Chile itinerary 5

Along the Carretera Austral through Patagonia

Duration: 4 weeks

Transport: Rental car, bus/domestic flight

Travel season: November to March

Map: Follow this travel plan on Google Maps!

Travel day

Nights

Location

Activities

1

1

Departure

2-3

2

Santiago

Arrival in Santiago, extended city tour

4-5

2

Hornopirén

Flight to Puerto Montt in the Lake District, starting the trip along the Carretera Austral; hike in the Hornopirén National Park

6-7

2

Chaitén

Combined ferry ride Hornopirén - Leptepu - Caleta Gonzalo; exploration of Parque Pumalín

8-9

2

Puyuhuapi

Drive to Puyuhuapi, hike to the Hanging Glacier in Queulat National Park, visit thermal baths of Ventisquero

10

1

Coyhaique

Drive to Coyhaique, city walk

11-13

3

Puerto Guadal

Drive via Cerro Castillo to the Lago General Carrera; boat trip to the Capillas de Mármol, excursion to Valle Exploradores and the glacier

14

1

Lago Posadas (Arg.)

Drive through the Parque Patagonia, crossing the Paso Roballos pass to Argentina

15-18

4

El Chaltén (Arg.)

Drive to El Chaltén in the Los Glaciares National Park; day hikes to Cerro Torre and Cerro Fitz Roy, ice trekking on the Uppsala Glacier

19-20

2

El Calafate (Arg.)

Drive to El Calafate at Lago Argentino, city walk; day trip to the Perito Moreno Glacier incl. boat tour to the glacier wall

21

1

Puerto Natales

Drive to Puerto Natales (Chile, shopping for Torres del Paine National Park)

22-25

4

Torres del Paine

Drive to the National Park Torres del Paine, explore the highlights, day hikes to the Grey Glacier or at the feet of the Torres

26

1

Punta Arenas

Drive to Punta Arenas, city walk

27

1

Santiago

Flight to Santiago; farewell evening

28

1

Return flight

29

Arrival at home

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