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Chilli & Easter Island Tours


Tour Itinerary

Day 1: UK to Santiago

Depart London on your scheduled, overnight flight to Santiago.

Day 2: UK to Santiago

On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

  • Dinner

Day 3: Santiago

Set against a spectacular backdrop of snow-covered Andean peaks, this morning’s tour of Santiago includes the city’s historic heart, visiting beautiful baroque buildings and the provincial Santa Lucia Hill where Spanish conquistadors founded the city in the 16th century.

  • Breakfast

Day 4: Santiago and Colchagua Valley

Journeying south to Colchagua valley, discover where some of the country’s very best red wines are produced. Located in one of the New World’s finest wine regions, enjoy some samples of award winning cabernet sauvignons and wonderfully rounded merlots.

  • Breakfast & Lunch

Day 5: Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama

Fly to Calama in the Atacama Desert, the driest place on earth. The resulting eerie landscapes are beautiful beyond belief, boasting unworldly vistas and huge, clear night skies. Transfer to the oasis town of San Pedro and late afternoon climb the sand dunes of the Moon Valley to watch a mesmerising sunset.

  • Breakfast

Day 6: San Pedro de Atacama

This morning travel to the incredible Salar de Atacama, Chile’s largest salt flat. Cross the crunchy crystalline edge of this immense basin to the Chaxa Lagoon, where dozens of flamingos forage in the mineral rich waters. Next, the nearby Miscanti and Menique Lagoons, with their intense blue-coloured waters, provide incredible views over the unique landscape. Return to San Pedro for the rest of the day at leisure.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: San Pedro de Atacama

Rise before dawn to reach the dramatic Tatio Geysers and witness the gurgling craters forcing columns of white steam high into the skies above. Arriving back in San Pedro, the rest of the afternoon will be at leisure.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8: San Pedro de Atacama to Santiago

This morning transfer to Calama airport for your flight to Santiago. On arrival you will be met and taken to your hotel to spend the evening.

  • Breakfast

Day 9: Santiago to Easter Island

Departing mainland Chile, fly to Easter Island, a tiny island formed from volcanic rock in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Known as Rapa Nui to its native Polynesian settlers, the UNESCO World Heritage Site is the most remote inhabited island in the world.

  • Breakfast

Day 10: Easter Island

Today visit Ahu Tongariki, the island’s largest Ahu (shrine) with 15 imposing moai statues that have become synonymous with Easter Island itself. The meaning and creation surrounding these sublime works of art have sparked lively debate for centuries. The tour concludes at the beautiful beach of Anakena where you can take a refreshing swim in the Pacific Ocean’s warm waters.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11: Easter Island

Ascend the extinct Rano Kau volcano to the Orongo ceremonial village to discover where indigenous kings were once chosen following a gruelling competition. This afternoon, venture out to explore some more shrines and archaeological sites including Hanga Poukhura where toppled moai reveal tales of ancient battles.

  • Breakfast & Lunch

Day 12: Easter Island

Today has been left as a day of leisure.

  • Breakfast

Day 13: Easter Island to Santiago

Return to Santiago by flight and transfer to your hotel.

  • Breakfast

Day 14: Santiago to the UK

This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to the UK.

  • BreakfastYour Meals
  • IncludedBreakfast will always be served at your accommodation each morning during the tour.
  • IncludedLunch and Dinner, where included, will be served in local restaurants or at your accommodation
    Price from £2995pp