It is one of the undisputed tourist icons of southern Chile and you have surely seen it in brochures and guides that graph it in all its splendor, but nothing compares to feeling the noise of the water falling with strength or observing very closely how thousands and thousands liters fall from 35 meters high. Los Saltos del Laja are, without a doubt, a spectacle of our nature that you should know.
It is formed by three islands at the border of both regions; Chañaral Island, Choros Island and Damas Island. Just as its name says, this reserve is known for the presence of a colony of Humboldt penguin, that can be easily observed by booking a tour. Beside the penguins, it’s possible to watch sea lions, dolphins and several birds. It has been reported that during the summer it is possible to watch sperm and blue whales.
Tour Cerro Castillo on horseback or trekking. Its trails deliver routes of different sizes and intensity. Do you want to test your capabilities? Do the full day trekking if you want a condensed experience, but if you are an innate athlete, take the adventure of 5 days and more than 45 km. of extension. High impact activity, it has become one of the most famous in the country thanks to its view of hanging glaciers and the possibility of crossing portezuelos where snow abounds in summer.
In the Plaza Colón, surrounded by Arturo Prat streets, José de San Martín, Antonio José de Sucre and Jorge Washington, this clock tower is located, which is also a historical monument since 1986. It emulates in its shape the bell tower of the Palace of Westminster in London, seat of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.