Plantation, Florida 33325

Miami, Florida 
9930 SW 142 Street
Miami, Florida 33176

Toll Free USA & Canada:
(800) 666 8687
Local Number: 
(305) 436 0933 
Fax:     
(305 436 0843

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G T TOURS OFFICES:

Plantation, Florida  
13494 NW 7th Street
Plantation, Florida 33325

Miami, Florida 
9930 SW 142 Street
Miami, Florida 33176

Toll Free USA & Canada:
(800) 666 8687
Local Number: 
(305) 436 0933 
Fax:     
(305 436 0843