Experience the lifestyle in the Valles Calchaquies

5 Days / 4 Nights

OVERVIEW

Overview

SANTIAGO, PUNTA ARENAS, PUERTO NATALES, TORRES DEL PAINE & SANTIAGO

ITINERARY

Itinerary

Chile fixed departures 2021
7 Days / 6 Nights

Flight to Santiago (not included) 

Meeting at the airport and transfer to your Hotel in Santiago.

 

Overnight at Santiago

Meals included: none

 

Day 02: Wednesday: Santiago

 

Breakfast. Day to explore Santiago.

HD CITY TOUR + SANTA LUCIA HILL (SIB)

Santiago is a cosmopolitan city that blends tradition with modernity. We will show you the origins of our city and landmarks such as Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Post Office and the Municipality of Santiago. The tour will continue to the Government Palace and we will have the chance to walk through some of the most traditional streets and neighborhoods. Later we will go towards the east, where we’ll see modern buildings and how they have transformed the city.

OPTIONAL WITH EXTRA COST:

F/D VIÑA DEL MAR + VALPARAISO (SIB) - (Minimum 02 passengers)

Departing from downtown Santiago you head toward the coast, located just 120 kilometers / 75 miles from Santiago, crossing the fertile Curacaví and Casablanca Valleys, with their beautiful vineyards, fruit tree farms, and forest reserves. En route you will visit two major cities of the country: Viña del Mar, Chile's main seaside town and Valparaíso, a port city founded in the sixteenth century and declared as "World Heritage Site by UNESCO." 

The tour also includes a scenic tour through National Congress, Parque O'Higgins, Parque Italia, Plaza de la Victoria, Plaza Sotomayor and "Muelle Prat Wharf located at the port itself in Valparaiso. Then visit the Museum of the famous Chilean poet, writer and Nobel Prize Literature winner (1971) Pablo Neruda La Sebastiana House-Museum. La Sebastiana was a fantasy place by Pablo Neruda wanted to run to and away from the hectic and busy pace of Santiago. “I feel the tiredness of Santiago. I want to find in Valparaiso a little house to live and write quietly. It must have some conditions…”

This was how Pablo Neruda put it in 1959 to his friends Sara Vial and Marie Martner. The house became a reality and now houses a collections of old maps, seascapes and other paintings. There are many other relics from the port and other curios such as music boxes and an old horse carved in wood.

You will visit the elevators – cable cars that take you to the peaks around Valparaiso with amazing look outs – miradores – offering views of the city. Cerro Alegre-Cerro Conception, Sotomayor Square, Naval Heroes Monument, and Paseo 21 de Mayo at Cerro Playa Ancha are just a few sites you will see.

Vina del Mar, also known as "the Garden City", has 300,000 inhabitants and is the country's main beach resort. Located next to the Port of Valparaiso, it has a good selection of restaurants, a casino, cafes and discotheques and shops. 

Past and present intermingle in this bustling tourist center. Here, you will visit the "Flowers Clock", "Quinta Vergara", "Muelle Vergara" and "the casino", before your guide takes you for a drive along the coast to Reñaca Beach.

OPTIONAL WITH EXTRA COST:

F/D VALPARAISO & CASAS DEL BOSQUE + LUNCH (SIB) (Minimum 02 passengers)

Full Day Valparaíso & Casas del Bosque winery in Casablanca valley (Regular Services)

Our journey will depart from Santiago to the coast located 120 kilometers from Santiago, passing through the fertile valleys "Curacaví and Casablanca", its vineyards, fruit plantations and forest reserves. During the route, you will visit "Valparaíso", a port city founded in the 16th century and declared a "World Heritage Site by UNESCO".

The tour includes a panoramic tour of the emblematic places of Valparaíso, such as "National Congress", "Park O'Higgins", "Park Italy", "Victoria Square", "Plaza Sotomayor" and pier "Prat" located in the same Port .

Then, you will walk through the wonderful viewpoints "Atkinson" and "Gervasoni" located in the most important hills of Valparaíso, "Cerro Alegre" and "Cerro Concepción". In addition, it will use its old and picturesque cable cars, which are still connecting this city.

Finally, you will visit the "Casas del Bosque Vineyard". Its history began many years ago from its main manager, Juan Cúneo Solari, son of Italian immigrants, who lived with the hope of having their own vineyards to be able to elaborate wines of the highest quality. Finally, in 1993, in Casablanca Valley, the "Viña Casa del Bosque" was established, being one of the first vineyards to take advantage of this area.

The tour will start with a film of "Casablanca Valley" and "Winemaking Process". Then, you will go to the winery where you can taste 4 types of wine. Return to Santiago.

Overnight in Santiago

  • Meals included: breakfast

Breakfast.

 

At proper time you will be transferred to Airport in Santiago to board your flight to Punta Arenas.

Suggested flight LA293 SCL/PUQ Departure 1135 – Arrival 1457 – not included

*Or any earlier flight. You should arrive in Punta Arenas no later than 15:00.

 

Meeting at the airport and transfer to the bus station.

Continue your trip from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales with regular bus included.

Upon your arrival reception and assistance from bus station to hotel in Puerto Natales.

 

Overnight in Puerto Natales

  • Meals included: breakfast

Breakfast.

 

FULL DAY Navigation Balmaceda & Serrano Glaciers

You will navigate through the Última Esperanza fjord towards the Bernardo O'Higgins National Park. The objectives will be the Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers, but during the trip you will learn about the history of Puerto Natales (Bories National Historic Monument). Then you will be impressed with the beauty and majesty of the cascades and cliffs of the Condors. The crossing will continue towards Mount Balmaceda and you will appreciate the glacier of the same name, which is so beautiful that you will understand that there are places of nature that in reality surpass the beauty of any photograph. Follow the route to Puerto Toro and there you will take a walk through a native forest of coigües, ñirres and ciruelillos until you get very close to the wall of the Serrano glacier. Once in the boat you will enjoy a snack with ice from the glacier. Upon return, you will have a typical "Magellanic barbecue".

 

Overnight at Puerto Natales 

  • Meals included: breakfast & lunch

Breakfast.

 

FULL DAY TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK (WITH LUNCH, ENTRANCE & GUIDE) (REGULAR SERVICE)

Departure from your hotel to start an Full day excursion to the Torres del Paine National Park visiting Silla del Diablo, Milodon Cave, Laguna Sofia, Cordillera Prat, Lake Porteño, Lake and Sierra del Toro, Sierra Ballena, Cuernos del Paine, Lake Gray, Paine River, Salto Grande, Nordenskjold Lake Viewpoint, Sarmiento Lake, Amarga Lagoon, Paine Waterfall. You will return to your hotel in Puerto Natales.  

For this day we have contemplated a lunch during the excursion.

 

OPTIONAL WITH EXTRA COST:

F/D BASE TORRES (SIB)- (Minimum 02 passengers)

Departure at 7:00 AM. from the hotel in Puerto Natales, towards the Torres del Paine National Park.

We leave the vehicle at the beginning of the trail, starting the trek of High difficulty level. It takes around 7 to 8 hrs and it will take us to the base of the three granite towers "Las Torres del Paine". For this day we have contemplated a Box Lunch Lunch during the sunset excursion we return to Puerto Natales.

Overnight at Puerto Natales 

  • Meals included: breakfast & lunch

Breakfast.

 

Transfer out from hotel to the bus station 

Regular bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas to arrive at the airport.

Suggested flights: 

LA292 PUQ/SCL Departure 1542 – Arrival 1912 – not included

LA2 PUQ/SCL Departure 1622 – Arrival 1927 – not included

LA284 PUQ/SCL Departure 2005 – Arrival 2346 – not included

Meeting at the airport and transfer to your Hotel in Santiago.

 

Overnight at Santiago

  • Meals included: breakfast

Breakfast.
At proper time you will be transferred to Airport in Santiago to take your international flight.

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