South and North Chile 21 days Group | CHISAN21GROUP

date_range Next departure: 03/03/19
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check No booking fee | check Private Small Group Tour | check 21 days / 20 nights in Chile


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  • place+ SEE FULL ITINERARY AND VISITSClick to see the full itinerary day by dayhome HOTELS | Accommodation is either in hotel, hostal, shelter, home stay or camping depending on your program.directions_car DAILY TRANSPORTS | Different transport are organized for your trip: Transfer when you arrive and leave, private transport for your visit and programed activities, domestic flight(s) depending on your program. translate GUIDES |English Speaking Guides: private or group tours with different local English speaking guides (no tour leader)restaurant MEALS |For lunch (where included) it will either be a lunch box or a hot meal and for dinner (where included) you will be served a hot meal. Please refer to the program for more precision

    place Day 1.Santiago de Chile ArrivalNo Visit today --- homecheck --- |Hotel Orly or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Transfert Airport - Hotel ~45mntranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |No meal organize this day

    Today you arrive in Santiago. Once arrived in the International Airport of Santiago, our team will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. The afternoon is free.

    place Day 2. Santiago - Valparaiso - Santiago Visit Salta half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel Orly or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private transport for the visitstranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    Today we visit Valparaiso and Viña del Mar. Nicknamed “The Jewel of the Pacific”, Valparaíso was declared a world heritage site based upon its improvised urban design and unique architecture. In 1996, the World Monuments Fund declared Valparaiso’s unusual system of funicular elevators (highly-inclined cable cars) one of the world’s 100 most endangered historical treasures and the city was declared a World Heritage Site in 2003. Built upon dozens of steep hillsides overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Valparaíso boasts a labyrinth of streets and cobblestone alleyways, embodying a rich architectural and cultural legacy. We continue to Viña del Mar which is Chile’s main tourist attraction and also known as “La Ciudad Jardin” (The Garden City). You can have lunch in one of the many seaside restaurants and in the afternoon we visit the town: the Casino which is one the oldest gambling establishments in South America, walk along the beach, Reñaca and of course the botanic garden Quinta Vergara where the biggest musical festival in Latin American is celebrated each year. We return to Santiago where the evening is free to enjoy the last day on the South American continent.

    place Day 3. Santiago - Puerto NatalesVisit Cafayate half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel Continental park or similar ------- directions_carflightcheck ---------- |Private transport for the visits ~6h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    In the morning your are transferred to the airport for the flight to Punta Arena. Once arrived you will be transferred to the city for the public intercity bus to Puerto Natales (3h). In Puerto Natales you will be transferred to your hotel and the rest of the day is free.

    place Day 4. Puerto Natales – Torres del PaineVisit Cafayate half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel Continental park or similar ------- directions_cardirections_boatcheck ---------- |Private transport for the visits ~5h45translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    We will leave at 7:00 am from the hotel to prepare boarding scheduled at 7:30. We will sail to Mount Balmaceda, during our navigation we can enjoy the forests before arriving at Glacier Balmaceda and Serrano. We will have a few hours in front of us to walk before taking the boat. We will have lunch in a hosteria and then we will go to Torres del Paines Park by zodiac along the Serrano River. We will dismount and our team will accompany you to Hosteria Lago Gray where you will spend the night.

    place Day 5. Lago GreyVisit Purmamarca half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel Continental park or similar ------- directions_cardirections_boatcheck ---------- |Private transport to Samaipata and return ~5h45translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    After breakfast we will resume our navigation and we will cross the Gray Lake where we will be able to observe the huge Glacier Gray. After this impressive visit we will return to the Gray hosteria. The rest of the day will be free and you can walk near the hosteria around the Margarita and Marco Antonio lagoons to observe the fauna and flora.

    place Day 6. Lago Grey - Puerto NatalesNo visit today --- homecheck --- |Hotel or similar ------- directions_cardirections_boatcheck ---------- |Flight Salta - Iguazu ~3h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    In the morning we will go to visit the Torres del Paine Park where we can enjoy the most beautiful lakes of Patagonia (Péhoé, Nordenskjöld, Sarmiento), then after this big breath of fresh air we will join Puerto Natales to take the bus to El Calafate Argentinian side, 5:00 of road will be necessary. Our team will welcome you at the bus terminal and accompany you to your hotel. The rest of the day will be free.

    place Day 7. Puerto Natales – Puerto MonttVisit San Ignacio full day --- homecheck --- |Hotel or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private 4x4 vehicule for the visit ~5h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    After breakfast we fly to Puerto Montt and are transferred to the hotel in Puerto Varas. We start by visiting this town that was founded by German colonists. We visit the Phillipi Hill, which shelters all native tree species and which also has a beautiful viewing point from where it is possible to see the Puerto Varas bay and city. Our tour continues to the centre where we follow the main avenue that borders the Llanquihue Lake and we take the historical route that joins this city with the Alerce community. From here we continue to Puerto Montt where we visit the Angelmo port with its handicraft centre and the market where we can see the different kinds of fish and seafood. We finish our tour with a visit to the Pelluco and Chinqihue beaches before returning to the hotel.

    place Day 8. Chiloé IslandVisit Iguazu park full day --- homecheck --- |Hotel or similar ------- directions_cardirections_boatcheck ---------- |Private 4x4 vehicule for the visit ~5h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    We leave the hotel after breakfast to visit the magical island of Chiloe. From the little village Pargua we take the ferry across the Chacao channel where we can see a great variety of sea birds and the Toninas (little dolphins) that join us on this 30 min. trip. Once arrived in Chacao we continue to the Caulin Bay where we can see nests of migratory birds. From here we go to Ancud and after lunch we visit the main sights of the city; Ancud Regional Museum, San Antonia Fort, Arenas Gruesas Beach, Huaihuén Hill and the market where we can find different sea products and a variety of handicrafts. We return to Puerto Varas in the afternoon.

    place Day 9. Puerto Varas - S.P de AtacamaNo visit today --- homecheck --- | Hotel or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Privat transport for the visits ~7h00 translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    After breakfast you are transferred to the airport for the flight to Calama (connecting in Santiago). After arrival to the airport of Calama you will be transferred to San Pedro de Atacama.

    place Day 10. S.P de Atacama - S.P de AtacamaVisit Géiseres del Tatio full day --- homecheck --- |Hotel Don Thomas or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Privat transport for the visitstranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    We leave very early to visit the enormous geyser field “Los Géiseres del Tatio”. With over 80 active geysers it is the largest geyser field in the southern hemisphere. We have breakfast on the site before heading back to San Pedro de Atacama by the village Machuca. In the afternoon we visit the Valle de la Luna which was created through the centuries by floods and winds giving it an extraordinary colour and texture. The valley is also considered one of the driest places on earth, as some areas have not received a single drop of rain in hundreds of years!! We return to San Pedro de Atacama and the rest of the evening is free.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 11. S.P de Atacama - S.P. de AtacamaVisit Salar de Tara half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel Don Thomas or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private transport to S.P. de Atacama ~3h30translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    After breakfast we leave to visit the Salar de Tara which is only accessible by 4WD. The Salar de Tara is located approx. 100 km from San Pedro de Atacama in the National Reserve Los Flamencos and is probably one of the most impressive landscapes on the Altiplano. Situated at 4300m of altitude the salar is surrounded by volcanoes and we’ll see numerous volcanic rock formations, created by centuries of erosion, which present some particular formations; Guardianes de la Pacana (the guards of the Pacana), which are enormous stone pillars that rise vertically and lonely from the deserts sand, or the Farallón de Tara (craggy stone). After this impressive visit we return to San Pedro de Atacama and the evening is free.*

    place Day 12. Lagunas Altiplánicas – Salar de AtacamaVisit Geiseres del Tatio half day --- homecheck --- | Hotel Don Thomas or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Privat transport for the visits ~7h00 translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    The tour starts from San Pedro de Atacama and the first stop is the village Toconao. We then continue to Socaire which is a small village situated in 3500m and is considered the viewpoint of the Salar de Atacama. From here we continue to the lakes Miscanti and Meñiques which are part of the Los Flamencos National Reserve. We continue to the smaller salt flats Capur, Talar and Tuyaito before returning to San Pedro de Atacama.

    place Day 13. Puritama Hot Springs – Astronomical TourVisit half day --- homecheck --- | Hotel Don Thomas or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Privat transport for the visits ~7h00 translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    In the morning we start with a visit to the Puritama Hot Springs where we can enjoy the hot water in natural swimming pools. The hot water sources are located in 3475m and officially opened for tourism a few years ago - they still maintain their natural and wild side. We return to San Pedro de Atacama around 13h00 and the afternoon is free to relax before the tour in the evening. You can maybe visit the Pukará de Quitor which is located just a few kilometers out of town. SPACE has the largest park of telescopes of any public observatory in South America and they offer you the best possible view of the southern skies. Please note that this tour is not available during the few days of full moon.

    place Day 14. S.P.de Atacama – Pozo al MonteVisit Salar de Atacama full day --- homecheck --- | Accomodation---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private 4x4 vehicule for the visit ~5h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    In the morning we drive cap North to reach the city of Pozo Almonte. Pozo Almonte is a city located in the Tamarugal Province, in the Region of Tarapacá. The city is near to Iquique. On our way just before arrive at Pozo Almonte we will drive to the quebrada of Chacarilla to observe the geoglyphe of Pintado. If we got enough time and if your are not to tired by the long road trip, we might go to visit Iquique.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 15. Pozo al Monte - PisigaVisit half day --- homecheck --- | Hotel in Pisiga---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private 4x4 vehicule for the visit ~5h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    After breakfast we will leave the village of Pozo Almonte to go to the abandoned village – of Humberstone. Which has become a Museum along the Panamerican Highway in one of the driest deserts on the planet. This museum shows the office that managed the saltpetre inaugurate in 1862 and built as a camp in 1933 until 1960. This camp has hosted thousands of Chileans for half a century for the exploitation of saltpetre for the extraction of nitrate sodium, an important element for European agriculture in the 19th century. After this historic visit we will go to the Chilean Altiplano to the border village of Pisiga where the rest of the day will be free.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 16. Pisiga - PutreVisit South Lipez half day --- homecheck --- | Hotel or similar---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private 4x4 vehicule for the visit ~5h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    After breakfast we will drive to the National Park Isluga where we can see the volcano of the same name. We take a narrow track that goes north, amid the bofedales populated llamas Isluga Park. We cross the colonial villages of Enquelga (3850 m alt.) And Isluga (3980 m alt.). Then we continue north to reach Salar Surire (4245 m alt.), Which takes its name from the presence of ostriches (suri in Aymara). We can observe 3 varieties of flamingos, as well as many llamas, alpacas and vicuñas. Lunch break near the hot springs. We will continue through the park of Las Vicuñas and cross the Rio Lauca before arriving in Putre in the late afternoon.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 17. Putre - AricaVisit Lipez desert full day --- homecheck --- | Hotel or similar---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private 4x4 vehicule for the visit ~5h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

    After breakfast we leave the small hamlet of Putre to make a steep descent to sea level with some 3500m of altitude to reach the city of Arica, 145kms from Putre. In the course we will visit the National park of Lauca and the fort or Pukará of Copaquilla between the road and the cliffs and the Tambo (accommodation of travelers) of Zapahuira which date from the Incas. Further on, we will see cactuses with candlestick shapes, curiously called Cactus Chandelier! and 13-19kms before arriving to Arica we will be able to see in the mountains to the left of our way of geoglyphs. In Arica we will be accomodated to the accommodation and the rest of the day will be free.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 18. Arica - SantiagoNo Visit today --- homecheck --- | Hotel Orly or similar------- directions_carflightcheck ---------- |Transfer Hotel-Airport/Flight Arica - Santiago ~1h30translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast and lunch included Dinner no included

    We transfer to the airport in Arica to take the flight Arica – Santiago. Upon arrival in Santiago our team will be waiting to transfer you to the hotel and the rest of the day is free.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 19. Santiago - Colchagua Valley - SantiagoVisit Potosi and Sucre full day --- homecheck --- | Hotel Orly or similar---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private transport for the visits ~2h30translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    The worldwide reputation of Chilean wines is well established, and it will be a shame not to enjoy your stay to discover the manufacture of one or more of the most prestigious Chilean wines. This visit is a trip in the past to meet the traditions and the Chilean countryside. About 1h30 after leaving the hotel, we will meet in the Colchagua Valley more than 150km south of Santiago. Our visit will begin with the visit of a vineyard in a carriage through its vineyards, then the tasting of several wines in its cellar. You have the choice to have lunch in a vineyard or in the best restaurant of Santa Cruz, the most important city of the region. The afternoon will be spent visiting a beautiful vineyard but also the realization of Chilean wine. We will return to Santiago at the end of the afternoon.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 20. Santiago City tourVisit of Santiago half day --- homecheck --- | Hotel Orly or similar---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Privat transport for the visitstranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast included Lunch, dinner no included

    After breakfast, we start the city tour. The sights today include the old district, Club Hípico, the San Francisco church, the Government Palace, Main Square, Santa Lucía Hill, the San Cristóbal Hill from where we have a panoramic view of the city and last the most modern district in the city.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    place Day 21. Santiago departureNo Visit today --- homecheck --- | Accomodation---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Transfer Hotel-Airporttranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast is included at the hotel depending on your time of departure. If you must leave the hotel before breakfast is served at the hotel (normally at 07h00) breakfast is not included

    According to your time of departure* you are transferred from the hotel to the airport. For international flights, it is recommended to arrive at the airport 3 hours before scheduled departure. End of our services.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

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