Chile Travel Tips

Wine Tasting in Chile and Argentina

By Viator, August 2014

Despite being all-too-often overlooked in favor of big-name European or North American brands, South America has been producing some of the world’s finest wines since as early as the 16th century, ...  Read more

Trips to Torres del Paine

By Viator, August 2014

The views on the open steppe of Patagonia, carved by glaciers and wind that pushes trees into gnarled forms are only part of what inspire people to visit Chile’s Torres del Paine. Diminutive trees ...  Read more

Skiing in South America

By Viator, August 2014

South America may pride itself in its dedication to sports such as futbol, but the region is also home to some of the world’s best skiing and snowboarding sites. American travelers looking for the ...  Read more

Santiago Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

Despite its location in South America, Santiago has a distinctly European feel, from its neoclassical architecture to its efficient metro system, Santiago is one of South America’s most ...  Read more

Ski Tours from Santiago

By Viator, June 2014

Thanks to its location near the base of the Andes mountain range, Santiago, Chile, is essentially South America’s “ski town.” With multiple major resorts within a couple of hours from Chile’s capital ...  Read more

Natural Wonders in San Pedro de Atacama

By Viator, May 2014

There's no doubt that the natural features surrounding San Pedro Atacama make the area so incredible. The desert is vast, yet visitors can still get a good sampling of what the region has to offer ...  Read more

Day Trips from San Pedro de Atacama

By Viator, May 2014

San Pedro de Atacama serves as an ideal starting point for a variety of day trips through North Chile. Getting to the popular El Tatio Geysers requires an early-morning departure, with pick-ups from ...  Read more

Archaeology in San Pedro de Atacama

By Viator, May 2014

The area surrounding San Pedro de Atacama is rich in archaeological remains for two main reasons, the first being that the desert's extremely dry conditions have often led to preservation of various ...  Read more

3 Days in San Pedro de Atacama: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, May 2014

From the moment you land in Calama, through your drive to the oasis town of San Pedro de Atacama, you know that you’re in for something special. This is the desert like you've never seen it before, ...  Read more

3 Days in Patagonia: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, May 2014

At the southern terminus of the Panamerican Highway, a fantastic, glacier-carved realm of natural beauty begins. This is the gateway to Antarctica, guarded by sharp-toothed granite peaks and ...  Read more

Wine Tasting Near Santiago

By Viator, April 2014

It is no secret that many people come to Chile for the wine, and even people for whom it’s not their only reason for coming to Chile usually make time to visit a winery or two. And with good reason.  ...  Read more

Chile’s Sanctuary of Lo Vásquez

By Viator, November 2012

In the mostly Roman Catholic country of Chile, every year, tens of thousands of religious pilgrims make the 50-mile (80-km) trek from Santiago to the sanctuary of Lo Vásquez on December 7th and ...  Read more

3 Days in North Chile: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2010

The Atacama Desert of Northern Chile is the driest spot on earth, where rainfall is measured in millimeters and centuries. Caught up between the Andes and a string of snowcapped volcanoes, including ...  Read more

Valparaiso Tours from Santiago

By Viator, August 2010

Chile is one of South America’s most diverse, stable and prosperous countries, and Valparaiso exemplifies all of these. From its rich, European-influenced cultural heritage to its bustling seaport, ...  Read more

When to Go to Patagonia

By Paige , Nicaragua, December 2012

As South America narrows to a slender cone, pointing the way toward icy Antarctica, the climate and landscape change dramatically. Rather than the lush tropical rainforest of the Amazon or arid ...  Read more

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