Southern Hemisphere Ski Guide: Valle Nevado, Chile
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Ski Season Dates: June 16-October 2
Nestled in the majestic Andes Mountains, Valle Nevado is equipped with more than 22,000 acres of skiable terrain. With over 40 miles of groomed cruisers and no boundaries, there are innumerable options for off-piste skiing. To further tempt your wild side, heli-skiing is available directly out of the resort. The lift ticket is interchangeable with La Parva and El Colorado ski areas.
Spotlight on Deals:
Ski Vacation Planners offers deals for two people ranging from $1,889-$3,093 depending on the time of season. They include roundtrip airfare from New York to Santiago, transfers to the mountain, seven nights at the Hotel Valle Nevado including meals, and eight days lift tickets. Call 1-800-ucanski or visit www.skivacationplanners.com.
Another operator, Moguls Ski Tours, offers packages for two ranging from $750-$1,679. Included in the packages are seven nights at the Hotel Tres Puntas including meals and seven days skiing. Airfare is not, but Moguls offers wholesale airfare from any destination in North America. Call 1-800-666-4857 or visit www.skimoguls.com for more information.
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