Patagonia’s Spectacular Carretera Austral Road Trip

A Complete Itinerary & Route Planning Tips

Keen to explore Chilean Patagonia but don’t know where to start? We’ve put together the perfect Carretera Austral road trip itinerary.

The Carretera Austral was built to enable overland travel to all regions of Chile without the need to cross into Argentina.

Carretera Austral Itinerary   Day by Day

Arrive in Puerto Montt There are three ways to get to Puerto Montt: air, road, or sea.

By Air Internal flights in Chile are low-cost . Direct flights from Santiago to Puerto Montt take less than 2 hours and cost as little as US $50 return.

By Road Many independent travelers, ourselves included, explore Patagonia by road.

By Sea The journey takes 4 nights and sails through the spectacular Patagonian fjords, this isn’t a luxury cruise.

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