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Best of Chile & Patagonia – 11 Days

$ 3,445.00

Discover Chile, the Land of contrast with Volcanic peaks & ancient forests, Shimmering waterways & prehistoric cultures, Picturesque cities & fertile wine valleys, Endemic flora & fauna and frozen glaciers of Torres del Paine National Park – UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.

Description

Day 01 – Monday Santiago
Upon arrival at the international airport of Santiago, transfer from the airport to the hotel.

Hotel Principado Lastarria
Classic
Featured Classic Hotel or similar

  • Standard Room

Hotel Marina Las Condes
Superior
Featured Superior Hotel or similar

  • Standard room

Santiago de Chile – Dynamic and cosmopolitan Santiago is a vital and versatile city. Home to many events showcasing the very best of Chilean culture, it also hosts superb international festivals of sound, flavor and color. The Chilean capital breathes new life into all its visitors! The city’s diversity shines through in its many contrasting neighborhoods.

The balance of the day, enjoy a tour of Santiago de Chile that begins by heading south through the downtown area, to get to the heart of the city. From here you head along the famous Alameda, Santiago’s colorful main avenue, where you’ll see some important iconic constructions such as the Chilean University, San Francisco Church and the Santa Lucia Hill, site of Santiago’s foundation in 1541.

Then you continue towards the Plaza de Armas and the cathedral. Very close from here is the famous Central Market, which is the main market for fresh fish and seafood, an interesting building, dating back to the end of the 19th century: It is a steel construction, built in London and brought to Chile by ship.

Afterwards, you continue the tour crossing the Mapocho River to reach the bohemian Bellavista district on the way to the San Cristobal Hill. From one of the hill’s viewpoints, you will have the finest views of Santiago and the Andes Mountains.

To round off the tour, you will pass through the modern residential areas of the city with their daring architecture to come back to your hotel.

Day 02 – Tuesday Santiago (B)
Day is free at leisure.

Suggest your to take an optional Full day excursion to Valparaiso and Viña del Mar
The tour leaves Santiago in western direction. Arriving in Valparaiso, you pass by the main square where you can view the monument honouring the Naval Battle fought in 1879. Driving towards the southern side of the city and seeing the old funiculars you will drive up a hillside for a most spectacular view of the bay seeing Valparaiso’s downtown district and its adjoining hills.

Then proceed to the lower level of the city through the commercial heart of the port, where you’ll take the coastal highway that links Valparaiso with the resort city of Viña del Mar. Reaching the Concón beach, you can admire various fish stands displaying a great variety of seafood. Summer homes and restaurants are spread out along the coast. Afterwards, visit the main square Plaza Vergara and the shopping avenue before returning to Santiago

Day 03 – Wednesday Santiago – Puerto Montt – Puerto Varas (B)
Transfer to the airport for the flight to Puerto Montt.

On arrival, you are met by your guide and transferred to the hotel in Puerto Varas, situated some 12 miles away.

Puerto Varas – The “city of roses” overlooks Lago Llanquihue, one of Chile’s largest lake where the reflection of the eternally snow covered Osorno Volcano is mirrored in the clear waters. You drive along the “Costanera” (coastal road) and see Puerto Varas’ main square with its gardens and the monument in honor of Vicente Perez Rosales, the region’s founding father.

The rest of the day at leisure.

Hotel Cabaña del Lago
Classic
Featured Classic Hotel or similar

  • Standard Room

Hotel Cabaña del Lago
Superior
Featured Superior Hotel or similar

  • Superior room

Day 04 – Thursday Puerto Varas(B)
Enjoy a full day Excursion to Petrohué, Todos Los Santos Lake with its emerald colored waters and surrounding forests.

First, you visit the world renowned Petrohué Waterfalls, that flow into a river that runs through beautiful rock formations. Also discover Peulla, a small ecological village of 120 inhabitants, which is on the route of the famous Andean Crossing.

After visiting the Petrohué Waterfalls, you will then enjoy a two-hour boat trip on Todos los Santos Lake, taking in the views of the majestic Osorno, Puntiagudo and Tronador volcanoes. However, the adventure does not end when you arrive at Peulla, as there you can choose to take part in a large variety of activities such as canopying, horse riding, and a 4×4 safari, all in a stunning setting that will take your breath away.

Afterwards you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Day 05 – Friday Puerto Varas
Full day at leisure to enjoy this beautiful town.

Suggest to take an optional Full Day Excursion Chiloe, Castro y Dalcahue.

A full day tour leaving from Puerto Varas and visiting the northern part of the mythical island of Chiloé, its stilted houses, its markets and the churches declared as World Heritage sites by Unesco.
In order to delve into the Chilote world, we begin our day by taking a boat down the Chacao canal for 30 minutes, where we spot a wide variety of birds, before arriving to the village of Chacao to visit its square and church.

We will continue on to Castro to stop for lunch on own and then we will visit the stilted houses of Rio Gamboa, the square and its church, which was declared a Unesco World Heritage site.

Next, we will visit the recently restored Nercón Church (1890), which is a national monument and is also on Unesco’s protected list.

Continues to Dalcahue, where we stop on the waterfront to take in the wonderful natural landscape and visit the local artisan market, museum and church before return to your hotel.

Day 06 – Saturday Puerto Varas – Puerto Montt – Punta Arenas (B)
Transfer from the Hotel in Puerto Varas to the airport in Puerto Montt.

On route you will do a sightseeing tour of Puerto Montt, which was founded by German settlers in 1852 and whose influence still remains in the style of the wooden houses.

You will pass along the “Costanera” Avenue and continue to the observation point for a beautiful view of the city, Reloncavi Bay, Tenglo Island and channels.

Afterwards, you will pass through the town’s center with its typical square and its cathedral, the oldest building in the region. You will also visit Angelmó, the traditional fish and seafood market in the port.

At the end you will be transferred to the airport for flight to Punta Arenas.

On arrival at the airport of Punta Arenas, you are met and transferred to your hotel.

Hotel Rey Don Felipe
Classic
Featured Classic Hotel or similar

  • Standard Room

Hotel Cabo de Hornos
Superior
Featured Superior Hotel or similar

  • Standard Room

Day 07 – Sunday Punta Arenas – Torres del Paine National Park (B/L/D)
Your morning starts with a transfer on shared basis from your hotel to Torres del Paine National Park with a lunch stop en route at the Cerro Negro Ranch.

Remark: the transfer is shared basis and additional guests will be picked-up from different hotels or airport. The exact pick-up time at the hotel in Punta Arenas will be informed the day before.

The Cerro Negro Ranch is a typical Patagonia ranch, where the guests get the chance to enjoy an authentic sheepdog and sheep shearing show followed by a Patagonian lamb lunch.

After the visit, you will continue to the Torres del Paine National Park and arrival at the hotel Las Torres around 16:00.

Dinner at the hotel.

Hotel Las Torres
Classic
Featured Classic Hotel or similar

  • Garden View room

Hotel Las Torres
Superior
Featured Superior Hotel or similar

  • Mountain View room

Today starts the All-Inclusive package in Torres del Paine National Park which includes:
• All meals
• Open Bar (not includes premium spirits)
• All excursions inside the National Park
• Bilingual guides in Spanish/ English
• WI-FI (only in common areas)
• Accommodation in the mentioned room category
• 20% discount in the Spa

The package does not include:
• Premium wines, liquors & beers
• Laundry
• Tips
• Phone calls
• Unscheduled meals

Day 08 – Monday Torres del Paine National Park (B/L/D)
Today you will be able to choose from the many excursions that the hotel Las Torres offers.

The hotel has a large menu of excursions that are available daily, including hiking, horseback riding and boat navigations. Once you arrive at the hotel, the personnel will be available to provide all information needed for your excursions and make your journey an unforgettable experience.

Remark: All excursions are shared with other guests of the hotel. All excursions are subject to changes and may vary due to climatic conditions depending on the particular day.

Day 09 – Monday Torres del Paine National Park (B/L/D)
Enjoy the all-inclusive program package of Hotel Las Torres.

Day 10 – Wednesday Torres del Paine – Punta Arenas – Santiago de Chile (B)
Transfer on shared basis from the hotel Las Torres back to Punta Arenas airport for your return flight to Santiago with a Spanish-speaking driver only.

On arrival in Santiago and transfer to your hotel

Hotel Principado Lastarria
Classic
Featured Classic Hotel or similar

  • Standard Room

Hotel Marina Las Condes
Superior
Featured Superior Hotel or similar

  • Standard room

Day 11 – Thursday Santiago de Chile (B)
Transfer to the airport for your onward departure flight.



Classic
$3445
Land only per person based on sharing

  • Low: $3445 | High: 3685
  • Flights supplement on request

Superior
$3735
Land only per person based on sharing

  • Low: $3735 | High: 4025
  • Flights supplement on request


From January until March
From September until December:
Surcharges may apply for travelling during special events and major public holidays.


GUARANTEED GROUP DEPARTURE CALENDAR 2020

Jan:
Feb :
Mar:
Apr:
May:
Jun:
Jul:
Aug:
Sep:
28
Oct:
12, 26
Nov:
23
Dec:

GUARANTEED GROUP DEPARTURE CALENDAR 2021

Jan:
18
Feb :
22
Mar:
15
Apr:
May:
Jun:
Jul:
Aug:
Sep:
27
Oct:
11, 25
Nov:
22
Dec:

Above prices are based on Guaranteed small group departures for minimum of 2 guests and maximum 12 participants with local English speaking guides. You can book this tour on private basis or a customized itinerary based on number of guests, their interests and budget.

Additional information

OVERVIEW

Chile has many different adventures to offer tourists: stargazing in the driest desert in the world, millennial glaciers in the southernmost part of the planet, enchanted forests, and lakes located at the foot of massive volcanoes. It has islands full of legends, winemaking traditions, great challenges to be overcome, and the modern and accessible city of Santiago.
However, there is something about Chile has not been said yet. Chile has wide-open natural landscapes, but you can also find this openness in the Chilean people. The feeling of being alive floods over you in these wide-open spaces in Chile. Here you can get in touch with nature or set out to explore pristine areas. The people of Chile will also pleasantly surprise you with their kindness and hospitality. This will be a completely new experience in a place where you will feel at peace.

DEPARTURE

Group departure guaranteed for minimum 4 travelers and maximum 12 passengers.

HOTELS

As indicated in the itinerary..

INCLUSIONS

Accommodation in the Hotel of your choice with daily breakfast as listed in the itinerary,
Round trip airport/hotel/airport transfers
Sightseeing tours as specified in the itinerary
Current taxes, entrance fees, tax & service charge in the hotels and the obligatory luggage fees at the airports and in the hotels based on one piece per passenger.
Meals are included as and when mentioned in our programme (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner).

EXCLUSIONS

International Airfare or domestic airfare from SCL/PMC/PUQ/SCL

Call 1-888-887-1688 to get a quote from your home city
Travel insurance. visa fees, gratuities, drinks, personal spending and optional activities.
Domestic airfares, personal expenses, extras in the hotels, tips to guides and drivers and beverages

QUESTIONS

Should you have any further questions, please call 1888-887-1688 for assistance.

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