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October 5, 2012 - 14:04
So you’ve decided to visit Patagonia? Excellent choice! You’ve probably even picked out exactly which stunning landmarks you can’t wait to hike to. But you may not yet know that there are many other ways to explore this spectacular natural landscape at the ends of the earth. Take a look at our suggestions below, because the best part of your Patagonian adventure may not just be what you see, but how you see it.
October 4, 2012 - 15:16
World Tourism Day was celebrated on the 27th September 2012, with the theme of Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development. The idea behind this year’s theme was to promote the use of sustainable energy sources in tourism and draw attention to the efforts that many tourism providers have already made in the field of sustainable energy.
October 3, 2012 - 15:24
Temperatures may be dropping by the day in the Northern Hemisphere, but here in Chile, spring is only just beginning. With hiking routes all the way from the Atacama Desert in the North to Patagonia in the far South, there’s never been a better time to dust off your hiking boots and start planning your trek in Chile. This list brings together the routes you wont want to miss.
October 2, 2012 - 17:31
September in Chile brings the Fiestas Patrias, a two-day celebration of independence that often expands to fill a whole week. With parades, parties and a lot of drinking and eating, this is a great opportunity to get a taste for the best that Chile has to offer, but it can leave you feeling overindulged. Here are our top tips on how to enjoy the main attractions of this national holiday and the best ways to recover afterwards.
September 25, 2012 - 12:23
Enjoy 50% off EcoCamp’s brand new extensions this October during your EcoCamp stay! Patagonia Fly Fishing, Torres del Paine to Perito Moreno and Patagonia Horse Riding are all new extension activities for EcoCamp 2012/13 season and everyone staying at EcoCamp between October 1st - 31st can save 50% on all of these Patagonian experience enhancers!
September 13, 2012 - 14:32
In a ceremony hosted last night in Santiago by Chile’s Federation of Tourism Businesses (, EcoCamp Patagonia was awarded Chile’s Most Sustainable Tourism Company prize for 2012. The prize was received by EcoCamp's proud owners Javier Lopez, Yerko Ivelic and Nani Astorga.
September 11, 2012 - 13:17
EcoCamp’s Extension series continues with another classic Patagonian activity, horseback riding!
August 31, 2012 - 19:37
In a country as long as Chile there’s a thousand places to visit, but how do you really get the local life experience while travelling? We interviewed members of the Cascada team about their top picks for exploring Chile like a local! Here’s what they came up with.
August 27, 2012 - 15:28
On Friday August 24th Cascada Expediciones attended a seminar hosted by Chile’s government-run National Tourism Service (SERNATUR) and private institution Turismo Chile about the new trends in adventure tourism in Chile.
August 21, 2012 - 15:31
El Mercurio, one of Chile’s broadsheet newspapers, published a list of Chile’s 10 Most Coveted Spots in yesterday’s Sunday supplement. In addition to Chile’s most famous hotspots - Torres del Paine National Park, San Pedro de Atacama and Easter Island - the country houses a selection of hidden gems, particularly popular with foreign visitors. Here’s a rundown of Chile’s most sought after locations.