Post-Trip Extension - Mendoza Wine Region
3 nights for only $545*
- 3 nights Hotel Finca Adalgisa
- Roundtrip airfare between Buenos Aires and Mendoza
- 2 breakfasts
- Evening wine tastings
- Airport transfers
- City Information
Discover the vineyards of Argentina on this post-trip extension to Mendoza.
Upon returning to Buenos Aires’ Jorge Newbery Aeroparque airport, you will
connect with your flight to Mendoza, capital of Argentina’s much heralded wine
region. Once in Mendoza, transfer (approximately 30 minutes) southwest to the
Maipu region – starting point of the wine route and home to some of the most
famous and oldest vineyards in the province. Spend a day visiting the various
wine bodegas or, depending upon the time of year, you can help prune, harvest,
and work the vineyard that surrounds your accommodations. Each evening enjoy
exclusive wine tastings before sampling delicious native
Available only with the Air Inclusive
Package.Single supplement: $295
*Please note: If you are traveling in 2013, the Post-trip Extension: Mendoza Wine Region is $495. Single Supplement: $295.
Day 1 - Begin Optional Mendoza Wine Region Extension
Transfer to the airport in
El Calafate for our flight to Buenos Aires. There is a $9 US departure tax that
must be paid after checking in at El Calafate airport. Upon arrival in Buenos
Aires, make your connection with LAN Airlines for your flight to Mendoza. After collecting your luggage in Mendoza and
exiting the luggage area, a VBT representative meets you and assists you to
your accommodations at Finca Adalgisa, located in the Maipu region at the
beginning of Argentina's Wine Route.
Please note: VBT transfer times and departure points are
finalized in advance and cannot be modified for individual guests. If you
extend your stay beyond the scheduled program dates, return transportation to
the airport will be at your own expense.
Day 2 - Mendoza Wine Region
By some accounts, Mendoza feels like a Wild West town. Its
panoramic setting of jagged Andean peaks and dusty frontiers hardly brings a
sophisticated viniculture to mind. During this thrilling extension to one of
the world's most prominent wine regions, look deeper into Mendoza's Maipu
region, and you'll be welcomed by a warm culture that takes its Malbecs very
seriously. In this seldom-visited part of the world, you'll have the option to
visit some of the oldest vineyards of Maipu on your own, and sample prize
vintages at charming bodegas, learning how Mendoza emerged as one of the wine
world's most beloved vinicultures. Tonight sample some of Argentina's wines at
a tasting session hosted by the hotel.
Day 3 - Mendoza Wine Region
Continue your explorations of the Mendoza wine
Day 4 - Mendoza Wine Region Extension departs for home
After a leisurely morning at Finca Adalgisa, transfer to the
Mendoza International airport for your return flights home via Santiago, Chile
or Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Day 5 - Mendoza Wine Region Extension arrives home
Flights arrive in the United States this morning, allowing for connections
to your home city.