Relax in Chilean Desert with Gateways International Tailor-made Tours

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This 11-day journey will take you through the longest country in the world in style with luxurious accommodations and phenomenal excursions.

Relax in the Chilean Desert

(Photo: Atacama Salar de Tara)

ALL IN PRICE: $8,979 CAD

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Roundtrip international and domestic airfare from Toronto*
  • Welcome assistance upon arrival and departure at all airports
  • Private transfers and porterage between airport and hotel
  • 9 nights accommodation
    • 2 nights in Santiago at The Singular Santiago Lastarria, Lastarria Room ★★★★★
    • 3 nights in Puerto Bories at The Singular Patagonia, Singular Room ★★★★★
    • 3 nights in San Pedro de Atacama at Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa, Quitor Room ★★★★
    • 1 nights in Santiago at Holiday Inn Santiago Airport, Executive
  • Breakfast daily and other meals as indicated 
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Airport & departure taxes**

(Photo: Alto Atacama)

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Private city tour in Santiago
  • 4 Days discovering The Singular Experience in Patagonia
  • 4 Days exploring the Atacama Desert at Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa

HURRY, OFFER ENDS SEPTEMBER 30, 2019!

Pricing as indicated valid November 5, 2019, based on two passengers travelling together. Subject to availability at time of booking. 
Blackout periods apply. For alternative dates, inquire for pricing. Itineraries are fully customizable.
 **Airport and departure taxes are included, subject to change at any time. Optional tours and activities not included.  For terms and conditions, click here
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Itinerary

Day 1: Toronto - Santiago

Depart from Toronto to Santiago de Chile.

Day 2: Santiago

Arrival, welcome by our local representative and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy your day at leisure to explore the city of Santiago surrounded by the snow-capped Andes mountains. For dinner, we suggest visiting the neighbourhoods of Lastarria or the bohemian Bellavista
The Singular Santiago Lastarria, Lastarria Room ★★★★★

Day 3: Santiago

After breakfast, take a private city tour of Santiago featuring the Palacio de la Moneda, the nerve center of the Chilean government and a stunning example of neo-classical architecture. See the Plaza de Armas and the bustling Mercado Central. Ascend to the top of the city for dramatic panoramic views from the beautifully landscaped Cerro Santa Lucia. Feel free to spend the rest of your day exploring many of the city’s fine shops and museums.
The Singular Santiago Lastarria, Lastarria Room ★★★★★

Breakfast

Day 4: Santiago - Punta Arenas - Puerto Bories

Breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Punta Arenas. Arrival, welcome and transfer to Puerto Bories and check into The Singular Patagonia. Spend the next 4 days and 3 nights in the heart of the Chilean Patagonia with spectacular expeditions, gastronomy and spa. Enjoy dinner and overnight at hotel.
The Singular Patagonia, Singular Room ★★★★★

Breakfast, Dinner

(Photo: The Singular Patagonia)

Day 5: Puerto Bories

Choose from the many available activities accessible from the hotel which are included in your stay. Perhaps join an excursion to the protected Torres del Paine National Park, or choose to horseback ride along the mountain ranges. 
The Singular Patagonia, Singular Room ★★★★★

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Puerto Bories

A day at leisure to explore the region. Visit one of the private reserves exclusive to guests of The Singular Patagonia, for a unique Patagonian experience on an estancia or sail through a nearby fjord. Take a kayak excursion along the Río Golondrina, or relax at the wellness spa and enjoy one their signature treatments, not included. 
The Singular Patagonia, Singular Room ★★★★★

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Buerto Bories - Santiago

After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board your flight to Santiago.
Holiday Inn Santiago Airport, Executive Room

Breakfast

Day 8: Santiago - San Pedro de Atacama

Begin your day with a flight to the northern Chilean city of Calama. From Calama, drive to the charming adobe desert village of San Pedro de Atacama. Check into the luxurious Alto Atacama Desert Lodge and Spa for the next 3 nights, the perfect base for exploring the desert. In the afternoon, we suggest you rest and adjust to the high altitude (8,000 feet above sea level). Be sure to enjoy an evening drink while watching the sunset. 
Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa, Quitor Room ★★★★

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9: San Pedro de Atacama

Today, choose from the many included excursions available through the hotel. Perhaps visit the Tatio Geyers to enjoy an easy walk along the geothermal field to observe fumaroles, springs and local fauna. Trek into the desert for panoramic views of Bolivian lagoons and volcanoes of the Andes Mountain range. Experience the clarity of Atacama evening skies with the naked eye or make use of the hotel’s telescopes to explore our galaxy. 
Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa, Quitor Room ★★★★

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Photo: Torres Del Paine)

Day 10: San Pedro de Atacama

Once again, you have a day at leisure to take one of many excursions through the hotel. Take a tour to see the petroglyphs in the Hierbas Buenas area that reflect the constant movement of ancient shepherds; see rock formations called Pakana Monks or take a tour to the Pujsa or Aguas Calientes Salt Flats. For a more relaxing day, stop at a local market for handicrafts and souvenirs or recharge your body and mind at the spa. 
Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa, Quitor Room ★★★★

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: San Pedro de Atacama - Santiago - Toronto

Breakfast at your hotel, followed by transfer to the airport for your flight to Santiago and your connecting home bound flight. 

Breakfast

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