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.
10 Fun Facts about the Patagonian Puma
It’s one of the most famous residents of the Torres del Paine National Park, and its presence is key to keeping the ecosystem in balance. Here are some of the characteristics of the largest cat in Chile.
Tips on what to wear for going on excursions in Chiloé
Rain is part of the charm of this beautiful island – a very special climate that surprises us throughout the day with intense rains and clear skies. Because of the sporadic weather, it is important that we dress smartly when we leave the comfort of the hotel to go explore, with clothing that will allow us to enjoy the magnificent views that this Chilean archipelago has to offer.
The journey to the base of the three towers
Exploring the hills of the extreme south of Chile by foot, contemplating its one-of-a-kind, natural charm, is an unforgettable experience. The trek to the base of the Torres del Paine may seem to be an impossible feat, however, with the proper preparations, anyone can enjoy one of the most iconic wonders of Patagonia.
Horseback riding like the locals in Patagonia
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.
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.
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 Pumas in Torres del Paine
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 portraits of this animal.
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.
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.
The Biodiversity of Pullao Wetland
The colorful wilderness of the Chiloe Archipelago continuously awes visitors with its amazing landscapes, which, in addition to being beautiful, are home to very interesting and rich ecosystems.