Chile for Connoisseurs
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Long and thin, Chile has a lot of land from north to south, with a terrific diversity of climate and geography. This journey starts with a stay at the luxury Alto Atacama & Spa as a base to explore the lunar-like landscapes of the Atacama Desert in the north. The Singular in Santiago provides a trendy, boutique retreat in the iconic Lastarria’s neighborhood. Sample ultra-premium wines at the Montes winery, which is located amidst the picture-perfect Colchagua Valley, where several of Chile's most prestigious wines are produced. Before flying back home, try your hand at fly-fishing inside of a 13,500-hectare private reserve with your 3-night stay at Futangue Hotel & Spa. Sit back, relax and reflect on your stay in Chile.

Highlights

  • Stay at the best hotel in San Pedro de Atacama that includes its own observatory
  • Explore the two most renowned valleys for wine production in Chile; Casa Blanca and Colchagua
  • Enjoy lunch in an intimate and refined setting with breathtaking views of the colorful hills and the Pacific Ocean in Valparaiso
  • Once in Colchagua, enjoy a treat for foodies at Francis Mallman's restaurant within the Montes Winery
  • Only premium wines from Montes are served during your private wine tasting at Montes
  • Spend 3 nights at a private nature reserve in northern Chilean Patagonia at the edge of one of the country's largest lakes
Welcome to Santiago! Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.
At a proper time, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Calama.

The Alto Atacama Lodge & Spa is an example of luxury at its best. As the only lodge in the entire area that blends seamlessly with its natural surroundings, it has unique features and offers a truly relaxing experience. The superb location in the shadow of the Pukara de Quitor ruins, a 10-minute drive away from San Pedro makes the Alto Atacama ideal for those who prefer to fully immerse themselves in the stunning desert surroundings. Complete with its own stargazing telescope and viewing platform, you have the opportunity to learn and view the stars that you won´t find in any other place in the world.

The hotel spa offers a perfect way to unwind and relax after an excursion, with a range of treatments and massages. Complete with 6 outdoor pools and Jacuzzi, the tranquility that you get with the view overlooking the red mountains is unbeatable. A range of a-la-carte excursions cater for all types of fitness levels and interests. The professionally trained
guides will attend to your personal needs and are flexible dependent on personal requests. The hotel restaurant is of gourmet standard and offers a variety of intimate indoor and outdoor settings according to your personal preferences. The chefs work closely with local producers who provide fresh, organic products that go directly to your table, therefore giving the restaurant the opportunity to give back to the local economy.
You will be free to enjoy the hotel amenities and activities at your own leisure.
You will be free to enjoy the hotel amenities and activities at your own leisure.
Today, you will be transferred to Calama to take your flight to Santiago where you will be picked up and brought to your hotel.
Discover the past and present of the historic port of Valparaiso on a full-day tour. ‘Valpo’ is a city with its own style. Incredibly steep cobblestone streets on the hillsides are lined with colorful century-old houses that overlook the Pacific Ocean. But Valparaiso is also known for the bohemian spirit of its people and the street art that decorate its walls. Touring this UNESCO site on foot is the best way to discover its real charm as a city of art. Your start in the center (known as El Plan) before taking one of the historic funiculars up into the hills to visit the picturesque neighborhoods of Cerro Alegre and Cerro Concepcion. Stroll past the sprawling mansions built for Valparaiso’s wealthy merchants as you learn about the city’s role in the Chilean economy in the 19th century and how it slowly faded after the opening of the Panama Canal in 1914.

Lunch at Maralegre. In the middle of the UNESCO world heritage site, Valparaiso, everything is just a short skip away, cafés, small galleries and boutiques. Perched on Valparaiso’s Cerro Verde Hill you also find 'Casa Higueras', a 1920 Victorian mansion turned boutique hotel with real character - a special place to enjoy lunch. Its cozy Maralegre restaurant features outdoor tables with spectacular views over the bay and the colorful hills especially during the summer (December – March). The bistro-like restaurant (it seats up to 16) offers contemporary cuisine with a special emphasis on seafood.
You will be transferred to the Colchagua Valley, which is 177 km away from Santiago and home to some of Chile’s most famous and premium wines. (2-hour drive)

Take a journey through the beautiful Montes Vineyard with stunning views over the valley in today's 1.5-hour private wine tasting tour. Visit the mystical winery where Montes vinifies their premium and ultra-premium wines as well as sample 4 of their signature wines coupled with a nut board. Then, make your way through the barrel room and ultimately to the wine boutique and souvenir shop where you can get some of their delicious wines to take home and share.

Enjoy then a delectable 3-course lunch at the Fuegos de Apalta. Surrounded by the grapevines at the heart of the Montes Estate is the first restaurant of the world-renowned chef, Francis Mallmann in Chile. The restaurant’s cuisine features meat, fish and vegetables prepared with different types of open-flames in the specially designed dome located in the center of the restaurant, where you will be able to see how the ingredients are grilled, smoked, and baked in preparation for the dishes listed on the menu.
At a proper time, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Osorno.

Prepare yourself for a 4-day stay at the Futangue hotel, located in the middle of the unforgettable lake circuit that runs from Pucón to Puerto Varas. This 16-room hotel opened its doors in late 2018 and serves as the heart of an adventure-filled stay in a 13,500-hectare private reserve, far removed from the mainstream tourist trail and the possibility of encountering large groups. Given the extent of this private reserve and the diversity of its landscape, attractions include untouched green lagoons, native forests, mountains and a network of hiking trails that span over 100km. The hotel itself has been delicately decorated with the local traditions in mind, incorporating indigenous weaves, colorful textiles and objects belonging to the Mapuche culture. During your stay at Futangue, activities are available for you to enjoy such as hiking, rafting, horseback riding, mountain biking, abseiling and fly-fishing on one of the pristine surrounding lakes. Your stay includes transfers to/from Osorno airport, all meals and drinks as well as à-la-carte activities with other hotel guests.
You will be free to enjoy the Futangue hotel amenities and activities at your own leisure.
You will be free to enjoy the Futangue hotel amenities and activities at your own leisure.
After a final breakfast at the hotel, you will take a transfer to your next destination. Upon arrival in Santiago, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Your sightseeing tour takes you to the downtown featuring ‘La Moneda’, the current seat of Government, the former national congress, the 18th-century cathedral and Santa Lucia Hill. Nearby, housed in an exquisite 19th century wrought iron building, is the Central Market, famous for its seafood and seafood restaurants. Then you head up to the most charming and artistic side of Santiago, the neighborhoods of Lastarria and Bellas Artes featuring the Forest Park, the Fine Arts Museum and the National Library. You finish your tour exploring La Chascona, one of the three houses of Chile’s most famous poet, Pablo Neruda. Audio tours (available in English, French and German) take you through the history of the building. Today, the converted museum houses a rare collection of Neruda's personal possessions ranging from a collection of shells to artwork by famous friends.

Farewell lunch will be served at Meson Nerudiano. Just a few steps from La Chascona, Neruda's house-turned-museum, this restaurant, its recipes, and décor are inspired in Chile's great poets, Pablo Neruda. Diners can find the most popular dishes of the Chilean cuisine (including seafood and vegetarian-friendly dishes) on the menu. Set in a traditional house in Bellavista Meson Nerudiano has also a charming patio surrounded by trees a nice place for a meal in Santiago’s summer.

Then, you will be transferred to the airport to take your international flight back home.
Welcome to Santiago! Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.
At a proper time, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Calama.

The Alto Atacama Lodge & Spa is an example of luxury at its best. As the only lodge in the entire area that blends seamlessly with its natural surroundings, it has unique features and offers a truly relaxing experience. The superb location in the shadow of the Pukara de Quitor ruins, a 10-minute drive away from San Pedro makes the Alto Atacama ideal for those who prefer to fully immerse themselves in the stunning desert surroundings. Complete with its own stargazing telescope and viewing platform, you have the opportunity to learn and view the stars that you won´t find in any other place in the world.

The hotel spa offers a perfect way to unwind and relax after an excursion, with a range of treatments and massages. Complete with 6 outdoor pools and Jacuzzi, the tranquility that you get with the view overlooking the red mountains is unbeatable. A range of a-la-carte excursions cater for all types of fitness levels and interests. The professionally trained
guides will attend to your personal needs and are flexible dependent on personal requests. The hotel restaurant is of gourmet standard and offers a variety of intimate indoor and outdoor settings according to your personal preferences. The chefs work closely with local producers who provide fresh, organic products that go directly to your table, therefore giving the restaurant the opportunity to give back to the local economy.
You will be free to enjoy the hotel amenities and activities at your own leisure.
You will be free to enjoy the hotel amenities and activities at your own leisure.
Today, you will be transferred to Calama to take your flight to Santiago where you will be picked up and brought to your hotel.
Discover the past and present of the historic port of Valparaiso on a full-day tour. ‘Valpo’ is a city with its own style. Incredibly steep cobblestone streets on the hillsides are lined with colorful century-old houses that overlook the Pacific Ocean. But Valparaiso is also known for the bohemian spirit of its people and the street art that decorate its walls. Touring this UNESCO site on foot is the best way to discover its real charm as a city of art. Your start in the center (known as El Plan) before taking one of the historic funiculars up into the hills to visit the picturesque neighborhoods of Cerro Alegre and Cerro Concepcion. Stroll past the sprawling mansions built for Valparaiso’s wealthy merchants as you learn about the city’s role in the Chilean economy in the 19th century and how it slowly faded after the opening of the Panama Canal in 1914.

Lunch at Maralegre. In the middle of the UNESCO world heritage site, Valparaiso, everything is just a short skip away, cafés, small galleries and boutiques. Perched on Valparaiso’s Cerro Verde Hill you also find 'Casa Higueras', a 1920 Victorian mansion turned boutique hotel with real character - a special place to enjoy lunch. Its cozy Maralegre restaurant features outdoor tables with spectacular views over the bay and the colorful hills especially during the summer (December – March). The bistro-like restaurant (it seats up to 16) offers contemporary cuisine with a special emphasis on seafood.
You will be transferred to the Colchagua Valley, which is 177 km away from Santiago and home to some of Chile’s most famous and premium wines. (2-hour drive)

Take a journey through the beautiful Montes Vineyard with stunning views over the valley in today's 1.5-hour private wine tasting tour. Visit the mystical winery where Montes vinifies their premium and ultra-premium wines as well as sample 4 of their signature wines coupled with a nut board. Then, make your way through the barrel room and ultimately to the wine boutique and souvenir shop where you can get some of their delicious wines to take home and share.

Enjoy then a delectable 3-course lunch at the Fuegos de Apalta. Surrounded by the grapevines at the heart of the Montes Estate is the first restaurant of the world-renowned chef, Francis Mallmann in Chile. The restaurant’s cuisine features meat, fish and vegetables prepared with different types of open-flames in the specially designed dome located in the center of the restaurant, where you will be able to see how the ingredients are grilled, smoked, and baked in preparation for the dishes listed on the menu.
At a proper time, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Osorno.

Prepare yourself for a 4-day stay at the Futangue hotel, located in the middle of the unforgettable lake circuit that runs from Pucón to Puerto Varas. This 16-room hotel opened its doors in late 2018 and serves as the heart of an adventure-filled stay in a 13,500-hectare private reserve, far removed from the mainstream tourist trail and the possibility of encountering large groups. Given the extent of this private reserve and the diversity of its landscape, attractions include untouched green lagoons, native forests, mountains and a network of hiking trails that span over 100km. The hotel itself has been delicately decorated with the local traditions in mind, incorporating indigenous weaves, colorful textiles and objects belonging to the Mapuche culture. During your stay at Futangue, activities are available for you to enjoy such as hiking, rafting, horseback riding, mountain biking, abseiling and fly-fishing on one of the pristine surrounding lakes. Your stay includes transfers to/from Osorno airport, all meals and drinks as well as à-la-carte activities with other hotel guests.
You will be free to enjoy the Futangue hotel amenities and activities at your own leisure.
You will be free to enjoy the Futangue hotel amenities and activities at your own leisure.
After a final breakfast at the hotel, you will take a transfer to your next destination. Upon arrival in Santiago, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Your sightseeing tour takes you to the downtown featuring ‘La Moneda’, the current seat of Government, the former national congress, the 18th-century cathedral and Santa Lucia Hill. Nearby, housed in an exquisite 19th century wrought iron building, is the Central Market, famous for its seafood and seafood restaurants. Then you head up to the most charming and artistic side of Santiago, the neighborhoods of Lastarria and Bellas Artes featuring the Forest Park, the Fine Arts Museum and the National Library. You finish your tour exploring La Chascona, one of the three houses of Chile’s most famous poet, Pablo Neruda. Audio tours (available in English, French and German) take you through the history of the building. Today, the converted museum houses a rare collection of Neruda's personal possessions ranging from a collection of shells to artwork by famous friends.

Farewell lunch will be served at Meson Nerudiano. Just a few steps from La Chascona, Neruda's house-turned-museum, this restaurant, its recipes, and décor are inspired in Chile's great poets, Pablo Neruda. Diners can find the most popular dishes of the Chilean cuisine (including seafood and vegetarian-friendly dishes) on the menu. Set in a traditional house in Bellavista Meson Nerudiano has also a charming patio surrounded by trees a nice place for a meal in Santiago’s summer.

Then, you will be transferred to the airport to take your international flight back home.

Based on two people sharing TWIN or double room (excluding international & domestic flights)

USD 7,250 per person
The Singular Santiago, Alto Atacama Lodge & Spa, Futangue Hotel & Spa

  • Transfers from/to the airport, bus or train station
  • Accommodation based on the selected hotel category
  • Private services with local English-speaking guides except for:
    • Excursions at Alto Atacama 4/3 program (shared services with English/Spanish speaking guide)
    • Excursions at Futangue Hotel & Spa 4/3 program (shared services with English/Spanish speaking guide)
  • Entrance fees to the sites mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as noted (B: breakfast, L: lunch, BoxedL: boxed lunch, D: dinner)
  • Tips for luggage porters at the airport and hotel (1 piece per person)
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day, except at all-inclusive hotels
  • Permanent assistance by our Guest Experience Department
Alto Atacama Stargazing
Alto Atacama by night
Gastronomy at Alto Atacama
Death Valley
Wine Tasting at Montes Winery
Fuegos de Apalta by Francis Mallmann
Fuegos de Apalta (Montes Winery)
Fly fishing at Futangue Park
Gastronomy
Kayaking Futangue
Futangue Park
Wildlife Futangue Park
Hiking Futangue
La Chascona Neruda's House

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