10 days in Chile Itinerary

10 days in Chile Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Pedro de Atacama
— 1 night
2
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)
— 2 nights
3
Santiago
— 3 nights

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 30th (Sat): explore the activities along Laguna Chaxa, take in the dramatic natural features at Piedras Rojas, and then take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Pukara de Quitor, engage your brain at Museo del Meteorito, browse the eclectic array of goods at Feria Artesanal San Pedro de Atacama, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna, and finally stop by Libreria Del Desierto.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Pedro de Atacama vacation builder site.

Chicago, USA to San Pedro de Atacama is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Chile Standard Time (CLT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in March, you will find days in San Pedro de Atacama are much warmer (°F), and nights are a bit warmer (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Piedras Rojas ©
Piedras Rojas
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio

2
nights
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) ©
Surrounded by towering mountains, shimmering lakes, and the region's rugged hills, Puerto Natales serves as a bustling jumping-off point for exploring the Torres del Paine National Park.
Explore hidden gems such as Muelle Historico and Estancia Puerto Consuelo. There's still lots to do: trek along with Estancia La Peninsula, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and look for gifts at Etnia Patagonia.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) sightseeing planning tool.

You can fly from San Pedro de Atacama to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect cooler weather when traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in April: highs in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Estancia La Peninsula ©
Estancia La Peninsula
Muelle Historico ©
Muelle Historico
Estancia Puerto Consuelo ©
Estancia Puerto Consuelo

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vina Undurraga and Emiliana Organic Vineyards. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, look for gifts at Patio Bellavista, see the interesting displays at La Chascona, and steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Santiago travel planner.

You can fly from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Santiago in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Emiliana Organic Vineyards, Vina Undurraga
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Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
La Chascona ©
La Chascona

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