Andes and its Wines
Prepare for a full day of breathtaking sights on this Andes wine tour. Your tour takes you to the longest continental mountain range in the world, the Andes. This 4,300-mile range is a sight to behold; it cuts through seven South American countries. On this Chile tour, you'll pay a visit to the country's major ski resorts, eat some delicious Chilean food, and see a renowned Chilean winery.
Your Andes winery tour begins at the famous Valle Nevado ski resort just east of Santiago. This resort opened in 1988 and spans almost 2,000 acres; the site hosted the 2005 World Snowboarding Championships. Be sure to take a lift up for an amazing view of the mountain range before your Andes tour continues west to the town of Farellones for more sightseeing.
After taking in the views of El Colorado, La Parva, and other neighboring ski resorts, expect a traditional Chilean feast at a restaurant in the El Arrayan neighborhood. Chile is known for its diverse cuisine. Among its most popular dishes is humitas, which are boiled corn leaf rolls filled with seasoned ground corn. Make sure you save room for the final stop on your trip, Concha y Toro, the famous Chilean winery.
This renowned winery, which was founded in 1883, is the largest producer of wine in Latin America. You'll have a chance to try its many exquisite varietals including chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, and merlot, as well as learn about the winery's roots; its history is deeply connected to Chilean aristocracy. Your tour includes transportation, vineyard tour and tasting, and a bilingual guide. Book your Andes tour today for a tasty, breathtaking look at Chile's beautiful landscapes and vineyards.