9 days in Santiago Metropolitan Region Itinerary

9 days in Santiago Metropolitan Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Jose de Maipo
— 1 night
2
Santiago
— 6 nights
3
Valle Nevado
— 1 night

1
night
San Jose de Maipo

Long an oasis for residents of Santiago in need of some fresh air, San Jose de Maipo draws visitors from all four corners of the world.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): learn about winemaking at Alyan Family Wines, then learn about winemaking at Vina El Principal, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia San Jose De Maipo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Ex-Tren Militar del Cajon de Maipo, stop by La Mieleria, then enjoy breathtaking views from Observatorio Pailalen, and finally let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Jose de Maipo itinerary planner.

Santiago to San Jose de Maipo is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in San Jose de Maipo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Santiago.

Things to do in San Jose de Maipo

Adventure · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pirque, Ex-Tren Militar del Cajon de Maipo
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River Rafting & Tubing
Vina El Principal ©
Vina El Principal
Alyan Family Wines ©
Alyan Family Wines

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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.
Head to Central Market (Mercado Central) and E.N.D. Espacio Nacional de Disenofor some retail therapy. Concha y Toro and Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at La Chascona, admire the masterpieces at Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts, admire all the interesting features of San Cristóbal Hill, and admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Santiago road trip planning site.

You can drive from San Jose de Maipo to Santiago in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catch the shuttle to Valle Nevado.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

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

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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.
On the 30th (Mon), glide through natural beauty at Plaza de los Pumas and then stroll through Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Valle Nevado travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Santiago to Valle Nevado takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a shuttle back home.

Things to do in Valle Nevado

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Plaza de los Pumas
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Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile ©
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile
Plaza de los Pumas ©
Plaza de los Pumas