Chile has some of the most dramatic scenery in the world and trying to decide where to go is a challenge. Attractions range from the Atacama, the world driest desert, to the sw-capped Andes mountain range, coastal rainforest, glaciers and world-class vineyards. This compact Highlights guide summarises the country's top spots and helps travellers select the best route for an organised tour or self-drive trip. It condenses into one guide material t otherwise available from a single source. Tim Burford outlines specialist holidays, hotels, restaurants, top ten souvenirs and how you can give back to the community. Detailed maps include 'the top spots' - six places most favoured by tour operators.
Tim Burford writes hiking and ecotourism guides, specializing in Latin America and eastern Europe.