26 days in Chile & Argentina Itinerary

26 days in Chile & Argentina Itinerary

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Santiago, Chile
— Few hours
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Puerto Varas, Chile
— 3 nights
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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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Temuco, Chile
— 1 night
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Villa Cerro Castillo, Chile
— 1 night
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Puerto Guadal, Chile
— 2 nights
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Perito Moreno, Argentina
— 1 night
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El Calafate, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile
— 3 nights
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Punta Arenas, Chile
— 3 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Sky Costanera, make a trip to Grand Santiago Tower, and then take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Santiago day trip app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Santiago is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Santiago, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Puerto Varas.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Sky Costanera ©
Sky Costanera
Grand Santiago Tower ©
Grand Santiago Tower

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museo Pablo Fierro and then explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Petrohué Waterfalls, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Todos Los Santos, and then take an in-depth tour of Puerto Montt Historical Museum Juan Pablo II.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Puerto Varas driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to Puerto Varas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Puerto Varas

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Puerto Montt Historical Museum Juan Pablo II
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales ©
Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales
Petrohué Waterfalls ©
Petrohué Waterfalls
Lago Todos Los Santos ©
Lago Todos Los Santos

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, stroll through Circuito Chico, and then look for gifts at Chocolaterie VanWynsberghe. On the next day, examine the collection at Museo del Lago Gutierrez, fly down the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, and then pause for some photo ops at Centro Civico.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Carlos de Bariloche trip planner.

You can drive from Puerto Varas to San Carlos de Bariloche in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Puerto Varas to San Carlos de Bariloche, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Puerto Varas in February, expect nights in San Carlos de Bariloche to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis

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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.
On the 26th (Wed), head outdoors with Route of the Seven Lakes, then walk around Plaza Sarmiento, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Quila Quina, and finally stop by De la Montana.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Martin de los Andes trip builder site.

Drive from San Carlos de Bariloche to San Martin de los Andes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pucon.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Route of the Seven Lakes ©
Route of the Seven Lakes
Playa Quila Quina ©
Playa Quila Quina
Plaza Sarmiento ©
Plaza Sarmiento

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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 27th (Thu), make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Pucon, then make a trip to Feria Artesanal, and then admire the sheer force of Ojos del Caburga. Keep things going the next day: stop by Mercado Fritz, then take in the natural beauty of Termas Geometricas, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Villarrica.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Pucon tour website.

Getting from San Martin de los Andes to Pucon by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Martin de los Andes to Pucon. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Temuco.

Things to do in Pucon

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Villarrica
Highlights from your plan
Termas Geometricas ©
Termas Geometricas
Ojos del Caburga ©
Ojos del Caburga
Plaza de Armas de Pucon ©
Plaza de Armas de Pucon

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Temuco, Chile

Temuco ©
Temuco developed into a major Chilean city because of a forestry and livestock boom the region experienced during the early decades of the 20th century.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Monumento Natural Cerro Nielol, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Ferroviario Pablo Neruda de Temuco, and then make a trip to Mercado Municipal de Temuco.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Temuco trip planning tool.

Drive from Pucon to Temuco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Villa Cerro Castillo.

Things to do in Temuco

Parks · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Monumento Natural Cerro Nielol ©
Monumento Natural Cerro Nielol
Mercado Municipal de Temuco ©
Mercado Municipal de Temuco

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Villa Cerro Castillo, Chile

Villa Cerro Castillo ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Cerro Castillo and then don't miss a visit to Museo Escuela - Paredón Las Manos.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Villa Cerro Castillo trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Temuco to Villa Cerro Castillo. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Puerto Guadal.

Things to do in Villa Cerro Castillo

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

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Puerto Guadal, Chile

Puerto Guadal ©
On the 2nd (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Baker River and then go deep underground at La Mina Escondida. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael and then explore the fascinating underground world of Marble Cathedrals.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Guadal holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Villa Cerro Castillo to Puerto Guadal takes 4.5 hours. March in Puerto Guadal sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Perito Moreno.

Things to do in Puerto Guadal

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Baker River, Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael, Marble Cathedrals
Highlights from your plan
Marble Cathedrals ©
Marble Cathedrals
Baker River ©
Baker River
Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael
Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael

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Perito Moreno, Argentina

Perito Moreno
Perito Moreno is a town in the northwest of Santa Cruz Province, Argentina, 25 km east of Lake Buenos Aires. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): make a trip to Cave of the Hands.

Make your Perito Moreno itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Puerto Guadal to Perito Moreno by car takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time is 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Perito Moreno are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to El Calafate.
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Hands
Cave of the Hands

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El Calafate, Argentina

El Calafate ©
El Calafate tourism thrives mostly thanks to the city's proximity to a World Heritage-listed national park, famed for containing over 40 large glaciers.
Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Upsala Glacier, examine the collection at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, look for all kinds of wild species at Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal, and stop by Vellon Negro.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the El Calafate trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Perito Moreno to El Calafate takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Perito Moreno in March, expect nights in El Calafate to be a bit warmer, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Upsala Glacier ©
Upsala Glacier
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino

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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: examine the collection at Historical Museum,Municipality of Puerto Natales, don't miss a visit to Muelle Historico, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bernardo O'Higgins National Park, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) trip maker website.

Traveling by shuttle from El Calafate to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from El Calafate to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) when traveling from El Calafate in March, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Punta Arenas.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Mylodon Cave Natural Monument ©
Mylodon Cave Natural Monument

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dreams Casino as well as Isla Magdalena. And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, see the interesting displays at Palacio Sara Braun, get engrossed in the history at Museo Regional De Magallanes, and make a trip to Plaza Munoz Gamero.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Punta Arenas trip maker tool.

Traveling by bus from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Punta Arenas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in March, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Punta Arenas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Punta Arenas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Museo Regional De Magallanes ©
Museo Regional De Magallanes
Palacio Sara Braun ©
Palacio Sara Braun

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Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, then explore and take pictures at San Cristóbal Hill, and then don't miss a visit to Cerro Santa Lucia.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Santiago vacation maker app.

You can fly from Punta Arenas to Santiago in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Sky Costanera ©
Sky Costanera

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