Population: 14 418 800
Capital: Santiago
Language: Officially Spanish, English in main centres, and German in the lake areas
Electricity: 220 volts 50 cycles AC
Currency: Chilean Peso (CLP)
Holidays: January 1; Easter Holidays; May 1; May 21; August 15; September 18 and 19; October 12; November 1; December 8; December 25.
Times: Banking Hours: 9am to 3pm. Money exchange until 5pm
Tipping: 10% of the bill at hotels and restaurants
4 x 4 Jeep Safari
Bird Watching
Kayaking & River Rafting
Trekking Mountain Climbing
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Salt Flat & Andean Towns (4 days/3nights)

Day 01: Calama - San Pedro de Atacama
Meet and greet at Calama airport, transfer to San Pedro de Atacama, through the Domeyko Mountain range. In the afternoon, a visit to the Valley of the Moon. Overnight.

Day 02: San Pedro de Atacama
After breakfast, visit the museum in San Pedro, the indigenous stronghold of Quitor, the artisan village of Toconao and a soft walk through the Jeria Valley. Finally, a visit to the Atacama Salt Flat. Lunch included. Return to hotel and overnight.

Day 03: San Pedro de Atacama
After an early breakfast, departures from the hotel at 05h00 towards the Tatios Geyser field. Lunch.
Later, visit the Puritama Hot Springs. Return to hotel and overnight.

Day 04: San Pedro de Atacama - Calama
After breakfast, transfer to Calama airport for your onward flight.


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Half Day and Day Tours
Santiago - 4 days/3 nights
Santiago and ViÑa del Mar (5 days/4 nights)
Torres del Paine - 4 Days/3 Nights
Salt Flat & Andean Towns (4 days/3nights)
Lake Crossing (Chile to Argentina) (4 nights/5days)
Cruise Puerto Montt to the San Raphael Glacier (7 days/6 nights)
Easter Island (3 day/4 nights)
Valle Nevado Ski 7 Nights + 1 Night Santiago + BUENOS AIRES 3 Nights
Valle Nevado Ski Trips - 2004 SPECIAL
See Also... Argentina Ski Specials - 2004 SPECIAL
Dream Cruises - South Chile and Antarctica NEW
"Romantic 12 day train journey" Chile 2009 NEW
"Luxury camping in Patagonia" - Chile NEW

Additional Tours/packages available to:
Arica, Iquique, Putre, Antofagasta
Temuco, Pucon
Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas
Horse Riding Southern Landscapes
Osorno Volcano
Punta Arenas, Punta Natales
Punta Arenas - Puerto Williams - Ushuaia