Essential Chile in 10 days
Code : STP005
We start in Santiago, the main gate of Chile, where then we will know Vina del Mar, the garden city, and Valparaiso, the jewel of the Pacific, we start our trip to San Pedro de Atacama, in the middle of the most arid desert in the world, to know the valley de la luna, the valley of marte, the salt mountain range, the highland lagoons of miscanti, Socaire, Toconao, the Atacama salt flat, and the chaxa lagoon to close the visit to the region with the tatio geysers. From the desert we travel to Patagonia and from Puerta Natales we will visit the Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers, the Milidon cave and the Torres del Paine National Park, with its main attractions, such as Salto grande, Paine, Lake Pehoe and Lake Gray, in addition to its fauna.
- Regular (SIB) transfer and excursions , with English local guide assistance
- Transfer from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama (o v.v.) – doesn`t include guide
- Public ticket bus from Punta Arena/Puerto Natales/Punta Arenas – doesn`t include guide
- Exc. Navigation Serrano & Balmaceda Glacier available only in SIB services with English &Spanish local guide.
- Transfer Hotel/Pier/Hotel (o vv) doesn`t include guide
- Entrance to parks
- Accomodation with breakfast in the indicated hotels
- Meals as indicated in the program
B = breakfast L = Lunch or box lunch D = dinner
Rates do not include:
- Early Check-in or Late Check-out.
- Meals not indicated in the program, drinks or any extras
- Extras not mentioned in the program .
- Flights and boarding fees
Itinerary could be changed according to flight schedules, climate conditions, or in order to provide a better service.
Price is based on minima 2 persons in double room, in Standard Category, we also can arrange Superior.
Prices publicized are FROM , depending on time of the year and availability of the hotels
The Museums are closed the Monday
Excursions in San Pedro de Atacama, due to the altitude, aren’t recommended for children under 7 years old, pregnant women, elderly passengers and/or passengers with heart diseases (altitudes of 4,200 meters above sea level.)
(*) New year Supplement departure December 28th
DepartureRuins, Chile | Altitude: 2050 – 4200 m. / 6730 – 13780 f
Dress CodeCasual, comfortable athletic clothing, hat and light jacket.
Day 1 : Santiago
Meet & Great in Santiago AirportUpon arrival, meet and greet and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon tour around Santiago, visiting the most important attractions of the city, including a walking tour downtown visiting the “Plaza de Armas” (main square), the Cathedral, Ahumada Boulevard and “La Moneda” (Government Palace) from outside. Then, by vehicle, visit the main avenues of old Santiago, crossing the bohemian Bellavista neighborhood and drive up Santa Lucia Hill for a panoramic view of the city and the Andes. After this, continue to the modern part of Santiago, including its chic neighborhoods, shopping and financial centers. Return to your hotel.
Day 2 : Santiago – Viña del Mar & Valparaíso – Santiago ( B )
Day 3 : Santiago – Calama – San Pedro de Atacama (B)
Day 4 : San Pedro de Atacama ( B/L )
Day 5 : San Pedro de Atacama – Calama – Santiago (B)
Day 6 : Santiago – Punta Arenas – Puerto Natales ( B )
Day 7 : Puerto Natales ( B/L )
Day 8 : Puerto Natales–Torres del Paine–Puerto Natales ( B/L )
Day 9 : Bus to Punta Arenas + flight to Santiago ( B)
Day 10 : Transfer out ( B )