Basking in recent success as a wine producing country, Chile is also known for its dramatic topography with towering volcanic peaks of the Andes and ancient forests of the Lake District. The most famous region has to go to the Patagonia, home to Torres del Paine National Park, nature at its most pristine and desolate, considered by many as the finest nature travel destinations in all of South America. This is a region of startling contrasts and extreme beauty offering dramatic landscapes of shimmering lakes, towering volcanic mountains, glaciers and rolling hills with bountiful flora and fauna. This program will introduce you to a magical expereice unique to Chile highlighting the best the country has to offer. Those with more time should consider adding the Atacama Desert in order to complete the diversity of experience Chile has to offer (See Atacama Desert modular packages).