Custom Travel Planning
The Southern Cross Advisors Travel Team - Tight Loop Travel and Protravel International.
The company mission is simple, and it's all about you. We are your South American experts, with over thirty years of travel planning experience from Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Peru, Colombia and Brazil, to Alaska, the U.S., the Bahamas, Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama, the Seychelles, Christmas Island, the Cook Islands, New Zealand and Australia.
Guest and Client Services Include:
* We tailor your travel or vacations based on your input and specified requirements.
* We arrange the best hotels, rental homes or apartments, rentals cars, and activities at your chosen locations.
*In Argentina, VIP airport meet and greet by multilingual hosts who will facilitate all aspects of your trip; 24/7 concierge service. Our hosts are also available to take you on private guided tours and adventures throughout the country.
* Flexibility in altering your itinerary to suit your desires after you have arrived at a given location.
For business and investor travel in Argentina:
* Prearranged business meetings with SCA’s professional staff to answer your business or investment questions.
* Coordination with Property Management staff to have your home or rental property stocked and ready for your arrival.
Examples of Argentina travel:
Customized Mendoza Wine Tours - Visit the top wineries for tastings, tours, and spectacular lunches with our multilingual wine guides. With over 1,300 wineries in Mendoza, you need to narrow it down to the ones that suit your tastes. We know all the hidden jewels from Lujan, to Chacras de Coria to Valle de Uco.
Note: And if you're in Salta/Cafayate, we can arrange your activities and wine excursions there as well.
Horseback riding and trekking in the Andes, from Mendoza to Patagonia: Our guides and gauchos can take you on day excursions with a full asado lunch, or we can arrange multi-night camp-outs and Andes crossings.
The Best of Argentina/Patagonia Fly Fishing: We've been outfitting the finest fly fishing trips in Argentina since 1989. Our TLT Signature Guides and Lodge Program operates in the top fishing areas of the country: San Martin/Junin, Medio Limay, Bariloche, Cholia, Esquel, Trevelin, and Rio Pico. Anglers can fish the Chimehuin, Malleo, Collon Cura, Alumine, Caleufu, Quilquihue, Limay, Medio Limay, Rivadavia, Rio Grande, and Corcovado along with many other streams, spring creeks and lakes. Accommodations are in the finest lodges, estancias, hotels and private homes. And non-anglers have a variety of activities to choose from; hiking, horseback riding, kayaking, cooking classes and wine tasting, cultural adventures, shopping and more. Meals and dining are exquisite, and you'll be able to enjoy the best Argentine wines from Mendoza and Cafayate during your vacation.
Chilean Patagonia - Rio Palena Lodge, Chile
Lodge accommodations – Seven total suites all with private bath: Including three king suites, two of these master suites with private balcony overlooking the river and baths with separate large tub and steam shower. The lodge has guest bathrooms separately in the lodge areas, spacious living room with fireplace, dining room, large bar with games, and all of these spaces overlooking the outdoor decks and river. Outdoor sauna and two hot tubs. Guest wader/gear room with individual guest lockers with hot air drying systems for waders and shoes.
8 night program/ 6 days guided fishing/adventure activities (1 night in Puerto Varas, 7 nights/6 days fishing/activities at the lodge, lodge portion Saturday-to-Saturday.)
Rate: $7,350 per person based on double occupancy. We can also offer a 4 night minimum stay, customized stays, with arrival or departure being on a Saturday.
Our additional fly fishing adventure recommendations in Argentina cover Rio Gallegos and Rio Grande for the monster sea-run browns; and Corrientes, Salta and the Rio Parana regions for golden dorado and other exotic species. These trips can easily be combined with world-class wing-shooting in the Cordoba region.
In Chile we focus on the Lake District north and south of Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas, on the Coyhaique Region, and in the Puerto Natales and Torres del Paine region.
Want more adventures? How about a trip to Iguazu Falls; the glaciers of Calafate; fjord trips in Chile; wing-shooting in Cordoba; a visit to Ushuaia, the southern most city in the world and gateway to Antarctica cruises. And if you prefer winter, Portillo in Chile, Las Lenas in Mendoza, and Catedral in Barioche offer some of the world's best skiing terrain. On the Chilean side of the Andes we offer heli-skiing options out of Santiago, Temuco, Picon, and Puerto Varas.
We look forward to hearing from you and to arranging your dream trip.
Best regards and take care,
Stephen and Kim Vletas