Top 10 Tourist Places in Chile

The variety in tourist attractions in chile makes the country really stand out from all the rest. Whether you are seeking historical and cultural knowledge or seeking an adrenaline rush; Chile is a country that has it all.

Easter Island

Easter Island

This island, located 2,000 miles away from the closest city. Tourists travel to Chile to get the opportunity to explore the mystery of the giant Moai statues built from volcanic rock many years ago. Resort prices generally include tours of the island and it is said to have some of the most intriguing sunsets in the world with the Moai forming silhouettes. Read more about Easter Island.

Puritama Hot Springs

Puritama Hot Springs

These healing waters are found 30 kilometers out of San Pedro. The pools have a constant temperature of 30 degrees Celsius that are created from the Puritama River's hot water. The baths are found in a desert, among the mountains and are said to have curing possibilities for muscular pains and rheumatism. Even the air seems purer here. You can take a tour to the Puritama Hot Springs.

Torre del Paine National Park

Torre del Paine

The park is a Biosphere Reserve and is known to be the most unspoiled place on the planet. Tourists travel from every county to trek through this park to admire the mountains, lakes, fauna and flora. The glaciers are unreal and there is a bush that grows wild called the calafate that produces a berry that locals claim you “must” eat.

El Tatio Geysers

El Tatio Geyser

Over 80 geysers are found withing the Atacama desert. The largest of the geysers is named “El Tatio” which translated means “The Grandfather”. El Tatio is difficult to reach and should only be attempted by taking a tour. There are parts of the field that are a thin crust and will not support body weight and you can get easily burned from boiling waters as many careless visitors often do. The El Tatio geyser in the Andes Mountains is the highest above sea level in the world. The best time to see them is sunrise and there a few hot geyser water pools you can safely swim in.

Petrohué Waterfalls

Petrohue Waterfalls

Located in the upper part of the Petrohué River is a chute-type waterfall located inside Vicente Peréz Rosales Park. Visitors walk through the park just to see this waterfall that offers crystal clear water with an emerald green hue. These waters moved fast! Photos here are postcard quality with the beautiful landscaping and the Torrent Duck can often be seen mastering the rapids.

Los Vilos Beach

Los Vilos

Calm waters, white sand, horse rentals and fabulous hotels make this beach one of the favorites by tourists in Chile. Diving is recommended here offering an abundant of marine life to explore and lessons are available. There is a popular fishing creek and some great nightlife.

Valle Nevado

Valle Nevado

This is the most popular ski resort in South America and attracts skiers from around the world. This resort offers the largest skiable surfaces and the highest quality snow you can find. Snowboarding is equally as popular here. The resort is fabulous and staffed with bilingual professionals. If you're a real adrenaline junkie you can be lifted by helicopter to the highest skiable mountain and get dropped off to take the long ride down.

Casablanca Valley

Casablanca Valley

If you love wine, this is the favorite spot for tourists. Located close to Santiago and close to the ocean yet front row to the vineyards that make the delicious Chilean wine. Chile is the fifth largest wine supplier in the world for a reason. Many tours are offered from any hotel you choose here to explore the vineyards, wineries and participate in tasting. Read more about the best Chilean Wines.

Villarrica Volcano

Villarrica Volcano

Chile's most active and magical, snow-covered volcano. Tourists flock to Villarrica city to tour this active landmark. Guided hikes are offered to the crater at times when volcanic activity is not seismic. Skiing is permitted on the Northern slopes and helicopter rides fly over the crater.

Miloden Cave

Miloden Cave

The cave is labeled a New Seven Wonders of Nature and is a National Monument. It is found in the Chilean Patagonia near Puerto Natales. It is made up of three caves and a formation made from rock called The Devil's Chair sits lurking there. In 1896 a discovery of bones, skin and other pieces of ground sloth of gigantic size were found. There is a life size replica of these prehistoric herbivore creature at the entrance of the cave.

The landscaping of Chile can be described as almost haunting at times, it is so untouched, natural and unlike anywhere else in the world. Tourists visit Chile with many different agenda in mind of what they are going to see and learn but they all leave planning their next trip back to this mysterious country.