Chile Deluxe: Relais & Chateaux

Chile Deluxe: Relais & Chateaux

7,890.00

9 DAYS / 8 NIGHTS

2 Nights at The Ritz Carlton in Santiago
3 Nights at Awasi Atacama in Atacama
3 Nights at Awasi Patagonia in Patagonia

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

One of South America's most talked-about travel destinations, Chile is the ultimate destination for adventure seekers searching for excitement accompanied by sun and snow, lakes and volcanoes, wine and exotic mysticism. Deciding where to go can be difficult in a land of such beauty. Let us help, by suggesting Craft Travel’s Relais & Chateux Property Combo, partnering 3 delicious nights at Awasi Atacama in stunning San Pedro de Atacama with 3 more unforgettable evenings at Awasi Patagonia in Torres del Paine. With two more nights at a luxurious hotel in the bustling city of Santiago, you would be hard-pressed to find a better, more luxe Chilean getaway.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 2 Nights with Daily Breakfast at The Ritz Carlton in Santiago

  • 3 Nights with Full Board at Awasi Atacama in Atacama

  • 3 Nights with Full Board at Awasi Patagonia in Patagonia

  • Excursions and tours in Santiago as specified below

  • Daily choice of included excursions at Awasi Atacama with Private English Speaking Guide and Personal 4WD

  • Daily choice of included excursions at Awasi Patagonia with Private English Speaking Guide

  • All airport and ground transportation (unless otherwise specified in the itinerary)

  • All equipment and entrance fees as mentioned on tour

  • All local taxes (unless otherwise specified)

  • *Not included: gratuities, visas (if applicable), internal and international flights, meals and drinks not described above, items of a personal nature

DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 01 | WELCOME TO SANTIAGO!

Welcome to Chile ! Upon arrival to the airport you will be met by your guide who will take you in a private vehicle toward downtown Santiago to check into the hotel.

Once you've had a chance to get settled, head out with your guide to explore the city of Santiago. Visit sites like the neoclassical La Moneda Palace, home of Chilean presidents until 1958 and today the seat of the government, the recently remodeled Plaza de Armas and San Cristobal Hill. Check out beautiful neighborhooods like Bellavista, Vitacura and Providencia.

Enjoy your evening at leisure.

Overnight at The Ritz Carlton (no meals included)


DAY 02 | SANTIAGO - SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA

After breakfast, head to the airport in Santiago for your flight to Calama, the entrance point to the Atacama Desert.

Upon arrival in Calama, your guide and driver will escort you to your vehicle which will take you to Awasi Atacama, Located in the ancient trading town of San Pedro de Atacama. Awasi Atacama has just 10 rooms each of which is assigned to a private guide and 4WD so guests can explore at their own pace, visiting where they want, when they want. Set admits the impressive scenery of the Atacama Desert, Awasi Atacama invites you for a swim in the pool, a drink by the fire pit and long evening meals in its Relais & Chateaux restaurant. 

With private patios, tall trees providing natural shade and open-air communal areas to enjoy the world’s clearest skies, Awasi is the perfect place to enjoy the very best of the Atacama.

This afternoon and evening is yours to discuss activities with your private guide or simply explore the area at your leisure. The following days are completely up to you, and schedules can be planned with your guide to ensure you include everything you are looking to do during your Atacama Desert experience.

Overnight at Awasi Atacama (B, L, D)

Awasi Atacama: A sense of being somewhere else. Inspired by Pre-Inca ruins, we worked with a local historian to recreate adobe structures so our guests feel transported into another world. The round shape and natural building materials (adobe, stone and wood) keep the suites cool in the heat of the day, and warm in the chilly evenings. Built in fitting with 
the environment

Measuring over 50 square meters, the suites are self-contained havens where you can unwind, relax and rest. Each suite has a patio, solarium, plus 
outdoor and indoor showers.


DAY 03 | SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA

Day at leisure with a private guide. Activities can be tailored to suit your desires. Options include, but are not limited to, nature trekking and horseback riding to Geysers, valleys, canyons; wildlife viewing of flamingos, vicunas, and foxes; cooking classes with a local chef, hot air balloon rides, outdoor picnics and more. Perhaps today visit the the Valley of the Moon, one of the most famous natural attractions in the region, or Death Valley with its stunning panoramic views of the nearby town of San Pedro.
 
Overnight at Awasi Atacama (B, L, D)


DAY 04 | SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA

Day at leisure with a private guide. Maybe inquire today about hiking the Intermediate Ravines, where the small rivers of the Altiplano descend towards the desert, or a 4x4 adventure to Machuca Village, one of the few inhabited traditional towns above 4,000m.

Enjoy your final night under the clear and starry desert sky.
 
Overnight at Awasi Atacama (B, L, D)


DAY 05 | SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA - SANTIAGO

After breakfast this morning you will be taken to the airport for your flight to Santiago. Spend one more night in the glitzy capital city of Chile before tomorrow’s adventure to Patagonia!
 
Overnight at The Ritz Carlton (B)


DAY 06 | SANTIAGO - TORRES DEL PAINE

After a hearty Chilean breakfast, your driver will be waiting to take you back to the airport for your flight to Punta Arenas. Upon landing, a driver and property representative will meet you and take you to the stunning Awasi Patagonia property, a ride of approximately 4.5 hours through the incredibly varied landscapes of Patagonia.

Inspired by old Patagonian shelters and ranching outposts, there are just twelve villas (one of them with two suites) in Awasi’s private reserve. These are positioned in such a way as to ensure the utmost privacy and also offer the best views of the forest, Lake Sarmiento, the pampas and Torres del Paine. The villas are built on stilts for minimal environmental impact, and each boasts a hot tub, wood burning stove, living room and measures 80 square meters.

Enjoy this all-inclusive resort as you wish, utilizing private guide services to craft the perfect Patagonian experience.

Overnight at Awasi Patagonia (B, L, D)

After days spent out in the elements, return to Awasi Patagonia for a soak in your hot tub, a drink by the fire and long evening meals in our Relais & Chateaux restaurant. Awasi Patagonia has views over the Torres del Paine Mountain Range, the Patagonian Steppe and Lake Sarmiento. It is the world's southernmost Relais & Chateaux hotel. 

The perfect spot to enjoy Torres del Paine National Park while always returning to our secluded Private Reserve.


DAY 07 | TORRES DEL PAINE

Enjoy this all-inclusive resort as you wish, utilizing private guide services to craft the perfect Patagonian experience. Activities include, but are not limited to, nature trekking to lakes, forests, waterfalls and mountains; wildlife viewing of foxes, horses, sheep and the odd puma; interacting with local gauchos and learning about their traditional lifestyle and more. Maybe today hike around the Grey Peninsula through the dense and enchanting Lengas forest until you reach the peaceful glacial beach.
 
Overnight at Awasi Patagonia (B, L, D)


DAY 08 | TORRES DEL PAINE

Enjoy this all-inclusive resort as you wish, utilizing private guide services to craft the perfect Patagonian experience. Activities include, but are not limited to, nature trekking to lakes, forests, waterfalls and mountains; wildlife viewing of foxes, horses, sheep and the odd puma; interacting with local gauchos and learning about their traditional lifestyle and more.

Perhaps finish your journey with the most sought after, challenging journey - the hike to Base Torres and its glacial lagoon, a site 12 million years in the making.

Enjoy your final evening in Chile with a long, delicious dinner in the lodge’s beautiful restaurant.

Overnight at Awasi Patagonia (B, L, D)


DAY 09 | DEPARTURE

After breakfast and checkout, it’s time to say goodbye to Chile. Your transfer will be ready to take you to the Punta Arenas airport for your departure flight home through Santiago.

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