11 days in Chile Itinerary

11 days in Chile Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Pedro de Atacama
— 1 day
2
Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 1 day
3
Ancud, Isla Chiloe
— 1 night
4
Hanga Roa, Easter Island
— 1 night
5
Santa Cruz
— 1 day
6
Santiago
— 4 nights

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Pukara de Quitor, take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Feria Artesanal San Pedro de Atacama, thenexamine the collection at Father Le Paige Museum, and finally explore the fascinating landscape at Atacama Desert.

For photos and other tourist information, read San Pedro de Atacama trip maker.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to San Pedro de Atacama is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Chile Standard Time (CLT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for colder nights when traveling from Sao Paulo in May since evenings lows in San Pedro de Atacama dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Castro.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Atacama Desert
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Atacama Desert ©
Atacama Desert
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio
Pukara de Quitor ©
Pukara de Quitor

1
day
Castro, Isla Chiloe

Main city on Chile's Chiloe Island, Castro represents one of the country's oldest inhabited settlements, making its fortune as both a tourist center and transportation hub.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): stop by Aylla Chiloe, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and then hunt for treasures at Feria Artesanal Dalcahue.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Castro trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, shuttle, and bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Castro takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Castro, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Ancud.

Things to do in Castro

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Feria Artesanal Dalcahue
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Photography Tours
Feria Artesanal Dalcahue ©
Feria Artesanal Dalcahue
Aylla Chiloe ©
Aylla Chiloe

1
night
Ancud, Isla Chiloe

Ancud ©
A city of 40,000 people, Ancud was the capital of Chiloe Archipelago until it was superseded by the city of Castro in 1982.
On the 28th (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at Faro Corona en Chiloe, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Lechagua, look for gifts at Mercado Municipal de Ancud, thenexamine the collection at Museo Regional de Ancud, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Bomberil Cuerpo de Bomberos de Ancud.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ancud attractions tool.

Getting from Castro to Ancud by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hanga Roa.

Things to do in Ancud

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Museo Regional de Ancud ©
Museo Regional de Ancud
Faro Corona en Chiloe ©
Faro Corona en Chiloe
Mercado Municipal de Ancud ©
Mercado Municipal de Ancud

1
night
Hanga Roa, Easter Island

Hanga Roa ©
The main town and capital of Chile's Easter Island, Hanga Roa serves as a base for most visitors to the island, with all explorations of Easter Island and its famous moai monoliths beginning here.
On the 29th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Rano Raraku, don't miss a visit to Ahu Tongariki, thendelve into the distant past at Ahu Nau Nau, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Anakena. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Rapa Nui Parque Nacional.

To see maps and tourist information, you can read our Hanga Roa trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Ancud to Hanga Roa in 12 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ancud to Hanga Roa is minus 2 hours. In May, Hanga Roa is somewhat warmer than Ancud - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Easter Island
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Rano Raraku ©
Rano Raraku
Anakena ©
Anakena
Ahu Tongariki ©
Ahu Tongariki

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day
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
The Chilean city of Santa Cruz offers a view into the country's agricultural and pastoral heritage, with well-preserved colonial-era traditions and architecture.
On the 31st (Fri), examine the collection at Colchagua Museum, thendo a tasting at Clos Apalta Lapostolle, and then learn about winemaking at Viu Manent Winery.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Santa Cruz trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Hanga Roa to Santa Cruz takes 12 hours. Traveling from Hanga Roa to Santa Cruz, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Hanga Roa in May: high temperatures in Santa Cruz hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Santiago.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Wineries Museums
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Clos Apalta Lapostolle ©
Clos Apalta Lapostolle
Viu Manent Winery ©
Viu Manent Winery
Colchagua Museum ©
Colchagua Museum

4
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.
Let the collections at La Chascona and Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Concha y Toro and Barrio Lastarria. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Mercado Central), browse the different shops at Costanera Center, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Santiago trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Santa Cruz to Santiago by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Concha y Toro
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San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Concha y Toro ©
Concha y Toro
La Chascona ©
La Chascona

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