The country of Chile stretches over half of the South American continent, from the worldâ€™s driest desert to the massive glacial fields of Patagonia. Along the way youâ€™ll find perfectly-shaped volcanoes, impressive geysers, snow-capped mountains and gorgeous lakes.
Discover the lunar-like landscape of the north with the expansive Salar de Atacama salt flat, the bubbling geysers of Tatio and traditional mountain villages or head south of Santiago for the renowned wines of the Colchagua Valley. See penguin colonies and explore the dense forest, pristine lakes and snow-capped volcanoes of Puerto Varas, Chileâ€™s Lake District. Visit Torres del Paine National Park, the wide open spaces of the Atacama desert, Arica - the â€˜City of Everlasting Springâ€™ - or experience rural tranquility on the island of Chiloe.
Santiago, Chile's sprawling capital is surrounded by snow-capped Andean Mountains. Discover Santiagoâ€™s thriving arts scene, superb museums, vibrant theatre, music and first-rate cuisine. Take a city tour here and marvel at the handsome colonial architecture of Plaza de Armas. Nature lovers will be in heaven at Huilo Huilo Reserve, a private reserve spanning 100'000 hectares of temperate rainforest that is rich biodiversity and home to a number of endemic flora and fauna.