6. Lauca National Park
The Northeastern part of Chile is rugged yet scenic. This is where Lauca National Park is situated. Part of a UNESCO-designated Global Biosphere Reserve, this national park is admired for its dramatic landscapes stamped with volcanoes, lakes, and rich flora and fauna. You can book a tour either via bus or private taxi to enjoy a pleasurable ride to the park.
The most captivating element of Lauca National Park is its extraordinary chain of volcanoes. A few of the famous ones are Pomerape Volcano, Parinacota Volcano (the most photographed one), and K'isi K'isini Volcano. Along with the volcanoes, you should also take time to explore Parinacota Town - a little quaint town situated near the Park. Tourists also visit Cotacotani Lake to click insta-worthy pictures.
7. Pumalin Park
Another one of Chile's tourist attractions that is famous among travellers is Pumalin Park. This 400,000-hectare park is brimming with rainforests, waterfalls, snow-capped mountain peaks, glaciers, volcanoes, fjords, and whatnot. In simple words, this park gives you a 360-degree view of nature's astonishing beauty. The park was designed as a natural sanctuary in 2005 by Tompkins Conservation.
Earlier, it was a private park of American business magnate Doug Tompkins and his wife, former CEO of Patagonia, Inc., Kris Tompkins. But later, it was gifted to the Chilean state in 2017. Today, it is the largest national park in South America. The park also houses some restaurants, cabins, and campgrounds for tourists.
8. Chile Santiago
Though a little late in the list, Santiago is one of the most famous places in Chile for all the right reasons. Renowned as the largest city of Chile, Santiago is also the capital. The city captivates its tourists with its versatile views and impressive architecture. Santiago is surrounded by the Andes Mountain Range, which gives it a breathtaking backdrop on the face of sky-high buildings.
As for the main attractions, Santiago houses the most important historical monuments in Chile such as Santiago Metropolitan Cathedral, La Moneda Palace, Iglesia De San Francisco, and Casa Colorada. Suppose you wish to learn more about the history of Chile. In that case, you can visit Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, the Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts, and the Santiago Museum of Contemporary Art. One can visit top restaurants, theatres, bars, and other entertainment and cultural tourist attractions.