Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customized to your interests.
Arrive Santiago, Chile
Arrive in Santiago, capital of Chile, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. After checking in, set off on a city tour with your private guide to explore this fascinating modern metropolis.
Santiago / Valparaíso / Santiago | Seaside Poetry
Travel overland to explore the coast and the second-largest city in Chile, Valparaíso. Spectacularly situated between the mountains and the sea, this historic port is home to colorful neighborhoods connected by winding streets. Your private guide leads you to the city center, where you visit Plaza de la Victoria, the famous Turri Clock, the docks and fisherman's' wharf and Chilean Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda's Valparaíso residence. After lunch, continue to nearby Viña del Mar, touring this Ciudad Jardín (Garden City) with its lavish gardens and Mediterranean atmosphere. Return to Santiago, stopping en route to visit the acclaimed, family-owned Casas del Bosque vineyard to sample its vintages.
Puerto Varas | Chilean Lakes & Waterfalls
After breakfast, fly to Puerto Montt. Transfer to Puerto Varas and your hotel on the banks of beautiful Llanquihue Lake. Later, set off with your local guide for adventures in Vicente Perez Rosales National Park. Ride a scenic chairlift up the slopes of Osorno Volcano, partake in a forest hike to mint-green Petrohue Falls and enjoy expansive views over Lake Todos los Santos.
Chiloé Island | Penguins & Picturesque Fishing Villages
This morning, ride a ferryboat to Chiloé Island. Settled by the Spanish in 1565, this legendary island is home to emerald forests; rolling hills shrouded in mist; and tiny, picturesque coves that harbor a colorful palette of wooden fishing skiffs. Visit a fishing village and Chiloé’s shores to watch for wildlife that includes dolphins and Magellanic penguins. After lunch, visit the charming market of Ancud and museum of the churches of Chiloé. Return to Puerto Varas.
Puerto Natales | Adventures in Patagonia
Fly to Punta Arenas and journey overland to your luxury hotel overlooking a Patagonian fjord and the fishing village of Puerto Natales. After lunch, enjoy the remainder of your afternoon at leisure in Puerto Natales or embark on your first adventures in spectacular Torres del Paine National Park. Choose from a wide range of exclusive activities led by your expert local guides, such as trekking, kayaking and mountain biking — all designed to reveal Patagonia at its most authentic.
Torres Del Paine National Park | Soaring Peaks & Panoramas
Continue exploring the magnificent wilderness of Torres del Paine, choosing from the many expeditions and activities available to you daily at The Singular Patagonia. A UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, the park is renowned for its otherworldly landscape of soaring granite spires, ice and deserted pampas. See firsthand how the jagged granite ridges and spires of the mountains are magnificently serrated, while also keeping watch for a soaring Andean condor riding an updraft; later opt to explore by horseback ride. Tonight, unwind after a day of adventure or step outside for views of a Patagonian night sky awash with stars.
Puerto Natales | Colors of Patagonia
More breathtaking excursions from your lodge await today. Take a mountain bike ride through blue-glacier-topped landscapes or enjoy some extraordinary bird watching — among the 20 expeditions, each offered at different grades of difficulty and duration, that showcase the azure lakes, trails and verdant forests and farms of Patagonia.
Puerto Natales | Chilean Fjords & Wildlife
Complete your final day in Patagonia with more excursions and activities that take you deep inside of the park. You may also choose an optional sail through the Patagonian Fjords, reaching Last Hope Fjord. Enjoy time observing colonies of blue-eyed cormorants and sea lions, stop for a hike to the mirador (viewpoint) overlooking Serrano Glacier. If tidal conditions permit, disembark on the beach to observe the pristine vegetation that surrounds the impressive Mount Balmaceda.
Puerto Natales / Santiago / Depart
Transfer to the airport and fly to Santiago, where you connect with your international flight home.
Enhance Your Journey
Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.
Alternate hotels and room upgrades are available for this journey.
Santiago Culinary Tour
Join a local chef for a taste of Santiago, visiting the Central Market together to shop for fresh ingredients. Then, prepare a meal together at the chef's home, where you also enjoy an aperitif, appetizers and a first-hand Chilean culinary experience.
Private Wine-making Experience
Play winemaker for a day with this exclusive opportunity to create your own assemblage in a winery. Your experience includes a tour of the winery, an enologist-led presentation on Chilean wine-making and a jury to select the prize-winning wine.
Explore Chile's incredible Atacama Desert on a four-day extension. Choose to experience everything from hikes through its salt flats and over the scenic Catarpe Valley to bicycle tours around the stunningly white Cejar Lagoon to hot air balloon rides above the desert at sunrise.
Easter Island Experience
Enjoy a four-day extension on fascinating Easter Island. Stay along the coast and set off on guided excursions that include bicycle rides through volcanic landscapes, treks to archaeological sites, and snorkeling and fishing trips at sea.