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Tours in Chile

Tours of Chile take you from deserts to snowy mountains and rugged volcanoes to glassy lakes. Our Destination Specialists will plan your bespoke Chile tour, whether you want to experience its varied landscapes and rugged terrain or combine your holiday with another South American country. Browse our selection for inspiration below.

To explore the top sights and attractions in this beautiful country, book The Best of Chile tour. Begin in Santiago de Chile, where you can see churches and cathedrals and the colourful Central Market. Next, head to Puerto Varas where you can take boat trips across the lake, see waterfalls, volcanoes and more. Next, admire the traditional architecture of Punta Arenas before admiring the mountains, rivers and woods of Torres del Paine National Park. Finish your tour back in Santiago de Chile, where you can journey on to another South American country or begin your flight home.

Our shorter Chile tours include landscapes and cultural attractions which can be discovered in depth over a few days. Take the Santiago Wine Tour and see the beautiful winelands and valleys. Learn how the different varieties of wine are grown, harvested and created before relaxing with delicious tastings accompanied by delicious Chilean cuisine. You can also explore the extreme landscapes on our Atacama Desert Expedition Tour. One of the driest deserts in the world, the Atacama is home to unique and interesting rock formations, salt flats and geysers. You can spot flamingos, llamas, old mines and deserted mining towns as you travel through.

15 days a man riding on top of a mountain

Classic Chile Tour

 

Our Classic Chile Tour takes you on a journey through some of the country’s most fascinating sites. We’ll start off in the country’s buzzing capital, Santiago de Chile and end in Puerto Natales. From Santiago, it’s straight to the UNESCO...

Adventure holidays

Classic Chile Tour
4 days

Easter Island Tour

 

Our Easter Island tour packs many hours of adventure and exploration into four enriching days. The journey begins when you land at Mataveri airport and are whisked away to your hotel. Take the opportunity to get to know the Chilean...

Adventure holidays

Easter Island Tour
12 days a snow covered mountain

The Best of Argentina & Chile

 

Discover the unique, diverse sights of Argentina and Chile on our carefully curated 11 day tour. From towering glaciers, icebergs and whale watching to tango and fine dining in Buenos Aires, become acquainted with South America's spectacular Patagonia region. Begin...

Couples Holidays

The Best of Argentina & Chile
11 days Perito Moreno Glacier

The Best of Chile

 

In a remote location between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean lies the enchanting landscapes of Chile. Filled with breath taking blue glaciers and an abundance of forests, our Best of Chile Tour takes you through true and countless beauties...

Escorted tours

The Best of Chile
3 days Chile Calchagua Winery

Santiago Wine Tour

 

This tour takes off from Santiago towards the south, driving through the plains of the Maipo Valley, which collects the river's torrents that come from the Andes, bringing melted rich snow, oxygen and minerals that generously irrigate the wines planted...

City holidays

Santiago Wine Tour
4 days Atacama Desert

Atacama Desert Expedition Tour Chile

 

Our tour of the Atacama Desert begins when you land in the city of Calama. From there, you will be transferred to your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama, a quaint little town nestled in the Andes Mountain range and...

Iconic journeys

Atacama Desert Expedition Tour Chile
13 days a view of a large body of water with a mountain in the background

Scenic South America

 

Packed full of fascinating and beautiful cities, jaw dropping natural scenery and exciting activities, there’s a lot to see and do on a South America tour. From postcard perfect beaches to verdant rainforests to sprawling wine growing regions, the continent...

City holidays

Scenic South America
7 days Vineyard at Mont Rochelle Hotel

Chile Wine Tour

 

Our Chile Wine Tour takes you on a delicious journey through some of the finest vineyards and winelands in Chile. Among striking scenery of blue and white glaciers and snow capped mountains, join us for a wine tour in the...

Couples Holidays

Chile Wine Tour
11 days

Wildlife of Chile Tour

 

Our Wildlife of Chile Tour takes you on an exciting journey through the world’s longest country in search of endemic wildlife. You’ll travel from little seaside ports to glacial fields, spotting fascinating creatures along the way. The tour starts in...

Adventure holidays

Wildlife of Chile Tour
9 days

Chile An Astronomic Journey

 

Our Astronomic Tour of Chile is bursting with culture, jaw dropping scenery and delicious premium wines. We’ll begin the tour in Santiago , Chile’s capital. Here, you’ll take a tour of Santa Cruz Winery and learn the intricate wine process...

Cultural holidays

Chile An Astronomic Journey

Frequently Asked Questions

The official currency of Chile is the Chilean peso, which is divided into 100 centésimos. You may hear locals colloquially refer to certain denominations as the following:

  • Gamba – 100 pesos
  • Quina – 500 pesos
  • Luca – 1000 pesos

At the forefront of Chilean cuisine are stews and broths, cooked in cazuelas (a large cooking dish) and pies. Below are a few examples:

  • Pastel de choclo is a thick, deep dish pie consisting of a bottom layer of stewed beef mince, onions and seasoning, vegetables and chicken, with a top layer of basil and fresh corn
  • Empanadas, filled with minced meat or seafood, onions, olives and hard-boiled eggs, either fried or baked in a wood-burning oven
  • Completos – a Chilean hot dog – coated with avocado, tomatoes, cheese, and a generous helping of mayonnaise

The official language of Chile is Spanish. This varies from standard Castilian Spanish, so it is advisable that you bring a Chilean Spanish phrasebook, rather than a standard Spanish phrasebook.

The wildly contrasting landscapes of Chile offer a whole host of activities and places to visit, your trip will combine intensely blue glaciers, strange volcanic rock formations, ethereal valleys and a plethora of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Why you'll love Chile...

• Sandboarding down the dunes
• Witnessing the force of the El Taito geysers
• Exploring the many landscapes of Torres del Paine National Park
• Spotting flamingos at the vast salt pans of Salar de Atacama
• Discovering the other-worldly Valle de la Luna
• Hopping over to Easter Island to see the mysterious giant statues
• Wandering through deserted mining towns in the Andes
• Sampling the delicious street food of Santiago
• Bathing in natural hot springs
• Trekking across the bizarre rock formations of the Atacama Desert
• Admiring the impossibly blue glaciers at Grey Lake

Did you know?

• The Atacama Desert is so dry it’s been used by NASA to prototype Mars rovers; parts of the desert have no record of rainfall in their history.
• The San Alfonso del Mar Resort in Chile is home to the world’s largest and deepest swimming pool – at over 1000 metres long and 11.5 feet deep, it’s bigger than 19 Olympic pools.
• Due to an overwhelming number of reports of UFO sightings, the Chilean town of San Clemente opened a ‘UFO trail’ through the Andes spanning 19 miles.