13 days in Santiago & Buenos Aires Itinerary

13 days in Santiago & Buenos Aires Itinerary

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13 days in Santiago & Buenos Aires Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Santiago, Chile
— 6 nights
2
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

6
nights
Santiago, Chile

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.
Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion and Templo Baha'i will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vina Undurraga and Museo Interactivo Mirador. Change things up with these side-trips from Santiago: Casablanca (Emiliana Organic Vineyards & Casona Veramonte), Concha y Toro (in Pirque) and Church Saint Augustine (in Calera de Tango). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Santa Rita Winery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de La Merced, see the interesting displays at La Chascona, and steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Santiago trip planner .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Santiago is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Santiago

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Casablanca, Concha y Toro, Vina Undurraga, Vina Santa Rita, Church Saint Augustine
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Vina Santa Rita ©
Vina Santa Rita
Vina Undurraga ©
Vina Undurraga
Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion ©

6
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Popular historic sites such as Catedral de la Plata and Basilica de Lujan are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Catedral de San Isidro and Villa Ocampo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Buenos Aires: Estancia La Mimosa (in Exaltacion de la Cruz), Museos & Cripta Basilica Nuestra Senora De Lujan (in Lujan) and La Plata (Planetario Ciudad de La Plata & Museo de La Plata). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Puerto Madero, browse the exhibits of Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo, examine the collection at Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires road trip tool .

You can fly from Santiago to Buenos Aires in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Chile Time to Argentine Time is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Buenos Aires are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

La Plata, San Isidro, Lujan, Estancia La Mimosa
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Catedral de la Plata ©
Catedral de la Plata
Catedral de San Isidro ©
Catedral de San Isidro
Villa Ocampo ©
Villa Ocampo

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