Wealthy Santiago is Chile’s cultural hub and cosmopolitan capital. Ride the funicular up Cerro San Christobal and admire the views across the surrounding countryside before descending to the cafes, restaurants and bars of the lively Bellavista district. Las Condes, nicknamed Sanhattan, is the place to go to search out a hot deal in the best malls in town.

3h25m to Punta Arenas

5-7,Punta Arenas

Travel almost as far south as you can to Chile’s most southerly city located on the Strait of Magellan. Punta Arenas is the jumping off point not only for travellers going to Antarctica but also those heading a few hours north of its airport to the spectacular Torres del Paine National Park. Before you leave, tour the Austral Brewery, visit the Braun-Menéndez Museum, Museo del Recuerdo and the Nao Victoria Museum.

6h03m to El Calafate

30h00m to El Calafate

8-10,El Calafate

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery of Argentina’s Los Glaciares National Park in the heart of Patagonia. Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the few left in the world that is growing rather than shrinking, is an easy drive from the city. Back in town, make sure you experience a traditional asado.

6h03m to El Calafate

2h55m to Buenos Aires

11-14,Buenos Aires

Experience the passion of the tango in the place where it was born. Emotion runs high in the Argentinian capital, a city which wears its heart on its sleeve. Vibrant La Boca has been transformed from a working class barrio to a popular tourist haunt. Make sure you find time to visit La Recoleta cemetery where Evita’s remains are interred. .