Chile In 10 Days
Travel through Chile and know its magical lands, untamed nature and unique landscapes. A long and narrow strip of land where you will live the best tourist experiences. In Chile we have all the landscapes and the most diverse temperatures, even in the middle of winter, the Atacama Desert easily reaches 23ºC.
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10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS
Itinerary at a Glance
Day 1, Santiago: Welcome at Santiago airport and transfer to selected hotel. In the afternoon, city tour to the most interesting sites in Santiago, visiting Main Square, Cathedral, Post Office Headquarters, and Santiago City Hall. We will also see the Government House “La Moneda” and some of the older neighborhoods. Afterward, we will take you to East Santiago, where you may appreciate modern buildings, with offices, apartments, shopping centers, and restaurants. Return to hotel. Overnight.
Day 2, Santiago - Calama: Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to Santiago airport for flight to Calama in the Atacama Desert. Reception at the airport and transfer to San Pedro de Atacama. In the afternoon, excursion to Moon Valley, passing through the Salt Mountain Range. Visit the great sand dunes, the amphitheater, and the natural salt monument “Las Tres Marias”. This excursion concludes enjoying a magical sunset, with a privileged view of the valley. Return to San Pedro. Overnight
Day 3, Atacama Desert: Breakfast in the hotel. Excursion to the high plain lagoons of Miscanti and Miñiques. Lunch in Socaire. Transfer to the Atacama Salt Flat to visit the Chaxa Lagoon, and Flamingos National Reserve, to observe three out of the six different kinds of flamingos existing in the world. Trip continues to the town of Toconao, to visit San Lucas Church, and Campanario Tower. Return to San Pedro. Overnight.
Day 4, Atacama Desert: Early in the morning, excursion to El Tatio Geysers, the world’s highest geyser field, which erupts each day at dawn, creating unusual mineral formations and spouting high clouds of steam. Trekking to observe various geothermal activities. A light breakfast will be served. You will then have the opportunity to bathe in a pool of thermal waters. Return to San Pedro, visiting the village of Machuca, formerly devoted to grazing llamas and today known for its adobe, cactus wood, and straw buildings and its Andean handicraft products. In the afternoon, visit to Cejar Lagoon, located in the heart of the Atacama Salt Flat, with such a high concentration of salt and lithium that it makes floating easier than on the Dead Sea. You may bathe, swim, and float amidst a beautiful landscape. Return to hotel. Overnight.
Day 5, Calama - Punta Arenas: Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the airport for flight to Punta Arenas, via Santiago. Reception at Punta Arenas airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight
Day 6, Punta Arenas - Puerto Natales: Breakfast, on due time, we will be driven to the airport to board the flight to the next destination.
Day 7, Torres del Paine - National Park: Breakfast in the hotel. Excursion to Torres del Paine, visiting the Cave of the Milodon, where they discovered well-preserved remains of this prehistoric herbivore that existed 12,000 years ago. From here, journey will continue into Torres del Paine National Park, where we will visit Nordenskjold Lake, Pehoe Lake, and Salto Grande. Lunch. Trekking through a forest of lenga trees towards a viewpoint of Grey Glacier, with its impressive ice floes. Afterwards, visit to Amarga Lagoon and return to Puerto Natales. Overnight
Day 8, Balmaceda y Serrano Glaciers: Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to pier to begin boat tour through Last Hope Fjord en route to Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers. During the traverse, we will observe seal and cormorant colonies. Upon arrival at Serrano Glacier, we will dock at Toro Port and walk over half a mile through native forests. Patagonia-style lunch and cruise back to Puerto Natales. Overnight.
Day 9, Punta Arenas - Santiago: Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to Punta Arenas airport by bus line for flight back to Santiago. Reception at Santiago airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight.
Day 10, Santiago: Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to Santiago airport for international flight. End of our services.