Santiago, Atacama Desert, Lakes Region

REGION: Northern, Central and South of Chile(North Patagonia).
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy) to 2 (Medium)
SUMMARY:
Central Valley: Santiago, Viña Undurraga, Casablanca Wine Valley,  Viña del Mar, Valparaiso.
Northern Chile: Calama , San Pedro de Atacama, Valle de la Luna (Moon Valley) Atacama Salt Flat Lake , Altiplanic Lagoons, Toconao Village, Tatio Geysers, Machuca Village.
North Patagonia (South Chile): Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas, Petrohue Watefalls, Peulla village, Llanquihue Lake, Osorno Volcano, Ferry crossing to Chiloé Penguin Colony, Puerto Montt and Markets.
DURATION: 9 full days

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Uyuni — Atacama Adventure

REGION: Northern Chile – Bolivia Altiplano and Central Chile.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 3-5 (Medium to High, not strenuous, but long trails over irregular terrain.)
SUMMARY: Customized 5-day tour of the Bolivian Altiplano and 4-day tour of Chile. In Bolivia, visit Tupiza, Uyuni, Colchani, Uyuni Salt Flat Lake, Siloli Desert, Reserve Eduardo Abaroa, the Dali Desert and several lagoons, observing the flora and fauna of the areas. In Northern Chile, we include the following tours: Atacama Salt Flat – Altiplano Lagoons – Toconao Village; Atacama Desert Archaeological Excursion; Atacama—Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon; Tatio Geysers––Machuca Village; and Santiago City Tour—Markets and Los Dominicos Village.
DURATION: 9 days

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Trek Laguna Sargazo in Alerce National Park

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 3 (Medium)
SUMMARY
: Hike the Laguna Sargazo area of Alerce Andino National Park, observing and identifying the local flora and fauna, and enjoying the spectacular views that surround us. Stop by Pt. Montt handicraft markets if time permits.
DURATION: 7-8 hours**
** Cruise ship passengers: We return one hour before the last tender. If necessary, we can shorten the excursion.
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Fly Fishing Maullin River — or other rivers or lakes

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY
: Fly fishing in Chile is the fastest growing sector in sport fishing. Southern Chile is the destination for trout and salmon fishing! These excursions on Rio Maullin and other rivers and lakes are operated by local full-service outfitters.
DURATION: Land travelers: 6-7 hrs; Cruise travelers: 5-6 hrs

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Patagonia W Circuit Deluxe Program — Torres del Paine, Chile

REGION: South Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)  to 5 (High)** as shown per day
SUMMARY
: 6 day, roundtrip Punta Arenas. Begin with 1-day trek of Mirador Base Torres, before embarking on multi day trek to the base of Los Cuernos, French Valley, Campamento Británico, and Grey Glacier.
DURATION: 6 days (or as customized)

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Trekking, horse back riding, fishing, rafting — North Patagonia

REGION: South of Chile(North Patagonia).
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy) to 5 (Hard)
SUMMARY: Puerto Montt and markets, Puerto Varas, trek Alerce Andino National Park Petrohue Watefalls, Osorno Volcano, Todos los Santos Lake, Calbuco Volcano, Llanquihue National Reserve, fishing Maullin River or others, Horse back riding and rafting in Petrohue River
DURATION: 7 days

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Concha y Toro — Cousino Macul Wineries

REGION: Central Chile
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: Tour Cousiño Macul Winery and Concha y Toro Winery and Vineyard, including the extensive grounds. These are two of the oldest and most widely know wineries in Chile. Enjoy tasting a variety of wines at each, while learning about the winemaking process and investigating a local legend.
DURATION: 7-8 hrs.

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Santa Rita Vineyard Tour — Maipo Valley

REGION: Central Chile
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: Tour Santa Rita vineyard and winery located south of Santiago. It includes a tour through the vineyards and winery and follows the process all the way to bottling. Also includes wine tasting of their aged wines. Visit their attractive wine shop or, by prior arrangement, have lunch in the historical Doña Paula Restaurant.
DURATION: 5 hrs.

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Punta Arenas — Otway Penguin Colony

REGION: South Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: Combo Punta Arenas City Tour and Penguins at Otway Sound Tour. Stops include: the Maggiorino Borgatello Museum, the above-ground cemetery, significant monuments, the Plaza Muñoz Gamero, the Mirador Cerro La Cruz, and tour of the Otway penguin colony 37 miles from Punta Arenas.
DURATION: 6—7 hrs.

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Punta Arenas — Rio de los Ciervos Farm

REGION: South Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: Combo city tour and estancia visit. Stops include: the Maggiorino Borgatello Museum, the above-ground cemetery, significant monuments, the Plaza Muñoz Gamero, the amazing views from Mirador Cerro La Cruz, and tour of museum and grounds of estancia, accompanied by a traditional barbeque dinner and show (show only for 15 or more participants).
DURATION: 6—7 hrs.

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Santiago City Walk Tour

REGION: Central Chile
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1-2 (Easy +)
SUMMARY: Enjoy a stroll through the historic center of the city, visiting the Plaza de Armas and the significant buildings adjacent to the square. Also, visit the Central Market, the bohemian Barrio Bellavista district, the top of San Cristóbal Hill, the modern residential areas of the city, and a shop for lapis lazuli.
DURATION: 4—5 hrs.

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Santiago City Tour — Markets and Los Dominicos Village

REGION: Central Chile
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1-2 (Easy +)
SUMMARY: Markets! Markets! Markets! We visit La Vega, the Central Market, the historic city center, bohemian Barrio Bellavista district, and San Cristóbal Hill, before our stopping at Los Dominicos. This village is home to more than 150 artisans, representing the best and most complete showing of Chilean handicrafts.
DURATION: 6—8 hrs.

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Santiago, Viña and Valparaiso —- Embarkation Day

REGION: Central Chile
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: Before departing from Santiago, visit the historical city center to see the Presidential Palace and other significant sights. Continue to Viña del Mar, passing through the beach resort of Reñaca. In Viña del Mar see the flower clock and other points of interest. Then, visit Valparaiso, with its picturesque hills, before being dropped off at your cruise ship pier or other location.
DURATION: 7 hrs.

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Valparaiso, Viña del Mar, Wine Tasting — Santiago — Disembarkation Day

REGION: Central Chile
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: From the Valparaiso pier or hotel, we visit the major sights in Valparaiso and Viña del Mar; continue through the picturesque countryside, stopping at a winery in Casablanca Valley for a wine tasting, before arriving in Santiago. See the historic city center and then be dropped off at your hotel or airport.
DURATION: 8–10 hrs.

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Around Llanquihue Lake — Puerto Octay, Frutillar, Llanquihue, and others

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1-3 (Easy – Medium, depending on desired level of activity)
SUMMARY: Drive around Lake Llanquihue, visiting several picturesque villages and scenic sites, including Laguna Verde, Osorno Volcano, a waterfall, Puerto Octay, Frutillar, Llanquihue, and others.
DURATION: 8–10 hrs.
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Penguins in Puñihuil Islets and Ancud — Chiloe Island

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 2 (Easy – Medium)
SUMMARY: From Puerto Montt or Puerto Varas, cross the Chacao Channel by ferry and drive to Puñihuil on Chiloé. Take a small open boat to visit the colony of Magellanic and Humboldt penguins (and other marine life). Visit a few sights in the city of Ancud before returning.
DURATION: Full day (8 – 10 hours). Cruise Passenger 6-7 hours.

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Lahuen Ñadi Nature Reserve and Puerto Montt Markets

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: Walk through Lahuen Ñadi Park, home of some of the world’s oldest trees. Then visit several of Puerto Montt’s markets, observing and interacting with the locals. Enjoy a delicious Curanto with a Té Frío in the Cocinerias.
DURATION: 5-7 hrs.

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Puerto Montt Markets Tour

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: Walk through 3 markets, observing the products and interacting with the people. Also visit the square and cathedral. Opportunity for a traditional lunch (at your own expense). All transportation by private coach.
DURATION: 6-8 hrs.
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Osorno Volcano, Petrohue Falls, Todos los Santos Lake — Puerto Varas, Puerto Montt

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1-2 (Easy +)
SUMMARY: Visit three main areas of Vicente Perez Rosales National Park: Osorno Volcano, Petrohué Waterfall and Todos Los Santos Lake; also visit Puerto Varas and Puerto Montt.
DURATION: 6-7 hrs. for cruise ship travelers; 8-10 hrs. for independent travelers.
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Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas, Frutillar

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 1 (Easy)
SUMMARY: Explore the town of Frutillar, with its strong German influence, on the shore of Llanquihue Lake; visit Puerto Varas, also on the lake, with views of Orsono and Calbuco Volcanoes; enjoy the sights of Puerto Montt, including Angelmo Market and Art Village.
DURATION: 4-5 hours
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Trek Calbuco Volcano — Llanquihue National Reserve

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 5 (High)
SUMMARY
: Hike through beautiful forests, identifying native flora and fauna, and observing the current geological formation of the terrain and Calbuco Volcano cone. Enjoy the spectacular views of the inland sea of Puerto Montt to the west.
DURATION: 8-10 hrs.

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Trek Osorno Volcano — Vicente Perez Rosales National Park

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 4 (Medium – High)SUMMARY
: Hike Paso Desolacion (Desolation Pass) between the Osorno and Cerro La Picada volcanoes. Soak in the amazing vistas of Calbuco, Puntiagudo, Tronador, Yates volcanoes, the Patagonian Andes, LLanquihue and Todos Los Santos Lakes.
DURATION: 7-9 hrs.
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Trek Alerce Andino National Park

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 3 (Medium)
SUMMARY
: Hike Alerce Andino National Park, along the Pacific Coast Reloncaví Sound by the Southern Road, through beautiful native forests, to Lake Chaiquenes, and finally, to Laguna Triangle.
DURATION: 6-7 hrs. (flexible for cruise travelers)
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Hiking — Osorno Volcano, Petrohue Falls, Todos los Santos Lake

REGION: North Patagonia
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 3 (Medium)
SUMMARY
: This family oriented excursion visits the Burbuja area, the Petrohué Waterfalls, and Todos Los Santos Lago; takes short hikes to the marked nature trails of Los Enamorados and Carilemu.
DURATION: 6-8 hrs.
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