For the next 7 days, you can follow me as I trek through Chile with Americas Travel, a tour company that specializes in high-end tours of South America. Marcelo, our host and owner of Americas Travel meets up with a group of 10 women on their way to Argentina.
This is our plans while we’re in Chile:
May 07 – Depart for Santiago de Chile on American Airlines
May 08 – Arrival at 800am at the Santiago airport. Our driver will pick us up and take us to the Ritz Carlton to enjoy some late breakfast or early lunch or a glass of Champagne, also here we can drop some of our clothing that we will not need in Atacama. We have a flight to Calama at 355pm from Santiago airport, so probably we will depart the Ritz around 130pm.
May 08 – Arrival at the Calama airport. We will be met by Tierra Atacama Hotel and Spa, our arrival at Calama airport is at 6pm, the transfer will take about 1 hour to our hotel.
May 08-12 – We’ll be biking treking, hiking, spa-ing, and dining for 4 days.
May 12 – Depart from Calama airport at 935am to arrive Santiago at 1235pm. We will probably depart the hotel at around 7am.
May 12 – Our driver will meet us at Santiago airport and transfer us to the Ritz Carlton Santiago. a few hours for a City tour, back to the hotel.
May 13 – After breakfast we will go and visit Valparaiso ( Port ) and Vina del Mar Sea Side Resort, for Lunch we will meet some contacts at Puro Caballo for lunch www.purocaballo.cl , later on return to hotel.
Dinner at the hotel, then out on the town on our own.
May 14 – Day at leisure, go shopping, relax at the SPA, lunch on our own , late check out, by 6pm.
May 14 – Flight from Santiago at 910pm, arrive Dallas May 15 and then connect to arrive San Francisco at 1030am.
What a week!