Project Chile - Easter Island

Price:         £2,875 / $3,595 per person (Single Supplement £625 / $775)

Duration:    8 Days from 27 September 2024

Highlights:  Santiago, Annular Eclipse (Easter Island), Easter Island sightseeing

Includes:    See below Day 8 of itinerary for full details of all inclusions

Moai Easter Island, Chile
Rano Kau, Easter Island, Chile

Day 6 - Eclipse Day


Orongo, Easter Island Today we will take you to our chosen spot to observe the eclipse. The sun will be high in the sky at the time of the eclipse.




Day 2 - Enjoy Santiago with optional excursions available


Central Market, Santiago Chile The city’s diversity shines through in Santiago's many contrasting neighbourhoods. Set out to explore the city streets and you’ll discover beautiful and original art galleries, designer shops and handicraft markets, as well as a great selection of restaurants, bars and cafes. Visit downtown Santiago to get a real feel for the city. Learn more about the country in its many fine museums, or wander around the famous Central Market – a gourmet’s delight.




Day 1 (27 September 2024) - Arrival into Santiago


Santiago Chile Arrive in Santiago, your base for the next two nights. Santiago, Chile’s capital and largest city, sits in a valley surrounded by the snow-capped Andes and the Chilean Coast Range. Santiago is a wonderful place for strolling, and each neighbourhood has its unique flavour and tone. Head out for the day to take in the museums, grand architecture and pedestrian malls of the Centro, before spending an afternoon in one of the gorgeous hillside parks that punctuate the city's landscape.




WHAT'S INCLUDED IN MY TOUR?


Tour Price £2,875 / $3,595 per person* *Please note these costings are based on June 2021 prices and are subject to change. Tours are costed on a USD rate of 1.25.

  • The price is for the tour from hotel check-in on Day 1 to your hotel check-out on Day 8.
  • Bed and breakfast accommodation is provided in hotels throughout the tour and all transfers, transportation, flights and local excursions as outlined in the itinerary (if applicable) are included. Other meals are not included and some excursions are offered on an optional basis closer to the tour departure date (the word 'optional' is used to describe these).
  • Accommodation is provided in twin or double bed hotel rooms with a private bathroom. We are usually able to arrange shared accommodation with a person of the same gender - this is known as 'twin share' accommodation.
  • A limited number of rooms for sole occupancy are available at a single room supplement of £625 / $775.
  • Flight packages from London and the US will be offered by our flight partner approximately 11 months in advance of the tour departure (when all fares and schedules are available) or you can arrange your own International flights if you prefer.
  • Current return air fares from London to Santiago (return) are between about £860 and £1500 and from the US about $750 to $1850 (depending on the departure point within the US).
  • Airport transfers and assistance are included on arrival and departure days if you take advantage of the International flight package offered by our flight partner. If you choose to arrange your own International flights then the meet point is the hotel on Day 1 and the tour ends at the hotel on the final day.
  • You will find further details about what to expect on the Project Argentina/Chile FAQ page here.
  • Here are links to the extensions available for this tour - just click on each extension - PRE TOUR Patagonia , POST TOUR Observatories , POST TOUR Atacama




Day 8 (04 October 2024) - Join your return flight or perhaps extend your stay


Plane on runway Today is the last day of the tour. Join your return flight unless you have chosen to extend your stay .




Day 7 - Today join your return flight to Santiago for the last night of the tour


Central Market, Santiago Chile Join your return flight to Santiago and enjoy your last evening in Santiago. A final chance to take in the snow-capped peaks of the Andes, enjoy a few more punchy pisco sour cocktails, and view the towering, modern high rises and bustling markets.




Day 3 - Today fly to Easter Island


Easter Island Moai Chile Today fly to Easter Island, our base for the next four nights. Easter Island, a Chilean territory, is a remote volcanic island in Polynesia famed for archaeological sites, including nearly 900 monumental statues called moai, created by inhabitants during the 13th–16th centuries.




Days 4 and 5 - Enjoy sightseeing on Easter Island with optional stargazing available


Ahu Tongariki  Easter Island, Chile Enjoy the next few days sightseeing on Easter Island including some of the most famous sites - Ahu Akahanga, Rano Raraku, Ahu Tongariki, Ahu Te Pito Kura y Anakena, Rano Kau y Orongo Ana te Pahu, Aku Akivi and Puna Pau quarry. Optional stargazing will be available on one of the evenings.