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.

What you’ll do

Day 1
Depart your home airport. Due to overnight travel, you'll arrive in Chile the next day.
Day 2
Arrive in Santiago, Chile, where local Unbound staff will welcome you at the airport. Travel to Valparaiso, where you will spend the week.
Days 3-4
Meet your sponsored friend and visit urban and rural communities around Valparaíso. You'll also visit Unbound's office and meet other sponsored members who will share their hopes, dreams and challenges.
Day 5
Visit the Historic Quarter of the seaport city of Valparaiso, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You'll see what it takes to travel around this hilly city, including, funiculares, the public elevators used to ascend the steep slopes of the city of Valparaiso.
Days 6-7
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! Potential outings include visiting your sponsored friend's home, exploring the costal city of Viña del Mar and/or touring a Chilean vineyard.
Day 8
Depart for the airport in the afternoon to return home.
Day 9
Arrive home.
Please note that this is a sample itinerary. A detailed schedule and additional information will be sent one to two weeks prior to departure in the pre-departure packet. Unbound will make every effort to offer the opportunity to attend Mass on Sundays.
What you'll do in Chile

What we provide:

  • In-country ground transportation
  • Lodging and meals/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
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]