60 days in Chile, Argentina & Bolivia Itinerary

60 days in Chile, Argentina & Bolivia Itinerary

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Hanga Roa, Chile
— 4 nights
Fly
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Santiago, Chile
— 7 nights
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Fly to Balmaceda, Foot to Balmaceda, Bus to Perito Moreno
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Perito Moreno, Argentina
— 2 nights
Bus
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El Chalten, Argentina
— 6 nights
Drive
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Tierra del Fuego National Park, Argentina
— 1 night
Drive
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Ushuaia, Argentina
— 5 nights
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Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
— 1 night
Bus
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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile
— 5 nights
Bus
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Punta Arenas, Chile
— 6 nights
Fly to Puerto Montt, Bus to Castro
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Castro, Chile
— 2 nights
Ferry to Calbuco, Drive to Puerto Varas
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Puerto Varas, Chile
— 6 nights
Drive
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Pucon, Chile
— 6 nights
Bus to Valdivia Airport, Fly to Copiapo
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Copiapo, Chile
— 2 nights
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La Paz, Bolivia
— 4 nights
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Hanga Roa, Chile

— 4 nights
The main town and capital of Chile's Easter Island, Hanga Roa serves as a base for most visitors to the island, with all explorations of Easter Island and its famous moai monoliths beginning here.
Take a break from the city and head to Rano Raraku and Orongo. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ahu Tongariki and Papa Vaka. Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Rapa Nui Parque Nacional. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Ovahe, stroll through Playa Pea, contemplate the long history of Ahu Tahai, and make a trip to Ahu Riata.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hanga Roa trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Hanga Roa is an approximately 32-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Hanga Roa, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in February, with highs in Hanga Roa at 31°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Santiago.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Santiago, Chile

— 7 nights

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 off the beaten path and head to Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion and Reñaca. Get some historical perspective at Paseo Yugoslavo and Paseo Gervasoni. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santiago: Canopy El Canelo (in Algarrobo), Kingston Family Vineyards (in Casablanca) and Casa de Isla Negra (in Isla Negra). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Concon Dunes, get engrossed in the history at Museo Historico Nacional, make a trip to Metro Arte Santiago, and explore the historical opulence of Castillo Hidalgo.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Santiago holiday site.

Getting from Hanga Roa to Santiago by flight takes about 7 hours. Traveling from Hanga Roa to Santiago, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Perito Moreno.

Things to do in Santiago

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Perito Moreno, Argentina

— 2 nights
Perito Moreno is a town in the northwest of Santa Cruz Province, Argentina, 25 km east of Lake Buenos Aires. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): hike along Portal La Ascension and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Buenos Aires.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Perito Moreno travel app.

Getting from Santiago to Perito Moreno by combination of flight and bus takes about 11 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Santiago to Perito Moreno, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Perito Moreno can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. You will leave for El Chalten on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Perito Moreno

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

El Chalten, Argentina

— 6 nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Laguna Torre and Road to El Chalten. Take a break from the city and head to Laguna Capri and Mirador del Torre. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado, get great views at El Mirador De Los Condores, take in the dramatic natural features at Amanecer en El Chalten, and make a trip to Viedma Glacier.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the El Chalten trip planning site.

Traveling by bus from Perito Moreno to El Chalten takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Tierra del Fuego National Park.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Tierra del Fuego National Park, Argentina

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Unidad Postal Del Fin Mundo and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Roca.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tierra del Fuego National Park online travel planner.

You can drive from El Chalten to Tierra del Fuego National Park in 14 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Tierra del Fuego National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Ushuaia, Argentina

— 5 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Acatushun Museum and CASA BEBAN. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ushuaia Bay and Playa Larga. Spend the 17th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Isla Martillo, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glaciar Martial, pause for some photo ops at Plaza Malvinas, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ushuaia trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tierra del Fuego National Park to Ushuaia in an hour. In March in Ushuaia, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

— 1 night
A World Heritage Site, Los Glaciares National Park contains a giant ice cap that feeds 47 vast glaciers.
On the 20th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Perito Moreno Glacier and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Spegazzini.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Glaciares National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Ushuaia to Los Glaciares National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Ushuaia in March, Los Glaciares National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Parks · Nature

Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile

— 5 nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Historico e Industrial Puerto Bories and Le Mouton Vert. Explore hidden gems such as Glacier Grey and Muelle Historico. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Channel of Last Hope (Ultima Esperanza), head outdoors with Dragon de la Patagonia, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bernardo O'Higgins National Park, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) travel route builder.

You can take a bus from Los Glaciares National Park to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in 4.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Glaciares National Park to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) when traveling from Los Glaciares National Park in March, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Punta Arenas.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Punta Arenas, Chile

— 6 nights
An erstwhile hub of the sheep wool industry, Punta Arenas has evolved into a gateway of sorts for hikers, cruise ship passengers, and adventure travelers heading out on the windswept lands of Chile's extreme southern reaches.
Get in touch with nature at Isla Magdalena and Tandem Limitada. Step off the beaten path and head to Nao Victoria Museo and Centro Cultural Braun-Menendez. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Parque del Estrecho de Magallanes, examine the collection at Museo Salesiano / Magiorinno Borgatello, make a trip to Cementerio Ingles, and identify plant and animal life at Reserva nacional Magallanes.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Punta Arenas trip itinerary website.

You can take a bus from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Punta Arenas in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in March, Punta Arenas is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Castro.

Things to do in Punta Arenas

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Castro, Chile

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): examine the collection at Museo Municipal de Castro, then admire the landmark architecture of Church of San Francisco, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Chiloe National Park.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Castro route app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Punta Arenas to Castro in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Punta Arenas in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Castro, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Puerto Varas.

Things to do in Castro

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Puerto Varas, Chile

— 6 nights

City of Roses

Overlooking a lake, with a conical volcano looming in the background, Puerto Varas enjoys memorable scenery but retains its authentic atmosphere.
Museo Antonio Felmer and Museo Pablo Fierro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Volcan Osorno and River Rafting & Tubing. Change things up with these side-trips from Puerto Varas: Valle Cochamo (in Cochamo) and Frutillar (Museo Colonial Aleman & Muelle Frutillar). Spend the 4th (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales. There's still lots to do: get impressive views of Volcan Calbuco, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Los Cisnes, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Verde, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gruta de Lourdes.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Varas trip maker website.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Castro to Puerto Varas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Puerto Varas can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pucon.

Things to do in Puerto Varas

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Pucon, Chile

— 6 nights
Nestled in the shadow of the snow-capped Villarrica volcano, Pucon ranks among the world's premier destinations for adventure sports and high-thrills activities.
Visiting Huerquehue National Park and Lago Villarrica will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Saltos del Huilo-Huilo and Termas Quimey-Co. Explore Pucon's surroundings by going to Neltume (Museo de los Volcanes & Sendero el Puma). There's still lots to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Caburga, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas de Pucon, and head outdoors with Canyoning Pucon.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pucon trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Puerto Varas to Pucon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Copiapo.

Things to do in Pucon

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

Copiapo, Chile

— 2 nights
Surrounded by the Atacama Desert, Copiapo receives very little rainfall and owes its existence to the mining industry.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Orbicular Granite Nature Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Inglesa, and then head outdoors with Bahia Cisne.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Copiapo travel planning website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Pucon to Copiapo in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Copiapo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

La Paz, Bolivia

— 4 nights

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Explore hidden gems such as WMDR Yungas Road and National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore. Get outdoors at Valley of the Moon and Boat Tours & Water Sports. There's much more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get great views at Mirador Killi Killi, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia de San Francisco.

Planning La Paz trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Copiapo to La Paz takes 19.5 hours. In April in La Paz, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in La Paz

Tours · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

Chile travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Parks · Specialty Museums
Land of Poets
Squeezed between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, geographically diverse Chile is a long, thin stretch of land encompassing some of the world's driest deserts in the north, and some of its largest glacial fields in the south. Though most Chile holidays include some form of adventure in the vast wilderness areas, the country also contains charming cities providing plenty of urban things to do and see. Many tours of Chile include at least a brief visit to the country's lush wine regions, where backyard vineyards compete with sprawling estates producing some of the world's most respected whites and reds.

Argentina travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Bodies of Water · Specialty Museums
Land of Contrasts
Home to the highest and lowest points in South America, diverse Argentina enthralls visitors with its contrasting landscapes and rich cultural heritage. A tour of Argentina reveals a sprawling land of fiercely proud and hardworking gauchos, the legendary cowboys of South America's pampas. A vacation in Argentina also leads you to giant urban centers, filled with modern tourist attractions that include fine restaurants, award-winning museums, and renowned public parks, gardens, and zoos. Away from big cities, Argentina sightseeing combines visits to mighty waterfalls situated inside World Heritage-listed national parks in the north of the country, with excursions to icy glaciers in the south.

Isla Chiloe travel guide

4.2
Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Churches
A trip to Isla Chiloe, Chile's second largest island, offers an authentic blend of distinctive architecture, lush natural landscapes, and delicious local cuisine. The island is known for its mix of indigenous and Catholic folklore, full of mysterious legends and curious local beliefs. Exploring the island you can enjoy pristine beaches, scenic forest trails, lush rainforest, and sleepy fishing villages with colorful houses on stilts. Try out tasty seafood and potato stews, and see more than a hundred wooden churches dating back to the 18th century, some of which are World Heritage Sites.

Atacama Region travel guide

3.9
Beaches · National Parks · Nightlife

Bolivia travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Geologic Formations · Specialty Museums
Tibet of the Americas
If you're an adventurous tourist, consider adding a Bolivia vacation to your travel itinerary. A land of rainforests, Andean glaciers, high altitude cities, and rushing rivers, Bolivia remains one of the most remote countries in the Western Hemisphere. With 60 percent of the population made up of indigenous peoples, native cultures permeate thecountry's music, architecture, and arts, as well as local folklore and traditions. Traveling in Bolivia you can experience diverse wildlife and ecosystems, learn about the country's rich history, try out its distinctive cuisine, and practice your Spanish with the locals, known for their clean and easy-to-understand accent.