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VC 190 THE BEST OF CHILE ATACAMA AND PATAGONIA EXPLORA WITH AUSTRALIS CRUISE
Duration: 23 Days 22 Nights
Departure: Please request to monica@visitchile.cl
LAN CHILE TARIFAS

VC190 Program Includes:

Santiago

• Transfer from the airport to the Hotel
• 01 Night in Carlton Ritz with breakfast
• Transfer from the Hotel to the airport

San Pedro de Atacama Explora Hotel

• Transfer between Calama Airport and Hotel de Larache.
• 3 Nights  accommodations Explora Atacama Hotel.
• Full board. 3 meals per day. Bar.
• Daily explorations through Atacama's natural environment, and to the sites of pre-Columbian, colonial and contemporary cultures, offered according to program, with bilingual guides. Equipment, horses, vehicles and food (groups no larger than 10 per guide).

Puerto Montt - Puerto Varas
• Transfer between Puerto Montt Airport and Cabañas del Lago Hotel in Puerto Varas
• 2 Nights accommodations Cabañas del Lago Hotel with breakfast
• Excursion to Frutillar and Puerto Octay
• Ticket Lakes crossing from Puerto Varas to Bariloche

Bariloche

• 3 Nights accomodation in Llao Llao Hotel with breakfast
• Visiting Bariloche
• Transfer from The Hotel Llao Llao to the Puerto Montt airport

Punta Arenas
• Transfer between Punta Arenas Airport to the Hotel
• 1 Night accomodation In Jose Nogueira Hotel with Breakfast

Explora Patagonia Hotel - Torres del Paine
• Transfer between Punta Arenas and Explora en Patagonia
• 4 Nights Accommodations in Explora Patagonia Hotel.
• Full board. 3 meals per day. Bar.
• Daily explorations in Torres del Paine National Park, with bilingual guides, equipment, horses, vehicles and food (groups no longer than 10 per guide).
• Transfer from the Hotel Explora Patagonia to the El Calafate.

Los Notros Hotel - El Calafate Perito Moreno
• Hotel services: American Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, and a la carte dinner at the hotel,
(non alcoholic beverages are included), Tea and Happy Hour.
• 2 Nights ccomodation includes the general use of the property and the entrances for Los Glaciares National Park.
• Transfer from the Hotel to the airport.

Ushuaia
• Transfer from the airport to the Hotel
• 01 Night in Las Hayas Hotel
• Trasnfer from the Hotel to the Port

The cruise M/V Mare Australis Ushuaia - Punta Arenas
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
• Free Bar.
• 3 Nights cruise M/V Mare Australis
• Daily land excursions as scheduled by the ships.
• Whisky and hot chocolate during the excursions.
• All activities inside the ship.
• Navigation through the legendary Strait of Magellan and Beagle Channel.
• Navigation through the glaciers and fjords of the Darwin Mountain Range.
• The areas declared by the United Nations as the most virgin ones in the world.
• Flora and Fauna of great beauty: native forests, sea lions, elephant seals, cormorans, exotic flowers, southern dolphins, etc.
• One of the largest penguin colonies in the southern hemisphere.
• The mythical Cape Horn.

Santiago
• Transfer from the airport to the Hotel
• 03 Nights in Carlton Ritz with breakfast
• Tour visiting Viña del Mar, Valaparaiso, Isla Negra
• City Tour Santiago
• Transfer from the Hotel to the airport

DAY 01 SANTIAGO
Transfer from the airport to the Hotel.
Overnight in Santiago Carlton Ritz Hotel.

DAY 02 SANTIAGO - CALAMA - SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA
Reception at the airport or hotel in Calama and transport to the hotel EXPLORA in San Pedro de Atacama. Depending on the arrival time the tourists would be able to make some of the excursions proposed in the menu of excursions.
Lodging, foods and bar are included in your programme.

DAY 03 SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA
San Pedro de Atacama Daily excursions are available in the menu of excursions of the Hotel.
MENU OF EXCURSIONS
Lodging, food and bar are included in your programme.

DAY 04 SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA
San Pedro de Atacama Daily excursions are available in the menu of excursions of the Hotel.
MENU OF EXCURSIONS
Lodging, food and bar are included in your programme.

DAY 05 SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA - CALAMA - SANTIAGO - PUERTO MONTT - PUERTO VARAS
Breakfast and transfer from the Explora Atacama Hotel to the airport.
Flight from Calama to Santiago and conected flight to Puerto Montt (Ticket are not included)
Tranfer from the Puerto Montt to Puerto Varas
Overnight in Cabañas del Lago

DAY 06 PUERTO VARAS
Breakfast. This full day excursion will show us the life of the nineteenth century German settlers on the western shore of Lake Llanquihue. W will visit Llanquihue and its industries, established by the first Europeans in the area. Frutillar will show us its old houses and gardens, the Museum of German Settlement, and will tell us about the lifestyle of the first Germans who came to the area. Finally, in Puerto Octay we will get to know something about its lake activities and its importance as a city for the arrival and departure of various goods. During the excursion we will have time for lunch and to taste wild boar meat, as well as delicious German dishes.
Overnight in Puerto Varas.

DAY 07 PUERTO VARAS - LAKES CROSSING - BARILOCHE
Breakfast.
08:30 am Departure from Puerto Varas. known as the "City of Roses" and bordering lake LLanquihue with a fantastic view of Osorno and Calbuco volcanoes. Visit to Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park which features Petrohué Falls.
10:30 am Arrival at Petrohué. Free time to stroll around.
11:00 am Departure to Peulla, sailing through Todos Los Santos Lake enjoying. an even more spectular view of Osorno volcano, Puntiagudo and Tronador Hills.
13:00 pm Arrival at Peulla, ecological town, paradise of nature lovers.
Optional lunch.
15:00pm Departure by bus to Puerto Frías, Chilean Customs Point, Cross the Andes Mountain range at approx. 976 meters above sea level and continue down the winding road that leads to Puerto Frías. Cruise on Lake Frías to Puerto Alegre.
16:30 pmArrival at Puerto Blest. Visit to Cántaros Falls. Optional lunch.
17:30 pm Departure from Puerto Blest on the last cruise to Puerto Pañuelo.
Upon arrival, board the bus that will take you on the last stretch to
Bariloche, Argentina, a city that beckons tourist all-year round with its wide variety of ski resorts, shops, hotels,restaurants and entertaining nightlife.
20:30 pm Arrival at Llao Llao Hotel.
Check into the Llao Llao Hotel and Resort, Golf-Spa, located in the northwest corner of the Argentine Patagonia, within the Nahuel Huapi National Park. Its mountain style blends in beautifully with the breathtaking landscape of snow-covered Andes, crystal blue lakes and pristine forests.
Overnight in Llao Llao Hotel.

DAY 08 BARILOCHE
Breakfast.
Day to sign up for some of the lake and ground tours the city offers; or enjoy the variety of recreational activities available at the hotel such as golf, tennis, paddle, bike rides, walks, health club, indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools.
Overnight in Llao Llao Hotel.

DAY 09 BARILOCHE
Breakfast. Free day to explore the city. You may go to Downtown Bariloche and visit the Civic Center - a national historic monument - and the chocolate, marmalade and pottery shop and factories in the area. On the “Circuito Chico” or “Circuito Grande” tours, you can see the city from different scenic view points and appreciate its captivating nature.
Overnight in Llao Llao Hotel.

DAY 10 BARILOCHE - VILLA LA ANGOSTURA - PUERTO MONTT - PUNTA ARENAS
Breakfast. Transfer from Bariloche to Villa la Angustura and a Chilean guide will meet you in the town
and transfer to the Puerto Montt Airport.
Flight from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas (Ticket are not included)
Transfer from the Punta Arenas airport to the Hotel
Overnight in Jose Nogueira Hotel in Punta Arenas.

DAY 11 PUNTA ARENAS - TORRES DEL PAINE
Breakfast. Departure to the Hotel Explora in Torres del Paine. The route covers the Patagonian steppe going through the City of Puerto Natales and other towns located along the way.
Arrival to the Hotel at the shores of the Pehoé Lake in the National Park Torres del Paine, with a spectacular view of the Paine Massif.
Depending on the arrival time the tourists would be able to make some of the excursions proposed in the menu of excursions.
Lodgings, restaurant and bar services are included in your programme.

DAY 12 TORRES DEL PAINE
Daily excursions are available in the menu of excursions of the Hotel.
MENU OF EXCURSIONS
Lodgings, restaurant and bar services are included in your programme.

DAY 13 TORRES DEL PAINE
Daily excursions are available in the menu of excursions of the Hotel.
MENU OF EXCURSIONS
Lodgings, restaurant and bar services are included in your programme.

DAY 14 TORRES DEL PAINE
Daily excursions are available in the menu of excursions of the Hotel.
MENU OF EXCURSIONS
Lodgings, restaurant and bar services are included in your programme.

DAY 15 TORRES DEL PAINE - EL CALAFATE
Breakfast. Early transfer from Torres del Paine to Calafate
Overnight in Los Notros Hotel

DAY 16 EL CALAFATE
Breakfast. Full day Excursion Perito Moreno Hotel.
Overnight in Los Notros Hotel.

DAY 17 EL CALAFATE - USHUAIA
Breakfast. Transfer from to the Hotel to the airport
Flight from El Calafate to Ushuaia
Overnight in las Hayas Hotel

DAY 18 WEDESDAY MARE AUSTRALIS CRUISE
Registration takes place between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM in the port of Ushuaia Board the M/N Mare Australis. Welcome cocktail and departure with destination to Punta Arenas through the Beagle Channel and other Patagonian channels.

DAY 19 THURSDAY CABO DE HORNOS NATIONAL PARK
Sail through the Beagle and Murray Channels to disembark in Cape Horn National Park. Stop in Wulaia Bay, ancient indigenous settlement.

DAY 20 FRIDAY MARE AUSTRALIS CRUISE PIA GLACIER – GARIBALDI GLACIER
Cruise along the main branch of the Beagle Channel to Pia Bay and stop at the Pia Glacier. Later on, the ship will continue on through the O'Brien and Ballenero Channels, Desolada Bay, Aguirre Passage and Cockburn Channel. Passengers will be able to see Pía Glacier from this point.

DAY 21 SATURDAY MAGDALENA ISLAND – PUNTA ARENAS - SANTIAGO
First thing in the morning we will disembark on Magdalena Island in the Straight of Magellan. After a walk to the Lighthouse, the M/N Mare Australis will dock in Punta Arenas, where passengers will be able to disembark beginning at 11:30 AM.
Flight from Punta Arenas to Santiago
Transfer from Santiago's airport to the Hotel
Overnight in Carlton Ritz Hotel

DAY 22  SUNDAY SANTIAGO
Breakfast. Morning departure for a full-day tour to the picturesque port of Valparaiso and Viña del Mar, a charming seaside resort. Visiting the Isla negra Museum of Pablo Neruda and return to Santiago. Overnight in Carlton Ritz Hotel

DAY 23 MONDAY - SANTIAGO
Breakfast. Santiago City Tour. We begin our excursion driving along the avenues of the downtown area across the beautiful Forest Park, the Bella Vista district, the art centre of Santiago and the San Cristobal Hill, a beautiful park located at the foot of the Andes range. A great variety of vegetation will be seen along the way until we get to the top of the hill, where the monument to the Virgin Inmaculada Concepción stands. From this place we get panoramic views of the city of Santiago.
Breakfast. Overnight in Carlton Ritz Hotel

DAY 24 TUESDAY - SANTIAGO - HOME
Breakfast. Transfer from the hotel to the airport.
End of our services.

VC 190 THE BEST OF CHILE ATACAMA AND PATAGONIA EXPLORA WITH AUSTRALIS CRUISE
Hotels (per person)US dolars 
SINGLE
DOBLE

CARLTON RITZ HOTEL - SANTIAGO
EXPLORA HOTEL ATACAMA - SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA
CABAÑAS DEL LAGO HOTEL - PUERTO VARAS
LLAO LLAO HOTEL BARILOCHE
JOSE NOGUEIRA - PUNTA ARENAS
EXPLORA PATAGONIA - TORRES DEL PAINE
LOS NOTROS - EL CALAFATE
LAS HAYAS - USHUAIA
MARE AUSTRALIS CRUISES - USHUAIA - PUNTA ARENAS

USD 12.986
USD 8.892
Program rates are
US dollars, per person

Rates in U.S. dollars are tax exempt according to decree D.L. 825 art. 12 for guests who are foreigners, not residents of Chile, and pay in U.S. dollars.
Tips are not included.
Rates valid until August 31st, 2008
Passengers who travel in the Ushuaia - Punta Arenas route must pay an emigration fee of Arg $30.- (US$10.- approx.), in accordance with Argentina´s decree 1025/05. This tax must be paid directly in Ushuaia at the moment of check in for the cruise.

This information replaces and voids all previous communications and is valid from January 2nd, 2007.
Visitchile Ltda. reserves the right to modify the cruise rates and departure date published without prior notice.


Accommodations type:

Carlton Ritz - Santiago - Standard rooms
San Pedro de Atacama - Explora Hotel - Standard room
Cabañas del Lago - Puerto Varas - Superior room
Llao Llao Hotel - Mountain view
Explora Patagonia - Torres del Paine - Salto Chico (view of Salto Chico)
Australis Cruises - Cabin A
Los Notros Hotel - El Calafate - Cascada room type
Las Hayas - Usuahia - Standard
Please contact directly to monica@visitchile.cl

Airlines Ticket from Santiago - Calama - Santiago - Puerto Montt - Punta Arenas // El calafate - Ushuaia // Punta Arenas - Santiago price per person with airport taxes included USD 955.-
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