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
— 4 nights
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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

— 3 nights
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 25th (Tue) among the memorable landscape of Glacier Grey. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Muelle Historico, examine the collection at Historical Museum,Municipality of Puerto Natales, view the masterpieces at La Tehuelche, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Sofia.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) trip itinerary site.

Los Angeles, USA to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine). Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in May; daily highs in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) reach 45°F and lows reach 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Punta Arenas.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Nature · Parks · Museums · Spas

Punta Arenas

— 5 nights
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: steep yourself in history at Parque del Estrecho de Magallanes, appreciate the history behind Monumento Al Ovejero, take a leisurely stroll along Costanera del Estrecho, and don't miss a visit to Plaza Munoz Gamero.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Punta Arenas tour itinerary builder website.

Take a bus from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Punta Arenas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Puerto Rio Tranquilo.

Things to do in Punta Arenas

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Puerto Rio Tranquilo

— 1 night
Sandwiched between a sapphire lake and a mountainous Patagonian national park, Puerto Rio Tranquilo makes an excellent base for outdoor tourism.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Bayo Lake, then explore the fascinating underground world of Marble Cathedrals, and then hike along Turismo Valle Leones.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Rio Tranquilo trip tool.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and shuttle from Punta Arenas to Puerto Rio Tranquilo takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 41°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to take a shuttle to Coyhaique.

Things to do in Puerto Rio Tranquilo

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Trails

Side Trip

Coyhaique

— 4 nights
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 4th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Coyhaique National Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo, try your luck at Casino Dreams Coyhaique, make a trip to Plaza de Armas, and pause for some photo ops at Monumento al Ovejero.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Coyhaique itinerary site.

Take a shuttle from Puerto Rio Tranquilo to Coyhaique in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coyhaique

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games · Casinos