15 days in Chile, Argentina & Uruguay Itinerary

15 days in Chile, Argentina & Uruguay Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
2
Santiago, Chile
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Mendoza, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
5
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): make a trip to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote and then look for all kinds of wild species at Salar de Tara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): examine the collection at Father Le Paige Museum, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Geyser del Tatio, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna, and finally explore the ancient world of Pukara de Quitor.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your San Pedro de Atacama trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to San Pedro de Atacama is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Chile Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Sao Paulo in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in San Pedro de Atacama, with lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Santiago.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

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Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio
Pukara de Quitor ©
Pukara de Quitor

3
nights
Santiago, Chile

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Dedicate the 8th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Patio Bellavista, buy something for everyone on your list at Costanera Center, admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and make a trip to Palacio de Tribunales de Justicia.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Santiago online trip maker.

Getting from San Pedro de Atacama to Santiago by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in Santiago

Wineries Tours Shopping
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Patio Bellavista ©
Patio Bellavista

2
nights
Mendoza, Argentina

Mendoza ©
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: walk around Parque General San Martin, do a tasting at Bodega Tierras Altas, thenlearn about winemaking at Bodega Roberto Bonfanti, thenlearn about winemaking at Bodega Cruzat. Bubbles Experience, and finally do a tasting at Bodega Renacer.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mendoza vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to Mendoza takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to Argentina Standard Time (ART), which is usually a 1 hour difference. August in Mendoza sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Mendoza

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Bodega Tierras Altas ©
Bodega Tierras Altas
Wine Tours & Tastings
Parque General San Martin ©
Parque General San Martin

3
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.
Take a break from Buenos Aires with a short trip to La Boutique Del Libro in Martinez, about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Japones, appreciate the history behind Floralis Generica, and admire the landmark architecture of Otto Wulff Bldg.

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Traveling by flight from Mendoza to Buenos Aires takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mendoza in August, Buenos Aires is a bit warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

La Boutique Del Libro
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Casa Rosada ©
Casa Rosada
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

2
nights
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): examine the collection at Fundacion Mario Benedetti, thenexamine the collection at Museo del Gaucho y de la Moneda, thenlook and learn at Planetario de Montevideo, and finally learn about winemaking at Pizzorno Family Estates. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, make a trip to Plaza Independencia, take in the pleasant sights at Rambla de Montevideo, thenmake a trip to Montevideo Sign, and finally visit Pocitos.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Montevideo tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Montevideo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect little chillier evenings in Montevideo when traveling from Buenos Aires in August, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums Wineries Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
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Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

2
nights
Punta del Este, Uruguay

Punta del Este ©
With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
On the 18th (Sun), don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este, don't miss a visit to Puerto de Punta del Este, explore the world behind art at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, take in the views from Puente Leonel Viera, thenexamine the collection at Museo del Mar, and finally don't miss a visit to Fundacion Pablo Atchugarry. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla San Rafael, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Ballena, thenget great views at Mirador Punta Ballena, and finally step off the mainland to explore Isla de Lobos.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Punta del Este trip planning site.

You can drive from Montevideo to Punta del Este in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Punta del Este can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Maldonado
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Isla de Lobos ©
Isla de Lobos
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este
Puerto de Punta del Este ©
Puerto de Punta del Este

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