Chile lies along the west coast of South America and offers an abundance of attractions. You can visit the renowned Easter Island and its fascinating Maoi Statues or head over to the Lago Carrera General peninsula and see the marble caves. If you’re an animal lover, Isla Magdalena has you covered, as this island is home to hundreds of penguins that you can come quite close to for a truly unforgettable experience.
At a Glance:
- Go to Isla Magdalena to see the penguins. This island is within close proximity to Punta Arenas and is definitely worth a visit if just to see this lovely species in their natural habitat.
- Go trekking in Torres del Paine National Park, not only one of the most popular hikes in South America but one of the most famous hikes worldwide!
- You cannot miss The Marble Caves in the Lago Carrera General, which is one of the most spectacular landmarks in the whole of Chile. You will be taken aback by its enchanting and fascinating geological formations which are located in the Patagonian Andes.
- Visit the Atacama Desert, one of the driest places on Earth and explore San Pedro de Atacama, an oasis town in the middle of the desert.