Travel package to visit the best of Chile in 10 days. We will travel to San Pedro of Atacama, Santiago and Valparaiso in the center, and finally travel to the Patagonia to see Torres del Paine National Park and the Perito Moreno in Argentina.

Day 1: Santiago

Transfer: Airport Hotel in Santiago

City tour Santiago

  • Departure: 14:00
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Santiago

In this city tour you will visit the most important of Santiago: The historical center of the capital and the most modern area that has acquired great financial and commercial importance.

We leave from your hotel at the agreed time and  go towards the center of Santiago, to visit its more historical places. After that we visit the Plaza de Armas, where the Cathedral, the Central Post Office and the Municipality of Santiago are located. Later we will visit the Palace of La Moneda, headquarters of the Chilean Government, then walk through the surrounding streets, which are full of history.

Our tour will continue in the east of Santiago,  where we’ll see modern buildings and how they have transformed the city. We end our tour at a craft store Piedras Australes where accompanied by a Pisco Sour, we will appreciate pieces of lapislazuli.

Return to your hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very high

Day 2: Moon Valley

Transfer: Hotel Airport in Santiago

Transfer: Airport in Calama Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

Tour Valle de la Luna

  • Departure: 16:30
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Includes: Breakfast
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

The Moon Valley and the death Valley are characterized by its mountains and sand reliefs. Here are hundreds of tourists to observe the sunset in the middle of the Atacama desert.

We will pick up in your hotel in San Pedro of Atacama at 14:30 approximately and we are going to travel to the Salt Mountains. In the road we turn to know the route from where is carrying the sulphur from San Pedro of Atacama.

Then we pass through the Valley of the dinosaurs and the death Valley, to see a spectacular panoramic view of the Atacama desert. Continue on route to Moon Valley , where there are geological formations that are the result of successive folding of the Earth's crust.

During the sunset, the mountains are painted of gold colors and reddish. There we will visit the salt sculpture known as Las Tres Marias, the old salt fields, the mysterious caves and the great Dune.

19:15 hours: we will be back in your hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 3: Toconao - Lagunas Altiplánicas (Miscanti & Miñiques) - Socaire - Atacama Salt Flat

Piedras Rojas Tour - Altiplánicas Lagoons and Salar de Atacama

  • Departure: 09:00
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Includes: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in San pedro de Atacama

Full day tour to know different landscapes in San Pedro de Atacama. We will visit Red Rocks in the Salar de Aguas Calientes and the Altiplánicas lagoons at more than 4,000 masl. We then have lunch in the town of Socaire and finish in the Salar de Atacama, one of the most important points of the National Reserve Los Flamencos.

We’ll be at 8:00 am at your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama to begin the tour. We start the day with Piedras Rojas, an impressive geological formation located in the Salar de Aguas Calientes. It surprises its landscape that is characterized by its reddish color, product of the oxidation of the iron.

Then we head towards the high plateau lagoons to visit Miscanti and Miñiques at more than 4,200 masl, which are surrounded by imposing volcanoes originated by the elevation of the Andes mountain range. They are habitat of a great variety of birds that arrive at its waters.

Then we are going to descend and reach Socaire, a typical Andean village of the Atacama desert.

Lunch.

We will follow the route to the Salar de Ataxcama, where we visit the Chaxa Lagoon, a scene of spectacular beauty that is divided into several mirrors of water where a large number of flamingos and other birds live as large and small parties.

Finally, we have a visit to Toconao, a town with typical colonial architecture, with its bell tower, declared National Monument and the church of San Lucas.

17:00: End of the tour and return to the hotel in San Pedro de Atacama.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 4: Tatio Geysers - Cejar Lagoon - Machuca - Ojos del Salar and Tebinquinche lagoon

Tour Géisers del Tatio and Machuca

  • Departure: 04:00
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Includes: Breakfast, Boxlunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

The Geysers of Tatio are the highest geothermal field in the world. It knows the immense fumarolas that emanate of the earth. Afterwards we will visit Machuca in the chilean altiplano.

Departure from your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama at 5:00 am approximately and will begin to climb by the Chilean altiplano to reach the Geysers of Tatio, the highest geometric field of the world.

Arrive to this place shortly before 7:00 am, when the fumaroles of steam emerge with more force, reaching temperatures on them 85°C. After watching this show, we will start the descent towards San Pedro de Atacama. In the road we will pass through Machuca which is a village of 20 houses and a church that opens for the tourists.

13.30: Return to your hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very low
  • Nature
    Very high

Tour Ojos del Salar - Cejar lagoon and Tebequinche

  • Departure: 16:00
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Includes: Breakfast, Boxlunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

Come to know the landscapes of the Salar de Atacama and know the Cejar Lagoon, Ojos del Salar and Tebinquinche lagoon. One of the unforgettable walks in San Pedro de Atacama.

We leave from your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama at approximately 15:30 hours and we will go to Ojos del Salar which are two deep freshwater lagoons.

Then we will go to the Cejar lagoon, which is characterized by its large amount of salt. 

With a view to the Salar de Atacama, you can enjoy a cocktail with pisco sour in Tebinquinche lagoon.

21.30 hours: We will be back at your hotel.

  • Nature
    Very high

Day 5: San Pedro de Atacama- Punta Arenas

Transfer: Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama Airport in Calama

Transfer: Airport Bus station in Punta Arenas

Transfer: Bus station in Punta Arenas Hotel in Puerto Natales

Day 6: Puerto Natales

Breakfast at the Hotel. Day free to carry out activities for the account of the passenger. Accommodation in Puerto Natales

Day 7: Torres del Paine National Park - Pehoé Lake - Grey Glacier

Full day Torres del Paine - Panoramic

  • Departure: 07:30
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Includes: Breakfast, Boxlunch, Lunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Puerto Natales

Come and visit the Torres del Paine National Park that was declared Biosphere Reserve and is considered one of the most attractive park in South America. It is characterized by its nature and by the famous Cuernos del Paine.

Departure from your hotel at 8:30 am approximately with destination to Torres del Paine National Park. Our first destination is the Milodon cave where in 1895 were found remains of prehistoric animals. Here is the history of the first animals and humans who came to this place.

Then we will go to Cerro Castillo to make a little break where you can enjoy the services of snack, cafes and souvenir shops. We will continue our journey to the Torres del Paine National Park, where the first natural scenes that we will appreciate are Sarmiento Lake viewpoint, the Torres del Paine, Cuernos del Paine and the hill Almirante Nieto.Theanimals that you can see are the guanaco, Rhea and condor.

Inside of the Park you will see the Pehoé and Nordenskjöld lake, waterfalls and mountains covered of ice. Then you have to walk 15 minutes to see the jump large, that is an impressive flow of water that falls through a waterfall of 10 meters from Nordenskold to Pehoe lake.

Then we can eat our snack. Later we will walk on the banks of the Grey lake, where it is possible to see the icebergs and the famous Grey glacier. Depending on tourists, return can be made along the same path, or by the new road and drop them off at your accommodation.

19:30 hours: we will be back in your hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 8: Serrano glacier and Balmaceda glacier

Tour of navigation in Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers

  • Departure: 08:00
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Includes: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel en Puerto Natales

If you want to see the glaciers of Chilean Patagonia, come to O'Higgins National Park and visit the Balmaceda glacier and Serrano glacier in an entertaining navigation through the Patagonian fords.

Departure from your hotel at approximately 08:00 am we will go to the pier of Puerto Natales. On the way it is possible to see the buildings belonging to the Bories refrigerator, which was one of the largest meat processing industries in Patagonia. Also you can see colonies of Imperial Cormorants, a small colony of sea lions and a variety of Coigues, Canelos, Lengas, Ñire, Chilco and El Calafate among others.

The Balmaceda glacier can be seen from the ship, however, to visit the Serrano glacier is necessary to make a 20 minute walk along a path that borders a small lake originated by the melting of the glacier.

18:30: We are back at your hotel.

  • Physical
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 9: Punta Arenas - Santiago

Transfer: Hotel in Puerto Natales Airport in Punta Arenas

Transfer: Airport Hotel in Santiago

Day 10: Departure Day

Transfer: Hotel Airport in Santiago

We will take you to the airport of Santiago at the required time. 

With this , we ending the program by Chile.

Included
  • Lodging at selected hotel or similar with breakfast,
  • Transfers with driver
  • SIB excursions with English/Spanish-speaking local guides
  • Transfer by bus line Punta Arenas – Puerto Natales – Punta Arenas
  • Entrance fee to National Park
  • Lunch or box lunch on days 03, 07 and 08
  • All Excursions are in shared service.
NOT Included
  • Air ticket
  • Travel Insurance
  • Voluntary tips

Recommendations

Excursion Balmaceda & Serrano For low season: april to October - departures only on sundays navigations are subject to weather conditions

It will be the responsibility of the passengers to carry the necessary documents to enter Argentine territory. Go Chile does not assume any responsibility for incomplete documentation to enter Argentina

Go Chile assumes no responsibility for unpredictable events that may affect the schedule or order of travel programs, such as those caused by weather conditions, road closures or safety measures established by public authorities.