If you’ve been to the Alaskan wilderness in the Summer, you will even love the adventure to the Patagonia and Eastern Island. And there is no better way to see the Patagonia and Eastern Island than in a small group settings organized by Alexander and Roberts.
Small Group Discoveries
- Personalize your stay on Easter Island with our choice of handpicked resorts… Then join expert guides to explore the wonder and mysteries of the Island’s colossal stone figures.
- Experience the unique culture of this isolated island deep in the Pacific.
- Explore Santiago and tour the enchanting hideaway of poet Pablo Neruda.
- Tailor your exploration of Patagonia’s landscapes with a choice of naturalist guided expeditions.
- Journey into Chile’s celebrated Wine Country for a tour of the historic Santa Rita vineyard
- Includes 1 UNESCO World Heritage site.
Day 1 – Easter Island, Chile
On arrival, you’ll be escorted to the Hangaroa Eco Village & Spa. This afternoon, join our guide to tour the unusual archaeological site of Orongo. Set on the edge of a crater high above the sea, you’ll discover the ancient stone dwellings of what was once an important ceremonial village. This evening finds you at one of the island’s most captivating sites where five moai stand silhouetted against the crimson sky. It’s the perfect place for a champagne toast. Meals D
Day 2 – Exploring Easter Island
Explore Rapa Nui National Park c as our expert guide illuminates the history of the people who settled here 1,000 years ago and built the moai – the enormous stone figures scattered across the windswept vistas. Among the sites you’ll visit are the ancient quarry where the moai were carved, Ahu Tongariki with its 15 huge figures, and the historically important site of Ahu Akahanga where you’ll find 4 fallen moai. Meals B+L+D
Day 3 – Onward to Santiago
Fly to Santiago where you’ll be escorted to Le Reve, our lovely city-center boutique hotel. Meals B
Day 4 – Chile’s Wine Country
Journey into the famed Casablanca Valley for a tour of the Veramonte Winery. Sample fine organic wines including Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot and Primus – their proprietary blend of Carmenère and Cabernet Sauvignon. Learn how this award-winning vineyard is leading Chile’s organic wine industry and sit down to lunch here on the estate. Back in the city, the evening is yours to enjoy and dine where you wish. Meals B+L
Day 5 – Onward to Patagonia
Fly to Punta Arenas and embark on a scenic overland journey to the all-inclusive Patagonia Camp, set on Lake Toro facing the granite peaks of the Paine Massif. Your stay here includes a choice of expeditions. Depending on your interests and physical condition, you can choose from these full and half-day guided excursions that include gentle hikes, invigorating treks, kayaking, and fishing. Horseback riding, boating on Lago Grey and Zodiac expeditions to the Serrano Glacier can also be arranged. Meals B+D
Day 6 – Adventures in Patagonia
Enjoy your first of three full days exploring Patagonia’s soaring landscapes and pristine waterways with our Camp’s expert guides and naturalists. You might venture deep within Torres del Paine National Park or join an exclusive activity closer to Camp. Each evening, the Camp’s staff will present the excursions to be offered the next day. They’re led by our Camp’s superb naturalists, so you’ll learn much about Patagonia’s geology, flora and fauna. At the end of each day, you might relax at the bar with a Pisco Sour or a glass of fine Chilean wine. Or you might just retreat to your private terrace to enjoy the breathtaking views over mountain and lake. Meals B+L+D
Day 7 – Another day in Patagonia
Delight in another day exploring the region’s soaring landscapes and pristine waterways. Accompanied by our Camp’s naturalists, you’ll learn much about Patagonia’s geology, flora and fauna. Back at Camp, you can relax with fellow guests at the bar – perhaps sipping a traditional Pisco Sour or enjoying a glass of fine Chilean wine. As before, our Camp’s naturalist team will describe the expeditions that will be offered tomorrow. Meals B+L+D
Day 8 – A final day in Patagonia
Arise once again to the breathtaking natural scenery that surrounds our Camp. Breathe in the pristine air and sit down to a hearty breakfast. Then embark on the naturalist guided expedition that you’ve chosen for your last day in Patagonia – perhaps an easy hike or a more challenging full-day trek deeper into these remote landscapes. End your day on a high-note, admiring the lake and mountain views from your private terrace. Then join your fellow Camp guests for another congenial dinner in the restaurant. Meals B+L+D
Day 9 – To Punta Arenas + Santiago
Return to Punta Arenas for your flight to Santiago. Transfer again to Le Reve. Meals B
Day 10 – Santiago + Departure
After breakfast and check-out, you’ll discover the highlights of the capital from La Moneda Palace and Plaza de Armas to the Cathedral and City Hall. Join residents shopping at the Mercado Central, delight in the city’s loveliest districts and visit La Chascona, the former home of South America’s greatest poet, Pablo Neruda. Ascend San Cristobal Hill to take in the views and then continue to the airport for your flight. Meals B
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