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Travel the length of Chile, from the barren beauty of the Atacama and altiplano of the north, via the lakes and volcanoes of the Lake District, to the spectacular mountains and glaciers of Patagonia in the south.
– Valparaiso by day and night
– Take a walk in Moon valley
– Altiplano lakes and mountains
– Osorno Volcano scenic hike
– Lake cruise and glaciers
– Admire Torres del Paine
Days 1-2: Santiago
Fly Chile’s sophisticated capital Santiago, arriving the same or following day. You will be met at the airport and transferred approximately 40 minutes to your hotel.
Day 3: Discover Valparaíso
Travel 3 hours to the coast, to visit the manicured seaside resort of Vina del Mar and the bohemian port town of Valparaiso. Visit the beach area of Renaca before riding on a funicular up into the hills to explore, stopping for a visit to Chilean poet Pablo Neruda’s house.
Day 4: San Pedro De Atacama
Rise early and transfer approximately 2 hours to the airport to board your flight to Calama, the flight is 2 hours and 10 minutes. On arrival, transfer 1 hour 50 minutes to your hotel in the desert oasis town of San Pedro de Atacama.
Day 5: Salar de Atacama
Travel approximately 2 hours to the otherworldly Salar de Atacama, the largest salt flat in Chile. Visit Chaxa lagoon, part of the Los Flamencos National Reserve en route to to reach Miscanti and Miniques lagoons, which sit on the high plains at the base of two colossal volcanoes of the same names.
Day 6: El Tatio Geysers
Rise early and travel for around 2 hours deeper into the Atacama to visit El Tatio Geysers. Set within a ring of volcanoes, there are about 80 lively geysers and fumaroles, which are at best at sunrise. Have a guided walk amongst the mud craters and small bubbling geysers. Wander freely before travelling through the Andes Mountain Range with impressive views of Putama Volcano and Tocorpuri Mountains.
Day 7: Travel to Puerto Varas
This morning, transfer back to Calama and board your flight to Puerto Montt the gateway to Chile’s spectacular Lakes District.
Day 8: Volcano Osorno
Travel to the surrounds of Llanquihue Lake and to the village of Ensenada, a small village at the foot of Volcano Osorno. Take the hike through the volcano’s plentiful nature, making several breaks on the way, to reach the visitors centre at 1240 metres altitude.
Day 9: Travel to Puerto Natales
Transfer to the airport and fly further south to Punta Arenas, a city that sits at the end of continental South America on the Straits of Magellan. From there, head to Puerto Natales, the lively, picturesque town that is the gateway to the Torres del Paine.
Day 10: Glacier Cruise
Sail on the gloomily-named Ultima Esperanza (Last Hope) Fjord to Mount Balmaceda Glacier before continuing on foot to the magnificent Serrano Glacier. Admire a tumbling ice wall, look our for cormorants and sea lions, and take a walk through native forest to the foot of of the magnificent Serrano Glacier, part of the Southern Ice Field.
Day 11: Torres del Paine National Park
Enjoy another full day excursion, this time to the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Torres del Paine National Park. Spend the day amongst this breathtaking example of resplendent nature spotting large herds of guanacos as you go.
Day 12: Fly to Santiago
Transfer back to the airport in Punta Arenas and board your flight to Santiago. The flight is approximately 3 and half hours. On arrival, transfer to your hotel, where the rest of the day is at your leisure.
Days 13-14: Fly from Santiago back to the UK
Transfer to the airport according to your international flight time and fly to the UK, arriving home the following day.
You’ll spend 10 nights in 4* accommodations
Your accommodation is selected for convenience of location, comfort or character, and can range from business hotels to rainforest lodges.
Patagonia Glacier Cruise
Cruise on the moody waters of Ultima Esperanza (Last Hope) Fjord, the perfect place from which to admire the majestic and rugged Patagonian landscapes, and visit the magnificent Mount Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers.
Explore the Rainbow Valley
Venture deep into the Atacama Desert to wander through the magnificent Rainbow Valley, admiring the natural hues of the rock strata which boasts an array of greens, pinks and yellows.
El Tatio Geyser Fields Picnic Breakfast
e of the Atacama’s most evocative sights, travel across the spectacular altiplano at dawn and enjoy a picnic breakfast overlooking El Tatio Geyser fields at their most active as the sun rises.
– Return international flights
– All Accommodation
– All meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches and 11 dinners
– All transportation & transfers
– All sightseeing & entrance fees
– English speaking National Escort & local guides
– Visa fees for UK & EU passport holders
– Based on London Heathrow departures
– Regional departures available
– Flight upgrades available on request
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don’t include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment’s notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
Coaches: Coaches with air conditioning are used on our group tours for city short excursions to the countryside and longer transfers between destinations.
Planes: Internal flights are based on economy class, with reputable airlines.
These tours are designed for those who wish to see the iconic sites and magnificent treasures of India on an excellent value group tour whilst travelling with like-minded people. The tours are on a fully-inclusive basis so you’ll travel with the assurance that all your arrangements are taken care of. You will be accompanied by our dedicated and professional National Escort or local guides, whose unparalleled knowledge will turn your holiday into an unforgettable experience.
Most Wendy Wu groups consist of 10 travellers or more and will be accompanied by Local Guides. There will usually be no more than 18 travellers in each group.
This tour has a physical rating of 2. A reasonable level of fitness is required, as you’ll be spending time on your feet and doing a bit of walking to cover short distances during your daily sightseeing. There will also be some climbing of steps and climbing on and off of coaches and boats.
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