17 days in Chile Itinerary

17 days in Chile Itinerary

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Santiago
— 3 nights
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San Pedro de Atacama
— 4 nights
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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)
— 2 nights
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Valparaiso
— 5 nights
Drive to Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, Fly to Warsaw

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Santiago

— 3 nights

City of the Island Hills

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Santiago is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Cerro Santa Lucia, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Mercado Central), and look for gifts at Patio Bellavista.

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Warsaw, Poland to Santiago is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Warsaw to Santiago, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:

San Pedro de Atacama

— 4 nights
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, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, explore the fascinating landscape at Atacama Desert, make a trip to Tunel, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Salar de Tara.

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You can fly from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama in 4 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 12th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

— 2 nights
Surrounded by towering mountains, shimmering lakes, and the region's rugged hills, Puerto Natales serves as a bustling jumping-off point for exploring the Torres del Paine National Park.
Spend the 13th (Mon) among the memorable landscape of Glacier Grey. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Mylodon Cave Natural Monument, see the interesting displays at Museo Historico e Industrial Puerto Bories, take in the exciting artwork at La Tehuelche, and pause for some photo ops at Monumento de la Mano.

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Traveling by flight from San Pedro de Atacama to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Pedro de Atacama, expect cooler days and about the same nights in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
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Valparaiso

— 5 nights

Jewel of the Pacific

Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
Change things up with these side-trips from Valparaiso: Casablanca (Attilio & Mochi - Passionate Winemakers, Vinedos Veramonte, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at La Sebastiana, make a trip to Cerro Concepcion, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stroll through Reñaca.

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Fly from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Valparaiso in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in September, expect Valparaiso to be a bit warmer, temps between 19°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 20:

Chile travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Parks · Specialty Museums
Land of Poets
Squeezed between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, geographically diverse Chile is a long, thin stretch of land encompassing some of the world's driest deserts in the north, and some of its largest glacial fields in the south. Though most Chile holidays include some form of adventure in the vast wilderness areas, the country also contains charming cities providing plenty of urban things to do and see. Many tours of Chile include at least a brief visit to the country's lush wine regions, where backyard vineyards compete with sprawling estates producing some of the world's most respected whites and reds.