Chile joins the body of greater relevance within the UNWTO made up of representatives from 33 countries, who will work together with the secretary general of the body for the definition of policies and programs to be followed worldwide for the tourism industry .
It is not for less, because San Pedro de Atacama, the world’s most arid desert town, is a place to escape at any time of the year, with the clearest and purest skies in the world and a landscape of colors and reliefs Unique on our planet.
Another booming sport in Chilean waters is stand up paddle, a mix between surfing and yoga, which is done standing on a board that floats in the water using an oar as a support to move in any direction.
The terrestrial ecosystem present in the area – the coastal Mediterranean sclerophyllous lithrea of Lithrea caustica and Azara integrifolia – has a very low level of protection at the national level.
Sail around the islet of Pupuya, refuge of incredible species such as pelicans and sea lions; and challenge your limits by practicing surfing, kite surfing and windsurfing.
A unique experience that anyone could replicate in the Atacama Region, in that small cove that awaits with open arms those who venture to know the exquisite diversity that hide its waters.
Ecotourism companies promote trekking routes through wet tundra trails, as well as the rescue of the traditions of the chonos, indigenous nomads that inhabited the island.
In the Enchanting Forest you can do trekking, contemplation of flora and fauna and photography.
The glacier is monitored for studies of climate change, whose tracks are present on the slopes eroded by ice over thousands of years.
This natural monument has a path through which you can see part of the unit, highlighting the presence of larches. It is an easy path because it is located on flat but waterlogged terrain. The tour can last between 20 to 30 minutes.
This pictorial museum is surrounded by an atmosphere and spirit of the past where each visitor remembers the image of their ancestors when contemplating every detail and every utensil recovered and made available to the public’s gaze.
That is why Wheel the World aims to enable Chile and the world to be explored by people with disabilities, through the development of inclusive experiences. And from this, that the Wheel the World is transformed into a Marketplace so that people from all over the globe can find and plan their next adventure.
It is a natural and cultural reserve located in the heart of Torres del Paine National Park, in the southernmost region of Chile. Its mission is to inspire people with the Patagonian nature and culture, seeking a sustainable and world-class vision.
There is no doubt that Caleta Tortel is a special place that serves as the port of entry to the Northern Patagonian Ice Field and the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, two large masses of ice that form the third largest expanse of ice on the planet after the Antarctica and Greenland, and to which belong well-known glaciers such as Perito Moreno, Exploradores, Calluqueo, Gray, San Rafael, O’Higgins, and of course the aforementioned Jorge Montt and Steffen.
The lake is located in the Cordillera de la Costa. It is surrounded by native forests and plantations, where you can enjoy nature, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking and observe the birdlife that congregates, where hundreds of black-necked swans stand out.
If you go in summer, go prepared for the rains, since the “Bolivian winter” is strong. In winter there are very low temperatures and it is possible that there is snow.
To enjoy the snow and the mountains, our country has many destinations where you can enjoy yourself and enjoy the snow, explore trails, practice sports and enjoy with the whole family. Here we have options of places where you can enjoy the snow season in our country.
Speaking of sustainable tourism, nowadays, is no longer a novelty. Many countries have opted for a friendly and sustainable tourism that advocates the preservation and respect of the natural environment, and Chile is not left behind, responding to the needs in a committed and active way.
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The microorganisms are crucial in the ecosystem, without them there would be no flamingos. Therefore, this evaluation is fundamental for its protection.
The Isluga Volcano National Park mixes the mystical landscape that rises from the foothills to the Andean highlands with a set of ancestral practices. It is located near the town Colchane and was declared a national park in 1967.
The landscapes surrounding the Baltinache lagoon and the other 6 lagoons are impressive, especially at dusk: when the sun goes down there is a reddish landscape in the whole area, a wonder that is in Chile.
The “Island of the Dead” is the oldest site with “western” constructions known in the Aysen Region and it may be the most valuable historical site that currently exists in this region.
The observations made with the telescopes of ESO have allowed a great amount of advances in the area of astronomy, and, over the years, have been responsible for some findings of fundamental importance.
Its main natural attraction is the Alences Millenarian Grandfather, exemplary with more than 3500 years on our planet.
This valley is known for its incredible landscapes, prehispanic populations, plantations of vegetable products, tropical fruits and archaeological development with more than 10,000 years of history.
This route counted among some of the most beautiful and least traveled routes in the country that during 3 days of adventure in the middle of lakes, mountains and Patagonian steppe turn this route into an incredible destination for the more adventurous.
This tour is unique and full of contrasts that make it an incredible destination for lovers of nature and the historical heritage of the region.
The natural monument Cueva del Milodón has a series of trails, the most popular being the Cueva Grande trail, which leads to the largest of the 3 caves and where there is a full-scale replica of a milodón.
Unesco declared the Kütralcura as the first World Geopark in Chile. The territory is now recognized as of high interest and international geological importance.
Salamanca is, besides an authentic sanctuary of nature, a place marked by legends and stories of witchcraft.
The road to the lagoon is an attraction in itself. It is not necessary to travel more than 5 hours to the lagoon in one pass, as there are very interesting places where you can stop.
Without a doubt, it is a walk that many things give, beautiful and ancient forests, hills where you look and view active volcanoes!
You can not miss this magnificent route!
Here its rugged relief offers a true spectacle that can be known through trails and natural viewpoints that are part of the “Chilean Trail”.
The strange rock formations that enclose the valley are the remains of an old volcanic caldera of the Villarrica.
For this incredible initiative we have to thank this group of adventurers who did it just for the love of the art of climbing, love that unites us all to enjoy nature, get us out of the city and share this strong passion.
The Blue Baths, are a natural formation of a series of pools of water, warm enough for the bathroom. The edges of the pools are limestone rock, which gives it […]
The lagoon, although it is not of great surface, seems to be a true mirage when it suddenly appears among the hills in that inhospitable place.
The path that leads to the lagoon where the river is born is a beautiful and little traveled route, ideal for experienced backpackers in search of an intimate contact with nature.
In these hot springs the waters sprout at a temperature of 60ºC and produce a saline coastal lagoon of the salar, which causes its color to be calypso.
If you like outdoor activities, love the desert, or want to discover more beautiful corners of this land, this is an unforgettable landscape.
On the route you can find the beautiful national flower of Chile, the copihue, as well as, and with a bit of luck, observe the majestic flight of the Andean guardian, the condor.
Anyone, no matter their age or physical condition, can now climb to 5,700 in just a couple of hours and enjoy a unique experience in the world.
The Punta Estaquilla beach is of a monumental beauty due, mainly, to its green islets that break with the current of the sea. Here everything hits the eye, from the houses that hang from gorges in front of the water to the crooked coast hit by waves.
The lagoons of Cotacotani are separated by volcanic rocks located in the Chungará and receive water from this lake in an underground form
During the year changes the intensity of its current, having stations where it is only a thread of water in summer and a tremendous waterfall in winter.
Wild and contradictory, it is an unexplored paradise that you must add to your list of destinations.
This can be the starting point towards several sectors of great natural beauty, multiple waterfalls, and well frozen rivers, as well as mountains with great panoramic views of the area and finally reaching lagoons in the middle of hills at high altitude, leaving as final prize natural baths during these voyages.
This destination has a wide variety of alternatives for backpackers and trekking enthusiasts, from a couple of kilometers of trails to circuits lasting several days.
Created to protect and preserve representative samples of the biological diversity of the area and its habitats, Río de los Cipreses hosts endangered species or those that are being reintroduced.
This site is a splendid viewpoint of condors, since it is located just above the known condors (nesting sites) of the area.
Despite being a place with a desert climate, many varieties of Cáctus can be found.
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Beautiful forests accompany the route, whose final section is only suitable for experienced mountaineers, because the glacier is crossed by large cracks.
Although its entrance is free, it is not visited by too many people, so you will find yourself face to face with a wild nature and practically without human intervention.
This lagoon has an intense emerald green color, the edges are lava that falls abruptly, giving it great depth.
In fact, thanks to the virtue of the waves in this destination, every year many tournaments and sports events with international relevance. That is why, and with and well-deserved reason, that Pichilemu it is known as the Wolrd Surfing Capital.
This place is cataloged as one of the last pure places on the planet where its geography or ecosystem has not been invaded by man.
When I first went to Chile 30 years ago, I interviewed a television weatherman. Every evening after the six o’clock news, this fellow had to say: “Tomorrow it will be […]
Location of statues was based on nearby fresh water and other resources, says US study
As we told you before, everything to do in Tierra del Fuego is nature related. Prepare yourself to admire landscapes, take pictures of animals crossing your path, enjoy silence and lose sight of the infinite ocean, that in here it really seems endless.
The crossing of Cerro Castillo, without fear of making mistakes, is one of the most spectacular routes in Chilean Patagonia, and of Chile in general.
Easter Island is famous for its 887 extant monumental statues, called moai, created by the early Rapa Nui people.
Early morning start to reach Geysers del Tatio; enjoy the beauty along with breakfast; visit Pozon Rustico and a swim.
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Cleaning, educational areas and infrastructure for the disabled are some requirements.
One of the 10 best regions in the world to visit 2019! especially for lovers of nature, heritage and astrotourism.
Hike through beautiful forests, identifying native flora and fauna, and observing the current geological formation of the terrain and Calbuco Volcano cone.
The drawings depict hunting scenes of marine animals, such as whales, sharks and dolphins.
It is one of the largest parks in the world and the second largest in Chile.
Visit Valley of the Moon in the middle of the arid salt mountain range, a landscape of salt and clay shaped by water and wind over millions of years.
Hike the Laguna Sargazo area of Alerce Andino National Park, observing and identifying the local flora and fauna, and enjoying the spectacular views that surround us.
Horseback ride through rural paths and forests while enjoying the view. After lunch, get ready for some exciting white water rafting on the Petrohué River. Enjoy some shore time or take a dip.
Hike alongside the confluence of two rivers in Guatín canyon, where one river comes from the warm thermal springs of Puritama, and the other is the Purifica River, whose waters are from the Andes Mountains Range.
Patagonia lies tucked away right at the southernmost tip of the Americas – indeed of the world’s landmass, not counting Antarctica.
Worldwide recognized Granite Mountains attract serious hikers from all over the world
This valley is characterized by its cold climate and moderate rainfall that give it a unique characteristic to the grape that grows in these resources and beautiful lands.
This fertile valley is characterized by a refined elaboration of white wine and its Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc varieties.
The Aconcagua Valley stands out for its privileged location between Santiago and Valparaíso. This is where Viña Errázuriz is located, one of the most renowned wineries and one of the […]
Located in the region of Coquimbo, 500 kilometers north of Santiago, the Elqui Valley is the northern limit of Chile’s wine territories. One of the main centers of observation of […]
This Valley has always had a purely agricultural activity.
Famous is the tour called Curico Valley Wine Route, where you can tour the wide variety of vines present in this warm place.
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The Alerces refuge is located on the shores of the lake of the same name and is the place where people take the photograph that most of them have heard of the park. With the characteristic coihues burned and surrounded by immense granite walls and an enchanted forest, the Alerces refuge is one of the most beautiful areas of the park.
The Route of Patagonian Parks is a new travel destination that will conquer the hearts of world travellers with its pristine landscapes, fauna, glaciers and grass lands. It offers an opportunity for development and of pride for the communities of southern Chile, their landscapes, culture and history.
In the park live pumas, pudúes, foxes and other smaller animals. They are not easy to see, because they stay away from the trails and tourist areas, but you can be lucky and manage to spot some in your visit. If you meet one, look at it from afar and do not interrupt what you are doing.
Streets full of history, government buildings, museums, and so much more await you in downtown Santiago. The best way to get there is to take the metro to the Plaza de Armas, Bellas Artes, Universidad de Chile, Moneda, or Santa Lucía stations.
If you want to try this fighter wine strain, you should definitely visit the wine tours of the central valleys of Chile, an experience you will not forget.
Beautiful views, volcanic crossing through the South of Chile.
For the third year in a row, from 2015 to 2017, Chile has been named the best adventure travel destination in South America at the World Travel Awards
For lovers of sports and adventure, the valley has trekking routes, horseback riding, trails for bike rides and jeep tours.
If you love sports, enjoy nature and wandering among landscapes on your bicycle, we are going to tell you about four destinations you can cycle throughout Chile.
Over 80% of Latin America’s glaciers are in Chile. Therefore, the Chilean Patagonia offers hundreds of tours and excursions to view these impressive glaciers.
Next, a list of the glaciers you must visit, when planning your trip to Chile.
If you are a wine enthusiast and would like to enjoy a fresh take on this fascinating drink, we invite you to discover wine tours in Chile.
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