Tips for ecotourism in Chile!
Ecotourism is one of the most growing options for tourism development worldwide! Thus, ecological awareness and the well-being of the community and the environment go hand in hand with tourist practices in the most diverse regions. So, for those who wish to take tours and trips in the midst of nature this is the perfect style of tourism!
We then separated some tourist destinations in Chile for those who want to practice ecotourism! So, just get informed with our tips below, put together a script and get ready for the trip!
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National Park Torres del Paine
The great and incredible Torres del Paine National Park is one of the most complete tourist destinations for those who want to practice ecotourism in Chile! This is because the park brings together a large number of lakes, glaciers and mountains. In addition, there is good infrastructure in the park or in the surrounding cities for those who want to find accommodation and transfers!
The tip to enjoy the days in the Tores del Paine are the hikes! Thus, there are long walks that take a whole day for those who want to know the circuits of the park! The tip is to not miss visiting the following destinations: Glacier Gray, Lake Pehoé, Salto Grande, Laguna Amarga, Cerro Paine Grande, Lake Nordenskjold and the Valley of the French! The places offer an incredible view of an almost untouched nature! The clear waters of the lakes and the view from the mountain tops are a beauty! Take the opportunity to take great photos!
For those who are curious to visit a volcano, this is certainly a great destination! The city of Pulcón has the volcano of Villarica, whose view is breathtaking! In addition, we also recommend trips to Lake Caburgua and the Ojos del Caburgua Waterfall in the city. Both places include a view of the volcano as well as beaches and hot springs! In addition, we recommend Lake Tinquilco and the Enchanted Forest of Pucón!
In the city itself, there is good infrastructure for receiving tourists. In addition to the tours, we also recommend the Plaza de Armas de Pulcón, which brings together some works of local culture!
For those interested in getting to know these great natural structures that do not exist in Brazil, we have separated a special post about them, the volcanoes! So, discover places that you can visit to discover other options of volcanoes also open to tourism:
An alternative Chilean destination for those looking to hike in the best ecofriendly style of tourism, the tip is Chiloé Island! This island is located in an area that is very popular with tourists: the Los Lagos region! The island offers options for those who want adventure. It is possible to take kayak trips or on boats. The great highlight is the possibility of observing various animals such as whales, birds and penguins!
In addition, another highlight of the region is the gastronomy! The great offer of seafood will offer everyone a great option for very well prepared meals with fresh food! Unmissable!
Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve
Another alternative tip for those who want to find an alternative tourist option is the Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve! The park is a perfect option for those who want to go trekking style trails, with great botanical observation! In addition, it is also possible to practice mountaineering or canopy. The region still keeps the Mapuche community so it can also be an option for cultural tourism!
We also highlight the possibility of discovering various educational routes in the park about the region, culture and history. There are also museums and tours that cross the Andes! It is a complete tour and very rich in biodiversity! It is possible to meet several animals and old trees! Enjoy!