With its stunning coastlines, astonishing landscapes, and desserts that make you feel you are in a Star Wars film; Chile is an amazing place to visit. There are lots of things to do in Chile and it has something for everyone from visiting a zoo, visiting award-winning wineries, shopping for luxuries, or eating at some of the world’s best restaurants.
It’s hard to decide what to see and do with so many great things to do in Chile, so we have made a list of our favourite places to visit.
Home to Andean peaks, dramatic coastlines, and otherworldly deserts, Chile has an astonishing variety of landscapes that set the scene for unforgettable adventures. You can trek through Patagonian wilderness in the deep south or buzzing beach towns in the north. In between, you’ll find award-winning wineries, art-filled bohemian enclaves, and impossibly picturesque valleys, not to mention one of South America’s most dynamic cities. The biggest challenge is deciding where to begin.
Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts
The Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts built-in 1880 is the oldest museum in South America. The incredible museum which houses stunning art collections is a must-visit for art lovers. It holds regular exhibitions so there is always something new to see. The building itself is stunning.
Chilean National Zoo
The Chilean National Zoo is a must-visit if you are visiting Chile with the family. Kids will love the zoo which opened in 1925.
It is situated inside Santiago Metropolitan Park in San Cristobal Hill. Over 12-acres the Chilean National Zoo is home to over 158 species of animals. They include jaguars, lemurs, guanacos, lions, penguins, kangaroos, elephants, and my favourite emus.
If you want to put a smile on a child’s face then visit the Chilean National Zoo, even the adults will be impressed.
You cannot visit Chile without taking a trip to the Chungara Lake which is within the exquisite Lauca National Park. If you plan to take a trip to the Chingara Lake which is the 31st highest lake in the world then don’t forget your camera. With its mountains and volcanoes, it is one of the most amazing sights you will come across in Chile.
The lake is amazing, and near the lake, you will see lots of different animals which includes foxes, llamas, and alpacas.
If you are an adrenalin junkie, then you will love Sandboarding in the Atacama Desert. Sandboarding has become a huge craze in recent years, attracting people from all over the world.
Rafting And Kayaking
Chile is filled with amazing outdoor activities and one of my favourites in rafting and kayaking. Head down to the Glacial Lakes and pristine rivers and enjoy the thrill and the speed of the water.
Wine tasting in the Colchagua Valley
If you love wine, then you need to book a Bookmundi wine tasting trip. Chile has some of the best vineyards in the world, producing some amazing wine. The wine trips allow you to see how the wine is made as well as tasting some stunning wine.
Fantasilandia, must be on your places to visit when taking a holiday in Chile. This amazing theme park is perfect for all the family especially adrenaline junkies. The Chilean theme park has lots of rides to choose from including Pirate Revenge and Tren Minero which is a fun rollercoaster.
Trekking And Hiking
If you love trekking and hiking, then you need to jump on a plane and visit Chile. It has some of the best places for trekking and hiking.