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When and where to see Chile’s wildlife

Chile is home to an abundance of wildlife and a lot of travelers visit this corner of the world to spend some time trying to catch a glimpse of the whales, dolphins, penguins, birds and land animals that live here. If you’re thinking of joining them, make sure you know when and where to see them!

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5 destinations for a romantic getaway in Chile

From picture-perfect sunsets and glittering night skies to secluded beaches and luxury hotels, Chile is the perfect place for couples to celebrate a honeymoon, an anniversary, or just being together. And it was voted South America’s most romantic destination in 2022 by the World Travel Awards!

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Did you know you can skip the Drake Passage?

The Drake Passage at the southern tip of South America is one of the most tumultuous seas in the world. But for those with less sturdy sea legs (and stomachs!) heading directly to Antarctica, an air-cruise is definitely the better option! 

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Where to go: Northern or Southern Patagonia?

So you want to go to Patagonia, but don’t know where exactly? It’s one of the most beautiful, wild, and fascinating parts of the world. It’s also incredibly diverse so once you know what kind of activities you want to do, or what kind of environment you want to be in, it’s much easier to decide if Northern or Southern Patagonia is best for you!

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Everything you need to know about puma tracking

Seeing a puma is a life-changing moment; it alters something inside of you. That’s what the puma-tracking guide, Victor, explained when Ecochile spoke to him about all things puma and what you can expect from a puma-tracking experience in Patagonia. With 18 years of experience as a mountain, ski and tour guide, and brimming with passion when he talks about seeing Patagonia’s wildlife, here are Victor’s top tips!

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Off-the-beaten-path treks in Chile

While the classic treks take our breath away every time, there’s so much more to explore off the beaten path. Explore the paths of Chile’s hidden treasures and make your trip unique.

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10 Restaurant Recommendations in Santiago

From experimental to traditional cuisine, from indigenous flavours to fusions, there’s so much for your tastebuds to discover. During your stay in Santiago, you’ll be overwhelmed with choice, but here are our top ten restaurant recommendations for places to eat.

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10 things I wish I knew before visiting Antarctica

Visiting Antarctica doesn’t happen every day. Yet because so few visit this southern continent and know its extremes, it can be hard to know what to expect. Here are our top tips for anyone thinking of visiting Antarctica.

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Why autumn is one of the best seasons to visit Patagonia

While most travellers visit Patagonia in the summer, here’s why autumn (March-May) is the best season to visit this incredible part of the world. 

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Ultimate Patagonia Photography Itinerary

Patagonia is one of the most incredible destinations in the world for many reasons. Its remote geographic location makes it a little more difficult to reach by the masses since there are no major cities nearby.

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How to decide the best season for your Chile Trip 

Chile is a long country and, therefore, there are many different climates that have specific seasons related to the area you visit. This not only has an important factor related to weather, but it also relates to the availability of hotels and pricing.

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Why Chile is well positioned for post-pandemic travel

It is expected that 80% of the Chilean population will have been vaccinated by the end of the first semester (2021). I’s important to mention that Chile was the first Latin American country to receive the Pfizer vaccine and to begin its vaccination process in December 2020. In negotiations with laboratories, the country agreed to purchase 20 million doses with the companies Pfizer / BioNTech and Sinovac. Chile has a population of approximately 18 million inhabitants, so the entire process could be relatively “fast”. 

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