Discover the breathtaking nature of Patagonia and central Chile. You visit the vibrant capital Santiago with its many faces, historic squares and breathtaking city panoramas. Close to the Chilean capital, you explore the fascinating landscape of the natural area of the Andes. On a five-day circular hike in the Torres del Paine National Park you enjoy the view on massive mountains, turquoise lakes and huge glaciers. Trek up to the famous peaks of Las Torres, explore the impressive Valle Francés, hike along the picturesque shores of Nordenskjöld Lake and marvel at the imposing Grey Glacier. Travel to one of the southernmost cities in the world and observe the vitality of the King Penguins on Tierra del Fuego. In the port city of Valparaíso, colorful hills, bumpy elevators and outstanding street art are waiting for you. During an entertaining cooking course you will immerse yourself in the world of Chilean gastronomy. And hike in the unspoilt nature of the Cerro La Campana National Park in the hinterland of Valparaíso.
Boat trip on the fjords of Patagonia
Spectacular circular hike in Torres del Paine
Massive Grey Glacier
King Penguins on Tierra del Fuego
Endemic nature in Cerro La Campana National
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. You visit the historical center of the capital. On the city hills of Santa Lucía and San Cristóbal you enjoy fantastic panoramas of the metropolis and the Andes. And on a hike in the El Morado National Park you can immerse yourself in the fascinating landscape of the Andes.
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. Before you start your circular hike in the National Park, you explore the special nature of this region by water and cruise on Patagonian fjords to the Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers. It is rough out here and enchanting.
In an absolutely unique scenery and surrounded by international flair, you are going on a five-day hike along the famous W-Trek. You ascend to the base of the peaks of Las Torres, walk along the shore of the scenic Lake Nordenskjöld and hike through green forests at Valle Francés. On the last day you reach the renowned Grey Glacier. The spectacle of the massive ice field is truly overwhelming.
After your sporty circular hike, you leave the phenomenal Torres del Paine National Park and take a shuttle bus, which takes you back to the small town of Puerto Natales in the evening. It is a good time to put your feet up and review your amazing experiences.
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 watch 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.
Back to central Chile, you stay in Valparaíso. The port city is famous for its sheet metal covered houses, its historic elevators and the outstanding street art full of political and ironic messages. You stroll through the alleys of the UNESCO awarded hills and get an impression of Chilean food culture during an entertaining cooking class. In the Cerro La Campana National Park you hike through green palm forests and have wonderful views of the mountainous surroundings.
Total price per person:
From 2.261,00 €
Arrival and departure, half and full day tours, entrance fees, travel insurance, short rides, meals
Total price per person:
From 2.868,00 €
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.