Day 1: Santiago


Upon arrival to the Santiago Airport, you will be met by the VIP service member and assisted through customs and immigration then transferred to your hotel to settle in before your afternoon guided private city tour.


The Capital of Chile, vibrant Santiago is a bustling city tucked away in a valley surrounded by the Andean foothills. Founded in 1541, Santiago is now a thriving metropolis rich with art and culture and dotted with fine eateries, top-class hotels and incredible architecture blending classic french designs of the past with new modern structures. It is the only city in the world that offers skiing high up in the majestic Andes, followed a mere 45 minutes later by walks on the beach and surfing in the Pacific Ocean. Guests visiting the Chilean capital are in for a heady mix of exclusive boutiques, sprawling shopping centers, magnificent architecture and discerning residential areas.


Santiago


The Singular Lastarria Hotel

One night at The Singular Lastarria Hotel. Breakfast included.

Day 2,3 & 4: San Pedro de Atacama


After an early breakfast today, you will be met and transferred to the Santiago Airport for your flight to Calama...the gateway to the Atacama Desert. a 90 minute scenic drive from the Calama Airport will take you to your desert lodge. On arrival to the lodge you will check in and join the resident guides for a briefing on the area and wide array of activities, over 30, available to you during your stay including carefully devised walks, hikes, biking routes, cultural and heritage tours created with the native population, and exploring the night sky and Solar system via the lodges open air observatory to name a few.


The sheer starkness of the Atacama Desert is one of awe-inspiring beauty. A landmark of the El Norte Grande, this region boasts an incredible landscape of ragged, rocky mountains, hills and ravines that are interspersed by a striking white salt pan and surrounded by towering volcanoes. It is a photographer’s dream destination. As the world’s driest desert, the Atacama lives up to its name, with not a single raindrop recorded in over 150 years. Sitting at an altitude of 3 500 m, the Atacama Desert boasts clear, unpolluted skies that allow for the most incredible, unforgettable stargazing. Amongst the desolate landscapes you will find the quaint town of San Pedro de Atacama, which serves as a gateway to the desert’s main attractions such as such as the Cejar Ponds (which contain more salt than the Dead Sea and will allow you to float with no effort), the Toconao Village, the Valley of the Moon and the Flamingos National Reserve.


Atacama Desert


Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa

Three nights at Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa. All meals & activities included.

Day 5: Casablanca Valley


Enjoy your last breakfast in the beautiful Atacama before your morning transfer back to the airport for your flight to Santiago where your driver/guide will meet you for you drive up to the wine growing region in the Casablanca Valley.


A visit to Chile wouldn’t be complete without exploring its flourishing wine country. Perfect climatic conditions of hot summers, cool coastal breezes and gentle rainfalls ensure bountiful grape harvests that create delectable varieties of Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Carménère, the emblematic grape of Chile which hails from France and is now exclusive to Chile. Cushioned between the Andes and Coastal Mountains lies the Central Valley where the first vineyards were established in the colonial era. World-class estates are found in 14 principal valley regions, however notable destinations include the Aconcagua, Casablanca, Colchagua, San Antonio-Leyda, Maipo, Cachapoal, Curico and Maule Valleys. Enjoy world-class wine tasting tours led by renowned sommeliers, luxury accommodation and a range of adventures such as food pairings, cycling through the vineyards and museum visits.


Casablanca Valley Chile


La Casona

One night at La Casona. Breakfast included.

Day 6, 7 & 8: Patagonia


Today, after breakfast, you will return to the Santiago Airport and fly to Puerto Natales (December – February) or Punte Arenas. On arrival you will be transferred by road to Torres de Paine National Park and your Patagonia lodge. Over the next three days you may venuture out on the daily excursions, stay in and relax in the indoor/outdoor sauna and spa or both! Excursions include biking, hiking, climbing, horseback rides, visits to the lake and lack sand beach, and of course always keeping a look out for the local wildlife.


Patagonia offers a kaleidoscopic mix of remote and untamed landscapes that will thrill the senses with their unrivaled beauty. The region is vast, covering 240 000 square kilometers, and over half of this destination is a protected wilderness area. The south of Patagonia is home to the iconic Parque Nacional Torres del Paine. Chile’s most renowned national park features the rugged horn-shaped peaks of the Cuernos del Paine and pristine sand-colored lowlands where gauchos practice age-old cattle herding traditions. In the north, massive ice fields flank brilliant blue glaciers whilst fjords and deep channels usher penguins to their waters. You will also find a rich entanglement of rainforest and mountain ranges that stretch across the horizon.


Patagonia


Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa

Three nights at Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa . All meals & lodge activities included.

Day 9: Depart


Today enjoy your last breakfast, and take in the the snow capped mountains of Patagonia once more before transferring to either Natales or Punta Arenas airport for your flight to Santiago and then home or onward to your next adventure.


Rates - 2017
Dates Per Person Double Single Supplement
2017 $6840.00 $2328.00
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