This Insight Guide to Chile features illuminating text written by expert, local writers alongside inspiring full-colour photography that brings the diverse landscapes of this country to life, at the turn of a page. The top attractions are highlighted to help you plan your trip priorities, including the most spectacular national parks, beach resorts, ancient wonders, ski resorts and hot springs. A brand new 'Best of' section features recommendations on many experiences exclusive to Chile, such as the best indigenous sites and Andean villages worth visiting and Chilean food delicacies not to be missed. An in-depth 'Places' section covers the entire country, region by region, from Santiago and El Norte Chico, to Central Valley and Easter Island. All the principal sites along the way are cross-referenced by number to the accompanying full-colour maps found throughout the guide. Additional maps inside the front and back covers enable instant orientation and easy navigation at a glance. Colour-coded sections and information panels explore Chile's intriguing history and provide fascinating features on everything from 'The Mapuches' and 'Fruit of the Vine' to 'The Chilean Trail' and 'The Lost Tribes'. A comprehensive 'Travel Tips' section provides essential practical information, covering transport, visas and passports, accommodation for all budgets, climate, the Arts, shopping, language, outdoor excursions and much more, along with useful contact telephone numbers to help you book activities in advance. The unique combination of insightful exploration alongside practical advice means that this guide truly is a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.