Chile is an excellent destination for backpackers in South America. This country offers some of the world’s classic trekking routes through the craggy mountains of the Torres del Paine National Park. Chile has a range of adventures to offer the tourists such as the Patagonian rainforest and wildlife and the millennial glaciers. Join this Latin America adventure travel through Santiago and Patagonia in Chile.
Explore the capital city Santiago
Hike in Torres del Paine National Park
Join group adventure in Patagonia
Enjoy luxury accommodation throughout the journey
This Latin America adventure journey will start in the world-famous capital of Santiago where we will enjoy the culture, food, and spirit of the bustling city amidst the mountains. After a taste of life in the city, we will head to one of the most impressive and monstrous landscapes in the world, Patagonia. There will be an opportunity for unforgettable hikes & photographs throughout this adventure with multiple activities available for any fitness levels! Please check the exciting details in the itinerary section.
On your arrival at the Santiago International Airport, we will pick you up and drive to your r boutique style accommodations. Once you are settled down in your hotel, the rest of the day will be at leisure. You can take rest or wander around this beautiful city.
In the morning we’ll enjoy a warm breakfast and join a briefing session of our itinerary for the week. Next, we will get ready to become a chef for the day! Today we will head out for a gastronomic tour that includes shopping at a local market, a cooking session in the local style, and entertaining in our very own prepared lunch! Our private guide will accompany us at the hotel with interesting commentary about the history, shopping guidance, and genuine local perspective throughout the day. On our arrival at the restaurant, we will be greeted by the chef & staff and our gastronomic class will be started. First, we will savor a tasty Pisco Sour to begin the cooking off right! After lunch, you will enjoy the rest of the day exploring the city on your own or with the group. Before bed, grab a delicious dinner on your own or join our tour leader to a local restaurant.
Depart from your Santiago hotel in a comfortable private vehicle to start your tour to the historical center of the city. Cherish the diverse array of architectural styles as you wonder at the imperial grandeur of the Moneda Palace and soak up the vigorous atmosphere of Plaza de Armas. Enjoy the elaborate facade of the Cathedral, passing the majestic Central Post Office as you travel. Admire the flourishing glory of Parque Forestal, a beautiful park based on the design of Paris’ Champs-Elysees, and feel the bohemian ambiance and vivid street art of Bellavista neighborhood. Climb to the summit of San Cristobal Hill for picturesque vistas of the glittering city, witnessing the dramatic Andes mountain range in the distance. End your cultural tour by exploring the bespoke boutiques of Los Granderos del Alba, a handicraft village in which artisan treasures are widespread. The market remains closed on Monday when an alternative appeal is substituted. The tour ends here to allow you to extend your exploration of the city independently.
Today after breakfast, we’ll be accompanied to the airport for our flight to the wonderland known as Patagonia. On our arrival in Punta Arenas, our hosts will greet and transfer the group to their excellent boutique home amidst the mountains. Depending on the flight, we’ll stop for lunch on our way or enjoy our launch upon arrival at the accommodations. You can enjoy the rest of the evening as you like Tonight we will enjoy a welcome dinner among new friends and travel buddies who will remain friends for years.
Eat a healthy breakfast this morning because after breakfast we’ll be hitting the trails for some incredible hikes, nature walks, and endless opportunities for striking landscape photographs. Each day at Patagonia Camp you will have interesting options for activities to choose from. For those who like to take it easy, you can always stay back and enjoy the charm of the surroundings and take short walks around your accommodation at your own pace. The serene and beautifully created Patagonia Camp pays attention to every end detail, integrating high-end comforts with the beauty of the surrounding nature. There is always plenty of peace to take in around the “the camp” to keep occupied for those who choose to stay back & relax for the day. For outdoor activities, full day & half day options will be offered to choose as a group. Each evening we will be briefed for the following day. All excursions are fully guided and as a group, we must choose hikes together. During the excursion, when required, we will split into two options, easy & moderate-difficult options based on the fitness level. The group leader and hiking guides will give options for each day to cater to the group’s best interest based on overall preferences and physical fitness abilities.
This is the third day of your Chilean Patagonia and you’ll have to start it off a little earlier! After breakfast venture out for a whole day excursion to the Torres del Paine National Park. This park is a UNESCO World Heritage listed site. Travelers from around the globe come to this place every year to revel at its beauty! This Patagonia’s rugged steppe country is one of the most loved tourist attractions for being home to a large number of endangered species. Today, you’re going to see large herds of sheep and different types of animals that resemble species that are formed by the cross of camel and llama. And, it’s an exhilarating experience to see the rugged snow-kissed Torres del Paine mountains that tower beautifully in the background. After this, you’ll be visiting today the Salto Grande waterfall that is located on Patagonia’s lovely lakes Pehoe and the Pehoe River. Topped by the snowy white peaks of Grey Glacier this Salto Grande waterfall looks fascinatingly charming. In the evening, you’ll be returning back to Puerto Natales. Get back to your den and enjoy your dinner!
Today brings one last thrilling adventure with plenty more photos to be clicked. Whichever activity we choose the last evening, we know by now we can’t go wrong regardless. The day ends with a final night goodbye dinner in the dining room with wonderful & iconic views of Torres Del Paine! Catch up and celebrate the week’s incredible journey before heading to bed one last time among the grand mountains of Patagonia, beneath some of the purest, starry skies on earth.
Today we bid goodbye to the thinnest country in the world. We’ll enjoy breakfast at Patagonia Camp and set off on our final adventure near the camp. Bid farewell to this unique place among Mother Nature’s brilliant work. Our loving hosts will accompany us back to Punta Arenas with a packed lunch from the camp for our connecting flight home to Santiago.
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