Jewels of Chile with Easter Island

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Chile may be one of the smaller countries of South America, however this narrow, coastal nation is packed with exciting adventures and amazing scenery. You'll begin in Santiago to experience the unique blend of old and new in this vibrant city. Journey to a land of mystery with a stay on Easter Island before traveling to one of the most spectacular and varied landscapes in all of South America, San Pedro de Atacama.

9 day/8 night package featuring Santiago, Easter Island and San Pedro de Atacama. This program includes accommodation in your choice of Superior or Deluxe hotels and daily breakfast.

Includes

  • Transfers per itinerary
  • Hotels per itinerary or similar
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Daily continental or buffet breakfast
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips and gratuities
  • Flights
  • Meals, other than breakfast

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

Santiago - Arrival

Upon arrival in Santiago, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for the remainder of the day at your leisure.

Day

2

Discover Santiago

Santiago is a mixture of old and new and your tour through this immense city will introduce you to this unique characteristic. Your guide will take you through the Plaza de Armas, the main square of the city, to see the cathedral, post office and city hall while learning about the origins of the city. Your next stop is the civic neighborhood and the grounds of La Moneda Palace. Afterwards, you will drive through some of the old neighborhoods of Santiago such as Republica and Concha y Toro. Later, visit the eastern part of the city to see the modern side of life. (B)

Day

3

Santiago - Easter Island

After breakfast, take some time at your leisure before being transferred to Santiago airport for your flight to Easter Island (ticket not included). Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the afternoon at your leisure to discover this remote island's fascinating history. (B)

Day

4

Discover Easter Island

Today you will head toward Rano Kao Volcano for a look at the fascinating freshwater lake within a deep crater. Located at the top of the crater, you will find Orongo, the center for the annual Tangata Manu, or Bird Man, ceremony. There are over 100 petroglyphs representing the god Make Make, the Tangata Manu and the Manutara sea bird, among others. You will also have the chance to visit the Ana Kai Tangata caves, which contain several paintings from centuries past. Later, head to the ceremonial platform Ahu Vinapu, well known for its architectural perfection. Return to your hotel for the remainder of the evening at your leisure. (B)

Day

5

Explore Easter Island

You have a full day at your leisure to explore the island today. We recommend an optional tour of Akahanga and Anakena, starting with the ruins of Ahu Vaihu and Ahu Akahanga. During your exploration of the island, you will have ample opportunity to witness the iconic and monolithic Moai heads. (B)

Day

6

Easter Island - San Pedro de Atacama

Enjoy a final breakfast on the island before being transferred to the airport at the appropriate time to take your flight to Atacama (ticket not included). Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for dinner at your leisure. (B)

Day

7

Discover - San Pedro de Atacama

Today you will explore the Moon and Death Valleys, so called for the barren, desert landscapes. First, visit the Valle de la Muerte, or Death Valley, a mountainous and sandy region almost entirely void of life. The Moon Valley is well known for its amazing geological formations, giving the valley a moon-like appearance. End your tour by admiring a spectacular sunset from La Gran Duna in Moon Valley. (B)

Day

8

Explore - San Pedro de Atacama

Today is yours entirely to explore at your leisure or take an optional excursion. We recommend considering a visit to the Atacama Salt Bed and the Altiplanic Lagoons. The Salt Bed, considered one of the most important lithium reserves on the planet, is made up of rough surfaces and shallow lagoons. Spend some time driving through the unique landscape of the region, visiting lagoons, witnessing unique flora and fauna, and taking in the extreme beauty of the surrounding mountains. (B)

Day

9

San Pedro de Atacama - Return

Enjoy a final Chilean breakfast before being transferred to Calama airport for your return flight home. (B)