This 13-day hiking and biking adventure around enchanting Chile is the perfect opportunity to explore and discover the true beauty that lies within this South American jewel. Our travel experts have scoured the length of this fascinating country to put together a trip which will show you that there is so much more to Chile than its fine red wines. Conveying a true sense of freedom, let yourself go in Chile’s Lake District as you gaze out at the most mesmerising views whilst pedalling along on a unique biking experience. In Patagonia, channel your adventurous side as you hike through stunning mountain ranges filled with an unbelievable range of views and environments. Chile is nature at its most rugged, and beautiful, and nothing quite compares to the magnificence of Torres Del Paine after a day of walking along the immaculate shores of Laguna Azul. A step back from the every day, this is an opportunity to explore the depths of Chile from a unique perspective as you travel into one of the most enriching countries.Read more...
On arrival in Santiago, one of South America’s most vivacious cities, you will be privately escorted to your lavish hotel, La Singular Lastarria. Its prime location in the center of Santiago in the glittering Lastarria neighborhood offers you the perfect base for discovering the wonders that lie in Santiago. To get a local perspective, head out with a private guide and discover some of our favorite and most stylish barrios in uptown Santiago, before enjoying an evening of sampling fine Chilean wines and the delicious tastes of Chilean cuisine.
After your cosmopolitan affair in Santiago, it’s time to become one with nature and begin your pedalling adventures through Chile’s luscious Lake District. Landing in Puerto Montt, your private driver will whisk you away to your start point where you’ll then spend the morning cycling along with pristine views of the magnificent Osorno Volcano. After a well-deserved picnic, it’s then time to head to the beautiful Cantarias Lodge to enjoy some downtime before the next day’s activities.
Waking early, you have the option of either kayaking across the crystal clear waters of the Lake District or hiking up its illustrious mountains. Whichever you choose, the afternoon promises panoramic views of the ice capped volcanoes in the District after venturing on a two-hour hike up Casablanca Volcano. Following a unique dining experience at your lodge, it’s time to get back on your bike and taste some of the most mouth-watering jams in the lakeside town of Futrono.
Three more days of cycling through the Lake District will give you the opportunity to enjoy endless picnic lunches with exclusive views of the snow-capped volcanoes and lush greenery. We can safely say that this will be the most eye-opening cycling experience you will ever be a part of. But after days of cycling, it’s time to get back on your feet and prepare yourselves for the adventurer’s paradise that is Patagonia.
After an exhilarating week of cycling, you’ll deserve a day’s rest to indulge in the delights that the luxurious Patagonia Camp has to offer. However, there is no rest for the wicked and the Grey Beach Hike offers an enticing opportunity to discover three different landscapes in the space of 3 hours. Beginning in the Lenga Forests, continue onto Grey beach where you will be treated to picturesque views of your final destination; Grey Glacier. A festival of colors to delight your senses.
Next up is an exclusive experience which only Patagonia Camp can offer. The trail begins with views of turquoise waters and gushing waterfalls before winding through lush vegetation to the sounds of rare and exotic birds singing in your ears – perfect for bird-lovers. Near the end of the trail, you will reach a secret spot leading to a secluded gateway with views of Patagonia’s gorgeous landscapes.
The final two days will treat you to unique views of the Cuernos Del Paine, one of the most iconic mountains in Patagonia, and perfect scenes of the region’s ever-present flora and fauna. On the final day, you will experience freedom like you have never felt before, with unparalleled views of the Paine Massif followed by a gentle walk along Laguna Azul where you will finish up with the most outstanding views of the three Torres Del Paine. It’s the perfect end to an unforgettable experience.