45 days in Chile, Patagonia & Orlando Itinerary

45 days in Chile, Patagonia & Orlando Itinerary

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Santiago, Chile
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Puerto Montt, Chile
— 2 nights
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Chaiten, Chile
— 2 nights
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Futaleufu, Chile
— 2 nights
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Puyuhuapi, Chile
— 2 nights
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Villa Cerro Castillo, Chile
— 2 nights
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Puerto Rio Tranquilo, Chile
— 2 nights
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Cochrane, Chile
— 2 nights
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Tortel, Chile
— 2 nights
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Chile Chico, Chile
— 1 night
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Perito Moreno, Argentina
— 2 nights
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El Chalten, Argentina
— 2 nights
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El Calafate, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Puerto Montt, Chile
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Santiago, Chile
— 1 night
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Orlando, United States
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Francisco Church, stop by Barrio Italia, then learn about winemaking at Vina Santa Carolina, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Baha'i. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Kingston Family Vineyards and then learn about winemaking at Bodegas RE.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Santiago holiday planning app.

London, UK to Santiago is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Chile Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Puerto Montt.

Things to do in Santiago

Historic Sites · Wineries · Neighborhoods

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San Francisco Church ©
San Francisco Church
Kingston Family Vineyards ©
Kingston Family Vineyards
Bodegas RE ©
Bodegas RE

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Puerto Montt, Chile

Puerto Montt ©
Though the city serves as a regional transport and commercial hub, vacations in Puerto Montt rarely focus on the city itself; instead, Southern Chile's volcanoes, glacial lakes, and national parks get most of the attention here.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Romahue, then buy something for everyone on your list at Paseo Puerto Varas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Angelmo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): cast your line with a fishing tour, admire the masterpieces at Museo Pablo Fierro, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Inmaculada Concepcion.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Montt trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Santiago to Puerto Montt by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Puerto Montt are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chaiten.

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Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

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Angelmo ©
Angelmo
Fishing Charters & Tours
Museo Pablo Fierro ©
Museo Pablo Fierro

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Chaiten, Chile

Chaiten ©
Chaitén is a Chilean town, commune and former capital of the Palena Province in Los Lagos Region. Discover out-of-the-way places like Parque Nacional Corcovado and Ventisquero Yelcho. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Mirador Chaiten.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Chaiten trip builder tool.

Getting from Puerto Montt to Chaiten by car takes about 9 hours. In February, daytime highs in Chaiten are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Futaleufu.

Things to do in Chaiten

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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Parque Nacional Corcovado ©
Parque Nacional Corcovado
Mirador Chaiten ©
Mirador Chaiten

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Futaleufu, Chile

Futaleufu ©
Futaleufú is a Chilean town and commune located in Northern Patagonia, specifically in Palena Province, Los Lagos Region. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Piedra del Aguila.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Futaleufu itinerary planner.

You can drive from Chaiten to Futaleufu in 3 hours. While traveling from Chaiten, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Futaleufu, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Puyuhuapi.

Things to do in Futaleufu

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Piedra del Aguila ©
Piedra del Aguila
River Rafting & Tubing

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Puyuhuapi, Chile

Puyuhuapi ©
A peaceful village sitting between the sea and snowy mountains, Puyuhuapi provides convenient access to Parque Nacional Queulat and Termas de Puyuhuapi hot springs.
Take a break from the city and head to Ventisquero Colgante and Sendero Bosque Encantado. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parque Nacional Queulat and Sendero Padre Garcia.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Puyuhuapi attractions planning website.

Drive from Futaleufu to Puyuhuapi in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Villa Cerro Castillo.

Things to do in Puyuhuapi

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Parque Nacional Queulat ©
Parque Nacional Queulat

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Villa Cerro Castillo, Chile

Villa Cerro Castillo ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): head outdoors with Senderos Patagonia - Day Adventures. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Museo Escuela - Paredón Las Manos and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro Castillo.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Villa Cerro Castillo travel planner.

Traveling by car from Puyuhuapi to Villa Cerro Castillo takes 6 hours. In March, Villa Cerro Castillo is little chillier than Puyuhuapi - with highs of 19°C and lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Puerto Rio Tranquilo.

Things to do in Villa Cerro Castillo

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Museo Escuela - Paredón Las Manos ©
Museo Escuela - Paredón Las Manos

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Puerto Rio Tranquilo, Chile

Puerto Rio Tranquilo
Sandwiched between a sapphire lake and a mountainous Patagonian national park, Puerto Rio Tranquilo makes an excellent base for outdoor tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael and then explore the activities along Bayo Lake. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Marble Cathedrals and then see a world frozen in time at Turismo Puerto Cristal.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Rio Tranquilo journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Villa Cerro Castillo to Puerto Rio Tranquilo takes 3 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Puerto Rio Tranquilo can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cochrane.

Things to do in Puerto Rio Tranquilo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael
Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael
Marble Cathedrals ©
Marble Cathedrals
Turismo Puerto Cristal ©
Turismo Puerto Cristal

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Cochrane, Chile

Cochrane
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Reserva Nacional Lago Cochrane o Tamango.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cochrane driving holiday website.

You can drive from Puerto Rio Tranquilo to Cochrane in 2.5 hours. March in Cochrane sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 9th (Mon), you'll travel to Tortel.

Things to do in Cochrane

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

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Tortel, Chile

Tortel ©
On the 9th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Isla de los Muertos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): get great views at Sendero Cerro La Bandera and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Jorge Montt.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tortel trip maker app.

You can drive from Cochrane to Tortel in 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Tortel are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 11th (Wed), you'll travel to Chile Chico.

Things to do in Tortel

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Glacier Jorge Montt ©
Glacier Jorge Montt

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Chile Chico, Chile

Chile Chico ©

Little Chile

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Lago Jeinimeni National Reserve, explore the activities along Jeinimeni Lake, and then explore the activities along Laguna Verde.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chile Chico road trip planner.

Drive from Tortel to Chile Chico in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Perito Moreno.

Things to do in Chile Chico

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Lago Jeinimeni National Reserve ©
Lago Jeinimeni National Reserve
Laguna Verde ©
Laguna Verde

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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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Cave of the Hands.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Perito Moreno online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Chile Chico to Perito Moreno in an hour. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chile Chico to Perito Moreno. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. You'll set off for El Chalten on the 14th (Sat).
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Cave of the Hands
Cave of the Hands

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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 15th (Sun): look for gifts at Marcopolo Bookstore, stroll through Laguna de los Tres, and then take in the awesome beauty at Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Laguna Torre, get great views at El Mirador De Los Condores, and then take in the awesome beauty at Amanecer en El Chalten.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the El Chalten trip planner.

You can take a bus from Perito Moreno to El Chalten in 11 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Laguna de los Tres ©
Laguna de los Tres
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado ©
Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado

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El Calafate, Argentina

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): head outdoors with Enjoy!, then learn more about the world around you at Museo Regional Municipal de El Calafate, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus, and finally take a stroll through Avenida Libertador. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the El Calafate trip planner.

Getting from El Chalten to El Calafate by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in El Calafate can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in El Calafate

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Avenida Libertador ©
Avenida Libertador
Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus ©
Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Glaciar Amalia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mylodon Cave Natural Monument and Bernardo O'Higgins National Park. There's much more to do: get outside with Patagonia Line, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, examine the collection at Museo Historico e Industrial Puerto Bories, and stop by Le Mouton Vert.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from El Calafate to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time (ART) to Chile Standard Time (CLT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from El Calafate in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Patagonia Line ©
Patagonia Line
Fishing Charters & Tours
Mylodon Cave Natural Monument ©
Mylodon Cave Natural Monument

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Refugio Frey and Sendero de los Arrayanes. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Parroquia San Eduardo and Monumento Historico Municipal Capilla La Inmaculada. There's lots more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Bonita.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Carlos de Bariloche itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to San Carlos de Bariloche in 10 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in San Carlos de Bariloche: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Puerto Montt.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Sendero de los Arrayanes ©
Sendero de los Arrayanes
Refugio Frey ©
Refugio Frey

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Puerto Montt, Chile

Puerto Montt
To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Puerto Montt online trip builder.

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to Puerto Montt by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche to Puerto Montt, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Puerto Montt

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

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Santiago, Chile

City of the Island Hills

Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stop by Vitacura, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion, and then trot along with a tour on horseback. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Museo Historico Nacional and then learn about winemaking at Vina Undurraga.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Santiago trip planner.

You can fly from Puerto Montt to Santiago in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Santiago

Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods · Wineries

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Horseback Riding Tours
Vina Undurraga ©
Vina Undurraga
Museo Historico Nacional ©
Museo Historico Nacional

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Orlando, United States

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beach at Daytona Beach and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. We've included these beaches for you: St. Augustine Beach and Ormond Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orlando: St. Augustine (Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, Tolomato Cemetery, &more), Cape Canavarel National Cemetery (in Scottsmoor) and Stetson Mansion (in DeLand). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, identify plant and animal life at Circle B Bar Reserve, and get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando tour itinerary website.

You can fly from Santiago to Orlando in 14.5 hours. Traveling from Santiago to Orlando, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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