Highlights of Chile

- Spectacular scenery, fine wine and colorful locals all in 10 days

  • 10 days/9 nights
  • Santiago - Atacama - Valparaiso - Patagonia - Santiago
  • from £3200 per person (excl. flights)

Day 1 - Santiago

Arrive in the morning in the capital of Chile, check in to your hotel and perhaps enjoy a sightseeing tour around of one of the most progressive cities in South America. Your home tonight is the wonderful Noi Hotel and get tuck into some local Chilean food and wine on your first night in Chile.

Day 2 - Santiago to Atacama

This morning after breakfast you’ll be transported to the airport for a 2-hour flight to Atacama in the North. You will me met and transferred to the Alto Atacama Desert Lodge an hour from the airport on the outskirts of San Pedro town. A blend of past and present has made San Pedro a highly photographed place by travel journalists. Its land is primarily owned and worked by native peoples whose focus is agriculture and tourism.

Day 3 and 4 Atacama

Enjoy two full days to visit San Pedro town and explore and be amazed by the Atacama Desert scenery. See geysers, hot springs, go on volcano climbs, do mountain biking through desert canyons, explore ancient Inca ruins and petroglyphs. These are just a few of the 30 adventurous excursions offered by the hotel, always led by highly trained local guides.

Day 5 – Atacama to Santiago and Valparaíso

Today fly back to Santiago and be transferred by road to the vibrant and colourful coastal town of Valparaiso. Visit one of Chile's main wine-producing areas, Casablanca. Its privileged location makes a perfect terroir for some of South America's finest white wines. Stay at the lovely Casa Hugueras Boutique hotel with pool and excellent restaurant not to mention the gorgeous views over the city and port.

Day 6 – Valparaíso

This morning you will get picked up from your hotel to enjoy a visit to the beaches and cafes of Viña del Mar, known as "Ciudad Jardín" or Garden City thanks to its lavish gardens and subtropical atmosphere. Day at leisure and tonight return to your hotel and enjoy dinner here or at one of the great establishments in town.

Day 7 – Santiago to Punta Arenas and Patagonia/Torres del Paine

This morning a road transfer to the airport in Santiago where a you will embark on a flight to Punto Arenas in Patagonia and then take a 4-hour road transfer to Torres del Paine National Park. Your hotel is exquisite Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa with views over the Paine massif and activities galore.

Day 8 and 9 – Patagonia/Torres del Paine

Enjoy two full days in the Chilean Patagonia, find yourself in one of the remaining untouched areas on earth. During your stay, the hotel’s local guide will suggest the best excursions, according to your interest and level of fitness. Hiking, trekking, boat excursions, horse riding is but a few. For those who prefer the comfort indoors the spa and indoor pool at the hotel is the perfect spot to enjoy the magnificent mountain views.

Day 10 – Patagonia to Santiago

This morning say farewell transfer by road to Punta Arenas and fly to Santiago and onwards home.

What's great about it

  • Four major areas of Chile covered
  • Wine tastings
  • Fantastic range of outdoor activities
  • Contrasting desert and snow-capped mountain scenery
  • Visit Patagonia

Where would I stay?

  • Santiago – 1 night Noi Hotel B&B
  • Atacama – 2 nights Alto Atacama Hotel D,B&B
  • Valparaiso – 2 nights Casa Higueras B&B
  • Patagonia – Singular Patagonia D,B&B

Destination Map

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Locations

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Locations


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