Santiago and Patagonia

Travel Type

Custom Travel

Duration

8DAYS

Starts In

Santiago

Starting From

USD $4355

Experience Santiago and Patagonia

Chile

Explore the wonders of Chile with this combination featuring the vibrant capital Santiago and also spend four nights on this side of Patagonia. Long considered a trekkers paradise, this package prefers to explore the region in style and comfort. You will stay in lodges and have incredible access to a range of excursions within the vast Torres del Paine National Park that you can choose from based on your level of adventure and physical fitness.

Build your Experience

$4,355.00$7,900.00

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1. Uncover the details of your itinerary by clicking on the + sign.
2. For highlighted days, select your excursion using the Experience Builder (blue box on the right.)
3. After creating your custom experience, select your preferred travel accommodation style

DAY 1 Arrive Santiago

Start your adventures with a greeting from your local representative and pick up service from Santiago airport. Settle in and get prepared for the next day's discovery of Santiago. Overnight

DAY 2 Explore Santiago

Today you will explore the main streets of historic Santiago, passing the Palacio de la Moneda (Government Palace,) the main Plaza de Armas and Metropolitan Cathedral. Continue to the scenic Parque Forestal and through the bohemian area of Bellavista before heading to the top of San Cristobal Hill for a view of the overall city. (3 hours)

DAY 3 Santiago on your terms

Today you will choose from a excursions to nearby wine country and historic vineyard Cousino Macul, OR head out to the nearby port town of Valparaiso for a tour replicating the local seaside lifestyle, OR travel to Isla Negra for a literary journey into the life of Chile’s most famous poet Pablo Neruda OR delve into the country’s political past and bohemian traditions. Choose an excursion in the Package Builder

DAY 4 Journey to Torres del Paine

Early this morning you will be collected from your hotel and taken to the airport. Fly to Punta Arenas (included) where you will be met by your lodge representative for your journey to the national park. (This can take 4 – 5 hours.) Torres del Paine is exactly what you imagine the ends of the earth will be like, remote, desolate and beautiful, a place where the grandeur of nature at its most inspiring. With an area larger than 2400 square kilometres, where you stay within this region will impact how you can discover it so all our lodges are well located within or close to the perimeter of the national park and offer good access and a range of excursions with which to explore it.

DAY 5 Explore Torres Del Paine

Choose how you will explore this region through the range of excursion options within the national park. Choose from walking and hiking tours, vehicle excursions to scenic points within Torres del Paine and even horse riding excursions. *Different lodges offer a different range of excursions, check package options for details.

DAY 6 Explore Torres Del Paine

Another possibility to explore this beautiful national park based on the activities available at your lodge.

DAY 7 Explore Torres Del Paine

Continue discovering the many wonders within Torres del Paine. (Glacier Grey pictured.)

DAY 8 Journey to and finish in Santiago

Bid farewell to this unique and wonderful region and return to Punta Arenas by road (approx. 4-5 hours.) Fly back to Santiago. Tour Ends.

Departs daily

Depends on flight schedules

Activities

6 guided excursions, 2 opportunities to decide how to explore different locations, between 4 and 12 excursions to choose from (each lodge in Patagonia offers different activities)

Highlights

Thriving cosmopolitan capital Santiago, a personalised experience of Torres del Paine whilst staying in a premium lodge,

Includes

8 nights accommodation, return flights between Santiago and Punta Arenas, daily breakfast, all meals whilst in Patagonia, choice of excursions in Santiago, ability to choose from excursion menu in Torres del Paine, pick up and drop off service between hotel and airports.

Best time

October to March, some lodges close during winter

Visas

Australians don't require a visa but need to pay a reciprocity fee to enter Chile

Currency

Chilean Pesos/US Dollar

Description

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