Desert Astronomy – Atacama Desert Night sky
If you enjoy stargazing, you definitely must visit San Pedro de Atacama. The sky in this remote area of northern Chile is considered by scientists from around the world to be the perfect site for installing modern telescopes which allow them to study the universe as never before. In their studies they have found, among other things, one element that the ancient Atacameñan people understood very well.
The enchantment of sailing through Chiloé
Don’t miss the chance to discover this beautiful archipelago the same way the Islanders have done for centuries. Aboard the “Williche”, our cozy wooden yacht, you’ll have an incredible experience on the Chilean seas.
Two-wheeled excursions are a great way to get to know new places and experience local life and nature up close. On this World Bicycle Day, we invite you to daydream about stunning, diverse landscapes that you can explore with us at Tierra Hotels.
Horseback riding in Patagonia: exploring with the locals
Roaming the extreme south on horseback is a wonderful experience that reveals the daily life of those who inhabit this incredible place, such as Luis Bahamondes, host of one of Tierra Patagonia’s excursions. Horseback riding in Patagonia on one of our daily excursions will surely be a highlight of your Chile vacation.
Chiloe and its Migratory Birds
Pullao Wetlands, adjacent to Tierra Chiloe, is known for its tidal flat that receives thousands of migratory birds each year. This site plays a crucial role for them upon their arrival to the archipelago for different reasons from different parts of the world.
Celebrate Earth Day today and everyday
Tierra means “Earth” in Spanish, and protecting it is at the core of everything we do – from solar panels that power us, down to the biodegradable straw served with your evening cocktail. Now more than ever, it’s important for all of us to take steps to protect our planet.
Traditional agriculture in Chiloe
A visit to Sandra Naiman’s organic farm is a way to get to know intimately a culture that profoundly respects and connects to the earth. A Williche entrepreneur opens the doors of her home to share her knowledge with tourists from all over the world.
Photographing Pumas in Torres del Paine – striving for the perfect Puma pictures.
It is not easy to photograph Chile’s largest cat in its natural habitat. However, Roberto Ruiz, excursions guide at Tierra Patagonia, has on several occasions managed to achieve some impressive puma pictures.
Excursions that respect nature
Our adventures allow guests to get out and enjoy the beautiful scenery, but we also ensure that we take proper measures in order to protect the environment. At Tierra Hotels, we are very committed to following these rules and teaching our guests about why they are so essential to ecological conservation.
Photographing Torres del Paine
Everyone wants to photograph Patagonia’s iconic Torres del Paine. Whether you are going for a professional photo or just a nice memory of your trip, if you want to do this well, you must be in the right place at the right time. Follow this advice to find the best angle from which to photograph this natural monument.
The Biodiversity of Pullao Wetlands
The colorful wilderness of the Chiloe Archipelago continuously awes visitors with its amazing landscapes, which are also home to some beautiful and complex ecosystems.
This enormous volcano, sacred to indigenous people, appears on the desert horizon and immediately captivates the attention of those who visit San Pedro de Atacama. It is dormant, but does not appear so. Rising above the high plains, it is part of the Andes Mountain Range and its crater contains the fifth largest lagoon in the world.