11 days in Chile Itinerary

11 days in Chile Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanga Roa, Easter Island
— 2 nights
2
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
3
Santiago
— 2 nights
4
San Pedro de Atacama
— 1 night

2
nights
Hanga Roa, Easter Island

Hanga Roa ©
The main town and capital of Chile's Easter Island, Hanga Roa serves as a base for most visitors to the island, with all explorations of Easter Island and its famous moai monoliths beginning here.
Escape the urban bustle at Orongo and Ovahe. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ahu Tahai and Ahu Nau Nau. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Rapa Nui Parque Nacional. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at Rano Kau, explore the ancient world of Ahu Hanga Te'e, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Rapa Nui.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Hanga Roa itinerary maker site.

Toronto, Canada to Hanga Roa is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Hanga Roa is minus 1 hour. In December, Hanga Roa is warmer than Toronto - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Easter Island
Highlights from your plan
Rano Kau ©
Rano Kau
Rapa Nui Parque Nacional ©
Rapa Nui Parque Nacional
Orongo ©
Orongo

1
night
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
The Chilean city of Santa Cruz offers a view into the country's agricultural and pastoral heritage, with well-preserved colonial-era traditions and architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Vina Montes, learn about winemaking at Vina Apaltagua, and then see the interesting displays at Colchagua Museum. On the next day, learn about winemaking at MontGras, thenlearn about winemaking at Viu Manent Winery, and then do a tasting at Clos Apalta Lapostolle.

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You can fly from Hanga Roa to Santa Cruz in 12 hours. The time zone difference moving from Easter Island Standard Time to Chile Standard Time is 2 hours. When traveling from Hanga Roa in December, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Santa Cruz: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Santiago.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Colchagua Museum ©
Colchagua Museum
MontGras ©
MontGras
Viu Manent Winery ©
Viu Manent Winery

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 27th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Sky Costanera, examine the collection at La Chascona, thentake in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, and finally admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castillo Hidalgo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Santiago road trip tool.

You can drive from Santa Cruz to Santiago in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino ©
Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino

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.
On the 29th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Chaxa, take in the dramatic natural features at Piedras Rojas, and then explore the ancient world of Pukara de Quitor. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Museo del Meteorito, thensurround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Feria Artesanal San Pedro de Atacama, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geyser del Tatio.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Pedro de Atacama day trip planning tool.

Fly from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in San Pedro de Atacama can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Piedras Rojas ©
Piedras Rojas
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio

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