6 days in Isla Chiloe Itinerary

6 days in Isla Chiloe Itinerary

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6 days in Isla Chiloe Itinerary

Start: San Carlos de Bariloche
Fly + Drive:  23​h 45​min
1
Ancud
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Castro
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
End: San Carlos de Bariloche

1
day
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A city of 40,000 people, Ancud was the capital of Chiloe Archipelago until it was superseded by the city of Castro in 1982.
On the 14th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Fuerte Ahui, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Lechagua, and then explore the world behind art at Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ancud road trip planning app .

San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina to Ancud is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche to Ancud, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in January, you will find days in Ancud are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Castro.

Things to do in Ancud

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe ©
Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museo de Arte Moderno Chiloe and Islotes de Punihuil. You'll explore and learn at Museo de las Tradiciones Chonchinas and Museo del acordeon Sergio Colivoro Barria. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Castro: Dalcahue (Iglesia San Juan & Iglesia de Tenaun) and Casa Museo Francisco Coloane (in Quemchi). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia San Francisco, stop by DecoCalen, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Vilupulli, and explore the activities along Lago Huillinco.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Castro online itinerary planner .

Getting from Ancud to Castro by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January in Castro, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Castro

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Chonchi, Isla Chiloe, Dalcahue, Casa Museo Francisco Coloane
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Museo de Arte Moderno Chiloe ©
Museo de Arte Moderno Chiloe
Museo de las Tradiciones Chonchinas ©

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