29 days in Los Lagos Region Itinerary

29 days in Los Lagos Region Itinerary

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29 days in Los Lagos Region Itinerary

Start: Temuco
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Osorno
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Hornopiren National Park
— 3 nights
Travel:  6​h
3
Quellon, Isla Chiloe
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Quemchi, Isla Chiloe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Ancud, Isla Chiloe
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Puerto Varas
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Temuco

2
nights
Osorno

Osorno ©
Established at the confluence of the Rahue and Damas Rivers, the city of Osorno represents one of the main agricultural centers of the region and possesses an interesting history of immigration, growth, and change.
Osorno is known for spas, historic sites, shopping, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral San Mateo, take in the dramatic natural features at Crater Raihuen, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and browse the fresh offerings at Feria libre de Rahue.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Osorno trip itinerary planner .

Temuco to Osorno is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In February, daytime highs in Osorno are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Hornopiren National Park.

Things to do in Osorno

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Parque Cuarto Centenario de Osorno ©
Catedral San Mateo ©
Catedral San Mateo
Plaza De Armas ©
Plaza De Armas

3
nights
Hornopiren National Park

Hornopiren National Park ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hornopiren National Park: Parque Tagua-Tagua (in Puelo) and Cochamo (Lago Tagua Tagua, Valle Cochamo, & more).

Before you visit Hornopiren National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Osorno to Hornopiren National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Quellon.

Things to do in Hornopiren National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cochamo, Parque Tagua-Tagua
Highlights from your plan
Parque Tagua-Tagua ©
Parque Tagua-Tagua
Lago Tagua Tagua ©
Lago Tagua Tagua

1
night
Quellon, Isla Chiloe

Quellon ©
Quellón is a Chilean port city and commune in southern Chiloé Island, Los Lagos Region. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Museo Amador Cardenas, appreciate the history behind Hito Cero, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Tantauco.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Quellon day trip planning website .

Explore your travel options from Hornopiren National Park to Quellon with the Route module. In February in Quellon, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 26th (Tue), you're off toCastro.

Things to do in Quellon

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Parque Tantauco
Highlights from your plan
Parque Tantauco ©
Parque Tantauco
Hito Cero ©
Hito Cero

7
nights
Castro, Isla Chiloe

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.
Step out of Castro with an excursion to Cascadas de Tocoihue in Dalcahue--about 1 hour away. Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Chiloe National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Church of Castro, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Rosario, make a trip to Costanera, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Castro travel planning site .

Traveling by car from Quellon to Castro takes 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Quemchi.

Things to do in Castro

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Chonchi, Dalcahue, Isla Chiloe, Palafito Trip
Highlights from your plan
Chiloe National Park ©
Chiloe National Park
Church of San Francisco ©
Church of San Francisco
Costanera ©
Costanera

2
nights
Quemchi, Isla Chiloe

Quemchi ©
Quemchi is a Chilean town and commune in Los Lagos Region, located in the eastern shore of Chiloé Island. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): examine the collection at Casa Museo Francisco Coloane and then look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Aventura Chaiguen. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Isla Aucar, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Colo, and then step off the mainland to explore Isla Mechuque.

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

Traveling by car from Castro to Quemchi takes 1.5 hours. In March in Quemchi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ancud.

Things to do in Quemchi

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Isla Aucar ©
Isla Aucar
Casa Museo Francisco Coloane ©
Casa Museo Francisco Coloane
Iglesia de Colo ©
Iglesia de Colo

4
nights
Ancud, Isla Chiloe

A city of 40,000 people, Ancud was the capital of Chiloe Archipelago until it was superseded by the city of Castro in 1982.
Ancud is known for outdoors, museums, historic sites, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Pinguineras, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas de Castro, see the interesting displays at Museo Regional de Ancud, and contemplate the long history of Fuerte Ahui.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ancud road trip planning website .

You can drive from Quemchi to Ancud in an hour. In March in Ancud, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Puerto Varas.

Things to do in Ancud

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Chiloe Island Penguin Colony
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Museo Regional de Ancud ©
Museo Regional de Ancud
Fuerte San Antonio ©
Fuerte San Antonio

8
nights
Puerto Varas

Puerto Varas ©
Overlooking a lake, with a conical volcano looming in the background, Puerto Varas enjoys memorable scenery but retains its authentic atmosphere.
Explore Puerto Varas' surroundings by going to Muelle Frutillar (in Frutillar) and Parque Nacional Alerce Andino (in Puerto Montt). Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales. On the 18th (Mon), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's much more to do: get impressive views of Volcan Osorno, take a memorable drive along Carretera Austral, kick back and relax at Angelmo, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Llanquihue.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Varas day trip planning tool .

You can take a bus from Ancud to Puerto Varas in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Puerto Varas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Puerto Montt, Frutillar, Carretera Austral
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales ©
Volcan Osorno ©
Volcan Osorno
Lago Todos Los Santos ©
Lago Todos Los Santos