31 days in Chile Itinerary

31 days in Chile Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Santiago
— 3 nights
2
Valparaiso
— 1 night
3
Vina del Mar
— 2 nights
4
Algarrobo
— 2 nights
5
Arica
— 1 night
6
Iquique
— 1 night
7
San Pedro de Atacama
— 3 nights
8
Pucon
— 1 night
9
Valdivia
— 1 night
10
Osorno
— 2 nights
11
Puerto Montt
— 2 nights
12
Castro
— 3 nights
13
Coyhaique
— 1 night
14
Punta Arenas
— 2 nights
15
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)
— 2 nights

3
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.
Santiago is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from San Cristóbal Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), get engrossed in the history at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, and take in panoramic vistas at Sky Costanera.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Santiago itinerary tool.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Santiago is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Porto Alegre to Santiago. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Shopping Museums
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Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
La Chascona ©
La Chascona

1
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Valparaiso

Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, thenget great views at La Piedra Feliz, and then examine the collection at La Sebastiana.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Valparaiso travel route planner.

You can drive from Santiago to Valparaiso in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November in Valparaiso, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vina del Mar.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Tours Museums
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Walking tours
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana
La Piedra Feliz ©
La Piedra Feliz

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck, thenmake a trip to Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores), and then head outdoors with Parque Nacional La Campana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Campo Educativo, thenadmire the striking features of Palacio Rioja, and then stroll through Reñaca.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Vina del Mar trip itinerary maker app.

Vina del Mar is just a stone's throw from Valparaiso. November in Vina del Mar sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Algarrobo.

Things to do in Vina del Mar

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Parque Nacional La Campana, Campo Educativo
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Parque Nacional La Campana ©
Parque Nacional La Campana
Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores) ©
Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores)
Palacio Rioja ©
Palacio Rioja

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Algarrobo

Algarrobo ©
On the 27th (Wed), do a tasting at Emiliana Organic Vineyards and then learn about winemaking at Matetic Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to La Nave Imaginaria, see the interesting displays at Casa de Isla Negra, and then do a tasting at Casa Marin Winery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Algarrobo trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Vina del Mar to Algarrobo takes 1.5 hours. In November in Algarrobo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Arica.

Things to do in Algarrobo

Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Isla Negra, Casa Marin Winery, Matetic Vineyards, Emiliana Organic Vineyards
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Emiliana Organic Vineyards ©
Emiliana Organic Vineyards
Casa de Isla Negra ©
Casa de Isla Negra
Matetic Vineyards ©
Matetic Vineyards

1
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Arica

Arica ©
The northernmost city in the country, Arica hugs the Chile-Peru border.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Valle de Apachetas and then make a trip to El Morro de Arica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Lauca.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Arica trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Algarrobo to Arica. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Iquique.

Things to do in Arica

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Parque Nacional Lauca ©
Parque Nacional Lauca
El Morro de Arica ©
El Morro de Arica

1
night
Iquique

Iquique ©
Thanks to the city's position on the Pacific coast, vacations in Iquique appeal to beachgoers, paragliders, bodyboarders, nature lovers, photographers, and fans of picture-perfect sunsets.
On the 1st (Sun), see a world frozen in time at Oficina Salitrera Santiago Humberstone and then examine the collection at Salitrera Santa Laura.

Before you visit Iquique, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Arica to Iquique by bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Iquique

Museums Historic Sites
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Salitrera Santa Laura ©
Salitrera Santa Laura
Oficina Salitrera Santiago Humberstone ©
Oficina Salitrera Santiago Humberstone

3
nights
San Pedro de Atacama

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Geyser del Tatio, look and learn at Observatorio Etno-Astronomico Licanantay, delve into the distant past at Pukara de Quitor, and look for all kinds of wild species at Salar de Tara.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Pedro de Atacama driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Iquique to San Pedro de Atacama in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December in San Pedro de Atacama, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pucon.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

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

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Pucon

Pucon ©
Nestled in the shadow of the snow-capped Villarrica volcano, Pucon ranks among the world's premier destinations for adventure sports and high-thrills activities.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Termas Geometricas. Here are some ideas for day two: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Huerquehue National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Pucon trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from San Pedro de Atacama to Pucon takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Valdivia.

Things to do in Pucon

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Termas Geometricas ©
Termas Geometricas
Huerquehue National Park ©
Huerquehue National Park
Parasailing & Paragliding

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Valdivia

Valdivia ©
Valdivia, southern Chile's main university town, possesses a youthful and independent spirit.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Mercado Fluvial de Valdivia, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico de la Universidad Austral de Chile, thenexamine the collection at Museo Historico y Antropologico, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo de la Exploracion Rudolph Amandus Philippi.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Valdivia vacation maker website.

You can drive from Pucon to Valdivia in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Osorno.

Things to do in Valdivia

Museums Parks
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Museo Historico y Antropologico ©
Museo Historico y Antropologico
Mercado Fluvial de Valdivia ©
Mercado Fluvial de Valdivia

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Osorno

Osorno ©
Established at the confluence of the Rahue and Damas Rivers, the city of Osorno represents one of the main agricultural centers of the region and possesses an interesting history of immigration, growth, and change.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the local landmark of Plaza De Armas and then get impressive views of Crater Raihuen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): browse the fresh offerings at Feria libre de Rahue, walk around Parque Cuarto Centenario de Osorno, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral San Mateo, and finally relax in the rural setting at Granja Educativa Buena Vista.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Osorno trip planner.

Drive from Valdivia to Osorno in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Valdivia in December: highs in Osorno hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Puerto Montt.

Things to do in Osorno

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Parque Cuarto Centenario de Osorno ©
Parque Cuarto Centenario de Osorno
Catedral San Mateo ©
Catedral San Mateo
Plaza De Armas ©
Plaza De Armas

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nights
Puerto Montt

Puerto Montt ©
Though the city serves as a regional transport and commercial hub, vacations in Puerto Montt rarely focus on the city itself; instead, Southern Chile's volcanoes, glacial lakes, and national parks get most of the attention here.
On the 10th (Tue), get impressive views of Volcan Osorno, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Todos Los Santos, and then take an in-depth tour of Puerto Montt Historical Museum Juan Pablo II. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Casa Yunge and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Alerce Andino.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Puerto Montt trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Osorno to Puerto Montt takes 1.5 hours. December in Puerto Montt sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Castro.

Things to do in Puerto Montt

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Puerto Varas
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Volcan Osorno ©
Volcan Osorno
Parque Nacional Alerce Andino ©
Parque Nacional Alerce Andino
Lago Todos Los Santos ©
Lago Todos Los Santos

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Castro

Castro ©
Main city on Chile's Chiloe Island, Castro represents one of the country's oldest inhabited settlements, making its fortune as both a tourist center and transportation hub.
When in Castro, make a side trip to see Museo Regional de Ancud in Ancud, approximately Ancud away. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chiloe National Park, gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights, delve into the lush surroundings at Bosquepiedra, and examine the collection at Museo Historico Etnografico.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Castro road trip site.

Take a bus from Puerto Montt to Castro in 4 hours. December in Castro sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Coyhaique.

Things to do in Castro

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Isla Chiloe, Museo Regional de Ancud, Museo Historico Etnografico, Lago Huillinco
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Chiloe National Park ©
Chiloe National Park
Museo Regional de Ancud ©
Museo Regional de Ancud
Photography Tours

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Coyhaique

Coyhaique ©
Founded in 1929, Coyhaique is a young city--a baby by world standards--developed from humble agricultural origins to become the capital and main hub of the largely rural Aysen Region.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get great views at Mirador Marchant and then identify plant and animal life at Coyhaique National Reserve. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Coyhaique journey planner.

Getting from Castro to Coyhaique by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. December in Coyhaique sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Punta Arenas.

Things to do in Coyhaique

Wildlife Parks
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Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo ©
Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo
Coyhaique National Reserve ©
Coyhaique National Reserve
Mirador Marchant ©
Mirador Marchant

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Punta Arenas

An erstwhile hub of the sheep wool industry, Punta Arenas has evolved into a gateway of sorts for hikers, cruise ship passengers, and adventure travelers heading out on the windswept lands of Chile's extreme southern reaches.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Nao Victoria Museo, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cementerio Municipal, ponder the world of politics at Palacio Montes Pello, thenget outside with Strait of Magellan, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Museo Naval y Maritimo. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Monumento Al Ovejero, thenget up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then get some fabulous bargains at Kenavic.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Punta Arenas trip planning tool.

Fly from Coyhaique to Punta Arenas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Coyhaique in December, expect Punta Arenas to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in Punta Arenas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cementerio Municipal ©
Cementerio Municipal
Museo Naval y Maritimo ©
Museo Naval y Maritimo

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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at Historical Museum,Municipality of Puerto Natales and then Head underground at Mylodon Cave Natural Monument.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by bus from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Museums Parks Nature
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Mylodon Cave Natural Monument ©
Mylodon Cave Natural Monument

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