Lauca National Park was created in 1970. It covers an area of 137,883 hectares, including areas of foothills and highlands. Administratively, it belongs to the commune of Putre, province of Parinacota, Region of Arica and Parinacota. In 1981, it was declared part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves.
The story of pumas in Torres del Paine, the controversial hippopotamus of Pablo Escobar, the coronavirus and zoonotic, or the tragedy of tiger trafficking in Southeast Asia: the incredible unpublished documentaries in Chile that will be part of Santiago Wild 2021.
Chile is a country of natural wonders. One of them is Torres del Paine in Patagonia. I finally had the opportunity to know this place for the first time. We were invited, with other Chilean tour operators, by one that promotes this destination. They invited us with one specific mission, but first let me tell you a bit about this beautiful and unique experience.
The Valdivian forest, also called Valdivian temperate rainforest, is a bioregion of central-southern Chile. It is characterized by evergreen forests, in a temperate-rainy climate. It is the only temperate rainforest in South America.
The Patagonia Parks Route in Chile, Los Lagos Region, is an invitation to reconnect with wild nature, to recognize a unique culture in the world and to protect its incomparable beauty.
We invite you to discover it by being a responsible tourist valuing and respecting the natural and cultural heritage of local communities, so you will live a transformative experience through contemplation and adventure in a scenario of extraordinary landscapes.
Andes Nativa is working together with several indigenous communities along Chile in consulting and to promote their services and products. The newest project is with a group of indigenous women from San Juan de la Costa, a fisher village at the virgin coast west of Osorno in the Lakes Region.
Many people who are reading the name Patagonia will think instinctively that the National Park Patagonia is Torres del Paine. But actually this park is much „younger“ than its bigger brother National Park Torres del Paine. Patagonia National Park was officially created in December 2018 and is located north of Torres del Paine in the beautiful region of Aysén.
The ‚A Passion for Chile‘ campaign will run through 2021 on National Geographic’s official global website.
Through its campaign ‚A passion for Chile‘, the Ministry for Tourism seeks to inspire tourists from all over the world, those who plan their trips through National Geographic and its multiple platforms, thus consolidating an unprecedented alliance, as it is the first country in Latin America to do so.