5 days in Rio de Janeiro & Chile Itinerary

5 days in Rio de Janeiro & Chile Itinerary

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5 days in Rio de Janeiro & Chile Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Santiago, Chile
— 1 night
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Do your shopping at Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas and Shopping Leblon. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia de Ipanema and Copacabana Beach. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, tour the pleasant surroundings at Leblon Beach, and browse the collection at Real Gabinete Portugues Da Leitura.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro holiday planning app .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airport is Rio Galeão – Tom Jobim International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

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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.
On the 5th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Mercado Central), then explore the world behind art at Museo de Artes Visuales, then see the interesting displays at La Chascona, and finally look for gifts at Costanera Center. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Sky Costanera, don't miss a visit to Cerro Santa Lucia, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Santiago trip planner .

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Santiago due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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La Chascona ©
La Chascona
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Central Market (Mercado Central)

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