Patagonia Active – Patagonia Trip with Central Chile in 2 Weeks

Patagonia Active

Overview

Discover the breathtaking nature of Patagonia and central Chile on a round trip in 2 weeks. You visit the vibrant capital Santiago with its many faces, historical places and great city panoramas. The secrets of the Andean habitat of central Chile get revealed in the Maipo Valley. In rugged southern Patagonia you dive into wild nature with massive mountains, turquoise lakes and mighty glacier ice. On hikes in the famous Torres del Paine National Park, you marvel at the pointed peaks of Las Torres, the wonderful Lago Nordenskjöld and the imposing Grey Glacier. Travel to one of the southernmost cities in the world and observe the agile bustle of King Penguins on Tierra del Fuego. In the port city of Valparaíso, colorful hills, jolting elevators and outstanding street art are waiting for you. And in the ravishing Cerro La Campana National Park you roam green palm forests.



Highlights

Boat trip on Fjord Última Esperanza

Spectacular circuit hike in Torres del Paine

Monumental Glacier Grey


Penguins on Tierra del Fuego

Palm trees in the Campana Park



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 on a hike in El Morado National Park, you dive into the ravishing landscape of the Andes.

Puerto Natales
Puerto Natales

Day 4-6: Puerto Natales

You move on to the extreme south of Chile. Puerto Natales is the gateway to the grandiose phenomena of Patagonia. First, get absorbed by the vivid and dreamy mood of the town and breathe in the fresh air of the fissured tip of South America. And on a boat trip, you cruise on the Fjord Última Esperanza to the glaciers Balmaceda and Serrano in the Bernardo O'Higgins National Park. It is rough out here and magical.

Torres del Paine National Park
Torres del Paine National Park

Day 6-10: National Park Torres del Paine

In a unique scenery and surrounded by international flair, you go on a five-day hike along the W-Trek of the renowned Torres del Paine National Park. You ascend to the pointed peaks Las Torres, wander along the shore of the enchanting Lago Nordenskjöld and hike through green forests in Valle Francés. On the last day you reach the monumental Grey Glacier. The sight of the massive slab of ice is overwhelming.

Puerto Natales
Puerto Natales

Day 10-11: Puerto Natales

After your sporty circular hike, you leave the Torres del Paine National Park. By ferry you cross Lago Grey and a shuttle bus takes you back to the small town of Puerto Natales in the evening. It is a good moment to introspect and to review your experiences.

Punta Arenas
Punta Arenas

Day 11-13: 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.

Valparaíso
Valparaíso

Day 13-16: Valparaíso

You return to central Chile. 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 this freedom-loving coastal metropolis. Go up the myriad, exhilaratingly designed stairways of the port city. An entertaining cooking class gives you a taste of Chilean food culture. And on a hike in the charming Cerro La Campana National Park, you cross green palm forests.


What our Travel Packages Include

Travel service:

Basic package Full package
  • Individual travel planning, organization and advice

Accommodation:

Basic package Full package
  • 11 nights in standard, comfort or premium accommodation
  • Double room usually with private bathroom and breakfast
  • Accommodation during multi-day hike see below

Local transport:

Basic package Full package
  • 2 national flights
  • 7 transfer connections
  • 2 bus connections

Multi-day tour:

Basic package Full package
  • 5-day hike without guidance in the Torres del Paine National Park
  • 15 to 25 km hikes daily
  • Trekking along the French Valley Trail, Grey Glacier Trail and to Base Las Torres
  • 4 nights in mountain huts (shared room)
  • Full board (with lunch box)

Half and full day tours:

Basic package   Full package
  • City tour Santiago (private)
  • Hike to Morado Glacier (shared)
  • Boat trip to Glaciers Balmaceda and Serrano (shared)
  • Tierra del Fuego and King Penguins (shared)
  • Cooking class in Valparaíso (shared)
  • City tour Valparaíso (private)
  • Hike in Cerro La Campana National Park (private)

Additional travel services:

Basic package   Full package
  • 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
  • Multi-day tour

Total price per person:

From 2.633,00 €

 

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
  • Multi-day tour
  • Half and full day tours

Total price per person:

From 3.339,00 €

 

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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