Things To Do in Chile
Chile’s history and awesome natural scenery offer a dazzling array of attractions to explore. A rich local culture and innumerable outdoor activities offer you an unforgettable time.
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From a viewpoint, our eyes printed the first of many postcards that we will treasure of Torres del Paine Park. It's Sarmiento Lake which proudly displays the 90 square kilometers that crown it as the biggest lake of the sanctuary and, unlike other glacial lakes in the park, it owes its origin to the rains that gave it the deep blue that we now admire.
Puerto Varas and Frutillar are in fact located at the feet of two of the most active volcanos in South America. The last eruption in the area happened in April 2015 when Calbuco sent a huge column of ashes in the atmosphere without much warning.
Natural Sanctuary since 1982, the Moon Valley is a wonderful place with colorful geology. Located in the Sierra Obate depression, 2550 meters above sea level, it has different visual attractions that turn it in an extraordinary place called "Moon Valley" because of its similar look to lunar soil.
Founded as a fortress at Cape Horn in 1767, Ancud is today one of the most visited attractions by tourists from all over the world for being the best located city in Chiloé. It is the political and military capital, and has a beautiful urban infrastructure planning that combines the typical architecture of the area with the modernity of recent constructions.
Illustrated on a Chilean hillside known as Cerro Unitas and surrounded by thousands of smaller geoglyphs, the Atacama Giant, a massive image of a deity used to calculate the movements of the moon, stands as one of the largest geoglyphs ever discovered.
Regional capital is the urban center par excellence in the Tenth Region that offers various high quality tourist services. Puerto Montt is important for commerce, gastronomy and for its beautiful typical architecture.
Created in 1995, this Museum brings together about 400 pieces, which not only represent the history of the Church of Concepción, but also the peninsula, associated with the different cathedrals that the city has had, the art of different eras, the use of Latin, the ancient liturgical vestments and the visit of Pope John Paul II to Concepción.
Pucón is located in the Region of Araucanía on the shores of Lake Villarrica and stands out as the most important Lake Resort of Chile. Surrounding areas have a lot of tourist attractions such as hot spring resorts, national parks, ski resorts, Mapuche communities, among others.
Observe the great wonder that Atacama salt offers, enormous lake inserted in the heat of desert next to its three unique flamingoes species of the zone and the small and singular town of Toconao with its typical crafts.
With 120 square kilometers of extension that include the Cui Cui and Fresia inslands, the lake has beautiful gray-sand beaches enabled for visitors with an equipped tourist infrastructure. In Lake puyehue it is possible to practice various sports activities, especially recreatinal fishing due to the presence of salmon and trout between the months of November and May.
Accessing the park by car is the best option with no doubt. You just need to make sure you book one in advance, as the closest town are small and cars can easily sell out. The park is situated 165 km north of the city Coyhaique and 180 km south of Chaitén, which are the best two places to get a vehicle.
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