Are you planning a vacation to South America? Maybe some vacation spots in Chile can be your choice. Chile is a country located in the southeast of the United States. Chile has a capital named Santiago. Extraordinary natural landscape makes Chile as one of the favorite destinations for foreign tourists. From various tourist objects there, there are popular tourist attractions frequented by tourists. Feels incomplete if you have not visited the tourist objects.
Chile has three climates: dry desert climate, Mediterranean climate, and temperate climate. These three climates form a variety of unique tourist destinations that attract many tourists to visit it. If you have the opportunity to travel overseas, here some recommendation for you, 10 Chile vacation Ideas you must visit.
Chiloé Island is the largest island in the Los Lagos area. This island has the second largest size in South America after Tierra del Fuego. Due to the influence of Chilean cultural isolation and colonialism, Chiloé Island has a very special architecture and distinctive local culture. The Spanish who arrived in the 16th century with Jesuit missionaries built hundreds of unique wooden churches in an effort to bring Christianity to Chile. The result is a mixture of Catholic and Chilean customary beliefs.
Valparaíso is located on the Pacific coast of the central region of Chile. Valparaíso is known for its many brightly colored traditional houses, bohemian culture, and beautiful coastal scenery. The place is built on dozens of steep hillsides overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Valparaíso has labyrinth streets and stone alleys as a form of rich architectural and cultural heritage.
Torres del Paine.
Torres del Paine is a national park in the Patagonian region of Chile. The park has mountainous areas, lakes, and glaciers. The main attraction of this park is the Three Towers of Paine which are three spectacular granite peaks formed by the strength of glacial ice. Its highest peak is about 2,500 meters (8200 feet).
Pucón is a small tourist town in the middle of the southern part of the Lake District. This location has a beautiful lake and volcanoes. The amazing scenery makes it one of the most popular tourist attractions in Chile. Pucón offers a variety of sports and recreational activities including water skiing, snow skiing, rafting and kayaking, horseback riding, natural hot springs and climbing Villarrica volcanoes.
Lauca National Park.
Lauca National Park is located in northern Chile, precisely in the Andean region. This place is one of the main tourist attractions in Chile. The most spectacular tourist attraction in Lauca National Park is one of the world’s largest lake called Lago Chungará. On top of this lake is Volcán Parinacota, an active volcano with its twin brother, Volcán Pomerape, which lies just across the border with Bolivia.
San Rafael Glacier.
San Rafael Glacier is a giant glacier located on the San Rafael Lagoon. Glaciers are only accessible by boat or plane. Boat trips can travel through narrow lanes in the isolated Aisén region. What you can see from the boat is actually just the tip of the glacier, which extends up to 15km (9 miles) from its source.
Los Pinguinos Natural Monument.
Los Pinguinos Natural Monument is home to the largest penguin colony in southern Chile. There are more than 120,000 Magellan penguins here. Los Pinguinos Natural Monument is located on the island of Magdalena measuring just one square kilometer and above it is a beautiful red lighthouse, located 35km (22 miles) northeast of Punta Arenas. In September or October, every year penguins migrate back here and find their spouses. By the end of March, the Penguins have returned to the sea again.
Easter Island is one of the biggest tourist attractions of Chile. This island is one of the most isolated islands on earth located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. Easter Island is located thousands of kilometers off the coast, about halfway from the path to Tahiti. The island is famous for its 887 monumental sculptures called Moai. These statues were created by the people of Rapanui. Easter Island also has beautiful scenery, diving and surfing spots, two volcanic craters and several sandy beaches.
El Tatio Geyser.
El Tatio Geyser is a world-renowned geyser that attracts many visitors from around the world. This area is the main attraction for many Chile holidays and is the third largest geyser field in the world.
Trekking in Patagonia can be a great way to get adventurous and see everything beautiful and interesting this land. You can see glaciers, mountains, waterfalls, rivers, and an abundance of flora and fauna. Patagonia will share new experiences with the hikers. The extreme weather with hiking trails among the rocks is very challenging will be one of the impressive places.
Cerro San Cristóbal.
Cerro San Cristóbal is a hill in northern Santiago with beautiful views. At its peak, there is a church with a statue of the Virgin Mary as high as 22 meters (72 feet). This hill can be reached by cable car or on foot in a long time. At Cerro San Cristóbal there is also Parque Metropolitano, Santiago’s largest public park. In this park, there is also a botanical garden, a zoo, and two swimming pools. One of the best vacation ideas in Chile.