Chile Intensive – Essence of the Country on a Round Trip in 3 Weeks

Chile Intensive

Overview

Discover the essence of Chile on a round trip in 3 weeks. You visit the vibrant capital Santiago with its many faces, historical places and great city panoramas. At Puerto Natales you dive into the wild nature of southern Patagonia with massive mountains, turquoise lakes and mighty glacier ice. Travel to one of the southernmost cities in the world and observe the agile bustle of King Penguins on Tierra del Fuego. In the Lake Region around Puerto Varas, the view of cone-shaped volcanic peaks and picturesque waters overwhelms you. Admire stilt houses, wooden churches and mystical island culture on Chiloé. At San Pedro de Atacama, sandy moonscapes and salt lakes, bubbling geysers and starry skies surround you. And in the port city of Valparaíso, colorful hills, jolting elevators and outstanding street art are waiting for you.



Highlights

Natural spectacle Torres del Paine

Majestic Perito Moreno Glacier

Boat trip on Lago Todos los Santos


Crusted salt lakes and powerful volcanoes

Wine culture in the Casablanca Valley



Itinerary

Santiago de Chile
Santiago de Chile

Day 1-4: Santiago de Chile

Welcome to Chile! Here in Santiago beats the heart of Chile. And at the same time, at the foot of the snow-covered mountains and not far from the mighty ocean, you feel what gave this country its name according to a legend: Chilli - where the world ends. Glorious buildings and busy commerce on the streets, flourishing parks and modern high-rise complexes come together in Santiago. And the secrets of the Andean habitat of central Chile get revealed on an excursion to the Cajón del Maipo.

Puerto Natales
Puerto Natales

Day 4-8: Puerto Natales

You move on to the extreme south of Chile at Puerto Natales. Discover the highlights of the renowned Torres del Paine National Park. Turquoise lakes and jagged granite mountains, floating ice floes and grazing guanacos combine to create an incomparable scenery of Patagonia. On a boat trip, you cruise on the Fjord Última Esperanza to the glaciers Balmaceda and Serrano in the Bernardo O'Higgins National Park. And you listen to the powerful crackling of the Argentine Moreno Glacier.

Punta Arenas
Punta Arenas

Day 8-10: Punta Arenas

You travel to Punta Arenas, one of the southernmost cities on earth. This is where the American continent ends. And that is how it feels. On an excursion you cross the famous Strait of Magellan and enter Tierra del Fuego. In Parque Pingüino Rey, King Penguins with orange beaks and up to nearly one meter tall, breed in groups, waddle around and groom their plumage. There is a special aura that pervades Tierra del Fuego, which you soak up here.

Puerto Varas
Puerto Varas

Day 10-14: Puerto Varas

Puerto Varas carries its own magic with its panorama of the sparkling Lago Llanquihue and the snowy volcanoes on the horizon, with German architecture and inviting cafes. The inexhaustible rapids of Río Petrohué break over the volcanic rocks and roar impetuously. On the island of Chiloé, you discover colorful stilt houses, wooden churches and indigenous mythology. And on a boat trip to Villa Peulla you cross the iridescent Lake Todos los Santos.

San Pedro de Atacama
San Pedro de Atacama

Day 14-18: San Pedro de Atacama

Pink-feathered flamingos gather on the shores of Andean lagoons. Between small desert settlements with traditional adobe architecture stretches the crusted salt field of the immeasurable Salar de Atacama. The fascinating desert scenery of Valle de la Luna looks like the ground of an alien planet. And smoke rises from the bubbling geysers of El Tatio while vicuñas and rheas roam the mountains. This and more is presented by the Atacama Desert around the oasis of San Pedro de Atacama.

Valparaíso
Valparaíso

Day 18-21: Valparaíso

Valparaíso is known for its colorful tin-clad houses, historic elevators and street art full of politics and irony. Meander attentively through the winding sidewalks on the hills of the port city. An entertaining cooking class gives you a taste of Chilean food culture. In the Casablanca Valley, you gain interesting glimpses into local viticulture. And encircled by pine forests and the shimmering Pacific Ocean, you listen to the harmonious sound of the sea in Quintay.


What our Packages include

Travel service:

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  • Individual advice before and during your journey
  • Tailor-made travel planning and organization

Accommodation:

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

Local transport:

Basic package Full package
  • 4 national flights
  • 11 transfer connections

Half and full day tours:

Basic package Full package
  • City tour Santiago (private)
  • Cajón del Maipo and Embalse El Yeso (shared)
  • Highlights Torres del Paine (shared)
  • Boat trip to Glaciers Balmaceda and Serrano (shared)
  • Glacier Perito Moreno (shared)
  • Tierra del Fuego and King Penguins (shared)
  • Waterfalls of Petrohué and Osorno Volcano (shared)
  • Tour Chiloé (shared)
  • Lago Todos Los Santos (shared)
  • Lagunas Altiplánicas, Salar de Atacama and Piedras Rojas (shared)
  • Geyser del Tatio (shared)
  • Valle del Arcoíris (shared)
  • Valle de la Luna (shared)
  • Cooking class in Valparaíso (shared)
  • City tour Valparaíso (private)
  • Quintay and winery at Casablanca (private; excl. tasting)

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 €2,393.00

 

Excluded:

Arrival and departure, half and full day tours, entrance fees, travel insurance, short rides, meals not mentioned

Full Package
Full Package

Included:

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

Total price per person:

From €3,954.00

 

Excluded:

Arrival and departure, entrance fees (partly with exceptions), travel insurance, short rides, meals not mentioned

Additional Travel Services
Additional Travel Services

Add individual travel services to your journey. For example:

  • Intercontinental flights from €970.00 per person
  • Car hire from €59.00 per day
  • Family motorhome from €226.00 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.

 

Decided in advance? We offer attractive special rates for early bookers.


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