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from USD $5,990 / 10 days


This 10-day winter itinerary will take you to some of southern Chile’s spectacular snowy landscapes offering you a blend of adventure, relaxation, and outstanding nature, ideal for couples, groups, and families alike.

Begin your expedition in the vibrant city of Santiago before venturing into the untouched wilderness of Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve. Discover the dense forests and cascading waterfalls of this incredible area on self-guided hikes and a private horseback riding adventure and travel to the iconic Geometric Hot Springs for some well-deserved relaxation. Your adventure continues as you head into the captivating Corralco Valley, a paradise for winter enthusiasts seeking pristine slopes and exhilarating ski experiences. With a range of snowsport experiences and onsite entertainment, you’ll be spoiled for things to do nestled in the heart of the snowy mountain range.

*Ask your Ecochile travel expert about extending this itinerary with a wine experience or a second ski destination.


Day 1: Arrival in Santiago de Chile
Day 2: Santiago – Huilo Huilo
Day 3: Huilo Huilo – Horseback Riding
Day 4: Huilo Huilo – Hot Springs
Day 5: Huilo Huilo – Corralco Valley
Day 6-8: Corralco – Ski
Day 9: Corralco – Santiago
Day 10: Departure from Santiago

Itinerary Details

Private transfer from Santiago Airport

Welcome to Chile!

Your private transfer will collect you from Santiago’s international airport and take you to your hotel in the upmarket neighborhood of Vitacura. Spend the afternoon exploring the local area, or head to the metropolitan center to explore Santiago’s iconic landmarks, museums, and restaurants.

Meals: None.


Eco Boutique Hotel Bidasoa

At a pre-agreed time, a private transfer will take you to Santiago Domestic Airport for your flight to Temuco. Once you arrive in the south, another transfer will escort you to your hotel in the heart of the magnificent Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve.

The Reserve will immerse you in the depths of a forest, the likes of which exist only in a few places on Earth. You can enjoy going into the heights of the mountains, take in the sky and its astronomy through inspired stories in the worldview of native peoples, appreciate birds, paddle in waters like mirrors banks, ride on prairies, fish in protected rivers and lagoons, feel the adrenaline of adventures such as rafting, mountain bike, canopy and others, or simply learn the stories kept by the inhabitants of these places.

Spend the afternoon exploring your surroundings on one of the self-guided tours available to you including various trails along rivers or to waterfalls, or a visit to the Volcano Museum.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch.


Nothofagus Hotel

Private Half-Day Tour: Horseback Riding

Embark on a horseback adventure and stroll through a forest of ancient mañíos, coigües, oaks, and raulíes, encountering nearly the entire Nothofagus family that thrives in the temperate rainforest. This 5-kilometer journey lasts 2 hours, requiring some riding experience or a willingness to learn. If you’re a novice, the guides will provide all the necessary instruction to get you started on this adventure.

Difficulty: Medium

After lunch, take the rest of the day to explore with some self-guided tours around the reserve.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch.

*Children are welcome to join as long as they meet the minimum height requirement of 1.3 meters.


Nothofagus Hotel

Private Full-Day Tour: Geometrical Hot Springs & Local Ruca Experience

Enjoy a picturesque drive from your hotel to the Termas Geométricas Hot Springs. The natural baths source their thermal waters at 80 ºC from over sixty springs along a previously inaccessible 500-meter ravine, nestled in a native forest near Villarrica Sur National Park. Thanks to the transformation of the stunning national reserve, visitors can now leisurely bathe in one of eleven stone pools filled with pure hot thermal water, all amidst the rugged beauty of nature, enhanced by thoughtful architecture. Additionally, there are 20 pools connected by footbridges that span 450 meters of the natural ravine.

Once you’ve soaked in the refreshing water, you’ll return to your hotel for a delicious dinner and to rest for the evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Nothofagus Hotel

Private transfer from Huilo Huilo to Valle Corralco Hotel & Spa

After breakfast, your private transfer will collect you as you head into the snowy valleys for your Chilean ski adventure!

Nestled in the heart of the Malalcahuello National Reserve, at the base of the majestic Lonquimay volcano, lies Valle Corralco Hotel & Spa. Surrounded by ancient araucaria forests, you can enjoy nature’s beauty from the comfort of the spa with a heated pool, socialize in the bar, or savor the fusion of modern cuisine and local recipes in the hotel’s restaurant.

You can also enjoy the Corralco Mountain & Ski Resort. With over 1,800 hectares of skiable terrain, nine meters of annual snowfall, 29 runs, and 6 ski lifts, the resort boasts the longest ski season in Chile. Explore the vastness of the Araucanía Mountain Range by ski and snowboard and discover all it has to offer!

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner


Valle Corralco Hotel & Spa

Ski Days

Spend three full days speeding down the slopes of Corralco on skis or snowboard. With over 9.5 m of snow per season, you’ll be sure to enjoy the fresh powder across the run that range from gentle slopes for beginners to challenging expert trails.

If you’re new to the sports or simply want to polish your skills, take a class at the on site ski and snowboard school. If you’re looking for something different, enquire at the hotel for snowkite lessons and snowshoeing experiences too!

Besides the slopes, you’ll also have access to the various entertainment activities and excursions for all the family, the heated pool, sauna and two Jacuzzis to rest and recover, Après ski to celebrate the day’s session, fitness center, cinema, and games room.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner


Valle Corralco Hotel & Spa

Private transfer

Your private transfer will collect you from your hotel and take you to Temuco airport for your flight to Santiago. Upon arrival in Santiago, a second transfer will be waiting for you to take you back to Bidasoa Hotel.

Spend the afternoon exploring more of Santiago (have a look at some of our suggestions here) and enjoy a delicious dinner in one of the local restaurants.

Meals: Breakfast


Eco Boutique Hotel Bidasoa

Private transfer

At a pre-agreed time, your transfer will come to collect you from your hotel to take you to Santiago Airport for your international flight hope. Safe travels!

End of Ecochile services.

Meals: Breakfast


2024 – 2025  SEASON RATES

Price per person
>> from USD 5,990

* Rate is based on double occupancy. Please note that international and domestic flights are not included in this price.

2024 Season Dates: May 18, 2024 – October 13, 2024. Inquire for 2025 season dates. 

Price includes:

  • Ski tickets at Valle Corralco Hotel & Spa
  • All meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Accommodation as listed in the itinerary or similar
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip

Not included

  • International and domestic flight tickets.
  • Travel insurance (it is mandatory to purchase an insurance that covers expenses related to COVID-19).
  • PCR or antigen tests.
  • Voluntary tipping.
  • Items of personal use.
  • Any item (meal, beverage or activity) not mentioned on the itinerary.


Duration: 10 days

Price: from USD $5,990 / person

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