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Lodges, Haciendas and Special Hotels in Chile

explora Atacama


Explora is a 'concept lodge', in San Pedro de Atacama, an oasis town in the driest place on earth. Explora aims to offer more than just a stay in one of the world's most stunning locations - it offers a complete adventure experience. Once you arrive everything is taken care of. This all inclusive 'laid-back luxury' hotel that allows you to immerse yourself 100% in the experience of BEING THERE. They offer set packages that are fully flexible - each traveller can choose their adventure according to their own interest and style. At the end of the day a fabulous meal and great wine is waiting for you at the hotel, which provides a all the creature comforts you would expect - and more.
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Awasi Inn, Atacama, Chile


Situated on the edge of San Pedro de Atacama, a little oasis town huddled around the riverbed of San Pedro River, AWASI LODGE is no ordinary hosteria. It is a new boutique hotel with the highest standards of personalized service. Its hosts are proud to offer travellers a place of serenity and beauty that aims to strike a perfect harmony with its surroundings. Built with natural, local materials - adobe, stone and wood, its ambience exudes an air of earthy luxury, where great attention is paid to every detail.
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Tierra Atacama Inn and Spa, Chile


High up in the remote and otherworldly desert oasis town of San Pedro de Atacama, this new boutique hotel offers luxury and adventure to the discerning traveler. The small lodge of only 32 rooms prides itself in personalized service with attention to detail - from the stylish, yet simple architectural style of the rooms and hotel facilities, to the gourmet dinners that are served at its restaurant, fine selection Chilean wines, to the Spa facilities that provide complete relaxation after a hard day's adventuring. Packages include daily excursions (either full day excursions or 2 half day excursions) such as hiking, mountain biking, 4 wheel drive tours to remote corners into the stunning surroundings, and even climbing trips. Physical demand varies greatly, but there is something on offer for every fitness level.
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Alto Atacama Hotel and Spa


Alto Atacama is a village hotel near the ancient ruins of Pukara de Quitor, just three kilometres from the famous oasis town of San Pedro de Atacama. The village enjoys a unique location at the base of the breathtaking Salt Mountains in the beautiful and fertile Katarpe valley. Combining raw nature with comfort and convenience, Alto Atacama offers guests the perfect sanctuary to rejuvenate body and soul. Alto Atacama provides an all-inclusive service. Guests can enjoy everything the Atacama Desert has to offer. Our highly trained, bilingual guides make the excursions unforgettable; their knowledge of the local history and culture, flora and fauna, geology and archaeology is unparalleled. More than just a tour guide, each one will become a partner in your excursions into the remarkable landscapes surrounding the hotel.
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Hacienda Los Andes, Chile


Beautiful 'Hacienda Los Andes' is situated in the Hurtado Valley, nestled in the foothills of the Andes, 41 miles from the city of Ovalle and 82 mi from La Serena. The Hacienda offers 6 pleasant rooms decorated in a colonial style, all with private bathrooms and view of the garden and the Andes mountain range. Additional services include: swimming in one of the pools along the river, Jacuzzi, sauna, Horseback Riding, star gazing and 4 x 4 driving trips. The largest part of the hacienda property is set aside as a nature reserve with several trails for hiking, walking and horseback riding.
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Robinson Crusoe Island Resort


Robinson Crusoe Island Hotel is a new hotel located on the island of the same name, which is part of the Juan Fernandez Archipelago. The nature resort was designed to put visitors in direct contact with the magnificent environment. Robinson Crusoe Island has all the ingredients for a real off-the beaten-track adventure. Scientists from all over the world come to Robinson Crusoe to study the endemic fauna and flora of these islands. Juan Fernandez Archipelago was declared national park and a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve in 1977. The hotel offers all creature comforts - comfortable lodging with stunning views, spa facilities, outdoor adventures and excellent dining in a stunning setting. This is the place to go if you really want to get away from it all.
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Montana Magica Lodge, Lake District, Chile


This fairy tale lodge is really like a fantasy castle straight out of 'the Lord of the Ring'. Situated within the Huilo-Huilo National Reserve, Montaña Mágica Lodge welcomes both the adventure seeking traveler and those looking for a tranquil setting close to nature. Its proximity to the Argentina makes it a convenient base for those who want to explore both, the Chilean and Argentinian side of the Lake District that straddles the Andes (e.g. San Martin de los Andes can be reached easily by using a ferry). An amazing waterfall is showering the lodge and blends in harmoniously with the sounds of nature. The Lodge has been built exclusively with local wood and its nine cozy, superior rooms are decorated in a warm natural and pleasant mountain style. In addition to the hotel rooms, the lodge also offers 10 rustic log-cabins.
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Baobab Hotel


This new hotel is located within the Natural Reserve Huilo Huilo about 56 km / 35 miles from Panguipulli, just next to the Lodge Montaña Mágica. It belongs to the same owners and its name bears the same conceptual character. The shape of this unique hotel resembles that of a Baobab tree which has native trees grow within its center, and also features a waterfall. The rooms are spacious, comfortable, yet rustic. Some have jacuzzis and balconies, and in 2009 the hotel will complete construction of its Spa. A great hotel for those who seek something well and truly different.
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Puyuhuapi Lodge and Spa, Patagonia


Puyuhuapi Lodge and Spa is situated in a space of wild beauty; a place of fjords, native forests, rivers, waterfalls, mountains and glaciers. Deep within a remote recess of Patagonia, one of the least inhabited and most serenely beautiful places on earth. The lodge appears like a dream - sitting on the shore of a tranquil sea inlet of the Ventisquero Sound, accessible only by sea within the protected shore of Dorita Bay, in Southern Chile. Puyuhuapi was built from trees of the surrounding forests by local craftsmen almost three decades ago. Over the last 15 years it has been developed into a unique lodge, welcoming people from all over the world. Guest can experience its magic and tranquility, combining exploration of the fjords, rainforest and surrounding Queulat National Park, plus a top-notch thalassotherapy centre offering thermal pools, pampering massages and seaweed treatments. Despite its remote location, the lodge offers all that you'd expect from a small luxury hotel: fine cuisine, comfortable accommodation and friendly service.
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Tierra Patagonia


Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa provides guests with a unique and authentic experience in Chilean Patagonia. The hotel's warm atmosphere and personalized service make guests feel at home in the midst of this awe-inspiring location. This brand new 40 room boutique property, situated on the edge of Lake Sarmiento, is perfectly located for adventures into the Torres del Paine National Park, as well as surrounding estancias.
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Remota Patagonia


Remota Inn is located at the end of the world - yet strategically well positioned to let visitors experience six different types of environments and regions from within easy reach of the hotel. Close to Puerto Natales it is within striking distance of Punta Arenas, the local traffic hub, and Torres del Paine National Park - one of the main draws of the region. But you can also easily explore areas beyond the park borders, which have their own special ambience. Remota offers comfortable luxury at the end of the world - gourmet meals, and a comfortable bed to come back to after a day's adventure in Patagonia's wilderness.
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Patagonia Camps, Torres del Paine


Patagonia Camp is a luxury lakeside camp only 20 minutes south of the Torres del Paine National Park entrance: gourmet cuisine, heated yurts with private baths, all with perfect views of the Cuernos de Paine across a turquoise blue lake. Chile's first luxury camp provides the perfect place for exploring the spectacular wilderness of the park. The Patagonia camp is environmentally friendly - there's an effective ecological waste management system.
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Suite Domes at Torres del Paine Eco-Camp


Set amidst of the awe-inspiring scenery of Torres del Paine National Park Patagonia Eco-Camp now offers a new luxury option. Alongside their regular dome base camp that is used for their award winning fixed departure hiking tours of Torres del Paine National Park, new spacious luxury domes provide the perfect option for visitors who want to be close to nature, but prefer a bit more privacy and a higher standard of accommodation. The Suite domes are located in a Lenga (beech) forest next to the existing standard domes, but with enough distance to them as to create a separate and secluded atmosphere offering more refinement and comfort.
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Explora Patagonia, Torres del Paine


Explora Patagonia Hotel Salto Chico is located right at the heart of the extraordinary Torres del Paine National Park in central Patagonia, with stunning views across Lago Pehoé, facing a breathtaking panoramic view of Macizo del Paine.Conceived as a base for explorations, it features every amenity for guests to really relax, and the equipment necessary to head out and explore Patagonia.
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Lakutaia Hotel


Lakutaia Hotel is situated within an area that Conservation International listed as one of the world’s 37 most pristine wilderness areas - Navarino Island, which is part of the Cape Horn World Biosphere Reserve. The small hotel has 24 comfortable rooms with private bathrooms and provides an excellent base from which to explore this pristine and little visited region with its amazing nature and wildlife.
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Northern Chile - Altiplano and Atacama Desert
flamingos, Lauca National Park


Discover the magic of the altiplano - the magnificent Highlands in the far north of Chile. At an average altitude of 13 000 ft above sea level you are surrounded by imposing snowcapped Andean volcanoes, standing guard over the starkly beautiful landscape. Despite the arid, inhospitable environment pre-Incan artefacts and well-preserved mummies prove that this region has been inhabited since about 5000 BC. Pre-Columbian fortresses, ancient settlements and petroglyphs are silent monuments of a bygone age when caravans of Incan traders used this route to carry goods from the coast up into the highlands.
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Spirit of the Altiplano


The incomparable beauty of Lauca National Park forms the setting for this land lost in time with its magnificent scenery of exotic flora and wildlife - vicuñas, alpacas and Andean flamingos, among other species - it is a fascinating travel destination and a birdwatcher's paradise. Clear blue and emerald lakes, extensive plains, immense sparkling white salt deposits, hidden hot springs and amazing geysers compose this surreal landscape. This itinerary also visits Salar de Surire Natural Monument, Lago Chungara, Azapa and Codpa Valleys.
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geysers altiplano, Chile


The Atacama desert is one of the most amazing places on earth. Seemingly desolate it supports a great variety of wildlife and bird species, and human culture dates back to pre-Incan times. Explore this remote wilderness, the desert, salt lakes and geysers, the ancient ruins and native villages - Atacama will never cease to surprise you.
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Uyuni salt flats - Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia


The trip from San Pedro de Atacama in Chile is a truly magical experience. Beyond San Pedro it is only a short journey to the most amazing salt desert landscape of all - the Salar de Uyuni, across the border in Bolivia. In this itinerary we wxplore the strange, enigmatic scenery of southern Bolivia, the endless expanse of the Salar De Uyuni (3.653 m / 12.000 ft.) with its surreal landscape and surprising diversity of wildlife.
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Chile Lake District


Chiloé is an archipelago made up of many islands. Fascinating old churches, colourful local markets, knitted goods, woven baskets, ornaments and thick pure woollen blankets. Chiloé's unique and delicious local cuisine features Curanto, a local dish consisting of all sorts of shell fish, smoked meats and pork steamed over hot stones sunk into the ground. In part because of its physical isolation from the rest of Chile, Chiloé has a very particular architecture and local background. It has a rich folklore inspired by many myths and legends. The Spanish who arrived in the 16th century and the Jesuit missionaries who followed constructed hundreds of small wooden churches in an attempt to bring God to a pagan land. The result was a mixing of Catholic and pagan beliefs. In the year 2000 these unique buildings have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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huilo huilo reserve, chile


This short itinerary offers an excellent introduction to some of the best sites in the Lake District, from famous Pucon and Villarrica volcano to the more hidden world of Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve close to the border to Argentina and finally to Puerto Varas via Lago LLanquihue with the fantastic sight of Osorno volcano looming behind in perfect cone-shaped symmetry.
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saltos de petrohue


An exciting short but action packed hotel package in Chile's magical Lake District. Based at Petrohue Lodge in Vicente Perez Rosales National Park, this package provides perfect creature comforts while exploring one of the most exciting hidden beauty spots of Chile's legendary Lake District.
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Cochamo Valley


The Andean Valleys connecting the Southern Lake District to marvelous Patagonia are true hidden treasures waiting to be revealed. The microclimate characteristic to every valley is different and creates a unique flora and fauna and absolutely surprising views of mountains, rivers and lakes! This itinerary will show you three of these valleys that, despite their proximity, offer completely different cultural and nature experiences.
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lago todos santos


This short 3day/2 night itinerary takes an incredibly scenic excursion from Petrohue in the Chilean Lake District, to Bariloche, the famous mountain resort in Argentina. The journey crosses the Andes by boat and bus, through some of the most beautiful scenery of the Chilean and Argentinean Lake District.
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Patagonia, Chile
Crucero Australis - Cruise at the end of the world

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas 4 days/3 nights

This short 4 days/3 nights cruise through channels and fjords of Tierra del Fuego is a unique chance to experience this remote wilderness. The 4 day cruise starts in Ushuaia and sails to Punta Arenas. A naturalist cruise through the legendary Strait of Magellan, along channels, bays and fjords, passing glaciers, snow-capped peaks, islands and unexplored forests of incomparable beauty. The imposing glaciers Serrano, d'Agostini, Garibaldi, Brookes and others will amaze you. Daily land excursions accompanied by professional guides will allow you to explore nature from close by and give you an idea of the history of the early inhabitants in Patagonia. Departures on Saturdays and Wednesdays, September - April.
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Tierra del Fuego Cruise 5d/4n

Punta Arenas - Ushuaia 5 days/4 nights

This 5 days/4 nights cruise starts from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia through channels of Tierra del Fuego. The itinerary is the same as the 4 day cruise but with an additional day to explore Aisworthy Bay and Tucker Islet with land excursions by Zodiac boat to experience the Antactic nature up close. You'll also have the opportunity to walk in a Megellan Forest. Departures on Saturdays and Tuesdays, September - April.
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Lake General Carrera, Chile, Patagonia


This is a soft adventure trip that visits what has been described as the most beautiful section of the Carretera Austral. Lago General Carrera is the second largest lake in South America, and with 590m of depth, it is certainly the deepest. On the Chilean side, the lake is framed by mountains, while on the Argentinean side it borders onto the dry Pampas. This region of Patagonia has an unusually mild and sunny microclimate, which makes it possible to grow much fruit. We will be visiting a stunning marbel cave 'Catedrales Marmol' We will sail through the fantastic landscape of uninhabited fjords and visit the immensely impressive glacier Montt. A varied itinerary that takes in some stunningly beautiful sights and scenery in southern Chile.
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Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile


This soft adventure itinerary is for people who want to enjoy nature, but want to do so in comfort. This itinerary is focuses on the nature and culture of southern Patagonia. It takes in the most beautiful parts of Torres del Paine, but does not involve much hiking. We will visit a working Patagonian sheep farm, cruise Baja Ultima Esperanza and enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery and maybe watch seals and cormorants as we approach Monte Balmaceda. Inside Torres de Paine National Park we will visit glacier Serrano and Lake Pehoe ans well as Lake Nordenskjold and Lake Sarmiento - unforgetteble sights in what has to be Chile's most spectacular National Park.
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Torres del Paine is without a doubt the most spectacular National Park of Chile. A fantastic mountain and glacier wilderness. This is a short soft adventure excursion to this National Park. An itinerary that offers a comprehensive visit to Torres del Paine NP with comfortable accommodation at our EcoCamp and guided excursions. Suitable for travelers continuing on to Argentina, following a Mare Australis cruise, or connecting with cruises to Antarctica.
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Torres del Paine Trek


The trails through the famous craggy mountains of Torres del Paine National Park are among the world's classic trekking destinations. Breathtaking views of glaciers, rivers, lakes, forests and abundant wildlife offers constantly changing scenery and experiences en route. During summer (Nov-Mar) there are 18 hours of daylight providing plenty of day time for the hiking journey. With Andean condors circling overhead and guanacos grazing in the valleys, this amazing trek offers a genuine wilderness experience.5 day option also available
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This self-guided trek is for experienced hikers who don't want to join a group to explore Torres del Paine National Park. It takes in some of the best sites and vistas and also includes a couple of boat trips, navigating Lago Grey and exploring Rio Serrano and Balmaceda Glacier by Zodiac before returning to Puerto Natales. A great itinerary for a full Torres del Paine adventure.
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Los Cerros


This tour is designed for those who want to experience the best of southern Patagonia in one great adventure, yet without making any compromises as regards those creature comforts. Enjoy fabulous scenery, fantastic hikes and wildlife watching and then come back to your cosy base where a great meal and a comfortable bed ate waiting for you. No roughing it - though the style of accommodation is certainly out of the ordinary. At Torres del Paine you'll be lodging in one of the luxury suite domes at the Eco Camp, while in Argentina, you will be lodged at the exquisite Los Cerros Lodge in El Chalten. Superb views, superb facilities, excellent international standard cuisine, and a comfortable room to relax after a hard day's hike.
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Isla Navarino, Chile


Staying at Lakutaia Hotel – the southernmost hotel of the world - provides you with the opportunity to visit places of unparallelled beauty. Marvel at the Majestic Darwin Mountain, crowned by innumerable glaciers. At the southernmost point of Tierra del Fuego island, you will be able to navigate through intricate channels, breathtaking fjords and the mythical Cape Horn, landmark of sailboat enthusiasts from all over the world. Lakutaia Hotel offers 24 comfortable double rooms with private bath, central heating. Facilities include an excellent restaurant with international and typical regional cuisine, spacious halls for a comfortable stay, internet area and a nice library/map facility, where guests can look up all the topics related to the culture and nature - fauna, flora and geography of this southernmost region of South America. Mountain bikes and kayaks are also available at the hotel.
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Fitzroy Trek - Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina


Los Glaciares' is one of the most spectacular national parks in South America. The northern section of the park is dominated by the incredible, world-famous Fitzroy Massif, with its sheer, 6000-foot rise from the glaciers at its base. The southern section comprises of one of the world's great 'glacier wonderlands' as 40 percent of the park is covered by glaciers. About a dozen glaciers flow east to feed two huge lakes, Lago Viedma and Lago Argentino, and there are another 190 glaciers not connected to the park's giant 'South Patagonia Icefield'. We will spend several days exploring and hiking in these places of outstanding beauty that make Patagonia such a hiker's paradise on the edge of the world.
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Self-Drive Itineraries, Chile


An amazing self-drive adventure into the remotest corners of northern Chile to experience the stark beauty of the northern desert and volcano landscape. This a real outback adventure yet you'll be amazed at the wildlife and resilience of nature in this driest place on earth.
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Star-Gazing in Magical Elqui Valley - Self Drive Itinerary of El Norte Chico


This short 5 day self-drive itinerary explores El Norte Chico - Chile's 'little north' which is not only famous for its Pisco grapes, but is also regarded as one of the best places to star gaze. This tour starts in La Serena, the gateway to 'El Norte Chico', the 'little north', with its beautiful coastline and stunningly clear skies. The biggest telescopes of the planet are gathered here to observe what is going on deep in space. Even some of the hotels feature star gazing as an attraction and have provided clear top windows and telescopes for their guests.
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Atuel Canyon


This incredible driving adventure reveals the contrasts between the Chilean and Andean side of the Andes. It crosses the border over to Mendoza and explores some of the rugged and arid landscapes as well as the fine vineyards of the region between Mendoza and Malargüe
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Chile's Central Vine Valley - Self-Drive Itinerary of Chile's Rutas del Vino


Chile is famous for its wines - the central valley offers ideal conditions to grow a wide variety of grapes, north to south, and from lower to higher altitudes, which require different micro-climates for their development. The Central Valley is an ideal destination for those who wish to combine gourmet pleasures with walking in the foothills of the Andes. The tour starts in Santiago and makes a nice little circuit through some of the best wine growing regions of the country.
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Self Drive Itinerary of Chile's Enchanting Lake District


A fantastic 5 day self drive adventure through one of the most gorgeous and enchanting areas of Chile - the Lake District. Explore the numerous National Parks of the region: native forests, hot springs, waterfalls, mountains, volcanoes and of course, lakes. A true nature lover's paradise.
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Self Drive Itinerary of Chile's and Argentina's Lake District


A fascinating trail of discovery through some of Chile's most enchanting landscape - the Lake District. Witness the change of scenery from the lush forests clad mountains and lakes to pampa and dry grassland as you cross the watershed line and pass into Argentina. Explore some of the many National Parks and protected areas along the way for fabulous hikes and to gain a deeper insight into the varied ecosystems in this watershed region.
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Self Drive Itinerary: Carretera Austral - North


This 6 day self drive itinerary leads through some spectacularly beautiful, wild and remote regions of southern Chile. Starting from Balmaceda you will visit Pumalin and Queulat National Park, some of the most stunningly beautiful, remote and wild places in southern Chile and discover the wondrous temperate rainforests.
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Self Drive Itinerary of Lago General Carrera and the southern Carretera Austral


This 6 day self-drive itinerary explores the wilderness of the southern Carretera Austral. The Carretera Austral leads through some of the most stunningly beautiful and dramatic scenery in southern Chile, yet, due to its remoteness, it remains off the beaten path. Discover the wilderness paradise surrounding Lago General Carrera - one of Chile's largest and most beautiful lakes, with the snowcapped Andes as its backdrop and finally arrive at the curious town of Tortel, built entirely on wooden boardwalks and stilts.
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Self Drive Itinerary: Quitessential Carretera Austral


An epic self-drive adventure from Balmaceda to Punta Arenas in the southernmost tip of Chile, traversing the border from Chile to Argentina to explore the most amazing and stunningly wild and remote landscapes of Patagonia on both sides of the border.
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self-drive itinerary Chilean Patagonia - Torres del Paine


A short self-drive itinerary of Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia, southern Chile. Book hotels and rental car as a package and take off to discover Torres del Paine National Park on your own. This itinerary can be extended or customized to your wishes.
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Self Drive itinerary of Chilean and Argentinean Patagonia


This 7 day self-drive itinerary explores two of the most stunning National Parks of Patagonia: Torres del Paine National Park in Chile, and Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina. Discover the majestic, sweeping landscape of rugged mountains, glaciers, ice lakes and pampa at your own pace with your rental car and pre-booked hotels.
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Self Drive Itinerary: Discover beautiful Patagonia


This extensive 20 day self-drive itinerary offers a more in-depth exploration of Patagonia, taking in both, the Chilean and Argentinean side. Starting in Puerto Montt you will travel all the way down south through some of Chile's and Argentina's wildest and remotest landscapes, to finally arrive at Los Glaciares National Park (Argentina) and the famous Torres del Paine National Park.
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Easter Island Hiking Trip
Easter Island


This is a short 4d/3n tour that explores Easter Island most interesting sights. How and why did its people carve out, move and erect hundreds of giant stone Moai statues on the shoreline of the island? Easter Island is the most isolated island on earth, but 1,200 years ago a double-hulled canoe filled with seafarers from a remote culture landed upon its coast. Over the centuries that followed, an extraordinary culture developed on the remote island.
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Explora Rapa Nui


Explora Patagonia is a new luxury adventure lodge in Easter Island, Chile. It provides the perfect base for exploring the ancient mysteries of lost civilizations that have left their remarkable statues all over this remote island in the middle of the Pacific. The hotel provides all comforts, excellent food and lodging as well as a range of options to experience the mysteries of Easter Island.
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