Chile is a vibrant and culturally varied country where there’s always something going on. Whether you’re looking for something cultural, musical, sporting or religious, a one-off experience or an annual treat, you can guarantee there’ll be something for you. Check out our month-by-month guide to the best events in Chile for 2016!
On March 10th 2016, the huge ice arch at Perito Moreno Glacier, in Los Glaciares National Park, collapsed - a spectacular phenomenon that only happens every 4 to 5 years. Approximately 4000 people were there to witness the event.
While travelers sometimes disregard Low and Shoulder Season, these months offer numerous benefits such as cheaper flights, the National Park’s changing color palette, the pleasure of less crowded trails - and offers on Torres del Paine tours.
Chile is a country whose shape makes a road trip quite ridiculously simple. Long and thin, the Andes a constant companion to the east and the calming knowledge that the west coast is never far away, it is difficult to lose your bearings. Pretty basic - head south and the mountains are on your left… head north and they are on your right.
If you are fortunate enough to have a few spare days either side of your stopover in Santiago, then I cannot recommend a visit to Cajon del Maipo strongly enough. Honestly, get yourself over there - only an hour and a half bus or car journey from Santiago.
On a rare cloudy Friday afternoon in Santiago, Vicky and I went on an E-bike tour of Santiago, taking in the sites with minimal effort - but still getting the rewarding feeling of powering your own adventure (sort of).
At Cascada Expediciones and EcoCamp Patagonia we believe in giving back to our local environment which is why we have pledged to give a sum of money to the Torres del Paine Legacy Fund. The fund supports sustainable projects around the national park - and we are teaming up with
Picture the scene: You awake to the crisp morning air as the sun begins to peep over the jagged mountain tops. You eat your fill of a hearty, warming breakfast and hit the trail. The only sounds are the birds, the wind, the trees and your own footfall. You and your hiking group are the only people around for miles. Patagonia is all yours...
The reality of travelling to Patagonia is often a little different. Visitors from all around the world flock to this area of outstanding natural beauty in their thousands each high season and you might have to work to find your little piece of personal Patagonia. But it doesn’t have to be that way! We take a look at five reasons you should consider visiting Patagonia during April’s blissful Indian summer.