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Valentina Oms

I'm originally from Bahia Blanca, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since my childhood, I have been traveling through South American countries with my family, friends, and partner. All these trips gave me the tools to give the best recommendations and tips to travel across South America.

I am passionate about traveling, learning from new cultures and I am a food and wine lover! I love to create unconventional circuits, and transforming every itinerary into a unique experience, exceeding expectations of our travelers.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"Developing custom itineraries all over South America, including Argentina, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Ecuador, Uruguay, and Bolivia.

I have a particular passion for food and active itineraries. Culinary tours and adventure, are all things I look at when building an itinerary!

I also specialize in creating the perfect trip for honeymooners, families and experienced travelers looking for the "real" South America"

How did you get involved in travel?

"I believe South America is one of the most unforgettable places on earth! I love exploring the region in an authentic way. I've traveled to many places which include Argentina, Chile, Peru, Uruguay, Ecuador, Brazil, and Bolivia.

My vocation and passion for travel and about South America brought me to Across Argentina & South America.

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"I'd have to say my trip to Torres del Paine, Chile In the Spring of 2015. I did the W trek, the best trek of my life! Being so close to nature was just memorable! It was very challenging and the scenery is stunning. Each segment of the trek is unique and beautiful. Gorgeous views, flower-filled valleys, beautiful glaciers - it has it all!"

Valentina is part of the following groups: Argentina Travel Agents, Chile Travel Agents
Striking scenery from the roadside in Patagonia
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Argentina's Lake District near Bariloche
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Iguazú Falls National Park, Argentina
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Osorno Volcano in Chile's Lake District
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Mt. Fitz Roy in Argentine Patagonia
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