20 days in Chile Itinerary

20 days in Chile Itinerary

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20 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: Santiago
1
Santiago
— 6 nights
shuttle:  1​h
2
Farellones
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Valle Nevado
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Valparaiso
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Vina del Mar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Portillo
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Santiago

6
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.
You'll explore and learn at Museo Interactivo Mirador and La Chascona. Get some cultural insight at Isidora Goyenechea and Vina Undurraga. Spend the 19th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, fly down the slopes at El Colorado Ski Center, hunt for treasures at Central Market (Mercado Central), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski Portillo Centro de Esqui.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Santiago travel route planner.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airport is Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a shuttle to Farellones.

Things to do in Santiago

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Vina Undurraga, Vina Santa Rita
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Vina Undurraga ©
Vina Undurraga
Vina Santa Rita ©
Vina Santa Rita
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill

2
nights
Farellones

Farellones ©
Nestled in the foothills of the Andes, the quaint village of Farellones is notable for its large skiable area and ski resorts that surround it.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Parques de Farellones. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through natural beauty at Plaza de los Pumas.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Farellones route planning website .

Traveling by shuttle from Santiago to Farellones takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Valle Nevado.

Things to do in Farellones

Winter Sports Outdoors Adventure
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Parques de Farellones ©
Parques de Farellones
Plaza de los Pumas ©
Plaza de los Pumas

3
nights
Valle Nevado

Valle Nevado ©
The largest ski zone in South America, Valle Nevado offers 2,800 hectares (7,000 acres) of skiable area in the El Plomo foothills near Santiago.
On the 22nd (Mon), fly down the slopes at Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Valle Nevado trip planner.

Valle Nevado is just a stone's throw from Farellones. On the 24th (Wed), you'll travel to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Valle Nevado

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile ©
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile

2
nights
Valparaiso

Valparaiso ©
Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): examine the collection at La Sebastiana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo de Historia Natural de Valparaiso, then take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Municipal de Arte, then explore the galleries of Galeria Espacio Rojo, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Canelillo.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Valparaiso trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Valle Nevado to Valparaiso in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Vina del Mar.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodegas RE, Playa El Canelillo
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Playa El Canelillo ©
Playa El Canelillo
Bodegas RE ©
Bodegas RE
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana

2
nights
Vina del Mar

Vina del Mar ©
A more organized counterpart to its chaotic neighbor Valparaiso, Vina del Mar lives up to its reputation as the "Garden City." Brimming with public parks and flower displays, Chile's fourth-largest city embraces nature, with palm-lined avenues enhancing the "green" ambience.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get into the urban bustle at Quinta Vergara. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get some fabulous bargains at Confites Merello, then do a tasting at Quintay Vineyards, then view the masterpieces at Artequin Vina del Mar, and finally see the interesting displays at Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vina del Mar day trip site .

Vina del Mar is just a stone's throw from Valparaiso. In July, daytime highs in Vina del Mar are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Portillo.

Things to do in Vina del Mar

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Quintay Vineyards, Confites Merello, Salto El Puquen
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Quinta Vergara ©
Quinta Vergara
Quintay Vineyards ©
Quintay Vineyards

4
nights
Portillo

Portillo ©
Powder-white peaks frame a sapphire lake at picture-perfect Portillo.
Get in touch with nature at Ski Portillo and Laguna del Inca.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Portillo holiday planner .

You can drive from Vina del Mar to Portillo in 3 hours. You will leave for home on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Portillo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Ski Portillo Just For The Day ©
Ski Portillo Just For The Day
Laguna del Inca ©
Laguna del Inca

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