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Chile

In awe of majestic icebergs

Chile

From red desert to white salt flat to pink flamingo, soak up the
wondrous colours of Chile

Chile

Unforgettable experiences in extraordinary locations

Chile

Experience a land of breathtaking natural wonders

Chile

Hike across landscapes of immense proportions and other-worldly beauty

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Where soaring peaks meet glacial lakes, where red desert meets
white salt flats, and where flamboyant flamingoes meet herds of vicuña, Chile is a country of diverse landscapes and wild nature. Experience the adventure, indulge in the tranquil luxury.

Highlights

Patagonia - adventure at the end of the world

From towering granite peaks to luminous blue icebergs, experience Mother Nature in all her glory. Stand in awe of breathtaking landscapes of immense proportions, marvel at fascinating wildlife, and revel in the thrill of adventuring in this untouched wilderness.

Explore the otherworldly landscapes of Atacama

The Atacama desert is a heady mix of rocky copper landscapes, vast salt flats edged by looming volcanoes, steaming geysers and colourful flora and fauna. Lose yourself to the otherworldly terrain of the Moon and Mars valleys, float high above multi-coloured landscapes in a hot air balloon, then soak up the serenity as you relax in thermal springs. A feast for the senses!

Below you will find the highlights of our suggested itinerary. A place to start your planning and to give you a flavour of the extraordinary natural, cultural and active experiences you can enjoy. All our itineraries are handcrafted together with you to create your personalised and unique private journey. The places you want to see and stay, the experiences you want to enjoy, the time you want to travel.
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Day 1

Arrival

Upon arrival into Santiago airport you are given a warm Chilean welcome and transferred to your luxury city retreat for the night. Choose to relax after a long day of travelling or set out on foot to explore the cultural, historic and character-filled Lastarria neighbourhood.

Day 2

Experience a northern oasis

Your destination today is one of the driest place on earth, home to some of the most vast, diverse and spectacular landscapes on the planet - the Atacama Desert. Flying north to Calama and then transferring to San Pedro de Atacama, you have arrived in your desert oasis.

Day 3

Hike across otherworldly landscapes

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Setting out before dawn, take in the silhouette of the Andes Range against the dazzling starlit sky. Reaching the Tatio geothermal field, explore the fumaroles and natural hot springs of the Tatio Geysers, known locally as “Grandpa crying” before relishing a sunrise breakfast. This afternoon, discover the dramatic otherworldly landscapes of the Valley of the Moon, its inhospitable beauty and fascinating geological formations. Sitting atop a giant sand dune, marvel at the subtly changing colours across the landscape as the sun slips below the horizon, an unforgettable experience.

Day 4

The wonder and colour of the Atacama Desert

Relax this morning with a journey to the Puritama thermal springs. With seven pools to choose from, at temperatures of 30-33C, you can literally soak up the serenity. This afternoon, the incredible expanse of the Atacama Salt Flat beckons. Watch bright pink flamingos forage in salt pools against a backdrop of milky white salt plains. The captivating beauty of this region will leave you spellbound.

Day 5

Lift off into a desert sunrise

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This morning, the Atacama skies are your destination as you fly over dramatic desert landscapes in a hot air balloon. At the first signs of dawn, board your hot air balloon and drift slowly over the other-worldly landscapes and spectacular multi-coloured rock formations of the Valley of the Moon and Valley of Mars against a backdrop of distant snowcapped volcanoes. An incredible experience.

Day 6

From wilderness to winery

Savour the crisp desert air over a final Atacama breakfast before departing the desert region. Your destination today is the charming Colchagua Valley. Located south of Santiago, the valley is known for its beautiful vineyard-covered hills, hundred-year-old vines, enchanting colonial estate houses, and modern high tech wineries. Overlooking vineyards and the surrounding mountains, Lapostolle is your base for the next two nights and the perfect place to enjoy nature in sophisticated style.

Day 7

Learn the secrets of the Colchagua Valley

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In the company of your private guide, discover the vineyards and wines of the Colchagua Valley. Learn the secrets of a region that produces some of Chile’s finest wines. This afternoon, perhaps take a hike through the wild forested hillsides surrounding the residence, or simply enjoy some quiet contemplation as you soak up the the stunning vistas poolside.

Day 8

Uncover vibrant Santiago

Soak up the serenity on your private terrace before returning to Santiago to explore the capital. This afternoon, in the company of your expert guide, discover a city that both embraces change and retains an appreciation for its traditions and history. Discover the unique flavour of each neighbourhood, including the fascinating bohemian neighbourhood of Lastarria, majestic architecture of the Post Office and government buildings, and calming green spaces of the beautiful park on Santa Lucia Hill.

Day 9

Journey to the end of the world

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Today you head to the end of the world, Patagonia. Arriving in Puerto Natales you are transferred to the Torres del Paine National park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and home to abundant fauna and wildlife. Settle in to your luxurious surrounds and marvel at the breathtaking views that will accompany you for the next three days.

Day 10

Trek through Valle del Francés

Frenchman’s Valley is considered by many to be the best section of the Torres del Paine hiking circuit, known as the “W”. Crossing the turquoise waters of Lake Pehoé by catamaran, you reach the start point for your hike. Climbing steep moraines, imposing peaks and immense granite rock faces come into view and you’re greeted with a breathtaking 360-degree view of the heart of the Paine massif.

Day 11

From Grey Glacier to deep blue lake

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Strolling through an enchanting forest of Lenga trees down to Grey beach, enjoy the serenade of local birds. As you approach, the luminous blue of majestic icebergs floating down from nearby Grey glacier will leave you awestruck. For a different view, board your private boat or kayak for a breathtaking experience floating on the lake next to the glittering wall of ice. In the afternoon, explore the fascinating rocky calcium formations, white shoreline, black sand beaches and deep blue waters of Lake Sarmiento.

Day 12

Hike through a picture postcard

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Today the jewel of this region awaits. Get an up-close and personal view of the magnificent granite towers of Torres del Paine. Your trek takes you through valleys, along mountain slopes and through beech forest. Standing in the middle of the most famous postcard of the region, next to the turquoise waters of a glacial carved lagoon, you’ll be awestruck at the scale and beauty of your surroundings. A challenging hike with a worthy reward.

Day 13

Soak up stunning landscapes

Enjoy a final breakfast with the incredible vistas of Torres Del Paine for company before returning to Puerto Natales. En route soak up landscapes of thick forests and expansive plains and keep an eye out for herds of guanacos. Then board your flight back to the capital, Santiago.

Day 14

Northern Patagonia in serious style

Today you head for the stunning lakes district and the exceptional Vira Vira Hacienda Hotel. Sitting on the shore of the Liucura River in the magnificent surrounds of a sprawling 40 hectare estate and working farm, the ultimate in nature and relaxation awaits. Spend the afternoon getting back to nature, experiencing farm life or learning the art of cheese making.

Day 15

The Lakes District by bicycle then a visit with the Mapuche

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Discover forests of lenga, cordilleran cypress and majestic araucarias on a hiking or biking exploration of Villarica National Park. This afternoon, meet with local indigenous people, called the Mapuche or ‘people of the earth’, to immerse in their ancient culture and discover renowned Mapuche art.

Day 16

Relax in exceptional surrounds

Linger over a sumptuous breakfast of the freshest produce direct from the farm. Perhaps take a relaxing soak in a fire-heated wooden jacuzzi on the shores of the Liucura river and savour views of the river shadowed by ancient native forests. In the early afternoon, farewell the beautiful Lakes District as you return to Santiago.

Day 17

Departure

Enjoy breakfast overlooking the vibrant city of Santiago before your private transfer returns you to Santiago airport for your departure flight.

Luxury Accommodation

  • The Singular Santiago
  • Lastarria Boutique Hotel
  • Awasi Atacama
  • explora Atacama
  • Alto Atacama
  • Lapostolle
  • Awasi Patagonia
  • explora Patagonia
  • The Singular Patagonia
  • Tierra Patagonia
  • Vira Vira
  • Hotel Awa

The Singular Santiago

Designed as a tribute to its surroundings, The Singular’s neo classic architectural style is in perfect balance with the cultural and historic Lastarria neighbourhood. An elegant atmosphere and excellent service combine with spacious, light-filled rooms and a renowned cuisine to create a luxurious refuge. Don’t miss the rooftop bar for cocktails with a view.

Lastarria Boutique Hotel

A stunning 1927 mansion located in the heart of Santiago’s most bohemian neighbourhoods is home to the quiet retreat of Lastarria Boutique Hotel. Marble floors, chandeliers and a grand marble staircase set the hotel’s style and character while spacious, antique-filled rooms and private terraces offer a peaceful haven from the vibrant city outside.

Awasi Atacama

Nestled behind an ancient adobe wall in the heart of San Pedro, Awasi is a tranquil oasis in the Atacama desert. Each of the 10 spacious cottages contains a charming thatched roof, private patio, al fresco shower and alpaca blankets, so you’ll feel like you’re in another world yet right at home. Dining on Andean fare under the ceiling of a star-filled sky is a highlight.

explora Atacama

Built in harmony with its desert surroundings, explora Atacama is a private and tranquil place to disconnect after a day of intense exploration. Soak up the silence of the desert as you relax in one of four pools, surrounded by foxtail plants and lush native vegetation. The hotel also contains its own private observatory, you’ll be able to explore both the Chilean landscape and sky.

Alto Atacama

A superb base for your exploration of the Atacama desert, Alto Atacama has been designed to blend seamlessly into its natural surroundings. Each room is designed in an elegant, rustic style with a soothing palette of earthy tones offers a cool refuge from the dazzling desert landscapes, features a private terrace and is adorned in local crafts.

Lapostolle

Located in the Colchagua Valley south of Santiago and with extraordinary vineyard and mountain views, Lapostolle is the perfect place to enjoy nature in sophisticated luxury. Comprising only four suites nestled into the native forested hillside, each with private terrace and garden and decor inspired by four local varietals, you are guaranteed serenity and privacy.

Awasi Patagonia

For those seeking both solitude and adventure, the spectacular Awasi Patagonia is a must. In the pristine surrounds of a private reserve with awe-inspiring views of Torres del Paine, it is the ultimate luxury escape. Each of the 12 wooden villas offers seclusion and privacy and features a fireplace, hot tub, sheepskin rugs and vast windows that highlight the superb views.

explora Patagonia

The only luxury lodge located inside Torres del Paine National Park, explora Patagonia is your ideal base. Explore this wondrous region on foot or horseback before relaxing in spacious rooms with almond-wood floors that take full advantage of the grandeur of the landscape. Views of the turquoise Lake Pehoé and iconic Torres del Paine massif will leave you spellbound.

The Singular Patagonia

Situated on the Fjord of Last Hope, The Singular Patagonia offers stunning views of this picturesque waterway. A former sheep factory has been immaculately restored to create a hotel that is the epitome of modern luxury. With spacious and plush rooms, each with panoramic glass walls, award winning food and wine and the utmost in personalised service, this is true indulgence at the end of the world.

Tierra Patagonia

Nestled on a hillside on the edge of the vast Lake Sarmiento, overlooking Torres del Paine, Tierra Patagonia has been designed to blend into the landscape. Views from floor to ceiling windows are nothing short of breathtaking. You’ll love waking to the spectacular sight of the the sun hitting the peaks of Torres del Paine. Luxury and comfort in one of the wildest places on earth.

Vira Vira

The exceptional Vira Vira Hacienda Hotel sits on the shore of the Liucura River in the magnificent surrounds of a sprawling 40 hectare estate and working farm. Enjoy stunning views from beautifully crafted and individually decorated rooms and sample delectable cuisine prepared with fresh produce from the farm. And you simply must try a relaxing soak in one of the fire heated wooden hot tubs that line the shore of the river.

Hotel Awa

Beautifully situated on the shoreline of Lake Llanquihue, Hotel Awa is a magnificent family-owned retreat. Contemporary architecture and a warm atmosphere welcome you while floor-to-ceiling windows showcase views of the lake and nearby volcanoes. Indulge in mouthwatering cuisine from the hotel restaurant that celebrates the flavours of Chile. Hotel Awa is a true feast for the senses.

View - The Singular Santiago

Room - The Singular Santiago

Dining - The Singular Santiago

Suite - Lastarria Boutique Hotel

Terrace - Lastarria Boutique Hotel

Suite - Awasi Atacama

Alfresco lounge - Awasi Atacama

Pool - explora Atacama

Courtyard - explora Atacama

Pool - Alto Atacama

Patio - Alto Atacama

Alto Atacama

Lapostolle

Bathroom with a view - Lapostolle

Villa interior - Awasi Patagonia

Villas - Awasi Patagonia

Private dining - Awasi Patagonia

explora Patagonia

Living room - explora Patagonia

The Singular Patagonia

Room - The Singular Patagonia

Terrace - Tierra Patagonia

Relaxation - Tierra Patagonia

Vira Vira

Suite - Vira Vira

Library - Vira Vira

Suite - Hotel Awa

Dining - Hotel Awa

Inclusions

  • Seven Skies handpicked private guides
  • Every extraordinary detail of your journey is handpicked and road-tested
  • Handcrafted, flexible and seamless itineraries, executed flawlessly
  • Insider access through resident experts who reveal the secrets of a destination

  • Exceptional service and uncompromising attention to detail
  • On ground flexibility to accentuate your journey with impromptu experiences
  • Ultimate in luxury accomodation
  • Private luxury transfers and ground transportation

“… discover a wondrous land that seems very much untouched by time…”

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