Chile Ice, Wine & Sand in Luxury

12 days from $8 640*
  • Choose from fjord sailing, horseback riding, kayaking, trekking, and more in Patagonia.
  • Visit archaeological sites, geysers, and salt flats in Atacama.
  • Learn the secrets of Chilean wine as you visit premium vineyards.
  • Led by private guide, explore some of Santiago’s crown jewels.
  • Featuring expertly selected hotels.
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A trip to South America is incomplete until you have travelled to Chile and experienced two of the most pristine places on earth....Patagonia & the Atacama Desert. Travel south by plane to the Punta Arenas, Chile's gateway to Patagonia, from there travel overland to Puerto Bories, home to the luxurious Singular hotel. Patagonia's landscape is breathtaing, morning, noon and night! Activities in Patagonia include hiking and trekking, horsebacking riding, bird watching, cycling, cave exploration, kayaking and more! Expeditions are led by experienced guides and offered on an easy, medium and difficult level to enhace the travel experience of all travelers! Return to Santiago and experience life "living as a local" see the highlights of the city, and visit a local winery before departing for Atacama! Atacama is a lunar landscape in places, lush river canyons in others. In some parts, rain has not touched this parched land for the past three hundred years while summer can bring brilliant rainstorms in the mountains. Each day guests choose from a variety of explorations; touring by car, trekking, biking and even mountain climbing. All explorations are accompanied by experienced guides and are available at all levels of abilities to explore the nature or the history of Atacama. Discover the heights of the Andes, enjoy the volcanoes and plateaus or visit the small villages with their traditions and folklore. Return to Santiago for a night before departing Chile. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Santiago
    Santiago
    • Meet and Greet
    • Chile - Welcome
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Private Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Santiago to Punta Arenas to Puerto Bories
    Santiago to Punta Arenas to Puerto Bories
    • Transfer - Private - Airport (7AM-11PM) - Private Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Flight (Not Included)
    • Punta Arenas - Puerto Bories [The Singular Patagonia (2.5 hrs) ] - Vehicle/Guide/Driver(1)
    • Included Excursions based on Activity Levels at The Singular Patagonia
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3 Puerto Bories
    Puerto Bories
    • Enjoy the included expeditions at The Singular Patagonia
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4 Puerto Bories
    Puerto Bories
    • Enjoy the included expeditions at The Singular Patagonia
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5 Puerto Bories
    Puerto Bories
    • Another day to explore Patagonia from The Singular
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6 Puerto Bories to Santiago
    Puerto Bories to Santiago
    • Transfer - Shared - Puerto Bories - Punta Arenas [The Singular Patagonia (2.5 hrs) ]
    • Flight (Not Included)
    • Transfer - Private - Airport (7AM-11PM) - Private Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 7 Santiago
    Santiago
    • Tour - Private - A Local's Life in Santiago (6 hrs, w/Lunch) - Guide/Vehicle/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 8 Santiago
    Santiago
    • Private - Casablanca Wineries (with Wine Tasting) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 9 Santiago to Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
    Santiago to Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
    • Transfer - Private - Airport (7AM-11PM) - Private Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Flight (Not Included)
    • Calama - San Pedro de Atacama [Awasi Lodge (1 hr 45 min)] -
    • Awasi Inclusions
    • Tour - Private - Private Excursions included at Awasi
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10 San Pedro de Atacama
    San Pedro de Atacama
    • Private - Enjoy the excursions included at Awasi
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11 San Pedro de Atacama
    San Pedro de Atacama
    • Private - Enjoy the excursions included at Awasi
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 12 San Pedro de Atacama to Santiago
    San Pedro de Atacama to Santiago
    • San Pedro de Atacama - Calama [Awasi Lodge (1 hr 45 min)] - (1)
    • Flight (Not Included)
    • Transfer - Private - Airport (7AM-11PM) - Private Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Shopping Tour & Visit Los Dominicos Artisan Town (4hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    • Transfer - Private - Airport (7AM-11PM) - Private Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Depart (Int`l Airport) (Int`l Airport)
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Santiago

Upon your arrival you will be met by a local representative who will help you locate your vehicle.

Welcome to Chile!

Private airport transfer in Santiago with a guide and driver.

Accommodation: Ritz Carlton

Nestled between sandy Pacific beaches and snow-capped Andes Mountains, The Ritz-Carlton, Santiago redefines personal service with a personal passion, making each stay in one of Chile’s top luxury hotels more memorable than the last. This sophisticated retreat in the heart of El Golf, one of Santiago’s most prestigious neighborhoods, delivers unforgettable experiences – like soothing spa services at the Santiago hotel’s rooftop Health and Fitness Center or exquisite dining at one of four distinctive restaurants – all complemented by impeccable service. Immerse yourself in the authentic surroundings and the splendid views of the Andes Mountains at The Ritz-Carlton, Santiago, a luxury hotel inspired by the fertile land on which some of Chile’s finest vineyards flourish.

Santiago
Santiago
Ritz Carlton Santiago
Ritz Carlton Santiago

Day 2: Santiago - Punta Arenas - Puerto Bories

Private airport transfer in Santiago with a guide and driver.

Flight is required, currently not included in the quote.

Upon your arrival into Punta Arenas airport, you be met by a driver from The Singular Patagonia for your shared transfer to the hotel. This shared transer is offered as a complimentary service for guests of The Singular only. 

Choose from a wide range of options during your stay at The Singular Patagonia.  

Basic, Medium and Expert level activities are available, from trekking to horseback riding and kayaking. The following is a list of some of the expeditions available, for more details please ask you Sales Consultant:

Basic Level
Full Day: Trekking Sierra Baguales, Trekking and sailing – Isla Focus, Discovering Torres del Paine National Park
Half Day: Sailing to Punta Jamón, Visit to Shotel Aike Wetland – Cerro Castillo, Visit to Puerto Bories Industrial Museum, Puerto Natales, Land of Pioneers, Cycling around Puerto Natales

Medium Level:
Full Day: Sailing around the Patagonia Fjords: Serrano and Balmaceda Glaciers and Lago Azul, Horse riding to Puerto Bories
Half Day: Cycling around Laguna Sofía, Trekking Seno Ultima Esperanza or Last Hope Sound overlooking point, Trekking to the Mylodon Caves, Trekking and Watching Andean Condors, Horse Riding around Laguna Sofía – Las Cuevas, Horseback Riding to Mylodon Cave, Horse riding to Puerto Bories

Expert Level:
Full Day: Trekking to the base of Torres del Paine and The Wonders of Torres del Paine National Park.

Accommodation: The Singular Patagonia

The Singular Patagonia is a five-star luxury hotel located in Puerto Bories, Chile. The hotel is located in the converted “Frigorifico Puerto Bories”, a post-Victorian cold-storage plant built in 1915. Overlooking the Fjord of Last Hope Sound and the Andes Mountains off in the distance, The Singular’s oversized guestrooms  provide plenty of room to unwind after a day of adventure. Best of all, your appreciation of Patagonia’s beauty can continue once inside your personal haven as each room features floor to ceiling, picture windows. A reminder that Mother Nature still makes the best artwork. This is an environment of simple luxury. It will be your home at The Singular Patagonia—the perfect setting to connect with authentic Patagonia.

Kayaking
Kayaking
The Singular Patagonia
The Singular Patagonia

Day 3: Puerto Bories

A variety of expeditions await for you to explore Patagonia today!

Accommodation: The Singular Patagonia

Day 4: Puerto Bories

A variety of expeditions await for you to explore Patagonia today!

Accommodation: The Singular Patagonia

Day 5: Puerto Bories

Another day to enjoy a variety of expeditions included in your package at The Singular Patagonia.

Accommodation: The Singular Patagonia

Day 6: Puerto Bories - Santiago

Upon checking out, you'll be met by a driver for your shared transfer to the airport in Punta Arenas. The transfer takes approximately 4 hours. 

Flight is required, currently not included in the quote.

Private airport transfer in Santiago with a guide and driver.

Accommodation: Ritz Carlton

Day 7: Santiago

Today is a day when you will experience life as a true local, otherwise known as a “Santiaguino”. Your guide will pick you up at your hotel and together you will walk towards the nearest Metro station to board one of the most efficient and clean subways in the world, Santiago’s Metro (Metro ticket is included). In it, you will reach the classic and most important subway station in the city, Universidad de Chile where gigantic murals of local artists are displayed showing a piece of Chile’s rich urban culture. Upon exiting the station you will be in the middle of Santiago’s busy downtown. You will walk about the Stock Exchange and the classic streets, having a Santiago traditional coffee experience, in one of the many cafés called “Café con piernas” translated as coffee with legs…you will see firsthand where the name originates from.  After enjoying coffee (not included) we will walk through the Paseo Ahumada, viewing the different shops and shoe shine stands and all sorts of local characters. We will arrive to the main square or Plaza de Armas which is a meeting point for several immigrants from neighboring countries. We will visit the Cathedral. We will continue walking through Puente Street which is characterized by the large amount of shoe stores where locals shop. We will reach the Mercado Central (local fish Market) where we will see the different types of fish and shellfish that the Pacific Ocean has to offer. In this market we will have lunch at one of the many restaurants enjoyed by locals and generally unknown to tourists. Your guide will be with you at all times explaining local culture and helping you to translate and interact with shop vendors, waiters and anyone you want to meet.

After lunch at Restaurant El Galeon, walk across the Mapocho river to visit the Vega Central (local food market) here you will see the different fruits and vegetables that the fertile lands of Chile offer. After the visit walk through the Bellavista district, also known as the bohemian district where you will enter a local bar to try out a refreshing local drink called “The Terremoto” which translates to the Earthquake (drink is not included). After this stop we continue to San Cristobal Hill. On the way we try out some of Chile’s classic and refreshing snacks such as Mote de Huesillos or any snack that you feel like.

At San Cristobal Hill we will reach the top in the traditional funicular. From the top enjoy a panoramic view of Santiago from which, with your guide, you can track the places visited during the day. Here, your vehicle will be waiting for you to take you back to your hotel after a day of exploring Santiago and being a true “Santiaguino”.

Accommodation: Ritz Carlton
Praza do Obradoiro
Praza do Obradoiro

Day 8: Santiago

Casablanca is a transversal valley approximately 24 kilometres long that extends from the Zapata Tunnel to the Shrine of Lo Vásquez and covers a total of 22.000 hectares. Flanked by mountains, Route 68 runs through the middle of the valley like a backbone and connects Santiago with the port of Valparaiso. The Casablanca Valley forms part of the Coastel Range, a mountainous chain formed 180 million years ago. Today the valley hosts more than 5.000 hectares (11.120 acres) of plantations, which count with the highest technology used today including Frost control towers, Certified drop watering and keen managing of the vineyard that guaranty first quality grapes. This way, the valley of Casablanca has positioned itself as the best valley in Chile as well as abroad , for white wines, in particular Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay, and within the red wines with the Pinot Noir. On this day you will visit 2 premium vineyards with wine tasting included at Vina Emiliana and Casa Del Bosque.

Accommodation: Ritz Carlton
 Wine Tasting
Wine Tasting

Day 9: Santiago - Calama - San Pedro de Atacama

Private airport transfer in Santiago with a guide and driver.

Flight is required, currently not included in the quote.

You will be met at the airport and transferred by private vehicle and guide to the Awasi Lodge.

Included in your stay are the following: lodging, breakfast, lunch, appetizer and dinner (lunch on the date of check-in is not included), alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages, private outings, 2 half day or 1 full day excursion per day is included (on check-in/check-out day there is only 1 half day outing included), transfers from/to Calama Airport.

At Awasi, excursions are private, exclusive, and are programmed according to your preferences and pace. Tailor-made outings are designed with your private guide who will help you plan your trips and will accompany you during your stay. You can choose full- or half-day trips. From easy strolls or intense treks for the more adventurous, horse-back riding, bicycle rides, visits to archaeological sites, visits to the salt flats, Altiplano lagoons or villages hidden among the deep valleys. You can get up at dawn to go see the geysers and relax in the thermal pools. Bird watching or an evening astronomic tour with local guides are some of the experiences you can organize during your stay at Awasi.

Accommodation: Awasi Lodge

The Awasi Lodge is situated inside an ancient site surrounded by a historic wall, on the edge of San Pedro de Atacama, a little oasis town huddled around the riverbed of San Pedro River. The privileged location just a stone’s throw from the center of town makes it possible to enjoy “town life”. The Lodge comprises of only 8 cabins, which ensures an intimate and private atmosphere to make each guest feel at home. The circular, thatch-roofed cabins are constructed in the local style with traditional materials, tastefully furnished for comfort and style, each with its own spacious bathroom and private patio where you can relax in privacy.

San Pedro de Atacama
San Pedro de Atacama
Awasi Lodge
Awasi Lodge

Day 10: San Pedro de Atacama

Choose from a plethera of half or full day private guided excursions at Awasi Lodge.

Accommodation: Awasi Lodge
Pukara de Quitor
Pukara de Quitor

Day 11: San Pedro de Atacama

Choose from a plethera of half or full day private guided excursions at Awasi Lodge.

Accommodation: Awasi Lodge

Day 12: San Pedro de Atacama - Santiago

Today you will transfer by private vehicle with guide to the airport in Calama.

Flight is required, currently not included in the quote.

Private airport transfer in Santiago with a guide and driver.

After being met by your guide and private vehicle at your accommodation, you'll be brought towards Vitacura neighborhood to visit Alonso de Cordova Avenue boutiques, an elegant neighborhood where you will be able to visit the best shops in town and where you'll find “ Lapiz Lazuli “(semi-precious stone found only in Chile and some places in Afghanistan) jewellery shop. Continue on to Parque Arauco Shopping Centre, the largest shopping mall in the country. After getting your fill of shopping, relax on the drive to "Handicraft Los Dominicos town " where you'll find a plethora of traditional Chilean handicraft.

Private airport transfer in Santiago with a guide and driver.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (Int`l Airport)

Chilean handicrafts
Chilean handicrafts
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Ritz Carlton: Santiago

Nestled between sandy Pacific beaches and snow-capped Andes Mountains, The Ritz-Carlton, Santiago redefines personal service with a personal passion, making each stay in one of Chile’s top luxury hotels more memorable than the last. This sophisticated retreat in the heart of El Golf, one of Santiago’s most prestigious neighborhoods, delivers unforgettable experiences – like soothing spa services at the Santiago hotel’s rooftop Health and Fitness Center or exquisite dining at one of four distinctive restaurants – all complemented by impeccable service. Immerse yourself in the authentic surroundings and the splendid views of the Andes Mountains at The Ritz-Carlton, Santiago, a luxury hotel inspired by the fertile land on which some of Chile’s finest vineyards flourish.

Ritz Carlton Santiago
Ritz Carlton Santiago
Ritz Carlton Santiago Swimming Pool
Ritz Carlton Santiago Swimming Pool

The Singular Patagonia: Puerto Bories

The Singular Patagonia is a five-star luxury hotel located in Puerto Bories, Chile. The hotel is located in the converted “Frigorifico Puerto Bories”, a post-Victorian cold-storage plant built in 1915. Overlooking the Fjord of Last Hope Sound and the Andes Mountains off in the distance, The Singular’s oversized guestrooms  provide plenty of room to unwind after a day of adventure. Best of all, your appreciation of Patagonia’s beauty can continue once inside your personal haven as each room features floor to ceiling, picture windows. A reminder that Mother Nature still makes the best artwork. This is an environment of simple luxury. It will be your home at The Singular Patagonia—the perfect setting to connect with authentic Patagonia.

The Singular Patagonia
The Singular Patagonia
The Singular Patagonia
The Singular Patagonia

Awasi Lodge: San Pedro de Atacama

The Awasi Lodge is situated inside an ancient site surrounded by a historic wall, on the edge of San Pedro de Atacama, a little oasis town huddled around the riverbed of San Pedro River. The privileged location just a stone’s throw from the center of town makes it possible to enjoy “town life”. The Lodge comprises of only 8 cabins, which ensures an intimate and private atmosphere to make each guest feel at home. The circular, thatch-roofed cabins are constructed in the local style with traditional materials, tastefully furnished for comfort and style, each with its own spacious bathroom and private patio where you can relax in privacy.

Awasi Lodge
Awasi Lodge

Depart (Int`l Airport) (Int`l Airport): Santiago

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • MaryBurchenal — December 12, 2014 — South America

    We are back. We did have a wonderful time with our daughter and I certainly had no reason at all for being at all nervous that things would not go smoothly. Everyone associated with our time in Iguazu Falls was helpful, more than pleasant and always on time. I thought originally that we could manage such a trip on our own. But when we got there and saw the hassles we would have run into with the visas, border crossings, transportation and such, I realized that going the way we did was the wise choice. Absolutely we would travel with you again. And if anyone asks about the best way to see that part of the country, I would not hesitate to recommend KT.

  • Janet Huebert — December 12, 2014 — South America

    Well, Cindy, we’ve been home for a week but I can’t stop replaying every day of our wonderful holiday in my head! It was all that I had hoped for and MORE! We enjoyed all of the locations we visited – the beauty of the landscapes, the sight of wildlife, the rich culture & interesting history of Argentina & the outgoing, positive attitude of its people. Our guides were terrific – so friendly & knowledgeable & helpful & enthusiastic! We had no delays or difficulties & our accommodations were outstanding. Have I mentioned that it was a FABULOUS holiday??!!! My thanks to you for coordinating, booking, confirming and generally taking care of our requests in planning our adventure.

  • Ann Schiller — December 12, 2014 — South America

    Fabulous trip to Machu Picchu, Cusco and Lima. Trip of a lifetime with a sensational group of guides, drivers, and transfer staff! Loved the Sanctuary Lodge! A must! Thank you, Nella Huaringa, for planning this amazing journey! Thanks for making sure we didn't miss a thing on our itinerary even when we lost a travel day, due to a broken airplane that turned back midair, on our way to Lima. We appreciate your service above and beyond.

  • WendyRobinson — December 12, 2014 — South America

    Wow! All my life, I have planned and organized our trips, requiring considerable research and contact time--not to mention, most significantly, all the stress involved at each destination to make sure all connections are made. This time, I put it in the hands of some extremely capable people--and sat back and relaxed. And relax I did! We were booked into full-service, quality accommodations at all times; our transport and tour guidance were all on an individual, private basis, except where public transportation was in order; and--most valuable to us--we were met and assisted through all travel/hotel connections. We truly felt pampered. At one point, in fact, we had a problem with an immigration paper that we had lost, and a Kensington representative personally accompanied us through the whole process of replacing it--even though we were officially "on our own" that day. That's what makes the difference--the responsibility and accountability toward clients. Kudos to Kensington and to our representative, Brandi Merchant. We are already planning more travel and see no reason to look any further than to an agency that has earned our trust.

  • LorettaCappuccitti — December 12, 2014 — South America

    We had a wonderful time on our trip. The accommodations were all great. The guides and drivers were all very pleasant and knowledgeable. We were very happy with our choice of destinations and with the way the trip was organized. It was a lot of flying in two weeks but well worth it. Erika was able to accommodate a short-notice addition (Nazca Lines) to our trip which we appreciated. Thank you Erika for your help. Great trip!!

  • Christina Adams — April 21, 2014 — South America

    I know it's silly to give all 10's, obviously every trip has it's ups and downs, but if it hadn't been for our Kensington Tours planning, guides and drivers we would have been lost! It was wonderful to be out in a strange new environment yet know we had a safety net and a friendly face. The places we visited were awesome but I think we'll remember most the people that we met. Thank you and I'll send photos soon! Sincerely, Christina Adams

  • Frank  Manna — April 21, 2014 — South America

    Our guided transfers were exceptionally accommodating even though our flights were considerably delayed. The Annavillanas Jungle Lodge was spectacular for location, accommodations and food. The Rio Carnival experience was unique and unforgettable and our seats were wonderful. Loved the location of our hotel in Rio.......right on the street of Copacabana Beach.......fantastic.

  • Vivian Jennings — April 21, 2014 — South America

    Very pleased with organization. Not having to worry about connections or arrangements is wonderful. Great selection with hotels, Coral 1 and Napo Wildlife. Kensington puts all the details together to ensure a wonderful trip. Highly recommend the Galapagos and Amazon.

  • Daniel More — April 21, 2014 — South America

    All was great. Guides were knowledgeable, personable, friendly... that's what really made the trip.

  • Marlin Barad — April 21, 2014 — South America

    Sofia, thank you for putting together a great trip. We certainly enjoyed ourselves very much. The planning and care was excellent. We hope we can do another trip with you all soon. Marlin Barad

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