14 days in Chillan, Puerto Montt & Isla Chiloe Itinerary

14 days in Chillan, Puerto Montt & Isla Chiloe Itinerary

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Chillan
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Puerto Montt
— 5 nights
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Castro
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Quemchi
— 1 night
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Ancud
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Chillan

Chillan ©
With a population of approximately 175,000 people, Chillan represents the most populous urban area in Nuble Province.
On the 13th (Wed), fly down the slopes at Termas de Chillan. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Mercado de Chillan, contemplate the waterfront views at Valle de Aguas Calientes, make a trip to Plaza de Armas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Chillan, and finally view the masterpieces at Centro de Extension Cultural Alfonso Lagos.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chillan holiday planning site.

Santiago to Chillan is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Chillan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Puerto Montt.

Things to do in Chillan

Parks · Winter Sports · Spas · Outdoors
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Ski Area
Termas de Chillan
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Mercado de Chillan
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Puerto Montt: Frutillar (Muelle Frutillar & Museo Colonial Aleman) and Puerto Varas (Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales, Petrohué Waterfalls, &more). There's much more to do: get impressive views of Volcan Osorno, have fun at In Puerto Varas, admire the masterpieces at Museo Pablo Fierro, and kick back and relax at Angelmo.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Montt trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Chillan to Puerto Montt in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Chillan in February, you will find days in Puerto Montt are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Castro.

Things to do in Puerto Montt

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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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.
Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Chiloe National Park. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Church of San Francisco, examine the collection at Museo Historico Etnografico, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de los Dolores.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Castro travel route tool.

Getting from Puerto Montt to Castro by bus takes about 4 hours. In February in Castro, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Quemchi.

Things to do in Castro

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Landmark
Costanera
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National Park
Chiloe National Park
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Quemchi

Quemchi ©
Quemchi is a Chilean town and commune in Los Lagos Region, located in the eastern shore of Chiloé Island. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Francisco Coloane, then identify plant and animal life at Parque Aventura Chaiguen, and then step off the mainland to explore Isla Aucar.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Quemchi trip simple and quick.

Getting from Castro to Quemchi by car takes about an hour. In February in Quemchi, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ancud.

Things to do in Quemchi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
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Island
Isla Aucar
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Specialty Museum
Casa Museo Francisco Coloane
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Ancud

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A city of 40,000 people, Ancud was the capital of Chiloe Archipelago until it was superseded by the city of Castro in 1982.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Chiloe Island Penguin Colony and then head outdoors with Pinguineras. On the next day, examine the collection at Museo Regional de Ancud, don't miss a visit to Fuerte San Antonio, expand your understanding of the military at Fuerte Ahui, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Ancud, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Bomberil Cuerpo de Bomberos de Ancud.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Ancud tour planner.

You can drive from Quemchi to Ancud in an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ancud

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Specialty Museum
Museo Regional de Ancud
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