Hiking in Atacama, Chile

Chile Adventure Tour: Snowcapped Peaks to High Deserts

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Chile

Places Visited

Santiago (City), Pucón, Valle Nevado, Atacama Desert

Suggested Duration

13 Days

Absolute hiking and skiing adventure awaits on this captivating 13-day tour across the remarkably varied environments of Chile. From the cityscape of Santiago to the sprawling wilderness of Pucón, the snowy summits of Valle Nevado to the unending desert of Atacama, you will uncover every idyllic inch of Chile’s most memorable hiking and skiing destinations.

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Trip Highlights

  • Bask in the breathtaking natural wonders nestled at the foothills of the snowy Andes Mountains on brisk hikes along pathways weaving through the Yerba Loca Nature Sanctuary outside of Santiago
  • Enter the spectacular forests, witness the mighty craters, and appreciate the sparkling lakeside spectacles dominating the bewitching environment of Villarrica National Park during a vitalizing trek
  • Speed over rocky rapids dotting the Trancura River on a thrilling rafting trip surrounded by the staggering natural beauty that blankets this untouched rainforest paradise
  • Spend time wallowing in the whimsical natural beauty that surrounds the serene Quillelhue, Perdida and Huenfiuca lagoons, capturing images of the beautiful creatures who call these sparkling waters home
  • Spend days exploring the steep snowy slopes of the Valle Nevado ski resort during riveting speedy journeys down the world-class trails
  • Soak up the splendors of your stunning ski resort by relishing a therapeutic spa remedy at the world-class center in your accommodation
  • Cruise across the coral colored sands of the Atacama Desert on mountain bikes as you whisk across Death Valley to witness the iconic canyons carved into the earth
  • Peacefully trot through the sandy desert on horseback, visiting the traditional communities with ancient cultural roots to eras dating back before Incan civilization
  • Revel in a hike sharing insight into the ancient Atacameño town of Río Grande, presenting images of the antique architecture lining agricultural fields and the relics of the bygone world

Starting Price

$5,195 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.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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