Southern Hemisphere Ski Guide: Termas de Chillan, Chile

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Phone: 011-562-233-1313

www.termaschillan.cl

Ski Season Dates: June 15-0ctober 15

Area Description:
Termas de Chillan offers unmatched snow conditions and unparalleled views. The 6,800-foot base area lies above treeline and basks in the awesome beauty of a majestic Andean volcano. The area offers 28 groomed runs on 25,000 acres of widely varied terrain, 3,600 feet of vertical drop, and South America's longest run (8 miles).

Spotlight on Deals:
Packages for two can be purchased on the Go Chile web-site ranging from $595-$1,190 depending on time of year. The packages include seven nights lodging in the Hotel Pirigallo including meals, transfers to El Colorado or La Parva Ski Centers, seven days of lift tickets, child care, and access to thermal pools. Airfare is not included. Visit www.gochile.cl/html/GuiaSki/Ski_tours.asp for more information or to book a package.

Another company, Ski Vacation Planners, offers packages for two ranging from $1,524-$3,577 depending on the time of season. All packages include roundtrip airfare from New York to Santiago, transfers from the airport to Termas de Chillan, seven nights lodging at Gran Hotel Termas de Chillan including meals, weekly lift ticket, and unlimited use of the thermal pools. For more information or to book your vacation, call 1-800-ucanski or visit www.skivacationplanners.com.

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