Austin-Lehman Adventures has announced three new itineraries for 2012 embracing the diversity, culture, cuisine and natural wonders of both sides of the Andes in Argentina, Chile and south to Patagonia.
Wine aficionados will appreciate Argentina & Chile—Wine Country, a 9-day multi-sport (trekking, horseback riding, cycling) program at $5,098 ppdo that begins in Mendoza and ends in Santiago. The 2012 tour dates are February 13–21, March 5–13 and December 24 to January 1.
Argentina & Chile—Patagonia is a 10-day, moderately paced mountaineering adventure with hiking trips and horseback tours priced at $5,498 ppdo that begins and ends in El Calafate (South Patagonia) for transfers to Buenos Aires and covers much of the territory of Bruce Chatwin’s In Patagonia. The 2011–2012 tour dates are December 19–28, February 20–29, and March 12–21 and December 31 to January 9.
A third new tour is Argentina & Chile—Salta to Atacama a 10-day cycling, horseback and hiking adventure priced at $5,298 ppdo that begins in the northwest Argentine city of Salta and ends at the Atacama town of Calama with air transfers to Santiago, Chile. The 2012 departures are offered year-round.
Comprehensive catalogs are available by calling ALA toll-free.