Patagonia: Journey to the End of the World with Easter Island (SFQ)

18 days from Santiago to Buenos Aires

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Whereas most fairytales conclude with “The End,” that is exactly where this one begins. In this vast kingdom of jagged peaks, massive fjords, and imposing glaciers stretching across the southernmost tips of Argentina and Chile, you are the sovereign of this dramatic domain affectionately referred to as the “end of the world.” Surrounded by the granite pillars of Torres Del Paine National Park, standing tall before the advancing Perito Moreno Glacier, and cruising through the majestic scenery of the Beagle Channel, you will reign before glorious vistas, bask in triumphant scenery, and even prevail over a colony of Magellan penguins on this tour of pristine Patagonia. As no ordinary toast will do for such a colossal experience, you’ll rejoin civilization in Buenos Aires to raise your glass to the ornate teatros, the charming tea rooms, and of course, the steamy tango.

Leave no stone uncovered on the hunt for archeological treasures on the world’s most isolated inhabited island. Home to the world’s largest open-air museum and nearly 1,000 mysterious Moai statues, Chile’s Easter Island is an intriguing extension to your South America vacation.

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 DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Breakfast daily, 8 lunches, 5 dinners

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description.

Day 1

ARRIVE IN SANTIAGO, CHILE. Welcome to Santiago! Meet your Monograms representative at your hotel.

Day 2

SANTIAGO–EASTER ISLAND. SANTIAGO Fly to Easter Island.
EASTER ISLAND Transfer to your hotel.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3

EASTER ISLAND. EASTER ISLAND Private guided sightseeing including Ahu Vaihu, where eight large moai lie in ruins, and the ancient burial site of Ahu Akahanga. Next, visit the quarry of Rano Raraku where 394 statues are found in various stages of completion. In the afternoon, visit Ahu Tongariki with 15 beautifully restored moai, and at Ahu Te Pito Kura, see the largest moai ever transported and erected. Last stop is Anakena Beach where King Hotu Matu’a first landed on Rapa Nui.
Breakfast Breakfast Lunch Lunch

Day 4

EASTER ISLAND. EASTER ISLAND This morning, your private tour visits the Rano Kau Volcano, with a caldera that contains one of the island’s freshwater lakes. At the nearby ceremonial village of Orongo, see the restored houses and remains of an ancient Ahu. Head to Ana Kai Tagata, an ancient cave with wall paintings on the rock. This afternoon, visit Ahu Akivi, with seven restored moais in the middle of the island. According to legend, the statues represent the seven scouts sent to Easter Island by King Hotu Matu’a. Finally, visit the Puna Pau topknot quarry with its red scoria stone, where the Pukaos on top of the moai were made.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 5

EASTER ISLAND–SANTIAGO. EASTER ISLAND Fly to Santiago.
SANTIAGO Free time this evening.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 6

SANTIAGO. SANTIAGO Free time this morning. This afternoon, meet your Tour Director.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 7

SANTIAGO. SANTIAGO Guided sightseeing includes the Government Palace, Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, and Santa Lucia Hill. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit La Vega Central Market to learn about traditional Chilean food. Enjoy a terremoto cocktail (meaning ‘earthquake’ and made of Chilean wine, liqueur, and sorbet) at a local pub. Visit Cerro San Cristobal for stunning views of Santiago and the Andes.
Breakfast Breakfast Lunch Lunch

Day 8

SANTIAGO–PUNTA ARENAS–PUERTO NATALES. SANTIAGO Fly to Punta Arenas on the Strait of Magellan in Chile’s Patagonia.
PUNTA ARENAS Scenic drive through the Patagonian steppe to Puerto Natales.
PUERTO NATALES Dinner at your hotel this evening.
Breakfast Breakfast Lunch Lunch Dinner Dinner

Day 9

PUERTO NATALES–TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK. PUERTO NATALES Visit Milódon Cave, site of 14,000-year-old prehistoric fossils, including saber-toothed tigers and a gigantic sloth weighing over a ton.
TORRES DEL PAINE Scenic drive past spectacular waterfalls, icebergs, mountains, rivers, and lakes in Torres del Paine (a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve). Guided sightseeing includes visits to Los Cuernos, Lago Pehoe, Salto Grande, Lago Grey, and Grey Glacier. Enjoy an organic cocktail demonstration and lesson with fresh ingredients from the garden at your hotel. Dinner at your hotel this evening.
Breakfast Breakfast Lunch Lunch Dinner Dinner

Day 10

TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK. TORRES DEL PAINE Full day of guided sightseeing includes Los Cuernos (the park’s iconic granite peaks) and Salto Grande Waterfall. Guided sightseeing tour of Laguna Azul in search of the park’s wildlife, including guanacos and condors. Visit Cascada Paine waterfall surrounded by rugged vistas.
Breakfast Breakfast Lunch Lunch Dinner Dinner

Day 11

TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK–EL CALAFATE, ARGENTINA. TORRES DEL PAINE Scenic guided walk to Laguna Ines in search of birds and other wildlife. Drive to El Calafate, a lovely village on the southern shores of Lake Argentino.
Breakfast Breakfast Lunch Lunch

Day 12

EL CALAFATE. GLACIER CRUISE & ESTANCIA CRISTINA. EL CALAFATE Cruise on Lago Argentino includes up-close views of icebergs and 35-mile-long Upsala Glacier, one of the longest in South America. Disembark and visit historic Estancia Cristina (Cristina Ranch), including a 4-wheel-drive tour or a short hike.
Breakfast Breakfast Lunch Lunch

Day 13

EL CALAFATE. EXCURSION TO PERITO MORENO GLACIER. EL CALAFATE Guided sightseeing of Perito Moreno Glacier (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) in Los Glaciares National Park. A walking tour along the catwalks includes breathtaking glacier views and the possibility of ice calve into the surrounding sea.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 14

EL CALAFATE–USHUAIA. EL CALAFATE Fly to Ushuaia, Argentina.
USHUAIA [LF] Scenic cruise across the Beagle Channel to watch for sea lions, albatrosses, skuas, and other Patagonian fauna. Visit Martillo Island for a chance to see a colony of Magellan penguins.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 15

USHUAIA. TIERRA DEL FUEGO NATIONAL PARK EXCURSION. TIERRA DEL FUEGO NATIONAL PARK Guided Sightseeing with a Naturalist in the southernmost national park in the world includes Bahia Lapataia, Lago Roca, and Bahia Ensenada.
Breakfast Breakfast Lunch Lunch

Day 16

USHUAIA–BUENOS AIRES. USHUAIA Fly to Buenos Aires.
BUENOS AIRES [LF] Argentinean dinner party with local specialties and wine.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

Day 17

BUENOS AIRES. BUENOS AIRES Guided Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes Plaza de Mayo to see La Casa Rosada (the President’s Pink House) and visit the Metropolitan Cathedral. See Teatro Colón Opera House and visit Recoleta Cemetery, burial site of Eva Perón. Other stops include La Boca and San Telmo. Take a [LF] Tango lesson at a famous Tango Club with professional instructors. Farewell Argentine steak dinner, followed by a Tango show.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

Day 18

BUENOS AIRES. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Breakfast Breakfast

 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

FERNANDO BORDALLO

Escorting tours for more than 20 years

"Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, I speak English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese. I became a Tour Director in 1986, and I love my work. It's so great to see guests engage with the diversity of South American countries -their traditions and contrasts. I love sharing the history of these countries, watching the group interact during the trip, and knowing I play a fundamental role in the success of the trip."

Tour Director - FERNANDO BORDALLO

 Accommodations

BUENOS AIRES

HILTON BUENOS AIRES

Hotel as shown or similar
Deluxe
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

EASTER ISLAND

HOTEL TAHA TAI

Hotel as shown or similar
Moderate First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

EL CALAFATE

KOSTEN AIKE

Hotel as shown or similar
Moderate Deluxe
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

PUERTO NATALES/PATAGONIA

REMOTA

Hotel as shown or similar
Superior First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

SANTIAGO

HYATT CENTRIC LAS CONDES SANTIAGO

Hotel as shown or similar
Deluxe
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

TORRES DEL PAINE/PATAGONIA

HOTEL LAS TORRES

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Superior First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

USHUAIA

CILENE DEL FARO

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

 Optional Excursions

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