7 days in Isla Chiloe Itinerary

7 days in Isla Chiloe Itinerary

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7 days in Isla Chiloe Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Ancud
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Castro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Quemchi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: London

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A city of 40,000 people, Ancud was the capital of Chiloe Archipelago until it was superseded by the city of Castro in 1982.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Chiloe Island Penguin Colony. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Fuerte Ahui, then kick back and relax at Playa Lechagua, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ancud day trip tool .

London, UK to Ancud is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Chile Time (CLT), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from London in March, things will get a bit warmer in Ancud: highs are around 20°C and lows about 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Castro.

Things to do in Ancud

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Chiloe Island Penguin Colony
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Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe ©
Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe

2
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.
On the 1st (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia San Francisco, then see the interesting displays at Museo de las Tradiciones Chonchinas, then head off the coast to Islotes de Punihuil, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Moderno Chiloe. Here are some ideas for day two: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, stop by DecoCalen, then see the interesting displays at Museo Municipal de Castro, and finally examine the collection at Museo del acordeon Sergio Colivoro Barria.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Castro road trip planning app .

Getting from Ancud to Castro by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Quemchi.

Things to do in Castro

Museums Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Isla Chiloe, Chonchi, DecoCalen
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Iglesia San Francisco ©
Iglesia San Francisco
Museo de las Tradiciones Chonchinas ©

1
night
Quemchi

Quemchi ©
Quemchi is a Chilean town and commune in Los Lagos Region, located in the eastern shore of Chiloé Island. To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Quemchi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Castro to Quemchi takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Quemchi

Museums Historic Sites
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Casa Museo Francisco Coloane ©
Casa Museo Francisco Coloane
Iglesia de Colo ©
Iglesia de Colo