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Chile has some of the most dramatic scenery in the world and trying to decide where to go is a challenge. Attractions range from the Atacama, the world driest desert, the snow-capped Andes mountain range, coastal rainforest, glaciers and world-class vineyards. This compact Highlights guide summarizes the countrys top spots and helps travelers select the optimum route for an organized tour or when planning a self-drive trip.


Chile Highlights offers unmatched coverage of this huge and diverse country, allowing you to select your ideal itinerary.

About the Author

Tim Burford writes hiking and ecotourism guides, specializing in Latin America and eastern Europe.

Table of Contents

Part One: Introducing Chile

Chapter 1 Background Information. History, People, Culture.

Chapter 2 The Natural World. Geography and climate, Natural history, Conservation.  

Chapter 3 Before you Go. When to visit, Getting there, Red tape, Tour operators, Types of tour, Itineraries, Special-interest holidays, What to take.   

Chapter 4 On the Ground. Health, Safety, Money and tipping, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Shopping, Media and communications, Cultural etiquette, Travelling Positively. 

Part Two: Chile highlights

Chapter 5 Santiago and region. Getting there and away, Getting around, Highlights, Restaurants, bars and  nightlife, Cultural activities and festivals, Shopping, Tours, Museums, Other attractions, Beyond the city  

Chapter 6 Central Chile. Intro, Valparaíso, Viña del Mar, Portillo.

Chapter 7 The North. Intro, La Serena, Copiapó, Antofagasta, San Pedro de Atacama, Iquique, Arica, Lauca and Isluga National Parks.   

Chapter 8  South of Santiago. Intro, San Fernando and the Wine Road, Chillán, Concepción, Los Angeles, Temuco, Villarrica, Pucón, Valdivia, Puyehue National Park, Puerto Varas and around Lago Llanquihue, Puerto Montt and beyond   

Chapter 9 Chiloé and the Carretera Austral. Intro, Ancud, Castro, Chiloé National Park, the Carretera Austral  

Chapter 10 The Far South: Magallanes and Tierra del Fuego. Intro, Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine National Park, Into Argentina, Tierra del Fuego.

Chapter 11 Easter Island.


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Burford, Tim
Bradt Travel Guides
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208 color pages and 10 maps
8.5 x 5.25 in

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