Chile Tips

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

 

PACHAMAMA BY BUS!

Pachamama By Bus is a transport network specially designed to meet the needs of independent travelers. You can get off the bus at any of the places along the route and catch another bus a few days later. You will have the freedom to do your own thing and spend as much time as you like at places along the route. They work with 2 amazing routes: Atacama Desert and Lake District. Check the prices and next departures at Pachamama By Bus!

pachamama by bus

SNOWY AUGUST!

Enjoy that we still have snow in Chile! Stay at Hostal Providencia: here InfoTour will give you all the best tips of snow tours!

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LA PARVA!

Nestled in the heart of Andes, at 2,750 meters above sea level and less than an hour from Santiago, is La Parva, an unique, exclusive and with special features of a snow village winter resort. The beauty and harmony of the architectural lines of the buildings and long glowing silhouettes of its ski slopes are perfectly visible from the city center. At sunset, from the terraces of condominiums and shelters you can see amazing sunsets and a spectacular panorama of the central valley.

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Source: La Parva Centre

ONAI HOSTEL! | LAS TRANCAS, CHILLÁN

Onai is a comfortable and cozy hostel mountain, located in the quiet village of Las Trancas, VIII Region. It’s an ideal place for relaxing after busy day of outdoor activities or simply to disconnect from the routine in a quiet place, surrounded by nature and good vibes.

onai

You can make your book from here, ask at reception!

MARGOUYA BACKPACKERS! | PUERTO VARAS

Margouya Backpackers is located in the city centre of Puerto Varas, just a few steps away from Llanquihue Lake. It is a pleasant and warm place for all the travellers that are going or coming from the great South of Chile. Inside this quaint charm and cozzy wooden house you will gather around a nice dinner table to share a delightful Chilean wine, a good broth, stories, travel information, listening to music or just reading an interesting book in the hammock.

casa margouya

You can make your book from here, ask at reception!

SURFARM HOSTEL! | PICHILEMU

Surfarm Hostel is located in the sector of Pichilemu, exactly 6 kilometers from the world-famous Punta de Lobos surf spot. The ocean, countryside, different animals and their neighbors create a relaxing environment for anyone looking for peace and tranquility. In the surrounding areas, there are many different activities that will make your stay at Surfarm unforgettable!

You can make your book from here, ask at reception!

CHILI KIWI HOSTEL! /PUCÓN

Chili Kiwi is a brand new hostel on the lakefront in the heart of Pucon town. Join them for good times and adventures: a hostel run by backpackers specially for backpackers!

chili kiwi

Where?
O’Higgins 20 – Pucón | Chile

Visit Chili Kiwi Hostel!

SANCTUARY OF NATURE!

A beautiful nature reserve where the landscape is shown surrounded by the imposing Andes, where the estuary waters intersect. Located in the upper part of Santiago, “El Arrayán”, this nature trail, is a perfect place to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities while become enchanted by the fauna and flora of the Andes area. The resort offers/have activities like fishing, picnic and barbecue areas, cycling, trekking, hiking, among many others!

santuario de la naturaleza

Where?
Way to El Cajón, 21.000 – El Arayán

How much?
Adults: 5 USD
Children: 4 USD

HOUSE MUSEUM IN VALPARAISO: VILLA VICTORIA!

If you go to Valparaíso, you can’t miss this guided tour inside an antique building where you will experience how a small colonial coastal village was able to achieve the World Heritage nomination. Learn from visitors and immigrants about their life at the port, watch the most important historical facts by means of artifacts, collection items, timelines  and enjoy a nice cup of tea or coffee at the antique Emporium (the old bakery of the house) and their handmade fresh pastry!

villa victoria

Where?
Washington Ave, 33 – Valparaiso

How much?
8.000 CLP per person

When?
Mon/fri: 11am
Sat: 12pm

CONCHA Y TORO WINERY!

Concha y Toro, one of the world’s most important wineries, is located in the picturesque rural setting of Pirque, only 1 hour out of Santiago. There you will learn about the growth and development of the vines, and will be able to visit its ancient cellars which include the “Casillero del Diablo” (Devil’s Cellar) in particular, where you will hear about the famous legend that has made chilean wine known worldwide. The tour can be made in three languages: spanish, english and portuguese!

concha y toro

Where?
Virginia Subercaseaux, 210 – Pirque

When?
Monday to sunday: 10h to 17h10

How much?
16 USD

ASTRONOMICAL TOUR!

This saturday, august 30th, go to Cajón del Maipo and enjoy the view of the planets, neighboring galaxies and the most spectacular star clusters in the Milky Way, in the outdoor observatory Hacienda Los Castaños.  There will be a workshop about astronomy and a letter will be delivered from sky, besides telescopes to see the heaven and a green laser pointers that seem to reach for the stars! The activity lasts from 18h30 to 23h!

Watch the shape of our galaxy!

Watch the shape of our galaxy!

Where?
Camino al Toyo 24171, El Toyo – San José de Maipo

When?
Satturday, august 30th

How much?
20 USD – includes workshop astronomy and observation, optical equipment
33 USD – includes workshop astronomy and observation, optical equipment, snack, food, juice, tea or coffee

ASK AT THE RECEPTION FOR MORE INFO! 🙂

HOLI FESTIVAL OF COLOURS IN CHILE!!!

Holi Festival first arrive in Chile, with its thousands of years of Hindu tradition! The full force and modernity of electronic music in a unique and magical fusion of energy will fill you with the arrival of spring, one of the things that are celebrated in the festival. Get ready for a world of colors and deco!

The Holi Festival first crossed its borders to the cities of Berlin, Dresden, Hanover and Munich in 2012

The Holi Festival first crossed its borders to the cities of Berlin, Dresden, Hanover and Munich in 2012

Where?
Holi Festival
Ciudad Empresarial – Santiago

When?
29th november, sunday

How much?
Early Bird SOLD OUT
Promotion sale from 46 USD

 

HOSTEL RURAL IN ATACAMA!!!

Going to San Pedro de Atacama? Hostel Rural provides to the visitors a pleasant and comfortable place with a youthful environment where you will have time to relax after so many activities that the city offers. It’s located 30 meters from the main street, in a quiet area, a few steps from restaurants, souvenir shops and travel agencies.

Hostal Rural has a prime location in the heart of San Pedro de Atacama

Hostal Rural has a prime location in the heart of San Pedro de Atacama

Where?
Hostel Rural
Calama, 257 – San Pedro de Atacama

 

MICHAEL BUBLÉ IN CHILE!!!

The canadian singer Michael Bublé – winner of three Grammy and over 30 million albums sold worldwide – returns to Chile on 9th september at Movistar Arena. Bublé has conquered audiences of all ages thanks to its diversity and ability to synchronize and merge rhythms. His original way of interpreting, good humor and great voice led him to be one of the most successful artists in live perfomances. The ticket sale starts next week, 29th may, by Puntoticket system, stay tuned!!!

His concert includes hits like "Home", "Everything", "Have not Met You Yet," and his latest hit "It's a Beautiful Day" from his album "To Be Loved"

His concert includes hits like “Home”, “Everything”, “Have not Met You Yet,” and his latest hit “It’s a Beautiful Day” from his album “To Be Loved”

Where?
Movistar Arena – Tupper, Santiago

When?
9th septiembre

How much?
Tickets from 45 USD