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.
SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA | BREATHTAKING DESERT
After breakfast, fly to Calama. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred overland to Alto Atacama. Offering one of the most astonishing settings in the world, it’s set within the fertile Catarpe Valley. Spend the afternoon at leisure or choose from an array of half-day excursions that are available at your lodge.
SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA | DELVING INTO THE DESERT
Today, explore the surrounding nature and extraordinary landscapes as you choose. Select from the many shared activities on offer by Alto Atacama, be it a visit to the local museum or a climb to areas of the high plateau.
SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA | EXPLORE YOUR WAY
Continue your exploration of San Pedro De Atacama, perhaps setting out to explore further into the vast landscape.
CASABLANCA VALLEY | SAMPLING CHILEAN WINES
This morning, return to Calama for your flight to Santiago. From here, you journey overland to one of Chile's most important wine-producing areas, the Casablanca Valley. The privileged location — nestled between the Andes and Coastal Mountain Ranges — creates the perfect terroir for some of South America's finest white wines. Today, you visit and stay at Matetic Vineyard, one of the most recognized in the area. Upon arrival at the vineyard, enjoy lunch at its restaurant, followed by a vineyard tour and wine tasting.
VALPARAISO | CITY AND COAST
Drive to picturesque Valparaiso, famous for its labyrinthine hills, covered with colorful old houses. Accessible only by a steep climb or funicular railway, the city's historic quarter was recently named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take a city tour, stopping at Pablo Neruda's residence. Continue up the coast to Viña del Mar, a popular beach town among locals.
TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK | PATAGONIAN ADVENTURES
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. Alternately, you may embark on your first adventure in spectacular Torres del Paine National Park, choosing from a wide range of exclusive activities led by expert local guides. Options include trekking, kayaking and mountain biking. Each one is designed to reveal Patagonia at its most authentic.
PUERTO NATALES | SOARING PEAKS AND PANORAMAS
Continue your exploration of Patagonia’s azure lakes, winding trails, verdant forests and pastoral farms with a host of excursions on offer from the lodge. Today, you may opt to take a mountain bike ride through blue-glacier-topped landscapes or enjoy some extraordinary birdwatching.
PUERTO NATALES | EXPLORE YOUR WAY
Continue to explore your way, perhaps sailing out to the Last Hope Fjord. Observe colonies of blue-eyed cormorants and sea lions before hiking to the mirador (viewpoint) overlooking Serrano Glacier. If tidal conditions permit, disembark on the beach to see the pristine vegetation that surrounds impressive Mount Balmaceda.
PUERTO NATALES | SOARING PEAKS AND PANORAMAS
Enjoy your final day at leisure, perhaps indulging in a spa treatment or setting out for a birdwatching expedition.
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.
DISCOVER SANTIAGO’S CULINARY RICHES
Join a local chef at Santiago’s Central Market to shop for fresh ingredients. Then, prepare a meal together at the chef's home, where you also enjoy an aperitif, appetizers and a firsthand Chilean culinary experience.
ENJOY A 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.
EXPERIENCE EASTER ISLAND
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.
SOAR OVER THE ATACAMA BY HOT AIR BALLOON
Explore Chile's incredible “Valley of the Moon” — the Atacama Desert — by hot air balloon. After a breakfast of tea, coffee, freshly baked pastries and fruit, take to the skies and soar over the desert plains, seeing sculpted rock formations and dunes against a backdrop of towering volcanoes — all from above. After a successful flight, toast your adventure over a glass of sparkling wine.