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Atacama to Patagonia - 11 Night Tour - Prices from £5885.00pp

Atacama to Patagonia - 11 Night Tour

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Experience the magic of running in the heart of Patagonia, alongside runners from all over the world, and the adventure of facing a relentless, and at times even hostile, climate are essential elements of the Patagonian International Marathon.

Marathon Tours & Travel has partnered with The Massif, a Magellan family business that recognizes the relevance and natural heritage value of Torres del Paine. Our Patagonia Running Festival packages have been designed to bring together global runners to participate in the best race day and adventure travel experience that Chilean Patagonia has to offer. Choose to run the Ultra 50K, Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10K or the new 5K distance. After fulfilling the dream of running in one of the most pristine places on the planet, you will cross the finish line conveniently located at our Hotel Rio Serrano & Spa and join the post-race celebration! Book one of our multi-day tour packages to receive guaranteed entry into this memorable event.

Inclusions for those who book “Atacama to Patagonia” Eleven (11) Night Package | September 13 - September 24, 2024:

In Santiago

  • Two (2) nights at the Holiday Inn – Santiago Airport (Sept. 13 & 18)
  • 2 Buffet Breakfasts
  • Roundtrip flights from Santiago to Atacama (Sept 14 & Sept 18)
  • Roundtrip flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas. (Sept 19 & 24, or 28 if including the “W” Trek)

All travelers must travel on the group flights. Price is subject to change once domestic flights are confirmed.

In Atacama

  • Four (4) nights accommodation at Alto Nayara (Sept 14 – Sept 18)
  • All hotel taxes
  • All meals (Bu?et Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Open Bar (except premium liqueurs, wines and premium beers)
  • Private transfers and excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Bilingual local English-speaking guide
  • All staff and guide tips

In Patagonia

  • Round trip transfer with bilingual guide from Punta Arenas airport and Hotel Río Serrano
  • Five (5) nights at the Hotel Rio Serrano and Spa - the Official Finish Line Hotel
  • All hotel accommodations
  • WIFI in rooms and common areas
  • Transfer to the beginning of the race
  • Post-race VIP area
  • 35% discount on massage services (non-transferable)
  • Entry fees to National Park Torres del Paine
  • Services of Marathon Tours & Travel Staff
  • Your choice of daily excursions with bilingual guide
  • Race Entry
Event Includes

Inclusions for those who book “Atacama to Patagonia” Eleven (11) Night Package | September 13 - September 24, 2024:

In Santiago

  • Two (2) nights at the Holiday Inn – Santiago Airport (Sept. 13 & 18)
  • 2 Buffet Breakfasts
  • Roundtrip flights from Santiago to Atacama (Sept 14 & Sept 18)
  • Roundtrip flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas. (Sept 19 & 24, or 28 if including the “W” Trek)

All travelers must travel on the group flights. Price is subject to change once domestic flights are confirmed.

In Atacama

  • Four (4) nights accommodation at Alto Nayara (Sept 14 – Sept 18)
  • All hotel taxes
  • All meals (Bu?et Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Open Bar (except premium liqueurs, wines and premium beers)
  • Private transfers and excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Bilingual local English-speaking guide
  • All staff and guide tips

In Patagonia

  • Round trip transfer with bilingual guide from Punta Arenas airport and Hotel Río Serrano
  • Five (5) nights at the Hotel Rio Serrano and Spa - the Official Finish Line Hotel
  • All hotel accommodations
  • WIFI in rooms and common areas
  • Transfer to the beginning of the race
  • Post-race VIP area
  • 35% discount on massage services (non-transferable)
  • Entry fees to National Park Torres del Paine
  • Services of Marathon Tours & Travel Staff
  • Your choice of daily excursions with bilingual guide
  • Race Entry
Your Itinerary

Your Itinerary

The Patagonia portion of all three of our packages is the same. 

“Atacama to Patagonia” Eleven (11) Night Package | September 13 - September 24, 2024

Atacama

Friday, September 13: Please be sure to plan your flight for arrival to the Santiago International Airport (SCL). Meet your MTT host and leave your bags at our airport hotel to explore Santiago on your own or catch up on some sleep to be ready for your morning departure to Atacama on Saturday.

Saturday, September 14: After breakfast in the hotel, a two (2) hour flight brings us to Calama and your first taste of the vastness of northern Chile.  The hour drive to our hotel offers the chance to see Guanaco and Vicuña.  Be sure to keep your eyes open for wildlife sightings!  Upon arrival to our hotel in Atacama, you will have relaxation time before joining us for a welcome reception, dinner and trip briefing. 

Treat yourself to the hospitality and beauty of Nayara Alto! Our host hotel, provides an all-inclusive package (lodging, all meals daily, open bar and daily sightseeing options). Excursions to Chaxa Lagoon to see the resident flamingos, a tour to Toconao, a secluded village and desert oasis known for its fruit cultivation, and breakfast with among the Tatio Geysers are only a of the few possible sightseeing opportunities. A sample Itinerary is provided below though subject to change. Combined with the highly rated all-inclusive Patagonia package, you will be able to compare and contrast two iconic locations in a first-class way! (Breakfast in Santiago, Reception and dinner in Atacama included)

Sunday, September 15: Explore Vallecito in the morning with your guide. The landscape of this small valley will have you imagining that you are on the moon. During this trip, you will walk in the beautiful desert panorama, make a stop at the salt mountain viewpoint, and you will discover Uyllu Tulor, an ancient archaeological site of a former village complex.

After lunch at the hotel, we will make our way to Chaxa Lagoon. AT 4,500 meters above sea level, surrounded by volcanoes, mountains and ranges this salt flat is a bird lovers paradise and flamingos, with their vibrant plumage, abound.  (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Monday, September 16 : Today, we will depart on a full day tour to Peidras Rojas. A picnic lunch will be provided. We will also visit the Miscanti and Miñiques Lagoons located at 4,200 meters (13,779 feet) above sea level on the foothills of the volcanoes of the Andes Mountain Range under the same names. Hiking the trails, we will enjoy nature in a breathtaking landscape full of contrasts, such as the deep blue clear sky, colorful vegetation and wildlife. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Tuesday, September 17 : Today is an early day! This morning we will drive north and after approximately 90 minutes, we will reach one of the most important geothermal fields in the Southern Hemisphere and one of the highest in the world located at 4,300 M. This geothermal field is known as the “Geysers del Tatio”. Moreover, we will arrange for a dip in these hot springs if you are inclined! This forty-minute stop will allow you to rest and enjoy one of nature’s natural healing springs.

While returning to San Pedro de Atacama, you may be able to spot some friends like the camelids Vicuñas, foxes and birds. It will be our mission to get the best photos of them during a few stops with breathtaking views. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Wednesday, September 18: This morning is our final time to enjoy this stunning natural wonder.  In the afternoon, we will transfer from the hotel to the airport of Calama and back to Santiago. Tonight, we will stay at the Holiday Inn – Santiago Airport to make our early morning departure to Patagonia a little easier on the group. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included) 

Patagonia

Please note: group round-trip airfare between Santiago and Patagonia; and airport transfers are included in this package. 

Thursday, Septemeber 19:  Arrive at the Hotel Rio Serrano. Depending on your arrival time, it’s possible we will have time for an afternoon activity. Once settled in at the Hotel Rio Serrano, we will regroup for a Welcome Reception and briefing at dinner. (Dinner included)

Friday, September 20 : After breakfast we will depart for a six (6) hour introductory tour of the Torres del Paine National Park. The bus and easy trekking tour will make a number of stops for you to explore the park on foot with your bilingual guides. We will return to Rio Serrano in time for you to relax in the pool and spa area before meeting for our pre-race pasta dinner and race briefing. (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included)

Saturday, September 21 : It’s RACE DAY. After breakfast we will board our buses for a ride into Torres del Paine National Park to the marathon, half-marathon, 10K, 5K or Ultra 50K starting lines for our late morning start. The finish line and post-race celebration is at our hotel Rio Serrano where you will be able to freshen up, enjoy the spa and join in for our post-race celebration followed by dinner. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Sunday, September 22 : Recovery day starts with breakfast and is followed by your choice of elective morning activities, lunch and then afternoon elective activities. Tonight join us on the deck for drinks, appetizers and a traditional Patagonian BBQ at sunset. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Monday, September 23 : After breakfast, we recommend you join our guides for a full-day trek to Base Las Torres, the most iconic activity throughout the park. We approach through Ascencio Valley; the ancient beech forests will lead us to the base of the front moraine (left by the old advance of Torres Glacier), where we will climb to reach the imposing Torres del Paine and its lagoon. Please note, this is a difficult trek that is worth the effort. As an alternative, you can choose from the other elective activities. (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included)

Tuesday, September 24 : Today is departure day. Return flights from Santiago International Airport (SCL) to your home airport should be booked to depart after 9:45 PM. Or, better yet continue on with us to the group extension on the classic W Circuit Trek in Torres del Paine. (Breakfast and lunch included)

Need to Know

How to book

To make your booking, click on the orange button at the top of the page, ensuring that you select the correct number of rooms and types for all members in your party plus all the required extras. When you book, we will require a deposit to confirm your place.

Payments

When you confirm your booking, we will take payment. 

The cost of the event entry is non-refundable. 

Race time 

Marathon and Ultra 50K at 11:00 AM; Half-Marathon, 10K and 5K at 12:00 PM

Course

A point to point course located primarily in Torres del Paine National Park. Runners will exit the park with 3K remaining to our shared Finish Line for all distances, which is located at Rio Serrano Hotel and Spa (our hotel) located in Villa Serrano. The routes will follow park roads that are packed gravel, curves and changing slopes. The altitude along the route ranges from 21 to 260 meters (75 – 850 feet) above sea level. A challenging hilly course, Patagonia wind and weather can be an issue.  

Climate

The Spring Patagonia climate is variable and unpredictable. Expect temperatures to range from 37F to 55F degrees. Even though October has the average winds, don’t be surprised if the Patagonian winds are an issue on race day. Light rain is also a possibility. Therefore, you should come pre-pared for everything.

Entry Fee

All tour packages include your race fee, transportation to the start, a race t-shirt, finishers medal and finish festival. Your entry is guaranteed after receipt of a completed tour application form and deposit.

Time Limit

The Marathon course time limit is seven (7) hours.  The time limit for the Half-Marathon and 10K is six (6) hours.

Hotel Options

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  • Atacama to Patagonia

    Patagonia, Torres del Paine Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena, Chile Chile

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    San Pedro de Atacama:

    Tierra Atacama - Escape to a world of clear night skies, high altitude lagoons and moon-like valleys at Tierra Atacama. High in the northern desert of Chile, our Tierra Atacama lodge encapsulates exquisite design, authentic experiences and an intimate, home-away-from-home atmosphere, where a sense of both adventure travel and pure relaxation lingers in the air.

    The essence of this unforgettable desert landscape is at the heart of Tierra Atacama. The property was designed by some of Chile’s most renowned architects, with regional sensibilities, eco-friendly design and boutique comforts firmly in mind.

    Santiago:

    Holiday Inn Santiago - A sleek, contemporary design and a convenient location make the Holiday Inn Santiago - Airport Terminal Hotel a perfect choice for your next stop at Santiago, Chile. We are ideally located directly in front of the Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport Terminal, just a few steps outside of baggage claim.

    Patagonia:

    The Official Finish Line hotel is located in the midst of Patagonia and an unparalleled natural environment, Hotel Rio Serrano surprises with an “all inclusive” program that helps you experience one of the most attractive parks in the world. The hotel is decorated with ethnic roots of an original Selknam village, which together with a delicate illumination and an exceptional view provide an atmosphere of rest, tranquility and relaxation in one of the most rugged regions in the world. The Kaienk restaurant o?ers high quality cuisine with a panoramic view of the horns of the Paine, varied daily menus will provide a wide range of typical dishes of the region and enhancing the Patagonian gastronomy is one of the largest wine cellars in the area. With the completion of a new SPA and temperate pool, they will be the only 4-star hotel in Torres del Paine National Park with this kind of facilities to o?er guests a new experience of relaxation, wellness and connection with nature.

    Choice of Excursions at the hotel:

    •Full Day Excursions:

    • Paine Massif
    • Trekking Chacabuco
    • Trekking Base Torres

    •Half Day Excursions:

    • Rock climbing
    • Trekking Aonikenk
    • Trekking Cóndor Viewpoint
    • Trekking Cuernos Viewpoint
    • Trekking Grey Beach
    • Trekking Hidden Lagoon 
    • Trekking Monte Ferrier
    • Salto Grande Waterfall Viewpoint
    • Trekking Salto Serrano
    • Horseback riding “Nutria River” (1 or 2 hours)

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Indoor Pool
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Gym

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