8 days in Chile & Argentina Itinerary

8 days in Chile & Argentina Itinerary

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8 days in Chile & Argentina Itinerary

Start: Santiago, Chile
1
Santiago, Chile
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
4
El Calafate, Argentina
— 1 night
End: El Calafate, Argentina

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nights
Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©
Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Teatro Municipal Las Condes, then take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Vina Santa Rita, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Baha'i, and then do a tasting at Santa Carolina.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Santiago day trip website .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airport is Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in Santiago

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trip

Vina Santa Rita
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Vina Santa Rita ©
Vina Santa Rita
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion ©

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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Horseback Riding Tours and Muelle Historico. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, look for gifts at Etnia Souvenirs & Wool, explore the striking landscape of Bernardo O'Higgins National Park, and sample the fine beverages at Last Hope Distillery.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) journey maker site .

Fly from Santiago to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. March in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Horseback Riding Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Muelle Historico ©
Muelle Historico

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Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

Los Glaciares National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Los Glaciares National Park contains a giant ice cap that feeds 47 vast glaciers.
On the 15th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Seco and then explore the striking landscape at Perito Moreno Glacier.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Los Glaciares National Park itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Los Glaciares National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Los Glaciares National Park. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Glaciares National Park when traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in March, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Parks Nature
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Perito Moreno Glacier ©
Perito Moreno Glacier
Glaciar Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

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El Calafate, Argentina

El Calafate ©
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 16th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Patagonia Profunda - Safari Experience and then get outside with Enjoy!. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at La Leona Petrified Forest.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the El Calafate online day trip planner .

Take a bus from Los Glaciares National Park to El Calafate in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in El Calafate are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Patagonia Profunda - Safari Experience ©

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