Stretching a few thousand miles from north to south, Chile is a country of contrasts offering spectacular sights! Your Chile vacation helps you unravel highlight after highlight, from a melting pot of heritage and cultural influences in Santiago, to mysterious sculptures at the remote island paradise of Easter Island, untamed nature and brilliant starlit skies at the driest desert in the world, and then cruises on the glacial waters near the southern tip of the country.

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Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 3Santiago de ChileCerro San Cristobal, La Moneda, Plaza De La Constitucion, Cerro Santa LuciaHotel Orly, Le Reve
3 - 6Easter IslandUNESCO World Heritage Site Rapa Nui National Park, Moai, Ahu Akivi, Orongo VillageHotel Gomero, Altiplanico Rapa Nui
6 - 7Santiago de ChileCerro San Cristobal, La Moneda, Plaza De La Constitucion, Cerro Santa LuciaHoliday Inn Santiago Airport
7 - 10San Pedro de AtacamaMoon Valley, Death Valley, El Tatio Geyser, Chaxa Lagoon FlamingoesPoblado Kimal, Altiplanico Atacama
10 - 11Puerto NatalesSerrano and Balmaceda Glaciers, Torres Del Paine, Milodon Cave, TrekkingSkorpios III (Kaweskar), Weskar Patagonian
11 - 14Puerto Natales CruiseNavimag, FjordsSkorpios III (Kaweskar Route)
14 - 15Santiago de ChileCerro San Cristobal, La Moneda, Plaza De La Constitucion, Cerro Santa LuciaHotel Plaza San Francisco, The Singular Santiago, Lastarria Hotel

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  • Adventure
  • Heritage
  • Landscape
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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 3

International Arrival

Transfer from Santiago de Chile airport to hotel with an English speaking guide. (26 km, 30 min)

Santiago de Chile

2 Days

With excellent infrastructure, political stability, and vibrant culture, the Chilean capital of Santiago de Chile is the pride of contemporary South America.

Included Activities

Santiago Heritage Walking Tour
Explore the history and heritage of Chile’s capital city. Meet your guide at your hotel and head for the closest metro station. Santiago´s metro is South America’s most extensive metro system and provides a safe and smooth journey. Travel to the Yungay neighborhood where you will explore the many monuments, churches, parks and traditional buildings that are found here. Visit La Peluquería Francesa ‘The French Beauty Parlor,’ which is the most iconic building of the neighborhood and one of the oldest buildings in Santiago. If you wish you can visit the National Museum of Natural History or the Museum of Memory and Human Rights which discusses dictatorship which ruled Chile from 1973 to 1990. Return to your hotel by metro. (09:00 to 13:00 hs, Private Activity)

Hotel Options
Hotel Orly – Opt 1
RoomQueen
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Le Reve – Opt 2
RoomDeluxe King w Balcony
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Day 3 - 6

Transfer from Santiago de Chile hotel to Airport. (26 km, 30 minutes.)

Flight from Santiago de Chile to Rapa Nui

Transfer to Hotel

Easter Island

3 Days

Easter Island is a dream destination that only a few are lucky enough to visit.

Included Activities

Full Day visit to Rapa Nui in Private
On an in-depth full day excursion, discover the stunning landscapes and fascinating history of Rapa Nui. Drive along the coastal road taking in magnificent views of the Poike peninsula and black volcanic rock coastline. Visit Vaihu with it’s mysterious Moais who all face the ground and continue onto Ranu Raraku, the quarry where the sculptures were believed to be built, and later hike up to the Ranu Raraku volcano which has about 300 statues in various states of completion. If you are feeling more adventurous, it is possible to climb up the craters edge and discover even more statues inside! The journey continues to the giant Ahu Tongariki and its 15 famous Moais and finally culminates with some well-deserved relaxation on the beaches of Ovahe and Anakena. (09:30 to 16:30, Lunch Included, Private Activity)

3 hr Orongo Tour in Private from Rapa Nui
Experience Orongo, the center of the birdman cult whose origins are still obscure. This restored village boasts a dramatic location on the crater lip of Rano Kau volcano offering amazing views of the endless Pacific Ocean. (09:30 to 12:30, Private Activity)

Hotel Options
Hotel Gomero – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleGuest house
RoomSuperior Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Day 6 - 7

Transfer to Airport

Flight from Rapa Nui to Santiago de Chile

Walk towards hotel

Santiago de Chile

1 Day

With excellent infrastructure, political stability, and vibrant culture, the Chilean capital of Santiago de Chile is the pride of contemporary South America.

Hotel Options
RoomExecutive Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 7 - 10

Walk towards Airport

Flight from Santiago de Chile to Calama

Private transfer from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama (110 km, 1 hr)

San Pedro de Atacama

3 Days

San Pedro de Atacama lies in the middle of one of the driest deserts of the world – Puna de Atacama.

Included Activities

Exploration of the Altiplanico Lagoons, Toconao & Socaire towns, Atacama Salt Flats and Chaxa Lagoon
Get to know the most incredible landscapes this remote region has to offer on this full day excursion. View volcanoes, black-blue lakes with immense crusts of salt, and the flamingos of the Atacama Desert. (Duration: 8 hours. Lunch and entrance fee included, Private Activity)

Half Day Visit to Hierbas Buenas Petroglyphs & Rainbow Valley
The Rainbow Valley and Hierbas Buenas are very much part of the scenic highlights of the region and are an insider’s tip. Marvel at the fabulous petroglyphs of Hierbas Buenas. Carved in the rocks thousands of years ago these petroglyphs dipict local animals, such as the llama, and other symbols important to the Atacameño people. Rich with many different minerals, the Rainbow Valley decorated with many different hues spanning the full range of the rainbow. (Approximately 4 hours. If you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity)

Visit to the Moon Valley and Death Valley in Atacama
This half-day, private excursion offers the most out-of-this-world landscapes found only in this, the driest desert on Earth. Moon Valley impresses with geomorphic structures which lead to bizarrely shaped forms and eroded geological figures. Let your fantasy run free in Death Valley where minerals shine from far away through rocky mountains and amazing sand formations. (Duration: 4 hours, Entrance Fee included, Private Activity)

Hotel Options
Poblado Kimal – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleLodge
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Day 10 - 11

Private transfer from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama (110 km, 1 hr)

Flight from Calama to Punta Arenas via Santiago de Chile

Private transfer from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales (254 km, 3 hrs)

Puerto Natales

1 Day

This small Chilean port city serves as an ideal base for excursions to the nearby National Park of Torres del Paine, and for extensive tours through Chilean Patagonia.

Included Activities

Full Day Visit to Torres del Paine with Milodon Cave (as part of Skorpios III)
As part of the extra-night at Skorpios III Kaweskar route, explore with the other cruise ship passengers the stunning Torres del Paine National Park with its diverse landscapes bestowed with incredible beauty. En route to the park stop and take a short hike to visit the Milodón cave, where remains of the early inhabitants of southern Patagonia were found. Once in the national park admire the mighty Towers of Paine and Horns of Paine mountains which dominate horizon. Experience the grandeur and beauty for yourself and see why this national park is considered the crowning jewel of Patagonia. (Timings will be informed by Skorpios Team. Group Activity. Lunch included.)

Hotel Options
RoomStandard Room
MealsHalf Board
StyleCruise
RoomDouble Superior
MealsBreakfast
StyleGuest house
Day 11 - 14

Transfer to Port

Puerto Natales Cruise

3 Days

The breathtaking and wildly romantic region of the Chilean fjords offers a rich and fascinating palette of landscapes, utter solitude and wild waters of the Pacific Ocean.

Included Activities

Included Activities at Skorpios III (Kaweskar) 3N
On the Skorpios Cruise explore the natural beauty of the many glaciers and fjords of southern Chile. DAY 1: Board the ship at Puerto Natales in the afternoon. Set sail through the fjords of Patagonia. DAY 2: In the morning arrive at Amalia Glacier where you will disembark and go for a short walk along the coast to a look-out point in order to get a great view of the glacier. Return to the ship and continue on to El Brujo ‘The Sorcerer’ Glacier. In the afternoon navigate to Calvo Fjord. If weather permits, disembark in zodiac boats to explore the fjord and view the Fernando, Capitan Constantino and Alipio Glaciers. DAY 3: Navigate through the Montañas Fjord. Here disembark in zodiac boats to explore the small bay and get an up close view of Alsina Glacier and the surrounding mountains. Continue the navigation to the Bernal Glacier where you will disembark and take a scenic walk to the ice-face of the glacier. In the afternoon get great panoramic views of the Herman and Zamudio Glaciers from the ship. Take a final excursion in zodiac boats around Angostura White around the small islands appreciating the native flora & fauna. Finish your cruise with a farewell party. Day 4: Disembark between 08:00 and 09:30 at the port in Puerto Natales.

Hotel Options
RoomAtenas
MealsFull Board plus Activities
StyleCruise
Day 14 - 15

Shared hotel transfer from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas (254 km, 3 hrs)

Flight from Punta Arenas to Santiago

Transfer from Santiago de Chile airport to hotel. (26 km, 30 mins)

Santiago de Chile

1 Day

With excellent infrastructure, political stability, and vibrant culture, the Chilean capital of Santiago de Chile is the pride of contemporary South America.

Hotel Options
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
RoomSingular King
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique

Transfer from Santiago de Chile hotel to Airport with an English speaking guide. (26 km, 30 minutes.)

International Departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 9,485 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 9,975 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

Price Includes

    • Accommodation in one double room for 15 days / 14 nights.
    • Meals as indicated
    • Economy flights for all sectors :
      • Santiago de Chile – Rapa Nui
      • Rapa Nui – Santiago de Chile
      • Santiago de Chile – Calama
      • Calama – Santiago de Chile – Punta Arenas
      • Punta Arenas – Santiago de Chile
    • All activities as listed :
      • Santiago de Chile: Santiago Heritage Walking Tour
      • Easter Island: Full Day visit to Rapa Nui in Private
      • The Best of Chile: 3 hr Orongo Tour in Private from Rapa Nui
      • San Pedro de Atacama: Exploration of the Altiplanico Lagoons, Toconao & Socaire towns, Atacama Salt Flats and Chaxa Lagoon
      • San Pedro de Atacama: Half Day Visit to Hierbas Buenas Petroglyphs & Rainbow Valley
      • San Pedro de Atacama: Visit to the Moon Valley and Death Valley in Atacama
      • The Best of Chile: Full Day Visit to Torres del Paine with Milodon Cave (as part of Skorpios III)
      • Punta Arenas: Included Activities at Skorpios III (Kaweskar) 3N
    • All airport and hotel transfers
    • All activities specified in the itinerary, including entrance fees, accompanied by our tour guide
    • If your itinerary includes self-drive travel then all such travel comes with CDW insurance for an unlimited number of kilometers. For further details about the type of car please speak to your Travel Consultant.
    • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
    • Insolvency insurance
    • Fees and taxes
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The Best of Chile

15 days $ 9,485 / person

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