In light of Chile recently becoming a major hot sp

first_imgIn light of Chile recently becoming a major hot spot for Australian travellers, andBeyond has released the details of its ‘Wild Side of Chile’ tour. Visiting the vibrant sights of Santiago and immersing themselves in the natural wonders of Chilean Patagonia, the eight-day journey gives travellers a unique opportunity to explore some of the highlights of this increasingly popular destination.The Wild Side of ChileEmbark on an amazing eight-day journey through the vast, pristine wilderness of Patagonia – one of Chile’s most beautiful landscapes. Your clients’ adventure kicks off in the capital city of Santiago, a modern, sprawling and vibrant metropolis that is flanked on each side by the Andes and coastal mountain ranges. It is here that they can enjoy a series of tours that range from historical and cultural explorations to specialised excursions focused on food, architecture and art. After exploring the vibrancy of Santiago, they will head to the awe-inspiring beauty of Patagonia. Over 500 years after the arrival of the first European seafarers in Patagonia, the words to describe it are the same: exotic, faraway, vast, infinitely beautiful, wild and indomitable.Situated in the heart of the National Park, the Torres del Paine Mountains are one of the main attractions of the region and an icon of Chilean Patagonia. The immensity of the ice floes, the majesty of the mountains and the expanse of the lakes are a constant source of wonderment – undeniably a photographer’s and nature lover’s dream destination. End the incredible tour with a fantastic wine tasting experience in Casablanca, which sits just outside of Santiago. Enjoy a guided tour around the Veramonte Vineyard, sample some of its finest wines and learn more about the estate’s wine-making process.HighlightsAn interpretive guided city tour of SantiagoPick and choose from a range of half or full-day Awasi adventures to scenic destinations within Patagonia such as the Grey Peninsula, the Blue Lagoon, Horns Viewpoint and Frenchman’s ValleyAn interpretive introductory talk about the dramatic wilderness of PatagoniaPrivate, expert guides throughout the journey through PatagoniaA close encounter with the wildlife of Patagonia – with the opportunity to encounter pumas, condors, southern deer, guanacos, foxes and rheas or ñandues (to name a few) during the journey.Embark on full-day photographic safaris in PatagoniaExclusive access to a restricted area of the Torres del Paine National Park to observe the wild horses of Baguales in their natural habitat, accompanied by an expert biologist and veterinarianWalking photographic safari designed to ensure that photographers capture the best of PatagoniaWine tour and tasting, accompanied by a local resident guide, in Santiago.InclusionsWelcome and assistance service at all airportsTwo nights’ accommodation in Santiago with breakfastFive nights’ accommodation in Torres del Paine Area on a full-board basisAll transport and excursions as mentioned in private luxury vehicleDomestic air tickets with airport taxesMuseum and national park entrance fee where applicableAdministration fees where applicableFull board in Patagonia and all meals where indicatedRatesFully inclusive rate per person sharing:1 August 2016 – 31 July 2017 US $8732last_img read more