The Valdivian forests

Tour The Valdivian forests

Argentina; Chile
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Franz Nawrath
Laguna Conguillio
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Chile

The Valdivian forests are among the most diverse and ancient forests in the world. They cover a vast area of Chile, from Santiago to Puerto Montt. The forest is home to a range of plant species, including many types of ferns and mosses. It also hosts two thirds of all Chilean bird species and a large number of animal species, including deer, puma, and otters. The Valdivian forests are a popular tourist destination, offering visitors the chance to explore the natural beauty of the area. There are many hiking trails and camping areas in the forest, as well as opportunities for fishing and birdwatching.

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Geeky Facts about The Valdivian forests

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The Valdivian Temperate Rainforest is 95,800 square mile region of South America that encompasses parts of Chile and Argentina.

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It is the third largest rainforest in the world, after the Amazon and the Congo rain forests.

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They are home to the majestic alerce tree, which can reach heights of 115m and live for more than 3,000 years.

Tours in The Valdivian forests

Antarctica Classic

Antarctica Classic

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Antarctica, Argentina
Tour Type
Small Group
Activity Level
2 - Light

11 days from

£4,799 / person

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