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10 Days – Santiago, Chiloe Island, Puerto Varas, Torres del Paine

Tours Overview:
From sophisticated Santiago with its internationally praised vineyards to majestic ancient forests and soaring volcanoes, Chile is a jewel with a fascinating history, a diverse ecology and a modern, colorful culture. you'll see Chile from the peaks of the Andes to the rugged, open spaces of Patagonia.

Day 1 - Arrive Santiago
Transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 2 - Santiago
Day at leisure. Optional City tour available upon request. (B)

Day 3 - Santiago – Wine Country, Valparaiso & Vina Del Mar
Enjoy an excursion to a Winery, with wine tasting included. Continue on to the port city of Valparaiso and the chic resort town of Viña del Mar, aptly named the "Pearl of the Pacific." (B)

Day 4 - Santiago / Puerto Montt / Chiloe Island
Depart Santiago by flight for Puerto Montt. Met upon arrival and transfer (an hour and a half drive) to the Lahuen Ñadi Nature Reserve and Larches Park to observe the bird life and native forest. Later drive one hour to Chiloe Island using the Pan-American south route. At Pargua, cross the Chacao Channel on a 30 min ferry ride. Once aboard, you can leave the vehicle to enjoy the trip and appreciate the fauna such as sea lions, cormorants and pelicans, among others. Leaving the ferry, we arrive in Chacao, a town famous for its Church and the birdlife that inhabit the coast. Our transfer will follow to Caulín where we arrive after 20 minutes, famous for its oysters and considered a natural bird sanctuary. Finally, after a 30 minutes drive, we will reach Ancud. Upon arrival in Ancud, transfer to the hotel. (BL)

Day 5 - Chiloe Island / Puerto Varas
Tour the fishing village of Ancud, where generations of fisherman still sail in the small, colorful boats that they have sailed for hundreds of years. Learn more of the local traditions at a unique handicraft market. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Later, board a ferry to Puerto Montt and then transfer directly to Puerto Varas, a pretty lakeside town renowned for its handicrafts. Overnight at your hotel. (BL) Optional: Boat trip to Punihuil to see penguins.

Day 6 - Puerto Varas – Vicente Perez Rosales National Park
Enjoy a full-day excursion to Vicente Perez Rosales National Park, including a soft hike to Petrohue Falls. Stroll through an ancient coigue forest to the Green Lagoon. A walk around the base of Osorno Volcano offers wonderful views of the Petrohue Valley, the Andes and Calbuco, a nearby volcano. (BL)

Day 7 - Puerto Varas / Punta Arenas / Torres del Paine
Depart to Puerto Montt for your flight to Punta Arenas. Transfer upon arrival at your hotel, inside the Patagonia, situated against a backdrop of imposing mountains. (BLD)

Day 8 - Torres del Paine
Enjoy various activities offered by the lodge in and around Torres del Paine. (BLD)

Day 9 - Torres del Paine
Enjoy various activities offered by the lodge in and around Torres del Paine. (BLD)

Day 10 - Punta Arenas / Depart Santiago
Drive to Punta Arenas airport (6 hours drive) for your flight to Santiago and connect with your overnight flight home. (B)

                         
          2017              
          Arrive Return Dbl Occ Sgl supp        
          May to Aug Torres del Paine Lodge is closed          
          Sep 16 Sep 25 $4,172 $5,640        
          Oct 9 Oct 18 $4,172 $5,640        
          Nov 13 Nov 22 $4,435 $5,916        
          Dec 4 Dec 13 $4,435 $5,916        
                         
          Internal airfare starting from $650        
                         
          Private departure Dbl Occ Sgl supp          
          May to Aug Torres del Paine Lodge is closed          
          Sep 16 - Oct 31 $4,320 $5,790          
          Nov 1 - Dec 31 $4,580 $6,065          
                         
          Internal airfare applies. Please contact us for current applicable pricing.        
                         
          Destination Property Room type Meals        
          Santiago Atton el Bosque Hotel Superior B        
          Ancud Hosteria Ancud Standard B        
          Puerto Varas Cabanas del Lago Superior B        
          Torres del Paine Las Torres Lodge Sierra Contreras view FB        
                         
          2018              
          Arrive Return Dbl Occ Sgl supp        
          Jan 10 Jan 19 $4,190 $5,540        
          Feb 14 Feb 23 $4,190 $5,540        
          Mar 13 Mar 22 $4,120 $5,602        
          Apr 5 Apr 14 $4,530 $5,963        
          May to Aug Torres del Paine Lodge is closed          
          Sep 16 Sep 25 $4,172 $5,640        
          Oct 9 Oct 18 $4,172 $5,640        
          Nov 13 Nov 22 $4,435 $5,916        
          Dec 4 Dec 13 $4,435 $5,916        
                         
          Internal airfare starting from $650        
                         
          Private departure Dbl Occ Sgl supp          
          Jan 5 - Feb 28 $4,385 $5,770          
          Mar 1 - 31 $4,315 $5,798          
          Apr 1 - 30 $4,295 $5,725          
          May to Aug Torres del Paine Lodge is closed          
          Sep 16 - Oct 31 $4,320 $5,790          
          Nov 1 - Dec 31 $4,580 $6,065          
                         
          Internal airfare applies. Please contact us for current applicable pricing.        
                         
          Destination Property Room type Meals        
          Santiago Atton el Bosque Hotel Superior B        
          Ancud Hosteria Ancud Standard B        
          Puerto Varas Cabanas del Lago Superior B        
          Torres del Paine Las Torres Lodge Garden View Room FB        
                         
       
       
       
Inclusions & Highlights:
  • Deluxe & first-class accommodation with private facilities
  • 9 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Arrival & departure transfers
  • All sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Local English-speaking guides during touring
  • Entrance fees
  • Visit the Chilean Wine Country with wine tasting
  • Explore recent archaeological discovery at Monteverde
  • Visit Chiloe Island World Heritage site
  • Visit Patagonia
  • Enjoy various activities inside Torres del Paine.
       
       
       
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