Chile 2021: Picturesque Santiago and the mysterious Easter Island

6 days / 5 nights

* The program is valid from 1 time on any arrival date (except holidays)

Santiago is an incredibly colorful city where old colonial-style houses sit side by side with modern skyscrapers, all against the backdrop of the snowy Andes.

Easter Island is one of the most mysterious places on our planet! About two millennia ago, the ancient civilization of Rapanui existed there, leaving behind numerous traces in the form of giant moai statues.

Chile Santiago + Easter Island 2021 6d/5n

1 SNG

1/2 DBL

1/3 TRL

Hotels 4* Torremayor Lyon (3n)-Hotel Altiplanico (2n) or similar +BB +Services

 $ 2,350

 $  1,412

 $   1,231

 

 

Day 1: Santiago
Meeting at the Santiago airport, transfer to the hotel. 4 hours city tour of Santiago with guide. Free evening. Dinner at a national restaurant on request. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Valparaiso and Viña del Mar
Breakfast. Excursion to the Pacific coast: to the UNESCO city of Valparaiso, to stroll through the streets of the city. Group tour with an English speaking guide Next, we will visit the city of flowers Viña del Mar. Let's walk along the embankment and watch the pelicans. On request, upon return to Santiago: an excursion to one of the best wineries in the country, near the capital, where you will have the opportunity to taste the world famous Chilean wine, see the vineyards and touch their history. Overnight at the Santiago hotel.
Day 3: Santiago - Easter Island
Breakfast. Transfer with driver to the airport of the capital. Flight Santiago - Easter Island. Meeting and start of the excursion Group tour with an English speaking guide Departure for an excursion to the Orongo ritual center. The day begins with an ascent along the slopes of Rano Khao Volcano to reach the observation deck at the edge of the crater, inside which there is a beautiful lake with characteristic vegetation. Then the Ceremonial Village of Orongo is visited - the place where the selection of the leader of the island was made for a whole year through a risky competition. All the clans of the island gathered in numerous stone "houses" in the spring, awaiting the arrival of the sacred bird Manutara to select Tangat Manu, the bird-man. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Easter Island: Anakena
Breakfast in the hotel. Full day island tour. Group tour with an English speaking guide A trip to the south coast of the island where we will see examples of unrepaired platforms: Achus Vaihu in the Hanga Tee bay and Akhanga, where the famous King Hotu Matua is supposedly buried. Next, we head towards Rano Rarak, where most of the Moai were carved (900 stone statues, 397 of which still lie or stand on the slopes of an extinct volcano) and where there are still more of these statues to this day. Boxing lunch in nature. Then visit Ahu Tongariki (15 Moa restored) - the largest platform on the island. Then a trip to the east and a visit to Ahu Te Pito Kura and the "Navel of the World" (the most energetic place on the island) We then drive to Anakena Beach, with its warm turquoise water, white sand, palm trees and the Ahu Nau Nau platform, creating one of the island's most attractive landscapes. Time for walking and swimming. Return to Hanga Roa village along the road passing through the center of the island. Return to the hotel.
Day 5: Easter Island: Ahu Akivi
Breakfast in the hotel. Group tour with an English speaking guide Drive to the restored Ahu Akivi platform, built in the middle of the island, to see the 7 statues of Moa. Legend has it that these statues represent 7 explorers who were sent to Rapa Nui by King Hotu Matua. We will see the unrecovered Ahu Hange Pukure. Then visit Puna Pau, a green and quite picturesque place. Particularly noteworthy is the red tuff, extracted from the gentle slope of the extinct Puna Pau volcano. It was the rock of the stone mined here that was used to make hats for the stone giants. And then we will visit the Tahai Ceremonial Complex, which is an archaeological site in Rapa Nui. The Tahai complex includes three main Moai pedestals from north to south: Ko Te Riku - with restored eyes, Tahai and Wai Yur. The Ceremonial Center at Tahai is now an integral part of Rapa Nui National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next transfer to the airport and flight to Santiago. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Accommodation and overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Santiago (international departure)
Breakfast in the hotel. At the appointed time, transfer to the airport and flight home.
The tour price includes:
⮚ Transfers according to the program with a driver ⮚ Accommodation in 4 * hotels based on breakfast ⮚ Individual sightseeing tour in Santiago ⮚ Group excursions with an English-speaking guide according to the program ⮚ Meals according to the program (Lunch box during the Anakaken excursion)
The tour price does not include:
⮚ Domestic flights (cost depends on tour dates) ⮚ Entrance ticket to Easter Island ($ 100) ⮚ International flight ⮚ Meals not indicated in the program ⮚ Tips for guides and drivers ⮚ Medical insurance ⮚ Visa support ⮚ Optional excursions ⮚ Personal expenses
Notes:
* The host party has the right to change the hotels specified in the program to other hotels of the same category. * The host party reserves the right to change the order of excursions subject to the tour program. * Prices are subject to change, the final cost of the tour will be indicated when confirming all services and checking the cost of flights on the date of booking the tour * The host is not responsible for missed breakfasts in hotels when checking out early in the morning in case of an early flight or excursion * For an extra charge, the services of an individual guide in Valparaiso and on Easter Island are possible (price on request)

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  • Total: $1,411.25