Overview & Highlights
Chile’s natural highlights, from the Atacama Desert in the north to the southern ice fields and glaciers of Patagonia. The holiday also visits Santiago and the volcanic lake district.
- Atacama Desert: Tocanao and Atacama salt flats
- Atacama Desert: Tatio geysers
- Lake district Volcán Osorno and Petrohue Falls
- Torres del Paine:Guided excursions from Hotel Torres
This comprehensive tour of Chile’s natural highlights is jam-packed full of outdoor experiences. Travel from the moon-like Atacama Desert to Santiago and on to the snow-dipped cones and tumbling streams of the lake district. Continue to view Patagonia’s cathedral-high glaciers, icy lagoons and wildlife-filled grasslands.
A skinny coastal strip backed by the Andes mountains, Chile has a variety of climate and landscapes to match its changing latitudes. It’s a peaceful and welcoming place with a good infrastructure, and, in spite of the distances, it’s easy to get around. Excellent hotels, which you can enhance with your choice of fresh sea food and delicious wines are all among the ingredients of this superb holiday.
Arrive in Santiago. Transfer to hotel in the capital. Optional walking tour of the historic centre.
Fly to Calama; on by road to San Pedro de Atacama. Sunset excursion to Moon Valley.
Guided visit to natural features and attractions in the Atacama Desert.
Early morning excursion to Tatio geysers with breakfast.
Fly to Puerto Montt in the lake district.
Full day guided excursion to Osorno Volcano and Petrohue Falls with lunch.
At leisure. Optional guided tour to Chiloe Island.
Fly to Punta Arenas in Patagonia.
Transfer to luxury Patagonia Camp on the border of Torres del Paine National Park.
Guided excursions from the camp in Torres del Paine and its environs.
Transfer to Punta Arenas and fly to Santiago.
Transfer to airport for international flight home.
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Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.
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