Chile Travel Guide

There's a myriad of adventures on offer in Chile - plan yours with our travel guide. Get started with the top attractions to include on your itinerary and a guide on when best to go for the best weather and most colourful festivals. Cover the essentials with our Top Travel Tips and check what visa you'll need before you go. If you fancy a longer journey through South America, browse through our multi-country touring options and read more about our tours to South America so you know what to expect.

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Best Places to Visit

Don't miss these top attractions that include cities, national parks and more

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Best Time to Visit

Plan when to go with our overview of the seasons, weather and festivals

Currency

Top Travel Tips

Plenty of info on everything you need to know from health to money, food to voltage

Visas

Tourist Visas

Visa requirements for travellers to Chile and information on getting your visa

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Multi-Country Tours

Available touring combinations in South America that feature Chile and more

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Style of travel

The type of accommodation we use and how we get from A to B on our Chile tours

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About Overlanding

Find out what to expect on our overland tours of Chile with this guide

Get to know Chile

Recommended Reading

  • A Nation of Enemies
    by Pamela Constable and Arturo Valenzuela
  • The House of the Spirits
    by Isabel Allende
  • By Night in Chile
    by Roberto Bolano
Did you know...?

Facts about Chile

  • The driest place in the world is Chile's Atacama Desert, parts of which haven't seen rain in over 500 years.
  • Punta Arenas, situated at the very bottom of the tip of Chile, is the world's most southern city on a continent.
  • Chile is the birthplace of Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda who often used Valparaiso as his inspiration.

Chile Travel Advice

We keep informed of the latest travel updates for Chile and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.

Useful Online Resources:

The official Chile Tourist Organisation site and the latest Chile Weather Updates from the BBC.