24 days in Chile & Argentina Itinerary

24 days in Chile & Argentina Itinerary

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Santiago, Chile
— Few hours
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Puerto Varas, Chile
— 2 nights
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Puerto Octay, Chile
— Few hours
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Villa La Angostura, Argentina
— 1 night
5
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 2 nights
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San Martin de los Andes, Argentina
— 1 night
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Pucon, Chile
— 2 nights
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Puerto Varas, Chile
— 1 night
9
Villa Cerro Castillo, Chile
— 1 night
10
Puerto Guadal, Chile
— 1 night
11
Chile Chico, Chile
— 2 nights
12
El Chalten, Argentina
— 1 night
13
San Martin de los Andes, Argentina
— 2 nights
14
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile
— 3 nights
15
Punta Arenas, Chile
— 3 nights
16
Santiago, Chile
— 1 night

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Santiago, Chile

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.
On the 28th (Tue), examine the collection at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Santiago driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiport is Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Puerto Varas.

Things to do in Santiago

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan

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Puerto Varas, Chile

Puerto Varas ©
Overlooking a lake, with a conical volcano looming in the background, Puerto Varas enjoys memorable scenery but retains its authentic atmosphere.
On the 28th (Tue), enjoy some diversion at In Puerto Varas.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Puerto Varas vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Santiago to Puerto Varas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Puerto Varas sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Puerto Octay.

Things to do in Puerto Varas

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Puerto Montt
Highlights from your plan
Volcan Osorno ©
Volcan Osorno
In Puerto Varas ©
In Puerto Varas
Lago Todos Los Santos ©
Lago Todos Los Santos

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Puerto Octay, Chile

Puerto Octay
Puerto Octay is a town and commune located on the north shore of Llanquihue Lake in Los Lagos Region in the south of Chile. To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Octay visit planner.

Getting from Puerto Varas to Puerto Octay by car takes about an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Villa La Angostura.

Things to do in Puerto Octay

Shopping

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Villa La Angostura, Argentina

Villa La Angostura ©
A trip to Villa La Angostura leads to the lush "Garden of Patagonia," where the scenic backdrop features pristine forests, lakes, and mountains.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Estacion Patagonia - Anden de Compras and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Correntoso.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Villa La Angostura day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Puerto Octay to Villa La Angostura takes 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Octay to Villa La Angostura is 1 hour. When traveling from Puerto Octay in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Villa La Angostura: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Villa La Angostura

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Rio Correntoso ©
Rio Correntoso
Estacion Patagonia - Anden de Compras ©
Estacion Patagonia - Anden de Compras

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

San Carlos de Bariloche ©
Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi and then stroll around Parque Nahuelito. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro Otto, stroll through Circuito Chico, and then appreciate the history behind Centro Civico.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Carlos de Bariloche itinerary planner.

You can drive from Villa La Angostura to San Carlos de Bariloche in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in San Carlos de Bariloche sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico
Cerro Otto ©
Cerro Otto

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San Martin de los Andes, Argentina

San Martin de los Andes ©
Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): cruise along Route of the Seven Lakes.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Martin de los Andes journey builder app.

Traveling by car from San Carlos de Bariloche to San Martin de los Andes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Pucon.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Route of the Seven Lakes ©
Route of the Seven Lakes

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Pucon, Chile

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.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the natural beauty of Los Pozones and then take in the dramatic scenery at Ojos del Caburga. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Chocolates Rucamalal, then take in the natural beauty of Termas Geometricas, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Quillelhue.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pucon day trip planner.

Getting from San Martin de los Andes to Pucon by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from San Martin de los Andes to Pucon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Puerto Varas.

Things to do in Pucon

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Termas Geometricas ©
Termas Geometricas
Los Pozones ©
Los Pozones
Ojos del Caburga ©
Ojos del Caburga

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Puerto Varas, Chile

Puerto Varas ©
On the 5th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Puerto Montt Historical Museum Juan Pablo II and then contemplate the geological forces at Volcan Osorno.

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You can drive from Pucon to Puerto Varas in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Villa Cerro Castillo.

Things to do in Puerto Varas

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Puerto Montt
Highlights from your plan
Volcan Osorno ©
Volcan Osorno
Puerto Montt Historical Museum Juan Pablo II ©

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Villa Cerro Castillo, Chile

Villa Cerro Castillo ©
On the 6th (Thu), make a trip to Museo Escuela - Paredón Las Manos and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro Castillo.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Villa Cerro Castillo online trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Puerto Varas to Villa Cerro Castillo. Traveling from Puerto Varas in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Villa Cerro Castillo, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Guadal.

Things to do in Villa Cerro Castillo

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museo Escuela - Paredón Las Manos ©
Museo Escuela - Paredón Las Manos

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Puerto Guadal, Chile

Puerto Guadal
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): discover the riches below the earth's surface at La Mina Escondida.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Guadal trip planner.

Traveling by car from Villa Cerro Castillo to Puerto Guadal takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in February, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You will leave for Chile Chico on the 8th (Sat).

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Chile Chico, Chile

Chile Chico ©
Perched on the gusty shores of a lake separating Chile from Argentina, the small town of Chile Chico makes a great base to explore the surrounding nature.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Plaza del Viento Cerro Las banderas. On your second day here, explore the activities along Jeinimeni Lake, then take some stellar pictures from Plaza del Viento, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Verde.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chile Chico online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Puerto Guadal to Chile Chico takes 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in Chile Chico

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Laguna Verde ©
Laguna Verde

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from El Mirador De Los Condores, appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Torre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna de los Tres.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read El Chalten trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Chile Chico to El Chalten by car takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chile Chico to El Chalten due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Laguna de los Tres
Highlights from your plan
Laguna de los Tres ©
Laguna de los Tres
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
El Mirador De Los Condores ©
El Mirador De Los Condores

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San Martin de los Andes, Argentina

San Martin de los Andes ©
On the 12th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias, then look for gifts at De la Montana, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Quila Quina, and finally take a memorable drive along Route of the Seven Lakes.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Martin de los Andes travel route website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to San Martin de los Andes takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Route of the Seven Lakes ©
Route of the Seven Lakes
Playa Quila Quina ©
Playa Quila Quina
Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias ©
Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias

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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile

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.
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) is known for nature, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Mylodon Cave Natural Monument, explore the striking landscape at Channel of Last Hope (Ultima Esperanza), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and take in the exciting artwork at La Tehuelche.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) trip itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from San Martin de los Andes to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Martin de los Andes to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, daytime highs in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Punta Arenas.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Mylodon Cave Natural Monument ©
Mylodon Cave Natural Monument
Channel of Last Hope (Ultima Esperanza) ©
Channel of Last Hope (Ultima Esperanza)

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Punta Arenas, Chile

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: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, examine the collection at Palacio Sara Braun, pause for some photo ops at Monumento Al Ovejero, and take some stellar pictures from Mirador Cerro De La Cruz.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Punta Arenas journey planner.

Getting from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Punta Arenas by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in February, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Punta Arenas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Punta Arenas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Palacio Sara Braun ©
Palacio Sara Braun
Museo Naval y Maritimo ©
Museo Naval y Maritimo

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Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at La Chascona, explore and take pictures at Cerro Santa Lucia, and then explore the historical opulence of Castillo Hidalgo.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Santiago trip planner.

You can fly from Punta Arenas to Santiago in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
Sky Costanera ©
Sky Costanera

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