Excursions in Chile with a guide

Chile has something for everyone, whether you want to learn about its history and culture, its architecture, its fine art, or its delicious food. 

Interesting facts about Chile

Whether you are looking for an active getaway or a place to relax, there are many wonderful places in Chile to choose from. This country is a long, narrow country with over 6,000km of coastline along the Pacific Ocean.

Valle Nevado

Located on the spine of a mountain ridge, Valle Nevado is a ski resort in Chile that's known for its high quality snow, beautiful scenery, and excellent accommodations. Valle Nevado is also home to some of the world's best skiers and snowboarders. In fact, Valle Nevado is so popular that it often hosts national ski and snowboard teams from around the world.

Valle Nevado offers a wide variety of dining options, including traditional Chilean food, international cuisine, and more. The resort's La Lenera restaurant serves traditional Chilean fare and live music. It also has a bar and pub, a fitness center, and a ski shop.

Valle Nevado

Valle Nevado offers guests a number of hotels, including four-star Hotel Valle Nevado and four-star Hotel Puerta del Sol. These hotels are perfect for families, as they provide apartment-like rooms with access to the pool and other facilities. Alternatively, there's Hotel Tres Puntas, which offers 83 rooms and one restaurant. It's popular with younger skiers, but is also economical.

Valle Nevado has several restaurants, including Le Montagnard, which serves Swiss food, and La Fourchette D'Or, which serves French-Mediterranean food. Valle Nevado is also known for its excellent Chilean wine.

Valle Nevado also offers a wellness week from August 5 to August 11. The week includes yoga, meditation, Pilates, aromatherapy, and more.

Valle del Luna

Located in the northern part of Chile, Valle del Luna is known as the Moon Landscape. It is an area of the Atacama Desert that is home to strange rock formations and sand dunes. These formations are created as a result of the folding of watery ground underneath the salt lakes.

Valle del Luna is a popular tourist destination in northern Chile. This beautiful landscape is a perfect destination for those who love nature. It is located in the Cordillera de la Sal mountain range and is part of the Los Flamencos National Reserve. It is also home to the Salt Caverns.

Valle del Luna is characterized by surreal shapes, unusual textures and a rainbow of colors. It is also home to ruins left by miners. The valley was created by ancient floods and wind. The salty film covering the valley creates the rocks sparkle like diamonds.

Valle del Luna has a diameter of approximately 1,650 feet. Throughout the area, visitors will find a variety of sand dunes, unique rock formations and a rainbow of colours. Several hiking trails are available to explore the area.

Valle del Luna is located just 8 miles away from the tourist city of San Pedro de Atacama. There are several hotels and hostels. The cost of visiting Valle del Luna varies depending on the time of day. It is best to visit in the afternoon or at sunset.


Whether you are visiting Chile for a few days or a month, Santiago has many interesting things to see and do. Santiago is a good place to visit for adventure sports, such as white water rafting and mountaineering. It also has several excellent museums.

For example, the Chilean History Museum is free to visit and has many interesting exhibits. It is located in the historic Royal Court Palace.

Another good museum to visit is the National Museum of Fine Arts. It is located in a beautiful 1910 building. The museum has many exhibits, including a 17-metre whale skeleton.


Another interesting museum to visit is the National Museum of Natural History. It is located in Quinta Normal Park, which has several museums. It offers a comprehensive study of the natural history of Chile. It is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10AM to 6:45PM.

One of the coolest things to do in Santiago is to visit the 360-degree observatory. It is open every day from 10AM to 10PM. The observatory offers stunning views of the city. It takes about two minutes to reach the top. For kids, tickets are $15.

Santiago is also a good place to go trekking in the Andes Mountains. You can choose between a variety of trails.

San Pedro de Atacama

Located in the northern part of Chile, San Pedro de Atacama is a beautiful city with several attractions. It is a great base to explore the Atacama Desert. The city is laid back and there is virtually no violent crime. It is also a popular destination for backpackers.

San Pedro de Atacama is tucked between two mountain ranges: Cordillera de la Sal and the Andes. It is known for its bizarre layer-cake landscapes and steaming geysers. It also offers many opportunities for stargazing.

San Pedro de Atacama has several mountains that can be climbed, depending on your experience. Some can be self-catered, while others require the help of an expert. It is also recommended to consult a physician before traveling.

The San Pedro de Atacama desert receives heavy rainfall in the summer months. It is also the aridest desert in the world. It was also where planetary scientists tested early Mars rovers. It is also home to Lagunas Escondidas de Baltinache, a salt lake.

Several buses connect San Pedro with Calama. The trip is about 90 minutes. It is also possible to travel by car. You will need a valid international driving permit. There are several rental companies in San Pedro. The cheapest option is to hire a taxi.


Located in central Chile, Valparaiso, Chile is one of the most beautiful places to visit in the country. This quaint, laid back city is filled with street art and murals. It's also home to many high-end seafood restaurants. There are also several musical events and fun activities for expats.

Street art tours are one of the most popular activities in Valparaiso. They offer visitors a glimpse into the life of local artists. They also offer an explanation of the meaning behind the works. During the tour, visitors will learn about political messages that have been painted on the walls of local buildings.

Funiculars are another way to get around the city. There are eight funiculars in Valparaiso that take visitors to different locations. These funiculars are also part of the city's public transport system.

Valparaiso's historic quarter is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is home to numerous vintage funiculars. It also boasts a number of graffitied streets. Many of these streets are now home to artists and university students. The area has become a bohemian hub.

Cerro Bellavista, or Beautiful View Hill, is also home to an Open Air Museum. Visitors can get a great view of the city and Chilean countryside from here.

Punta Arenas

Located in Chile's Patagonia region, Punta Arenas, Chile is one of the southernmost cities in the world. It is on the Strait of Magellan, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

In 1848, the Chilean government established Punta Arenas. At the time, the town was known as Sandy Point. The town grew in importance as more people moved to the area to take advantage of the gold and sheep farming boom of the late 1880s. There were also waves of European immigrants coming to the region. The wealth of the mining and livestock industry transformed the town's central plaza.

The city is known for its grand buildings, some of which were built during the wool boom of the late 19th century. A lot of the old mansions in the city are beautiful examples of colonial-style architecture.

The city is also home to one of the world's most beautiful cemeteries. Many of the graves are grand mausoleums of beautiful architecture. The cemetery is also a national monument. The cemetery is home to many notable aristocratic families from Punta Arenas.

Punta Arenas is a major port for cruises to Tierra del Fuego and Antarctica. The city also serves as a gateway for fly-cruises to Antarctica.


Located on Chile's Central Coast, Zapallar is a seaside resort town surrounded by mountains. The beach here is home to a large variety of bird species. The coast is also a good place to watch fishing boats.

The town is a summer destination for the wealthy in Chile. The town is also known for its beautiful beaches and turquoise waters.

Zapallar is a quaint, quiet beach town that is located about two hours from Santiago. The beach is usually deserted during the week, making it a quiet spot to visit. During the summer months, it becomes very busy, and there are plenty of restaurants and hotels to choose from.

The beaches of Zapallar are clean and well-maintained. It's a good spot to swim, read books, or play paddleball. You can also enjoy a seafood lunch.

Zapallar is also home to private schools. The Mackay School is a boys junior high school that was founded in 1857 by Scottish immigrants. It educates children of craftsmen and artisans. It also offers an International Baccalaureate program.

The town is home to a golf club and polo club. Visitors can also see Humboldt penguins at Monumento Isla Cachagua, a rocky island. There are also hiking trails and beach trails.

Excursions and Day Trips in Chile

Whether you're a first time traveler to Chile, or are looking to explore the country, there are many interesting day trips to choose from. You can take a trip to a winery, or experience Chile's natural beauty. You can visit a secluded lake, or even take a hike in the Andes Mountains. You can take a day trip to an archaeological site, or visit a national park. The country's diverse landscape is perfect for an adventure-filled holiday.

Santiago is an underrated city with many attractions to explore. In addition to its historic sites, Santiago is also a great place to visit world-class wineries. You can go wine tasting in Santiago or in the nearby winery region of Maipo. The city is also home to the world-famous flower clock. The city is also home to a casino and a Moai statue from the Easter Islands. You can also take a trip to the nearby town of Vina del Mar. This town is also home to the original Moai statue.

If you are looking for a fun day trip, try Cascadas del Animas, which offers rafting trips for all skill levels. The tours last about an hour, and cover six miles of the Maipo River. There are guides who know the area well and will give you a thorough introduction to the region. The tour also includes a picnic lunch, which will give you a chance to relax and take in the views. You can choose from a variety of Chilean wines, which will be paired with your meal.

Another great day trip from Santiago is the Portillo Inca Lagoon tour, which includes a visit to the San Esteban Vineyard. There, you will be able to taste local wines and cheese. The tour also includes a visit to coffee markets and a cooking class. You can also enjoy a picnic lunch, which will allow you to enjoy the views and soak up the Chilean atmosphere.

Santiago also offers several day trips that take you outside of the city. These tours take you to some of the most stunning destinations in Chile. You can explore the country's most picturesque lakes, mountains, and wineries. You can also go hiking, rafting, and more. These day trips from Santiago are great ways to experience the country.

Santiago is also home to the oldest vineyard in Chile. The vineyard has been growing grapes for more than 400 years, and you can visit the vineyard on a tour. The vineyard offers guided tours and tastings, as well as bikes for hire. You can also visit the winery's museum.

Chile is a great place to travel, especially in the summer. In fact, the country has more than 6500 kilometers of coastline, and you can explore beaches and forests. You can also visit the Atacama Desert, which is an extremely dry desert that's known for its geysers and flamingos. You can also explore the country's lakes, rivers, and mountains. You can also take a day trip to the Torres del Paine National Park.

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