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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.
August 17, 2012 - 17:29
Today, August 17th 2012, a crew of 24 Maori sailors from New Zealand set sail on their voyage to Easter Island, the world’s most isolated inhabited island. The island was annexed by Chile in 1888 and is located 3000 km off the coast, in the middle of the Pacific ocean. The most unusual aspect of the journey? The crew are planning to complete the entire voyage without GPS, maps or a compass! The group will use traditional Polynesian sailing techniques which don’t require any instruments, focusing instead on the movement of the sun, stars and moon, the ocean currents and the movement of birds and marine fauna.
August 10, 2012 - 19:45
Many travellers choose to bypass Chile and opt for neighbouring Bolivia, Peru and Argentina due to cheaper prices and famous sites like the world’s largest salt flat, lost Inca city Machu Picchu and the tangotastic Buenos Aires. While these are certainly places for your bucket list, not one of these neighbouring countries beats Chile in terms of diversity! Chile is home to the world’s driest desert, the world’s most isolated inhabited island and the windswept plains at the world’s end. Add to that the country’s fertile wine valleys, cosmopolitan capital Santiago, historical sea port Valparaiso and the volcano lined Lake District and you’ve got a country lined with travel highlights from tip to toe! Here we count down our Top 10 Chile Experiences which you can’t afford to miss.
August 8, 2012 - 12:43
What better way to extend your EcoCamp trip in Chilean Patagonia than with some classic Patagonia fly fishing? EcoCamp’s new Extra takes you to some of southern Patagonia’s most scenic rivers for an unforgettable fly fishing adventure, amid picturesque mountain scenery and Patagonian flora & fauna.
August 7, 2012 - 17:59
The best of Chilean and Argentinean Patagonia in just 24 hours?
July 31, 2012 - 17:11
Today is the final day to take advantage of EcoCamp Patagonia’s early bird special!
July 27, 2012 - 12:52
The premiere has arrived - EcoCamp is proud to present the EcoCamp Patagonia Torres del Paine W Trek video! Gemma travelled to Chilean Patagonia the final week of April to hike the famous W Trek [by Cascada Expediciones], the classic trekking adventure along the scenic mountain paths of Torres del Paine National Park. She was accompanied by American filmmaker Tino, Chilean photographer Sergio, Patagonian guides Eduardo & Pablo and a great team of trekkers from Australia and Hong Kong. Believe or not they enjoyed a record week of sunshine and no wind. Check out the Video...
July 26, 2012 - 18:12
The premiere is just around the corner - EcoCamp is proud to present the EcoCamp Patagonia Torres del Paine W Trek movie trailer!
July 20, 2012 - 17:23
Cascada’s NEW Patagonia Hiking & Chile Ski Special has been designed to offer the dual experience of skiing in the heart of the Andes Mountains and hiking through the best of Patagonia’s wildlife. This exclusive special, with 4* accommodation in Santiago de Chile and EcoCamp Suite Domes in Torres del Paine National Park, will run for a very limited time only (September 10th - 30th 2012) making the most of the end of the ski season in Chile and the start of the summer season in Patagonia.