Historic & Scenic Explorations of Chile
09 Days / 08 Nights
Puerto Varas – Puerto Montt – Petrohue Falls – Llanquihui Lake – Easter Island

Discover the beauty of the Lake District with your private guide, before heading for the remote Easter Island and exploring volcanoes and mysteries of a past people. Chile will quickly become one of the best destinations you’ve ever visited. Let Kuoda show you just how enchanting a personalized Chile tour can be.

DESTINATIONS
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Explore the past of the capital Santiago with your private guide.
  • Walk volcanic trails to beautiful lakes in Puerto Varas.
  • Enjoy the German influences on life in Frutillar
  • Explore an ancient civilization on Easter Island.
  • Relax in specially selected accommodations according to your desires.

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    ITINERARY
    Welcome to Chile / Transfer to Puerto Varas

    Upon arrival in Puerto Montt, the lakeside gateway to Chilean Patagonia, you’ll travel by land to Puerto Varas, which is just 30 minutes away. This beautiful town, better known as the “City of Roses”, is the gateway city to the Chilean Lake District, and faces the great Osorno Volcano.

    Puerto Varas Chile
    Osorno Volcano / Petrohúe Falls

    Start the day with a pick-up at your hotel in Puerto Varas and begin your route to the town of Ensenada, visiting the enchanting Laguna Verde, at the foot of Osorno Volcano within Vicente Perez Rosales National Park. From Ensenada, your ascent to the Osorno Volcano Ski Center will begin.

    Take a moment to enjoy the amazing views; then, it’s time to hike in the Vicente Rosales National Park, the oldest National Park in Chile, which is known for its hot springs and Todos los Santos Lake, one of the most crystalline lakes of southern Chile.

    You’ll reach the Petrohúe Falls, an obligatory stop if you’re in Vicente Rosales National Park.

    Osorno Volcano - Petrohúe Falls
    Llanquihue, Frutillar & Puerto Octay

    Today we head first to Llanquihue city, famous for its sausages, before continuing to Frutillar, a beautiful village that recalls the old Bavaria, from where the first settlers in this area came.

    Walk around its beautiful old houses of German style, admiring the gardens and incomparable views of the Osorno and Puntiagudo volcanoes. The German Colonial Museum portrays the life of the settlers, and at the lakeshore, you can see the Teatro del Lago (Lake Theatre) which each year sin Summer presents the famous Frutillar Musical Week, featuring classic music from Chile and abroad.

     

    From here we go to Puerto Octay by the north shore of the lake, taking in the German influence of the agricultural products for Osorno city.

    Frutillar Llanquihue Chile
    Flight back to the capital

    At the appropriate time, you will be picked up and return to Puerto Montt Airport for your flight to Santiago de Chile.

    Puerto Montt Chile
    Flight from Santiago to Easter Island

    This morning return to the airport for your flight to Easter Island!

    Upon arrival, you will be taken to the hotel and have the rest of the day to relax and enjoy the first glances of this beautiful Island. You can stroll through the city, try a delicious fruit juice and maybe look out for some amazing souveniers. Take it easy and settle into your surroundings.

    Vaihu, Akahanga, Rano Raraku Volcano & Ahu Tongariki

    In the morning, we will collect you to go to the southern coast of the island, the archaeological un-restored site of Vaihu.

    After visiting the archaeological site of Akahanga, where the famous king Hotu Matua is supposedly buried, we arrive at Volcano Rano Raraku – almost all the Moai were carved in its quarries. We can reach the crater and observe many Moai still lying unfinished.

    We continue towards Ahu Tongariki where 15 Moai stand aligned, and finally to Te Pito Kura where we can admire a huge Moai, the highest ever lifted on an Ahu.

    We will have time at the beautiful beach of Anakena, with golden sand and numerous palm trees, before returning to your hotel.

    Rano Raraku Volcano Easter island
    Rano Kau, Orongo, Vinapu & Ana Kai Tangata

    Today we head to the volcano Rano Kau, where from the top we have a wonderful view of the sea, crater, and town of Hanga Roa. We will visit the ceremonial site and village of Orongo with 53 houses of unique design. Numerous petroglyphs can also be observed here.

    Arriving to the site of Vinapu, we find stones that look like the ruins of Machu Pichu, before continuing to the cave Ana Kai Tangata and its impressive cave paintings.

    Return to your hotel with free time for lunch and then continued personal exploration.

    Easter island Chile
    Ahu Tongariki / Flight Easter Island to Santiago

    Depending on the time of the year we will leave the hotel around 1.5 hours before sunrise, to drive to Ahu Tongariki and enjoy from behind the restored Moais at the Bay of Hanga Nui, making a wonderful opportunity to take some incredible pictures as the sun arrives.

    After this amazing start to the day in Tongariki, we return to the hotel to have your breakfast.

    You will have some free time to explore the island until it’s time to head to the airport for your flight back to Santiago!

    Easter island sunset
    Flight to Santiago / Return home

    At the appropriate time, we will bring you to the airport for your journey home. Your host will help you to check in to your flight and wish you buen viaje!

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    INCLUDED
    • Personalized itinerary planning
    • A Kuoda host to assist you in every location
    • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
    • Daily activities and excursions as indicated in the itinerary
    NOT INCLUDED
    • International flights to and from your home country
    • Travel insurance
    • Meals not specified
    • All gratuities
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