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Travelling Time and Itiniery from Santiago To Puerto Varas

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Travelling Time and Itiniery from Santiago To Puerto Varas

We are looking to travel from Santiago to Puerto Varas, and hoped for a Good Itiniery, we are looking to visit the Wine Regions, and any other places worth seeing along the way??? Where is it best to break the journey? Don't really want to travel for more than 4 hours at a time, wouldn't mind breaking the journey in a different location on the return, hope this isn't too vague, but would ideally like to see as much as possible. We are travelling in a people carrier, if this helps to give an estimate of time taken????

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Livlia

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1. Re: Travelling Time and Itiniery from Santiago To Puerto Varas

It is around a 1000 kilometers. You could break in the Colchagua Valley. Some of the wineries offer accommodation. Alternatively there are hotels in Santa Cruz. Visiting the wineries would add to your trip. Allow, at least 48 hours in that case.

Another possibility would be stay at Salto de Laja ( a waterfall) where there is comfortable motel.

There are lots of other possibilities. It depends on how directly you want to drive to Puerto Varas.

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2. Re: Travelling Time and Itiniery from Santiago To Puerto Varas

Hi Toid,

Thank you for your quick reply!! How long does it take to drive between Santiago and Santa Cruz? and then on to Puerto Varas? I realise these times are approximate.

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3. Re: Travelling Time and Itiniery from Santiago To Puerto Varas

Around. 2 hours to Santa Cruz from Santiago and Puerto Varas 8 to 10 hours.

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4. Re: Travelling Time and Itiniery from Santiago To Puerto Varas

Hi Toid,

Is it 8-10 hours from Santa Cruz to Puerto Varas?

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Leigh

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5. Re: Travelling Time and Itiniery from Santiago To Puerto Varas

Google maps shows Santa Cruz to Puerto Varas as almost 900 kms.

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6. Re: Travelling Time and Itiniery from Santiago To Puerto Varas

I am thinking of accepting to house-sit in Puerto Varas but they want $400 a month for utilities. Is this reasonable for the area? RSVP

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7. Re: Travelling Time and Itiniery from Santiago To Puerto Varas

It seems very high. Depends somewhat on the size of the house, but it would have to be a mansion for it to be US$400 unless it includes heating.

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8. Re: Travelling Time and Itiniery from Santiago To Puerto Varas

Thanks for your quick reply. It gives me a chance to write to the owner with more knlowledgeable questions.

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