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Bisected by the Andes, Chile and Argentina are home to stunning natural wonders and dynamic cities on the rise. Together, they offer the perfect combination of inspiring opportunities for discovery, adrenaline-pumping adventure, and most deliciously: soul-stirring vino.
Stretching almost 4,500 miles along the length of South America, the Andes impact every facet of the lands they border. Experience their might on a journey at ground level - scaling volcanoes, soaking in thermal springs, and traversing pristine lake regions on foot.
Cozied up to the base of the Andes, Santiago's lively neighborhoods bedecked with colorful street art reveal the city's progressive spirit. Its avenues echo with the bold history of a proud people, while mouthwatering empanadas on every corner deliver the culinary goods.
Venture to the edge of Patagonia, where the landscape gives way to crystalline glacier lakes. In this tundra of wonders, visitors experience the majesty of snow-capped volcanoes and miles of unspoiled vistas.
By powder-covered snow lift or boot-clad foot, scale the mountains near Lanin National Park for sweeping views of Lake Lacar and the picturesque San Martin de Los Andes. In winter, hit the slopes for some of the region's best skiing.
Picture yourself on the shores of a still turquoise lake, surrounded by emerald forests with clear skies overhead. Now imagine that location overflowing with world-class chocolate shops. Welcome to Bariloche. Sweet tooths, rejoice.
A beacon of arts and culture on the South American continent, Buenos Aires will ignite all of your senses - from the scent of irresistible Argentinian steaks to the rhythmic beat of the tango, a stroll down its streets is never just that.
The Tango is the natural pulse of Buenos Aires.
This trip is inspired by Elite Guru Jonny Moseley. From renowned adventurers to celebrity chefs, the ZOZI Guru team consists of some of the world’s most accomplished professionals.
Jonny Moseley has been the face and voice of freestyle and freeskiing for more than a decade. He clinched the 1998 Olympic Gold Medal in Nagano, the 1998 World Cup title, 17 World Cup Event Titles, and a Silver in the 1999 X-Games. In 1998, he was named Sportsman of the Year by the US Olympic Committee and in 2007 he was inducted into the US National Ski Hall of Fame.
Days 1-2: Santiago
Take the funicular to the top of Cerro San Cristóbal for a postcard-worthy view of Santiago, from the lofty peaks of the Andes to the winding paseos and old colonial architecture in the heart of the city.
Days 3-5: Pucón
There's no season for sitting still amid the wild serenity of the Lake District, where whitewater rafting, volcano trekking, and climbing enchant nature lovers and adrenaline seekers alike.
Days 6-7: San Martín de los Andes
Dotted with rivers and waterfalls, the trails here are perfect for either a mellow retreat or an active excursion. When winter hits, choice runs make it one of the region’s premier ski destinations.
Days 8-10: Bariloche
After a long afternoon of exploring stunning Lake Nahuel Huapi, relax with a glass of wine at one of Bariloche’s many fine restaurants or bundle up and head back out for an unforgettable sunset.
Days 11-13: Buenos Aires
Grab a seat in La Boca for an impromptu tango show or bring a blanket and maté to the Parque Tres de Febrero - plans that ensure your final moments in South America are full of Latin flavor.