12 days in Chile Itinerary

12 days in Chile Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Pedro de Atacama
— 3 nights
2
Coyhaique
— 1 night
3
Melipeuco
— 1 day
4
Santiago
— 2 nights

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Salar de Tara and Atacama Desert. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio, take in the dramatic natural features at Piedras Rojas, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and explore the ancient world of Pukara de Quitor.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Pedro de Atacama driving holiday planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Pedro de Atacama is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to San Pedro de Atacama, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in January, you will find days in San Pedro de Atacama are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are little chillier (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Coyhaique.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Atacama Desert
Highlights from your plan
Salar de Tara ©
Salar de Tara
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio

1
night
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 15th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Coyhaique National Reserve.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Coyhaique online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Pedro de Atacama to Coyhaique takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Coyhaique: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melipeuco.

Things to do in Coyhaique

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo ©
Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo
Coyhaique National Reserve ©
Coyhaique National Reserve

1
day
Melipeuco

Melipeuco ©
Melipeuco is a town and commune (comuna) in Chile, located at the foot of the Andes, in the Province of Cautín, Araucanía Region. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Conguillio National Park.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Melipeuco fast, fun, and easy.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Coyhaique to Melipeuco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Melipeuco

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Conguillio National Park ©
Conguillio National Park

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.
Santiago is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, examine the collection at La Chascona, get a taste of the local shopping with Patio Bellavista, and contemplate the long history of Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Santiago travel route builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Melipeuco to Santiago with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
La Chascona ©
La Chascona

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