Plaza De Armas, Santiago, ChileVolcano Osorno in the Chilean Lake District, Puerto MonttBeautiful Seaside with Houses, Puerto VarasBlue Lake on a Snowy Mountains Background and Cloudy Sky, Torres del paineGuanaco family in Torres del Paine national park

Plaza De Armas, Santiago, Chile

Volcano Osorno in the Chilean Lake District, Puerto Montt

Beautiful Seaside with Houses, Puerto Varas

Blue Lake on a Snowy Mountains Background and Cloudy Sky, Torres del paine

Guanaco family in Torres del Paine national park

Description

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience the magic of this fascinating country from its cosmopolitan capital to its natural wonders and beyond
  • Explore Santiago on an insightful professionally guided tour
  • Savor the flavors of world-renown Chilean cuisine and wines at your leisure
  • Delve into Chile’s “City of Roses,” Puerto Montt, with its expansive Lago Llanquihue and views of snowcovered Osorno Volcano
  • Cruise “Todos los Santos Lake” to Puella and take-in the world renowned Petrohué Waterfalls and the majestic Osorno, Puntiagudo and Tronador volcanoes
  • Visit the traditional fish and seafood market in Angelmó
  • Tour Punta Arenas, the first permanent settlement in the Austral zone of Patagonia
  • Have amazing outdoor experiences exploring lakes, lagoons, waterfalls, glaciers, hills, and peaks in Torres del Paine National Park
  • Relax and rejuvenate at the splendid, all-inclusive Hotel Rio Serrano
  • Gaze in awe at the majestic Andes Mountains from San Cristóbal Hill and experiencing the local culture in Santiago’s European-inspired “barrios”


Itinerary

Day 1 - MON I SANTIAGO

Arrive in Santiago de Chile and transfer to your hotel. Embark on an insightful city tour where you will see San Francisco church, Santa Lucia Hill, Plaza de Armas, the cathedral, and the famous Central Market. Next, cross the Mapocho River and venture into the bohemian Bellavista district as you travel along to San Cristóbal Hill to take in the inspired vistas of Santiago and the Andes Mountains.

Day 2 - TUE I SANTIAGO

This morning greets you with the opportunity to explore Santiago de Chile on your own. This city of contrasts showcases the remains of its colonial past in stark contrast with the ultramodern, high-rise buildings of its financial center. Venture along at leisure or you may choose to participate in an optional excursion to Valparaiso and Viña del Mar or a half day Wine Pairing Program at Vinolia. (B)

Day 3 - WED I SANTIAGO I PUERTO MONTT I PUERTO VARAS

After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to the airport for your flight to Puerto Montt. Upon arrival meet your guide and head to your hotel in Puerto Varas. Today you have plenty of time at leisure to explore Chile’s “City of Roses.” Overlooking one of Chile’s most expansive lakes, Lago Llanquihue, take in the awe-inspiring views of snow covered Osorno Volcano that can be seen reflected in its waters. Share time exploring Puerto Varas’ main square, gardens and monuments. (B)

Day 4 - THU I PUERTO VARAS

Power up with breakfast at your hotel and get ready for an unforgettable adventure. Today you will sail the breath-taking emerald waters of Todos los Santos Lake. This splendid excursion takes you to the world renowned Petrohué Waterfalls and on to Peulla, a small ecological village of 120 inhabitants situated along the famous Andean Crossing. Next, enjoy a two-hour boat trip and discover the majestic Osorno, Puntiagudo and Tronador volcanoes. Peulla welcomes you with vast activity options including canopying, horseback riding, and 4x4 safaris. (B,L)

Day 5 - FRI I PUERTO VARAS

Have breakfast at your hotel before taking the day at leisure to delve into the area at your own pace. The options abound for exploration or enjoying an optional full-day excursion to Chiloe Island, best known for its post-card perfect, colored stilts or “palafito” built on the water. (B)

Day 6 - SAT I PUERTO VARAS I PUERTO MONTT I PUNTA ARENAS

Rise and shine with breakfast at your hotel before heading on a sightseeing tour of Puerto Montt with its signature wooden houses inspired by German settlers back in the 1850’s. Pass along Costanera Avenue, Reloncavi Bay, Tenglo Island and its channels to the town’s center with its typical square and old-world cathedral. Visit Angelmó, the traditional fish and seafood market in the port and then transfer to the airport for your flight to Punta Arenas. (B)

Day 7 - SUN I PUNTA ARENAS I TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast you will tour Punta Arenas, the first permanent settlement in the Austral zone of Patagonia. This fascinating town was established in 1848 and quickly became the most important cattle raising center of Patagonia. Proceed to Cerro La Cruz, from where you can enjoy a fantastic panoramic view of the city and the Straits of Magellan. This afternoon, enjoy a drive through the spectacular Torres del Paine National Park, passing the Patagonian steppe. (B,D)

Day 8 - MON I TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK

Wake to a day of near endless opportunities for exploration, relaxation, and active adventuring today where you can embark on a wide variety of optional excursions and take time to enjoy the all-inclusive program of Hotel Rio Serrano. Your stay includes all meals and beverages, entry fees to Torres del Paine National Park, access to the resort’s spa, and much more! (B,L,D)

Day 9 - TUE I TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK

Welcome the day with breakfast at Hotel Rio Serrano and unending options for enjoyment. Take time to join in an optional excursion to Torres del Paine National Park and experience reportedly the most spectacular worldwide reserve at the end of the world! In this this protected area you will find a fertile combination of lakes, lagoons, waterfalls, glaciers, hills and peaks. Inside, the road is surrounded with dozens of lagoons contrasting with hills and snow-capped mountains. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - WED I TORRES DEL PAINE I PUNTA ARENAS I SANTIAGO

After breakfast transfer from Hotel Rio Serrano to Punta Arenas to the airport for your return flight to Santiago where you can take the balance of the day to experience the treasures of Chile’s capital at your own pace. Venture out to explore the city and discover amazing art galleries, design shops and handicraft markets, as well as a superb selection of restaurants, bars, and cafes. (B)

Day 11 - THU I SANTIAGO TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)

Transfer to the Santiago airport for your return flight home. (B)

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Includes

  • Hotel accommodations for 10 nights
  • Daily breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners
  • Half day Santiago city tour
  • Full day tour on Todos Los Santos Lake
  • Half day Puerto Montt tour
  • Half day Punta Arenas tour
  • Half day Torres del Paine tour
  • Choice of 12 excursions from Torres del Paine
  • Open bar at the Hotel Serrano in Torres del Paine
  • Document holder & luggage tags
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Hotels

Puerto Varas

Hotel Cabanas Del Lago Chile| hotels in Puerto Varas Chile

Hotel Cabanas Del Lago Chile

3 Nights / Comfort
The Best Western Caba?as Del Lago is located in the high part of the city with an unequaled view of Llanquihue Lake alon...

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Hotel Cabanas Del Lago Chile| hotels in Puerto Varas Chile

Hotel Cabanas Del Lago Chile

3 Nights / Style
The Best Western Caba?as Del Lago is located in the high part of the city with an unequaled view of Llanquihue Lake alon...

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Notes

    All services are on a private basis with the following exceptions: Day 4 – Excursion to Petro Hue, Todos los Santos & Peulla shared with other guests.

    Day 7-10 – Transfers & excursions of Hotel Serrano (or similar) shared together with other guests of the hotel. The transfers from/to Punta Arenas are without guide assistance.

    All rates are per person, based on double occupancy. Extra nights and triple occupancy available upon request. Rates are not valid during certain holidays and blackout periods.
    Please call for special international airfares and domestic flights in Economy or Business Class.

    Local Departure taxes, local airport taxes, beverages, personal expenses and other items not mentioned above are not included.

Departures & Rates

HOTEL/STARTING FROM PRICES VALID THRU NOV. 2019

This tour can also be booked on a private car basis.

   Double  Single
 Travel in Comfort  $3,999  $5,279
 Travel in Style  $4,029  $5,579



Travel in Comfort

2019

Date Double Single
January 21 $3 $4
March 04 $3 $4
September 23 $3 $4
October 28 $3 $4
November 25 $3 $4



Travel in Style

2019

Date Double Single
January 21 $3 $5
March 04 $3 $5
September 23 $3 $5
October 28 $3 $5
November 25 $3 $5


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