8 DAYS ●
Immerse Yourself Tour
This condensed tour focuses on ensuring you capture and experience the rare occurrence of a total solar eclipse in the surrounds of the beautiful Elqui Valley in La Serena. Additionally you will visit the colourful city hubs of Santiago and Valparaiso and enjoy unique cultural experiences this region is famous for.
Learn about astronomy with expert Dr Stuart Clark as he joins you on this incredible journey
View the stunning solar eclipse in our private viewing area
Fly to the eclipse viewing on our exclusive private charter and avoid hours of coach travel
Visit a Chilean vineyard and enjoy a luxury picnic with delicious local wines
Our Chile Eclipse itinerary has been intricately designed for those who wish to see iconic sites and magnificent treasures. You'll travel with the assurance that all your arrangements are taken care of, with international flights, accommodation and all the touring listed below. You will be accompanied by our industry-leading National Escorts whose unparalleled knowledge and talent will turn your tour into an unforgettable experience.
Fly to Chile’s sophisticated capital Santiago, arriving the same or following day. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in the bohemian port town of Valparaíso.
Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Valparaíso is a unique and delightful tangle, draped over a series of hills. Funiculars connect the industrial seafront with the cerros (hill) neighbourhoods, each a maze of colourful, artfully-dilapidated mansions and enchanting street art. Ride the funicular up into the hills to explore, stopping for a visit to Chilean poet Pablo Neruda’s house. (L)
After breakfast, leave Valparaiso and head back to the city of Santiago. This afternoon, experience a fascinating and educational vineyard tour, tasting a variety of locally produced wines. (B,L)
Fly north by private charter to the seaside city of La Serena, one of the best place to witness the solar eclipse. From the airport you’ll be transferred up to a prime vantage point. Return to the airport and fly back to Santiago. (B,L)
After spending the morning at leisure, embark on a city tour which will allow you to experience Santiago’s eclectic contrasts. Stroll around the Plaza de Armas and cathedral to admire the colonial facades before walking down Ahumada Boulevard, the city’s main commercial street. Explore bohemian Bellavista and ascend San Cristobal Hill for views over the city and the towering Andes Mountains. (B)
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Australia, arriving home in 2 days due to crossing the International Date Line once again. (B)
All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price. Our tour prices are from prices based on per person, twin share and are subject to the availability of specific economy class fare levels. If the dates we have available for this tour don't suit your needs, or you are not sure travelling as part of a group is for you, maybe a Private Tour would be more ideal.
At Wendy Wu Tours we are all avid adventurers, constantly seeking out the best ways for you to experience Asia. That's why we are Asia experts and Australia's leading Asia tour operator - our customer reviews and numerous awards say it all. This website is all about showcasing both Asia's top sights and its magnificent hidden gems; about the plethora of different types of authentic and exciting experiences that we can offer you; and about giving you the very best holiday, whether it's your first visit or your 10th.
Sign up to receive our latest news & exclusive travel offers and get $50pp off your next online booking.
© 2017 Wendy Wu Tours, All Rights Reserved.
Wendy Wu Tours offers the best selection of tours to Asia, Central and South America.
Wendy Wu Classic, Immerse Yourself & Deluxe Collection Tours, Private and Tailor-Made Tours to Asia and Moderate Tours to South America from Australia, New Zealand,
the US and UK.
Offices in Sydney, Auckland, London, Shanghai and Xian.