Discover the vast moon-like expanse of the Atacama Desert on our Chile tours

Chile Tours and Holidays

Explore Chile with On The Go Tours

The country of Chile stretches over half of the South American continent, from the world’s driest desert to the massive glacial fields of Patagonia. Along the way you’ll find perfectly-shaped volcanoes, impressive geysers, snow-capped mountains and gorgeous lakes.

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The Atacama Desert is a real highlight of our tours to Chile

Top Chile Travel Deals and Upcoming Trips

South America Coast to Coast - 32 days Map 17 Mar 2016
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South America Coast to Coast - 32 days
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USD $7,726
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Visit Santiago
A city tour of Chile's Capital

Santiago, Chile's sprawling capital is surrounded by snow-capped Andean Mountains. Discover Santiaga's thriving arts scene, superb museums, vibrant theatre, music and first-rate cuisine. Take a city tour here and marvel at the handsome colonial architecture of Plaza de Armas. Nature lovers will be in heaven at Huilo Huilo Reserve, a private reserve spanning 100'000 hectares of temperate rainforest that is rich biodiversity and home to a number of endemic flora and fauna.

Chile Group Tours

Our adventurous group tours to Chile combine the highlights of Argentina, Bolivia and Peru as well. Group sizes are small with an average of 12 travellers, and travelling with us to Chile you'll get to immerse yourself in the local culture. We'll get around on local public transport and stay in a range of locally owned accommodation like simple hotels, homestays and guesthouses with lots of character.

South American Express

11 days | FROM USD $3,629

Departing Santiago visit Argentina's premier wine region before Buenos...

Peru to Chile Express

15 days | FROM USD $4,129

Kicking off in Lima, continue on to explore the world-famous Machu and...

Lima to Santiago

21 days | FROM USD $5,529

Experience a different adventure every day with this unique journey to...

South America Coast to Coast

32 days | FROM USD $9,089

Take in the highlights of South America in just 32 days on this tour...

Chile Private Tours

On our private tours to Chile, you’ll get to explore San Pedro de Atacama, get off the beaten track in the Atacama Desert, take in panoramic views from Punta Arenas and the jagged granite peaks of the Paine massif, explore Torres del Paine national park, see thousands of penguins and even get behind the wheel and self-drive through vineyards and Chile’s famed Lake District.

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Highlights of Bolivia

9 days | FROM USD $4,729

Travel from southern Peru into Bolivia, visit the Bolivian Highlands,...

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Atacama & the North

10 Days | FROM USD $5,189

Get off the beaten track in Chile’s northern reaches with this the...

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Santiago to Patagonia

14 days | FROM USD $6,489

Discover Chile in all its glorious natural beauty from the glittering...

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Vines Lakes & Volcan Escapes

14 days | FROM USD $4,389

Get behind the wheel for this classic self-drive tour of Chile from to...

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Highlights of our trips to Chile

The Atacama Desert: A real highlight of our Chile tours is the Atacama Desert. Positioned amongst spectacular scenery of desert and altiplano in northern Chile, the small oasis village of San Pedro de Atacama is the tourist centre of the region and the gateway to the incredible Valley of the Moon, Chile's largest salt flat, the Salar de Atacama, and the steaming Tatio geysers.

Patagonia: At the very tip of the country is Chile's portion of Patagonia, a vast wind-swept land home to the unforgettable Torres del Paine National Park and the penguin colonies of Isla Magdelena and Seno Otway. Explore Torres del Paine National Park on our 14-day Santiago to Patagonia private tour of Chile.

Our top picks for a holiday to Chile

Our Top Pick for Chile
#1 San Pedro de Atacama

Positioned amongst spectacular scenery of desert and altiplano in northern Chile, the small oasis village of San Pedro de Atacama is the tourist centre of the region with a bounty of local attractions to keep travellers...

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#2 Santiago
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#3 Torres del Paine
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#4 Arica
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#5 Punta Arenas

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“I had long wanted to see the Torres del Paine mountains in Chile - even so they managed to exceed my expectations, and the notoriously inclement...”

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Active Days, Rustic Nights OTG Adventure

Active Days, Rustic Nights

Our OTG Adventure takes you to the true heart of adventurous destinations. Whether camping in the Okavango Delta, staying in rustic accommodation in the Peruvian Amazon or camping under the Saharan stars in Morocco, this range forsakes just a little bit of the comfort of OTG Signature Range, ensuring we deliver you the best value possible for your holiday.

OTG Adventure takes you straight into the centre of where it’s all at, typically using local transport or overland style vehicles and stay at simple, clean and locally-owned guest houses, haciendas, eco-lodges and simple hotels to maximize the opportunity to interact with the locals.

Tailored To Suit You OTG Independent

Tailored To Suit You

On this range you won’t be joining other travellers, but will be on your own private itinerary. Accommodation, pace of travel and the style of trip is tailored to your individual needs. From pre-priced packages available off the shelf to fully curated tailor-made holidays, this range also includes our selection of one-night stopovers, day-tours and short breaks.

The OTG Independent range gives you all the great service aspects of our Signature range with the flexibility to create a truly unique and bespoke holiday or adventure to a variety of destinations around the world.

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