9 days in Chile Itinerary

9 days in Chile Itinerary

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9 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
1
Santiago
— 4 nights
shuttle:  1​h 15​min
2
Valle Nevado
— 1 day
shuttle:  1​h 15​min
3
Santiago
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
4
Vina del Mar
— Few hours
Drive:  15​min
5
Valparaiso
— Few hours
bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Santiago
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  5​h
7
San Pedro de Atacama
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes El Yeso Dam. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, contemplate the long history of Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas, and examine the collection at La Chascona.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Santiago itinerary planning website .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Santiago is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Santiago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to take a shuttle to Valle Nevado.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

San Jose de Maipo
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San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Santa Lucia Hill ©
Santa Lucia Hill
Patio Bellavista ©
Patio Bellavista

1
day
Valle Nevado

Valle Nevado ©
The largest ski zone in South America, Valle Nevado offers 2,800 hectares (7,000 acres) of skiable area in the El Plomo foothills near Santiago.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Valle Nevado visit site .

You can take a shuttle from Santiago to Valle Nevado in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Vina del Mar.

Things to do in Valle Nevado

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile ©
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile

1
night
Santiago

Santiago
To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Santiago trip planner .

Take a shuttle from Valle Nevado to Santiago in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will leave for Vina del Mar on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Santiago

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck, then appreciate the history behind Moai, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico Nacional.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vina del Mar trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Santiago to Vina del Mar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Vina del Mar can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Vina del Mar

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Valparaiso

Valparaiso ©
Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Valparaiso trip planner .

Valparaiso is just a short distance from Vina del Mar. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Museums
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La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana

1
night
Santiago

Santiago
For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Santiago trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Valparaiso to Santiago takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 9th (Mon), you're off toSan Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Santiago

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Valle de la Luna - Valle de la Muerte, then hunt for treasures at Feria Artesanal San Pedro de Atacama, and then take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test the waters at Atacama Desert and then look for all kinds of wild species at Salar de Tara.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your San Pedro de Atacama trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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

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