Adventure in Santiago, Isla Negra and Maipo Canyon
4 Days / 3 Nights - per person in double room - Code CCT008
Day 1: Santiago Airport / Santiago / City Tour
Reception at the Santiago Airport and transfer to the selected hotel.
By the afternoon city tour.
Regarded as an amazing destination by international media, Santiago is a cosmopolitan and vibrant capital which combined perfectly tradition and modernity. This tour will allow you to meet the origins of the city and its main spots such as the Main Square, the Cathedral, the Post Office and the City Hall of Santiago. You will also visit the La Moneda Government Palace and the most traditional neighborhoods of the historical downtown. The excursion also includes a visit to the Santa Lucía Hill, called Huelén by the native people, an urban oasis in the middle of the capital. There you will learn more about the Chilean history and you will enjoy privileged views of the city. After knowing the historical Santiago, we will go to the Lastarria Neighborhood, known by its cultural, patrimonial and gastronomic offer. The second part of the tour will lead us to the Eastern part of the capital, where lies the financial heartland of Santiago, known by its modern buildings, imposing crystal towers and works made by notable Chilean architects.
Return to hotel and lodging.
Day 02: Santiago / Maipo Canyon / Embalse El Yeso
Buffet breakfast served at hotel`s restaurant.
Today we will discover a significant part of the Andes Mountain Range. We will visit the town of San José de Maipo, located 48 kilometers southeast from Santiago and declared a National Monument mainly for its colonial constructions, its church, inaugurated in 1800, and its Main Square, emerging trade center of the area and meeting place for lovers of adventure tourism. We will continue our journey through the majestic Andes Mountains, impressing us with its incredible and multicolored landscapes, which in winter season are covered with snow, fascinating visitors. To finish our excursion, we will arrive in the Embalse del Yeso, at 2500 meters above sea level, main source of drinking water supply in the Metropolitan Region that will delight us with its turquoise waters surrounded by the wonderful Cordillera, all accompanied by a glass of Chilean wine and a small cocktail to contemplate this unforgettable landscape.
Return to Santiago. Accommodation.
Day 03: Santiago / Isla Negra / Algarrobo
The tour begins from the hotel toward the Pacific Ocean coastal area, arriving in the famous beach town of Algarrobo where you will find a quiet and beautiful landscape with inspiring views of several beaches. Here we will enjoy a lunch in a typical Chilean-style gastronomy restaurant in the Algarrobo. After lunch, we will continue the route reaching “Isla Negra” town, the favorite place of the poet Pablo Neruda. Here we will be able to admire, among other things, the collection of seashells and large prow masks belonging to his lifetime collection.
Moreover, you will enjoy a wine tasting in one Vineyard in Casablanca Valley, a pleasure for wine lovers. At evening return to Santiago.
Day 04: Santiago / Santiago Airport
Buffet breakfast served at the hotel`s restaurant. At the agreed time, transfer to Santiago Airport.