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From Penguins to Pumas: 5 Chile Animals to Spot on Your Next Trip

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Thanks to its varied ecosystems and generous portfolio of national parks and protected areas, Chile lays claim to an abundant selection of native animals. For wildlife fanatics, a wealth of marine animals and thriving bird and mammal populations await. Here are the five most magnificent Chile animals to look out for on your next trip.

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Hike through Volcanic Landscapes in Conguillio National Park

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A little-known area of exceptional natural beauty, Conguillio National Park is located in the Araucanía Region of Chile. Comprising lush forests of araucaria and nothofagus species, the park makes an immediate visual impression thanks to the grand peaks of the Llaima and Sierra Nevada volcanoes that preside over the entire region.

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Unmissable Chile Vacation Packages in Magallanes Region

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8 minutos

Comprising the very southern stretch of Chilean Patagonia, the Magallanes Region is an area of outstanding natural beauty and contains some of the most fragile habitats in the world. Visit this dazzling landscape of evergreen rainforest, shimmering fjords and towering mountains on Chile vacation packages and discover some of the country’s most spectacular wildlife and […]

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The Ultimate Two Week Northern Chile Itinerary

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Passing from valleys of lush vineyards in Valle de Elqui, to the dramatic, volcano-dominated altiplano scenery of the Atacama Desert and the sand dunes of vibrant coastal town, Iquique, the Norte Grande and Norte Chico regions of Chile should not be missed. In only two weeks, it’s possible to take an unforgettable trip through the […]

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Ojos Del Salado: The World’s Highest Volcano

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Ojos del Salado, which is located on the Chilean/Argentine border, has one substantial claim to fame. The highest active volcano in the world, it towers over the altiplano at a breath-taking 22,615 ft. (6,893m). It’s also the second highest mountain in the southern hemisphere, falling just short of nearby Aconcagua’s stately 22, 838 ft. (6,961m) above sea […]

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What Makes Chile Holidays So Adventurous?

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Within moments of arriving in Chile, it becomes clear why it was awarded the prestigious title of “South America’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination” in the 2016 World Travel Awards. The mountain fringe that overlooks Santiago – otherwise known as the Andes Mountains – is a quick hint at how Chile holidays are synonymous with adventure. 

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Chilean Vacation Packages to Santiago

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Cosmopolitan, dynamic, and deserving of more than a short layover, Santiago is growing in status as a must-see in South America. A metropolitan city that has sometimes been unfairly overlooked in favor of other South American capitals, Santiago’s vibrant fine dining scene, access to vineyards, and status as a winter sports destination make it a […]

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Top Chile Beaches: Viña del Mar

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With a 2,600-mile (4,200km) coastline, it’s unsurprising that pristine sands characterize this coastal country. Chile’s vast line of beaches extends from the tip of South America at Cape Horn in the far south, to the border of Peru in the north, making it a country completely at one with the sea. Given that the average […]

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San Pedro de Atacama: The Gateway to the World’s Driest Desert

San Pedro de Atacama
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A small, unassuming oasis settlement, San Pedro de Atacama sits at the heart of one of Chile’s most mesmerizing geographical features: the otherworldly scenery of the Atacama Desert. A dramatic landscape of vast salt plains ringed by smoking, volcanic peaks, this region is a firm favourite on the Chilean tourist trail.

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