Rally de las Bodegas

Day-by-day description

During this special trip, you as a car enthusiast will get to know Argentina and its famous wine region in a unique way. From Buenos Aires you fly to Mendoza where your classic car is waiting for you. In the evening, the Rally de las Bodegas starts with a festive opening. The next two days you are driving the Rally de las Bodegas. You will drive through the landscapes of the province of Mendoza. Here you will pass vineyards and wineries from the best wine producers in the world, with the peaks of the Andes mountains on the background. After the rally you will stay in Casa de Uco, a unique accommodation in the Uco valley. Your journey ends in Buenos Aires with a visit to one of the best tango shows in the Argentinian capital.

Day 1 | Amsterdam (or another airport) - Buenos Aires

Your special trip to the most famous wine region of Argentina starts today. You depart from an airport of your choice and arrive in Buenos Aires the next morning.

Day 2 | Buenos Aires

Early in the morning you will arrive at the airport of Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. A local employee will be waiting to take you to your hotel. If desired, an early check-in is arranged for you, so you can immediately enter your hotel room. You will stay at the Park Hyatt Palacio Duhau. This very luxurious hotel is located on 'Avenida Alvear', centrally situated in the beautiful neighborhood of Recoleta and close to luxury boutiques and the better restaurants. In the afternoon you will be picked up from your hotel by your guide who takes you along the highlights of this beautiful city. During this walk you will visit the Plaza de Mayo, where Evita once spoke to her people, La Boca; the working-class area, Plaza San Martin and Recoleta. In the evening you can enjoy the traditional Argentinian cooking, steak and asado.
Accommodation: Park Hyatt Palacio Duhau 

Day 3 | Buenos Aires - Mendoza

After breakfast, you will be picked up and transferred to the airport for a domestic flight to Mendoza. A local employee will be waiting for you and you will be transferred to your hotel. Your classic car for the coming days is already waiting for you. In the afternoon the car is inspected by the organization and you have to register for the rally. In the evening, the Rally de las Bodegas is opened in a festive manner.
Accommodation: Park Hyatt Mendoza

Day 4 and 5 | Rally de las Bodegas

These days you are driving the Rally de las Bodegas. More than 700 kilometers are covered and there are enough stops along the way to enjoy gourmet food, Polo exhibits and visits to wineries. Driving in your classic car, you will drive through the landscapes of the province of Mendoza. Here you will pass vineyards and wineries from the best wine producers in the world, with the peaks of the Andes mountains in the background. The atmosphere is relaxed, but do not lose sight of the competition element. The rally ends with a festive dinner on the last evening.
Accommodation: Park Hyatt Mendoza

Day 6 | Mendoza - Uco Valley

After the Rally de las Bodegas, you will be taken to the Uco Valley. This valley is about a 1.5 hour drive from the center of Mendoza. You will stay in Casa de Uco. The passion for design and architecture is combined with the love and appreciation for good wines. In addition, the owner of the property, Juan Tonconogy, is an avid car enthusiast. He has been participating in the Rally de las Bodega for years and has already won the Mille Miglia in Italy three times. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by the hotel staff who consider service of paramount importance. In the afternoon you can enjoy a good wine in the wine bar with lounge. In the evening, Chef Pablo Torres and his sous chef Ana Ortuño will prepare a delicious dinner for you.
Accommodation: Casa de Uco

Day 7 t/m 9 | Uco Valley

These days you have the possibility to explore the surroundings of Casa de Uco. For example, you can visit the wine estate of Casa de Uco with a tour of the vineyard and relax in the 320-hectare garden. In addition, the Uco Valley offers plenty of opportunities for daily activities and extraordinary experiences. The hotel offers you the opportunity to explore the vineyards on horseback, by bike or on foot. Play a game of tennis, relax by the pool or explore the ecological reserve and the beautiful Andes mountains.
Accommodation: Casa de Uco

Day 10 | Uco Valley - Buenos Aires

After breakfast you will be transferred to Mendoza Airport from where you will fly back to Buenos Aires. You will be transferred to your hotel upon arrival. The afternoon is at your leisure. Buenos Aires is also known as "the Paris of the South" due to the countless shops and boutiques, the architecture, the cultural life, restaurants and its cosmopolitan population of predominantly Italian, Spanish, French, German, English, Eastern European, Arab and Asian origin. In the evening you will be picked up at your hotel and taken to the Rojo Tango of the Faena hotel. This tango show is known worldwide as one of the best in Buenos Aires and has already won several awards. While enjoying a delicious dinner you will be treated here to performances of the best tango dancers. Afterwards you will be brought back to your hotel.
Accommodation: Park Hyatt Palacio Duhau 


Image: Rojo Tango

Day 11 | Buenos Aires - Amsterdam (or another airport)

At the end of the afternoon you will fly back home. If desired, a late check out will be arranged for you. In the early afternoon you will be picked up from the hotel and taken to the airport. Here you board the plane that takes you back to Amsterdam.

Day 12 | Amsterdam

In the morning you arrive at Schiphol

Price: from € 9,955 per person

  • Based on 2 persons traveling together
  • Depending on time of booking, availability of the flights and the period of travel

Included:

  • domestic flights, economy class
  • 9 hotel nights, meals as stated 
  • all transfers and excursions as stated
  • our backup 24/7; locally and in the Netherlands
  • extensive travel documents package with small attention

Not included

  • international flights, if you wish, we reserve these for you
  • early check-in / late check-out, based on availability, this is sometimes provided by the hotel. If you want to be sure that you have this, ask us about the additional cost
  • (Dutch) public tax Travel disaster fund; € 2.50 per booking
  • travel and cancellation insurance

Driving Rally de las Bodegas

Would you like to make this unique car trip yourself? Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information. We can book this trip as described for you, but it is also possible to adjust the above trip to your wishes. For personal travel advice or to discuss your wishes, please contact one of our travel specialists without obligation. Send an e-mail to info@sapapanatravel.nlcall us on +31 73 610 62 04 or ask us to plan your trip. We are happy to help.

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