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Price p/p Price is per person based on 4 participants on 6 day tour
Price current for 2023 season
Base/invoice currency is USD
Displayed prices may vary slightly due to exchange rate fluctuations.
USD 3,899

5/6 Nights | 4/5 Days Portillo | 2 days cat skiing

Location: South America | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Off-Piste, On-Piste, Backcountry, Sidecountry
Ability: Advanced to Expert
Price p/p Price is per person based on 4 participants on 6 day tour
Price current for 2023 season
Base/invoice currency is USD
Displayed prices may vary slightly due to exchange rate fluctuations.
USD 3,899
Get on board for a fabulous week of guided skiing/boarding at the famous Portillo ski resort & throw in a couple of days of cat skiing at Arpa. Package includes lodging, most meals, lift tickets, cat skiing, guiding, transport & more.
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Portillo & Arpa Cat Skiing Tour

For any powder hound who loves steeps, chutes and untracked powder, Portillo has it all!

Combine this with a couple of days of snowcat skiing at El Arpa and you have the ultimate package for advanced to expert skiers & snowboarders.

The Portillo and Arpa Cat Skiing tour begins with 4 or 5 days of skiing/ riding at Portillo depending on the package/dates you choose (2 half days & 2 or 3 fulls days guided), staying at the exclusive Portillo Hotel. All meals are included (4 meals a day!!) and you have full access to all of the facilites including use of heated pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, fitness center, full court gymnasium, aerobics and yoga classes, cinema, games room with rock climbing wall, children’s activities, disco, piano bar, ski check, boot check and timed race courses.

After your 3 nights (6-day tour) or 4 nights (7-day tour) at the Portillo Hotel you will move to Los Andes, an authentic Chilean town where you will stay at the Inca Hotel. After breakfast each day your bi-lingual driver will pick the group up and take you up to the staging area for Arpa Cat Skiing.

Each day you will ski 4 - 5 runs of up to 1,000 vertical metres. During the day you will have a short stop for lunch to rejuvinate and re-energize.

This package includes all transport beginning & ending at your Santiago hotel or the airport.

Group Type & Ability

This is a mixed-group tour so you can join as a solo or small group or you can book the entire tour (max 6 guests) for your own private group. To join this tour you must be an advanced to expert skier & boarder as the cat skiing is all backcountry/off-piste.

Ski/Snowboard Rentals

This package does not include ski/snowboard rentals however this can be arranged on your first day by Glove Travel. Most people prefer to bring their own gear.


This tour starts & finishes in Santiago or Santiago Airport (SCL)

DAY 1 - Arrival day

  • Transfer from your hotel in Santiago to Portillo.
  • Check in at Portillo
  • Afternoon of guided skiing/riding
  • Dinner at hotel

DAY 2-4 for 7 night package or 2-3 for 6 night package - guided ski/ride Portillo

  • Full day of guided skiing at Portillo
  • 4 meals at hotel

DAY 4/5 - ski/ride Portillo, transfer to Los Andes

  • AM Half day skiing at Portillo with your guide
  • PM transfer to Los Andes.
  • Either chill at the Inca Hotel or visit a vineyard (additional cost)
  • Overnight at Inca Hotel

DAY 6 - full day cat skiing

  • Breakfast at Inca Hotel 
  • Transfer to Arpa cat skiing
  • Full day cat skiing. Lunch box included
  • Transfer back to Los Andes
  • Overnight at Inca Hotel

DAY 7 - full day of cat skiing & transfer to Santiago/airport

  • Breakfast at Inca Lodge 
  • Transfer to Arpa
  • Full day cat skiing. Lunch box included.
  • Transfer to Santiago/airport

Rates, Dates & Inclusions

2023 Rates

6 Day Tour: USD $3,899 per person
7 Day Tour: USD $4,549 per person

About Rates:
  • Price based on 4 participants on tour. Less participants will result in higher cost whilst more (up to max 6) will result in lower cost.
  • Min 2 participants required to operate tour. Max 6.
  • Solo travelers will be paired with another same gender guest in a twin share room.
  • 6 day trip 3 nights Portillo (Wed - Sat). 7 day trip 4 nights Portillo (Sat - Wed)
  • Price is in USD.
  • 3/4 nights twin-share lodging in a Double Valley Room at the Portillo Hotel
  • Four meals per day (breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner) at Portillo
  • Unlimited access to ski lifts for five days at Portillo
  • Complimentary use of hotel facilities including heated pool jacuzzi, sauna, fitness center & more
  • All private transfers to/from Santiago to/from all destinations
  • 2 half-days & 2 or 3 full days of guiding at Portillo
  • 2 nights lodging including breakfast at the Inca Hotel in Los Andes
  • 2 full days of guided snowcat skiing with Ski Arpa (includes boxed lunch, water & snacks)
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Glove Travel Terms & Conditions


  • At 45 days or greater from departure, a deposit of 50% is required to confirm reservation.
  • The balance is due 45 days prior to departure. Failure to make your final payment on time is considered a cancellation on the part of the passenger.
  • 100% payment is required to confirm reservation for any trip booked with less than 45 days prior to departure.
  • Glove Travel prefers bank wires/transfers in USD however credit cards & PayPal are also accepted (additional fees may apply for CC & PP).


By Glove Travel

In the event that a trip be cancelled by Glove Travel due to circumstances beyond its control, Glove Travel will provide the customer with a full refund (less any expenses incurred) or a credit for a future trip. Glove travel will provide further documentation regarding this with a quote request.

By The Customer

Cancellation prior to departure:
  • More than 61 days - 10% of the trip cost or USD 150 per person (whichever is higher) + expenses
  • 60 - 45 days - 25% of the trip cost
  • 44 - 31 days - 50% of the trip cost
  • <31 days - 100% of the trip cost


Glove Travel strongly recommends that you purchase travel insurance that includes:
  • Cancellation or interruption cover due to injury or sickness. This includes injury or sickness of a family member, travel companion or business partner.
  • Medical expenses including COVID-19.
  • Emergency evacuation and repatriation costs in respect of all of your activities.
  • "Cancellation for any reason" (CFAR) to ensure all funds can be recovered (optional coverage).


Glove Travel will provide an extended terms & conditions for you to read with any quote prior to you confirming a booking.