12 Days / 11 Nights
Chile is a fascinating destination to visit with something for everyone. Santiago, the cosmopolitan capital, Valparaiso is the colourful fishing town on the coast steeped in history, Colchagua is the picturesque wine valley for one of Chiles top exports and the Uniquely stunning Easter Island in the South Pacific, steeped in mysticism and legend. This 13 day itinerary takes in the most important parts of the country so that you do not miss out on the fascinating history and culture that the country has to offer.
Special features of our Classic Chile And Easter Island Tour:
Type of Tourism: Adventure, Cultural, Geographical, Desert, Wines
Places to Visit: Santiago, Atacama Desert, Valparaiso, Easter Island, Colchagua Valley
Duration: 13 Days and 12 Nights.
Type of Service: group tours.
Accommodation: 4 star hotels at every destination that you will visit. These hotels had been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and your every need catered for!
On arrival to Santiago airport from your international flight, make your way to the domestic counters to connect with your flight to Calama. On arrival, you will be met by the guide and taken to your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama. This is the driest desert in the world blessed with spectacular horizons and incredible sunsets. This oasis town lies on the edge of the enormous Atacama Salt Lake.
Enjoy three full days exploring this incredible part of the world. The Moon Valley, with its lunar-like appearance, an incredible place to see spectacular sunsets; The Tatio Geysers on the highest geothermal field in the world; and The stunning Salt Flats spreading for miles.
Today we will head out on a morning city tour of Valparaiso, a UNESCO World Heritage site, perched on the edge of a steep hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. This is an enchanting town, with a striking contrast between the colourful houses lining the hillside and the Victorian mansions down by the port area.
You will have a free afternoon to wander the narrow streets and absorb the atmosphere of the quaint town.
The valley is renowned for its perfect wine producing soil and produces some of Chile’s finest grapes. You will enjoy a tour through the valley and on your journey, you will visit a number of vineyards for wine tasting and lunch.
Morning transfer to Santiago airport for your connecting flight to Easter Island. As we fly the 5000 km over The Pacific Ocean, you will begin to appreciate the remoteness of Rapa Nui. It’s amazing that anyone found this insignificant, remote piece of land, in an area lost in thousands of miles of open water.
On arrival, you will be met and taken to your hotel, where you will have a free afternoon to explore the Island.
You will have the next 2 days touring the Island to visit the giant Moai figureheads These mysterious moai statues of Easter Island are an instantly recognizable emblem of the island, offering a fascinating glimpse into the ancient and unique civilization of the Pacific Islanders. Other archaeological sites are equally fascinating and the coral reefs make Easter Island an ideal place for diving and snorkelling.
Choose from a number of exciting excursions:
Today we head back to the airport for your flight to Santiago. Tonight we will stay at the Airport hotel, so you are close by for your onward flight.