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Chile Explorer

14 Day Tour of Chile |  3 Departures  |  Max Group Size: 16  |  Price £4,399 per person

A thin strip of land extending for more than 4,000 kms, Chile is one of the most diverse countries in South America. On this 14-day group tour of Chile you will explore the Atacama’s moon-like landscapes in the north, the picture-perfect lakes and volcanoes in the Lake District and visit Torres del Paine in Southern Patagonia for the ultimate top to bottom Chile adventure!

Quick Itinerary

Day 1 - Depart UK
Day 2 - 3 Santiago
Day 4 - 6 Atacama
Day 7 - 8 Puerto Varas
Day 9 Puerto Natales
Day 10 - 11 Torres del Paine National Park
Day 12 Santiago
Day 13 Depart Santiago
Day 14 Arrive home

Group Tour

This holiday is a group tour, and you will be travelling with a guide and up to 16 like-minded passengers. All our departures are guaranteed, to book your space, complete the enquiry form or call one of our Travel Specialists today on 0203 859 9225.

Solo Travellers:
Single supplement is 20% of the total tour cost per person.

Flights:
International flights from London included. Regional connections are available at a supplement. Prices without flights available on request

Inclusions:

Make Your Day Individual on days 8 and 11
International and domestic flights in economy class
3* and 4* charming accommodation
Tour Leader throughout plus expert local guides
All entrance fees and excursions as stated
Meals as stated
All transport
A Water-to-Go reusable filter bottle per person
An exclusive Latin Routes backpack per booking

PLEASE NOTE: All tours are 100% guaranteed, however, if your departure has 3 clients or less, the tour will not be escorted by a Tour Leader but will be accompanied in each area by a local guide.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Depart UK
Take an overnight flight to the Chilean capital.

Day 2 – Arrive Santiago
Arrive in the morning and settle into your hotel in central Santiago. Enjoy a city tour in the afternoon taking you to the city’s main sights.
Hotel Novotel Providencia or similar 

Day 3 – Santiago
Enjoy a free day to explore the vibrant Santiago at your own pace, perhaps revisiting some of the sights you saw yesterday to explore them more thoroughly.
Hotel Novotel Providencia or similar – Meals: B

Day 4 – Santiago to the Atacama 
Fly to the Atacama Desert, and prepare yourself to see some truly spectacular scenery! In the late afternoon, you will be taken to the Cordillera de la Sal, and the famous Moon and Death Valleys where you will witness one of the most outstanding sunsets of your life. Thanks to the rock formation characteristics of this area, you will feel like you are on the Moon!
Hotel Altiplanico or similar – Meals: B

Day 5 – Atacama 
Visit the Salar de Atacama where you will find Los Flamencos National Reserve. This is Chile’s largest salt flat with impressive scenery surrounded by the Andes mountains. You will observe different species of flamingos and other animals inhabiting the salt deposit lagoons. You will also stop at the picturesque village of Toconao.
Hotel Altiplanico or similar – Meals: B

Day 6 – Atacama
Today you will go to the Puritama Hot Springs, a series of eight large geothermal pools connected by wooden footpaths. Located at the bottom of a deep-cut gorge in the middle of the desert mountain range, the setting is simply spectacular. If you wish, you can plunge into the mineral rich waters.
Hotel Altiplanico or similar – Meals: B

Day 7 – Atacama to Puerto Varas
Fly to the Lake District in Northern Patagonia, a region characterised by its deep blue lakes adorned by mountains and snow-capped volcanoes. The scenery will be a total contrast to the desert, thanks to its lush forests and colourful towns.
Hotel Cabañas del Lago or similar – Meals: B

Day 8 – Puerto Varas - Make Your Day Individual
Unique Experience:  
Chiloe - Chiloe Island is a world of its own, and totally unique. Although Chilean, it is very different from any other part of the country. During this tour you will visit the island and its capital, and learn about its history – including how it is famous for hundreds of different types of potatoes!

Active Experience:  
Peulla - Travel by both land and boat to the town of Peulla, enjoying wonderful scenery along the way – including views of Puntiagudo and Osorno volcanoes on
clear days, and a short stop at Petrohue Falls. Once you reach Peulla you will be able to enjoy several activities, including trekking and horse riding.

Natural World Experience: 
Osorno Volcano and Petrohue Falls - On this tour you will discover some of the natural beauty of the region. Admire the stunning Petrohue Falls with the perfect form of Osorno Volcano sitting just behind. Take a boat across the emerald waters of Lake Todos los Santos, and then head onwards by road to the volcano itself
Hotel Cabañas del Lago or similar – Meals: B

Day 9 – Puerto Varas to Puerto Natales
Fly to Puerto Natales, the last town before Torres del Paine National Park. Here you will have the rest of the day free, to explore this charming town at your own pace.
Hotel Martin Gusinde or similar – Meals: B  >>

Day 10 – Puerto Natales to Torres del Paine
Torres del Paine National Park receives visitors from around the world, captivating them with its incredible beauty. You will leave Puerto Natales early in the morning, with a stop at Milodon Cave before continuing on towards Grey Lake, Lake Pehoé, Lake Sarmiento and Laguna Amarga. You will admire waterfalls, and stand in awe of the fantastic views of the three towers that give this stunning park its name. The day’s excursion will finish at your hotel, inside the national park.

Hotel Lago Grey or similar – Meals: B

Day 11 – Torres Del Paine -  Make Your Day Individual
Wildlife Experience:
Mirador Condor - After a 45-minute drive, you will begin a gentle trek to a lookout point that faces the magnificent Paine Massif, with stunning views of the Paine river and the turquoise waters of Lake Pehoé. On a good day you might spot condors, as this is a launching platform where parents teach their young to take flight.

Active Experience:  
Monte Ferrier - This challenging trek will take you to the Ferrier viewpoint, where you will be rewarded by the most incredible views of Grey Glacier and its floating icebergs, Paine Massif, Paine River, Lake del Toro and Pingo Glacier among others. 

Natural World Experience: 
Grey Glacier- Taking a boat to Grey Glacier - is one of the most captivating excursions in the park. You will enjoy views of lush forests and imposing mountains before reaching the glacier’s wall. It is a huge natural marvel with over 25 metres of height and amazing colours and shapes. 
Hotel Lago Grey or similar – Meals: B

Day 12 – Torres del Paine to Santiago Fly back to Santiago for your last night. Enjoy free time here, to soak in the last of your Chilean adventure exactly as you wish.
Hotel Novotel Providencia or similar – Meals: B

Day 13 – Depart Santiago
Today you will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight back home.
Meals: B

Day 14 – Arrive UK
Land back in the UK.

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