15 days in Chilean Patagonia Itinerary

15 days in Chilean Patagonia Itinerary

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Fly to Punta Arenas, Bus to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)
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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)
— 3 nights
Bus
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Punta Arenas
— 5 nights
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Fly to Balmaceda, Foot to Balmaceda, Bus to Coyhaique, Shuttle to Puerto Rio Tranquilo
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Puerto Rio Tranquilo
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Coyhaique
— 3 nights
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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.
Spend the 10th (Thu) among the memorable landscape of Glacier Grey. There's much more to do: Head underground at Mylodon Cave Natural Monument, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bernardo O'Higgins National Park, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and stop by Krea Noe.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) trip itinerary planner.

San Francisco, USA to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Chile Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. February in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Punta Arenas.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

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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.
Punta Arenas is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, see the interesting displays at Nao Victoria Museo, step off the mainland to explore Isla Magdalena, and appreciate the history behind Monumento Al Ovejero.

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You can take a bus from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Punta Arenas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Punta Arenas when traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in February, with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Rio Tranquilo.

Things to do in Punta Arenas

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

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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 18th (Fri): trek along Turismo Valle Leones, then explore the fascinating underground world of Marble Cathedrals, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bayo Lake.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Rio Tranquilo online trip planner.

Getting from Punta Arenas to Puerto Rio Tranquilo by combination of flight, bus, and shuttle takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Punta Arenas in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Puerto Rio Tranquilo: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Coyhaique.

Things to do in Puerto Rio Tranquilo

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.
Spend the 20th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Coyhaique National Reserve. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas, pause for some photo ops at Monumento al Ovejero, and admire all the interesting features of Piedra del Indio.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Coyhaique trip planner.

Take a shuttle from Puerto Rio Tranquilo to Coyhaique in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. February in Coyhaique sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coyhaique

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games · Casinos