Like much of South America the country of Chile is incredibly photogenic. The scenery is among the best in the world with lakes, geysers, mountains, deserts, valleys and rivers all painting a beautiful backdrop that is just waiting to be photographed and admired. Here we have selected some of our favourite photographs of Chile highlighting the sights you can expect to see on your trip to Chile...

Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine is incredibly photogenic with awe-inspiring landscapes that need to be seen in real life to be appreciated. This region is the main attraction of Chile and deservedly so, as it is one of the most stunning locations on earth.

Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine

Lake Grey in Torres del Paine National Park

Lake Grey is a beautiful lake in Torres del Paine national park that is fed from a giant glacier at one end of the lake. Day cruise tours are possible from Puerto Natales.

Lake Grey

Lake Grey

Atacama's Desert Lakes

The Atacama deset is famous for being the driest place on earth, but it also home to some stunning high-altitude salt lakes. These lakes are located in wonderful locations, often surrounded by a volcanic back-drop, and are home to a variety of wildlife including flamingos.

Altiplano Lakes in Atacama

Atacama Desert Lakes

Moon Valley in Atacama Desert

The Valle de la Luna (Moon Valley) in Chile's atacama desert region is near to the town of San Pedro de Atacama. Over thousands of years wind and rain have carved the stones and rocks in this valley into stunning and unique shapes making this a bizarre but beautiful place to experience.

Moon Valley Atacama

atacama moon valley sunset

The Night Sky in the Atacama

The Atacama Desert is world famous for its clear skies and is home to large observatories and telescopes to watch the stars. However you don't need a telescope to appreciate the power of the universe - due to the altitude and lack of light pollution all you need to do is cast your gaze upwards to see the wonder of the milky way stretching across the night sky.

Night Sky in the Atacama Desert

Frutillar in the Lake District

The small city of Frutillar is located on the shores of Lake Llanquihue in the beautiful Lake District region near to Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas. The city itself is pretty but most people visit this region for the views of Osorno Volcano across the lake.

Frutillar Pier Lake District

Chilhoe Island

This delightful island off the western coast of Chile is in the Lake District region of the country. The island has rich wildlife and incredible scenery and is also well known for its UNESCO World Heritage listed wooden churches.

chiloe tenaun

Easter Island

This iconic island and UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most remote and mysterious places on Earth, covered in almost 900 monolithic "Moai" statues carved by the islands long lost original inhabitants hundreds of years ago. 

Easter Island

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