Best of Chile
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From the world’s longest mountain range to one of the driest deserts on the planet, discover destinations beyond your imagination when you travel to Chile. Begin your trip in the north, in the strikingly beautiful San Pedro de Atacama Desert. Then venture south for Santiago de Chile tours, from the country’s capital to the seaside cities of Viña del Mar and Valparíso. Continue your adventure in Puerto Varas, where you will enjoy the lush landscape of the Chilean lake district. Finally, journey south to Torres del Paine and discover the wilderness of Patagonia. From north to south, our Chile tours will show you the most impressive sights of this beautiful country.
ADDITION RATE INFORMATION
Rates are per person, based on twin share or double occupancy. The tour price is land-only. Flights are not included in the price. National Park entries are not included in the price but paid locally.
Day 1: San Pedro De AtacamaSan Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta, Chile
Welcome to San Pedro! San Pedro de Atacama is a small town in the driest desert of the world. Little adobe houses and cozy restaurants are the base to explore one of Chile’s most spectacular sceneries.
Upon arrival you will have a transfer to your hotel (shared service).
Day 2: San Pedro De Atacama - Moon Valley TourValle de la Luna, Atacama, Chile
In the afternoon, you will be picked up (shared service) for your excursion to the impressive Valle de la Luna (Moon Valley).
The trip will take you to unique forms of salt and clay, as you will see in the “Three Marias” area. There you will be visiting the geological shapes located in one of the world’s driest and most hostile zones, the Atacama Desert.
You will appreciate the great molding power of the natural forces of our planet, be amazed with the delicate work of nature over thousands of years, contemplate and photograph incomparable sculptures. Enjoy an exciting experience in the Salt caves, surprising shapes in the middle of the salt mountain range. The highlight of your adventure will be waiting for the Atacama sunset, opening your senses to the wonderful landscapes and colors of the mountains, with the Licancabur Volcano as the age-old witness of a new evening in the desert. Duration: 3/4 hours.
You can combine the tour with an optional mountain bike excursion.
Day 3: Atacama - Tatio Geysers Tour & Machuca - Fly To Santiago De ChileSantiago, Chile
Very early in the morning (about 4am) you will be picked up from your hotel (shared service) to travel for more than 100 kilometers from San Pedro of Atacama into the Andes mountain range. There, you will participate in one of the most astonishing phenomenons produced by nature: see contrasting colors produced by the steam columns in the highest Geothermal field in the world.
Take impressive photographs walking across the tracks over the field. Here you will have the unique opportunity to swim in the Tatio spring waters, rich in minerals.
While experiencing the views and the complete magnificence of the area you will enjoy a complete breakfast.
On the return, you’ll travel along the imposing Andes mountain range and participate in the adventure of observing native plants and animals in their natural habitat, as well as visiting a local village. All this with an incomparable volcanic background in one of the most pristine places in the world! Arrive back at San Pedro for lunch time. Duration: 8 hours approx.
In the evening, you will have a shared transfer to the airport for your flight to Santiago de Chile.
Welcome to Santiago! Home of Pisco Sour, a variety of seafood and marvelous Cabernet Sauvignon, Santiago is considered the safest city in South America. Capital of Chile, the country of extremes, it is the perfect base to explore the country, or just enjoy a few days between the mountains and the ocean.
Upon arrival you will have a transfer to your hotel (private service).
Day 4: Santiago De Chile - Fd Viña Del Mar & Valparaiso TourValparaiso, Chile
Discover the quirky town of Valparaíso and stroll through bohemian neighborhoods that offer spectacular views over the Pacific Ocean. This picturesque city was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Visit the famous house of Pablo Neruda "LA SEBASTIANA" (ticket not included). Visit Viña Del Mar, known as The Garden City, a nice place to enjoy a short walk along the beach.
Included: shared transportation, bilingual guide
Note: 2 passenger minimum
Day 5: Santiago De Chile - Hd City TourSantiago, Chile
Discover the vivid capital of Chile and learn more about its eventful past through the most important sites of Santiago de Chile. Admire the Hidalgo castle and have incredible views of the city from Santa Lucia hill. Pass through the Constitution Square and the palace “La Moneda”, the current seat of the government. Walk to “Plaza de Armas”, the main square, surrounded by the Metropolitan Cathedral, the palace of the Royal High Court, the Main Post Office and other buildings of historical interest. Visit the financial area located in the neighborhoods of Las Condes and Vitacura, ending the tour at one of the most prestigious craft shops to taste a Pisco Sour (the national drink). Shared service.
Note: Minimum 2 passengers. AM departure only.
At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to the airport (private service).
Upon arrival to Puerto Montt, you will have a transfer to your hotel in Puerto Varas (private service).
Day 6: Puerto Varas - Osorno Volcano & Petrohue FallsVicente Perez Rosales National Park, Los Lagos, Chile
After breakfast, enjoy a drive to Ensenada, visiting the enchanting Laguna Verde, Spanish for “Green Lagoon,” at the foot of Osorno Volcano within Vicente Perez Rosales National Park before heading to the slopes of the towering Osorno. The conical volcano, soaring steeply overhead, has an appearance resembling Mount Fuji outside Tokyo, Japan. Enjoy a short hike over lava fields to reach the spectacular views over Llanquihue Lake and the Chilean Lake region. Hike in the woods through Chile’s oldest national park, Vicente Pérez Rosales, to the impressive Petrohue waterfall with its beautiful crystal-green waters and gaze at the famous Osorno volcano.
Day 7: Puerto Varas - Day At LeisurePuerto Varas, Los Lagos, Chile
Day at leisure to enjoy one of the many activities that Puerto Varas has to offer, like kayaking at the National Park, horseback riding through Lake Llanquihue or a Farm day tour at one of the beautiful local Estancias.
Day 8: Puerto Varas / Punta Arenas / Torres Del Paine National ParkTorres del Paine National Park, Chile
At the appropriate time you will be transferred to Puerto Montt airport to take your flight to Punta Arenas (private service).
Upon arrival, a shuttle transfer will drive you to Torres del Paine National Park.
Welcome to Southern Patagonia! Torres del Paine is one of the most beautiful protected areas of South America, and for sure the best way to explore it is by foot. If you like hiking and nature, this should be one of the highlights of your trip. From owls to deer, from condors to guanacos, from orchids to blueberries, with the back of the impressive granite massif, this magnificent place is breathtaking. Some of the trekking options include the full day to the base of the magnificent Torres del Paine - ideal for trekkers, the intense blue of the Grey Glacier, or the unforgettable view of the French Valley.
Depending in which area of the Park you are staying, you will be able to explore different paths. We will provide you with complete trekking information of the park, so that you can decide the best plan to make the best of your day.
***Please check with our travel Advisor to learn which are the best options from your hotel location.
Day 9: Torres Del Paine National ParkTorres del Paine National Park, Chile
Today you can choose from the lodge tour list to select the tour you like most.
Day 10: Torres Del Paine National ParkTorres del Paine National Park, Chile
Today you can choose from the lodge tour list to select the tour you like most.
Day 11: Torres Del Paine / Santiago De ChilePunta Arenas, Chile
At the appropriate time, a shuttle transfer will drive you to Punta Arenas airport for your flight to Santiago.
Day 12: Santiago De ChileSantiago, Chile
At the appropriate time, you will have a transfer to the airport (private service).
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