27 days in Chile, Argentina & Montevideo Itinerary

27 days in Chile, Argentina & Montevideo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Santiago, Chile
— 6 nights
2
Punta Arenas, Chile
— 5 nights
3
Ushuaia, Argentina
— 5 nights
4
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights
5
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 5 nights

6
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.
Santiago is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, see the interesting displays at Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, get engrossed in the history at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, and stop by Patio Bellavista.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Santiago planning website.

Bogota, Colombia to Santiago is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bogota to Santiago due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Punta Arenas.

Things to do in Santiago

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La Chascona ©
La Chascona
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia

5
nights
Punta Arenas, Chile

Punta Arenas ©
An erstwhile hub of the sheep wool industry, Punta Arenas has evolved into a gateway of sorts for hikers, cruise ship passengers, and adventure travelers heading out on the windswept lands of Chile's extreme southern reaches.
Spend the 8th (Mon) at Oficinas de Turismo Punta Arenas. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Isla Magdalena, take an in-depth tour of Museo Regional De Magallanes, see the interesting displays at Palacio Sara Braun, and contemplate the long history of British Club.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Punta Arenas itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to Punta Arenas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Punta Arenas can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for the bus ride to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Punta Arenas

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Palacio Sara Braun ©
Palacio Sara Braun
Isla Magdalena ©
Isla Magdalena
Museo Naval y Maritimo ©
Museo Naval y Maritimo

5
nights
Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia ©
Often called the "End of the World" because of its position on the southernmost tip of South America, the expanding city of Ushuaia serves as both a busy commercial port and attractive tourist hub.
Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Beagle, trek along Hito XXIV, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and identify plant and animal life at Cerro Alarken Nature Reserve.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ushuaia day trip tool.

Getting from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia by bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Ushuaia

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Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle
Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia ©
Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia

5
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Recoleta, get to know the fascinating history of Calle Defensa, wander the streets of Palermo, and get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Ushuaia in March; daily highs in Buenos Aires reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Playa Chihuahua (in Maldonado) and Punta Ballena (Playa Solanas, Playa Punta Ballena, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, go for a walk through Rambla de Montevideo, admire the masterpieces at Palacio Taranco, and wander the streets of Pocitos.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Montevideo trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Montevideo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Buenos Aires in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Montevideo, with lows of °C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

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Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia

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