Chile 2021: Santiago - Valparaiso - Casablanca Valley - Terra Luna Ecological Lodge

7 days / 6 nights

* The program is valid from 2 pax on any date of arrival (except holidays)

The Casablanca Valley is the coolest region in Chile, located on the coast near the port of Valparaiso. The vineyards are cooled by morning fogs, the result of the cold Pacific current, and frequent clouds slow down the ripening of the grapes. In 1982, the first vineyards were planted, Pablo Moranda established the first vineyard in the valley, planting mainly white varieties (Chardonnay). Before that it was believed that the climate here was too cold for viticulture. In 1993, there were about 1,500 hectares of vineyards here. Casablanca has become synonymous with quality Chilean white wine. The visiting card of Casablanca is Chardonnay. A rich variety of soil types and marine microclimate make this region incredibly fertile.
 

 

Price per person in DBL

2 pax

2650 USD

4 pax

2210 USD

6 pax

1950 USD

8 pax

1860  USD

Day 1: Santiago
Arrival at Santiago International Airport. Transfer to the hotel with a Spanish-speaking driver. Accommodation at the hotel (standard time is 14:00, subject to availability, the hotel will check in earlier) City tour of Santiago with guide (half day). Santiago is the capital of Chile, a city surrounded by the majestic Andes mountain range. It is famous for its historical buildings with beautiful colonial architecture, museums with the richest collections of items from the pre-Columbian period, as well as the special atmosphere of a European city. Tour of the city's most prominent sites, including a walking tour of the city center with a visit to the Plaza de Armas (Plaza of Arms), the Cathedral, Boulevard Aumada and La Moneda Government Palace (outside). Then, by car, explore the main avenues of old Santiago along the bohemian Beyavista district. We will also visit the most famous hill of St. Cristobal from which an incredible panoramic view of the city opens. Overnight at the Santiago hotel.
Day 2: Valparaiso - Viña del Mar - Casablanca Valley Winery
Breakfast in the hotel. 09:00 Meeting at the hotel lobby. Full day excursion to Valparaiso and Viña del Mar with guide. Transfer to the city of Viña del Mar, which is called the "garden city". Its coastline is made up of beautiful beaches and mighty cliffs. Arrival in Valparaiso. Valparaiso is located on 42 hills, characterized by its architectural style and recognized by UNESCO as a cultural heritage site. The various levels of the city are connected by a system of old ski lifts - funiculars, stairs and footpaths. You will be able to visit the Sotomayor square with the building of the maritime department, which is national monument. Then a walk to Concepcion Hill along Gervasoni and Atkinson boulevards, during which you will have a magnificent view of the seaport - one of the main symbols of Valparaiso. On the way back, we visit one of Chile's finest organic wineries in the famous Casablanca Valley: Winery Group Tour with Premium Wine Tasting At the end of the excursion, return to Santiago: the road passes through olive plantations, orchards and vineyards of the Kurokava and Casablanca valleys. Return to Santiago and overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Santiago - Marble Caves (boats) - Terra Luna Eco Lodge
Breakfast in the hotel. Early transfer to airport with Spanish speaking guide and morning flight to Balmaceda. Meeting at the airport with an English-speaking guide and group transfer (Semi PRVT) to the eco lodge (the journey takes about 4.5-5 hours, 290 m) “Terra Luna” lodge is located in one of the most beautiful places in Patagonia: on the shores of the crystal lake Lago General Carrera, overlooking Mount San Valentin (4058 m). The lodge, open all year round, is located in an excellent location on the very shore of a picturesque lake, with comfortable bungalows and cozy rooms for all guests. Terra Luna offers a wide range of services and entertainment: trekking of any complexity, canopy, fishing, boating, catamarans, mountain biking and horse riding. A real paradise. The transfer will be along the scenic Austral road to Puerto Guadal, then we will have an unforgettable boat trip to Capilla de Marmol (depending on weather conditions) Launch Box. It is the most beautiful cave network in the world. The 6,000-year-old sculpture was hewn by the mighty waves of Lake General Carrera in Patagonia. The bright blue depressions themselves are partially surrounded by its blue waters. One of the deepest lakes on the planet, 586 meters deep, is located on the border of two South American countries, Chile and Argentina. The most popular and famous formations of the peninsula are the Chapel (La Capilla), the Marble Cathedral (El Catedral) and the Marble Cave (La Cueva). Before the glacier in the lake melted, all three caves were hidden under the surface of the water. Only relatively recently did the water level drop and show the world a splendid sight of sapphire grottoes. Arrive at the lodge, welcome drinks, dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Eco Lodge Terra Luna (full board)
Breakfast in the hotel. An unforgettable day awaits you today as you get to know up close in the imposing Leones Glacier glacier, considered one of the oldest on the continent. You won't see many groups of tourists as we do exclusive tours to the glacier itself. Only your group, a professional guide and nature untouched for millennia will be with you. Tour starts at 09:00 with a guided tour of Lago Carrera from your lodge pier by motorboat. Further trekking on an easy level for about 1.5 hours. Next, take a boat and swim as close to the glacier as possible along the Lago Leones lake. Launch Box. Return to the hotel. Dinner at the hotel. The tour takes about 10 hours RW
Day 5: Eco Lodge Terra Luna (full board)
Breakfast in the hotel. Today you will see a different Patagonia - with an English-speaking group guide, you will go to the untouched park with the unique nature of Jeinimeni Parque Nacional. First by car, then trekking at a maximum average level to the crystal lake. Picnic in nature. Return to the hotel for dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Eco Lodge Terra Luna - Santiago
Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to Balmaceda airport and flight to Santiago. Transfer to the hotel in the center and free time.
Day 7: Santiago
Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the airport with a Spanish speaking driver. International flight
The tour price includes:
⮚ Transfers according to the program with a Spanish-speaking driver ⮚ Logistics according to the program ⮚ Accommodation in the selected category of hotel and room (standard check in & check out): 3 nights in the hotel Santiago 3 * with breakfast 3 nights at Terra Luna Eco Lodge with full board ⮚ Funicular to Saint Cristobal Hill ⮚ Group tour and tasting at an organic winery in the Casablanca Valley ⮚ Group transfers Balmaceda airport - Terra Luna Lodge- Balmaceda airport ⮚ By boats to the Marble Caves (with a guide instructor and life jackets) ⮚ Three meals a day at Eco Lodge Daily excursions with a group English-speaking guide in Patagonia Free: hot tub, sauna, and boat in Patagonia
The tour price does not include:
⮚ International flight ⮚ Domestic flights (cost depends on tour dates) ⮚ Tips for guides and drivers ⮚ Medical insurance ⮚ Visa support ⮚ Additional services not specified in the program

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  • Booking Code: ch21
  • Availability: Available for Booking
  • Total: $1,950.00