Rural Cultures & Villages

Rural Cultures & Villages

In Ancud visit the exhibit of the UNESCO World Heritage churches. Then this tour takes you to the churches in Dalcahue, Castro, Nercon, Vilupulli and Chonchi. These are fine examples of the wooden churches of Chiloe built in the 17th century.

This packaged program includes four days in Easter Island with the following transfer services/tours: Transfer in and out from Santiago airport to Santiago Hotel day 1, 2 and 5; half day walking tour at Hanga Roa town; full day trekking excursion at Poike volcano and full day excursion at Te Moai Circuit (most important places of the Moai worship) with local tour guides during the full program. Also, one or two days for optional tours in Central Chile of Santiago are possible or you can combine this tour with other Northern Chile or North or South Patagonia tours.

Visit Padre Le Paige Museum in San Pedro de Atacama; see the fortress Pukara de Quitor, the site of one of the first conflicts between Spaniards and Indians; visit the 2,000 year old village of Tulor; and see the Church of San Pedro, a National Monument since 1951. Optional lunch.

This packaged program includes four days in Easter Island with the following tours: Archeology Tour at Hanga Roa, Discover The Moais at Rapa Nui, and Manutara & Topknots The Fallen Giants of Rapa Nui; also, two days for optional tours in Central Chile, and all airport / hotel transfers.

Early morning start to reach Geysers del Tatio; enjoy the beauty along with breakfast; visit Pozon Rustico and a swim; stop at Machuca village. Then see San Santiago Church and return to San Pedro.

Visit Geysers del Tatio with breakfast; take a swim in the thermal waters of Pozon Rustico; stop at the village of Machuca, an ancient settlement of llama herders. After lunch, visit archaeological sites, including Pukara de Quitor and the village of Tulor.

See the flamingos of the great Salar de Atacama in Los Flamencos National Reserve in the Chaxa lagoon; visit the highland lagoons of Miscanti and Miñiques at the base of volcanoes; enjoy lunch in the pre-Inca village of Socaire; and visit the town of Toconao.

Experience local life by visiting several markets; take time for coffee and conversation with the locals. Enjoy a delicious meal and maybe a boat ride to Tenglo Island, and stop by the crafts market.

Combo city tour and estancia visit. Stops include: the Maggiorino Borgatello Museum, the above-ground cemetery, significant monuments, the Plaza Muñoz Gamero, the amazing views from Mirador Cerro La Cruz, and tour of museum and grounds of estancia, accompanied by a traditional barbeque dinner and show (show only for 15 or more participants).

The excursion takes us around Lake Llanquihue. This is the third largest natural lake in South America and second largest in Chile. The Lake is surrounded by several small towns and magnificent scenery, including Osorno and other volcanoes. We will stop to visit some towns.