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Northern Chile & Easter Island explored

11 days from $6,150pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

    Places visited:

  • Santiago
  • Calama
  • San Pedro de Atacama
  • Valparaiso
  • Easter Island
  • Experience city life in the capital, Santiago.

  • Explore the Atacama Desert, home to salt lakes, geysers, the Moon Valley and beautiful scenery.

  • Relax and explore the pretty town of Valparaiso.

  • Learn about the myths and legends of Easter Island.

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What our specialists say...

This trip focuses on many of the central and northern highlights of Chile, making it a great year round option. Start in the Atacama Desert which offers a mixture of outdoor activities and general relaxing, then travel to the pretty city of Valparaiso with its art scene, cafe culture and fascinating museums. The trip ends on the mysterious Easter Island where you will learn some of the myths and legends of this enchanting volcanic island.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Santiago
  • Calama
  • San Pedro de Atacama
  • Calama
  • Santiago
  • Valparaiso
  • Santiago
  • Easter Island
  • Santiago

Itinerary idea in detail

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Day 1 Santiago

Santiago

Morning arrival transfer to your hotel. Afternoon to relax or perhaps take a city tour. If you want to explore on your own, why not take a walk around trendy Lastarria, home to a burgeoning art scene.

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Day 2 San Pedro de Atacama

Santiago , Calama , San Pedro de Atacama

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight to Calama. Here you will be met by your guide who will transfer you to your accommodation in San Pedro de Atacama, in the heart of the Atacama desert, surrounded by stunning scenery.

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Day 3 San Pedro de Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama

Over the next few days your guide will help you choose from a range of excursion options in the Atacama Desert. Today could be spent visiting the famous Moon Valley, for stunning views of Licanacbur Volcano. Perhaps this evening you could take advantage of the clear skies and head off on a stargazing excursion.

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Day 4 San Pedro de Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama

For further exploration in the Atacama Desert, perhaps visit the stunning geysers at El Tatio, for an up close view of these impressive volcanic features. In the afternoon why not visit the Salar de Atacama and try and observe flamingos.

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Day 5 Valparaiso

San Pedro de Atacama , Calama , Santiago , Valparaiso

Your hotel will transfer you back to Calama airport this morning in time for your onward flight to Santiago. Here you will be met and driven by your private driver, through valleys of vines, to the quirky city of Valparaiso on the Pacific coast.

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Day 6 Valparaiso

Valparaiso

Enjoy a tour of Valparaiso with your private guide, ride on the funiculares that link the port to the hills, enjoy some fascinating local life and discover the home of one of Chile's two Nobel Prize winning poets, Pablo Neruda.

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Day 7 Easter Island

Valparaiso , Santiago , Easter Island

Travel back to Santiago with your private driver in time to fly to Easter Island. Upon arrival on this far flung outpost in the Pacific you will be met by your guide from your lodge who will escort you to your accommodation.

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Day 8 Easter Island

Easter Island

Over the next few days your guide will help you choose from a range of excursion options in Easter Island.

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Day 9 Easter Island

Easter Island

Further excursions on Easter Island.

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Day 10 Santiago

Easter Island , Santiago

Your lodge will take you back to the airport today in time for your flight to Santiago, where you have one more night.

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Day 11 Return home

Santiago

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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The specialist who designs your trip to Chile will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.

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