This introductory tour of Chile takes in the striking extremes of this amazing country. Starting and ending in the cosmopolitan city of Santiago, the tour visits the Atacama desert, one of the driest places on Earth, before heading south to Patagonia to see stunning granite peaks, glaciers and wildlife.
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Overnight flight from London (regional connections available) to Santiago with British Airways. (N)
Arrive and transfer to Lastarria Boutique Hotel for 2 nights. Afternoon is at leisure to relax or visit the Costanera viewing platform for views of the city and the Andes mountains. (N)
This morning explore the cathedral and main square of Santiago on a tour of the city. Afternoon at leisure or optional visit to a nearby winery or the Pre-Columbian Museum. (B)
Fly to Calama and transfer to San Pedro de Atacama for 3 nights at the Explora Atacama. (B, D)
Choose from a selection of excursions to explore the stark desert landscapes, including the Atacama salt flat and the Valley of the Moon for stunning sunsets. (B, L, D)
Early morning transfer to Calama airport and fly to Punta Arenas, via Santiago. On arrival, transfer to the Torres del Paine National Park for a 3-night stay at explora Patagonia (Salto Chico View room). On selected days in high season it is possible to fly to Santiago and then take a direct flight to Puerto Natales, near Torres del Paine. (B) (B, D)
Discover the unspoilt landscape of this stunning national park on a selection of included excursions. (B, L, D)
Drive back to Punta Arenas for a late afternoon flight to Santiago. Transfer to the Lastarria Boutique Hotel for an overnight stay. (B)
Morning at leisure or optional tour of Los Dominicos handicraft village. Afternoon transfer to the airport and fly to London with British Airways. (B)
Midday arrival. (N)
As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Featuring some of the most luxurious
accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are
based on the standard category, unless indicated
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CQX2019: 9 Nights
Puerto Natales Settled in 1911 on the shores of Seno Ultima Esperanza (Last Hope Sound) as a port for the sheep industry...
The cosmopolitan capital of Chile is a buzzing metropolis set against the spectacular backdrop of the snow-capped Andes.
The spectacular Torres del Paine National Park is part of the United Nation’s World Biosphere Reserve system.