Chile Classic – Round Trip to the Highlights of the Country in 3 Weeks

Chile Classic

Overview

Discover the highlights of Chile from north to south. 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. And 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.



Highlights

Natural spectacle Torres del Paine

King Penguins on Tierra del Fuego

Cone-shaped volcanoes on Llanquihue Lake


Picturesque Elqui Valley

The driest desert in the world



Itinerary

Santiago de Chile
Santiago de Chile

Day 1-3: Santiago de Chile

Here in Santiago beats the heart of Chile. 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.


Puerto Natales
Puerto Natales

Day 3-6: Puerto Natales

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.


Punta Arenas
Punta Arenas

Day 6-8: Punta Arenas

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.


Puerto Varas
Puerto Varas

Day 8-11: Puerto Varas

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.


Pucón
Pucón

Day 11-13: Pucón

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 natural spectacles of Chilean nature up close.


Valparaíso
Valparaíso

Day 13-15: Valparaíso

Valparaíso is famous for its sheet metal covered houses on colorful hills, 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 UNESCO awarded hills of Alegre and Concepción. Furthermore, you get an impression of Chilean food culture during an entertaining cooking class.


La Serena
La Serena

Day 15-17: La Serena

You're going on to La Serena. Walk through the beautiful center of Chile's second oldest city and visit historic colonial buildings. East of La Serena is the pleasant Elqui Valley. 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.


San Pedro de Atacama
San Pedro de Atacama

Day 17-20: San Pedro de Atacama

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.


Santiago de Chile
Santiago de Chile

Day 20-21: Santiago de Chile

You say goodbye to the Atacama Region 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.



What our Travel Packages Include

Travel service:

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  • Individual travel planning, organization and advice

Accommodation:

Basic package Full package

  • 20 nights in standard, comfort or premium accommodation
  • Double room usually with private bathroom and breakfast

Local transport:

Basic package Full package

  • 5 national flights
  • 13 transfer connections
  • 2 bus connections

Half and full day tours:

Basic package Full package

  • Cajón de Maipo and Embalse El Yeso (shared)
  • Highlights Torres del Paine (shared)
  • Boat trip to Glaciers Balmaceda and Serrano (shared)
  • Tierra del Fuego and King Penguins (shared)
  • Lago Todos Los Santos and waterfalls of Petrohué (shared)
  • Tour Chiloé (shared)
  • Lagoons, forests and thermal baths near Pucón (shared)
  • City tour Valparaíso (private)
  • Cooking class in Valparaíso (shared)
  • Valle del Elqui (shared)
  • Lagunas Altiplánicas and Salar de Atacama (shared)
  • Valle de la Luna (shared)
  • Geyser del Tatio (shared)

Additional travel services:

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


Our Prices for your Journey through Chile

Basic Package
Basic Package

Included:

  • Travel service
  • Accommodation
  • Local transport

Total price per person:

From 2.019,00 €

 

Excluded:

Arrival and departure, half and full day tours, entrance fees, travel insurance, short rides, meals

Full Package
Full Package

Included:

  • Travel service
  • Accommodation
  • Local transport
  • Half and full day tours

Total price per person:

From 2.839,00 €

 

Excluded:

Arrival and departure, entrance fees (partly with exceptions), travel insurance, short rides, meals

Additional Travel Services
Additional Travel Services

Add individual travel services to your journey. For example:

  • Intercontinental flights from 977,00 € per person
  • Car hire from 45,00 € per day
  • Motorhome from 90,00 € per day
  • Free adjustment of destinations and order of your journey through Chile

Solidarity tourism

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.


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