Discover diverse beauty and remarkable flavors during your customizable 10-day Chile highlights tour. Traverse the terrain of the salt flats in the north and hike beyond boulders for immaculate views of the Torres del Paine towers in Patagonia. From wine tasting in the celebrated Colchagua Valley to gazing at the pristine starlight in the Atacama Desert, your Chile tour will reveal the endless allure of the natural landscape and distinctive Chilean culture.
Santiago – Arrive in Chile’s Capital City with an Introductory Tour
Santiago de Chile is a multicultural metropolis that offers stunning views of the Andes Mountains. The energetic streets host a combination of expansive museums, premium restaurants, and distinctive bohemian flair. You will be met upon arrival at the Santiago airport and transferred to your luxurious accommodation in Las Condes, which is one of the hippest neighborhoods in town. After settling in to the comforts of your accommodations, you will be met in your hotel’s lobby for a private half-day city tour of Santiago.
Your tour will include the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, which is the city’s premier fine arts museum, and the Pre-Columbian Art Museum, whose remarkable collection includes art from Mayan, Aztec, Incan, Mapuche, and other major indigenous cultures. When exploring the Pre-Columbian Art Museum, your guide will explain the history and heritage of the artifacts in connection with the culture of Chile. Your tour will also visit the Plaza de Armas and the neighborhoods of Providencia, Bellavista, and Las Condes. Santiago offers an extensive range of sophisticated dining options, and your guide can provide you with recommendations based on your preferences.
Santiago – Discover the Treasured Wines of the Colchagua Valley
San Pedro – Travel to San Pedro de Atacama with the Day at Leisure
San Pedro – Witness the Landscape of the Atacama Desert
San Pedro – Traverse the Scenery of Chile’s Atacama Desert
Torres del Paine – Transfer to Patagonia at Torres del Paine National
Torres del Paine – Explore the Patagonian Steppe at your Pace
Torres del Paine – Continue Uncovering the Scenery of Patagonia
Torres del Paine – Venture to See Torres del Paine Massif
Torres del Paine – Depart for Home
- Discover the wilderness of Torres del Paine National Park with guided hikes that result in spectacular viewpoints and wildlife sightings
- Delight in the delicious flavors of Chile’s celebrated wines during a private wine tour with a wine and lunch pairing
- Bask in the pristine night sky beneath the Atacama Desert for sensational views of the unimpeded Milky Way
- Enjoy a private tour of the Santiago Pre-Columbian Art Museum for insight into artistic expression before Spanish colonization
- Embrace the seclusion of a panoramic view that sweeps across the renowned Towers of the Torres del Paine mountain group
- Relax in the comforts of luxury accommodations that immerse you in the regional culture and natural beauty of each distinct destination
- Traverse the unique landscape of the salt flats in the Atacama Desert, where the salty terrain resembles fresh snowfall
- Witness powerful boiling spurts of water and steaming hot springs at Tatio Geysers when visiting the Atacama Desert
You will have an immersive experience into the culture and natural wonders of South America during your luxurious 10-day Chile tour that focuses on the country’s highlights, from Santiago to the Colchagua Valley and from the Atacama Desert to Patagonia. Your escorted transfers, luxurious accommodation, private guides, and introduction to the delicious flavors will help uncover the treasures of the country from north to south. Whether you prefer to adventure in the wilderness or to relax in the winelands, your customizable tour offers an encompassing introduction to the best of Chile.
Your thrilling tour of Chile will begin with your arrival in Santiago, where you will have two nights to enjoy the fascinating capital of the country. You can spend time exploring the diverse ambiances of the distinctive neighborhoods and the rambunctious Central Market before spending time on a guided tour that will allow you to sample the favored flavors of wines produced in the Colchagua Valley. You will also visit some of the region’s celebrated vineyards before traveling to the town of San Pedro de Atacama for three nights. Your time in the north will highlight the majesty of the salt flats, and, here, you can find lagoons, a bleached-white landscape, and night skies that are bejeweled with starlight. You will also traverse the lunar-like landscape of the Valley of the Moon.
When you venture south to Torres del Paine for four nights, you can relax amidst the dramatic landscape in a luxury resort that offers spectacular views of the surrounding scenery. You will also have a variety of options for excursions during your time in the national park, which will allow you to discover the marvelous viewpoints, thriving wildlife, and stunning skyline of the Torres del Paine Massif. You can also kayak on Lake Toro, listen to the crashing waters of El Salto Grande waterfall, and absorb the breathtaking panorama of the Torres del Paine towers. On your final day in Patagonia, your private transfer will escort you back to Puerto Natales for your flight home.
$3,245 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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