Cerro Castillo in Aysen is a wonderful four-day hike. Be prepared to be self-sufficient as you hike up and down mountain passes, through woods and along ridges. With beautiful views along the way.
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Puyuhuapi fjords, PN Queulat and Cerro Castillo
A weeklong adventure in Aysen exploring Villa Cerro Castillo, the fjords of Puyuhuapi and PN Quelat and the hanging glacier.
W hike in Torres del Paine
Detailed information on how to organise and plan your own W hike in Torres del Paine — from basic to high comfort to luxury — including maps, packing lists and more
Enjoy all Santiago has to offer with this family walking tour (mostly an eating tour!) of Barrio Italia.
Conguillío and Chillan
Camp, hike and enjoy the amazing araucaria trees in Parque Nacional Conguillío with children!
Pomaire makes a great day trip to stock up on local black pottery and enjoy local restaurants.
One of the advantages of being a long, skinny country stretching down between the Pacific and the ribs of the Andes, is that Chile has a Pacific coastline of 4,270 km // 2,653 mi. That’s as long as driving from Vancouver to Ottawa! With a width of only 90 km in some places (and a …
10 tips to get kids hiking
My husband and I have spent most of our holidays hiking and camping. When our children came along it was an important family activity. Our middle child was born with Down’s Syndrome and our youngest was born with hydrocephalus and a weaker left side. We really thought our hiking days as a family would be …
In Chile’s Patagonia the Marble Caves (Capillas de Marmol) offer a once in a lifetime experience. Hugging the coastline of General Carrera Lake, the waves have been shaping these caverns, tunnels and pillars for over 6,000 years creating dimples, nooks and crannies in the rock. The caves are intense stained-glass colours of turquoise, aquamarine, seafoam …
Parque Patagonia is one of our favourite national parks with its sweeping views, wonderful hikes and pretty luxurious camping facilities. Originally a Douglas Tompkins park, it’s easy to see why Tompkins made his second home here. In 2020 the park was in the process of being transferred from the Tompkins Trust to Conaf (Chile’s park …