Are you going to Chile soon? Then it is important to make proper preparations. Certain vaccinations are recommended for Chile, however not mandatory. The required vaccinations vary and depend on the areas you plan to visit during your travels in this South American country.
Chile is an elongated country with varying climates: a desert climate in the north; highland climate inlands; a Mediterranean climate in central Chile and a wintery climate in the south. Chile consists of a succession of diverse landscapes, ranging from extremely arid deserts in the north to fertile valleys around the capital Santiago to desolate pampas and vast ice fields in Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. In short: Chile offers many beautiful spots.
Protect yourself well against possible diseases and beware of the strong sun. Furthermore, avoid mosquito bites due to the risk of dengue fever. Our KLM Health Services nurses will gladly inform you about the required immunisations and vaccines for Chile and are happy to tell you what other precautions you can take for a healthy trip. Click here to make an appointment (in Dutch) with one of our KLM Health Services nurses.
Chile vaccinations: the most common risks
Vaccines can make you resistant to various infectious diseases that occur in Chile. Our experts have put together a list of the most common health risks so you can quickly identify which specific vaccinations you require for Chile and what additional precautions you can take for a healthy stay in this beautiful country.