15 days in Bolivia & Chile Itinerary

15 days in Bolivia & Chile Itinerary

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15 days in Bolivia & Chile Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  8​h
1
La Paz, Bolivia
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
2
Uyuni, Bolivia
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 45​min
3
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h
4
Santiago, Chile
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil


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4
nights
La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz ©
Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Step out of La Paz to go to Tiahuanaco and see Puma Punku, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring the striking scenery along WMDR Yungas Road. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Tiwanaku, admire the masterpieces at Casa Museo Solon, don't miss a visit to Mi Teleferico, and have fun at Urban Rush Bolivia.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the La Paz trip builder tool .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to La Paz is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Bolivia Time is minus 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in February; daily highs in La Paz reach 17°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uyuni.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trip

Puma Punku
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Urban Rush Bolivia ©
Urban Rush Bolivia
Tiwanaku ©
Tiwanaku
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Uyuni, Bolivia

Uyuni ©
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): head off the coast to Isla Incahuasi and then explore the striking landscape at Salar de Uyuni. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museo de la Llama y la Sal, see the interesting displays at Train Cemetery, and then learn more about the world around you at Museo Arquecologia y Antropologico de los Andes Meridionales.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Uyuni journey builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from La Paz to Uyuni in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from La Paz in February, you will find days in Uyuni are little chillier (13°C), and nights are a bit warmer (12°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Uyuni

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Museo de la Llama y la Sal
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Salar de Uyuni ©
Salar de Uyuni
Isla Incahuasi ©
Isla Incahuasi
Train Cemetery ©
Train Cemetery

2
nights
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

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.
San Pedro de Atacama is known for nature, wildlife, historic sites, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna, don't miss a visit to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote, look for all kinds of wild species at Salar de Tara, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Geyser del Tatio.

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Drive from Uyuni to San Pedro de Atacama in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Uyuni in February, you will find days in San Pedro de Atacama are much warmer (28°C), and nights are slightly colder (8°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio
Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques ©
Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Valparaiso (La Sebastiana, Paseo Dimalow, & more) and Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores) (in Vina del Mar). There's much more to do: get great views at San Cristóbal Hill, see the interesting displays at La Chascona, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and hunt for treasures at Central Market (Mercado Central).

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Santiago trip planner .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Valparaiso, Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores)
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San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
Patio Bellavista ©
Patio Bellavista

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