Food and wine
Your journey at a glance
Explore immense beauty, expand your mind, and balance your chakras on a nine-day holistic yoga itinerary through dramatic Chile.
Delve into Santiago, and explore the wonders of this vibrant city. Wind your way through the charming town of Valparaíso, a vibrant hub featuring open-air galleries and multi-hued houses.
Explore the bustling fishing village of Concón and enjoy meditative Gong Therapy in lofty sand dunes, a space of serenity and solitude. The next leg of your journey takes you to the Colchagua Valley, known for its gentle, rolling hills planted with modern and traditional vineyards, and picturesque haciendas. Never far from sublime wine and glorious scenery, kick back and relax, as you relish decadent picnic lunches at private vineyards, and rejuvenate body, mind and soul with al fresco yoga sessions at sunset.
Your journey culminates just outside the adventure hub of Pucón, in Chile’s Lake District. A spectacular wonderland awaits as you coil through evergreen rainforests, sparkling lakes and massive Araucaria trees. Tailor-make your own exciting adventure with an array of 39 cultural activities and outdoor excursions. Embrace this experience that endeavours to inspire calm, tranquillity and the discovery of a South American utopia.
9 Days | From USD 9,840
Please keep in mind that this tour can be tailormade by speaking to one of our Travel Specialists. Do note that there may be a significant difference in the high season tariffs.
- All nights of accommodation mentioned in the program
- Private transportation (when it is available) in the best available vehicles
- Tours as mentioned in the program with private English speaking local guides
- Meals as indicated in the program
- Domestic Air Tickets and local airport tax
- Taxes included, where applicable
What's not included
- International Airfare / Airport taxes
- Early check in or late check-out charges
- Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, etc.
- Any video/still camera fee during the trip
- Excess baggage
- Travel Insurance
- Visa or reciprocity fee expenses
- andBeyond trading terms apply.
PLAN YOUR JOURNEY
This unforgettable journey showcases just a few of our favourite experience combinations in this iconic destination. It is merely an example from which you can use to start dreaming and creating your own adventure with one of our dedicated Travel Specialists.
A taste of what to expect…
Day 1-3: Santiago
- Upon arrival at Santiago’s International Airport you will be warmly welcomed by a member of the &Beyond team and driven to your hotel.
- Explore the quaint town of Valparaíso on Chile’s central coast, known as the ‘jewel of the pacific’, and enjoy a meditation overlooking the colourful houses that populate the city.
- Meander around the city, ride a rickety funicular railway, and see a fascinating open-air gallery of approximately 20 murals created by local artists.
- Immerse yourself in Concón, a delightful blend of sunny seaside resort and charming fishing village. Enjoy a two-hour ‘Gong Therapy’ session in the sand dunes, north of Concón and wind down with a selection of fresh fruit and a cup of green tea.
Day 3-5: Wine Country
- After a delicious breakfast you will be driven to the Colchagua Valley, arguably Chile’s most outstanding wine area, particularly for Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Carménère.
- Relish sublime cuisine with menus created for ideal wine pairings.
- Choose from a variety of exciting activity options including trekking, a bike ride, or horseback riding. The excursions will end at the winery for a guided, private visit. In the tasting room you can sip a range of Vik’s wines in the company of an expert, who will enlighten you as to how to tap into the soul of their wines.
- Enjoy a gentle yoga class at sunset, on the deck of the pool with the spectacular views of the countryside. Different levels of yoga are available.
- Round off a traditional South American barbeque with some stargazing beneath incredibly clear night skies.
Day 5-9: Lake District
- After a delectable breakfast, you will be driven to Santiago Airport for your domestic flight to Pucón. On your arrival you will be welcomed by an &Beyond representative and driven to &Beyond Vira Vira.
- Arrive at the lodge and get acquainted with your spectacular surroundings.
- Pick and choose what captivates you and enjoy three full days of 39 exciting excursions arranged by the hotel, the ultimate adventurer’s paradise.
- Explore the majestic Villarrica Volcano, visiting its labyrinth of tunnels, or even reaching the summit.
- Participate in water sports, horseback riding, meandering through national parks and trekking in the foothills of the Andes.
- Balance your chakras and enjoy yoga sessions that harmonise body, mind and spirit.
- Enjoy wonderful experiences at the hotel itself including cooking, cheese-making, and even spending a day in the organic garden.
- End off your captivating day sitting in a hot pool of thermal spring water, glass of red wine in hand, looking out across a backdrop of mountains, forests and volcanoes – sheer bliss.
Day 9: Departure
- After your breakfast at &Beyond Vira Vira, you will be driven to Temuco Airport for your domestic flight to Santiago. Upon your arrival in Santiago, you will connect to your outbound flight.
- Wave a fond farewell as your getaway comes to an end.