8 days in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) & Punta Arenas Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) & Punta Arenas Itinerary

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Fly to Punta Arenas, Bus to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)
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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)
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Punta Arenas
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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

— 2 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.
On the 11th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Channel of Last Hope (Ultima Esperanza), explore the fascinating underground world of Mylodon Cave Natural Monument, and then don't miss a visit to Muelle Historico. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Grey.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) road trip website.

Dallas, USA to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dallas to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dallas in April, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine): temperatures range from 52°F by day to 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Punta Arenas.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Nature · Parks

Punta Arenas

— 4 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.
Punta Arenas is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll the grounds of Cementerio Municipal, examine the collection at Centro Cultural Braun-Menendez, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Cerro De La Cruz, and make a trip to Plaza Munoz Gamero.

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You can take a bus from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Punta Arenas in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daytime highs in Punta Arenas are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta Arenas

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping