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Hidden Treasures of Central Chile Road Trip

From islands to volcanoes, vineyards to desert, experience Chile's flavours, cultures and landscapes on this grand journey along roads less followed.

This is a grand driving tour dedicated to Chile's beautifully varied landscapes, people and cuisine, all the way from Chiloé on the northern edge of Patagonia, through the Lake District and winelands, all the way to Copiapó on the southern edge of the Atacama.

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Day 1 - Land in Chile, explore Santiago

Arrive in Santiago this morning to be met and transferred to your hotel downtown. Set off directly to explore the city with your guide on a flexible tour tailored to your interests.
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Day 2 - Fly south to start exploring Chiloé

Fly south to the island of Chiloé to start your journey. You are met by your host and guide who introduces you to the island's emblematic wooden chapels and colourful stilt houses.
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Day 3 - Private guided day on the Pacific coast

Full day guided on the northern and western edge of the island, home to penguin colonies as well as remote fishing communities and traditional smallholders.
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Day 4 - Cross to the mainland to stay on a lake

Leave the island this morning by ferry to travel to the pretty lakeside town of Puerto Varas. Get your bearings with a private walking tour.
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Day 5 - Visit the Petrohue Falls

Drive a lap of Llanquihue Lake to walk on the slopes of Osorno Volcano and through the dense forests of the Vicente Perez Rosales National Park.
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Day 6 - Travel north into the Huilo Huilo Reserve

Start your travels in earnest today as you move north into the heart of the Chilean Lake District and your wonderfully eccentric hotel deep in the forest of a huge natural reserve.
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Day 7 - Self-guided walking in the huge reserve

The Huilo-Huilo is a private reserve extending over 100,000 hectares of precious temperate forest with a wide variety of self-guided trails to follow.

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