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.

Things to do

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.

7 Day EcoCamp W Trek - Day Five

7 Day EcoCamp W Trek - Day Five

Torres del Paine, Chile

The fifth day of this seven day trek will be a truly memorable experience, completing one of the finest trekking trails in the Torres del Paine National Park, the jewel in Chilean Patagonia's crown.

7 Day EcoCamp W Trek - Day Seven

7 Day EcoCamp W Trek - Day Seven

Torres del Paine, Chile

Say goodbye to EcoCamp Patagonia and continue your onward journey. Whichever direction you're headed in today, it'll be a beautifully scenic ride to get there.

7 Day EcoCamp W Trek - Day Six

7 Day EcoCamp W Trek - Day Six

Torres del Paine, Chile

After yesterday's strenuous activity, today offers a more gentle walk but promises to be no less thrilling thanks to stunning views of the Patagonian steppe.

7 Day EcoCamp W Trek - Day Three

7 Day EcoCamp W Trek - Day Three

Torres del Paine, Chile

Today is a challenging yet rewarding trek to the Valle Frances (French Valley), along a steep trail that leads to the very heart of the Paine Massif.

Aconcagua Valley Wine Tour

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.

Archeological Walk

Archeological Walk

Patagonia, Chile

Enjoy this interesting half day walk along the north perimeter of the Torres del Paine National Park before returning to Explora Patagonia for a barbecue.

Authentic Chilean Seafood at the Mercado Central

Authentic Chilean Seafood at the Mercado Central

Santiago, Chile

For some authentic Chilean fare, you can’t beat the range of dishes on offer at the seafood restaurants at Santiago’s Mercado Central. With over 3000 miles of coastline, Chile has an incredible variety of seafood.

Awasi family adventures

Awasi family adventures

Atacama, Northern Chile

Families have endless options to enjoy as they explore the Atacama - sand boarding, mountain biking and learning about the wildlife. The Northern Hemisphere summer months are the best time to visit, so this fits in perfectly with school holidays.

Bike rides in the Atacama

Bike rides in the Atacama

Northern Chile, Chile

Choose from 5 different bike trails, with varying difficulties to see more of the breath taking landscape on wheels. There are options for more advanced mountain bikers and also options for families.

Cornisas Hike

Cornisas Hike

Northern Chile, Chile

Explore the beauty of the cornices of the Cordillera de la Sal with breathtaking views of the Oasis.

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