The driest place in the world (outside the poles) rests in Chile. This arid region contains stunning valleys and extraordinary stargazing. Move lower into Chile and find regions lush and green where rain is expected most days. Chile has deserts, high-altitude lakes, glaciers, and pristine streams. The world’s third-largest ice field rests on the Argentina border of Chile. Hiking or even just driving the Carrea de Austral are bucket list items for many travelers.
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The lower portion of Argentina and Chile combined make up the Patagonia region. Since most travelers exploring this region often do multiple border crossings, we have combined Chile and Argentina posts below to provide a better view of this region of the world.
Don’t forget to visit wine country while in Chile!