Adventure Ecuador

Published on October 24, 2021

Good things come in small packages — a saying that perfectly describes the outdoor adventure options available in Ecuador. The little nation on the Equator might be tiny compared to geographical giants like Argentina and Brazil. But it packs a huge punch…

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South America’s Ultimate Road Trip

Published on October 20, 2021

Declared one of the world’s great road trips by National Geographic and others, the Carretera Austral (Southern Highway) meanders for more than 770 miles through northern Patagonia. Chile Concept can set you up with a self-drive rental car to explore this incredible…

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Reinventing Colombia

Published on October 15, 2021

It’s a little bit Amazon and a whole lot of Andes. A little bit Caribbean and a rich mosaic of indigenous and colonial cultures. One of the most modern nations in Latin America but also a place where you can easily dive…

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What’s Your Favorite Chile?

Published on October 11, 2021

With many different regions — ranging from Easter Island and sophisticated Santiago to the unrelenting Atacama Desert and sub-polar Tierra del Fuego — Chile is like a dozen countries rolled into one. Which flavor matches your Chile expectations? Chile Concept helps you…

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Escape Into the Wild

Published on September 23, 2021

Fresh air, few people, incredible scenery, pure living. Escape into the wild this winter (summertime in South America) by trekking the legendary “W” or “O” hiking trails at Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia. Las Torres Reserve offers four different ways…

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Springing Into South America

Published on September 17, 2021

The leaves might be turning in the U.S. and Canada. But spring is blossoming beneath the equator. Which means it’s time to plan a southern hemisphere summer vacation with Enchanted Expeditions destinations. In addition to its home base in the Galapagos Islands…

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Are You Ready to Tango?

Published on September 6, 2021

Make the Recoleta Grand your base for a tango tour of Buenos Aires, the homegrown dance and music style that so defines that Argentine capital. The luxury hotel in the city’s posh Recoleta district is ready to tango when you can finally…

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Las Torres Reserve — It Doesn’t Get Any More Authentic

Published on August 23, 2021

Because it blends so well into Chile’s premier national park, it’s easy to forget that Las Torres Reserve was born as a classic Patagonian cattle ranch before it slowly but surely evolved into a trekking icon and then a model of private/public…

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Ecuador Triology — Andes, Amazon and Islands

Published on August 16, 2021

Thinking about Ecuador for your next adventure? Don’t limit yourself to one region when distances are short enough (and transportation good enough) to see the Andes, Amazon and Galapagos Islands all in one trip. Enchanted Expeditions can show you the way by…

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Chile Concept Joins Emerging Destinations

Published on August 9, 2021

Emerging Destinations is delighted to welcome Chile Concept to our portfolio of cool companies in Latin America and other cool destinations around the globe. Created by tourism professionals with more than 20 years of experience in the business, Chile Concept offers highly…

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Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun

Published on June 18, 2021

Visit two of southern Chile’s spectacular national parks on an ambitious Las Torres Reserve day trip that includes Torres del Paine and Bernardo O’Higgins (Chile’s largest national park). This journey into the heart of the Torres del Paine features constant views of…

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Enchanted Expeditions Joins Emerging Destinations

Published on June 1, 2021

More than 40 years ago, Enchanted Expeditions pioneered personalized, small-boat cruises in the Galapagos Islands as well as inspiring encounters in Ecuador’s Amazon, Andes and Pacific Coast regions. Their ready-made and custom-designed itineraries are for those seeking a genuine local experience, whether…

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Travel Light and Enjoy the Hike

Published on May 26, 2021

All of the Las Torres Reserve accommodation styles offer an all-inclusive option that includes meals and a comfy place to spend the night. By traveling light — without a tent, sleeping bag, cooking equipment, heavy backpack, etc. — you can enjoy more…

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Four Surprising Facts About the Recoleta Grand in Buenos Aires

Published on May 20, 2021

Think you know everything about the Recoleta Grand in Buenos Aires? Check out these surprising things that you probably didn’t know about the luxury hotel in the Argentine capital: There’s a Cool Rooftop Pool Take a dip, enjoy a sip, or have…

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“O” My! The Long Way Around Torres del Paine

Published on May 6, 2021

For hikers planning a trek in Torres del Paine National Park, the big question is always which of the two legendary routes should you take — the W or the O? While most people opt for the former because it’s shorter in…

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South America Is Back! And Better Than Ever

Published on April 22, 2021

As the world slowly but surely gets vaccinated, the international travel starts to open up again, Grand Hotels Lux is looking forward to welcoming guests back to its luxury urban, beach, and rainforest hotels in Argentina and Uruguay. From romantic Buenos Aires…

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Introducing the Enchanted Travel family in the Galapagos and Mainland Ecuador

Published on April 19, 2021

The Enchanted family of travel brands offer 40 years of experience operating tours to the Galapagos Islands, Mainland Ecuador, and beyond and includes: * Enchanted Expeditions, a DMC, based in Quito, Ecuador, * Two 4 star Yachts in the Galapagos Islands: the…

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Read All About It! Read All About It! Las Torres Wins Global Vision Award

Published on March 22, 2021

Travel + Leisure magazine has honored Las Torres Reserve with a Global Vision Award as an experience that changes the way people think about tourism. Along with Gladiator Trek on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and Planet Abled in India, Las Torres was…

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Chile Pulls Ahead in the Vaccination Race

Published on March 9, 2021

Chile has emerged as the clear front runner in Latin America’s race to get as many people as possible vaccinated against Covid-19. According to the latest figures from the Our World in Data project at Oxford University in England, Chile is currently…

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Las Torres Unveils the Human Side of Patagonia

Published on February 18, 2021

It’s not all about incredible Chilean nature. Las Torres Reserve offers several half- and full-day tours that feature Patagonia’s human history and culture including a “Patagón” time trip excursion that examines remnants of the region’s ancient indigenous cultures and a “Baqueano Cultural…

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