Santiago & Lake Region
6 Days / 5 Nights
$910P/P Double Occupancy
Explore the best of Chile´s capital Santiago and its wonderful surrounding. Go back in the beginning of the 20th century when wandering through the colorful hills of Valparaíso, declare a World Heritage site and enjoy the southern European flair of the garden city Viña del Mar. Continue to Puerto Montt & Puerto Varas, visiting its volcanoes and lakes and the famous Chiloé Island, also a World Heritage site , and one of the favorite among visitors, who are lured by it year round.
Day 01 Arrival in Santiago
Transfer airport / hotel PM Santiago classic city tour (Panoramic tour) The guide will show and tell you the history of the Santa Lucia Hill -Place where Santiago was founded in 1541 by the Spanish Conquistadors-, the Main Square, the Cathedral, the Post Office and the City Hall of Santiago, The National Library, the La Moneda Government House, and the old and historical neighborhood of downtown Santiago. To the east you will be able to see some modern buildings and the changes that they have brought to the neighborhood, ending this excursion in a handicraft store, where you will enjoy a Pisco Sour and pieces of works made of lapis lazuli, a stone that exists only in Chile and Afghanistan. Hotel Atton El Bosque. Accommodation in Hotel selected with buffet breakfast.
Day 02 Full Day Excursion to Valparaiso & Vina Del Mar (B)
Full Day Excursion to Valparaiso & Vina Del Mar Vina del Mar, our Garden CityÂ will charm you with its special architecture, its streets, palaces and the Quinta Vergara. You will also have the opportunity of getting to know a Moai from Easter Island. After visiting the coastal border you will visit the city of Valparaiso, whose origins dates back to 1536, it has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site and it is the seat of the Legislative Power. It has magic, picturesque elevators, colorful neighborhood, and unique and unforgettable sceneries. You will be able to take a boat ride through the Valparaiso Bay (fee not included) Lunch not included Valparaiso is the main port of Chile and it won the UNESCO World Heritage status in 2003, this city, so-called The Jewel of the PacificÂ, is an open-sky amphitheater, where its multicolored houses seems to hang from its hills. Accommodation in Hotel selected with buffet breakfast
Day 03 Santiago-Puerto Montt/Pto Varas (B)
After your breakfast at your hotel, transfer hotel / Airport. Flight Santiago-Puerto Montt is not included(can be booked upon request) Arrival to Puerto Montt airport and transfer to the hotel in Puerto Varas. This afternoon we invite you for a Puerto Montt City tour, a visit to this colorful sea port includes one of its highlights: the Fish Market, where classic specialties of the chilote cuisine such as the Curanto, the Pulmay and the Cancato, are offered. Tasty fish and shellfish as well as a visit to an interesting handicraft market blend in to provide the best example of the striking local colorful lifestyle that provide such an ambience even today attracts painters and photographers. Visit to Puerto Varas, known as the City of Roses thanks to its beautiful gardens. We will visit its downtown area and then the shore of Llanquihue Lake, visiting Philippi hill, and its German-style colonial architecture. Overnight at Puerto Varas Hotel Cabana Los Lagos with buffet breakfast
Day 04 Petrohue/Vincente Perez Rosales Natl Park/Peulla (B)
After breakfast we will have a morning departure by bus toward Petrohue area along the southern side of the Llanquihue Lake with the Osorno and Calbuco volcanoes as a majestic background. Arrival at the Vincente Perez Rosales National Park where you will visit the beautiful Petrohue Riverfalls, enjoying the impressive views of the Osorno Volcano and the Todos los Santos Lake. Sail the beautiful emerald-colored water of this lake bordered by native forests, mountains, volcanoes, hills and waterfalls, until the heavenly Peulla Village, a little hidden mountain village barely touch by civilization, where you will enjoy a delicious lunch and after brief time at leisure, you will sail back to Petrohue. Note: Peulla Sailing excursion is provided only in SIB Overnight at Puerto Varas with buffet breakfast
Day 05 Full day excursion to Ancud in the Chiloe Island. (B)
Breakfast at the Hotel- Full day excursion to Ancud in the Chiloe Island. In the Southern part of the continent where geography breaks down into countless islands and archipelagos, after a placid crossing of the Chacao channel, we are taken by the culture of the Chiloe island so strongly matriarchal, where Catholic and pagan beliefs mingle to give birth to legends and myths, and the result of community Mingas can be seen on the colorful architecture and the artistic hand-made shingles. A simple but very scenic road takes us to Ancud where the history of the island becomes real in its museum and the landscape springs out from its hills. Note: Lunch included in private service only Overnight at Puerto Varas with buffet breakfast
Day 06 Puerto Montt/Santiago/departure (B)
Depending on time of departure flight, transfer back to Puerto Montt airport , for you flight back to Santiago. Connect with international flight.