31 days in Argentina & Chile Itinerary

31 days in Argentina & Chile Itinerary

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Santiago, Chile
— 4 nights
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Valdivia, Chile
— 1 night
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Temuco, Chile
— 2 nights
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Villa La Angostura, Argentina
— 2 nights
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San Martin de los Andes, Argentina
— 3 nights
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 4 nights
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El Calafate, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile
— 1 night
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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile
— 1 night
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Ushuaia, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights

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Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©

City of the Island Hills

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Step out of the city life by going to San Cristóbal Hill and Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile. Get some historical perspective at Templo Baha'i and San Francisco Church. Take a break from Santiago with a short trip to Vina Santa Rita in Buin, about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, wander the streets of Vitacura, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Natural History, and see the interesting displays at La Chascona.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Santiago trip itinerary maker website.

New York City, USA to Santiago is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Chile Standard Time (CLT) is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Valdivia.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile ©
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Templo Baha'i ©
Templo Baha'i

1
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Valdivia, Chile

Valdivia ©
Valdivia, southern Chile's main university town, possesses a youthful and independent spirit.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Mercado Fluvial de Valdivia, then kick back and relax at Bahia de Corral, then examine the collection at Museo Naval Submarino O'Brien, and finally glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Valdivia trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to Valdivia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Valdivia can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Temuco.

Things to do in Valdivia

Outdoors · Nature · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bahia de Corral ©
Bahia de Corral
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Museo Naval Submarino O'Brien ©
Museo Naval Submarino O'Brien

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Ferroviario Pablo Neruda de Temuco, examine the collection at Museo Regional de la Araucania, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Catedral de Temuco.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Temuco trip maker website.

Getting from Valdivia to Temuco by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Villa La Angostura.

Things to do in Temuco

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museo Regional de la Araucania ©
Museo Regional de la Araucania
Iglesia Catedral de Temuco ©
Iglesia Catedral de Temuco

2
nights
Villa La Angostura, Argentina

Villa La Angostura ©

Garden of Patagonia

A trip to Villa La Angostura leads to the lush "Garden of Patagonia," where the scenic backdrop features pristine forests, lakes, and mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): get great views at Mirador Belvedere y Cascada INACAYAL and then fly down the slopes at Cerro Bayo. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Rio Correntoso, then explore the activities along Lago Espejo Grande, and then identify plant and animal life at Cabalgatas del Tero.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Villa La Angostura trip app.

You can drive from Temuco to Villa La Angostura in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Temuco to Villa La Angostura, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in August, and nighttime lows around 31°F. You will leave for San Martin de los Andes on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Villa La Angostura

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cerro Bayo ©
Cerro Bayo
Rio Correntoso ©
Rio Correntoso
Lago Espejo Grande ©
Lago Espejo Grande

3
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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.
Get outdoors at Cerro Chapelco and El Bosque de los Huskies. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mirador Lago Traful and Lago Lacar. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Lolog, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada del Arroyo Grande, contemplate the long history of Castillito Van Dorsser, and stop by De la Montana.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Martin de los Andes visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Villa La Angostura to San Martin de los Andes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cerro Chapelco ©
Cerro Chapelco
Lago Lacar ©
Lago Lacar
Lago Lolog ©
Lago Lolog

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo del Lago Gutierrez and Bosque Neon. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro and Refugio Frey. Next up on the itinerary: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, hit the slopes at Cerro Catedral, head outdoors with Cerro Lopez, and stroll around Parque Nahuelito.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche online driving holiday planner.

Drive from San Martin de los Andes to San Carlos de Bariloche in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro ©
Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro
Sendero de los Arrayanes ©
Sendero de los Arrayanes

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nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus and Museo Regional Municipal de El Calafate. Step out of the city life by going to Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno and Hoya del Chingue. The adventure continues: whizz through the canopy at Cerro Frias, examine the collection at El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center, head outdoors with Enjoy!, and take in the dramatic natural features at Onelli Glacier.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our El Calafate trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Calafate takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in El Calafate, ranging from highs of 39°F to lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal ©
Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal
Cerro Frias ©
Cerro Frias

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night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Grey.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) road trip planning website.

You can take a shuttle from El Calafate to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time to Chile Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 42°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Grey ©
Glacier Grey

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On the 22nd (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Mylodon Cave Natural Monument, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then see the interesting displays at Museo Historico e Industrial Puerto Bories, and finally explore the galleries of La Tehuelche.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) online trip planner.

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Mylodon Cave Natural Monument ©
Mylodon Cave Natural Monument
Museo Historico e Industrial Puerto Bories ©

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Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia ©

End of the World

Often called the "End of the World" because of its position on the southernmost tip of South America, the expanding city of Ushuaia serves as both a busy commercial port and attractive tourist hub.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cerro Castor (Castor Mount) and Club Andino Ushuaia. Step out of the city life by going to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Lago Roca. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glaciar Martial, look for all kinds of wild species at Cerro Alarken Nature Reserve, don't miss a visit to Paseo del Centenario, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ushuaia online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Ushuaia takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Ushuaia is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 41°F in August, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cerro Castor (Castor Mount) ©
Cerro Castor (Castor Mount)
Glaciar Martial ©
Glaciar Martial
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

5
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©

Queen of La Plata

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Catedral de la Plata and Museo de La Plata. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cemiterio de Recoleta and Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo. Explore Buenos Aires' surroundings by going to San Isidro (Catedral de San Isidro & Villa Ocampo). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Virgen Maria del Rosario de San Nicolas, examine the collection at Fragata ARA, steep yourself in history at Palacio Barolo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia San Agustin.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires itinerary planning site.

Fly from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Ushuaia in August, you will find days in Buenos Aires are warmer (63°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (51°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Catedral de la Plata ©
Catedral de la Plata
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Catedral de San Isidro ©
Catedral de San Isidro

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