Discover Chile in all its facets. You visit the vibrant capital Santiago with its many faces, historic squares and breathtaking city panoramas. In the rugged southern Patagonia you are immersed in wild nature with massive mountains, turquoise lakes and huge glaciers. Travel to one of the southernmost cities in the world and observe the vitality of the King Penguins on Tierra del Fuego. In the Lake Region near Puerto Varas, the view of cone-shaped volcanoes and picturesque waters will overwhelm you. Admire the mystical culture on the island of Chiloé. At Pucón you get impressed by wild water flows, active volcanoes and the indigenous cultural heritage of the Mapuche. In the port city of Valparaíso, colorful hills, bumpy elevators and outstanding street art are waiting for you. Colonial architecture, traditional Pisco culture in the Elqui Valley and long sandy beaches characterize La Serena. At San Pedro de Atacama, you are surrounded by sandy lunar landscapes, salt lakes and bubbling geysers. Bathe in hot springs, marvel at the sunset behind wide sand dunes and gaze into a unique world of stars. And the remote Rapa Nui / Easter Island fascinates with its beaches surrounded by palm trees and reverent Moai statues.
Nature spectacle Torres del Paine
Cone-shaped volcanoes on Llanquihue Lake
Penguins and dolphins on Isla Damas
The driest desert in the world
Beaches and history on Easter Island
Chile's heart beats here in Santiago. And at the same time, it feels a bit like what gave this country its name according to a legend: Chilli – where the world ends. Stroll through the historical center of the capital. And you visit the beautiful Andean nature of the Maipo Valley. You are not far away from Santiago, but you experience a completely different landscape in a wonderful atmosphere.
You travel to Puerto Natales in the extreme south of the country, the starting point to one of the most important sights of the continent: the famous Torres del Paine National Park. Discover the highlights of the Nature Reserve with its turquoise lakes, mountain landscapes and ice fields. And you cruise by boat on Patagonian fjords to the Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers. It is rough out here and enchanting.
You continue your journey to Punta Arenas, one of the southernmost cities on earth. This is where the American continent ends and this is how it feels. You cross the famous Strait of Magellan and observe the amusing hustle and bustle of the local penguin colonies. Enjoy the sparsely populated landscape of the historic Tierra del Fuego and the special flair of Patagonia.
The city of Puerto Varas has its very own magic with its panorama of the beautiful Llanquihue Lake and the snow-covered volcanoes. Watch the endless rupture of the waterfalls of Petrohué. On the adjoining Lago Todos Los Santos, you take a pleasant boat trip. And you experience the island of Chiloé with its waterside houses on stilts, the typical wooden churches and the maritime gastronomy.
The chic Pucón is surrounded by dense Araucaria forests and picturesque waters. You can get an impression of this masterpiece of nature on an excursion to the lagoons, rivers, waterfalls and forests of this charming region. And on an optional ascent of the active Villarrica Volcano you can experience one of the most impressive nature spectacles of Chilean nature up close.
Valparaíso is famous for its colorful sheet metal covered houses, its historic elevators and the outstanding street art full of political and ironic messages. Get to know the many faces of the port city and stroll through the alleys of the hills of Alegre and Concepción. During an entertaining cooking class you get an impression of Chilean food culture. Taste excellent wine in the Casablanca Valley and enjoy the peace of the fishing village of Quintay surrounded by pine forests.
You're going on to La Serena. Walk through the beautiful center of Chile's second oldest city and visit historic colonial buildings. The pleasant Elqui Valley is east of La Serena. The mystical region seems like a green oasis in the dry surroundings. Here you learn interesting background information about the local wine cultivation and the production of the national drink Pisco.
You land in San Pedro de Atacama in the middle of the driest desert in the world. Marvel at blue lagoons at over 4.000 meters, gigantic volcanoes and endless salt lakes. The fascinating scenery of the famous Valle de la Luna looks like the terrain of a foreign planet. And you visit the craters of the El Tatio Volcano. Steam rises from the bubbling geysers where you can bathe while vicuñas roam the mountains.
You leave the Atacama Region and fly back to the capital. Here you can enjoy cafés, markets or museums and feel the remarkable contrast between life in the desert and the wild hustle and bustle of the metropolis before you depart the next day and travel to the island of Rapa Nui.
Almost 4.000 kilometers from the Chilean mainland is the legendary Easter Island, where you are spending the coming days. You admire unique Moai statues and explore extinct volcanoes, visit traditional villages and indigenous ceremonial sites. On dreamlike sandy beaches you put your feet up under palm trees and let yourself drift to the special rhythm of Rapa Nui.
You say goodbye to Rapa Nui and return to the capital of Chile. Here you have the opportunity to walk through historic streets and new trendy districts, to visit galleries and to discover local handicrafts. Take a last look from one of the many viewpoints onto the vibrant metropolis and the incredible peaks of the snow-covered Andes.
Total price per person:
From 3.714,00 €
Arrival and departure, half and full day tours, entrance fees, travel insurance, short rides, meals
Total price per person:
From 4.781,00 €
Arrival and departure, entrance fees (partly with exceptions), travel insurance, short rides, meals
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Chile Central promotes sustainable and solidarity tourism. By booking your trip, you support CO₂ offset as well as a social project for disadvantaged children in Santiago.