Do I need a Visa for Chile?
People coming from USA, Canada, UK, Germany and most western countries will get a three months renewable visa. As long as your passport isvalid you will have no problem to enter the country.
Do I need vaccination?
No you don’t. There is no Malaria, Dengue or Yellow Fever in Chile therefore no vaccination is needed.
Do I need insurance to travel?
Yes you do. Given the characteristics of our trips and the remote places we visit we require that you take travel insurance.
Can you suggest any insurance company?
We suggest that you go to your travel agent or to www.travelguard.com
Do I need a water purifying system?
No you don’t. Chile has pure water, particularly in the wild or in remote places. Nevertheless there are cities where it is advisable not to drink tap water, especially in the north. We suggest that you ask before drinking
Do people leave tips in Chile?
Yes, we usually leave tips in hotels, restaurants, and for drivers in private trips but it is not usual to tip taxi drivers or when you get a hair cut. If you think you have received a good service and think that a tip will be appropriate, just leave one and it will always be welcomed. Many of our passengers decide to leave a tip for the guide or the local guide after a trip but that of course is completely up to you.
What happens if I travel alone?
There is no problem with that. One alternative is to book any of our regular trips but you must know that our fares are based on double rooms and so you must be ready to share with somebody else. If you want a single room you will have to pay a bit extra. Another alternative is to hire a private trip just for you and this will have an extra charge between 300 and 500 dollars, depending on the trip.
What is the maximum number of people per trip?
We travel with a maximum of 8 people per trip to guarantee a personalized service. If you are thinking about traveling with a larger group we can organize a special trip. We have the necessary equipment to travel with more than 50 people at once.
How demanding are the trips?
Our trips are meant for everybody but some of our routes have a higher degree of difficulty but not very much. Our trips range from easy to moderate, anybody who is reasonably fit and with no previous experience in trekking, horse riding or mountain climbing can do them