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CHILE DESTINATION GUIDE

"From the world's driest desert to the Patagonia glaciers, and from the sunny vineyards to the Moai of Easter Island, I'll show you how to navigate all the diverse landscapes of Chile."

Travel Director
Chile at a glance
Chile is filled with the starry skies of the Atacama Desert, the golden beaches and mysterious Moai of Easter Island, the world-class wineries near Santiago, and the glacial wilderness of Patagonia. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and explore one of the world's most diverse and unspoiled countries.
Currency
Chilean peso
Winter avg temp
21°C
Summer avg temp
8°C
Time Zone
GMT-4
Capital City
Santiago
Language
Spanish
Good Morning
Buenos días
Good Evening
Buenos tardes

What to pack for Chile

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Hiking shoes

Whether you’re trekking the snowy peaks of Patagonia, or traversing ancient volcanoes in the Atacama Desert, you’ll need a sturdy pair of shoes in Chile.

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Wind and waterproof coat

The southern region of Chile is known for its fierce winds and chilly weather, so you’ll need a reliable coat to protect you from the elements.

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Reusable water bottle

Chile is full of outdoor adventure and a reusable water bottle will help you stay hydrated without contributing to the plastic waste in the pristine national parks.

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Adaptor plug

In Chile the standard voltage is 220 V and the power plugs and sockets are of type C and L. The standard frequency is 50 Hz.

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Headphones

Chile is enormous, spanning the equivalent of the entire length of the USA, and a pair of headphones will provide entertainment on the long scenic journeys.

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