Explora Explorer

A 11 day trip to Chile 
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Detailed Itinerary

Places Visited 

Explora Patagonia and Atacama Desert

Departure Dates 

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Detailed Itinerary 

Day 1:

Santiago de Chile
Airport reception and transfer to your hotel. Overnight deluxe accommodations at the Ritz-Carlton Santiago, breakfast included. This luxurious hotel is located in Santiago's most prestigious and refined neighborhood, just half an hour from the international airport and within walking distance of exclusive boutiques and restaurants. The hotel has 205 luxurious guestrooms including 49 Club Level rooms and 3 Club Suites, 12 Executive Suites, and a Ritz-Carlton Presidential Suite; a spa and fitness center with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Andes and the city, meeting and conference space, a grand ballroom, four restaurants and lounges and 24 hour in room dining. The rooms and suites are distributed among 14 floors crowned by a glass dome housing an indoor pool and Jacuzzi.

Day 2:

Santiago - Punta Arenas - Torres del Paine
Hotel pickup and transfer to the airport for your flight to Punta Arenas. Airport reception and transfer to Torres del Paine. You'll be driven across the windswept Patagonain steppe, passing guanacos and cara caras. Check-in at the first-class Explora Lodge. Take advantage of the tours offered for guests such as hiking to the Peninsula of Lago de Grey, to the Alturas del Lago Toro or to Mirador del Toro, navigation to Grey Glacier, barbecue in Quincho at Laguna Azul, horseback riding to Laguna Verde, and trekking to the base of Torres del Paine. (B,L,D)

Day 3:

Explora Patagonia (Days 3 - 5)
Enjoy the variety of guided excursions to see Los Cuernos, Grey Glacier, and the Torres del Paine peaks in the Cordillera Paine range. (B,L,D)

Day 4:

Explora Patagonia (above)

Day 5:

Explora Patagonia (above)

Day 6:

Torres del Paine - Santiago
Transfer back to Punta Arenas for your flight to Santiago.

Upon arrival, proceed on your own to your hotel, located adjacent to the airport terminal.

Overnight accommodations at the Holiday Inn Santiago Airport, with daily breakfast included. Opened in July 2007, the hotel has a modern and beautiful design with high quality standards. Located in front of the airport, the hotel has easy and direct access to several areas of the city. The hotel offers 100% Wi-Fi access (for a fee), restaurant, bar, business center, parking, and a very nice indoor swimming pool, sauna, and Jacuzzi. All rooms (114 + 2 suites in 5 floors) are wired and have Wi-Fi high speed internet.(B)

Day 7:

Santiago - Calama - San Pedro de Atacama
Proceed on your own to the airport terminal. Check in for your flight to Calama.

Airport reception and transfer to the Explora en Atacama Lodge - the Hotel de Larache, located in the heart of the Atacama Desert. The luxurious resort in the mist of a green desert oasis offers its guests gourmet cuisine, highly trained bilingual guides and all the comforts of a world class hotel. The Explora Atacama's architecture reflects the local style of adobe and the use of natural elements. The hotel has a large courtyard connecting the 52 rooms and a rooftop deck to watch spectacular sunrises and sunsets. You will have time for an afternoon excursion. (B,D)

Day 8:

Explora En Atacama (Days 8 - 10)
Days to explore the Atacama Desert on guided excursions. Choose from hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, sight seeing and cultural tours. (B,L,D)

Day 9:

Explora En Atacama (above)

Day 10:

Explora En Etacama (above)

Day 11:

San Pedro de Atacama - Calama - Santiago - Int'l Departure
Time for a morning excursion and lunch. Transfer back to the Calama Airport for your flight to Santiago. Proceed to the international terminal and check in for your evening flight home. (B,L)



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