Bordering Argentina, Chile is a narrow ribbon that extends from Peru to Patagonia, and is home to some of the world’s most spectacular scenery. One of the continent's most prosperous countries, Chile offers guests a unique combination of stunning wine country, incredible food and spectacular Andean landscapes and adventure. Experience the wildernesses of Patagonia and Easter Island, the rich wine regions of the central valley, the lunar landscapes of the Atacama Desert or the granite spires and glaciers of world-famous Torres del Paine National Park. Superb opportunities for horse riding, walking, skiing, fly-fishing and off-the-beaten-path exploration exist, and Chile truly offers something to captivate the imagination of every traveller. Scott Dunn’s highlights for Chile:
- Be sure to visit Easter Island, found 3000 miles of the coast of Chile. Visit the mysterious Moai statues, or head to the Orongo ceremonial village to understand the islands interesting Polynesian history.
- Head to Puerto Montt, in Chile’s lake district, and take a boat trip through the stunning glacially formed landscape, home to the fascinating Mapuche tribe.