13 days in Chile Itinerary

13 days in Chile Itinerary

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13 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: Guayaquil
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Santiago
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Valparaiso
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Isla Negra
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Pucon
— 4 nights
bus:  8​h 30​min
6
Castro
— 1 day
bus:  3​h 15​min
7
Puerto Montt
— Few hours
bus:  15​min
8
Puerto Varas
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
9
Chillan
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
10
Santiago
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Houston

1
night
Santiago

Santiago ©
Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at La Chascona.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Santiago trip planner .

Guayaquil, Ecuador to Santiago is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Guayaquil to Santiago is 1 hour. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums
Highlights from your plan
La Chascona ©
La Chascona

1
night
Valparaiso

Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): examine the collection at La Sebastiana and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Valparaiso road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Santiago to Valparaiso takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in April, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Isla Negra.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana

few
hours
Isla Negra

Isla Negra ©
Despite its name, Isla Negra is not an island but a small coastal area of Chile, near the town of El Quisco.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Quebrada de Cordoba and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta De Tralca.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Isla Negra online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Valparaiso to Isla Negra takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. April in Isla Negra sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Isla Negra

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa Punta De Tralca, Quebrada de Cordoba
Highlights from your plan
Quebrada de Cordoba ©
Quebrada de Cordoba

2
nights
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
The Chilean city of Santa Cruz offers a view into the country's agricultural and pastoral heritage, with well-preserved colonial-era traditions and architecture.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Cruz trip site .

Traveling by car from Isla Negra to Santa Cruz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Isla Negra in April since evenings lows in Santa Cruz dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pucon.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Wineries
Highlights from your plan
MontGras ©
MontGras
Vina Montes ©
Vina Montes
Clos Apalta Lapostolle ©
Clos Apalta Lapostolle

4
nights
Pucon

Pucon ©
Nestled in the shadow of the snow-capped Villarrica volcano, Pucon ranks among the world's premier destinations for adventure sports and high-thrills activities.
Visiting Viajes Turismo Sur Extremo and Parque Nacional Villarrica will get you outdoors. Step out of Pucon with an excursion to Playa Grande Lican Ray in Villarrica--about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Huerquehue National Park. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Region IX Ltd, take in the dramatic scenery at Ojos del Caburga, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Quillelhue, and head outdoors with Sierra Nevada Aventura.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pucon trip planner .

Drive from Santa Cruz to Pucon in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Castro.

Things to do in Pucon

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Villarrica
Highlights from your plan
Termas Geometricas ©
Termas Geometricas
Huerquehue National Park ©
Huerquehue National Park
Parque Nacional Villarrica ©
Parque Nacional Villarrica

1
day
Castro

Castro ©
Main city on Chile's Chiloe Island, Castro represents one of the country's oldest inhabited settlements, making its fortune as both a tourist center and transportation hub.
You've now added Chiloe Natural to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): gain insight with Chiloe Natural and then explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional De Chiloe.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Castro online journey builder .

Take a bus from Pucon to Castro in 8.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Castro are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Puerto Montt.

Things to do in Castro

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Parque Nacional De Chiloe
Highlights from your plan
Chiloe Natural ©
Chiloe Natural

few
hours
Puerto Montt

Puerto Montt
Though the city serves as a regional transport and commercial hub, vacations in Puerto Montt rarely focus on the city itself; instead, Southern Chile's volcanoes, glacial lakes, and national parks get most of the attention here.
For other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Montt online driving holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Castro to Puerto Montt in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in April, and nighttime lows around 43°F. You will leave for Puerto Varas on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Puerto Montt

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

1
night
Puerto Varas

Puerto Varas
Overlooking a lake, with a conical volcano looming in the background, Puerto Varas enjoys memorable scenery but retains its authentic atmosphere.
To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Puerto Varas journey app .

Puerto Varas is just a stone's throw from Puerto Montt. In April in Puerto Varas, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 43°F at night. On the 26th (Fri), you'll travel to Chillan.

Things to do in Puerto Varas

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

few
hours
Chillan

Chillan ©
With a population of approximately 175,000 people, Chillan represents the most populous urban area in Nuble Province.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Chillan, and then hit the slopes at Termas de Chillan.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Chillan road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Puerto Varas to Chillan takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Puerto Varas in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Chillan: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Santiago.

Things to do in Chillan

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Termas de Chillan ©
Termas de Chillan
Catedral de Chillan ©
Catedral de Chillan
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

1
night
Santiago

Santiago ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take a stroll through Barrio Bellavista, take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Santiago trip planner .

Drive from Chillan to Santiago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Barrio Bellavista ©
Barrio Bellavista
Scuba & Snorkeling

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