Day 1: Santiago, Chile
Arrive in Santiago, full of colonial charm, rich history, unique architecture, and unforgettable views of the snow-capped Andes Mountains. Enjoy a Santiago city tour, taking in traditional colonial plazas juxtaposed with contemporary architecture.
Day 2: Santiago
Indulge your senses with a full-day wine tour combining vineyards, wine tasting, and gourmet food with local Chilean culture and history.
Day 3: Santiago / Easter Island
Fly to Easter Island, one of the most remote islands on the planet.
Day 4: Easter Island
Explore the mystical Easter Island during an excursion to Ara o Te Moai, the trail once used by the island’s inhabitants to transport the giant moai sculptures. This afternoon, visit numerous archaeological sites including Ahu Tahai and Pea. Stop at the island’s small museum of history and archaeology.
Day 5: Easter Island
Embark on an excursion to “Te pito o te henua” or the “Navel of the World.” Visit the fishing cove of La Perousse, local villages, and more archaeological sites featuring ahu and moai. Visit Ahu Tongariki, one of the island’s most famous and most picturesque archaeological sites featuring 15 moai lined up in a row.
Day 6: Easter Island
Spend your last day experiencing one of the island’s most dramatic walks—the Tangata Manu or “Birdman” Route. Visit the stone village of Orongo, home to the Birdman Cult, and where there is still evidence of numerous Birdman petroglyphs and a ceremonial site of Tangata Manu worship.
Day 7: Easter Island / Depart for Home
Spend the morning at leisure before transferring to the airport and departing for home via Santiago.