21 days in Chile & Argentina Itinerary

21 days in Chile & Argentina Itinerary

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Start: Guarulhos, Brazil
Drive + Fly:  8 h
1
Santiago, Chile
— 2 nights
Bus:  8 h
2
Pucon, Chile
— 2 nights
Bus:  5 h
3
Puerto Varas, Chile
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Bus:  8 h 30 min
5
Villa La Angostura, Argentina
— 2 nights
Bus:  3 h
6
San Martin de los Andes, Argentina
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
7
Temuco, Chile
— 1 night
Bus:  7 h 15 min
8
Santiago, Chile
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  8 h
End: Guarulhos, Brazil

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Central Market (Mercado Central), La Chascona, Templo Baha'i, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia, make a trip to Plaza Montt Varas, go for a walk through Plaza de Armas, and look for gifts at Patio Bellavista.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Santiago tour itinerary app.

Guarulhos, Brazil to Santiago is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Guarulhos to Santiago due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pucon.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Shopping Museums
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Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

2
nights
Pucon, Chile

Pucon ©
Nestled in the shadow of the snow-capped Villarrica volcano, Pucon ranks among the world's premier destinations for adventure sports and high-thrills activities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Caburga, Huilo Huilo Reserva Biologica and Villarrica. Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at Huerquehue National Park. It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Ojos del Caburga and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Pucon travel route planner.

You can fly from Santiago to Pucon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Puerto Varas.

Things to do in Pucon

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Huilo Huilo Reserva Biologica
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Ojos del Caburga ©
Ojos del Caburga
Villarrica ©
Villarrica
Huerquehue National Park ©
Huerquehue National Park

5
nights
Puerto Varas, Chile

Puerto Varas ©
Overlooking a lake, with a conical volcano looming in the background, Puerto Varas enjoys memorable scenery but retains its authentic atmosphere.
Puerto Varas is known for nature, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Petrohué Waterfalls, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Todos Los Santos, and have fun at In Puerto Varas.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Puerto Varas travel route builder website.

Drive from Pucon to Puerto Varas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Puerto Varas are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Puerto Varas

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Petrohué Waterfalls ©
Petrohué Waterfalls
Lago Todos Los Santos ©
Lago Todos Los Santos
In Puerto Varas ©
In Puerto Varas

3
nights
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
On the 1st (Thu), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, thenstop by Chocolaterie VanWynsberghe, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Feria Artesanal Municipal.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Carlos de Bariloche online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Puerto Varas to San Carlos de Bariloche by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Puerto Varas to San Carlos de Bariloche, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in San Carlos de Bariloche when traveling from Puerto Varas in December, with lows around 6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Villa La Angostura.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico

2
nights
Villa La Angostura, Argentina

Villa La Angostura ©
A trip to Villa La Angostura leads to the lush "Garden of Patagonia," where the scenic backdrop features pristine forests, lakes, and mountains.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada del Rio Bonito and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Estacion Patagonia - Anden de Compras, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lago Espejo Grande, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Rio Correntoso, and finally fly down the slopes at Cerro Bayo.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Villa La Angostura online vacation planner.

You can drive from San Carlos de Bariloche to Villa La Angostura in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Villa La Angostura, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in Villa La Angostura

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Rio Correntoso ©
Rio Correntoso
Kayaking & Canoeing
Lago Espejo Grande ©
Lago Espejo Grande

2
nights
San Martin de los Andes, Argentina

San Martin de los Andes ©
Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
On the 7th (Wed), take a memorable drive along Paso de Cordoba, thenmake a trip to Centro Civico, and then get outside with Route of the Seven Lakes. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at El Bosque de los Huskies, admire the sheer force of Cascada del Arroyo Grande, thenstop by De la Montana, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Martin de los Andes driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Villa La Angostura to San Martin de los Andes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Temuco.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Outdoors Scenic Drive Wildlife
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Route of the Seven Lakes ©
Route of the Seven Lakes
Fishing Charters & Tours
Paso de Cordoba ©
Paso de Cordoba

1
night
Temuco, Chile

Temuco ©
Temuco developed into a major Chilean city because of a forestry and livestock boom the region experienced during the early decades of the 20th century.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to Mercado Municipal de Temuco, thenbrowse the fresh offerings at Feria Pinto, and then stop by Santiago Wine Club Temuco.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Temuco trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from San Martin de los Andes to Temuco in 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time (ART) to Chile Standard Time (CLT) is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Temuco

Shopping
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Santiago Wine Club Temuco ©
Santiago Wine Club Temuco
Mercado Municipal de Temuco ©
Mercado Municipal de Temuco

few
hours
Santiago, Chile

Santiago
To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Santiago trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Temuco to Santiago in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. On the 9th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Santiago

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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