10 days in Chile Itinerary

10 days in Chile Itinerary

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10 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  15​h
1
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
2
Chile Chico
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Puerto Rio Tranquilo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Coyhaique
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h
5
Punta Arenas
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Sao Paulo

1
night
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Surrounded by towering mountains, shimmering lakes, and the region's rugged hills, Puerto Natales serves as a bustling jumping-off point for exploring the Torres del Paine National Park.
On the 7th (Tue), see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Keep things going the next day: hike along Mirador Cerro Dorotea, then examine the collection at Museo Historico e Industrial Puerto Bories, then Head underground at Cueva del Milodon, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) trip itinerary maker tool .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Chile Time (CLT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Sao Paulo in May, expect Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to be colder, temps between 8°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chile Chico.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Mylodon Cave Natural Monument ©
Mylodon Cave Natural Monument
Spas

1
day
Chile Chico

Chile Chico
Perched on the gusty shores of a lake separating Chile from Argentina, the small town of Chile Chico makes a great base to explore the surrounding nature.
On the 9th (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Plaza del Viento Cerro Las banderas, then enjoy breathtaking views from Plaza del Viento, then contemplate the waterfront views at Jeinimeni Lake, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lago Jeinimeni National Reserve.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Chile Chico route maker website .

Traveling by car from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Chile Chico takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in May, Chile Chico is a bit warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Puerto Rio Tranquilo.

Things to do in Chile Chico

Parks Wildlife Nature

1
night
Puerto Rio Tranquilo

Puerto Rio Tranquilo
Sandwiched between a sapphire lake and a mountainous Patagonian national park, Puerto Rio Tranquilo makes an excellent base for outdoor tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael.

Plan my day in Puerto Rio Tranquilo using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Chile Chico to Puerto Rio Tranquilo takes 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Puerto Rio Tranquilo when traveling from Chile Chico in May, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Coyhaique.

Things to do in Puerto Rio Tranquilo

Nature Parks

1
night
Coyhaique

Coyhaique ©
Founded in 1929, Coyhaique is a young city--a baby by world standards--developed from humble agricultural origins to become the capital and main hub of the largely rural Aysen Region.
On the 11th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Rio Simpson Nacional Reserve, then look for gifts at La Bodeguita, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Regional de Aysen. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Coyhaique road trip planning website .

Getting from Puerto Rio Tranquilo to Coyhaique by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Coyhaique are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Punta Arenas.

Things to do in Coyhaique

Wildlife Outdoors Nature
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Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo ©
Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo
Fishing Charters & Tours
Museo Regional de Aysen ©
Museo Regional de Aysen

3
nights
Punta Arenas

An erstwhile hub of the sheep wool industry, Punta Arenas has evolved into a gateway of sorts for hikers, cruise ship passengers, and adventure travelers heading out on the windswept lands of Chile's extreme southern reaches.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Club Andino Centro de Ski and then look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva nacional Magallanes.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Punta Arenas day trip planning site .

Getting from Coyhaique to Punta Arenas by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Coyhaique in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Punta Arenas: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta Arenas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Reserva nacional Magallanes ©
Reserva nacional Magallanes
Club Andino Centro de Ski ©
Club Andino Centro de Ski

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