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Atacama Desert
Santiago & Atacama Desert Tour - 9 Days

On this scenic Chilean adventure, explore several regions of the country over the course of nine days. Begin in Santiago, and tour the landmarks and markets. Then, embark on two day trips—one to the neighboring towns of Viña del Mar and Valparaíso, followed by an excursion to explore the beauty of Maipo Valley. Next, venture into the Atacama Desert region to discover the valleys, geysers, and villages, along with memorable sunrises, sunsets, and stargazing.

Best of Northern Australia: Cairns, Darwin, Broome, & Perth - 10 Days
Best of Northern Australia: Cairns, Darwin, Broome, & Perth - 10 Days

This 10-day journey begins in Tropical North Queensland, where the ocean meets the rainforest. Go sightseeing in Cairns, before embarking on a day trip to snorkel through the spectacular Great Barrier Reef. Then, head to Darwin to explore the outdoor landmarks—Kakadu National Park, Katherine Gorge, and Edith Falls. Next, venture to Broome to visit an indigenous wilderness camp and discover the Horizontal Falls phenomenon. The tour ends in Perth, with a free day to stroll or adventure, along with beach excursions to Coral Bay and Shark Bay.

Best of Australia’s East Coast: Melbourne, Sydney, Gold Coast, & Cairns - 14 Days
Best of Australia’s East Coast: Melbourne, Sydney, Gold Coast, & Cairns - 14 Days

Two weeks offers plenty of time to explore some of the best regions in Australia. Arrive in Melbourne and enjoy the funky, bohemian vibe of the city, along with some sightseeing and a free day. Then, travel to Sydney for a pub tour, and to explore the famous neighborhoods and iconic landmarks around Sydney Harbour. Next, tour Gold Coast, including an excursion to Mount Tambourine National Park, along with free time to surf and relax. The trip concludes in Cairns with two epic day trips to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest.

Torres del Paine
9 Days in Chile - 6 Unique Itinerary Ideas

Nine days in Chile is enough time to pair a few days in the Santiago area (including day trips) with one or two more regions. Consider splitting your time between the capital city and the Atacama Desert, or head south from Santiago to the glaciers and wildlife of Chilean Patagonia. Active travelers can hike and bike their way through the national parks of Pucón, and those seeking adventure can hop a flight to Easter Island. Learn more in the itineraries below.

Valparaíso
8 Days in Chile - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas

In eight days, you can combine exploration of the Santiago area with one other major region—the Lake District, Atacama Desert, Patagonia, or Easter Island. Close to the capital, you can enjoy the culture of Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, and wine tasting in the Casablanca Valley. For the adventurous, hiking, biking, kayaking, and wildlife tours await via the trip plans outlined below.

Lake Pehoé
6 Days in Chile - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas

With six days in Chile, you can get a taste of Santiago and spend a few days in one other region. Explore Pucón and the Araucaria forest, visit Valparaiso and Viña del Mar in Central Chile, trek through the Atacama Desert or Torres del Paine in Patagonia, or discover the ancient stones of Easter Island—all in these five itineraries below.