Luxury Tour Easter Island, Chile
For those seeking the truly untamed, head to the most isolated inhabited island in the world – Easter Island. Located in the middle of the Pacific, Rapa Nui (as it is known in the local language) is just over 60 square miles, but the impression it imbues is massive. This mysterious UNESCO World Heritage Site, believed to be originally settled by Polynesians around 300 A.D., blends archaeological intrigue of the island´s iconic moai statues with dramatic natural surroundings of lush cliffs overlooking the Pacific. Guided hikes along deep craters, bike rides through to the famous Ahu Tongarikm moai, snorkeling and swimming the white sand beaches, all alongside rich cultural diversity and intrigue awaits those looking to step outside of the ordinary with a journey to the remarkable Easter Island of Chile.
Please note: this private tour in Chile is an example, as all of our luxury journeys are custom-made.
Chilean Wine Country, Millahue Valley (2 nights)
Following your international arrival into Santiago, your personal host will take you on a 2-hour drive to unwind in Chile’s spectacular wine country. Arrive at Viña Vik in the fertile Millahue Valley of Chile, where in 2006 Alexander Vik began the estate with the goal of producing the best wines in South America. Enjoy lunch at the restaurant terrace, overlooking the beautiful infinity pool and the green valley below. In the late afternoon, you will have the option to depart on a gentle hike or mountain biking excursion to get to know the beautiful landscape of the valley and its picturesque views with your expert guide.
During your stay, explore the expansive vineyards of Viña Vik with your hosts of the estate. Tour beautiful La Cruz hill on horseback which offers panoramic views of the estate. Explore the lush vineyards and surrounding groves, enjoying the views of this productive wine region of Chile. Continue to the exquisite vegetable garden, and learn from your expert guide about why the land is so unique and the self-sufficient techniques used by the farmers and chefs on the property, and finish with a delicious private picnic lunch. Relax by the infinity pool or with a rejuvenating spa treatment, and later tour the state-of-the-art winery, followed by a tasting of VIK wines as you learn about the different grape varieties found throughout the estate.
Santiago (2 nights)
On your way to Santiago, stop at one of Chile’s top wineries, Almaviva, for a private tour and tasting. Arrive in the capital city of Santiago, modern metropolis offering fantastic restaurants and urban energy with contrasting bohemian neighborhoods. Your enjoyment of the city’s cultural scene will be tailor-made to your interests; from the Plaza de Armas with its 18th century cathedral in the heart of the city, Constitution Plaza with its La Moneda Palace – the seat of executive power, the Chilean Museum of Pre-Columbian Art, and the attractive neighborhoods of París-Londres and Santa Lucía. Also have the opportunity to visit La Chascona, the private home of Pablo Neruda, Chile’s most celebrated writer.
Get a truly authentic feel for the city by visiting the San Cristóbal lookout point where you will have commanding views of Santiago. This is a popular hangout spot for locals, and you will be able to enjoy a local juice beverage native to Chile as you absorb the breathtaking sights. We will recommend top Chilean restaurants for your dinners which highlight Santiago’s gastronomical innovation for its local seafood paired with its fantastic regional wines. One evening, enjoy a unique culinary experience at the private kitchen of a local chef who will teach you about Chilean culture through the country's typical dishes.
Easter Island (3 nights)
Travel to the remote Easter Island, a five and a half hour flight from Santiago. Upon arrival at your lodge, Explora Rapa Nui, marvel at the dramatic open landscape with the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean. Meet with your private expert guide who will introduce you to the highlights of the area and explain your upcoming adventures on Easter Island. Begin your first afternoon with a hike to Pui Rano Raraku to explore the lower slopes of the volcano and arrive at the moai quarry. This quarry at one time supplied the island’s stone that the Rapa Nui used to creat the mysterious moai, the giant statues that have perplexed visitors ever since Dutch explorers first found the island on Easter Sunday in 1722.
The next two days with your private guide explore spectacular volcanic craters, visit the Tongariki with the iconic fifteen moai statues set against the picturesque coast, and swim in the island’s natural lagoons. On one of your days, head with your guide for a full day exploring the northern coast, a truly unique place in the world for its rugged and remote landscape. See magnificent untouched and unturned moai, as the remoteness of this part of the island means that many archaeologists and explorers have not disturbed the moai in the years since the island’s discovery in the 1700s. Afterwards, visit Anakena Beach, and swim in its crystal clear waters and snorkel at the beautiful Ovahe beach. Visit Orongo, the ancient ceremonial village that hosted the Tangata Manu (birdman) competition, as you witness exciting contests of strength that celebrate the unique Rapa Nui culture. In the evenings, enjoy panoramic views as the sun sets while you take in the magnetic energy of the island during delicious dinners at your lodge.
- Experience the Patagonian Andes in Torres del Paine National Park, widely regarded as one of the most awe-inspiring areas in Patagonia
- Explore the Chilean Lake District's beautiful Pacific coastline and numerous volcanoes
- Experience one of the world’s driest and extreme places on Earth - the Atacama Desert
- The dynamic and cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires
- The impressive Iguassu Falls, declared one of the 7 natural wonders of the world
- Mendoza, the heart of the Argentine wine county
- Discover vast Patagonia, home to Los Glaciares National Park and the famed Perito Moreno Glacier
- Explore Tierra del Fuego, the Southernmost point of the world
- The rich marine life of Peninsula Valdes where you will spot whales and sea elephants
- The breathtaking natural beauty of dazzling blue lakes and snowcapped mountains of the Argentine Lake District
- Chilean Wine Country
- Easter Island
- Horseback riding
- Mountain biking
Insider AccessChilean Wine Country, Millahue Valley
- Private tours of the Viña Vik estate and Almaviva Winery with an expert oenologist
- Gourmet picnic with an elegant setup in the heart of the wine country
- Helicopter transport to Viña Vik upon request
- Private tour of the Fine Arts Museum or Fashion Museum with the curator
- Visit the private kitchen of a local chef in a unique Chilean culinary experience
- Privately explore the island’s treasures with your own specialist guide
- Go fishing with a local fisherman in Easter Island and learn about ancient techniques
- Best time to go
- Recommended Stay
- Price Reference
(8 Days, Private party of 2)
- October > May
- 8-10 Days
- $11,500 - $13,500
Note: Prices will vary based on the specifics of your itinerary.
Parties of 4 or more will benefit from lower prices per passenger.
What is included in your luxury tour to Chile:
- Luxury accommodations at
- Viña Vik (Millahue Valley, Chilean Wine Country)
- 5-star hotel of your choice in Santiago
- Explora Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
- Internal flights from Santiago to Easter Island
- Services of Blue Parallel hosts and expert guides throughout the journey
- All special events, guided tours, excursions, outdoor activities, entrance fees
- Continual monitoring of your journey by a Blue Parallel team composed of a personal travel expert in our offices, and a personal host in each destination. In addition, a "behind the scenes" logistical expert is staffed on each trip in order to monitor every step of the journey. The team is on call 24-hours a day during a trip
- All transportation
- Certain meals
- A Blue Parallel customized travel kit that you will receive prior to departure