Things to Do in Chile
Thanks to its hugely varied landscape there are many things to do in Chile, the biggest challenge can be deciding what to do in Chile with the time you have available! Chile highlights range from food and wine tasting in Santiago and the Central Valley, to fly fishing in the Chilean Lake District, to hiking or kayaking in Chilean Patagonia.
Although these activities are highlights in each of the associated destinations you can in fact go hiking in most regions of Chile as well as horse riding, cycling, wildlife watching and do not underestimate experiencing the mouth-watering regional cuisine. Kayaking, sailing and fishing are great activities in the Lake District and in Patagonia in the warmer months. Skiing, ice-walking and other snow sports are available in the Winter. Check our guide on the best time to visit to see when you’ll be taking your skis and when you’ll need your wetsuit! Whether you have a destination in Chile in mind, or the activities that you want to experience our Chile travel specialist team will be able to recommend what to do in Chile to make your trip unforgettable.
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7 Day EcoCamp W Trek - Day One
Torres del Paine, Patagonia
From Punta Arenas, Chile's southernmost city, head out to EcoCamp Patagonia, located in the world-famous Torres del Paine National Park. On the way stop for lunch at Puerto Natales, a small town on the shores of the beautiful Seno de Ultima Esperanza.
Aconcagua Valley Wine Tour
Santiago and Central Valley, Chile
Savour premium wine tasting at the vineyards of Chile's Aconcagua Valley in the shadow of the Western Hemisphere's highest peak. Visit Chile's oldest and iconic vineyards as well boutique and high-scoring wineries, followed by lunch at Errazuriz.
Atacama ATV Lake Safari
Atacama Desert, Chile
Best for: Adventure
Drive across the vast lunar Atacama desert on ATVs for an exhilarating adventure! Explore the driest desert on Earth and reach stunning lagoons where you can hop in for a refreshing swim, before crossing back over beautiful sand dunes and riverbeds.