Chile In 14 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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14 DAYS / 13 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, Valparaiso & Viña del Mar: Breakfast in the hotel. Today we enjoy a full-day tour to the coastal cities of Viña del Mar and Valparaiso, driving through the Curacavi and Casablanca valleys. In Viña del Mar, known as the Garden City, we will visit San Martin and Peru Avenues by the ocean side. We will drive by a beautiful flower clock that shows the local time. We continue to Valparaiso, admiring the colorful neighborhoods in the traditional hills of this port city. Visit to Victory Square, Yugoslav and Atkinson corridor and Sotomayor square. Return to Santiago. Overnight.
Day 3, Santiago - Calama: Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to Santiago airport for flight to Calama in the Atacama Desert. Reception at El Loa airport in Calama. Transfer to San Pedro de Atacama, via Domeyko Mountain Range. 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 4, 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 5, 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 6, Calama - Puerto Montt: Breakfast, on due time, we will be driven to the airport to board the flight to the next destination.
Day 7, Excursion to Peulla: Breakfast in the hotel. Excursion toward Ensenada, bordering Lake Llanquihue. Visit to Petrohue River Waterfalls, followed by a boat tour through the emerald waters of Lake All Saints en route to Peulla, enjoying a panoramic view of Osorno, Puntiagudo, and Tronador Volcanoes. Lunch included. Return to Puerto Varas. Overnight.
Day 8, Chiloé Island: Breakfast in the hotel. Crossing of Chacao Channel by ferry to the mythical island of Chiloe, distinguished by its maritime activity, its churches named Heritage of Mankind, and its festivities. Lunch included. In the afternoon, return to Puerto Varas. Overnight.
Day 9, Puerto Montt - Punta Arenas: Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to Puerto Montt airport for flight to Punta Arenas. Reception and transfer to the city. Overnight.
Day 10, Punta Arenas - Puerto Natales: In the morning, 06:15 shuttle to the check-in office and afterwards, transfer to the pier to sail through the Magellan Strait towards Magdalena Island. Disembark on the island to interact with the largest colony of Magellan Penguins. Return to Punta Arenas. Afternoon transfer by bus service to Puerto Natales (250 km). Overnight.
Day 11, 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. Afterward, visit to Amarga Lagoon and return to Puerto Natales. Overnight.
Day 12, Balmaceda & 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 13, 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.
Day 14, Santiago - Airport: Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to Santiago airport for international flight at scheduled time. End of our services.