Enquire or Call

UK: 01473 890499
US: 1-800-608-4651
You are here: HomeHolidayreview Id219482
Chile holiday ideas accommodation places to go when to visit chile map reviews

Holiday review by Miss Christine Waddington

Name:
Date of trip: 09/11/2019
Number of people: 2
Country: Chile

Overall level of Satisfaction

 
Tribes Overall: "Other than the slight "hiccup" in Punta Arenas all the travel arrangements went according to plan. None of the three main destinations - Atacama, Patagonia & Easter Island - fell short of expectations and, in fact, exceeded them in each case."
 
Tribes Service: "Paul's suggested itinerary was perfect, especially the suggested stop-overs at the Holiday Inn in Santiago. The information provided pre-holiday was detailed and very useful. Special thanks to Amanda and Nadia in Punta Arenas for sorting out the travel issue from the airport to the Rio Serrano."
 
Guides: "The guide and driver in Santiago (Val and Lesley) were excellent and coped well with the difficulties in Santiago at the moment. The guides in Atacama and Patagonia were also excellent - very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the area, the wildlife, the geology etc. One of the guides on Easter Island was good but the other just average. "
 
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "All the people we came in contact with seemed very committed to protecting the natural environment."

Accommodation

 
Alto Atacama
My favourite hotel. The location, the grounds, the room and facilities and also the staff were wonderful.
 
Holiday Inn Santiago Airport
For what this was - a stop-over on 3 separate occasions - it was a very good hotel in a great location for the airport.

Our Memories

"Walking through Rainbow Valley in the Atacama Desert in late afternoon when the rocks were a wonderful mixture of greens, reds and blues - amazing! When the sun (finally) broke through the clouds in Torres del Paine and we could see the snow-topped mountains clearly for the first time The first sight of the Moai at the quarry on Easter Island Enjoying the Chilean wines! "

customer rating

5/5 from 3 reviews

our travel expert

TALK TO PAUL
PAUL
Start planning your tailor-made holiday to Chile. Tell us what you want, and we will tailor make your perfect trip.
Call: 01473 890499
PLAN MY TRIP
map-of-chile

facts and information

Time: GMT -4 hours

Flight time: There are direct flights from London Heathrow to Santiago, which operate 4 times a week and take 14 hours 40 minutes. The Chilean airline, LATAM, flies via Madrid.

Language: The official language is Spanish. but other local languages are also spoken. English is spoken quite widely.

Visas: Visas are not currently required for British passport holders staying for up to 90 days, who are issued with a ‘Tarjeta de Turismo-Tourist Card’ on arrival. You must retain this and present it to immigration on departure.

Health: Generally none is compulsory but we recommend the following: hepatitis A and B, typhoid, diphtheria, meningitis, tetanus, rabies and polio. There is no malaria in Chile. A yellow fever certificate is required if you are coming from an infected area.

 

OUR SPECIALIST WEBSITES

Botswana Specialists Costa Rica Specialists Cruise the Galapagos Peru Specialists Tanzaniaspecialists.co.uk

Help me plan my trip

* required fields

Please enter your address

Trip details

Yes No
Yes No

Other information

Your Preferences

Keep in touch with the tribe in the following way/s:

By email: Yes, Please No, Thanks

By post: Yes, Please No, Thanks

I understand that I can unsubscribe at any time.Read our Privacy Policy here.

All information supplied is confidential and will never be shared with anyone else (see our privacy policy)

Brochure Request

Our "Book of Unmissable Travel Experiences - Book Two" includes some inspiring ideas which could be the holiday experience you're looking for. You will find an online version of our brochure which you can flip through at your leisure.

* required fields

Please enter your address

Other information

Yes No

All information supplied is confidential and will never be shared with anyone else (see our privacy policy)

Our e-newsletter offers you travel inspiration, with gorgeous and exciting places to go or stay, plus special offers, and some insight into sustainability/conservation.

* required fields

I am agreeing to receive Tribes e-newsletter. I understand that all information I have supplied is confidential and will never be shared with anyone else (see our privacy policy), and I can unsubscribe at any time.

Contact Us

* required fields
  1. Please enter your address

  2. Would you like to subscribe to our Newsletter

  3. Yes No