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  • Torres del Paine is a great photo opportunity on your Chile vacation
  • Moon Valley in the Atacama is a must visit on your Chile vacation
  • Easter Island
  • Wine country
  • Skiing the Andes

Chile is sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountain range. It is a long strip of land 4600 kilometres/2850 miles in length and only 430 kilometres/265 miles wide. As a country, it is stable and prosperous. Its terrain is extremely varied consisting of desert, fjords, mountains, volcanoes, lakes, wilderness and cultivated winelands, a land of nature at its best with many National Parks to be enjoyed on a Chile vacation.

The capital, Santiago, nestles in the foothills of the Andes with spectacular views of the mountains as a backdrop. It is a modern, progressive city. In the centre of the city known as El Centro, there are historical buildings and sites such as Plaza de Armas, the imposing Moneda Palace (presidential palace) and the Santa Lucia Hill, an attractive park with fountains and stairways. Providencia is a lively neighbourhood with good shopping, dining and nightlife. Upscale picturesque Bellavista is another and a good place for food, the arts and entertainment. San Cristobal Hill dominates the city as it is the highest point reached by either cable car or road with wonderful views of Santiago.

Heading out of Santiago for the coast, one comes to the winelands of Chile famous for both their excellent red and white wines. Stop for tastings or purchases or stay longer in one of the several boutique hotels and go cycling or horseback riding through the surrounding countryside on Chile vacations.

On the nearby coast is the interesting and colourful UNESCO protected port city of Valparaiso. The hills surrounding the centre of the city are covered with multicoloured houses perched at crazy angles and connected by an enormous labyrinth of streets, long staircases and look-out points.

Further up the coast is one of Chile’s best known sea resorts, Vina del Mar also known as the “Garden City” with excellent beaches and ideal for swimming and watersports.
To the south of Santiago is the Lakes District, a verdant forested area of lakes and islands. A good vantage point is Puerto Varas where one can have great views across a lake at the volcanoes in the distance. A trip to the nearby Chiloe island archipelago with its penguin colony is worth a visit on a Chile vacation.

In the north of the country lies the Atacama Desert, an arid sandy desert region including salt flats, hot springs and geysers. It is rich in copper and other minerals. Another interesting aspect is that it has many archeological sites. The area also contains a number of astronomical observatories.

Patagonia covers an extensive tract of land. It has been described as exotic, remote, vast, beautiful, wild and untamable. It is certainly all those things. The best known national park is Torres del Paine, a biosphere reserve, with hiking trails taking you through forests and by waterfalls and lakes. When you book on one of our Patagonia tours you will have an opportunity to get up and close to the many interesting and tame animals found in the park. 

While on a Chile vacation, you might want to extend your stay and book one of our Easter Island tours. The Easter Islands officially belongs to Chile although it lies 3500 kilometrres/2200 miles off the coast of the country. Known also as Rapa Nui, it was populated at one time by the Polynesians. Its claim to fame is the absolutely amazing monolithic structures made of stone carved between 110 and 1680 AD. There are over 800 monumental human figures, the heaviest weighing 82 tons and 10 metres/33 feet in length. Figures are still being excavated here.

 

 

 "Globetrotting with Goway" blog articles

For some additional reading, the following articles are from our blog “Globetrotting with Goway”….. a great source of information for those people who are, or who want to be, world travellers!

Experience All the Highlights of Chile in 10 Days!

 Book your Chile vacation today. You won't be disappointed!!

Hiking the W Trek in Chile

The Rapa Nui Inhabitants of Easter Island, Chile

Ecotourism Destinations: Central and South America (Part 2)

Treks of South America – Part 2: The Patagonias (Chile and Argentina)

The Hidden Secrets of Easter Island Run Deeper Than You Think

Discover Rapa Nui – Easter Island explained

A Personal Observation on the Rise of Luxury Travel in South America

Deserts, glaciers, cities & statues…Get to the heart of all that’s cool about Chile

Torres Del Paine Gets its Moment in the Sun


Chile Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to a Chile vacation.

Learn about the history and culture of Chile, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Chile's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Chile for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Chile tours today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your Chile vacation packages,  why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Ecuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruises, Peru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.

 

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  • Classic South Pacific & South America

    Discover four unique destinations with the spectacular scenery of Santiago, Chile, the bustling tropical city of Papeete, Tahiti, the beautiful lagoons of Bora Bora and Auckland, the city of sails.
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  • 17 Day Buenos Aires to Santiago Cruise

    Cruise from Buenos Aires to Santiago and round the bottom of the world on this South America vacation. As you travel the coast from Argentina to Chile, you’ll see the peaks of the Andes, visit the Falkland Islands, and explore world-famous landmarks along the way.
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  • 17 Day Santiago to Buenos Aires Cruise

    Round the bottom of the world, see (some of) the peaks of Patagonia, and visit the Falkland Islands on this unique cruise through the Straits of Magellan, ultimately disembarking in Buenos Aires.
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  • Antarctica Express Cruise: Punta Arenas

    Enjoy Antarctica by flying and then cruising south of the Antarctic Circle. Discover the sheer beauty and wildlife of the area as well as the dramatic landscapes of the white continent.
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  • Atacama Chile Hot Air Ballooning

    Take a hot air balloon ride over the Atacama Desert, experiencing the world’s driest non-polar desert from an unforgettable vantage point. As you float above the craggy rocks and flat plains of the desert and enjoy the spectacular panoramas, you’ll know you’ve captured a memory that’ll last a lifetime.
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  • Atacama Experience at explora Lodge

    Between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes, Atacama, the driest desert in the world, is an extension of land and mystery. Spend 5 days at explora Lodge, choosing from 5-10 activities each day.
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  • Atacama Experiences Chile: Alto Atacama Hotel

    Tucked away in a tranquil valley located next to small town of San Pedro de Atacama, Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa offers all-inclusive accommodation packages in vast desert landscapes of northern Chile. A stay includes over daily 35 tours and excursions which include bicycle rides, volcano treks, photography safaris, picnics, visits to the geyser fields and hot springs, and many more.
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  • Best of Patagonia: Santiago to Buenos Aires

    Explore the wild wilderness of South America in Patagonia, which also offers some of the most luxurious hotels and lodges on the continent. Trek across the Moreno Glacier and around Torres del Paine National Park, and spot Guanacos and pumas before retiring in style in a luxury lodge or a budget-focused accommodation.
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  • Best of Patagonia: Santiago to Buenos Aires with International airfare

    Venture into the wild of Patagonia on this South America vacation, which includes international airfare. In Patagonia, you'll trek across the Moreno Glacier and around Torres del Paine National Park, spot Guanacos and pumas, and enjoy the comforts of a luxury lodge or budget accommodation.
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  • Best of the Lakes

    Few landscapes in the world can offer such beautiful scenery as the Chilean Lakes District, where crystal lakes, stunning volcanoes and ancient forests make it a truly unforgettable place.
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  • Best of the Lakes (Seat in Coach Touring)

    Few landscapes in the world can offer such beautiful scenery as the Chilean Lakes District, where crystal lakes, stunning volcanoes and ancient forests make it a truly unforgettable place.
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  • Chile Lakes District: Hacienda Hotel Vira Vira: Stay of Distinction

    Located in a 22 acre park, on the shores of the Liucura River, this stunning 18-room hotel offers an oasis of peace and relaxation in the heart of the Araucania, a region rich in culture and nature, surrounded by national parks with amazing lakes, volcanoes an ancient native forest.
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  • Chilean Wines

    Embark on a short but very tasty Chile vacation, where you not only gain amazing insight into the wines of Chile but you’ll also get the unique chance to explore Santiago and Valparaiso like a local.
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  • Chilean Wines, Deserts & Volcanoes: VIP

    World famous wines combined with some of the most spectacular scenery in the world in the Atacama desert in Northern Chile makes this Chile vacation a once in a lifetime opportunity.
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  • Cities of South America

    The ultimate South America tour for culture vultures, this itinerary focuses on the continent’s most exciting cities, from pulsing Rio, to rapidly emerging Bogota, via Iguassu Falls and Machu Picchu.
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  • Easter Island Rapa Nui - O'Tai Hotel

    Escape to one of the most remote islands on the planet on this Easter Island vacation. Staying at Hotel O’Tai, you’ll enjoy comfortable accommodations as you explore this mysterious island, which is famously dotted with statues and temples from a past civilization.
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  • Easter Island Rapa Nui Hotel Altiplanico

    One of the world’s most mysterious islands is one of its most intriguing destinations.
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  • Easter Island Rapa Nui Hotel Hanga Roa

    One of the world’s most mysterious islands is one of its most intriguing destinations.
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  • Easter Island Rapa Nui Hotel Taha Tai

    One of the world’s most mysterious islands is one of its most intriguing destinations.
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  • Explora Easter Island 4 or 5 Days

    Easter Island is the farthest island from any populated land on the planet. Spend your days exploring this unique spot and your nights at “explora”, the only 5 star hotel on the island.
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  • Explora Patagonia: Stays of Distinction

    Explora's Hotel Salto Chico can be found on the shore of Lago Peho, facing a breathtaking panoramic view of Macizo del Paine. Conceived as a base for explorations, the Hotel Salto Chico features every amenity for guests to really relax, and the equipment necessary to head out and explore Patagonia.
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  • Explore Chile Super Special

    Experience the dramatic and mysterious Atacama Desert with its fascinating collection of salt flats, volcanoes, geysers and hot springs. Be amazed at the unusual moonlike landscapes and also at the blazing colours as the sun sets. As well, enjoy time in Chile’s capital, Santiago.
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  • Fly to Antarctica

    Added on to a South America vacation or taken on its own, a visit to Antarctica is an unforgettable adventure. Few Antarctic trips however let you stay on land, making this short excursion a truly unique experience.
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  • Las Torres Patagonia Torres del Paine Chile

    Experience the dramatic beauty of the Torres del Paine National Park in Chile while staying at an active ranch. Choose from a wide range of half and full day activities while enjoying an all-inclusive experience in Patagonia.
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  • Matetic Vineyards & Fine Food

    Equilibrium. This is the experience when you visit Matetic Vineyards.
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