11 days in Chile Itinerary

11 days in Chile Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Santiago
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Vina del Mar
— 1 day
Drive:  15 min
3
Valparaiso
— Few hours
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Santiago
— 1 night
Shuttle:  1 h 15 min
5
Valle Nevado
— 1 day
Shuttle:  1 h 15 min
6
Santiago
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  5 h
7
San Pedro de Atacama
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h
8
Santiago
— 1 day
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Sao Paulo

5
nights
Santiago

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.
When in Santiago, make a side trip to see Concha y Toro in Pirque, approximately Pirque away. There's still lots to do: walk around Cerro Santa Lucia, take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, go for a walk through Plaza de Armas, and take in panoramic vistas at Sky Costanera.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Santiago itinerary planning website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Santiago is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Santiago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vina del Mar.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Concha y Toro
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Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Patio Bellavista ©
Patio Bellavista

1
day
Vina del Mar

Vina del Mar ©
A more organized counterpart to its chaotic neighbor Valparaiso, Vina del Mar lives up to its reputation as the "Garden City." Brimming with public parks and flower displays, Chile's fourth-largest city embraces nature, with palm-lined avenues enhancing the "green" ambience.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico Nacional, then pause for some photo ops at Moai, and then examine the collection at Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Vina del Mar route planner.

Getting from Santiago to Vina del Mar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Vina del Mar, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Vina del Mar

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Jardin Botanico Nacional ©
Jardin Botanico Nacional

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hours
Valparaiso

Valparaiso ©
Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): examine the collection at La Sebastiana.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Valparaiso online tour planner.

Valparaiso is just a stone's throw from Vina del Mar. September in Valparaiso sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Santiago.

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Museums
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La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana

1
night
Santiago

Santiago
To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Santiago tour itinerary tool.

You can take a bus from Valparaiso to Santiago in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 8th (Sun), you'll travel to Valle Nevado.

Things to do in Santiago

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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day
Valle Nevado

Valle Nevado ©
The largest ski zone in South America, Valle Nevado offers 2,800 hectares (7,000 acres) of skiable area in the El Plomo foothills near Santiago.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Valle Nevado trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Santiago to Valle Nevado takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to take a shuttle to Santiago.

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Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile ©
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile

1
night
Santiago

Santiago
To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Santiago trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a shuttle from Valle Nevado to Santiago in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 9th (Mon), you'll travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Santiago

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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2
nights
San Pedro de Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama ©
Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Feria Artesanal San Pedro de Atacama, then explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, and finally explore the ancient world of Pukara de Quitor. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating landscape at Atacama Desert and then identify plant and animal life at Salar de Tara.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Pedro de Atacama trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Atacama Desert
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Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Salar de Tara ©
Salar de Tara

1
day
Santiago

Santiago
For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Santiago day trip app.

Getting from San Pedro de Atacama to Santiago by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Santiago

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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