11 days in Chile & El Chalten Itinerary

11 days in Chile & El Chalten Itinerary

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El Chalten, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Villa O'Higgins, Chile
— 1 night
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Tortel, Chile
— 1 night
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Coyhaique, Chile
— 2 nights

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El Chalten, Argentina

El Chalten ©
Nestled up against the hills of the Los Glaciares National Park, El Chalten serves as one of the nation's most bustling hubs for hikers and backpackers heading out into the wild landscape of southern Patagonia.
Take a break from the city and head to Fitz Roy and Glaciar Piedras Blancas. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lago del Desierto and Mirador del Torre. There's much more to do: trek along Laguna de los Tres, get to know the fascinating history of Laguna Torre, and take some stellar pictures from El Mirador De Los Condores.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read El Chalten trip itinerary builder tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to El Chalten is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Villa O'Higgins.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Fitz Roy ©
Fitz Roy
Laguna de los Tres ©
Laguna de los Tres
Glaciar Piedras Blancas ©
Glaciar Piedras Blancas

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Villa O'Higgins, Chile

Villa O'Higgins
On the 12th (Wed), stroll through Mirador La Bandera.

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You can drive from El Chalten to Villa O'Higgins in 22 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from El Chalten to Villa O'Higgins. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tortel.

Things to do in Villa O'Higgins

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

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Tortel, Chile

Tortel ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Isla de los Muertos, get great views at Sendero Cerro La Bandera, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Jorge Montt.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Tortel trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Villa O'Higgins to Tortel in 6.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Tortel are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Coyhaique.

Things to do in Tortel

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Glacier Jorge Montt ©
Glacier Jorge Montt

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Coyhaique, Chile

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Coyhaique National Reserve and Monumento al Ovejero. Step out of the city life by going to Rio Simpson Nacional Reserve and Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo. Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at Casino Dreams Coyhaique.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Coyhaique planner.

Traveling by car from Tortel to Coyhaique takes 9.5 hours. December in Coyhaique sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coyhaique

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Casinos
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Coyhaique National Reserve ©
Coyhaique National Reserve
Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo ©
Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo
Casino Dreams Coyhaique ©
Casino Dreams Coyhaique