14 days in Santiago, Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) & Montevideo Itinerary

14 days in Santiago, Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) & Montevideo Itinerary

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14 days in Santiago, Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) & Montevideo Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Santiago, Chile
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile
— 4 nights
+2
Shuttle + Taxi + Fly:  15​h 15​min
3
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sewell Mining Town and Reserva Nacional Rio Los Cipreses. La Chascona and Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Cajon del Maipo (in San Jose de Maipo), Casablanca Valley (in Casablanca) and Concha y Toro vineyard (in Pirque). There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Santiago itinerary builder.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Santiago is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder nights when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March since evenings lows in Santiago dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Río de Los Cipreses National Reserve, Sewell, Cajon del Maipo, Concha y Toro, Casablanca Valley
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Río de Los Cipreses National Reserve ©
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
Casablanca Valley ©
Casablanca Valley

4
nights
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile

Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Glacier Grey and Spas & Wellness. Escape the urban bustle at Cueva del Milodon and Channel of Last Hope (Ultima Esperanza). The adventure continues: trek along Mirador Cerro Dorotea, examine the collection at Historical Museum,Municipality of Puerto Natales, stop by Etnia Souvenirs & Wool, and get outside with Bigfoot Adventure Patagonia.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Santiago in March, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine): temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Grey ©
Glacier Grey
Channel of Last Hope (Ultima Esperanza) ©
Bigfoot Patagonia Adventure ©
Bigfoot Patagonia Adventure

3
nights
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Step off the beaten path and head to Playa Punta Colorada and Iglesia San Juan Bautista. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo - Taller de Casapueblo and Palacio Taranco. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Pocitos, get a sense of history and politics at Palacio Legislativo, make a trip to Iglesia de las Carmelitas, and explore the historical opulence of Pittamiglio"s Castle.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Montevideo trip generator.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Montevideo. The time zone difference moving from Chile Time to Uruguay Time is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in March: high temperatures in Montevideo hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Playa Punta Colorada, Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
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Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Iglesia de las Carmelitas ©
Iglesia de las Carmelitas
Playa Punta Colorada ©
Playa Punta Colorada

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