Overview & Highlights
Explore Chile’s wild landscapes from this magnificent country's top-of-the-range properties with a choice of exciting outdoor activities.
- Santiago: Guided walking tour.
- Torres del Paine: Guided private excursions from Awasi.
- Atacama desert: Guided private excursions from Awasi.
- Lake district: Guided private excursions from Vira Vira.
The untamed wilderness landscapes of Chile, from the primeval deserts of Atacama through the ancient forest of the lake district and the glaciers of Patagonia, were for long virtually inaccessible to leisure visitors. Roads were rough, passing through fords and over primitive bridges, and accommodation limited to humble guest-houses. Nowadays that has changed – roads are still often lonely, cutting through swathes of barren rock, tight valleys or steppe, but many are paved: journey times have been slashed. Entrepreneurs have as a result been inspired to establish hotels, lodges and resorts of all standards - not so many as to compromise the feeling of remoteness, but giving you the option of discovering this incredible scenery from luxurious accommodation, with highly trained English-speaking guides and gourmet cuisine.
Arrive Santiago, transfer to luxury hotel in the prestigious Las Condes district.
Fly to Punta Arenas in Patagonia, transfer to luxury lodge in Torres del Paine National Park.
Excursions and activities from the lodge.
Return to Santiago by air from Punta Arenas.
Fly north to Calama in the Atacama desert.
Choice of personalised activities from your lodge.
Return to Calama airport and fly to Temuco in the lake district.
Activities and excursions from the hacienda.
Return to Temuco airport and fly to Santiago to connect with your international flight.
Things to do
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Real Latin America Experts
Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Expert
After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.
Ben Line - Travel Expert
Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Head of Sales.
Carrie Gallagher - Travel Expert
A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours department.
Sophie Barber - Travel Expert
Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.
Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Expert
Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.
Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Expert
Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.