Avenida Andres Bello 2800

Santiago, Chile

telephone (56) (2) 232-2600

fax (56) (2) 330-3005

web address:

email address:

packing ideas:

swim suits, flashlights (for night time in San Pedro),

flip-flops, sunscreen, cold-weather gear for high desert


*Denotes already arranged

14 Mar—

Daws/De Priest arrive AA#945 8:10 AM

Get money at airport

Go to far end of arrival curb. Centropuerto blue bus

leaves every 10 minutes. Drops passengers at Los

Héroes Metro station on Alameda.

Take Metro to Santa Lucia stop.

Hotel Galerias address: San Antonio 65.

Phone 2/470-7434

Bus to Viña del Mar???

15 Mar-

Williams’ arrive 8:40 AM on AA947

Get money at airport

Go to far end of arrival curb. Centropuerto blue bus

leaves every 10 minutes. Drops passengers at Los

Heroes Metro station on Alameda.

Take Metro to Los Leones stop.

Hotel Los Españoles address: Los Españoles 2539.

phone: 2/232-1824

Daws/De Priest transfer to Los Españoles hotel

After getting settled in, hit the city!

Cerro San Cristobal and Metropolitan Park

La Chascona—home/museum of Pablo Neruda

Lunch at Mercado Central for seafood lunch. Watch

fishmongers shuck and fillet.

Walk to Plaza de Armas

Visit Pre-Columbian museum

Presidential Palace

Walk to Parque Forestal. Coffee at Café Mosqueto or

late afternoon cocktail at Catedral

Later evening, get pisco sours and take traditional

Chilean bistro food at Bar Liguria

16 Mar-Sun. Wine Country

8AM--Almacruz tour to Colchagua Valley* (prepaid).

Departs from Hotel Galeria. Go to Santa Cruz. Visit

Santa Cruz Hotel, Museo de Colchagua, wine tours.

1 PM Reservations for lunch at Pan Pan Vino Vino*

(Phone 72/84835)

9:30 PM Dinner at Happening* (Av. Apoquindo 3090 phone

2/233-2301 Metro: El Golf RESERVATIONS Confirmed

17 Mar (Mon)—Andes Mountains. See about arranging this

through our hotel–-for example,

Manzur Expediciones (requires reservations)

Address: Sotero del Rio 475, Of. 507

Telephone: (2) 777 4284

Leaves from: Plaza Italia (Metro Baquedano)

Departure time: 8:00 am

Visit Cajon de Maipo, located 45 min-2 hrs away.


o glacier trek in El Morado National Park

o hot springs at Termas de Colina

o horseback riding

o lunch at Refugio Alemán

o Return to Santiago.

9:30 PM Dinner reservations at Astrid y Gaston*

Address: Antonio Bellet 201 phone 2/650-9125.

Metro: Pedro de Valdivia

18 Mar—Bus to Valparaíso

La Sebastiana (home of Pablo Neruda)

Museo Naval y Marítimo

Cementerio De Disidentes (non-catholic)

Walking Tour from Port to Heights of Valparaiso

(p119-122 Frommer’s)

19 Mar—LAN flight #340 Santiago to Calama. Departs 6:20AM,

arrives 8:25 AM

Transfers to San Pedro are already booked with

“Licancabur” Company. Go to counter at Calama

Airport. Pay direct there in cash. $16.000 per

person. Check into Hotel Kimal.


Museo Arqueologico Padre le Paige-near the plaza

open 9-12 and 2-6

Salar de Atacama* 3PM-7:30PM Tour the pueblo de

Toconao, Atacama salt flats, Chaxa lagoon,

amazing desert sunset. Leave from the office

$8.000 CDL

8PM 2½ hr sky tour*. $12.000 per person

(U$D25). Alain Maury


20 Mar

ARQUEOLÓGICO*: 08:00 AM - 11:30 PM

VALLE DE LA LUNA*: 15:00 PM – 19:30 PM

21 Mar

GEYSER + PURITAMA*: 04:30 AM – 13:00 PM

Laguna Sejar—12 mi from San Pedro (p193 Frommer)

Confirm transfer Lincancabur* to airport for


Confirm LAN and American flights for tomorrow

22 Mar—LAN flight #379 Calama to Santiago. Departs 8:25AM,

arrives 10:25 AM. Lincancabur* will transfer to airport.

Santiago ideas before departure

wineries Santa Emiliana or House of Morandé

museums of contemporary art and Bellas Artes


Williams—AA912 departs 9:40 PM arrives Miami 5:05 AM

AA1379 Departs Miami 7:30 AM arrives Dallas 9:45 AM

Daws/De Priest—AA940 9:25 PM arrives Dallas 6:10 AM

AA1627 9AM departure—arives KC 10:30 AM