EXTRAORDINARY CHILE

A 16 day itinerary that offers a out-of-this-world experience in Chile, with unique activities and luxurious accommodation.

Extraordinary Chile starts in Santiago and takes you on a journey extensively covering the many different areas of this vast country. You will discover areas close to Santiago where few people visit, before spending a few nights completing the most famous trek in Patagonia – the ‘W Trek’. This beautiful hike will take you past glaciers, turquoise lakes and jagged mountain peaks. You will then fly out to the remote Easter Island, where you can learn about the unique culture of this ancient place before finishing the trip with a relaxing few days at one of Chile’s famous vineyards.

16 DAY ITINERARY

DAY 1

Fly to Santiago

Today you will board a plane at London Heathrow and take a direct flight to Santiago – the capital city of Chile.

DAY 2

Santiago

Upon arrival in Santiago, a private guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel for the next 2 nights. Once you have checked in, you will have some time to relax before being taken on a private tour of the city. You will visit the highlights of this fantastic city including the Plaza da Armas, the neighbourhood of Bellavista and the panoramic views over the city from atop San Cristobal Hill.

Pin Suggested accommodation – The W Hotel

DAY 3

El Morado Glacier and Hot Springs

Today your guide will accompany you to the quaint town of San Jose de Maipo. Along the way you will be able to appreciate the changing landscapes and local life. You will visit the town square and then continue to Valle de las Arenas where the trek to the El Morado glacier and lake begins. On arrival you will be rewarded with breath-taking views and a hanging glacier which falls away into the surrounding water. You will then have the chance to relax in the hot Baños Colina springs, while sipping on a traditional pisco sour cocktail.

DAY 4

Torres del Paine

This morning you will take a private transfer to Santiago airport and fly to Torres del Paine National Park. On arrival your guide will accompany you to your hotel for the night.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Hotel Grey

DAY 5

W Trek

Today you will take a ferry trip to see the spectacular Grey Glacier before disembarking next to the glacier and walking the first part of the famous W Trek. The route, so called because of its shape, takes in the stunning scenery of Torres Del Paine, the striking mountains and beautiful lakes. You will carry enough for the next few days as you will not be returning to your hotel. You will trek approximately 11km until you reach your accommodation for the evening, a very comfortable ‘refugio’ on the shores of Lago Pehoe.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Lodge Paine Grande

DAY 6

W Trek

Today you depart on the second day of the trek, with more fantastic views of lakes and the Paine massif. You will trek to the French Valley which is an area known for its glaciers and spectacular views across the valley. Cntinie from here onto your next refugio where you will spend the night.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Cabins Los Cuernos

DAY  7

W Trek

After breakfast you will depart on the easiest part of the trek, a short walk along the lake side which leads you to the base of the penultimate ‘Towers Trek’ and the most spectacular part of the whole experience. Here, you can settle into the hotel and enjoy an early night in preparation for the next day.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Hotel Las Torres

DAY  8

W Trek

Today you finish the last part of the W Trek with a challenging hike up to the famous ‘towers’ of Torres del Paine. This walk takes you through ancient woodland, past dramatic rocky peaks and across rivers before you reach the magnificent granite towers which are flanked by a bright blue lake. After you have celebrated the completion of the trek, you will be taken to your luxury hotel for the night in the nearby town of Puerto Natales, where you can indulge in a well-earned beer or a full body massage!

Pin Suggested accommodation – The Singular

DAY  9

Santiago

Today you can have a relaxed morning before being transferred to the airport for your flight back to Santiago. On arrival, your guide will accompany you to your hotel where you will spend the night.

Pin Suggested accommodation – The Aubrey

DAY  10

Easter Island

This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Easter Island. On arrival, your guide will accompany you to your hotel where you will spend the next three nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Explora Rapa Nui

DAYS 11-12

Exploring Easter Island

You will spend these 2 days exploring the fascinating Easter Island. There are numerous activities on offer and each day your personal guide will organise ‘Explorations’ to ensure you get the best of this beautiful island. Observe the ancient Moai statues, marvel at the wonderful landscapes or even enjoy a spot of scuba diving in some of the rich waters that surround the island.

DAY 13

Chilean wine region

Today you will return to Santiago and on arrival take a private transfer to Viña Vik in the wine region where you will spend the next three nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Viña Vik

DAY 14-15

Exploring the wine region

You will spend the next two days relaxing in the wine region of Chile. Take a tour through vineyards, visit wineries and taste the different wines produced or take bike rides and enjoy picnics among the vines. This is a truly wonderful way to end your time in Chile.

DAY 16

Fly home

Today, at the appropriate time you will take a private transfer back to Santiago for your flight home.

This itinerary is priced at £9,410 per person

This is a guide price. Please enquire and we will provide a full personalised quote for you.

All our itineraries are tailor-made to your own requirements so can be modified however you wish.

What’s included in the price:

  • All international and internal flights in economy class (Contact us for different classes or routings)
  • Private transfers throughout
  • 2 nights in Santiago at The W in a Spectacular room with breakfast
  • 1 night in Torres del Paine NP at Hotel Lago Grey in a Superior room with breakfast
  • 1 night in Torres del Paine NP during the W Trek at the Lodge Paine Grande with full board meals and bedding provided
  • 1 night in Torres del Paine NP during the W Trek at the Cabin Los Cuernos with full board meals and bedding provided
  • 1 night in Torres del Paine NP during the W Trek at Las Torres Hotel in a Canelo room with full board meals
  • 1 night in Puerto Natales at The Singular Patagonia in a Singular room with dinner and breakfast included
  • 1 night in Santiago at The Singular Santiago in a Singular room with breakfast
  • 3 nights on Easter Island at the Explora Hotel in a Varua room with all meals and activities included
  • 3 nights in the Chilean wine region at Lodge Vik in a Suite with full board meals
  • Full day private guided tour of Santiago with an English speaking guide and driver
  • Full day private guided tour to El Morado Glacier and hot springs with an English speaking guide and driver
  • Ferry trip to the Grey Glacier
  • 4 days trekking the W Trek in Torres del Paine with an English speaking trekking guide
  • 3 days of activities on Easter Island with an English speaking guide
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FEATURED HOTELS

The W

The W is a luxury, 5-star hotel 5km from Santiago city centre in the upmarket Las Condes district.

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Hotel Lago Grey

The Hotel Lago Grey sits in a privileged position, overlooking the Paine Massif and the Grey Lake with its many icebergs.

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Hotel Las Torres

Hotel Las Torres is a delightful hotel in the heart of Chilean Patagonia. Offering a warm welcome and authentic way of life, it is an excellent start to Torres del Paine.

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Cabins Los Cuernos

Cabins Los Cuernos is located in the heart of the famous W Trek in Torres del Paine national park.

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Lodge Paine Grande

Lodge Paine Grande is located on the banks of Lake Pehoe in the stunning Torres del Paine National Park.

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Explora Rapa Nui

The Explora Rapa Nui is a luxury hotel on Easter Island. Its striking architecture perfectly complements the wild and remote location.

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Viña Vik

Located in the middle of the 11000 acre VIK vineyard, Viña Vik is an avant-garde retreat.

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