Meeting at the airport and transfer to your Hotel in Santiago.Overnight at Santiago • Meals included: breakfast
Breakfast. HD CITY TOUR + SANTA LUCIA HILL (SIB) Santiago is a cosmopolitan city that blends the oldness with modernity. We will show you the origins of our city and landmarks such as Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Post Office and the Municipality of Santiago. The tour will continue by the Government Palace and we will have the chance to walk through some of the most traditional streets and neighborhoods. Later we will go towards the east, where we’ll see modern buildings and how they have transformed the city. OPTIONAL WITH EXTRA COST: HD CONCHA Y TORO WINERY (SIB) US$ 61.00 per person (Minimum 02 passengers) You will depart from Santiago to head to mountain Pirque Valley, where the worldwide renowned and favorite vineyard for foreign tourists. Viña & Toro is located. It was founded in 1883 by Melchor Concha y Toro with vines brought from the region of Bourdeaux, France. Today, this vineyard is the greatest exporter of Latin America in more than 130 countries. It is one of the most important wine brands in the world. Since there, you will go through the distinguished house surrounded by the beautiful park designed by a French landscapist as illustrated on the label of some Concha & Toro wines. One of the most notable aspects of Concha & Toro is that is a global company where the tradition and innovation are mixed perfectly. On the other hand, Concha & Toro is fully engaged in providing the best quality experience when tasting the wines. Besides, the Vineyard has won international fame for its brands, particularly, "Casillero Del Diablo" and “Don Melchor”. You will enjoy and be entertained when listening to the story of its legend and feel part of it. Also, you will go through its facilities and enjoy some of the best wines produced by Concha & Toro. Your visit will end at the wine stores where you will buy some gift or souvenir. Return to the Hotel. Overnight in Santiago • Meals included: breakfast
Breakfast. OPTIONAL WITH EXTRA COST: F/D VIÑA DEL MAR + VALPARAISO WITHOUT LUNCH (SIB) US$ 120.00 per person (Minimum 02 passengers) Departing from downtown Santiago you head toward the coast, located just 120 kilometers / 75 miles from Santiago, crossing the fertile Curacaví and Casablanca Valleys, with their beautiful vineyards, fruit tree farms, and forest reserves. En route you will visit the two major cities of the country: Viña del Mar, Chile's main seaside town and Valparaíso, a port city founded in the sixteenth century and declared as "World Heritage Site by UNESCO." The tour also includes a scenic tour through National Congress, Parque O'Higgins, Parque Italia, Plaza de la Victoria, Plaza Sotomayor and "Muelle Prat Wharf located at the port itself in Valparaiso. Then visit the Museum of the famous Chilean poet, writer and Nobel Prize Literature winner (1971) Pablo Neruda La Sebastiana House-Museum. La Sebastiana was a fantasy place by Pablo Neruda wanted to run to and away from the hectic and busy pace of Santiago. “I feel the tiredness of Santiago. I want to find in Valparaiso a little house to live and write quietly. It must have some conditions…” This was how Pablo Neruda put it in 1959 to his friends Sara Vial and Marie Martner. The house became a reality and now houses a collections of old maps, seascapes and other paintings. There are many other relics from the port and other curios such as music boxes and an old horse carved in wood. You will visit the elevators – cable cars that take you to the peaks around Valparaiso with amazing look outs – miradores – offering views of the city. Cerro Alegre-Cerro Conception, Sotomayor Square, Naval Heroes Monument, and Paseo 21 de Mayo at Cerro Playa Ancha are just a few sites you will see. Vina del Mar, also known as "the Garden City", has 300,000 inhabitants and is the country's main beach resort. Located next to the Port of Valparaiso, it has a good selection of restaurants, a casino, cafes, discotheques and good shops. Past and present intermingle in this bustling tourist centre. Here, you will visit the "Flowers Clock", "Quinta Vergara", "Muelle Vergara" and "the casino", before your guide takes you for a drive along the coast to Reñaca Beach. Overnight in Santiago • Meals included: breakfast
Breakfast. At proper time you will be transferred to Airport in Santiago. Suggested flight LA297 SCL/PUQ Departure 1317 – Arrival 16:42 – not included Meeting at the airport and transfer to the bus station. Continue your trip from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales with regular bus included. Upon your arrival meet and assistance from bus station to hotel in Puerto Natales. Overnight in Puerto Natales • Meals included: breakfast
Breakfast. FULL DAY TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK (WITH LUNCH) (REGULAR SERVICE) Early in the morning departure from the hotel to visit the Torres del Paine National Park, which covers an area of 242.242 hectares. The road is surrounded with dozens of lagoons covered with grasses and aquatic birds, contrasting with small hills where flocks of Guanacos pasture. Afterwards, the Nordenskjold Lake baths the mountainside of the Paine range with its emerald green colouring. The lake gives life to the impetuous Salto Grande, forming the quiet Pehoe Lake spilling its waters from the Nordenskjold Lake. Stop at Salto Grande for soft walking to admire the waterfall and Los Cuernos observation point, where you can see de Corns of the Paine, French valley and Big Paine mount. Later the journey continues skirting the Paine River until the Grey Lake by a surrounded road of vegetation and sharp hillsides. Stopping near of Pingo River for a one hour of walking through a delimited track, which crosses this river. Afterwards the sandy ground delimits the borders of the lake where millenary iceberg stuck on the edges can be seen. At the far end of the lake the outstanding Grey glacier that conforms a surrounded unbeatable landscape of hills, forests and part of the Paine Mountains. Return to hotel. Overnight at Puerto Natales • Meals included: breakfast & Lunch
Breakfast. Transfer out from hotel to the bus station Regular bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas to arrive at the airport. Suggested flight LA284 PUQ/SCL Departure 1938 – Arrival 2258 – not included Meeting at the airport and transfer to your Hotel in Santiago. OPTIONAL WITH EXTRA COST IN PUNTA ARENAS: HD BULNES FORT “ESTRECHO DE MAGALLANES” EXCURSION (SIB) WITH ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE US$ 160.00 per person (Minimum 02 passengers) At 58 kilometers south of Punta Arenas, bordering the “Estrecho de Magallanes”, is located the fort Bulnes, the first Chilean enclave in the southern zone. This fort was founded in 1843 on the rocky nose of Santa Ana, place where the state of Chile took possession of the “Estrecho de Magallanes”. Today, there is a reconstruction of the original fort, restored which preserves the spirit of the first inhabitants of this southern region. The journey takes about an hour, bordering the “Estrecho de Magallanes”, allowing you to observe a variety of marine birds including gulls, caiquenes, bandurrias and cormorants, among others. The first visit is the milestone that marks the geographical center of Chile, where you can take pictures, and then continue to the Fort, located just one kilometer from the sector. In this reconstructed fort, you will observe the church, the prison, chaplain's room, water wells, the powder keg, the post office and the cowshed that belonged to the first Chilean garrison in 1843. During the tour, fauna and flora are varied. It is possible to see birds like the carrancho, a typical species of the region, the “loica” with its characteristic front red plumage, and fieldfare among others. Return to your hotel. Overnight at Santiago • Meals included: breakfast
Breakfast. Free day for leisure OPTIONAL WITH EXTRA COST IN: FD MAIPO VALLEY PEREZ CRUZ AND HARAS DE PIRQUE VINEYARD WITH LUNCH US$ 242.00 per person (Minimum 02 passengers) You will start your tour with private car and guide from your hotel to the south of Santiago to get to "Viña Pérez Cruz". This vineyard is a family business, which since the middle of last century, began to develop agricultural activities with great dedication and professionalism. It focused on the production of red wines, produced and bottled 100% in Fundo La Ligua, in a careful blend of vines, mixing tradition and modernity. The permanent purpose of Pérez Cruz is continuing to produce wines of high quality, elegance and modernity. It should be noted that "Viña Pérez Cruz" is certified in quality and environment standards, actively participating in projects that promote the development of the inhabitants of the area. The tour will be carried out by a specialized guide, who will show you the cellar and finally you will taste two wines: Reserva and Limited Edition. Afterwards, you will go towards the Pirque area where you can enjoy a delicious lunch in restaurant "La Calma de Rita". In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to visit "Viña Haras de Pirque". This vineyard reflects the perfect combination of two passions: pure breeding of horses and the production of fine wines. Today, this vineyard covers 600 hectares in the middle of the Andes, in Pirque. In 1992, 120 hectares of vineyards were planted, mainly Cabernet Sauvignon and Carménère, among the red vines, and Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, among the white vines, from which there is a production of excellence and premium wines that today create their unique and award vineyard. In 1998, 20 additional hectares of Syrah and Cabernet Franc were added. You will begin your tour with a presentation and tour of the field. You will climb to winery located among the vineyards and will taste wines in the wine barrels room. Overnight at Santiago • Meals included: breakfast
Breakfast. At proper time you will be transferred to Airport in Santiago to take your international flight.