Santiago, Valparaíso, Lakes, Bariloche and Buenos Aires
9 Days / 8 Nights - per person in double room - Code VIS006
Day 01: Santiago Airport - Santiago Historical Downtown - Santiago
Reception at the Santiago Airport and transfer to the selected hotel.
By the afternoon city tour.
Santiago is a mixture between the old and the modern, characteristic that we invite you to know. Our tour through Santiago will show you the immensity of the city, its varied geography and civility. We will guide you through the Main square of Santiago, where the Cathedral, Main Post Office and City Hall are located. You will be told about the origins of our city. Next stop is the civic neighborhood and the surroundings of La Moneda Government Palace. After that we will be driven through some of the oldest neighborhoods of Santiago, such as the Republica and Concha y Toro Neighborhoods. Later, we will visit the eastern part of the city and we will see the modern buildings and the changes that they have brought to the neighborhood. We finish our tour in a handicraft store, located in an exclusive neighborhood, where we'll appreciate Lapizlazuli masterpieces, made with this stone that just exists in Chile and Afghanistan.
Return to hotel and lodging.
Day 02: Santiago - Valparaíso - Viña del Mar
We begin the route from your hotel, in a 120-kilometer trip to the Pacific Ocean. Our so-called "Garden City", Viña del Mar, will charm us with its architecture, its streets, palaces, and the Quinta Vergara amphitheater. We will have the possibility to know a Moai from Easter Island and a handcraft store of lapizlasuli (Faba). We will be driven by the coastal border to visit the Port City of Valparaiso dating back 1536. The city was declared World Heritage by Unesco and it is currently the sit of the legislative power of Chile. It is a magical place of unique and unforgettable landscapes with colorful neighborhoods and picturesque funicular elevators. We fishish with a visit to the Sotomayor Square and the port, where we will be able to navigate through Valparaiso. Return to Santiago.
Day 03: Santiago - Puerto Montt - Puerto Varas
Transfer to the Santiago Airport in order to take the flight to Puerto Montt. Arrival in the El Tepual Airport in Puerto Montt, reception and transfer to your hotel in Puerto Varas. Half-day visit to Puerto Varas and Puerto Montt cities. These cities feature a German influence due to the German settlers that came to this area in the past. We will visit the main attractions of both cities: The handicraft Market and the Angelmo creek in Puerto Montt. Puerto Varas is located 20 km. from Puerto Montt, in the border of the Llanquihue Lake with a wonderful view of the Osorno Volcano. By the afternoon, we will enjoy a excursion to the beautiful city of Frutillar, located in the opposite border of the Llanquihue Lake.
Day 04: Puerto Varas - Puerto Montt - Frutillar
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Puerto Varas. To get to Frutillar, we will travel along the western shore of the Llanquihue Lake. Along the way, we will pass through the small industrial town of Llanquihue, where we will take a gravel road used by the local farmers, letting us to see the beautiful old German manors used as lodging nowadays. Once we arrive in Frutillar, we will feel a different atmosphere, combining peaceful way of life, shinning gardens, colorful houses, tea rooms, and the great Teatro del Lago, located in the coastal area, facing the Llanquihue Lake. Return to Puerto Varas.
Day 05: Puerto Varas - Peulla (Andean Crossing)
Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up from the hotel heading to a wonderful adventure, combining bus and ship to Peulla. Arrival in Petrohué to board the catamaran. This ship sails through the turquoise water of the Todos los Santos Lake up to Peulla, an Andean village located near the Argentina bording crossing. Arrival in hotel in Peulla, dinner and lodging.
Day 06: Peulla - Bariloche
Breakfast at the hotel. During the afternoon we will continue the Andean Crossing to Bariloche, passing by the Blest Port and the Pañuelos Port. Arrival in Bariloche, transfer to hotel, lodging.
Day 07: Bariloche - Llao Llao - Bariloche Airport - Aeroparque Airport - Buenos Aires
Breakfast at the hotel, tour tour begins in Bariloche going along the Nahuel Huapi Lake. in the kilometer 8 is Playa Bonita beach from where we will be able to see the Huemul Island. After that, we will get to the Campanario Hill. Here is a chairlift to the summit, where we will enjoy one of the most wonderful and fascinating views of this region. After that, rTransfer to the Bariloche Airport. Reception at the Aeroparque Airport in Buenos Aires and transfer to the hotel. Lodging.
Day 08: Buenos Aires - City Tour Buenos Aires - Tango Dinner Show
Breakfast at the hotel. We will enjoy a city tour through the main areas and attractions of Buenos Aires. The itinerary includes: Colon Theater, 9 de Julio Avenue, the Obelisco, Mayo Square, San Telmo, La Boca, Caminito, Retiro and La Recoleta. Return to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a Tango Dinner Show. Lodging.
Day 09: Buenos Aires - Ezeiza International Airport
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the Ezeiza International Airport.
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