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Santiago – Viña del Mar - Valparaiso - Easter Island
10 days/ 9 nights
The price of the program in 1/2Dbl is per pax in USD: $ 3843
Day 1-Day 4
Le Reve Boutique Hotel Dbl Std BB
Day 4-Day 8
Altiplanico Rapa Nui Dbl Std BB
Day 8-Day 10
Solace hotel Santiago Dbl Std BB
Day 1: Santiago
You will be met at the Airport and transferred to Hotel in Santiago by our driver.
Day 2: Santiago
Arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel. City tour. You will get acquainted with the capital of Chile - Santiago, visit the old residential area in the western part of the city, where you will also see real architectural masterpieces. Visit La Moneda, take the pedestrian alley Paseo Aumada to Plaza de Armas. You will see the beautiful building of the old post and the National Historical Museum, where the Supreme Court - Royal Audience was previously located. Passing along the main avenue of the city - Bernardo O'Higgins, you can admire the ancient walls of the church of St. Francis - the oldest architectural monument of Chile. The excursion will continue climbing the mountain of San Cristobal - the spur of the Andean ridge, on top of which you will see the famous statue of the Holy Virgin Mary and enjoy the panoramic view of Santiago against the backdrop of the majestic Andes.
Day 3: Santiago - Viña del Mar - Valparaiso.
After breakfast we will go on an excursion to the city of Viña del Mar and Valparaiso. The road to the seaside towns of Valparaiso and Viña del Mar passes through olive plantations, Fruit orchards and vineyards of the valleys of Curacavi and Casablanca (120 km from Santiago). Valparaiso is located on 42 hills, Is distinguished by its architectural style and recognized by UNESCO as an object of cultural heritage. Various levels of the city are connected by a system of ancient lifts - funiculars, stairs and footpaths. You can visit area Soto Mayor and the building of the naval department, which is a national monument. Then walk to Concepcion hill and the boulevards of Gervasoni and Atkinson, during which you will have a magnificent view of the seaport - one of the main symbols of Valparaiso. Moving to the city of Viña del Mar, which is called the "garden city". Its coastline is beautiful beaches and mighty rocks. The main attractions of the city are the flower clock, Renyaka beach, the embankment and the Fonck museum. At the end of the tour return to Santiago, duration - 9 hours with a stop for lunch (not included in the price).
Day4: Santiago / Easter Island (B)
Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the airport for departure and flight to Easter Island. Arrival, transfer to the hotel.
Day 5: Easter Island (Breakfast / Lunch)
Breakfast in the hotel. Excursion to Anakena Beach for the whole day. On this tour we will visit various archaeological sites, which will allow us to learn the development of the Rapa Nui culture including its origins, flowering and worst crises. Travel along the coast, visit to Ahu Akahanga, then to the Rano Raraku volcano and its slopes, where most of the Moaas were carved and where to this day there are more of these statues. Boxing lunch on nature. Visit to Ahu Tongariki, the largest platform, with 15 restored statues. Then the tour will continue to Poike peninsula, located on the north coast, with a stop in Akhu Te Pito Kura - the place where the largest statue is located outside the quarry, as well as the energy center of the island. Then we go to Anaken beach, with its warm turquoise water, white sand, palm trees and Ahu Nau Nau platform, creating one of the most attractive landscapes of the island. Time for walking and swimming. Return to the village of Hanga Roa on the road passing through the center of the island. Duration - all day, included boxing lunch.
Day 6: Easter Island (B)
Breakfast in the hotel. In the morning - visit to the ceremonial center of Orongo. The excursion begins with an ascent along the slopes of the Rano Kao volcano to the observation deck on the edge of the crater, inside which is a beautiful lake with characteristic vegetation. Then the Ceremonial Village of Orongo is visited - the place where the leader of the island was selected for a whole year with the help of a risky competition. All the clans of the island gathered in spring in numerous stone "houses", waiting for the arrival of the sacred bird of Manutar, to choose Tangat Manu, a man-bird. Duration - 4 hours.
Day 7: Easter Island (B)
excursion to the afternoon Ahu Akivi. Departure from the hotel to visit the central part of the island, where the platform Ahu Akivi is located with 7 moai, personifying the legend that gives rise to the culture of Rapa Nui, about the arrival of the Polynesian population on the island.Moai look towards the sea, which is an atypical location for these statues. Visit the quarry of Poonau Pau, a small hill, from where a red stone was extracted for the moai's headdress. In this place there is an observation deck on the village of Hanga Roa. Duration 4 hours.
Day 8: Easter Island - Santiago
Transfer out and flight to Santiago. Transfer in and free time
Tour to Maipo wine valley with delicious famous Chilean wine degustations.
Transfer to the airport for your outbound flight
Accommodation at specified hotels or similar, breakfast included Meals as indicated Park entrance fees Transfers airport – hotel – airport by driver All excursions mentioned, city tour Santiago private, tours at Easter island and outside Santiago in SIB base 24/7 emergency assistance throughout the trip
o Flights o Non indicated meals o Travel insurance o Voluntary tips (suggested tip is 5 USD for half-day tours and 10 USD for full-day tours) o Bank fees ( 5% credit card payment fee)