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Chile - custom tailored just for you

Explore the rugged Andes, high desert, sapphire mountain lakes and more!

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Chile - a rich diversity of landscapes

Over 2600 miles (4200 km) long, and barely 40 miles (64 km) wide at its narrowest point, Chile is a contrast in extremes.

The northern stretches of the country are marked by arid desert bordering Peru and Bolivia, while the southern region forms the heart of rugged Patagonia, down to the southernmost tip of the South American continent. To the west lies the vast Pacific Ocean, while the might Andes Mountains form the border with Argentina to the east. Central Chile is dominated by rich agricultural lands, including bucolic valleys filled with scenic vineyards.

Chile is the ideal country for those who seek to experience nature at her wildest and most diverse. Alpine peaks, deserts, glaciers, temperate rainforests, sapphire lakes and inland seas are just some of the spectacular scenery that awaits travelers as they traverse the country.

Let us piece together a private journey, combining iconic sites and nearby extensions that, together, make an extraordinary trip of a lifetime.

Santiago & Valparaiso

Chile's capital and international gateway, Santiago is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, nestled into a valley at the foot of the Andes. A welcome respite to start or finish your custom Patagonian adventure, Santiago is also a convenient base from which to explore adjacent wine regions and the seaside town of Valparaíso.

Guests staying in Santiago will enjoy a choice of four and five-star luxury accommodations and a wide selection of privately guided half and full-day excursions which can be customized to meet your specific interests.

Half Day

Walking Tour of Santiago (3 hours): Explore Lastarria and the museum district on foot to see the essential sites.
Cycling Santiago’s Parks (3 hours): Santiago has miles of beautiful city parks with trails for easy, relaxed cycling.
Food & Wine Pairing with MOVI (3 hours): An evening with Chile’s innovative Movement of Independent Vintners.
Motomei Dining Experience (5 hours): Mote de Maiz (corn of wheat), the food studio of Chilean Chef Patricio Cáceres.

Full Day

Discover Santiago (6 hours)
Santiago Cooking Class (6 hours)
Discover Valparaiso (10 hours)
Casablanca Valley & Valparaiso (12 hours)
Hiking La Campana National Park (10 hours)

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The Colchagua Wine Region

Only an hour and a half south of Santiago, Colchagua Province produces some of Chile’s finest wines. Rolling hills and bucolic vineyards make a beautiful backdrop to enjoy wine tasting, perhaps some hiking, cycling, and pleasant relaxation.

Impeccable accommodations provide the discerning traveler with exceptional views, indulgent comfort and fine dining.

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The Lakes District

Spanning approximately 200 miles from Pucón to Puerto Varas, Chile’s Lakes District and Chiloé Archipelago provide an opportunity to explore temperate rain forests, alpine forests, dramatic volcanoes, tranquil streams, thundering waterfalls, and inland seas. This is Chile’s multi-sport epicenter, where you can go white-water rafting or enjoy tranquil kayaking, hike volcanic peaks or dense temperate rainforest. Go horseback riding, mountain biking or fly-fishing. Or, if you need a little down time, simply soak up the stunning scenery.

A selection of 5-star lodges and hotels provide outstanding cuisine to fuel your adventure and unparalleled comfort to recharge you for the following day.

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Patagonia

Rugged, windswept and wild, no trip to Patagonia is complete without seeing the magnificent Paine massif which dominates the landscape of Torres del Paine National Park. The park takes its name from the three spectacular granite spires that make up the eastern face of the mountain range. The southern face contains two further towers, resembling horns or “cuernos”.

Visitors come to Torres del Paine to hike several iconic trails which collectively are known as “The W” for the shape it resembles. Non-hikers come to marvel at the spectacular scenery, observe wildlife such as guanacos, foxes, condors and possibly a puma if you’re lucky. In addition to hiking, there are opportunities to enjoy horseback riding, more leisurely walks, and a visit to a working ranch.

Extraordinary lodges, each with comprehensive activities provide luxurious accommodations and sumptuous dining experiences to fuel your daily adventures. Torres del Paine lodges »

Atacama Desert

In the far north of Chile lies the Atacama, a region commonly known as the driest place on earth, with an average rainfall of approximately ½ an inch per year. As vast and as arid as the region may be, the Atacama holds treasures for those willing to explore beyond the ordinary.

Several unique and luxurious lodges, each distinctly different, provide exhilarating activities, fine dining, and impeccable accommodations.

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Easter island (Rapa Nui)

Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, is the southernmost island of the Polynesian triangle, and located some 2,000 miles off Chile's coast.  

Settled during the first millenium, the island's first inhabitants left behind an archeological treasure trove of giant stone carvings or moai, along with a host of other artifacts.

A choice of spectacular lodges serve as your base for exploring the island.

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Pricing

Each custom luxury package is unique and tailor-made to your specific interests and preferences.

The overall cost of your itinerary will depend on several factors, such as:

  • Number of travelers

  • Time of year

  • Length of stay

  • Meal inclusions

  • Grade of accommodation

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Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time to go?

Atacama is an all year round destination as is Rapa Nui. Patagonia and the Lakes District are best experienced from October through April. December & January being the most popular times due to the winter holidays and South American summer vacations.

How do I get there?

The major gateway for Chile is the capital, Santiago. From there, it’s a two-hour flight north to Atacama, three and a half hours south to Patagonia, or five hours west to Rapa Nui. For the Lakes District, it’s a one and a half hour flight to either Temuco or Puerto Montt.

Is this trip for me?

Chile is a delight for all ages and levels of activity. From simple sightseeing to active adventurers, there is something for everyone.

Do I need a visa?

Visas for Chile are not required at this time. For the latest information, it's best to consult your local Chilean consulate.

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