Chile is a country of startling contrasts and extreme beauty, with attractions ranging from the towering volcanic peaks of the Andes to the ancient forests of the Lake District. There are a multitude of very good parks here, and plenty of opportunities for fine adventure travel. Chile is justly famous as the location of Torres Del Paine, considered by many to be the finest nature travel destinations in all of South America. Chile is one of the top five tourist destinations in the world.
Travelers are mostly attracted to the Andean highlands, the spectacular Pacific coastline, and most often due to the vast options it offers for adventure sports. Chile's people noted for their warmth and resilience have been instrumental in the thriving of its distinctive culture, which has survived the violence and repression of the country”s recent past. Despite having the largest European community in South America, Chile”s indigenous traditions persists in the Andean foothills and in the southern plains.
Highlights: Soak into the vivacity of Santiago; try out some delicious Chilean wines; visit the finest of South America”s National Parks- Torres Del Paine; see the icy-blue glaciers of Balmaceda and Serrano and the mystifying Milodon”s Cave; enjoy ice climbing on the Grey Lake and see some exotic animals and birds in Cerro Castillo.