SOUTHERN CHILE

This itinerary covers vast distances and takes in some of the most dramatic scenery Nature has to offer. Pack your hiking boots for world-class trekking. Click for Luxury, Mid-range or Budget. Here’s your Southern Chile travel plan:

Luxury
1 ✈To Santiago (Book >)
To Puerto Natales (Book >)
Dep: Evening 🏨 In flight!
2 Arr: Morning 🏨Simple Patagonia Hotel (Book >) See all hotels >
Have a relaxing first day recuperating from jet lag and enjoying the colourful buildings and Mueso Histórico Municipal.
3-6 🚌Puerto Natales to Torres del Paine (Book >) Dep: 07:00 Arr: 09:00 🏨Refugios(Book >) See all hotels >
Embark on the stupendous W trek, staying in remote refugios along the way This website is an excellent resource for planning your trek.
7 🚌Torres del Paine to Puerto Natales (Book >) Dep: 18:30 Arr: 21:15 🏨Ferry(Book >)
Return to Puerto Natales to check in to your ferry. Your ferry ticket allows you to stay on board the night before departure.
8-11 ⛴Puerto Natales to Puerto Montt (Book >) Dep: 06:00 🏨Ferry (Book >)
Four days of sailing through the dramatic Chilean fjords. The naturalist on board will help you to spot marine birds, sea lions, dolphins and maybe even whales. This is just a ferry – do not expect anything in the way of luxurious cruise accommodation!
12 🚌Puerto Montt to Puerto Varas (Book >) Dep: Every 10 mins Arr: 08:00

Arr: 20 mins later

🏨Hotel AWA (Book >) See all hotels >
Puerto Varas is a beautiful town from which to explore the southern lakes. Enjoy the charming Germanic architecture as well as the Museo Antonio Felmer. 08:00 is the expected arrival time for your ferry, although it can be delayed by hours.
13 Take a trip to Playa Hermosa, Isla Loreley and Volcán Osorno Extend your trip with a multi-day hike in the nearby Cochamó valley.
14 🚕Puerto Varas to Puerto Montt airport
✈Puerto Montt to Santiago(Book >)
Dep: Morning

Dep: Morning

Arr: Morning

Arr: Morning

🏨The Aubrey(Book >) See all hotels >
Visit the city’s many museums, all the while marvelling at the dramatic Andes in the background. Extend your trip with a visit to Valparaiso. See our Northern Chile plan.
15 ✈Santiago to home (Book >) Dep: Morning Arr: Morning (next day) What did you think of this Southern Chile itinerary? Leave your feedback below
Book your transfer to the airport.
Mid-range
1 ✈To Santiago (Book >)
To Puerto Natales (Book >)
Dep: Evening 🏨 In flight!
2 Arr: Morning 🏨Weskar Patagonian Lodge (Book >) See all hotels >
Have a relaxing first day recuperating from jet lag and enjoying the colourful buildings and Mueso Histórico Municipal.
3-6 🚌Puerto Natales to Torres del Paine (Book >) Dep: 07:00 Arr: 09:00 🏨Refugios(Book >) See all hotels >
Embark on the stupendous W trek, staying in remote refugios along the way This website is an excellent resource for planning your trek.
7 🚌Torres del Paine to Puerto Natales (Book >) Dep: 18:30 Arr: 21:15 🏨Ferry(Book >)
Return to Puerto Natales to check in to your ferry. Your ferry ticket allows you to stay on board the night before departure.
8-11 Puerto Natales to Puerto Montt (Book >) Dep: 06:00 🏨Ferry (Book >)
Four days of sailing through the dramatic Chilean fjords. The naturalist on board will help you to spot marine birds, sea lions, dolphins and maybe even whales. This is just a ferry – do not expect anything in the way of luxurious cruise accommodation!
12 🚌Puerto Montt to Puerto Varas (Book >) Dep: Every 10 mins Arr: 08:00

Arr: 20 mins later

🏨Hotel Cabaña del Lago (Book >) See all hotels >
Puerto Varas is a beautiful town from which to explore the southern lakes. Enjoy the charming Germanic architecture as well as the Museo Antonio Felmer. 08:00 is the expected arrival time for your ferry, although it can be delayed by hours.
13 Take a trip to Playa Hermosa, Isla Loreley and Volcán Osorno Extend your trip with a multi-day hike in the nearby Cochamó valley.
14 🚌Puerto Varas to Puerto Montt airport
✈Puerto Montt to Santiago(Book >)
Dep: Morning

Dep: Morning

Arr: Morning

Arr: Morning

🏨Hotel Plaza San Francisco(Book >) See all hotels >
Visit the city’s many museums, all the while marvelling at the dramatic Andes in the background. Extend your trip with a visit to Valparaiso. See our Northern Chile plan.
15 ✈Santiago to home (Book >) Dep: Morning Arr: Morning (next day) What did you think of this Southern Chile itinerary? Leave your feedback below
Book your transfer to the airport.
Budget
1 ✈To Santiago (Book >)
To Puerto Natales (Book >)
Dep: Evening 🏨 In flight!
2 Arr: Morning 🏨Hotel Patagonico(Book >) See all hotels >
Have a relaxing first day recuperating from jet lag and enjoying the colourful buildings and Mueso Histórico Municipal.
3-6 🚌Puerto Natales to Torres del Paine (Book >) Dep: 07:00 Arr: 09:00 🏨Refugios(Book >) See all hotels >
Embark on the stupendous W trek, camping beside remote refugios along the way This website is an excellent resource for planning your trek.
7 🚌Torres del Paine to Puerto Natales (Book >) Dep: 18:30 Arr: 21:15 🏨Ferry(Book >)
Return to Puerto Natales to check in to your ferry. Your ferry ticket allows you to stay on board the night before departure.
8-11 Puerto Natales to Puerto Montt (Book >) Dep: 06:00 🏨Ferry (Book >)
Four days of sailing through the dramatic Chilean fjords. The naturalist on board will help you to spot marine birds, sea lions, dolphins and maybe even whales. This is just a ferry – do not expect anything in the way of luxurious cruise accommodation!
12 🚌Puerto Montt to Puerto Varas (Book >) Dep: Every 10 mins Arr: 08:00

Arr: 20 mins later

🏨Mamahostels (Book >) See all hotels >
Puerto Varas is a beautiful town from which to explore the southern lakes. Enjoy the charming Germanic architecture as well as the Museo Antonio Felmer. 08:00 is the expected arrival time for your ferry, although it can be delayed by hours.
13 Take a trip to Playa Hermosa, Isla Loreley and Volcán Osorno Extend your trip with a multi-day hike in the nearby Cochamó valley.
14 🚌Puerto Varas to Puerto Montt airport
✈Puerto Montt to Santiago(Book >)
Dep: Morning

Dep: Morning

Arr: Morning

Arr: Morning

🏨Don Santiago(Book >) See all hotels >
Visit the city’s many museums, all the while marvelling at the dramatic Andes in the background. Extend your trip with a visit to Valparaiso. See our Northern Chile plan.
15 ✈Santiago to home (Book >) Dep: Morning Arr: Morning (next day) What did you think of this Southern Chile itinerary? Leave your feedback below
Book your transfer to the airport.

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