12 Day Classic Argentina & Chile with Easter Island - Thursday Departure

12 Day Classic Argentina & Chile with Easter Island - Thursday Departure


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Argentina , Chile

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Thursday - Depart for Argentina
Depart for Argentina

DAY 2, Friday - Arrive in Buenos Aires
Arrive in cosmopolitan Buenos Aires; transfer to your hotel. The city's beauty is apparent as you drive through this 19th century "Paris of South America" with its elegant architecture, wide tree-shaded boulevards, striking monuments and sprawling parks. The rest of the day is yours to get acquainted with this city that has a distinct European flavor
Overnight: Buenos Aires

DAY 3, Saturday - Buenos Aires City Tour
Discover the city's highlights this morning on a tour that includes the Plaza de Mayo, Metropolitan Cathedral and Casa Rosada (government palace); see the balcony where Eva and Juan Peron made their speeches. Then, to the colorful La Boca neighborhood, a working class barrio, and the old quarters of San Telmo and Caminito, a mix of colonial style homes, narrow lanes, artists' lofts and very trendy cafes. Drive to the Recoleta Cemetery, final resting place of many of the wealthiest and most important Argentine historical figures. The grounds here cover more than four city blocks, filled with tombs adorned by works of local and international sculptors, and more than 6,400 mausoleums including the tomb of Eva "Evita" Peron, always heaped with flowers and letters from adoring fans. Spend the rest of the afternoon exploring some of Buenos Aires neighborhoods and fabulous collection of shops before this evening's tango lesson with professional Argentine Tango dancers. Tonight is at leisure, or, participate in the optional Argentine Dinner and Tango Show
Optional: Buenos Aires Dinner & Tango Show (PM)
Overnight: Buenos Aires
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Sunday – Full Day in Buenos Aires
Today is at leisure to revisit some of your favorite places in the city. Shop for leatherwear and designer clothes, or, join the optional fun-filled Gaucho Party at the Santa Susana Ranch. Get ready for a rustic experience at a typical Argentine ranch (estancia), dedicated to agriculture and the breeding of cattle and horses. After a tour of the grounds, enjoy a typical barbecue lunch, followed by a folklore show with live music and dancing. Return to the hotel with time to prepare for this evening's "Farewell to Argentina" Dinner with your group at a delightful restaurant
Optional: Full Day Gaucho Party
Overnight: Buenos Aires
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Monday - Fly to Santiago
This morning, depart Buenos Aires by flight to Santiago, the energetic capital of Chile. The remainder of the day is free for independent pursuits in this city that blends the old with the new
Overnight: Santiago
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Tuesday - Santiago City Tour
This morning's city tour takes you through the colonial neighborhoods of the city that contrast with the modern financial center, known as Sanhattan. Pass by beautiful residences that are part of the Barrio Universitario (University Area). In the historical center visit the lively Plaza de Armas, with its fountains, sculpture and intriguing people-watching opportunities. The tour continues with a drive along the green Parque Forestal with its stunning Fine Arts museum. Continue crossing the bohemian neighborhood of Bellavista and climbing up San Cristóbal Hill to a viewpoint, for a magnificent panoramic view of the city with its backdrop of the towering Andes Mountains. This afternoon, join the optional excursion to the Undurraga Winery in the Maipo Valley, one of Chile's most important wine producing areas. Taste some of Chile's world-famous wines during the tour before returning to Santiago
Optional: Half Day Undurraga Winery Tour & Tasting (PM)
Overnight: Santiago
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Wednesday - Full Day in Santiago
On your last day in Santiago, time for independent pursuits. Alternatively, participate in the optional tour to the Pacific Coast to visit the picturesque port of Valparaiso, and Vina del Mar known as the Garden City for its pretty parks and flower-lined streets. On the return to Santiago, stop at some of the most beautiful beaches in the area. Tonight, it's an evening to share wonderful memories during a Chilean dinner at a local restaurant
Optional: Full Day Valparaiso & Vina Del Mar
Overnight: Santiago
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Thursday - Fly to Easter Island
Depart Santiago this morning for your flight to Easter Island. Considered one of the most remote destinations in the world, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is notably acclaimed for its brilliant archaeological sites and its enigmatic stone structures. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and enjoy a Welcome Cocktail
Overnight: Easter Island
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Friday - Full Day Moai with Lunch
Drive to the south coast and visit examples of original platforms, Ahu Vaihu in the bay of Hanga Te’e and Akahanga, where supposedly the famous king Hotu Matua is buried. Proceed to Rano Raraku, one of the most important sites visited. This is the quarry of almost 900 stone statues, 397 of them still lying or standing at the slopes of the extinct volcano with Crater Lake. Then, tour Ahu Tongariki, the most recent and biggest restoration site on the island, with 15 re-erected statues standing on an almost 200 meter long platform. Drive to the east coast and visit original Ahu Te Pito Kura and the “Navel of the World”. Your last sightseeing of the day and maybe the most important, is the beautiful beach of Anakena with its restored Ahu Nau Nau and Ature Huke. There, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the warm Pacific Ocean. An interesting day winds down as you will be escorted back to the hotel
Overnight: Easter Island
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 10, Saturday - Ahu Akivi & Orongo Ceremonial Village
Start the day with a drive to the extinct volcano Rano Kau appreciating the view over the whole island and its distinct geological features. Once you reach the top of the volcano enjoy a simply breathtaking view of Crater Lake. Then, continue to the ceremonial village of Orongo, where the birdman competition took place, and see the spectacular petroglyphs related to this culture and the three islands, situated opposite the coast. Afterward, drive down to Ahu Vinapu and the Ana Kai Tangata cave with its indigenous paintings. Proceed to restored Ahu Akivi with 7 Moais, built in the middle of the island. According to legend, these statues are representing the 7 explorers who were sent to Rapa Nui by king Hotu Matua. Then, visit the topknot quarry Puna Pau with its red scoria stone, where all the Pukaos were made. Tour the ceremonial site of Tahai with 3 Ahus and restored statues, remains of boathouses and a boat ramp. Here, you will see the only statue with eyes before returning to the hotel
Overnight: Easter Island
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 11, Sunday - Fly to Santiago
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Santiago. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure, perhaps revisit some of your favorite sites and relish the lively Santiago nightlife
Overnight: Santiago
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12, Monday - Depart Chile
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Inclusions

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Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights Miami-Buenos Aires, Santiago-Miami
    Some departure dates may be offered from an alternate nearby airport. Check flight itinerary options when booking
  • Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • All intra-flights: Buenos Aires-Santiago, Santiago-Easter Island & Easter Island-Santiago
  • 10 nights accommodations
  • 3 nights Buenos Aires
  • 4 nights Santiago
  • 3 nights Easter Island
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 13 Meals: 10 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager (Days 2-7)
  • Services of English-speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Special Features

  • At Recoleta Cemetery, see the final resting place of Eva "Evita" Peron
  • Tango lesson with professional Argentine tango dancers
  • Tour Santiago, the energetic capital city of Chile
  • View the Moai Statues on Easter Island
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    *Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers, but does include flights Buenos Aires-Santiago, Santiago-Easter Island & Easter Island-Santiago.
    Passport information must be submitted to us Travel at least 60 days prior to departure.


    Accommodation Details:
    Triples at the NH Collection Plaza in Santiago will be accommodated in a twin and single room.

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    Panamericano Buenos Aires
    This deluxe hotel is located in central downtown Buenos Aires, nearby the historic Obelisk.

    NH Collection Plaza Santiago
    This superior first class hotel is surrounded by fine restaurants and fascinating nightlife.

    Hotel Taha Tai
    This tourist class hotel is located by the coast in Hanga Roa.

    NH Collection Plaza Santiago
    This superior first class hotel is surrounded by fine restaurants and fascinating nightlife.

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