Chile in Depth

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

From $13500 per person in low season
From $15500 per person in high season

based on 17 nights & selected experiences

Price Guide:

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    High
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  11. Nov
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* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.

Price includes:

  • Internal flights

  • Accommodation

  • Selected experiences

  • Private transfers in Santiago and Valparaiso

  • Shared transfers on Easter Island, in Patagonia and the Atacama Desert

  • Full Board and activities at Explora Rapa Nui

  • Full Board and activities at Tierra Patagonia

  • Full Board and activities at Tierra Atacama

  • Half day private city tour in Santiago

  • Full day private city tour in Valparaiso

per person based on two traveling including domestic flights, transfers and accommodation. Full board and activities are included on Easter Island, in Patagonia and the Atacama Desert.

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At a Glance

  • Venture to the far flung extremes of this magnificent country, taking in spectacular landscapes in Torres del Paine, the Atacama and Easter Island

  • Sample all the gastronomic delights that Chile has to offer with great food and wine

  • Stay at the renowned Explora lodge on Easter Island and the striking Tierra properties in Patagonia and the Atacama desert

  • Go star gazing in the beautifully clear skies of the Atacama

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Best time to Visit

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Due to its length and topography, Chile’s north, central and southern regions have different climates:

Easter Island is a comfortable year round destination. The peak tourist season runs from January to March. Prices are highest and accommodations scarcest during this period, especially during the Tapati Rapa Nui festival. The rest of the year is less crowded and at times you'll have the whole island to yourself. July and August might be a bit chilly for some tastes but it's ideal for hiking.

Southern Patagonia is best visited from November to March when temperatures are milder but visitors should be prepared for strong winds and changeable weather at any time. It is worth considering traveling outside this time, especially rewarding in April (for autumn colors) or October (for spring flowers) because winds can drop significantly and there are fewer visitors in the National Parks.

The Central Valley enjoys a temperate Mediterranean climate from Mid-October to April with cooler temperatures and higher rainfall from May to September. The wine harvest takes place in March.

The north of Chile is a year round destination but its weather, particularly in the Atacama desert, is affected by the high altitude with temperatures fluctuating dramatically from day to night. In winter (June, July and August) the average temperature is 22ºC during the day and at night it drops to around 4ºC. In summer (December to February) the temperature varies between 30ºC during the day and 16ºC at night. There can be some rain between January-March.

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 858 345 1763 to start planning your vacation.

Itinerary

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.

  1. Fly to Santiago

  2. Days 1-3: Santiago

    Your adventure begins in the buzzing Chilean capital of Santiago, a city with a thriving culinary scene and surrounded by some of the country’s best vineyards. We’ve included a private city tour with an expert guide, who will take you around Santiago’s diverse districts, telling you about its fascinating history and geography. In the evening, dine in one of its many great restaurants over a glass of fine Chilean red.

    Accommodation: The Ritz-Carlton Santiago (2 nights)

  3. Days 3-7: Easter Island

    Your next stop is the mysterious Easter Island, 5 hours and 30 minutes away by plane and famous for its incredible Moai statues and Polynesian culture. Exploring Rapa Nui National Park on foot and taking a boat tour out to learn about the abundant marine life are just a couple of the many exciting activities on offer on the island. The guided tours run by the lodge are excellent, with the guides providing insightful information on the history and culture of the island.

    Accommodation: Explora Rapa Nui (4 nights)

  4. Days 7-9: Valparaiso

    Fly back to Santiago and continue by road up to the beautifully quirky city of Valparaiso. Enjoy coastal views from your hill-top setting before venturing down to explore this World Heritage city with an expert guide, taking in its cobbled streets and brightly painted houses. Literature lovers may choose to follow in the footsteps of the Chilean great visit Pablo Neruda's eccentric house.

    Accommodation: Casa Higueras (2 nights)

  5. Days 9-13: Torres del Paine

    Return to the capital to connect with your 4-hour flight down to Punta Arenas, the gateway to the Torres del Paine National Park with its breathtakingly beautiful landscapes. Take in sweeping vistas as you transfer to your lodge, set amongst truly spectacular surroundings, within the national park. All meals and excursions are included and your lodge serves as a great base from which to explore the beautiful and remote national park with its lakes, glaciers and giant granite peaks.

    Accommodation: Tierra Patagonia (4 nights)

  6. Days 13-14: Santiago, Chile

    Return transfer to Punta Arenas to catch a flight up to Santiago. Spend one night at the conveniently located airport hotel before flying north to the breathtaking scenery of the Atacama Desert. An overnight stop at the airport means you maximize your time, enjoying a morning in Torres del Paine and an afternoon in the Atacama.

    Accommodation: Holiday Inn Santiago Aiport (1 night)

  7. Days 14-18: San Pedro de Atacama

    A 2-hour flight from Santiago brings you to Calama, from where you take a road transfer to the wonderful oasis town of San Pedro, the perfect base for making forays into the extraordinary desert landscapes. There is an extensive excursion menu on offer and expert guides ensure that your stay is tailored to your interests. This could include walking through breathtaking lunar landscapes, gazing towards infinity across the mighty salt pans and towering volcanoes, soaking in hot springs and marvelling at the power of the bubbling El Tatio geysers. Enjoy some truly magnificent stargazing and even explore on horseback before returning to Santiago to connect with your international flight home.

    Accommodation: Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa (4 nights)

  8. Fly home via Santiago

Location

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

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 858 345 1763 to start planning your vacation.

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