From (AUD)$13,995
Days23
Airfares included
Let the landscapes of Chile and Argentina take your breath away on this scenic adventure. Discover the diversity of the Atacama Desert and the unspoiled beauty of Patagonia. Soak in thermal hot springs and stay in a luxury treehouse within the Patagonian rainforest. Cross the tranquil Lake District and witness breathtaking glaciers and peaks.
Group Size — Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $375pp pre-paid
Transport — Boat, Chair lift, Coach, Ferry & Plane
No Hidden Extras

Travel into the Atacama Desert and the Valle de la Luna. With a mesmerising display of colours thanks to the ever-changing light, this remote landscape really is like no other.

Wander the many trails that lead you through the Patagonian rainforest to the waterfalls and lakes that surround your unique treehouse hotel, in the Huilo Huilo Nature Reserve.

Visit Chile's famous wine region, Maipo Valley, and enjoy a tour of the historic Viña Undurraga, founded in 1885.

Spend a day discovering incredible Torres del Paine National Park, taking in the magnificent views everywhere you look.

Special Experiences

Gain insight into daily life on a traditional Atacameñan farm, learning how to cultivate crops in such a barren region, before tasting some of the authentic products from the land.
Learn about the native Mapuche culture at Kila Leufu ‘House between three rivers’, before feasting on typical Mapuche fare for lunch, made with organic ingredients fresh from the farm.
Experience two nights staying in a luxury treehouse with picture windows offering incredible views over the nature reserve.
Prepare to immerse yourself in a very hands-on traditional experience, enjoying lunch with the Chilotes, creating their local specialty dish ‘curanto’, a stew full of seafood, various meats and Chiloé potatoes cooked in an earth oven – reserved for special occasions.
Hear the thunderous sound of ice breaking from Perito Moreno Glacier, as we cruise up close to witness one of the few advancing glaciers, left in the world.

Itinerary Ultimate Chile & Argentina

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Inclusions Ultimate Chile & Argentina

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Sightseeing

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Experience the natural wonders of Chile

  • Enjoy the view from Sky Costanera
  • Tour Santigao’s city highlights
  • Discover Chile's famous Maipo Valley, touring Viña Undurraga
  • Travel the coastline to Valparaiso and nearby Viña del Mar
  • Visit Casas del Bosque Winery in the Casablanca Valley
  • Witness all the colours of Moon Valley in the Atacama Desert
  • Taste the local produce at a traditional Atacameñan Farm
  • Marvel at the salt lake of Salar de Atacama
  • Watch the sun rise over the steaming El Tatio Geysers
  • Tour Villaricca Volcano's underworld through the tunnels and caves
  • Learn about Mapuche culture, enjoying a typical lunch at Kila Leufu Farm
  • Spend 2 nights in a treehouse hotel in the Patagonian Rainforest
  • Take in the beautiful scenery of Huilo Huilo Nature Reserve
  • Taste local beers and gourmet pizza at Petermann Brewery
  • Stop in the quaint German settlement town of Frutillar
  • Stroll through the streets of Puerto Varas, the ‘City of Roses’
  • Visit Chiloé Island and the former capital of the island, Ancud
  • Enjoy a traditional Curanto lunch on Chiloé Island
  • Experience the iconic Lakes Crossing from Puerto Varas to Barlioche

Charming towns and majestic glaciers

  • Tour Bariloche’s ‘small circuit’, including a chairlift to the top of Cerro Campanario Hill
  • Wander the café-filled streets of picturesque El Calafate
  • Witness the ever-changing Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park
  • Take a boat ride for a closer look of the Perito Moreno Glacier

The ‘End of the World’

  • Discover Torres del Paine National Park with views of the famous Grey Glacier
  • See the remains of a prehistoric giant ground sloth, in the Milodon Cave

Travel

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  • Return economy-class flights from Australia to Chile. Taxes included
  • 5 economy-class flights within South America
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Tipping Made Easy, $375pp pre-paid

 

Accommodation

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  • 18 nights in 3-4 star hotels
  • 2 nights in a treehouse hotel in the temperate rainforest at Huilo Huilo Reserve
  • Day use of hotel on day of departure

Properties include:

  • Solace Hotel, Santiago
  • Hotel Altiplanico San Pedro de Atacama, San Pedro de Atacama
  • Hotel Cumbres del Sur, Pucon
  • Nothofagus Hotel & Spa, Huilo Huilo
  • Hotel Solace Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas
  • Hotel Natura Patagonia, Peulla
  • Cacique Inacayal Lake & Spa Hotel, Bariloche
  • Hotel Kosten Aike, El Calafate
  • Hotel Costaustralis, Puerto Natales

Hotels listed are an indication, and are subject to change without notice.

 

 

Meals

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  • 20 breakfasts, 6 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 8 passengers)
  • English-speaking locally based guides

Porterage

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  • Porterage included where available

Information Ultimate Chile & Argentina

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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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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
17 Sep 22
09 Oct 22
$13,995
Available
15 Oct 22
06 Nov 22
$13,995
Available
19 Nov 22
11 Dec 22
$14,295
Available
07 Jan 23
29 Jan 23
$14,695
Available
04 Feb 23
26 Feb 23
$14,295
Available
04 Mar 23
26 Mar 23
$14,295
Available

Additional Information

Valid from
Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide & Brisbane
Other departure cities
Clients ex Hobart add $110pp & Perth add $260pp
Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $375pp pre-paid
Single Supplement
From $3,150
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.

Taxes
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