Seeing these caves is worth the difficult journey to reach them.
There are some places on Earth where photos can't do the natural beauty justice.
The Marble Cathedral, as it’s also known, is a bucket list destination best seen at sunrise or sunset, when the rich light creeps into the caves.
For centuries, water from General Carerra Lake, South America’s second largest freshwater lake, has carved into the rock creating gentle curves and giving the sunlight even more surfaces to bounce around on.
Traveling to the caves is a feat. The caves are about 120 miles from the city of Balmaceda, which is a two-and-a-half-hour flight from Santiago. After driving those 120 miles, which include remote dirt roads, travelers will reach a lake, at which point a boat is then required to enter the caves.
Until you can make plans to visit the caves in person, here are a few angles to soak up the beauty.