From (AUD)$10,295
Days16
Airfares included
Travel through the mesmerising landscapes of Chile on this in depth small group tour. Explore modern Santiago, be fascinated by the other-worldly terrain of Moon Valley in San Pedro de Atacama and explore the lush Huilo Huilo Nature Reserve. Learn about local life in Chiloe Island and uncover the charm of the Patagonian Lakes District.
Group Size — Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $270pp pre-paid
Transport — Boat, Coach, Ferry & Plane
No Hidden Extras
Travel into the Atacama Desert. The remote area's landscape is really like no other.
Explore Chiloe Island, learning how the culture and way of life differs from continental Chile.
Visit Chile's famous wine region, Maipo Valley, and enjoy a tour of Undurraga Winery.
Situated on the shores of Lake Villarrica, Pucon is the perfect starting place to explore Villarrica's volcano underworld.

Special Experiences

Visit a traditional Atacameño farm to discover how produce is grown in the desert, and then try the authentic products of the land at a tasting.
Learn all about Chile's Mapuche culture and enjoy a traditional lunch at Kila-Leufu farm this afternoon.
For two nights we'll be staying in a luxury treehouse lodge, immersing ourselves in life in the rainforest.
Enjoy a hands-on lunch experience as we help prepare a traditional Curanto lunch in an earth oven.
Discover the serene beauty of picturesque Peulla, a charming small village in the heart of the Patagonian Lakes District.

Itinerary A Taste of Chile

Itinerary

Day

Inclusions A Taste of Chile

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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Experience the natural wonders of Chile

  • Visit the tallest building in South America and enjoy the view from the "Sky Costanera" in Santiago.
  • Take a city tour of Santiago including La Moneda - the presidential palace, Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Post Office, Palacio de la Real Audiencia and the Casa Colorada - once the Spanish governor's residence.
  • Discover Chile's famous wine-producing region, the Maipo Valley, and enjoy a tour of the Undurraga winery.
  • Experience an incredible sunset over the Atacama Desert's Valle de la Luna - a mesmerising display of colours thanks to the constantly changing light.
  • Visit a traditional Atacameño farm to discover how produce is grown in the desert and taste some of the local products.
  • Marvel at the Salar de Atacama - a salt lake covered by snow-white salt crystals as far as the eye can see.
  • Watch the sun rise over the steaming El Tatio Geysers.
  • Tour the Villaricca Volcano's underworld in the tunnels and caves that were created by a giant lava flow more than 2 million years ago.
  • Learn all about Mapuche culture and enjoy a typical Mapuche lunch at Kila-Leufu Farm.
  • Spend 2 nights in a treehouse hotel in the Patagonian Rainforest at Huilo Huilo Nature Reserve.
  • Be amazed by the beautiful scenery and discover the abundance of trails, waterfalls and lakes in Huilo Huilo Nature Reserve.
  • Stop in the quaint German settlement town of Frutillar - why not try some of the delicious German cakes on offer?
  • Enjoy a walking tour of Puerto Varas, the "City of Roses", on the banks of majestic Lake Llanquihue.
  • Visit Chiloe Island and the former capital of the island, Ancud.
  • Enjoy a traditional Curanto lunch on Chiloe Island.
  • Enjoy the Lakes Crossing journey from Puerto Varas to Peulla.

Travel

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  • Return economy-class flights from Australia to Chile. Taxes included
  • 4 economy-class flights within Chile
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Tipping Made Easy, $270pp pre-paid

Accommodation

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  • 11 nights in 3-4 star hotels
  • 2 nights in a treehouse hotel in the temperate rainforest at Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve

Meals

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  • 13 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 5 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based tour director (based on minimum of 8 passengers)
  • English-speaking locally based guides

Porterage

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  • Porterage included where available

Accommodation A Taste of Chile

Accommodation

Hotel Solace

Chile flag Santiago

Featuring a fantastic location, Solace Santiago offers accommodations in the Providencia district of Santiago. Guests will find a seasonal outdoor pool and a fitness centre. The hotel has a terrace and views of the city. Additionally there is a 24-hour front desk. The property is steps away from an array of restaurants and commerce. Costanera Shopping Centre is also just a 20-minute walk away. Merino Benitez Airport is approximately a 25-minute drive.

Facilities: air-conditioning; wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool

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Hotel Altiplanico

Chile flag San Pedro

Tucked away on a gentle stretch of land in the outskirts of San Pedro de Atacama, surrounded by the quiet presence of the Andes, Altiplanico San Pedro faces the impressive Licancabur Volcano, with a unique design inspired in the style of an Altiplano village. Enjoy the famous Atacama sunsets and relax from the sun in the shade of the private terraces or by having a dip in the pool after a day exploring the driest desert in the world! The fresh yet cosy rooms are decorated very simply to give the feeling that the hotel has risen from Atacama and is part of the earth.

Facilities: wifi; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool

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Hotel Cumbres del Sur

Chile flag Pucon

Situated only 850 metres from Villarrica Lake and 2 blocks away from the main street, Hotel Cumbres del Sur offers accommodation with free wifi access in Pucón's city centre. Guests can unwind in the shared lounge. A 24-hour front-desk is available to welcome guests and provide tourist information.

Facilities: wifi; central heating

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Nothofagus Hotel & Spa

Chile flag Huilo Huilo

Set in the middle of the forest within a picturesque wooden building inspired by The Little Prince, Huilo Huilo Nothofagus Hotel & Spa offers accommodation within Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve. The property features an outdoor and indoor swimming pool, as well as a spa. Decorated with wooden walls and ceilings, rooms at Nothofagus Hotel & Spa are fitted with large windows and private balconies overlooking the reserve. There is a charming restaurant on site, offering a wide variety of dishes. Darwin Tavern serves drinks and snacks. Sun loungers are available by the pool. Guests can relax in the hot tub or make use of the sauna.

Facilities: wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor & indoor swimming pools

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Hotel Solace

Chile flag Puerto Varas

Solace Hotel is located in a green area of Puerto Varas, 600 m from the Llanquihue Lake shores. It provides rooms with panoramic views of the Osorno and Calbuco Volcanoes or city views including the famous church of Puerto Varas. Each spacious guest room at the Solace includes a seating area equipped with cable TV channels. There is a sofa, a work desk and a laptop safe. Guests can discover the many cafes in central Puerto Varas, a 10-minute walk away, serving traditional German pastries. Other facilities of the Solace Hotel include a free internet hotspot.

Facilities: air-conditioning; wifi; gym; outdoor seasonal pool

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Hotel Natura Patagonia

Chile flag Peulla

Offering a terrace and water sports facilities, Hotel Natura Patagonia is set in Peulla in the Los Lagos Region. The hotel has a spa centre and sauna, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Hotel Natura Patagonia features free wifi throughout the property.

Facilities: wifi; spa & wellness centre

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Information A Taste of Chile

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

 

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging.

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding.

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Ethiopia
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Rwanda, Guatemala, Mexico and Costa Rica
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats

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Dates & Prices A Taste of Chile

Dates & Prices
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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
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twin share
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08 Aug 20
24 Aug 20
$10,295
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19 Sep 20
05 Oct 20
$10,295
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17 Oct 20
02 Nov 20
$10,295
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21 Nov 20
07 Dec 20
$10,295
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09 Jan 21
25 Jan 21
$10,295
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06 Feb 21
22 Feb 21
$10,295
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06 Mar 21
22 Mar 21
$10,295
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Additional Information

Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $270pp pre-paid
Taxes
Total cost includes - air taxes, $830
Single Supplement
From $1,950
Day/Date Variations
Due to airline flight schedules day of arrival and day of departure may vary depending on your city of departure
Taxes & Fuel Costs
Total cost includes air taxes. Taxes and fuel surcharges change regularly so above levies shown as a guide only
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

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