Chile is one ultimate place for all the things that you ever wanted to try, attempt, taste and attain in your lifetime. Be it the frothing rivers, endless coastlines, the driest desert on earth or the frozen mountains - Chile has everything for all the adventure junkies. A country of marvelous landscapes, each landscape of Chile offers a unique kind of experience for the tourists. In case you are looking out for some spectacular destination to travel, then Chile is definitely the best place to enjoy an amazing Latin America hiking tour.
(Day 1): Arrival in Santiago - Welcome to Chile
(Day 2): Venture Through San Antonio Valley
(Day 3): A Trekking tour of Lago Toro
(Day 4): Return to Santiago
(Day 5): Departure for Home
PLACES TO VISIT
San Antonio Valley, Lago Toro, Santiago
Santiago surprises tourists with endless delights. The city sits on an inland plain between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. The Mapocho River traverses through the city center, lined with lush parks and views of the snow-capped peaks of the Andes on a clear day. Colorfully painted facades create a lively ambiance in the district. Endearing cafes set out tables and umbrellas for a quaint atmosphere emerging from the city. The city’s historic charms exude from the architecture in neighborhoods of Bellas Artes and Barrio Brasil.
Santiago is cosmopolitan, artistic, and beautifully eccentric, and is filled with friendly people eager to show tourists the proper lifestyle of a Santiaguinos.
Today morning, you’ll witness the city center of Santiago bustling with activity. After breakfast, your private guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel, enthusiastic to escort you to the sensational San Antonio Valley for a day tour of sampling some of Chile’s most famous wines.
Lush hills slope down into the rolling plains of the valley. Vineyards scrape across the landscape and onto the foothills enclosing the basin. A herbaceous scent from the soil diverges into the air. You reach your first vineyard, which is an estate with an organic winery situated on the property. Your wine representative greets you upon your arrival and escorts you through the lush grounds.
You witness the bottling and storage facilities and learn about the process of harvesting the grapes off of the vines. Your guide in the tasting room pours a few samples from the different sections of the vineyard, allowing you to have a taste of the subtly and complexity of the region’s influence on the grape. As you have a sip of the wine, you find a balance of fruitiness and acidity. Your guide then slides a plate of chocolates to you, and you observe how perfectly the flavors complement one another.
This morning, after breakfast, your private guide escorts you from your hotel in the San Antonio Valley to Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport to catch a flight to Punta Arenas. The southern city acts as a central location for tourists who wish to visit Tierra del Fuego and Torres del Paine. Your private guide will meet you at Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport and escorts you to your luxury campsite on the banks of illustrious Lago Toro. The scenery is going to be divine here. Ancient forests and rivers having turquoise waters surround the campsite. The Torres del Paine National Park’s peaks rise over the far shores of the lake. The aroma of native Chilean fire-trees fills the atmosphere. The beauty of nature and the comforts of modern luxury blend forming a harmonious fusion. In the evening, the stars gleam in the sky and are reflected in the glassy surface of the Lago Toro.
The day is entirely yours to explore the surrounding landscape at your leisure, wandering through the trees, around the lake, and up the nearby mountains accompanied by your guide or the well-marked trails. You can choose to head out for a trek up towards the waterfall of Salto Grande, inside Torres del Paine National Park. The scenery easily casts a magnificent spell on you. When you return to the campsite after the trek, you can sit in the luxurious dining hall enjoying a view of Lake Toro and bask in the accomplishment of accomplishing the challenging path all the way to the base of the towers.
In the morning, as you bask in the panoramic view of the wilderness, your private guide meets you on the campgrounds and escorts you to Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport to catch a flight back to Santiago. Today is yours to explore more of this wonderful city.
In the morning, after breakfast, your private guide escorts you from the hotel to Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport to catch your flight back home. The history, culture, and ambiance of Chile have given you enough memories that are going to last a lifetime!
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