Overland Travel in Chile
The long, elongated string-bean sized country along South America’s west coast has everything it needs to make Chile a perfect country for your overland journey.
The enormous Atacama Desert in the north allows you to get lost, have an off-road adventure, or to explore ghost towns dating from a glorious past. The second wilderness lies in the far south, a wild landscape with glaciers where few people live.
Driving the Carretera Austral is the ultimate way to see one of the remotest regions in the world.
The altiplano in Chile, its northernmost desert, offers all you need for a perfect overland road trip and take in the magnitude of creation.
The Death Road in Boliva, the Transamazônica in Brazil, and the Carretera Austral in Chile are among the popular road trips in South America.
On a continent so rich in salt flats, wetlands, glaciers, canyons, and deserts, what were among our favorite places in South America to be blown away?
Driving from North America to South America is popular. Here overlanders answer the question why they drive the Pan-American Highway.
Argentineans and Chileans are campers so it’s easy to find beautiful, remote camping spots in Patagonia. Here’s our top 5 places to wild camp.
The Andes Mountains covers 7 countries and 4,300 miles. Here are 9 mind-blowing mountain passes in South America that we crossed.
This Chile Overland Travel Guide details border crossings, money matters, documentations, road conditions, food & drinks, and more.
We loved rough camping in Chile. Here are GPS waypoints of our favorite spots.
Cruising the Altiplano of North Chile, which is characterized by llamas, vicuñas, ceremonial villages and colorful landscapes.