Awareness Trips to Chile

Get ready for the trip of a lifetime!

On your trip to Chile, you will be welcomed by the local staff who will be your hosts for the week. You will visit the homes and communities of sponsored friends and learn about their joys and challenges while experiencing the beauty of the Chilean people.


This covers food, lodging and most in-country transportation.
Airfare is not included.

Sample Itinerary

A detailed schedule and additional information will be sent one to two weeks prior to departure. Unbound will make every effort to offer the opportunity to attend Mass on Saturday night or Sunday.

Day 1
Depart your home airport. Due to overnight travel, you'll arrive in Chile the next day.
Day 2
Arrive in Santiago, Chile. Local Unbound staff will welcome you at the airport. Travel to Valparaíso, where you will spend the week.
Days 3-4
Visit Unbound's office in Valparaíso. Meet sponsored members and learn of their hopes, dreams and the challenges they face. You will meet your sponsored friends and visit urban and rural communities.
Day 5
Visit the Historic Quarter of the port city of Valparaíso, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will see funiculares, the public elevators used to ascend the steep slopes of the city of Valparaiso. Experience what it takes to travel around this hilly city.
Day 6
Meet mothers of sponsored members and see what they are doing to break the cycle of poverty. Join the elderly members in their annual outing and share with them their day of fun!
Day 7
Depart for the airport in the afternoon to return home.
Day 8
Arrive home.

What we provide:

  • In-country ground transportation
  • Lodging, meals and bottled water
  • Interpreters
  • The opportunity to meet your sponsored friend
  • Transportation costs for your sponsored friend, chaperone and local staff
  • Planned group activities
  • Memories that will last a lifetime

Tell me more

To learn about lodging, health considerations and costs, click on the "Download trip information" button. Registration for this trip will open mid-2020.


Sponsor a child for $36 a month


Learn more about our trips:
Frequently asked questions

Pay your child sponsorship amount online

Earn a free trip

Learn about the
Global Points program

Send your sponsored child a photo or eLetter

Contact us

Trip Coordinator

[email protected]