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The Benefits of Visiting Torres del Paine in Low-Season

October 25, 2016 - 10:46

A trip to Torres del Paine is in the works. But which season is the best time to visit?

You’ve done your research. You’ve seen the pictures. You know that summer is  usually the prime time to visit Torres del Paine National Park. The comfortable temperatures, verdant greenery, and (mostly) clear skies of Patagonia in December through February have made the southern summer the most popular season in which to see Chile’s star national park in all its glory. However...

Cascada's 25 Favorite Adventure Destinations In and Around Chile

October 20, 2016 - 12:25
Los Cuernos del Paine

So, you want to come to Chile! Awesome! But with so many geographically and culturally diverse places to visit in such a long country, how do you pick the best spots so you get the most out of your trip? From all of us here at Cascada Expediciones - all seasoned adventurers who’ve traveled and lived all over this amazing country - here are our top 25 recommendations for adventurous destinations in and around Chile.


Chilean Patagonia

A sneak "peak" at the opening of EcoCamp's 2016/2017 season!

September 15, 2016 - 13:30

Perched on a hilltop in a place so naturally splendid it was voted the eighth wonder of the world, dwarfed by the sheer size and majesty of Torres del Paine National Park’s eponymous granite spires in the background, the mushroom-headed domes of EcoCamp Patagonia huddle close to the ground against the cold. Wind ripples at the ivy-green tarp covers, dappled by sunlight and passing clouds. Staff in cozy sweaters and fleeces bustle around, delivering fresh sheets, blankets, and fluffed pillows.

Chile’s vendimia season: A wine-lover’s dream

March 31, 2016 - 10:17
Chilean wine region

With friends, at a barbeque, in front of a fire, when celebrating, for romance, with great food, to toast an achievement, savor a moment, or simply because your day’s work has ended - whatever the reason, wine is a welcome addition to so many of life’s moments! In Chile, we know this all too well. After centuries of production, Chile’s wines have recently experienced a boom in popularity and the country is now a major player as a grape and wine producer and exporter.