4 days in Santiago & Cusco Itinerary

4 days in Santiago & Cusco Itinerary

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4 days in Santiago & Cusco Itinerary

Start: Manaus, Brazil
Fly:  12​h
1
Santiago, Chile
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Cusco, Peru
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Manaus, Brazil

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, then take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, and then make a trip to Santa Lucia Hill.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Santiago trip maker tool .

Manaus, Brazil to Santiago is an approximately 12-hour flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill

2
nights
Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Centro Historico De Cusco and then contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cusco driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Santiago to Cusco in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santiago to Cusco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Cusco can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Centro Historico De Cusco ©
Centro Historico De Cusco

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