Explore Chile's extraordinary landscapes from the country's most luxurious hotels. Travel from the spectacular summits of Torres del Paine to the arid desert of Atacama and end your journey in the beautiful wine country or by the coast.
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Fly to Santiago, via Madrid, with LAN. (N)
Arrive and transfer to the boutique Lastarria Hotel for 2 nights. (N)
Morning tour of Santiago, including the historic centre and San Cristobal Hill. Afternoon at leisure or an optional winery visit. (B)
Morning flight to Punta Arenas. Transfer through the Patagonia plains to the Torres del Paine National Park (approximately 5 hours) and stay at explora Patagonia (Salto Chico Room) for 4 nights. (B, D)
Explore the glaciers, lakes and waterfalls of Torres del Paine National Park on foot, by van or by boat through a wide range of carefully designed excursions offered by the hotel. (B, L, D)
Early morning transfer to Punta Arenas for a flight to Calama, via Santiago. You will be taken across the desert and high plains to San Pedro de Atacama for a stay of 3 nights at explora Atacama, surrounded by starkly beautiful desert. (B, L, D)
Choose from a selection of fully-guided small group excursions, including Atacama salt lake, El Tatio geysers and wildlife explorations. (B, L, D)
Transfer to Calama and fly to Santiago. Transfer to the Valparaiso on the coast for a 2 night stay at the boutique Hotel Zero or the luxurious Palacio Astoreca. (B)
Day at leisure to explore the steep hills of the town with its colourful century old mansions and funicular elevators and soak in the bohemian atmosphere. (B)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to the airport and fly to London, via Madrid, with LAN. (B)
Arrive London. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Prices, based on two people travelling and sharing a twin-room, are intended as a guideline only and will vary according to time of year. This is a suggested itinerary, which can be further tailored to suit your individual needs. Due to changeable flight schedules within Chile it may be necessary to visit the Atacama before Patagonia and/or break the journey between Patagonia and the Atacama with an overnight stay in Santiago.
It is also possible to end your journey and relax at an exclusive winery estate such as La Casona Matetic in the Casablanca Valley, the Lapostolle Residence in the Colchagua Valley, or Viña Vik Millahue in the Cachapoal Valley. Alternatively, add a visit to Easter Island. Please enquire for more information and prices.
Explora Atacama is set just outside San Pedro de Atacama village in the driest desert in the world and offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. The hotel's facilities include spacious rooms with jacuzzis and large picture windows, gourmet cuisine and four connected swimming pools. Every evening, one of the bi-lingual guides meets with guests to plan the following day's excursions, including hiking, horse riding and cycling as well as drives into the surrounding desert to explore areas of archaeological, scenic and cultural interest. Stargazing is also possible from the...
The Explora Patagonia has 50 rooms and is considered one of Chile’s most outstanding hotels. The location is simply stunning, looking out over the blue waters of Lake Pehoé and directly at the dramatic Cuernos formation. Designed by Chilean architects to take advantage of its location, the hotel features a band of picture windows that wrap around the full front of the building and large windows in each room. The blonde wood interiors were built entirely from native deciduous beech, as was the handcrafted furniture. Facilities at the hotel include an indoor swimming pool, outdoor jacuzzi, saunas, massage, satellite television and a small library. Meals are taken in the restaurant, with a buffet breakfast and a fixed menu at lunch and dinner, with a meat and vegetarian...
Surrounded by antique shops, restaurants and some of the city's best galleries and museums, the Lastarria Boutique Hotel is the newest retreat in central Santiago. The hotel is located in a historic 1920s mansion and features 14 refined rooms decorated with traditional wooden furniture. There is a small garden with an outdoor pool and an elegant lounge serving light meals and fine Chilean...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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CHL2016: 11 Nights
The oasis of San Pedro de Atacama in northern Chile, located at 2,400 metres above sea...