Chile is an outdoor adventurer’s paradise. From the parched peaks of the north’s Atacama Desert to the storied wilderness of Patagonia in the south, the nature here is nothing short of epic. That said, the country’s diverse landscapes are matched by its multitude of cultures – not to mention its top-notch city life and flourishing food scene.

But with its vast length of 4300km, creating an itinerary to make the most of a trip to Chile can seem daunting. This one-minute guide to Chile will help you start your journey off on the right foot.

rough guide chile coverPlan your trip to Chile with The Rough Guide to Chile. Compare flights, find tours, book hostels and hotels for your trip, and don’t forget to buy travel insurance Header image: kavram/Shutterstock.