8 days in Chilean Patagonia Itinerary

8 days in Chilean Patagonia Itinerary

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8 days in Chilean Patagonia Itinerary

Start: Santiago
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Coyhaique
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
2
Punta Arenas
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h
3
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Santiago

2
nights
Coyhaique

Coyhaique ©
Founded in 1929, Coyhaique is a young city--a baby by world standards--developed from humble agricultural origins to become the capital and main hub of the largely rural Aysen Region.
Spend the 16th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Coyhaique National Reserve. Spend the 17th (Tue) exploring nature at Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo. The adventure continues: try your luck at Casino Dreams Coyhaique and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Coyhaique trip itinerary planning tool .

Santiago to Coyhaique is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Punta Arenas.

Things to do in Coyhaique

Wildlife Parks Trails
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Coyhaique National Reserve ©
Coyhaique National Reserve
Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo ©
Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo

3
nights
Punta Arenas

Punta Arenas ©
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.
Head to Kenavic and La Galeria: Tienda de Arte y Disenofor some retail therapy. Spend the 18th (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. The adventure continues: try to win big at Dreams Casino, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Esquina del Remate, make a trip to Plaza Munoz Gamero, and head outdoors with Strait of Magellan.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Punta Arenas online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Coyhaique to Punta Arenas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Coyhaique in September: highs in Punta Arenas hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in Punta Arenas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Cementerio Municipal ©
Cementerio Municipal
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dreams Casino ©
Dreams Casino

2
nights
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) ©
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.
On the 21st (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Torres del Paine National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): stop by Krea Noe, Head underground at Cueva del Milodon, explore the galleries of La Tehuelche, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Last Hope Distillery.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) online holiday planner .

Take a bus from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Shopping Spas Parks
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La Tehuelche ©
La Tehuelche
Spas
Last Hope Distillery ©
Last Hope Distillery

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