Argentina, Chile & Patagonia With Easter Island Extension

From Santiago, with its internationally praised vineyards, to majestic landscapes, Chile is a jewel with a fascinating history, and a modern, colourful culture.

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Trip At A Glance

Overview

Travel Partner

Epik Escapes

Regions

Central And South America

Places

Argentina, Chile

Starts In

Buenos Aires

Ends In

Santiago

Trip Length

10 Days

Activity Level

Moderate

Number Of Travellers

Max 10

Service Level

Standard

Starts At

$5,647 CAD

Trip Types

Women Only Escapes, Wilderness Escapes, Cultural Escapes

Trip Code

ACP224
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Day-To-Day

Itinerary

Day 01

Arrival In Buenos Aires

We will be met upon arrival at Ezeiza International Airport, Buenos Aires and escorted to our hotel. Our representative will assist you with check-in procedures. Tonight’s dinner is at the hotel restaurant; our guide will join us for dinner.

 .Dinnner
Loi Suites Recoleta Hotel

Day 02

Buenos Aires

On an unforgettable route, we will live all the porteño magic. These few hours feature all the magic of Argentina’s capital city. In this overview of the Paris of South America we will visit the glamorous neighborhoods of Recoleta and its most famous cemetery, Palermo, May Square and the Pink House, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the newest & trendiest Puerto Madero Area and many other emblematic buildings and palaces of unique architectural, historical, and cultural value. The visit would not be complete without the sights of the first settlements of the city of Buenos Aires. The picturesque neighborhood of San Telmo, residence to the porteño aristocracy until the end of the 19th century and where the renowned antiques market is held every Sunday; Caminito Street, in the colorful Italian immigrants’ neighborhood of La Boca. Includes an exciting afternoon tango lesson. Time to rest at the hotel before dinner.

 .Breakfast • Dinnner
Loi Suites Recoleta Hotel

Day 03

Buenos Aires

Venture out of the city on a full-day visit to a historic, working estancia in the Argentine pampas—the great plains that sweep through hundreds of miles of the country’s heartland. Savor an asado barbecue lunch cooked over an open fire, and witness traditional gaucho riding skills, music and the romantic rural way of Argentine life.

 .Breakfast • Lunch • Dinnner
Loi Suites Recoleta Hotel

Day 04

Buenos Aires Santiago

Depart for the airport for our flight to Santiago. We will be met on arrival after clearing government formalities and transferred to our hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Welcome dinner at the hotel with a glass of wine. Our guide will join us for a tour briefing and dinner.

 .Breakfast • Dinnner
Hotel Director Vitacura or similar

Day 05

Santiago

Tour around Santiago, seeing the city’s most outstanding attractions, including a walking tour downtown visiting the “Plaza de Armas”, the Cathedral, Ahumada Boulevard and Government Palace “La Moneda” (outside). Then, we’ll drive the main avenues of old Santiago, crossing the bohemian neighborhood of Bellavista and up to San Cristobal Hill, for a magnificent panoramic view of the city and the Andes Mountain Range. After this, the tour will take us to the modern part of Santiago, including its chic neighborhoods, shopping and financial centers. Visit the Pre-Columbian Museum. Also, visit Galeria de Arte Patricia Ready with an optional lunch. Overnight at the hotel.

 .Breakfast
Hotel Director Vitacura or similar

Day 06

Santiago Vina Del Mar Valparaiso Santiago

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. We depart this morning through the Casablanca and Curacavi valleys where you enjoy a delicious wine tasting. Upon arrival at the Pacific coast, visit Las Salinas and Reñaca beaches and then continue to Viña del Mar, known as the garden city for its beautiful parks. Visit the casino building and the avenues of this attractive town. In the afternoon, we visit Valparaíso, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where stairways and old funicular lifts lead up to the hills on which the city is built. Dating back to the 16th century, the architecture of this quirky town is attractive and eclectic. Return to Santiago. Overnight at the hotel.

 .Breakfast • Lunch
Hotel Director Vitacura or similar

Day 07

Santiago Punta Arenas Torres Del Paine National Park

Early morning transfer to the airport for our flight to Punta Arenas. Transfer to the Torres del Paine National Park (approximately 6-hour drive). We will be part of the activities and excursions offered by the lodge. The hotel’s goal is that we enjoy everything that the national park offers. The all-inclusive program includes all the tours, with guides and baqueanos who will make you feel like you are at home.

 .Breakfast • Dinner
Rio Serrano Lodge (Mountain View Room)

Day 08

Torres Del Paine National Park

A sample full day excursion by vehicle into Torres del Paine National Park: We will get to know the lakes, rivers and waterfalls with beautiful colors and the majesty of Paine massif. In addition to the flora and fauna is the beautiful scenery throughout our trip which end in Laguna Azul, where we will have lunch with a privileged view, weather permitting, from the famous Torres del Pai. Overnight at the lodge.

 .Breakfast • Dinner
Rio Serrano Lodge

Day 09

Torres Del Paine National Park

Excursion to Torres del Paine National Park: Today we’ll focus on lakes and icebergs. Grey Navigation in Lago Grey by boat, where you can see the Grey glacier and the stunning blue icebergs.

 .Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
Rio Serrano Lodge

Day 10

Torres Del Paine National Park Punta Arenas Santiago Depart Santiago

Transfer to Punta Arenas airport (approximately 6-hour drive) for the flight to Santiago. Arrive and connect with a flight to your onward destination or overnight and continue to Easter Island (see Extension).

 .Breakfast

Day 10

Overnight In Santiago

We stay overnight in Santiago to prepare for the extension part of the trip to Easter Island.

 .Dinnner
Holiday Inn Airport Hotel

Day 11

Santiago Easter Island

Breakfast is served at the hotel. Transfer across the street to the airport to board our flight to Easter Island. We will be met on arrival and taken to our hotel. Our guide will join us for dinner.

 .Breakfast • Dinnner
Taha Tai Hotel or similar

Day 12

Easter Island

In the morning visit the Ana Kai Tangata, Cave that has many paintings made from mineral pigments found on the island. The painting depicts the Manutara bird. We continue to Ranu Kau which was the second of the three main volcanoes to erupt about 2.5 million years ago. It has a height of 1,016 feet and a huge crater almost a mile in diameter with a deep freshwater lagoon. Next, we travel to the volcano that is the ancient ceremonial city of Orongo, where the greatest concentration of petroglyphs exists. In the afternoon visit Ahu Akivi, the archaeological center and the first site to be properly restored in the 1960’s. The tour also includes Puna Pau, to the east of the town of Hanga Roa which is situated in a small crater of red stone. This is where the “pukao” or hats (topknots) which crowned the moai were made. Overnight at the hotel.

 .Breakfast • Dinnner
Taha Tai Hotel or similar

Day 13

Easter Island

Full day Easter Island excursion to visit the ruins of the Temple of Akahanga; where the hats of the moai are the outstanding feature. They lie where they fell when the platform was destroyed. Continue to the volcano of Rano Raraku, where all the Moai on the island were carved out of the rock. Climb to the edge of the crater of the volcano to appreciate the small lake inside and moai scattered about the inner slopes in various stages of construction. Continue to Ahu Tongariki, where many of the huge moai were toppled by a large “seaquake” in 1960. Finally, the tour ends at Anakena Beach with its two beautiful ahu (stone platforms). There is time for a bath in the sea before returning to Hanga Roa in the afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.

 .Breakfast • Dinnner
Taha Tai Hotel or similar

Day 14

Easter Island Santiago Depart Santiago

The day is at leisure until our transfer to the airport for the flight to Santiago. Arrive and connect with your flight home.

 .Breakfast

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A Closer Look

Finer Details

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in double/single rooms at hotels as mentioned.
  • Entrance fees to the monuments according to the itinerary.
  • Meals as indicated in the program (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Services have been quoted on private basis for a group with local English-speaking guides.
  • Accommodation, transfers, excursions and meals as detailed above.
 

Exclusions

  • International airfare.
  • Early check-in, late check-out.
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Beverages during meals unless specified.
  • Extra optional activities.
  • Airport taxes.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Incidentals at hotels: Laundry, phone calls, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • Visa requirements.
  • Necessary inoculations.
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.
 

Additional Notes

  • We strongly suggest that you purchase travel insurance.
2020 - 2021

Rates & Dates

2020 Season • Rates In CAD

Details 6 - 9 Persons 10 Persons Single Room Supplement
Main Tour (Double Occupancy) $5,797
Per Person
$5,647
Per Person
$2,971
Per Person
Easter Island Extension $1,874
Per Person
$1,869
Per Person
$1,319
Per Person

Rates are based in Canadian Dollars (CAD), are per person and include the tax. Rates include internal flights. Rates do not include international flights.

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