Patagonia Explorer

Chile Tour: Remote and Rugged Patagonia Adventure 

For those looking for adventure in some of the more remote and pristine parts of Chile, this itinerary is calling you. Begin your Chile tour in Santiago, where you will have the opportunity to visit the city's quirky coastline of Valparaiso with your private guide. Then it’s on to the adventure! Fly into Northern Patagonia for a few days of exploration. Spend your morning rafting the wild River Baker, and afternoons boating and hiking through Tamango National Reserve. You’ll drive to Puerto Tranquilo and boat through the famed Marble Cathedrals. Next, it’s off to the “End of the World” and Cape Horn to navigate the Strait of Magellan in search of penguins. Your final stop will be Torres del Paine; fill your days with hikes and horseback riding surrounded by dramatic peaks and glacial lakes.

Chile tour: 12 days/11 nights

DAYS 1 & 2

Arrive in Santiago, Hotel Cumbres Lastarria

DAYS 3 & 4

Fly to Patagonia Park, The Lodge at Valle Chacabuco

DAYS 5 & 6

Transfer by road to Puerto Rio Tranquilo, Hostal el Puesto

Day 7

Fly to Punta Arenas, Hotel Cabo de Hornos

DAYS 8, 9, 10 & 11

Transfer to Torres del Paine, Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa

Day 12

Return to Punta Arenas, depart

Highlights

  • Start your Chile tour in the dynamic city of Santiago, where culture, culinary delights and artistry await. Dive into the charming alleys and poetic history that thrive in Valparaiso with a full day tour, soaking up the charms of the Southern Hemisphere. 
  • Next, you fly south to Patagonia Park, the gateway to Patagonia. Spend your days traversing rapids, hiking through the national reserve and taking scenic boat rides, as you explore this untouched piece of Patagonia. 
  • In the Aysen Region, board a boat to explore the otherworldly marble cathedrals followed by an afternoon on horseback. The following day, cross the Exploradores River and navigate on boat to the Laguna San Rafael, the entry to the “River of Icebergs”. See the calving glaciers up close before a beach picnic provides a break to soak in the panoramic views.
  • From here, you will hop on a plane to fly to Punta Arenas, the southernmost point of mainland Chile! With just a quick stop, be sure to take advantage of the port, which offers boat cruises through the Strait of Magellan to see they penguin colonies out at sea.
  • Your last stop is Torres del Paine, Chile’s most famous National Park encompassing mountains, glaciers, lakes, and rivers. This is an adventurers paradise! When you arrive at Tierra Patagonia, you will create a bespoke excursion plan which can include hiking tours to wilderness bike rides, horseback adventures to kayaking expeditions, there is something for every type of active traveler!

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Hotel Cumbres Lastarria

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The Lodge at Valle Chacabuco

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Hostal El Puesto

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Hotel Cabo de Hornos

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Tierra Patagonia

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