Chile Tips

RIO CLARILLO NATIONAL RESERVE!!!

Río Clarillo National Reserve it was created in 1982 to preserve the natural environment of central Chile and its native species, including the Cordilleran Cypress. Río Clarillo is the Chilean national park nearest to Santiago, at a distance of 45 kilometers.

Where?
Río Clarillo

Source: CONAF

PUYEHUE NATIONAL PARK!!

  Puyehue National Park is located in the Andes mountain range, in Los Ríos and Los Lagos regions of Chile. The park boasts 220,000 acres of natural thermal springs, volcanoes, and evergreen forests, after having been expanded in 1950 and 1981. The park is Chile’s most visited national park with 400,000 people enjoying it each year.
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CONAF

VILLARRICA!!

For a lot of people, Villarica is the most beautiful city in Chile, not just for the city itself but for the amazing landscape that has around. Villarica is surrounded by a lot of touristic places, like Pucon, Lican Ray, the Villarica Volcano, The Ojos de Caburga, and the Villarica lake. If you are in Santiago and you are going to the south, this pretty city is waiting for you.

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Villarica

RENE MAGRITTE IN CHILE!!!

Ralli Museum in Santiago exhibits the exceptional individual engraving of the outstanding Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte. The samples from Museo Ralli Punta del Este are composed of 24 works of medium format, all belonging to the Ralli Collection and among which stand out: “La belle captive” and “Le dernier cri” of the same year of his death.

Where?
Alonso de Soto Mayor 4110, Vitacura, Santiago.

Source: Museo Ralli

SANTIAGO MARKETS!!

Pedaling with us by some of the most famous markets in South America. Fill your senses with fruits, vegetables, and seafood that you can only find in Chile. By bike, you will get to places outside the traditional tourist routes where the authentic inhabitants of Santiago live.

Duration?
3 hours

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La Bicicleta Verde

SNOW HIKE!!

Discover the Andes Mountains through a winter panorama in the Maipo Canyon with snowshoes. Includes a visit to the main town San Jose de Maipo and lunch at swiss refugee 2300 meters of altitude. Hike of 4km.

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AndoAndes

VOLCANO & HOT SPRINGS!!

A remote, majestic and quiet place at the foot of the Andes Mountains, Baños Colina is located about 104 km from Santiago and at 2.500 meters. These natural pools have temperatures reaching up to 50°C and are arranged as outdoor terraces, by calcareous deposits. Enjoy a relaxing and therapeutic hot springs bath in the Andes after a 3 km hike to the view point of the San Jose Volcano.

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AndoAndes

Source:  AndoAndes

ANDES DAY LAGOON!!

Take the magic of the mountains with you! With the best views of the Andes in Cajon del Maipo, connect with nature in an environment of peace and fresh mountain air.Discover the Embalse El Yeso and let yourself be surprised by the landscape, along with our team of guides.

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AndoAndes

ANDES HORSEBACK!!

Let yourself be guided by traditional mountain herders trough majestic landscapes on horseback. Live an unique experience in the Andes mountain range!!!

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AndoAndes

LAUCA NATIONAL PARK!!

Are you going to the north of Chile after Santiago? Hostal Providencia recommends you to visit one of the highlights of that part of the world, The Lauca National Park!!. One of the main attractions of the park is the small lacustrine area formed by Chungará and Cotacotani lakes, which lies at the foothills of the Payachata Volcanic group.

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Parque Nacional Lauca

CHILE`S RED LAGOON!

Camarones is a city and commune in the Arica y Parinacota Region in the north of Chile. Lately famous for being the place where is located the Red Lagoon, unknown for the Chilean service of tourism until 2009. Named like this for the strong red of its waters produced for the minerals and the temperatures that fluctuate between the 40 and 50º celsius.

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Laguna Roja

CARRETERA AUSTRAL!!!!

Are you adventurous and looking for new experiences?  The Chilean Patagonia has one the most beautiful and unknown places on earth.  The Carretera Austral runs about 1.200 km from Puerto Montt to Villa O`Higgins through rural Patagonia.

Highlights?
Queulat National Park
Caleta Tortel
O`Higgins Glacier
The Marble Cathedral

SANTIAGO CABLE CAR!

Inaugurated in 1980 closed in 2009 and reopened  2016, the Santiago cable car is one of the favorites promenades for the tourists and also for the people of Santiago.  You can travel 4,8 km from Pedro de Valdivia until Pio Nono in 20 minutes enjoying the beautiful view that offers the capital of Chile.

How much?
1300 clp.

ELQUI VALLEY!!

Chile is known for its wines, the Atacama Desert, the Torres del Paine National Park, Pablo Neruda but also for its excellent Piscos. In the Elqui Valley, you will be able to visit the processing plants of Pisco as well as the observatories for your enjoyment of the first International Shrine of the Dark Skies of the World.

PUNTA DE LOBOS!

Punta de Lobos is a little town located 6 km to the north of Pichilemu most know for being one of the best spots in south America to surf and nominated as the 7th world surfing reserve by Save The Waves Coalition. If you like the sun and the big waves Punta de Lobos is your next stop!

Where to stay?
Surfarm

SAN RAFAEL LAKE!

The San Rafael lake covers 123 square kilometers, and is within the National Park of the same name. It is characterized by its majestic glaciers its imposing landscapes and its rich fauna. Without a doubt one of the most beautiful and remote places of the South of the continent.

Where?
Aysén Region, Chile.

TORRES DEL PAINE!

Declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO and the eighth wonder of the world in 2013, Torres del Paine National Park is undoubtedly a world-class tourist attraction that delights for so many reasons that it becomes difficult to put it into words.

Where?
112 kilometers north of Puerto Natales.

SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA!

In the last decades, San Pedro de Atacama has become one of the main tourist centers of Chile, being the starting point for the various routes through the Atacameño highlands. In its surroundings are important attractions such as the geysers of the Tatio, the Valley of the Moon and the National Reserve the Flamingoes.

Where?
Región de Atacama, Provincia de Loa.

RADAL 7 TAZAS!

Located in the municipality of Molina in the Region of Maule, Radal 7 Tazas offers to the visitors, one of the most beautiful icons of the 7th Region. His best attraction are the water falls and falls of the Claro river as well as its protection of fauna like the Pudú and the Condor.

How Much?
5.000 clp

More information?
CONAF

Climbing the Aconcagua

We found a great place for you to contact if you’re into mountaineering and climbing Aconcagua: Aconcagua Expeditions.

They are located at the foot of Aconcagua mountain  in Mendoza, Argentina, and provide guided climbing and trekking expeditions to Aconcagua with the complete logistic services to Aconcagua Mountain Expeditions (equipment, mules, porters, etc.).

One of the most important things to keep in mind is the equipment list. Follow this last link to get the information because this is crucial for climbing Aconcagua and being safe.

Full contact information:

  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Fix Phone: (+54-261) 425-1983
  • Cell Phone: (+54-9-261) 618-1000