Day 1: Santiago De Chile. Airport reception and transfer to your hotel. Accommodations at the charming Hotel Orly, buffet breakfast included. This is a small, boutique style hotel which has 28 rooms. A converted mansion, the Hotel Orly is superbly situated in one of the city's more exclusive areas, Providencia. Everything you may want to see is close by - shops, restaurants, downtown, museums, banks, the cable car up the hill. Includes: (B).
Day 2: Maipo Canyon & Vineyard Tour. Half-day tour features a drive into the Maipo Canyon up to Las Vertientes, a popular resort at the foothills of the Andes, with a view of the winding Maipo River. The tour continues toward Pirque, a picturesque village to visit the old cellars of Concha y Toro* winery with winetasting included. Includes: (B).
Day 3: Santiago – Torres Del Paine. Hotel pickup and transfer to the airport. Fly to Punta Arenas and transfer to Torres del Paine National Park. Along the way, you’ll pass by Figueroa Lagoon and several beautiful lakes, keeping your eyes peeled for guanacos, ostriches, black-necked swans, flamingos and condors. Upon arrival at Hosteria Las Torres, you'll be assigned to your comfortable superior room accommodations. After settling in you will be orientated to the lodge of Torres del Paine are surrounded by glaciers, waterfalls, lakes and lagoons. Over the next few days you'll enjoy a variety of excursions in the park. Includes: (B).
Days 4 - 6: Torres Del Paine National Park. Days to explore the park on guided excursions or own your own. Includes: (B).
Day 7: Punta Arenas – Puerto Montt – Yan Kee Way Lodge. After breakfast, transfer back to the Punta Arenas Airport for your flight to Puerto Montt. Airport reception and transfer to the Yan Kee Way Lodge located in Ensenada on Lake Llanquihue. Accommodations in a bungalow suite. Beautiful local woods, black lava encrustations and old-world style craftsmanship are found throughout the newly constructed lodge. Osorno volcano peers over the horizon from the front of the lodge.
Access to your bungalow is by way of a meandering river rock path through the woods. The doors and furniture are hand carved from Chilean hardwoods. The bedroom, has queen beds with goose down comforters and quality mattresses. There is a spacious living room and full bath with separate dressing room and Jacuzzi. Upstairs loft can accommodate additional guests. Central heating makes the bungalow cozy on the chilly evenings. Includes: (B), (D).
Days 8 & 9: Lakes District. Days to explore the area on daily guided excursions or on your own. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 10: Lakes Crossing to Argentina. This morning you will be transferred to the pier at Petrohue. Here, you'll board a launch for a tour across spectacular Lake Todos los Santos, also known as Emerald Lake because of its vivid blue-green colored waters. After a two-hour journey you'll arrive in Peulla. In the afternoon, you'll board a bus and continue to Puerto Frias and continue across Lake Frias by boat. Another short bus ride brings you to the edge of Lake Nahuel Huapi. A two-hour journey across the lake will bring you to Bariloche. Transfer to the Hotel Design Suites. Includes: (B).
Day 11: Bariloche. Today is at your leisure. Includes: (B).
Day 12: Bariloche – Buenos Aires. You will be picked up at your hotel and transferred to the Bariloche Airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Accommodations at the four-star Elevage Hotel in an executive room, breakfast included. The hotel is located just one block away from Florida Street a main shopping area. Includes: (B).
Day 13: Home Departure. Day at leisure. A menu of optional Buenos Aires day tours can be provided upon request. This evening you will be picked up at your hotel and transferred to the airport for your flight home. Includes: (B).
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