Sunday, May 27 - Depart your hometown for an overnight flight in order to arrive in Santiago, Chile the morning of Monday, May 28 for the start of your tour package.
Monday, May 28 - Arrive Santiago in the early morning and transfer to the Renaissance Hotel. Transfer from airport to Renaissance is on your own. Private transfers available upon request. Taxi is about $50. This afternoon (12:00 PM) will be a tour to the Concho y Toro Winery before returning to the Renaissance Hotel for a welcome reception. Please be sure to plan your flight for a morning arrival so you don’t miss the afternoon tour!
Tuesday, May 29 - Enjoy a full-day tour via motor coach to Valparaiso, which is a very funky and infamous Chilean town. Lunch is included in the coastal resort city of Vin del Mar. (breakfast and lunch included)
Wednesday, May 30 - Depart the hotel early this morning for a group transfer to the airport for your flight to Easter Island, approximately a five hour flight. You will arrive around 12:30 PM and transfer to the Hanga Roa Hotel. There will be a brief meeting in the hotel lobby upon arrival. This evening is the opening ceremony at the hotel. (breakfast included)
Thursday, May 31 - Awake on the beautiful Isla de Pascua! Enjoy a leisurely breakfast this morning before a half-day tour of Orongo (3:00 PM departure). This evening is the race briefing for the triathlon. (breakfast included)
Friday, June 1 - Enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour around the island. We will visit Vaihu, an ancient ruin site; Ahu Akahanga, a huge platform with four fallen statues and according to legend herein lies the tomb of the first king of the island; Rano Raraku Quarry, the original source of the Moais; past La Perouse Bay and the site of the largest standing Moai; finally to Anakena, a beautiful archaeological zone and beach area. The triathlon takes place in the morning for those interested (full day tour will be missed). This evening those entered into one of the mountain bike races must pick up their entry. (breakfast and lunch included)
Saturday, June 2 – The mountain bike races are this morning for those interested. For others, the day is free to explore the island on your own! Relax all day or visit other historical sites and villages. This evening is the bib and t-shirt pickup for the marathon, half-marathon, and 10K. (breakfast included)
Sunday, June 3 - Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K race day! The start and finish is in the center of Hanga Roa, the main town on the Island. Marathon Tours & Travel will have a celebration dinner at 5:00 PM before the evening award ceremony held at the gymnasium. (breakfast and dinner included)
Monday, June 4 - Depart hotel later in the morning for return flight to Santiago. Arrive in Santiago about 9:00 PM. We recommend staying overnight at the Holiday Inn Santiago Airport to connect to flights home on June 5 or join us for the Machu Picchu Extension (June 4 - 10). (breakfast included)
Machu Picchu Extension (Optional)
Itinerary subject to change.