Hiking in Chile

Discover the epic treks and trails along the Pacific Coast of southern South America!

From the Atacama Desert down to Punta Arenas, Chile is an astonishing destination filled with intrigue and wonder! Take advantage of its captivating diversity and culture by hiking through its varied terrain from the Pacific Coast to the top of the Andes!

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The flora and fauna of Chile are as eclectic as the cultures dotting the mountains, deserts, coastline, and plains of this vast country. Each adventure yields its own unique cultural enrichment, from the Andes and the Atacama to Valparaiso and all the way down to Punta Arenas. Decide what amazing natural feature you want to hike and explore, and Chile will deliver!


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Peso (CLP)

Best Time to Visit

Depending on when you are traveling, you can visit Chile year round! Some of the higher altitude hikes are reserved for the summer months (December through March)

What is the Weather Like

The weather varies greatly across the country. In the north, the climate is arid, The ice field and high altitude weather can be volatile, with extreme temperatures in the south

How to Get There

Flying into Santiago is the most reliable mode of transportation to Chile. In the north, Arica and Antofagasta are great jumping off points for the Atacama Desert. Further south, Concepcion is a possible point of entry. Punta Arenas is considered a disembarking destination for Antarctica

More info about Hiking in Chile:

Chile is a country in South America known for tall mountains and long rivers. It borders the Pacific Ocean to the west and Argentina to the east. It also shares a border with Peru and Bolivia in the north. Its unique geographic shape lends itself to a compelling history, including a biodiversity and network of ecosystems that are the rare byproduct of its longitudinal range. Santiago serves as a major transportation hub in the center of the country, with many exciting programs taking place further to the north and south. The Andes Mountains on the border with Argentina serve as a hiker’s playground. The arid north offers a very different trek than the other elevated programs throughout central Chile and further south to the glaciated parts of the country

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