A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Curitiba vs. Torres del Paine National Park for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Curitiba or Torres del Paine National Park?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel comparison between Curitiba and Torres del Paine National Park can help. It includes a travel cost comparison in addition to other factors. For many travelers, the cost of a destination is a primary consideration when choosing where to go.

Where Should I go: Curitiba or Torres del Paine National Park?

Curitiba

Curitiba is a relatively large city that is convenient to visit if you're traveling to Iguazu Falls from either Rio de Janeiro or Sao Paulo. It is worth a day or two stop over because it has a great old city that has been restored. It's also the capital of Parana, Brazil. Curitiba is one of the more wealthy cities in the southern region of Brazil. It has a diverse population with many immigrants and some interesting cultural events.

Torres del Paine National Park

The Torres del Paine National Park is located in the extreme south of Patagonian Chile. Situated in the southern part of the Andes, the National Park is full of stunning mountains, lakes, rock formations, and glaciers, making it a hiker's paradise. The best time to visit is between November and April, which is their spring and summer. Be prepared though, as weather can change dramatically when traveling through the park, no matter the season!

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best Luxury Tours to Brazil, The Best Budget Tours to Brazil, The Best 2-Week Tours in Chile, and The Best Bicycle Tours in Chile.


Which place is cheaper, Torres del Paine National Park or Curitiba?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Curitiba is $73, while the average daily cost in Torres del Paine National Park is $79. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Curitiba and Torres del Paine National Park in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Curitiba $30
    Torres del Paine National Park $31
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Curitiba $60
    Torres del Paine National Park $62
Compare Hotels in Curitiba and Torres del Paine National Park

Looking for a hotel in Curitiba or Torres del Paine National Park? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Curitiba


Hotels in Torres del Paine National Park


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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Curitiba Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Curitiba $16
    Torres del Paine National Park $32
Typical Local Transportation Prices in Curitiba

Here are some examples of typical transportation prices from actual travelers in Curitiba:


  • Taxi Ride
    $1.95

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Curitiba

Also for Curitiba, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Shared transfer between Curitiba Airport and Hotels: $73
  • Shared Transfer: Curitiba International Airport: $39
  • Private Transfer from Curitiba City to Curitiba Airport (CWB): $35
  • Private Transfer from Curitiba City Hotels to Porto Belo Port: $75
  • Private Transfer from Curitiba Airport (CWB) to Porto Belo Port : $75
  • Private Transfer from Curitiba Airport: $106
  • Curitiba to Curitiba Airport (CWB) - Departure Private Transfer: $16
  • Curitiba to Afonso Pena Airport (CWB)- Departure Private Transfer: $17
  • Curitiba Airport PrivateTransfers Round Trip or One Way: $109
  • Curitiba Airport CWB to Downtown hotels- Arrival Private Transfer: $16
  • Curitiba Airport (CWB) to Downtown - Round-Trip Private Transfer: $33
  • Afonso Pena Airport CWB to Beach Resorts : Arrival Transfer: $43

Is it cheaper to fly into Curitiba or Torres del Paine National Park?

Prices for flights to both Torres del Paine National Park and Curitiba change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Curitiba $28
    Torres del Paine National Park $24
Typical Food Prices in Curitiba

Here are some examples of typical meal expenses from previous travelers to Curitiba:


  • Chips
    $0.88

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Curitiba

For Curitiba, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Bar-hopping and Food Tour in Curitiba: $30
  • Curitiba's History Food Tour: $70
  • Curitiba's History Food Tour: $76
  • Curitiba Tour by Night with Dinner: $94

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Curitiba $19
    Torres del Paine National Park $31

Tours and Activities in Curitiba

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Curitiba.

  • Full Day Tour to Vila Velha and Buraco do Padre: $154
  • 2-Day Rafting and Rappelling Adventure in Tibagi: $186
  • 4-Hour Private Tour of Curitiba City: $69
  • Arte Bike Tour - Bike Tour with Kuritbike: $24
  • CRAFT BREWERS TOUR By Jens Tours: $71
  • Complete Tour to Ilha do Mel: $145
  • Curitiba City Tour: $58
  • A complete city tour: $104
  • A private city tour: $70
  • Tour in Barigui Park: $120
  • Walking tour from past to present: $12
  • Full-day tour in Curitiba: $77

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Curitiba $14
    Torres del Paine National Park $5.39
Typical Alcohol Prices in Curitiba

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for alcohol and nightlife costs in Curitiba:


  • Beer
    $0.44


When comparing the travel costs between Curitiba and Torres del Paine National Park, we can see that Torres del Paine National Park is more expensive. However, the two cities are actually relatively comparable in price, as the difference is somewhat minimal. Generally, this means that you could travel with generally the same travel style and level of luxury in each place. Since both cities are in South America, it's no surprise that their costs are relatively close, as many destinations here have somewhat similar travel prices overall.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Curitiba Expensive? and Is Torres del Paine National Park Expensive?.