Coastal Towns, Atacama Desert & Altiplano - Round Trip through Northern Chile in 3 Weeks

Discover the fascinating north of Chile and its coastal towns, the Atacama Desert, Elqui Valley and the Altiplano. Book your journey through northern Chile with Chile Central.

For example:

Authentic - Northern Chile in 3 Weeks

Santiago de Chile
Santiago de Chile

Day 1-4: Santiago de Chile

Experience & discover:

  • Historic city center
  • Government palace
  • Fish market
  • Hiking in the Andes
  • Visit of thermal baths
  • Wine tour
  • Traditional pottery


Vicuña
Vicuña

Day 4-6: Vicuña

Experience & discover:

  • Insights into the production of the national drink Pisco
  • Visit to an astronomical observatory
  • Residence and museum of Nobel Prize winner Gabriela Mistral
  • Day hikes in the Elqui valley


La Serena
La Serena

Day 6-8: La Serena

Experience & discover:

  • History and culture in the second oldest city of Chile
  • Delicious gastronomy in Coquimbo
  • Visit of cathedral, market and museums
  • Penguin colony


Caldera / Bahía Inglesa
Caldera / Bahía Inglesa

Day 8-11: Caldera / Bahía Inglesa

Experience & discover:

  • Beautiful beaches in a peaceful atmosphere
  • Fishing port and historic buildings in Caldera
  • Impressive views of the desert landscape in the National Park Pan de Azúcar
  • Andean landscape in National Park Nevado Tres Cruces


Iquique
Iquique

Day 12-14: Iquique

Experience & discover:

  • Picturesque port city
  • Aymara culture and museums
  • Surfing and strolling along the beach
  • Saltpetre towns in the area
  • Historic geoglyphs
  • Paleontological traces of dinosaurs


Arica
Arica

Day 14-15: Arica

Experience & discover:

  • Northernmost city of Chile
  • Panoramas from the city hill Morro
  • Impressive desert scenery
  • Market and restaurants


Putre
Putre

Day 15-17: Putre

Experience & discover:

  • Mountainous Atacama landscape on the Altiplano
  • National Park Lauca at over 4,000 meters altitude
  • Flamingos, vicuñas and lamas
  • Indigenous culture of the natives Aymara
  • One of the highest lakes in the world
  • Thermal Baths and volcanoes


Arica
Arica

Day 17-18: Arica

Experience & discover:

  • Relaxing on the beach
  • Valle de Azapa
  • Indigenous culture
  • Trip to Tacna (Peru)


Valparaíso
Valparaíso

Day 18-21: Valparaíso

Experience & discover:

  • History of the port city
  • Colorful architecture on the city hills
  • Famous lifts
  • Graffiti culture
  • Fishing village Quintay
  • Chic neighbor town Viña del Mar


What our Travel Packages include

Travel service:

Basic PackageComfort Package
  • Individual travel planning, organization and advice included

Accommodation:

Basic PackageComfort Package
  • 19 nights in standard or comfort accommodation
  • Double room usually with private bathroom & breakfast

Domestic flight:

Basic PackageComfort Package
  • Arica - Santiago de Chile

Bus connections:

Basic PackageComfort Package
  • Santiago - Vicuña (Semicama)
  • La Serena - Caldera (Semicama)
  • Caldera - Iquique (over night; Cama)
  • Iquique - Arica (Semicama)
  • Arica - Putre (Semicama)
  • Putre - Arica (Semicama)

 


Transfer:

Basic PackageComfort Package
  • Santiago (airport) - Valparaíso (accommodation)
  • Valparaíso (accommodation) - Santiago (airport)

Tours:

Basic PackageComfort Package
  • Day trip in the Andes near Santiago
  • Socially sustainable wine tour near Santiago
  • Elqui Valley & observatory near Vicuña
  • Isla Damas near La Serena
  • Geoglyphs and saltpetre towns near Iquique
  • 3-day Altiplano tour at Arica
  • City tour in Valparaíso
  • Cooking class in Valparaíso

Additional travel services:

Basic Package Comfort Package
  • Intercontinental flights
  • Car rental
  • Travel insurance
  • Language course
  • Other travel services


Our Prices for your Journey through Northern Chile

Basic Package
Basic Package

Inclusive:

  • Travel service
  • Accommodation
  • Domestic flight
  • Bus connections
  • Transfer

Total price per person:

From 1.388,00 US$

 

Exclusive:

Arrival & departure, tours, entrance fees, travel insurance, local transport, food

Comfort Package
Comfort Package

Inclusive:

  • Travel service
  • Accommodation
  • Domestic flight
  • Bus connections
  • Transfer
  • Tours

Total price per person:

From 2.499,00 US$

 

Exclusive:

Arrival & departure, entrance fees, travel insurance, local transport, food

Additional Travel Services
Additional Travel Services

Add individual travel services to your journey. For example:

  • Intercontinental flights from 1.085,00 US$ per person
  • Premium upgrade from 35,00 US$ surcharge per person per day
  • Tours and excursions on request from 22,00 US$ per person
  • Car hire from 50,00 US$ per day
  • Airport transfer from 17,00 US$ per person
  • Caravan hire from 100,00 US$ per day
  • Free adjustment of destinations & order of your journey in Chile

Solidary tourism

Chile Central promotes sustainable and solidary tourism. By booking a travel package, we invite you to support CO2 offset as well as a social project for disadvantaged children in Santiago with a small donation.

 


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