See everything in Patagonia

Trip description

After spending sleepless nights reading Jean Raspail, you dream of the majestic sites of Patagonia... but you have only 15 days of holidays! You won't have much time to dream on the spot, but it's enough to leave it amazed. This is a course that is worthy of including the main tourist "sites" of this region. It starts in Santiago de Chile, but you can do it in reverse.

Day 1 : Arrival in Santiago de Chile

Visit of one or two monuments, discovery of the centre. In the evening, night bus to Pucón.

Day 2 : Pucón

Walk in the park Huerquehue, rest in the thermal baths.

Day 3 : Towards the heights

Ascension of the Villarrica volcano, rest in the thermal baths in the afternoon.

Day 4 : Bus to Puerto Varas

Exploring the surroundings in the afternoon, to the Saltos del Petrohué and Lake Todos los Santos.

Day 5 : Cruise departure

With Navimag, embark to sail between Puerto Montt and Puerto Natales. First day departure from Puerto Montt and head to Moraleda Channel and el Golfo de Penas

Day 6 : Puerto Eden and Bajo Cotopaxi

Crossing of beautiful landscapes. Stopover in Puerto Eden, a village where the last Alacalufes, the indigenous group of Chile live.

Day 7 : Angostura White and Santa Maria Channel

Navigation in the patagonian fjords.

Day 8 : Arrival in Puerto Natales

Stroll in this pleasant and cosmopolitan city, surrounded by wild landscapes.

Day 9 : Chilean inland

Head to the Torres del Paine National Park. Stay there.

Day 10 : Treks in the Park

Discovery of the clear blue great lakes dominated by the snow-capped peaks.

Day 11 : Head for El Calafate

Bus to El Calafate in Argentina. Visit of the museum, stroll in the reserve.

Day 12 : Incredible spectacle

Visit of the Perito Moreno glacier, this gigantic block of ice which is accessed by wooden bridges. It is the only glacier in the world still on the move.

Day 13 : Towards the Tierra del Fuego

Day13 : Towards the Tierra del Fuego

Morning flight to Ushuaia. In the afternoon, visit of the Lapatia National Park.

Day 14 : Arrival in the Argentine capital

Plane to Buenos Aires. Visit of the city, the districts of San Telmo and Palermo.

Day 15 : Flight for your country of origin

If you are a walker, you can prefer four or five days of walking in the Torres del Paine park on the cruise between Puerto Montt and Puerto Natales: then, take the plane between these two cities (and sit on the left in fine weather).

© Dominique Auzias & Jean-Paul Labourdette

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