Open from 1st November 2021
Spanning over 2600 miles in length but averaging only 110 miles in width, Chile is a land of startling contrasts. From the lunar landscapes of the high-altitude Atacama Desert, to the glistening glaciers of Patagonia, via world-class wineries and vibrant cultural hotspots, Chile offers something for everyone.
The jewel in Patagonia's vast and impressive crown, Torres del Paine offers some of the finest mountain scenery in the world. Tackle the famous multi-day "W" or "O" treks, or enjoy the azure lakes, ice-blue glaciers and snow-capped mountains on shorter walks from the warm comfort of your eco wilderness lodge.
The Atacama Desert contains a plethora of otherworldly sights; salt pans, lunar valleys, steaming geysers, red rock volcanoes, even high altitude lagoons inhabited by flamingos! It is a wonderland for lovers of dramatic scenery, enjoyed comfortably from sustainable lodges around the oasis town of San Pedro.
Conveniently located a short drive from Santiago and it's international airport, the Casablanca wine region offers blissful relaxation and the best Sauvignon Blanc's in the country, as well as excellent Chardonnay's, Syrah's and Pinot Noir's. The perfect way to start or end your Chile adventure.
13 Days from £3500 pp
The sheer variety of Chile is perfectly captured in this highlights itinerary. From the lunar landscapes and steaming volcanoes of the Atacama, to the glistening lakes and shimmering glaciers of Patagonia, via the vibrant cities of Santiago and Valpariso. Staying at good quality midrange hotels, this itinerary saves your money for the unmissable experiences.
14 days from £3600 pp
Enjoy Chile's famous landscapes Differently on this fully immerse adventure. Trek to your heart's content around the mountains of Torres del Paine, kayak in glacial lakes, cycle through Vineyards, stomp the streets of Santiago, horse-ride to the Moon Valley, and bathe in Atacama hot springs. Active by day, relaxing by night.
14 Days from £4950 pp
Chile is one of the worlds real wilderness playgrounds, and this itinerary places you at the heart of its natural wonders. After a relaxed introduction at a charming vineyard, enjoy extended stays at sustainable luxury lodges in both the arid Atacama Desert and glistening Torres del Paine. Take your pick from a daily menu of included activities, returning to the lodge each evening for delicious food and sublime Chilean wine.
23 days from £6800 pp
Discover Chile's dramatic landscapes and fascinating cultures on this leisurely paced journey. After a week exploring Santiago, Valparaiso and the Winelands, continue south to immerse yourself in the Lake District and Chiloe, including visits to local farms and community cooking classes. End with an in-depth six-night Atacama experience, allowing you to go beyond the usual tourist highlights once again in one of South America’s most stunning settings.
15 days from £8100 pp
No country in Latin America has managed to perfect the luxury sustainable travel experience quite as well as Chile. On this trip you will stay at the finest lodges in the Atacama, Patagonia and Lake District, all of which often sublime service, delicious food, and inclusive guided activities. Bookend the trip with a 5-star boutique hotel in Santiago, and a relaxed fine-dining wine lodge.
4 days from £1800 pp
Starting from San Pedro de Atacama, this extension takes you through the extraordinary landscapes of the Bolivian Altiplano, including a night in a luxury dome perched directly on the dazzling Salt Flats. End your unforgettable 4x4 road trip back in Chile, or continue after a short flight to the fascinating capital La Paz and beautiful Lake Titicaca.
The cornerstone of our Greener, Fairer, Better holidays are the amazing sustainable lodges that we have handpicked for our guests. We prioritise independent properties with a charming boutique style, ethical policies, high quality cuisine, friendly local service, and stunning locations.
Below is a snapshot of our favourites in Chile...
Chile’s length means several climates run simultaneously; dry and arid in the north, cold and luscious in the south, with a varying Mediterranean feel in the centre of the country. Peak summer season runs from December to February when Patagonia experiences near-perfect trekking conditions, whilst the shoulder seasons (Oct-Nov & Mar-Apr) offers fewer crowds.
British Airways fly direct overnight from London Heathrow to Santiago (14-15 hours), from where there are excellent links across the country. With the return flight usually schedule to depart around 1pm, we recommend spending your final night back in Santiago or the nearby winelands for a relaxed end to your holiday.
With restrictions changing regularly at the moment, please check the official updated government advice at https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/chile
We aim to post further details when announcements are made.
Chile's population is around 18 million, with 30% of those living in the capital, Santiago.
Chile's standard time zone is GMT-3.
Easter Island is 2 hours further back at GMT-5.
The Chilean Peso (CLP) is the country's national currency.