Long and narrow, Chile stretches half the length of South America, from the border of Peru in the north down to the tip of continent. From deserts to lakes, coasts to mountains and the famous fjords of Patagonia, Chile is a country of contrasts and diverse landscapes. No matter your travel preferences, there’s certainly something for everyone!
Here are 9 gorgeous photos to inspire you to visit Chile!
Santiago, the captial city, is set against the backdrop of the Andes Mountains. There’s quite a few hills, so find yourself one and enjoy the view from the top.
Valparaiso is known for its steep funiculars, street art and colourful, clifftop homes. Come prepared with good walking shoes, as you’ll want to wander all day long.
In Concon, the dunes literally meet the city. Climb them, try sandboarding, or just watch the phenomenal sunsets.
Visit the Atacama Desert and be prepared for some surreal and diverse landscapes. Bubbling geysers and hot springs, landscapes resembling other planets and blindingly white salt flats are just a part of what you’ll see in the Atacama Desert.
Discover one of the largest salt flats in the world,….
take a hike in this landscape resembling Mars, ……
or go for a dip in the salt pools (yes, you can swim in a few of them), …
or admire scenery like this. It’s all the Atacama Desert.
Gaze in awe at the Andes Mountains, which run through South America from the north right down to the southern tip, and make up the background of almost any picture.
This impressive sculpture, the Hand of the Desert, rises out of the sand in the Atacama Desert.
Fjords, glaciers and excellent hiking are found in Patagonia at the southernmost tip of South America.
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