Cousine & Wine

Pasions, permitted pleasures and neverending nature

La Reina del Plata, Cosmopolitan city that invites you to meet her in many ways. It will exalt all your emotions through its people, its customs, places, landscapes and the multiplicity of artistic and cultural expressions that combine to give life to one of the most picturesque cities in the world.

Mendoza is a successful combination of excellent wines, gastronomy and unsurpassed landscapes ideal to enjoy real permitted pleasures. Scenario of Aconcagua hill, one of the highest mountains in South America, this magical place offers unique opportunities to experience a gourmet adventure that will awaken all your senses.

Lakes region has become the heart of tourist excellence in Patagonia. Consisting of imposing mountains, majestic lakes and magical millennial forests, the landscape is enriched with enchanting myths and legends, which give it a special mystique. To the beauties with which nature endowed this corner of the planet, something else is added, an impressive tranquility can be breathed all over the little towns and cities throughout the area.

This package includes:

Accommodation
Hotel from 3 to 5 stars (With breakfast)
Excursions BUENOS AIRES - CITY TOUR
TIGRE Y EL DELTA
SR TANGO. CENA SHOW EJECUTIVA.
TOUR DE VINOS Y OLIVA EN MENDOZA (DC)
CABALGATA + ATARDECER CAMPESTRE (DC)
SAN MARTIN DE LOS ANDES POR 7 LAGOS (DC)
CIRCUITO CHICO (SAN CARLOS DE BARILOCHE) (DC)
Transfers

Itinerary

Day 1: Upon arrival at the airport, a vehicle will be waiting for you to take you to the hotel. You will have free time to explore the surroundings (see our list of optional excursions) and get a first impression of this unforgettable destination. Lunch and dinner can be taken at the hotel or in any of the recommendations from the list "Where to eat".

Day 2: After a hearty breakfast, get ready to enjoy one of the most attractive cities in the world. The city tour through Buenos Aires will take us through the most emblematic neighborhoods. We will also have the first opportunity to taste the incomparable Argentine gastronomy. The starting point is Plaza de Mayo. We will visit Casa Rosada (The Pink House), the Cabildo and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Then, in San Telmo, a walk through its charming streets will lead us to the traditional Plaza Dorrego. The tour continues in the picturesque and lively La Boca neighborhood. There we will walk through the emblematic Caminito Street, in charge of synthesizing the most representative icons of Buenos Aires: art, football and tango. Returning north, we will visit Puerto Madero, the most modern and international neighborhood of the city. In Retiro we will admire the splendid Plaza San Martín and in La Recoleta we will know the elegant Alvear Avenue, the Basilica of Our Lady of Pilar and the famous Recoleta Cementery where the remains of Eva Perón rest. Finally, we will visit Palermo Chico, a residential area with large parks and unequaled architecture. Dinner can be taken at the hotel or in any of the recommendations from the list "Where to eat".

Day 3: We start the day with an exquisite breakfast. Once ready, we set out to begin a long day of adventure through one of the most interesting natural areas very closed to the big city, TIGRE and DELTA. We will have lunch in front of the river. We will visit the Port of Frutos, a very characteristic place in Tigre where local craftsmen exhibit their creations. On the way back we will see majestic mansions in the north of the city, another attractiveness of this day: San Isidro, its history and special characteristics. We will see the Residential country house of the President of the Nation (Quinta de Olivos). On Sundays, the tour can end -if you wish- in San Telmo, where antique dealers can be visited. Dinner can be taken at the hotel or in any of the recommendations from the list "Where to eat".

Day 4: The transfer will pick you up to take you to the airport on time according to your departure flight. If you are leaving in the afternoon or evening you can take advantage of any of the optional excursions we recommend. When arriving at the Airport of the city of Mendoza, one of the most beautiful capitals of the country, a vehicle will be waiting for you to take you to the hotel. You will have free time to explore the surroundings and get a first impression of this unforgettable destination. If you arrive in the morning, we suggest you to go on the CITY TOUR (see our optional excursions). Lunch and dinner can be taken at the hotel or in any of the places in the list of recommendations on where to eat.

Day 5: From 9.30 a.m. We will begin to travel through one of the most beautiful routes in Argentina. Mendoza offers all those qualities that contribute to the creation of high-end wines. We will visit three wineries. In each one, a guide will explain the whole process in the production of wines, many of them, known around the world. Three wineries will be chosen among any of these prestigious labels such as Don Manuel Villafañe, Luigi Bosca, Altavista, Terrace of the Andes, Matervini, Chandon or similar ones. Lunch is scheduled in one of the visited Wineries and so far it will give you the chance to experience the best facet of Mendoza. In the afternoon, we will visit the Olivícola Pasrai where you can taste its delicious oils. Dinner can be taken at the hotel or in the city center (see our list of recommendations on where to eat).

Day 6: Very early in the morning, at 07.30 approximately, we will leave to the south of the city of Mendoza to take the National Route 7 that will take us to the road of High Mountain. We will pass by places of extraordinary beauty in the area of ​​Cacheuta, Villa Potrerillos and the Valley of Uspallata. We will visit the historic bridge of Picheuta. We will pass through Polvaredas and Punta de Vacas. Then we will arrive at the ski center Los Penitentes and shortly afterwards at Puente del Inca with its fascinating geological formation. We will visit the Aconcagua Provincial Park, from where you will have an unbeatable view of Cerro Aconcagua, the highest peak in South America. Continuing along the International Route, you will find the customs complex of Horcones and a few kilometers further on, on the border with Chile, the town of Las Cuevas, built following a European style, at 3,200 meters above sea level. Between Las Cuevas and the international tunnel to Chile there is a route that, if the weather conditions are favorable, it allows you to ascend to the monument of Cristo Redentor, located at 4,200 meters high, symbolizing the fraternity between Argentineans and Chileans. The return to the city of Mendoza is by the same route. Dinner can be taken at the hotel or in the city center (see our list of recommendations on where to eat).

Day 7: The transfer will pick you up to take you to the airport with the necessary advance time according to your departure time. If you leave in the evening you can take advantage of any of our suggested optional excursions.  As you arrive at the airport in Bariloche, your transfer will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Villa La Angostura, 80 km. far from the city of arrival. You will have free time to rest or walk around the hotel to have the first impression of this unforgettable destination.  You may walk around the village and visit some of its bars and chocolate factories. Lunch and dinner could be taken in the hotel or down town (see our recommendations on meals).

Day 8: After breakfast (around 9.30 am) we will take you to one of the most famous routes in Patagonia: ROUTE OF THE SEVEN LAKES. The trip includes several stops along the way to appreciate not only the beauty of the landscape but also the aroma of the forest and the rumor of the waterfalls. You will also visit another mountain village: San Martín de Los Andes, a beautiful town on the shores of Lake Lacar. Lunch will be the excuse to spend a few hours there, and you will have time to travel freely around that wonderful place. Remember to wear comfortable clothes and sun protection. Around 5:30 p.m. we will start the return to Villa La Angostura. To dine, have a look at our recommendations on where to eat.

Day 9: After breakfast (around 9.30 am) we will pick you up at the hotel to start another beautiful tour through these magical landscapes. Wear comfortable shoes and do not forget your coat and sunscreen so you'll be ready for the excursion: CIRCUITO CHICO (SAN CARLOS DE BARILOCHE). Accompanied by a guide, you will travel through corners that deserve to be known. You can meet the confectionery on the top of Campanario Hill with an incredible view. In the middle of the afternoon we return to Villa La Angostura where you can choose where to dine.

Day 10: If your flight leaves in the afternoon or evening you can take advantage of an optional half day excursion in the morning, for example: ARRAYANES FOREST, you can do it on foot, bicycle or Catamaran. If your flight leaves early, we will take you to the Airport on time to get your plane.



BUENOS AIRES - CITY TOUR


Departures: Every day.

Duration: 5 hours

Description: In this tour we will know Buenos Aires through its most emblematic neighborhoods and we will enjoy its incomparable gastronomy. The starting point is Plaza de Mayo (May Square). We will visit Casa Rosada (The Pink House), the Cabildo and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Then, in San Telmo, a walk through its charming streets will lead us to the traditional Plaza Dorrego (Dorrego Square). The tour continues in the picturesque and lively La Boca neighborhood. There we will walk through the emblematic Caminito Street, in charge of synthesizing the most representative icons of Buenos Aires: art, football and tango. Returning north, we will visit Puerto Madero, the most modern and international neighborhood of the city. In Retiro we will admire the splendid Plaza San Martín (San Martín Square) and in La Recoleta we will know the elegant Alvear Avenue, the Basilica of Our Lady of Pilar and the famous Recoleta Cementery where the remains of Eva Perón rest. Finally, we will visit Palermo Chico, a residential area with large parks and unequaled architecture.

At lunch time we can choose different gastronomic options: the traditional Argentine roast, regional food or Italian pasta.

Included: Bilingual guide specialized in history, art, architecture and tourism in the city. Transport during the tour and transfer to and from the hotel. Lunch at a restaurant of the passenger's choice (entrance / main dish / dessert / coffee / mineral or soda water / glass of wine or beer). Delivery of support material with tour information and a postcard from Buenos Aires

Not included: Tips.


TIGRE Y EL DELTA


Departures: Every day.

Duration: 7 hours.

Description: This tour offers the perfect fusion: history, nature and excellent gastronomy. The tour begins in San Isidro. There we will visit the splendid historic center and visit the magnificent Cathedral of San Isidro Labrador. From an ancient viewpoint we can admire the immensity of the Rio de La Plata. The next stop will be in Beccar where we will visit Villa Ocampo, an English-style mansion that was the residence of the great writer Victoria Ocampo and that at her death was donated to UNESCO. Then, in Tigre, we will live an impressive nautical adventure by the Delta. On the banks of the river, on one of the islands, enjoy a delicious Argentinean lunch at the Restaurant Gato Blanco. On the mainland, we will visit the elegant Paseo Victorica and - accompanied by a specialist guide - the Municipal Museum of Fine Arts. Before heading back, we will visit the amazing Puerto de Frutos.

 

Includes: Bilingual guide specialized in history, art, architecture and tourism. Transport during the tour and transfer to and from the hotel in a front-line vehicle, modern and comfortable. Uniformed driver. Entrance and guided visit to Villa Ocampo. Entrance and guided visit to the Municipal Museum of Fine Arts of Tigre. Private boat trip on the Delta (2 hours sailing). Lunch at Gato Blanco (entrance / main course / dessert / coffee / mineral water or soda / wine glass). Delivery of support material with tour information and a Delta postcard.

Not included: Tips.


SR TANGO. CENA SHOW EJECUTIVA.


Departures: Every day

Duration: 4/5 hours approximately

Description: World-class dancers, renowned singers and the best orchestra integrate this prestigious house located in a beautiful recycled theater of Barracas in which the original beauty of the building was respected.

If you want a delicious dinner, take rich Argentinian wines and enjoy the live dance and music show, then just make your reservation and we will pick you up at your hotel so you can join us.

Includes: Pick Up and Drop Off from downtown hotels, Tango show and folklore. Show, dinner and transfers.

Not include: Guide and tips.

Additional relevant information: We Have Menu For Vegetarians And Celiacs With Previous Notice. Elegant Sport Clothing.


TOUR DE VINOS Y OLIVA EN MENDOZA (DC)


Departure: Every day. From 09:30 a.m. and 03:00 p.m.

Duration: 8 ½ hours.

Description: We will visit one of the most beautiful routes in Argentina. Mendoza offers all the qualities that contribute to the creation of high-end wines. In each Bodega you can understand all the work that is done to create the wine that you will taste. Three wineries will be chosen among: Don Manuel Villafañe, Luigi Bosca, Altavista, Andes Terrace, Matervini, Chandon or similar ones. We will also visit Olivícola Pasrai where we will have a tasting of oils. 

Included: Transfer, wine and oil tasting and lunch, and bilingual guide in regular service.

 


CABALGATA + ATARDECER CAMPESTRE (DC)


Departure: Every day.

Duration: 7 ½ hours.

Description: We will leave in the morning to the Winery Nieto Senetiner, there we will mount on meek horses for an hour and a half. We will go by Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah vineyards of Finca Villa Blanca located in Vistabla and surroundings. Once we return from the horseback riding, we will visit the Winery and we will taste its prodigious wines. Lunch is included with regional dishes marinated with 4 wines of great quality. After lunch, we will go to another winery in the area to expand the panorama of flavors and landscapes. At the end we return to the Hotel.

Included: Transfer, bilingual guide, tastings and lunch.

Not included: Tips.


SAN MARTIN DE LOS ANDES POR 7 LAGOS (DC)


Departure: Every day (at approximately 9.30 am)

Duration: 9 hours

Description: We leave the hotel by Road Number 40 towards Lago Espejo, where the famous Seven Lakes Trail begins. We will stop at lakes Espejo, Correntoso, Falkner, Villarino, Escondido, Machónico and Lácar and we will pass very close to other lakes such as Espejo Chico, Traful, Hermoso and Meliquina. Successive stops along the way allow you to appreciate not only the beauty of the landscape but also the aroma of the forest and the rumor of the waterfalls. In San Martin de los Andes we will find a beautiful city on the shores of Lake Lacar. Lunch will be the excuse to spend a few hours there, and there will be time to walk around that wonderful town freely.

Included: Transfer and bilingüal guide in regular service.

Not included: Lunch.


CIRCUITO CHICO (SAN CARLOS DE BARILOCHE) (DC)


Departure: Every day (at approximately 9.30 am)

Duration: 9 hours 

Description: It encloses corners that deserve to be contemplated. The route (circiuto chico) starts in Bariloche bordering Lake Nahuel Huapí towards the West. You reach the Llao Llao area and continuing the circuit, you will pass through the Municipal Park Llao Llao and Villa Tacul, The Escondido Lake, the Angostura River, Bahia Lopez and the Panoramic Point, from where you will have an excellent view of Lake Moreno and all Llao Llao area. Then, along the same route and leaving behind the Trefoil Lagoon, you will arrive at Bustillo Avenue again, visiting Cerro Campanario, where a chairlift works to transport you to the confectionery, observing one of the best views in the world.

Included: Transfer and bilingual guide in regular service.

Not included: Lunch and ticket to Campanario Hill.



BUENOS AIRES

Cabaña Las Lilas: http://www.restaurantlaslilas.com.ar/

La Parolaccia Trattoria: http://www.laparolaccia.com/

The Argentine Experience: https://www.theargentineexperience.com/

Santos Manjares: https://www.facebook.com/santosmanjares/

Calden del Soho: http://www.caldendelsoho.com.ar/

Pippo: https://es-a.facebook.com/PippoRestaurant/

 

MENDOZA

1884: http://dondeirmendoza.com/restaurantes/1884-bodega-escorihuela/

Maria Antonieta: http://dondeirmendoza.com/restaurantes/maria-antonieta/

Don Alonso: http://dondeirmendoza.com/restaurantes/don-alonso/

Vicente (sin López ni Planes) – Quinta Sección: http://dondeirmendoza.com/restaurantes/vicente-sin-lopez-ni-planes-quinta-seccion/

Manos Morenas Sky – Maipú: http://dondeirmendoza.com/restaurantes/manos-morenas-maipu/

 

VILLA LA ANGOSTURA

Tinto Bistro: https://es-la.facebook.com/tinto.bistro.3/

Waldhaus: http://www.leomorsella.com.ar/

Gran Nevada: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gran-Nevada/241385389315472

Viejos Tiempos Restaurante: https://www.facebook.com/viejostiemposrestaurant/

Cervecería  Epulafquen: http://www.cervezaepulafquen.com.ar/

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