With a vast array of unbelievable destinations like the epic mountain landscape of Torres del Paine and over 6,000km of Pacific Ocean coastline, it's hard to find a bad view in Chile. Consider the rich culture and bustling city life in Santiago and the charming old-world villages sprawling across the country, and Chile is an adventure traveler's dream.

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Backpack Torres Del Paine's "O" Circuit

Guardería Laguna Amarga, Chile

70 mi / 3900 ft gain

Backpack the W Trek in Torres del Paine National Park

Torres de Paine, Chile

43.5 mi

Hike and Camp in Cerro Castillo

Mercedes, Chile

7.5 mi / 1640.4 ft gain

Hike Mirador Las Torres

Torres de Paine, Chile

11.2 mi

Kayak the Marble Caves in Patagonia

Puerto Río Tranquilo, Chile


Camp at Lake Pehoé

Torres de Paine, Chile


Hike in Bosque Encantado (Enchanted Forest) in Patagonia

El Lobo, Chile

2.2 mi / 328.1 ft gain

Hike to the Hanging Glacier in Parque Nacional Queulat

Cisnes, Chile

2.1 mi / 656.2 ft gain

Backpack the 'Q' Circuit in Torres Del Paine

Torres de Paine, Chile

17.5 mi

Guides and stories

Discover Valle Cochamó, Where Jungles Meet Mountains

Struan James

10 Tips for Hiking Torres del Paine's W Trek in Patagonia

Will Cebron

Love and the Unknown: A Surprise Proposal in Patagonia

Marguerite McNeal

8 Things I Learned At 22,841 feet on the Summit of Aconcagua

Rachel Davidson

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