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Santiago and the Atacama Desert


The coast and desert of Chile
8 days starting at $1,209/Person

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This adventure takes you through some of Chile’s most impressive landscapes as you explore the authentic highlights of Santiago, Valparaiso and Viña del Mar before exploring the spectacular, other-worldly landscape of the Atacama Desert.  Santiago de Chile’s history is captivating, Valparaiso and Viña del Mar are heavenly and the Atacama Desert scenery is truly exquisite.

Our local specialists and tour guides have designed and dialed in all the secret stops that any local would approve of.

What you can expect in every tour:

  • Hand picked guides specialized for every excursion
  • 7 regional offices with 24/7 in country support
  • Transfers with English guide to/from all airports
  • Local specialists who live and guide the destination
  • Personal dining recommendations for food lovers
  • Incredibly comfortable authentic accommodations

What you will experience in a day of travel


Sunrise at El Tatio

Relaxing in Hot Springs

Traditional Lunch

Moon Valley

Sunset over the Andes

Stargazing

8 Day Travel Itinerary

Our tours depart any day of the year, there are no fixed departure dates. It’s really simply, we’ve designed some of the best experiences that cover your “bucket list” must see stuff in each destination. You can trust in our 20 years of experience, that everything will run just like clockwork.

Days 1-4

Santiago de Chile

  • Tour Santiago’s past and present: Plaza de Armas & Government Palace.
  • Day trip to picturesque Pacific Coastal towns of Valparaiso & Viña del Mar.
  • Optional activities include Chilean wines tour, Colchagua Valley and more.

Your tour of Chile’s capital will take you through the history of the country from the time of Pinochet to the present day as you take in the famous Plaza de Armas, Government Palace and Metropolitan Cathedral. Explore the quaint and colorful seaside town of Valparaiso & the so-called ‘Garden City’ of Viña del Mar situated on Chile’s stunning Pacific Coast.

Days 4-8

Atacama Desert

  • Watch in awe as some 80 geysers erupt around you at El Tatio.
  • Explore the weird and wonderful lunar-landscape of Moon Valley.
  • See flamingos and walk along the crunchy surface of the Atacama Salt Flats.

From sand dunes that rise as high as skyscrapers to incredible lunar-landscapes, the Atacama Desert is one of the most unique destinations in the world. The days are filled with discovering impressive geyser fields, watching the sunset atop giant sand dunes, walking through out-of-this-world lunar landscapes and taking in the galaxies and constellations that are rolled out above you in the night sky.

Hotels & Pricing

(price estimate for 2 people traveling together)

We have over 20 years experience building relationships with a short list of some of the best hotels and guides in Central & South America, from 7 regional offices in Latin America. Let us know your travel dates and destination preferences, and we’ll match you with YOUR PERFECT Latin America experience. 

Private Guided Tours, Hotels, & Prices
Option 1: Comfort
$1,639 /person
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Option 2: Superior
$2,009 /person
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Option 3: Luxury
$4,729 /person
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Save Money by Traveling in Group Excursions
Your tour can depart on any day of the year, the group tours are more economical and based on a price estimate below including simple “Classic” bed & breakfast accommodations, these hotels can be upgraded upon request. Each day you will join to meet new travelers at each destination, and a highly specialized guide for every excursion. Individuals traveling alone will not be sharing accommodation or transfers, and should expect a 30-40% increase in the per person price.

All prices online are based on 2 people traveling together, discounts available if you are more than 2 traveling together.

$1,209 /person
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