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Best of Chile & the Easter Island

(14 Days)

Santiago | San Pedro de Atacama | Puerto Natales | Punta Arenas | Easter Island

Day Routing
01 Santiago

Arrival in Santiago and hotel transfer. City tour including a trip up Cerro San Cristobal for a panoramic view of the city and its surroundings.

02 Santiago

Full day trip to Valparaíso and Viña del Mar on the Pacific coast.

03 Santiago - San Pedro de Atacama

Flight to Calama and transfer to San Pedro.

04 San Pedro de Atacama

Visit the world’s largest salt lake: the Salar de Atacama – home to various species of flamingoes as well as many other birds. Contiue to the small village of Toconao, famous for its old church of San Lucas with the bell tower’s roof made of Cactus.

05 San Pedro de Atacama

Visit the Geysers of El Tatio, situated at 14,760 feet above sea level on the Altiplano. Spectacular in the early morning light with steam hurling up from the geysers, this makes for an unforgettable experience. A breakfast box will be served at the geysers.

06 San Pedro de Atacama - Calama - Santiago

Transfer to Calama airport and flight to Santiago. In the afternoon enjoy visiting a typical winery at Maipo valley. Wine tasting included (tour & winetasting on Seat-in base).

07 Santiago - Punta Arenas - Puerto Natales

Flight to Punta Arenas. Transfer from the airport to the bus terminal in Puerto Natales and Public bus ride from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales (without tourguide).

08 Torres del Paine

Full day excursion to visit  the National Park Torres del Paine including visit of Milodon Cave.

09 Puerto Natales - Punta Arenas

Transfer to the hotel in Punta Arenas. The city “at the end of world” counts more than 116.000 inhabitants. Looking from above the colorful roofs of the city you can enjoy a view far across the Straits of Magellan to the Tierra del Fuego.

10 Punta Arenas - Santiago

Half day excursion to visit to Otway Bay on the way (October - March only). Otway Bay is home to more than 10,000 Magellanic Penguins. Return flight to Santiago and hotel transfer.

11 Santiago - Easter Island

Flight to the Easter Island and hotel transfer. The Easter Island is a small triangle in the endless immensity of the Pacific Ocean and located below the tropic of Capricorn and at a distance of 3.790 kilometers of the coast of South America.

12 Easter Island

Full day excursion to visit different Ahus. Proceed to Rano Raraku, quarry of almost 900 stone statues, 397 of them still lying or standing at the slopes of the extinct volcano with crater lake. Continue to the beach of Anakena with its restored Ahus Nau Nau and Ature Huke. There you will have the opportunity to enjoy the warm Pacific Ocean. Back to hotel.

13 Easter Island

In the morning transfer to the extinct volcano Rano Kau with its crater lake and breathtaking view over the whole island. Continue to the ceremonial village of Orongo and the Ana Kai Tangata cave with paintings. In the afternoon visit the restored Ahu Akivi with 7 Moais, built in the middle of the islandto the unrestored Ahu Hanga Poukura and the topknot-quarry Puna Pau with its red scoria stone, where all the Pukaos were made.

14 Easter Island - Santiago

End of the roundtrip and transfer to the airport for homebound flight.