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Chile – 8 Days Patagonia with Solar Eclipse

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Araucanía Airport (Temuco)

Araucanía Airport (Temuco)

Freire, Araucanía

Chile

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Chile – 8 Days Patagonia with Solar Eclipse

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This is a unique experience to Discover Torres del Paine National Park and enjoy the Total Solar Eclipse of 2020 in Chile. Get to know this place full of pure nature and dream landscapes. Enjoy breathtaking landscapes with mountains, rivers, valleys, lakes and glaciers, all in one place in this amazing tour.

Join the bucket list group to experience the total solar eclipse in Pucon Chile, it will occur on December 14, 2020. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. Pucón (Mapudungun: “entrance to the cordillera”) is a Chilean city located in the Province of Cautín, Araucanía Region, 100 km to the southeast of Temuco and 780 km to the south of Santiago.

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Highlights

Visited Places:

• Pucon

• Malalcahuello National park

• Temuco

• Santiago

• Punta Arenas

• Puerto Natales

• Torres del Paine National Park

• Balmaceda & Serrano Glacier

Travel Experience:

• Total Solar Eclipse

• Hiking / Walking

• Malalcahuello Hot Springs

• Torres del Paine National Park

• Navigation Balmaceda & Serrano Glaciers

Notes

Tour Start

TEMUCO

Tour End

PUNTA ARENAS

Destination

CHILE

Flights

Arrival: Day01 before 12pm

Return: Day08 anytime after 4pm

FLY IN Airport: Araucanía Airport (Temuco)

FLY OUT Airport: Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport (Punta Arenas)

Meeting Point

The group meets at the arrival airport or at the hotel on Day01.

More details will be provided via group chat on WhatsApp

Availability

Seat available till the booking is open!

Balance due 2 months before the tour departure date!

* Minimum number of members requires for all group tour. Please confirm with the organizer before any flight booking!

Itinerary

Day01

TEMUCO

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Description:

Arrival at Temuco Airport. Transfer to the hotel.

In the afternoon, half-day visit to Temuco passing through the main square is called Aníbal Pinto and it features a neatly landscaped area with ancient native trees and gardens that break with the monochromatic nearby buildings. The Monument to Araucanía, a fountain with sculptures made by local artists and representing the encounter between the Mapuches and the colonists, stand in it. The church cathedral, which displays an exquisite inner aisle, the mayor’s building, the town hall and large shopping malls, as well as several cafés and coffee-shops.

Visit the Aníbal Pinto Market in the old part of Temuco.

The Municipal Theater presents local, national and international shows with prestigious programs that include plays, classic ballet, contemporary dance, opera, jazz and piano concerts, to name a few artistic expressions.

The half-day tours end at the hotel in Temuco.

Activities Included:

Half-day city tour

Airport transfer

Accommodation:

Hotel in Temuco

Day02

TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE IN PUCON

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Description:

Early morning departure from your hotel towards Pucon, a small town embedded in the Andes foothills, right beside the Villarrica volcano, this small town has become the top tourist resort of Southern Chile. The total ECLIPSE events that can be seen on December 14, 2020, and will be visible from Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay.

As per the forecast, The total solar eclipse in Pucón will be at 13:04 – duration of this eclipse will be around 2 minutes and 6 seconds. For more info: https://en.tutiempo.net/solar-eclipse/pucon/14-december-2020.html

Drive back to Temuco in the evening.

Activities Included:

Full day Eclipse adventure in Pucon

Meals Included:

Breakfast

Accommodation:

Hotel in Temuco

Day03

MALALCAHUELLO NATIONAL PARK

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Description:

Enjoy another full-day tour exploring Malalcahuello National Park is located in the north of the Región de la Araucanía (115 kilometers away from Temuco) it is famous as one of the best hot spring centres in Chile. Set against the background of the impressive Lonquimay volcano.

The rivers, lagoons, ravines and marshes of this park boast a diverse range of environments for its visitors to enjoy. Malalcahuello Hot Springs swimming-pools, steam baths, thermal waters, esthetic treatments, excellent gastronomy.

Drive back to Temuco in the evening.

Activities Included:

Malalcahuello National Park

Hiking / Walking

Hot Springs

Meals Included:

Breakfast

Accommodation:

Hotel in Temuco

Day04

TEMUCO

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Description:

It’s time to say goodbye to the guide as you will drive to the airport after breakfast at the hotel. Flight to Punta Arenas via Santiago.

Activities Included:

Airport transfer

Flight (one way to Punta Arenas)

Meals Included:

Breakfast

Day05

PUNTA ARENAS - PUERTO NATALES

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Description:

Arrive at Punta Arenas. On arrival transfer to the bus terminal.

You will take a regular bus from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales (3 hr / 245 km)On arrival to Puerto Natales’s bus station, transfer to the hotel. Rest evening free to explore the city.

Activities Included:

Airport transfer

Flight (one way to Punta Arenas)

Meals Included:

NA

Accommodation:

Hotel in Puerto Natales

Day06

TORRES DEL PAINE

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Description:

After breakfast at the hotel, leave Puerto Natales to the north, you will arrive at your first stop: the Cueva del Milodón Natural Monument. You will visit the main cave of a group of three caves.

The travel continues towards the Torres del Paine National Park, enjoying the view of the Sofía Lagoon, Porteño Lake, Prat Mountain Range, Mesa Hill, Toro Range and Ballena Range. After a 2 hours trip, you will arrive in the Lago del Toro viewpoint, located in the lake’s south coast. From there, you will have a spectacular view of the lake and the Paine Range (also known as Paine Massif). Then, you will make a small hike by the Grey Lake’s shore, from where you will have another perspective of the Paine Massif and the Cuernos del Paine. After lunch (not included) in a coffee shop inside the park, you will go to the Salto Grande area, place where is located the Pehoé Lake viewpoint, where the glaciers of the Paine River unload its fast-flowing waters. At the end of the tour, you will visit the Amarga Lagoon and the Sarmiento Lake viewpoint, to then go back to Puerto Natales.

*The places that will be visited are subject to change the same day of the tour because of adverse weather conditions.

Activities Included:

Full day excursion – Torres Del Paine NP

Hiking / Walking

Meals Included:

Breakfast

Accommodation:

Hotel in Puerto Natales

Day07

BALMACEDA & SERRANO GLACIERS

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Description:

You will begin your expedition in Puerto Bories where the Frigorífico Bories National Historical Monument, a structure from 1913 that stands out due to its industrial, post-Victorian English style. You will continue the journey until reaching Guanaco Island, where you will see beautiful Magellanic dolphins, also known as toninas, a must-see wonder.

The journey on the water will continue until you reach your main destination, Balmaceda Mountain, where you will be able to see the awe-inspiring Balmaceda Glacier. You will disembark in Puerto Toro where you will hike along the bank of the Témpanos Lagoon with your guide. After a short break, you will continue on to the Serrano Glacier, passing through a native forest of coigües (Nothofagus dombeyi), ñirres (Nothofagus antarctica), and ciruelillos (Embothrium coccineum) while enjoying the magnificent vegetation and the contrast between the sky and the sea ice.

Once you have reached the Serrano Glacier, you will enjoy a whiskey with thousand-year-old ice while you take in a breathtaking panoramic view of the glacier. You will make one last stop at a Magellan Region estancia, where a delicious typical Patagonian lunch with roasted lamb will be awaiting us. After this you will go back to Puerto Natales.

Activities Included:

Full day excursion – Balmaceda & Serrano Glaciers

Hiking / Walking

Meals Included:

Breakfast

Accommodation:

Hotel in Puerto Natales

Day08

PUNTA ARENAS

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Description:

It’s time to say goodbye to your fellow travelers and the guide as the tour ends today with a breakfast at the hotel. Check out is usually by 11am so book your return flight accordingly. Hoping that you have captured the best moments on camera and packed in a host of travel memories to carry back home with you.

Activities Included:

Airport transfer

Meals Included:

Breakfast

Inclusions

Price Includes

Airport pickup and transfers

Breakfasts at the hotel

Transportation in A/C bus / Van

All hotel accommodations hotel 3*- 4 *

Excursions by shared service with English / Spanish speaking guide

Box Lunch with local products on Dec 14

Lunch set menu on Dec 15

Lunch box on the beach day

Entrance fee to National Park

Use of pool and thermal pool at Malalcahuello

Guided sightseeing as per the itinerary

Flight Temuco – Punta Arenas (one way)

Tour leader

Price Excludes

International Flights

Meals (other than mentioned above)

Personal Expenses

Tips and gratuities

Transfers other than mentioned in the Itinerary (available at extra cost)

Travel insurance / Visa

For more details follow the link:https://www.bucketlistgrouptravel.com/tour/chile-8-days-group-tour-patagonia-with-solar-eclipse/

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Araucanía Airport (Temuco)

Araucanía Airport (Temuco)

Freire, Araucanía

Chile

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