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CHILE IN STYLE

Exploring the iconic sights of this diverse country, Classic Chile visits the ochre plains and eerie salt pans of the Atacama, the lake district of Puerto Montt and fjords of the Pacific coast. Journey across the barren steppe of Patagonia to visit the renowned Torres del Paine and the Grey Glacier and fly to Easter Island to see the mysterious statues.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Watching the sun set at the Valle de la Luna in the Atacama desert.
  • Exploring the peaks and glaciers in the Torres del Paine National Park.
  • Visiting the iconic stone statues on Easter Island.
£5,900
per person

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CHARLIE LOCKWOOD

Latin America Specialist

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  1. Arrive
  2. Day 1 Arrive Santiago

    Arrive in Chile's capital, Santiago and transfer to the San Antonio valley; one of Chile's best wine regions. Just under an hours' drive from the airport, you'll arrive in time for lunch; always carefully paired with some exceptional wines. Your hotel lies at the heart of a 100-year-old colonial estancia and is an ideal sanctuary, in which to catch your breath.

    Overnight: La Casona Hotel

  3. Day 2 San Antonio vineyards

    Explore the sprawling estate on horseback or on foot with a private tour of the Matetic organic winery. Taste and experience the many delicious wines, some of which are offered in edible chocolate shots, and during the afternoon, enjoy a tour of the wine cellar. Come the evening, unwind with a revitalizing swim before dinner.

    Overnight: La Casona Hotel

  4. Day 3 Santiago - Torres del Paine

    Fly south to Patagonia and transfer across the flat Patagonian Steppe towards the majestic and mesmerising granite peaks of the Torres del Paine National Park. After taking in the enormity of your surroundings and settling into your lodge, enjoy a well earned drink and soak in your hot tub.

    Overnight: Awasi, Patagonia

  5. Day 4 - 6 Exploring Southern Patagonia

    You will have three full days to discover and experience the national park with a private guide and vehicle. Whether it be on horseback or foot, the well-known trails or off the beaten track; an experienced mountain guide will be by your side to ensure you see the very best that the idyllic wilds of Patagonia have to offer.

    Overnight: Awasi, Patagonia

  6. Day 7 Northern Patagonian Lake District, Puerto Varas

    Transfer back to the airport for your flight north to the vast blue lakes and snow-capped volcanoes of the Chilean Lake District. After a short drive, you will arrive in the energetic and picturesque lakeside town of Puerto Varas.

    Overnight: Hotel Cumbres

  7. Day 8 Explore the lakes

    After breakfast, slowly wind your way to the pretty region around Pucon, taking in the Villarrica volcano and lake. A gloriously scenic 3½ hour drive north, enjoyed either independently or with your private guide and vehicle.

    Overnight: Hacienda Hotel Vira Vira

  8. Day 9 - 10 Days at leisure

    Whether it's adventure or downtime, there is masses to do at Vira Vira. Roam the 56-acre estate on horseback, try white water rafting, sailing, fly-fishing or explore the labyrinth of volcanic caves in Villarrica. After an action-packed day relax in the fire-heated hot tubs on the shores of the Liucura River and feast on fresh home-grown organic produce, accompanied by exquisitely selected wines.

    Overnight: Hacienda Hotel Vira Vira

  9. Day 11 San Pedro de Atacama

    Transfer to the airport for your flight north to Calama, via Santiago. Arrive at your hotel after a 2-hour drive west to the desert oasis village of San Pedro de Atacama. Sitting on the edge of a vast salt lake and surrounded by stunning vistas, instantly ease into relaxation mode after a swim in the pool and restorative drink by the fire pit.

    Overnight: Awasi Atacama

  10. Day 12 - 14 Exploring the Atacama Desert

    Spend three full days exploring the geysers, valleys, canyons and numerous other wonders of the Atacama Desert, with your private guide and 4WD vehicle. By nightfall enjoy a gastronomic candle-lit feast beneath the clearest of star-lit night skies.

    Overnight: Awasi Atacama

  11. Day 15 Santiago

    Fly back to Santiago to experience the cultural rise of the city, once considered the poor relation to Buenos Aires. Former turn of the century mansions have been re-born as sophisticated boutique hotels and due to a rise in excellent restaurants, the city is now firmly on the hotlist of food critics and fashionable visitors.

    Overnight: The Singular

  12. Day 16 Day at leisure

    Enjoy the leafy capital of Chile at your leisure. Wander the streets and admire the architecture, scour the markets and enjoy the local street food, head to one of Santiago's fabulous modern art museums or to Parque Metropolitano, better known as Cerro San Cristabal and take the funicular up to one of the high vantage points, for sweeping views over the city.

    Overnight: The Singular

  13. Day 17 Depart

    Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

  14. Depart

Currency
Low £ 5,900 $ 8,252 € 7,019
Mid £ 7,080 $ 9,903 € 8,423
High £ 9,588 $ 13,411 € 11,406

BOOKING NOTES

  • Per person based on two people sharing a room, excluding international flights

INCLUSIONS

  • All accommodation as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • All sightseeing, entrance fees and guide services as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Internal flights where detailed in the itinerary.

EXTRAS

  • International flights.
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary.
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, gratuities (discretionary).
  • Entrance fees and excursions not specifically mentioned as included.
  • Travel insurance or visa fees.
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