8 days in Chile Itinerary

8 days in Chile Itinerary

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8 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  12​h 30​min
1
San Pedro de Atacama
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
2
Valparaiso
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Santiago
— 4 nights
End: Sao Paulo

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio, then explore the ancient world of Pukara de Quitor, then explore the striking landscape at Valle de la Luna - Valle de la Muerte, and finally get lost in a book at Libreria Del Desierto. On the next day, boost your wellbeing at Atacama Desert and then identify plant and animal life at Salar de Tara.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Pedro de Atacama travel route builder tool .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to San Pedro de Atacama is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Chile Time (CLT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Sao Paulo in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in San Pedro de Atacama, with lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Valparaiso.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Atacama Desert
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Atacama Desert ©
Atacama Desert
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio

1
day
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 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck, then make a trip to Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores), then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally see the interesting displays at La Sebastiana.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Valparaiso trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from San Pedro de Atacama to Valparaiso by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in August, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Valparaiso: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Santiago.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Tours Museums

Side Trip

Vina del Mar
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Walking tours
Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores) ©
Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores)

4
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.
El Yeso Dam has been added to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Cristóbal Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), explore the galleries of Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, and take in panoramic vistas at Sky Costanera.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Santiago trip maker site .

Getting from Valparaiso to Santiago by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, El Yeso Dam
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San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Santa Lucia Hill ©
Santa Lucia Hill
Patio Bellavista ©
Patio Bellavista

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