Mainland and Easter Island

This three week sample Chile holiday encompasses the very best of Chile’s dramatic sights, travelling south to the Lake District and on to Torres del Paine, north to the Atacama Desert and west to Easter Island.

Highlights: Santiago – Lakes District – Torres del Paine –Easter Island – Atacama Desert

We book a range of accommodation for this itinerary from standard three star hotels to five star luxury. Given the logistics and timings of flights, a break of journey in Santiago is required before travelling to Easter Island and to the Atacama Desert.

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Day 1

Fly to Santiago.

You will be met on arrival and driven to your hotel. The city has around 30 museums and about 40 art galleries. The Chilean Museum of Pre-Colombian Art is particularly noteworthy.

Day 2

Santiago

City tour with excursion to Concha y Toro vineyard

Morning tour of the historic centre of Santiago. In the afternoon travel to the Maipo valley for a tour of the vineyard which was founded in 1883. Today Concha y Toro is the largest exporter of Chilean wine.

Days 3-5

Lake District

Puerto Montt or Puerto Varas make a good base from which to visit the lakes, volcanoes and islands in this part of northern Patagonia. We have a range of accommodation and tours to suit most budgets.

Day 6-9

Punta Arenas and Torres del Paine

Please contact us to discuss the hotels and lodges in southern Patagonia. We book a comprehensive range of half day or full day activities to visit the ice fields, multi-colour lakes and glaciers as well as the iconic granite towers of the National Park.

Day 10

Santiago

Overnight in Santiago before you continue your journey. Airport-hotel transfers included.

Days 11-14

Easter Island

Easter Island is a five or six hour flight from the mainland. Three full days of activities in Easter Island are sufficient to visit all the principal places of interest.

Day 15

Santiago

Overnight in Santiago before continuing your journey to the Atacama Desert.

Days 16-18

Atacama Desert

You will be met on arrival in Calama and driven to your hotel in, or near, San Pedrio de Atacama. We book a range of hotels, activities and excursions. The Salar de Atacama and the Valle de la Luna are highly recommended.

Day 19

Santiago

Overnight in Santiago prior to the long flight home.

Day 20

Depart Santiago

This sample Chile holiday can be varied in any way you choose to suit your exact requirements so give us a call now on 01932 424252 to discuss any modifications.

Hotels

We offer a range of accommodation from three star standard hotels to five star luxury so please chat to our staff for informed advice and expertise to discuss arrangements for your tailor-made Chile holiday.

Included Tours, Excursions & Activities whilst on your Chile Holiday

The tours, excursions & activities mentioned in the above sample Chile holiday are just a selection of what is available in each location. The programme can be adjusted to fit your particular requirements for this holiday; please liaise with your Travel Consultant to confirm what other activities are available and what you would like to include in your tailor-made Chile holiday.

Duration of your Chile Holiday

If you like the broad sweep of the above sample itinerary but have fewer days to spend on your Chile holiday, or wish to extend it in any way, please ask your Travel Consultant for ideas on how to shorten or lengthen the holiday, or how to reorganise the itinerary.

No-Obligation Quote

We would be delighted to email you a no-obligation, fully-detailed itinerary & quote for your tailor-made Chile holiday together with links to hotel websites, plus details of any included tours & excursions. The quote will clearly state what is, and what is not included in the quoted price. If you thereafter wish to make any changes to the initial itinerary – be it an alternative hotel, different activities, a different duration in any location etc. – that’s not a problem and we will continue to work with you to adjust the programme until it exactly matches what you’re looking for from your tailor-made Chile holiday.