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Chile - Desert & Ice

(7 Days)

Santiago de Chile | San Pedro de Atacama | Puerto Natales | Torres del Paine National Park

Day Routing
01 Santiago de Chile

Welcome-Cocktail and sightseeing tour through Santiago. Visit of the wine museum on top of San Cristobal hill and lunch with panoramic view over the city. In the evening visit Santiago’s “Los Buenos Muchachos” restaurant for a traditional Chilean Dinner with fabulous dance performances showcasing the variety of regional styles.

02 Santiago - Calama - San Pedro de Atacama

Flight to Calama and transfer to San Pedro de Atacama, where lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Proceed to the Death Valley. Excursion to visit the huge Atacama Salt Lake and the small Indian village Tocanao. After dinner, stargazing excursion to watch the sky and its stars at this unique place in the world.

03 San Pedro de Atacama

Today, guests will explore the Moon Valley. Continue to Ayllu de Sequitor for a typical lamb barbecue. Last stop is Mirador Kari to admire the beautiful sunset, the moonscape and the snow-capped volcanoes in the background. Dinner in a local restaurant in San Pedro de Atacama.

04 San Pedro - Calama - Punta Arenas - Puerto Natales

Flight via Santiago to Punta Arenas and transfer to Puerto Natales, the starting point for tours to the spectacular National Park Torres del Paine. On the way visit the colony of Magellan Penguins at the Otway Bay. Important: The visit of the penguins is only possible from October until March!

05 Puerto Natales - Torres del Paine

Guests will enjoy a full day boat trip on Seno Ultima Esperanza (“Fjord of the last hope”) visiting the spectacular glaciers of Serrano and Balmaceda. Lunch will be served at a nearby hosteria. The group will set off their adventurous tour to the Torres del Paine National Park. After return to Puerto Natales, dinner at the hotel.

06 Torres del Paine

Full day trekking tour to the Pingo Valley with its marvelous lakes and water falls. Farewell-Dinner at the hotel.

07 Torres del Paine - Santiago de Chile

Transfer to the airport in Punta Arenas and flight to Santiago de Chile for individual departure flight or extension program.