AN ACTION-PACKED + POWDER-FILLED WEEK: Tres Valles, Portillo, and Ski Arpa with a Private Photographer

We hit the slopes of the Andes with professional travel photographer and expert skiier, Nils Schlebusch, for a week-long adrenaline rush, Best of Chile ski tour! As a renowned photographer for Travel & Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler and Departures, Nils leads us through the top ski fields and resorts of Chile while documenting our travelers’ experience and the breathtaking backcountry scenes.

Start / End trip: Santiago / Santiago


Day 01 - 04

ARRIVE | to Santiago rested and ready to hit the slopes

BREATHE | in the fresh, crisp air of the Andes

BREEZE | around back country bowls, as you enjoy line-free lifts and open slopes at Ski Portillo

+ meals included: breakfast (days 2-5), lunch (days 2-4), dinner (days 1-4)


Day 05

DIVE | into the art of winemaking with Ed and Jennifer, California-natives and owners of Flaherty Winery

SAVOR | a Chilean-style meal prepared by Jennifer herself with ingredients straight from the garden

REST | up for tomorrow’s Ski Arpa adventure

+ meals included: breakfast, lunch


Day 06

PREPARE | for a full day of one of the most unique experiences in the world at Valle el Arpa

TAKE IN | the views of unparalleled vertical snow conditions surrounded by both Mt. Aconcagua and the Pacific Ocean

SKI | over 13,000 vertical feet of some of the best untracked powder*

+ meals included: breakfast, box lunch

*Intermediate or advanced level skiing experience required.


Day 07

WANDER | the European-style resort at Valle Nevado

SKI | across the foothills of the scenic peak El Plomo

SOAK | any soreness away in an outdoor hot tub at Powder Lodge

+ meals included: breakfast, dinner


Day 08

SHRED | the exclusive, natural slopes of La Parva, Chile

+ meals included: breakfast, dinner


Day 09

SKI | a half-day as you say farewell to the Andes

DEPART | Chile via Santiago Airport

+ meals included: breakfast


Please note: Pricing valid for 2017 season.

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9 days / 8 nights
Price Per Person Starting at $4,995 USD

Flaherty Winery

Ski Arpa

Valle Nevado

La Parva

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