South America Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all South America activity »
  1. 1 Palermo-Soho Hotel in Buenos Aires?
  2. 2 Please help with Peru itinerary
  3. 3 cruises now coming/going from San Antonio instead of Valparaiso
  4. 4 Puzzled by altitude sickness
  5. 5 Brazil
  6. 6 Visa for Brazil/canadian applying/Help!!!!
  7. 7 Best way to get from airport in Santiago to Ibis hotel in Valparaiso
  8. 8 Peru Trip for the Family
  9. 9 Argentina before and after Antarctica Itinerary
  10. 10 Trip Report Peru Sacred Valley Trip - Family of 5
  11. 11 Patagonia itinerary advice
  12. 12 1.5 days in Rio
  13. 13 If it's Tuesday, it must be Patagonia...need itinerary help
  14. 14 Galapagos tours
  15. 15 Authentic Peruvian Community
  16. 16 Travel to Salta/Jujuy
  17. 17 Patagonia Hike/Travel/Explore
  18. 18 2 weeks trip
  19. 19 semi weird question re Peru Currency
  20. 20 Bus travel between El Chalten and El Calafate
  21. 21 Trip Report 10 Nights in Central Chile and on Rapa Nui
  22. 22 Where to stay in Bariloche
  23. 23 WEBJET
  24. 24 Iguazu and Iguaçu
  25. 25 Good women's hairgresser in Santiago?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Patagonia itinerary-help

Jump to last reply

This is a trip that has been delayed a few years but is finally happening. I have gone back and reread many travel posts and am coming up with this as an itinerary:

Dec 14 arrive EZE for one night
Dec 15 we will fly to El Calafate
Then spend the next ten nights divided up between El Chalten, El Calafate, Torres, and Arenas we then fly to Puerto Montt on Dec 25. It's from here that I am having a hard time dividing up my time. We have until Jan 3 where we will leave for SCL for a flight home on the 4th. We are my husband and myself (mid forties) and our ten year old daughter. We are seasoned travelers and I speak enough Spanish to get by easily.

We want to fly fish, we enjoy nature but love culture. We want to stay some place not overly touristy but with good restaurants that we can walk to-no drinking the wine and driving! We will get a car, if need be.

I was considering a flight to Balmaceda to spend a few days fishing and exploring the Baker River area, as well as Puerto Varas, Huilo Huilo, and Fruitillar. With nine nights, I am not sure where to focus on or where we should base and trip out of.

Any thoughts would be appreciated.

16 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement