It comes as no surprise to our Yampu Travel Experts that the underrated destination of Chile has been selected as the number one country to visit in 2018 in the world by Lonely Planet. This thin sliver of land meanders around the pacific coast line of South America, offering numerous landscapes to discover. From the worlds driest desert of Atacama in the North, to the majestic mountain peaks of the untamed Patagonia in the south, to the best wine regions in the world sandwiched in-between, Chile has nothing to offer but more.
Neighboring Yampu’s home roots of Peru, Chile has long been one of our beloved destinations for hundreds of Yampu Explorers since the beginning. If you are to take Lonely Planet’s advice and explore this wonderous country in the coming year, look no further than Yampu’s knowledgeable travel experts to help you start planning! For some inspiration to build your personal trip, take a look at some of our top picks in each of Chile’s exciting regions;
One of the best experiences to have while traveling is embracing the culture of the area, and what is more cultural than the local dishes that one can savor during their travels? When traversing through foreign lands it is important to not only view the sites, but to use every one of the senses to have a full experience. Smell the fresh products selected from the local market, and of course taste and savor the unique flavors that the country has to offer.
One Week in Chile begins in the bustling capital of Santiago, where you will spend two days exploring this fascinating and modern city, and its surroundings. While in Santiago you will visit the nearby Casablanca Valley, well-known for its crisp white wine varietals, and the attractive cities of Valparaiso and Vina del Mar. Leaving Santiago, you will travel to the Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa in San Pedro de Atacama. Set in the midst of a desert oasis, this deluxe hotel offers a great opportunity for daily treks to volcanoes, salt flats, and hot springs
Explore the Chilean side of Patagonia with Torres del Paine National Park, home to beautiful mountains, large glaciers, and rich lakes and rivers; this is a very popular destination for Yampu travelers. Enjoy a full day of activities in the wilds of Patagonia including hiking, horse-riding or kayaking.
Located near several other amazing destinations, remember that Yampu specializes in creating personalized, single and multi-country experiences! From a brief Chilean experience to a detailed South American exploration with Peru, Bolivia, and Argentina, Yampu will ensure your trip is private, personal, and sophisticated.
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