We propose today a spectacular trip through 11 hidden places in Chile that you will love. In a country full of exuberant nature and formations that impress anyone, you will surely not be able to spend another day without visiting these corners of the Andean country.
1. The Salar de TaraFlamingos in Atacama - Filipe Frazao / Shutterstock.com
We begin our adventure today to get closer to the Salar de Tara, one of the most beautiful hidden places in Chile that you will surely love. It is located in the Los Flamencos National Reserve, hidden among volcanoes at more than 4,000 meters. A heavenly place in the middle of hell on Earth.
2. The PurpleEl Morado Glacier - hixaga / Flickr.com
We go now to the El Morado Nature Reserve, where we can discover truly beautiful places like the San Francisco Glacier or the Morales Lagoon, where you will see the birds swim at ease as if that were the same sky.
3. The Moon ValleyValley of the Moon - Filipe Frazao / Shutterstock.com
Let's now direct our steps to one of the most absorbing and strange hidden places in Chile, We talk about the Valley of the Moon. It is not uncommon to receive this name, since when you get there, it seems that you are leaving the planet to go to the peaceful terrestrial satellite.
The Moon Valley has been eroded by the desert for centuries to leave a spectacular landscape, with different shades and incredible salt formations. This place sIt is located in the Los Flamencos National Reserve, very close to the town of San Pedro de Atacama, at the end of the area known as the Antofagasta Region.
4. Torres del PaineTorres del Painé - Pichugin Dmitry / Shutterstock.com
We are now approaching the Torres del Paine National Park, in which we find how the lush vegetation shows us its most friendly and beautiful face.
In the Torres del Paine you can enjoy huge peaks, spectacular glaciers and some of the most beautiful lakes on the planet.
5. The Enchanted LagoonConguillio - RODRIGO GOMEZ / Flickr.com
We visit now another of the hidden places of Chile, it is known as the Enchanted Lagoon. In this case, we talk about a small natural formation hidden between stones and peaks of different sizes that can be reached on foot through the private field of La Peñas. For only 3,000 Chilean pesos, Manuel, the owner, will allow you to approach the place and get to know the area with freedom.
"Nature is great in big things, but it is very big in tiny things."
-Jacques Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre-
6. The Red LagoonLaguna Roja - Peky / Shutterstock.com
And we continue in aquatic code because now it is the turn of the Red Lagoon. This is another hidden place in Chile that is worth seeing because of its colorfulness and uniqueness.
When you approach the Red Lagoon, isolated in a really distant corner, you will think you are visiting the scene of a crime, since the reddish waters with intense tones show a disturbing scenario that will dazzle even the most calm and focused minds.
7. The Salar de AtacamaAtacama - padchas / Shutterstock.com
We return to the town of San Pedro to glimpse now the Salar de Atacama. From the town you can reach this valley, where the river that has the same name as the aforementioned village flows.
Once again we are in the Antofagasta Region, which seems to have come out of a book by Julio Verne. There you will find yourself outside the same Earth, since life and landscapes are unique on the planet and truly strange and unique.
8. Salinas de CahuilSalinas de Cahuil - JeremyRichards / Shutterstock.com
From Punta Lobos we can reach another hidden place in Chile that is really worth it. We talk about the Salinas de Cahuil, a space that produces sea salt and that it is also formed together with a beautiful lagoon by the sea and the river.
It is a little known area, really beautiful and ideal for trekking, which It has bird species such as the Cahuil seagull, unique in the world.
9. Gray GlacierGray Glacier - Steve Allen / Shutterstock.com
We return to Torres del Paine National Park to visit the Gray Glacier. A unique place that offers colorful contrasts when the ice reflects the twilight sunlight over the sky and the natural landscape.
10. The Marble CathedralMarble Cathedral - Hugo Brizard / Shutterstock.com
Now we approach a magical place, the Marble Cathedral. Located in the General Carrera Lake, the effect of erosion for centuries has created a formation of rocks full of caves that can be accessed by boat to catch a glimpse of the capricious natural formations that hold enormous spectacularity.
11. Tatio's Geyser FieldTatio Geysers - Nataliya Hora / Shutterstock.com
And if you like geysers, this is one of the hidden places in Chile that you have to visit. It is the field of Tatio and on its surface you will find almost 100 of these curious formations natural that will leave you stunned by the spectacular view.
As you could see, Chile is a country full of wonderful contrasts, incredible landscapes and charming corners. Going through one of the places we have shown you will leave you with unforgettable memories.