Our Guide to Chile

Chile

Chile is a land of startling contrasts and breathtaking natural scenery, with opportunities for memorable adventures and sophisticated luxury. From the majestic Andean landscapes of Patagonia to the lush wine lands of the Central Valley and the Atacama Desert in the north, as well as the mysterious stone statues of Easter Island, Chile offers a marvelously varied range of vacation experiences.

Chile is a narrow ribbon that extends from the border with Peru to Patagonia in the south, and is home to some of the world’s most spectacular scenery. One of the continent's most prosperous countries, Chile offers travelers a unique combination of stunning wine country, incredible food and spectacular Andean landscapes and adventure. Experience the wildernesses of Patagonia, the rich wine regions of the central valley, the lunar landscapes of the Atacama Desert or the granite spires and glaciers of world-famous Torres del Paine National Park. Visit the charming Chiloe Island with its colorful houses, or indulge in the freshest seafood at Valparaiso on the coast. Explore the great outdoors throughout the country with activities including horse riding, hiking, skiing, white-water rafting and fly-fishing.

Chile truly offers something to captivate the imagination of everyone, whatever their age and interests. Scott Dunn's Chile specialists know the country inside out and can create a unique customized luxury vacation designed just for you. Whether you want to walk amongst the horn shaped mountains and jade colored lakes of Patagonia, marvel at the Moai statues on Easter Island or watch flamingos in the saltpans of the Atacama Desert, we know the best luxury hotels and the most knowledgeable guides to make your adventure here truly unforgettable.

There is currently limited availability in Central and South America for Christmas 2018, please contact our Latin America specialists for available dates and alternative options.

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Highlights of Patagonia

Buenos Aires, El Calafate, Torres del Paine & Santiago

This 10-night adventure through Argentina and Chile will take you to the depths of Patagonia, where you can hike and ride to your heart's content surrounded by dramatic peaks and sweeping landscapes. Top and tail with a stay in the country's capitals, boasting gastronomic delights, buzzing streets and a rich dose of culture.

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Food & wine, Honeymoon

Wineries of Chile & Argentina

Santiago, Colchagua, Mendoza & Buenos Aires

Celebrate South America's love-affair with the grape on this journey through Chile and Argentina. Visit world-renowned vineyards and sample award-winning wines paired with outstanding cuisine. Whether you’re a wine aficionado or simply curious, experiencing the wine scene in Argentina and Chile may just convert you for life.

Best for: Food & wine, Couples, Culture, Spa & health

Chile in Depth

Santiago, Easter Island, Valparaiso, Patagonia and the Atacama Desert

An action-packed and in-depth tour of Chile, staying in beautiful and luxurious hotels. See the best that Chile has to offer, from Santiago, Easter Island, and Valparaiso to the wilds of Patagonia and the Atacama Desert, making unforgettable memories.

Best for: Off the beaten track, Adventure, Couples, Culture

Ski Portillo and Atacama Desert

Santiago, Portillo, San Pedro de Atacama

Experience two worlds in one trip: stay at Ski Chile's most famous resort, the Hotel Portillo with its lakeside setting, before heading to the Atacama Desert and explore this surreal and terrain by food, bike or on horseback. This trip promises spectacular scenery and unforgettable adventure.

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Off the beaten track, Ski

Cruise Patagonia

Buenos Aires, El Calafate, Tierra del Fuego, Torres del Paine & Santiago

Voyage through unimaginable Patagonian scenery on this two-week adventure, taking in Buenos Aires and Santiago, coming up close to the outstanding Perito Moreno glacier, cruising the fjords and glaciers of southern Patagonia and trekking in the shadow of the iconic Torres del Paine massif.

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Cruise, Road trip

Highlights of Northern Argentina and Chile

Buenos Aires, Salta, Tilcara, Atacama & Santiago

Experience the epic scenery of northwest Argentina and the Atacama Desert, where the Andes mountains meet dazzling salt pans, turquoise lagoons and fields of giant cacti. Cushion the surreal landscapes with stays in two of Latin America’s most vibrant cities.

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Culture, Road trip

Peru & Chile for Teenagers

Lima, Sacred Valley, Cuzco, Santiago & Atacama Desert

Adrenaline-fuelled and packed with adventures, this two-week itinerary through Peru & Chile is perfect for active families and teenagers. Explore the highlights of Peru's Sacred Valley and the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu before flying to Chile and enjoying the dramatic landscapes of the Atacama Desert which act as a perfect playground for adventurous teens.

Best for: Adventure, Culture, Rail, Eco/ethical tourism

Call us on 858 345 1763 to start planning your vacation to Chile

Our Guide to Chile

Call us on 858 345 1763 to start planning your vacation to Chile

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