The variety of outdoor activities that Chile offers is enormous, in fact, our country has been awarded in the last five years as Best Adventure Destination in South America by the World Tourism Awards. The geography of Chile offers fascinating destinations, ideal for lovers of nature and adventure.
Here we share some destinations that stand out for their beauty and adventurous spirit:
Hidden Lagoons of Baltinache in Atacama
The entire Atacama Desert is an adventure trip; however, we recommend that you go to the hidden lagoons of Baltinache. A trip on a 45 km gravel road in the middle of the desert that takes you to beautiful secret saltwater lagoons.
Radal 7 cups in the Maule region
Located between Curicó and Talca, this National Park has six trekking trails from 300 m to 15 km long between forests and diverse fauna. Here you can enjoy the famous view of the seven cups, the seven connected waterfalls and other beautiful waterfalls. In the park there are campsites and cabins.
Valley of the condors, a paradise for climbing and camping
This valley located near Talca has become a famous climbing destination, offering at least 12 sectors with rock walls for the most enthusiastic. It is also a place of total disconnection, without a telephone signal and with the possibility of camping with great views of the valley.
Villarrica volcano near Pucón
There are more than 100 active volcanoes in Chile, but the Villarrica volcano with its 2,847 meters high is special, it is one of the most alive in South America. Also, you can walk to its snowy peak and see its crater up close. A show that leaves you breathless, after around 4 hours of ascent you will be in front of the 200-meter diameter crater with a magma lagoon inside, a direct look at the heart of the planet.
Cochamó for trekking lovers
The Cochamó valley has routes and trails for trekkers that border the Río Cochamó from the town of La Junta. One of its main attractions is its famous slides. In La Junta there are several camping options, you can also choose to accompany your journey with horseback riding.
Puerto Río Tranquilo and a glacier hike
From this port you can hire a unique expedition to do ice hiking on the Exploradores Glacier and delve into its crevices and caverns. This town located on the shores of General Carrera Lake in the Aysén region has been growing in opportunities for tourism thanks to its great natural attractions nearby, the San Rafael Lagoon, the Marble Cathedrals and the imposing Exploradores Glacier. In this port you can live the experience of free camping.
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