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Chile Ski Progression Adventure

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USD 3,999

GUIDED PROGRESSION FOR SKIERS ONLY
7 Days | 6 Nights | Max 6 Guests

To be eligible for any advertised specials you must book & pay the required deposit by the last day of the promotion...no exceptions.
Location: South America | Tour Focus: Instruction | Terrain Focus: Off-Piste, On-Piste
Ability: Strong Intermediate to Advanced
Price p/p From price based on twin/double-share room occupancy.
Base/invoice currency is in USD inc taxes.
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*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
USD 3,999
Designed for advanced-intermediate & above skiers looking to advance their riding ability. This adventure takes in the Tres Valle riding La Parva, El Colorado and Valle Nevado, and tackling the legendary Portillo.
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Fixed Date(s): Jul 13 - Jul 19, 2019
Days: 7
Price: USD 3,999
Availability: Available
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Chile Ski Progression Adventure

PowderQuest is a US company with over 15 years of experience in the South American Andes. They provide two certified & experienced guides for each tour (max 8 guests per tour). Their tours are specifically designed to cater for different rider abilities and at the same time provide enough flexibility in the daily itinerary to cater for the group's priorities.

Chile Progression for Skiers Tour

Ski Progression Adventure in Chile is designed for advanced intermediate skiers that are looking to take their skiing level to the next step with highly trained professionals in a fun laid back environment in beautiful Central Chile!

Fine tune your ski skills and technique in the resorts of Portillo, La Parva, El Colorado, and Valle Nevado.

PowderQuest wants to help you become more confident in your skiing, learn how to find the better snow, and most importantly have more fun and be safe when in the mountains. All of this is accomplished while enjoying some of the world’s most amazing landscapes and enjoying Chilean culture, red wine and outstanding meals.

Resorts included: PortilloValle Nevado, La Parva & El Colorado

Tour Highlights

  • 6 night, 7 day-instructional ski adventure tour in Chile
  • 6 guests maximum, with 2 bilingual certified ski instructors-guides at your side
  • Experience and ski legendary Portillo Ski Resort
  • Ski Chile’s 3 Valleys, a 25,000 acre playground
  • Learn off-piste ski skills
  • Fantastic dinners and red wine
  • Nightlife from quiet cafes to energetic bars, nightclubs, and discotheques

Terrain & Ability

This tour is a guided journey with a blend of the best resort skiing and world class ski instruction, progressing your ski skills and technique in variable snow conditions from powder to hard pack, with our certified bilingual ski instructors-guides.

To join this tour you should have a good level of fitness and be able to snowboard confidently and in control on varied terrain and snow conditions.

Itinerary

The tour starts and ends at Santiago Airport (SLC), Chile

Day 1:
Fly into Santiago (airport code SCL) by 9am to meet the group and head to the hotel in Santiago. There is an optional city tour available to you in the afternoon, or if you prefer to rest after your travels, enjoy relaxing around the beautiful hotels, lounges, heated pool and bar. Evening welcome dinner on the town with your guides at one of the select restaurants.

Day 2:
Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Travel with your guides to Chile’s most famous ski area, Portillo Resort, for a beautiful road journey into the high Andes dotted with vineyards and rich farmland. The guides will take you to their favorite runs with a focus on improving your techniques, both on and off-piste, depending on your goals. You will enjoy a delicious lunch over looking the stunning Inca Lagoon at Tio Bob’s restaurant followed by more afternoon skiing at this iconic resort. At the end of the day the group will return to the hotel in Santiago (travel time is about 2 hours each way) for another delicious dinner at one of the favorite restaurants in the city.

Day 3:
After a breakfast buffet you will check out and head up to the mountain town of Farellones to ski one of the 3 Valle resorts; Valle Nevado, El Colorado or La Parva. After skiing the group will check into a family operated ski lodge where you will relax for 4 nights, enjoy the wood fired hot tub, sauna, home cooked meals with local red wines and legendary Farellones sunsets.

Day 4-6:
Continue to improve your skiing at the three local resorts near the hotel, exploring the favorite secret spots and enjoying the cozy mountain lodge.

Night 6 is the farewell dinner celebration with guides and new friends.

*Note. On the July 21-27 tour, the group will return to Santiago after skiing on day 6, check into a hotel and have the farewell dinner at a favorite restaurant in the city.

Day 7:
Departure day. After breakfast the group will make their way out of the high Andes down to Santiago to say goodbyes.

Lodging

Farellones
Comfortable ski lodge with small but cozy rooms and private bath in the village of Farellones. There is a sauna, massage room, outdoor wood heated hot tub, outstanding breakfasts and dinners, WIFI internet, and 2 living areas to mingle with the guests. For those that like to hit the bars, the lodge is walking distance to the area’s best night life.

Santiago
4-star hotel close to outstanding restaurants, nightlife and tourist attractions. WIFI internet, international breakfast buffet, gym, and business center with easy access to the airport, shopping districts, and surrounding ski destinations.


Alto Nevados de Chillan

Powder Lodge Farrelones

Santiago 4-star hotel

2019 Rates, Inclusions & Add-Ons

Rates USD 3,999
  • Price is per person, based on double occupancy.
  • Single travellers, can be placed with a room-mate or request a single room upgrade (not for Mallin Alto)
  • GUARANTEED departures; no minimum guest numbers required for tour to run.
  • Payments are in USD
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Inclusions
  • 6 nights lodging (twin share) with private bathroom
  • Lift tickets, daily instruction & guiding (max 6 guests/tour)
  • Daily breakfasts & dinners (plus red wine & mineral water with dinner)
  • 2 certified bi-lingual guides, intro to avalanche safety
  • Private ground transportation
  • Adventure trips, massage, spas, etc. can replace lift tickets on bad weather days
Add-ons
  • Single room upgrade - USD $795 per person
Not Included

Booking & Cancellation Terms & Conditions

DEPOSIT & BALANCE
  • A USD 600 deposit (per person) is required at time of reservation.
  • Balance due 90 days before departure
  • PQTs accept Master Card, Visa, American Express, PayPal, bank wires. Cheques are accepted from USA bank accounts.
  • All payments are in USD
CANCELLATION BY YOU

Greater than 90 days from trip = deposit is applied towards a future trip. Your lifetime deposit does not expire and can be used for any available future guided trip with PowderQuest Tours. You may also transfer the deposit to a friend as a gift.

Cancellation fee within 90 days (of full trip cost):
  • 61-90 days prior to departure = 50% refund
  • 31-60 days prior to departure = 25% refund 
  • 30 days or fewer prior to departure = 100% cancellation fee
We highly recommend travel insurance to cover you should you have to cancel the trip.

CANCELLATION BY POWDERQUEST
No minimum number of guests are required to run a tour so departures are guaranteed.

If PowderQuest had to cancel a trip prior to departure due to unforeseen circumstances such as natural disaster, they give you a spot on another departure of the same trip, or a full credit to use towards any of their other trips.