5 days in Isla Chiloe Itinerary

5 days in Isla Chiloe Itinerary

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5 days in Isla Chiloe Itinerary

Start: Santiago
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  8​h
1
Castro
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Ancud
— 1 night
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Santiago

3
nights
Castro

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.
Castro is known for shopping, museums, adventure, historic sites, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chiloe National Park, examine the collection at Museo Municipal de Castro, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Huillinco, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For ratings and more tourist information, read our Castro day trip site .

Santiago to Castro is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Castro can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Ancud.

Things to do in Castro

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Chonchi, Feria Artesanal Dalcahue, Chiloe National Park
Highlights from your plan
Chiloe National Park ©
Chiloe National Park
Photography Tours
Church of San Francisco ©
Church of San Francisco

1
night
Ancud

Ancud ©
A city of 40,000 people, Ancud was the capital of Chiloe Archipelago until it was superseded by the city of Castro in 1982.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): make a trip to Fuerte San Antonio, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe, and then head outdoors with Pinguineras.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ancud visit planner .

Getting from Castro to Ancud by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October, daily temperatures in Ancud can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ancud

Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe ©
Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe
Fuerte San Antonio ©
Fuerte San Antonio