Wonders of Chile
The diversity of Chile shines on this outstanding journey. There’s adventure amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the Atacama Desert in the far north and contrasting urban attractions in Santiago.Take the opportunity to taste some of the country’s finest wines before heading to the far south and the rugged climes of Patagonia, with three days to enjoy the many outdoor activities available.
Day 1: Arrive to Santiago - Atacama Desert (2,500M)
A warm welcome to the Chilean capital with assistance to your onward flight* north to Calama. You will be met and transferred to San Pedro de Atacama and your choice of lodgings (D).
Day 2 - 3: Atacama Desert
The Atacama Desert is the driest on earth, a place of dramatic and breathtaking scenery, a lunar landscape. Mountains and volcanoes, tussock grass, parched red earth – it is raw and majestic, an adventure waiting to happen. Each day your guides will recommend outings to suit your specific interests and requirements. Choose between: 4WD trips; hiking; mountain biking; thermal springs and geysers; star gazing; horse riding or cultural visits. Optional hot air ballooning adventure available (additional cost). (B,L,D).
Day 4: Atacama Desert - Santiago
Return flight* to Santiago, where you will have an afternoon introduction to the sophisticated Chilean capital with your private guide including a visit to Los Dominicos handicraft market or a bicycle tour of Old Santiago (B).
Days 5: Santiago
Today enjoy a full day tour to the Casablanca Valley wine region with visits to Matetic and its organic vineyard and Casa del Bosque winery. Enjoy tours of the cellars, an explanation on the wine-making process and tastings. Return to Santiago with the evening at leisure (B,L).
Day 6: Santiago - Patagonia
Fly* to Punta Arenas in the far south of the country where you are met and transferred to your choice of lodgings for the next three nights (B,L,D).
DAY 7 - 9: Patagonia
Spend the next three days exploring the area around Torres del Paine National Park. Excursions are led by qualified and experienced guides with hiking, horse riding, scenic visits or bicycle rides all possible both within Torres del Paine National Park as well as other less explored areas outside the park (B,L,D).
DAY 10: Patagonia - Santiago
Transfer back to the airport at Punta Arenas for the return flight to Santiago. You are met and assisted with onward flight arrangements (B).
TERMS & CONDITIONS
As this Private Journey can be personalised to your specific requirements, it is not available for online booking. Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing will vary from low season to peak season travel.
Inclusions and itineraries are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our consultants for the most up to date itinerary, prices and availability.