This tour is guided by an anthropologist ,with a concentration on ancient cultures in Chile. Did you know that Chile has dates of over 14,500 years old for human presence? Explore Monte Verde, see shrunken heads, go to several museums and archaeological sites, all while being surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and the finest Chilean cuisines. You will get to see the mysterious stone holes found all over Chile known as "piedras tacitas" along with petroglyphs. You'll visit parts of the ancient Inca trail system along with ruins of fortifications. If you are a history lover you won't want to miss this incredible tour.
It is one of the most remote islands in the world. Add Easter Island to your trip. At the end of your " 9 day Ancient History of Chile Tour " Depart from Santiago to a magical land dominated by mysterious megalithic statues. Learn the incredible histories of the ancients and the rediscovery of the island. Spend the day seeing the key attractions while enjoying the customs and ceremonial sites of the Rapa Nui. See the stars at their best under the clear Pacific sky. This tour is only offered as an extension with other packages.
After you have checked in we have activities on the first day. Enjoy and explore Santiago. There will be a briefing about the many ancient cultures along with a tour of the Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino. A funicular will take you to get a great view of Santiago where you can see the statue of San Cristobol. The day ends at Cerro Santa Lucia where you will be transported back to your hotel.