8 days in Chile Itinerary

8 days in Chile Itinerary

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8 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: Franca
Drive:  25​h
1
San Pedro de Atacama
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Coyhaique
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Santiago
— 2 nights
Drive:  29​h
End: Franca

2
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Atacama Desert and Salar de Tara. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pukara de Quitor and Museo del Meteorito. There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna and take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Pedro de Atacama driving holiday planning app .

Franca, Brazil to San Pedro de Atacama is an approximately 35.5-hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from Franca to San Pedro de Atacama is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Franca in December, plan for little chillier days in San Pedro de Atacama, with highs around 29°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Coyhaique.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Wildlife

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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
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 7th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Coyhaique National Reserve.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Coyhaique online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from San Pedro de Atacama to Coyhaique in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in December, you will find days in Coyhaique are slightly colder (21°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Coyhaique

Parks Wildlife
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Coyhaique National Reserve ©
Coyhaique National Reserve

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take a stroll through Barrio Bellavista, take some stellar pictures from San Cristóbal Hill, and then examine the collection at La Chascona. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, then do a tasting at Concha y Toro, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Costanera.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Santiago holiday planner.

You can fly from Coyhaique to Santiago in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Nature Wineries

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Concha y Toro
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San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
Concha y Toro ©
Concha y Toro

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