CHILE - TOP TO BOTTOM
A fabulous 'top to tail' journey through Chile's hottest places.
CHILE: TOP TO TAIL
SANTIAGO - VALAPARAISO/ VIÑA DEL MAR - SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA - PUERTO VARAS - PUNTA ARENAS
10 DAYS
Tour Highlights
  • Santiago and Valparaiso
  • Atacama Desert
  • Lakes and Volcanoes
  • Andean Lake Cruise
  • Torres del Paine

 

 

Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    Chile

  • When
    :

    Year round

  • What
    :

    Nature and Wildlife, Walking, City Stay

  • Start/ Finish
    :

    Santiago/Punta Arenas

Did you know?

The Cumbres Hotel in Puerto Varas is impressively located, with an elevated view over the Llanquihue lake to the volcanes, this is the most comfortable hotel in Puesto Varas. It has a great lounge area, outdoor terrace and you can relax in the hot tub while admiring the lake view.

Itinerary

Met upon arrival at Santiago airport and transfer to hotel. This afternoon be guided though Santiago’s main attractions, rich history and modern architecture. La Moneda palace, Plaza de Armas main square, Santa Lucia Hill, and some of the Barrios where Santiago comes to life, including where you are staying; Lastarria.

Tour to the Wolrd Heritage City of Valparaiso. A steep and bustling maze of lanes and alleys hiding fabulous architecture and the finest street art.

Rise a funicular to the top and admire the view from the other side of the Pacific.

Fly to Calama, and tranfer to the adobe town of San Pedro. Watch the sunset from the best spot in the nothern Chile: The Mars and Moon valleys which turn into a lunar landscape at dusk.

Your choise today, either visiting the Tatio Gaysers, or the Altiplano lakes. Depart before dawn to explore th Tatio Gaysers, a geothermal field at 4,300 metres where steam clouds soar up to 50 metres in height lighting up as the suns rays greet them at dawn. Or travel through the small villages of the altiplano to Miñiques and Miscanti lagoons also at 4,300 m. Visit the salt flats to see the flamingoes then reahc the stark and striking lagoons and walk slowly around them before returning to San Pedro.

Day to relax and enjoy the sorroundings.

Fly via Santiago to Puerto Montt, the gateaway to the northern Patagonia and home to lakes and volcanoes. Transfer to picturesque Puerto Varas and check in to your hotel on the shore of beautiful lake Llanquihue where, on a fine day you can see uo to four volcanoes.

A beautiful day cruising through the Andes on the Lago Todos los Santos. Pick up from the hotel and drive along the shore of the lake toward the perfectly conical Osorno volcano and call in to Petrohué falls. Board the boat and cruise across the turquoise waters to Peulla. Take time for lunch and enjoy the sorroundings before returning to Puerto Varas in the afternoon.

Fly south to Punta Arenas where you are met and transferred to the bus station for the three hour trip by bus acrossthe far reaching Patagonian steppe to Puerto Natales.

Be amazed on inspired on a full day trip through the majestic Torres del Paine National Park. Gaze in awe at the mighty ‘Torres’, and then again at the jaw dropping ‘Cuernos’, and try to adecuately apture their beauty in memory and on camera.

Take the bus back to Punta Arenas (or across to Argentina) to continue your journey.

Pricing and Inclusions
Pricing and Inclusions

    PRICES FROM

    • Hotel from 3,150
    • Air fares from 820
    • Based on October – March pricing.
    • Seasonal surcharges apply.
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