WELCOME TO THE SOUTH
- 14 days – 13 nights - Half board - English speaking guide
- Operates with min. 2 passengers. Private or S.I.B. transport
- Season : October 15 to March 30
- Includes breakfast and MAP 13 meals / Flights are not included.
Day 1: Welcome at Arturo Merino Benitez Airport in Santiago. Transfer in to Hotel.
Dinner. Overnight in Santiago.
Day 2: Early morning tour to visit Chile’s capital, museums, monuments and squares, then a typical Chilean lunch at a downtown restaurant. Afternoon free for personal activities. Overnight in Santiago.
Day 3: Transfer to airport for flight to the southern city of Puerto Montt. Welcome at El Tepual airport and transfer in to our Hotel. During the afternoon we shall visit the Lake Llanquihue area, Puerto Varas, Frutillar and have dinner in Puerto Montt at a typical restaurant where local food of fish and shellfish is served. Overnight in Puerto Montt.
Day 4: Today we shall enjoy an all day excursion to the Island of Chiloe, land of myths and legends, visiting the Ancud area . Lunch on the way. During the evening we return to Puerto Montt. Overnight.
Day 5: Transfer out for flight to the austral city of Punta Arenas . Welcome at airport and transfer to our Hotel. Rest of the day free. Dinner at our Hotel.
Day 6: Morning city tour visiting monuments and museums. Early afternoon we travel northwards to Puerto Natales, visiting the Penguin Colony of Otway Sound on the way. Dinner and lodging in Puerto Natales.
Day 7: Early morning we start our trip to Torres del Paine National Park, a spectacular nature reserve with a stunning mountain scenery, on the way we visit Cueva del Milodon, where the remains of the extinct giant sloth were found. Dinner and lodging at a Hostel, in the park.
Day 8: Full day tour of the park, where it is possible to observe herds of guanaco, flocks of pink flamingos, condors , large patagonia hares and rheas, with the scenery of beautiful mountains, blue and emerald lakes, waterfalls and glaciers. Picnic lunch included. Evening return to Hostel. Overnight in the park.
Day 9: Morning free for walks or optional tours. During the afternoon we return to Puerto Natales. Dinner and lodging at our Hotel.
Day 10: Full day boat tour up Last Hope sound to get a feeling of life in the fjords, visiting Mount Balmaceda area, Glaciers Serrano and Balmaceda. We disembark at Glacier Serrano, where it is possible to hike to the base of the glacier. Lunch included. Overnight in Puerto Natales.
Day 11: Return to Punta Arenas . Day free for walking or shopping at the Tax Free Zone shopping mall. Dinner and lodging at selected hotel.
Day 12: Transfer out to flight for Santiago de Chile. Transfer in to hotel, Dinner. Overnight in Santiago.
Day 13: Early morning full day excursion to the unique harbour side city of Valparaiso and Viña del Mar. Lunch included. Overnight in Santiago.
Day 14 : Transfer out for flights back home.