Destin-Nation Chile: An Adventurer's Southern Playground

by Kraig Becker Subscribe to Kraig Becker's posts Posted Jun 22nd 2011 07:00 AM

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When it comes to adventure travel options, few places on the planet can rival Chile. Squeezed between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes, the South American country has long been a popular destination for backpackers, climbers, and paddlers looking to explore some of the most remote and beautiful wildernesses on the planet.


Over 4,000 miles long, but averaging just 110 miles wide, Chile offers widely varying climates for visitors to enjoy, from the incredibly dry deserts of the north to the windswept mountains and fjords of the south.


The gateway to Chilean adventure is Santiago, the country's capital and cultural hub. Centrally located, it can be reached by overnight flight from several U.S. cities and its airport offers regular domestic flights to Tierra del Fuego and Punta Arenas in the south, as well as Calama in the north. Visas are available on arrival and are good for the life of a passport, making adventurers' inevitable return visits a breeze.

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visitpatagonia

For more information on visiting Chile and specially on a personal guided tour to the southern part of the country please contact us at: visitpatagonia@aol.com

June 25 2011 at 11:37 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
visitpatagonia

For more information on visiting Chile and specially on a guided tour to the southern part of the country
you may contact us at: visitpatagonia@aol.com.

June 25 2011 at 11:32 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply