Stretching on the western edge of South America, Chile is a beautiful, long, and thin country with lots of things to see and do here. Other than being popular for the very famous attraction the Torres del Paine National Park, Chile is also home to several other spectacular places that deserve to be on your radar. From deserts and cities to national parks and islands, Chile has everything you can think of. While the country has been on adventurer’s bucket list for years but it is now attracting visitors of all kinds which allow them to see all the incredible and beautiful places the country boasts of.
Due to its unique and attractive charm, Chile has managed to attract thousands of tourists to date and if you are planning to visit the country anytime soon, then you may want to know about all the wonderful places that you can explore here.
Torres Del Paine National Park
When it comes to Chile, the nation is mostly recognized for the very famous Torres Del Paine National Park which is not only one of the most popular attractions of the country but is also one of the most stunning hiking places that take you through breathtaking sceneries. This whole hiking experience can be pretty thrilling and a lot more rewarding as at the end of the hike, you get to admire the beautiful view of the towering peaks of the Torres, enveloping jade-green glacier-fed lake. You are sure to be left in awe of this extraordinary and stunning place.
The capital city of Chile, Santiago is a perfect destination to visit in the country as you can choose to spend your time by the stunning mountains or the beautiful coast. The city may have had a dark history, but the present scenario is completely opposite and different and the city now represents itself in the form of tradition, culture, and amazing street art. It is basically an entertainment hub of the country where you can enjoy so many things such as shopping, visiting galleries and museums, staying in luxe hotels, eating food at fine restaurants, and many more things.
San Pedro De Atacama
Located in the middle of the Atacama Desert, San Pedro De Atacama is a small town that is also one of the most popular tourist destinations for all good reasons. The town features some of the most breathtaking and phenomenal landscapes which include deserts, lagoons, volcanoes, and salt flats. Not only it is one of the best places to enjoy the view of colorful sunset in the celestial sky but it is also a wonderful place to enjoy stargazing, given that it’s a desert location. When in town, you can also consider visiting Valle de La Luna (moon valley) to admire the beautiful rock formations.
Besides being the largest island in the country, Chiloe itself is a gorgeous place to explore in Chile. Castro is the main town on the island and it’s a great place to begin your exploration journey. The island sees a strong influence of German lifestyle and follows Mapuche traditions as well. Due to its isolated location, the island has not evolved drastically; they are still attached to their roots and are busy leading their lives in the exact same manner as they did in the past. All in all, it’s a wonderful place to explore where you can also enjoy some seafood.
Situated alongside a lake, Pucon is a beautiful town that is filled with beaches and numerous cafes and restaurants. Apart from that, the town is also home to one of the most active volcanoes in Chile, Villarrica volcano which serves as a backdrop in the town. It is a literal heaven for all the outdoor enthusiasts as there are plenty of things you can do here besides viewing the volcano. Hiking through the national parks, canoeing, riding the horses through valleys are some of the fun things you can enjoy here. The town is also surrounded by hot springs where you can take a relaxing bath.