12 days in Chile Itinerary

12 days in Chile Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Santiago
— 4 nights
2
San Pedro de Atacama
— 5 nights
3
Santiago
— 1 night

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.
Step out of Santiago with an excursion to Concha y Toro in Pirque--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, visit Barrio Lastarria, take a stroll through Barrio Bellavista, and admire the masterpieces at Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Santiago trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Santiago is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Santiago is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Santiago

Neighborhoods Parks Museums

Side Trip

Concha y Toro
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San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Concha y Toro ©
Concha y Toro
Barrio Bellavista ©
Barrio Bellavista

5
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 Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques. Get some historical perspective at Pukara de Quitor and Machuca. Take a break from San Pedro de Atacama with a short trip to Iglesia de San Francisco de Chiu Chiu in San Francisco de Chiu Chiu, about 5 hours away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna, look for gifts at Libreria Del Desierto, admire nature's extreme beauty at Atacama Desert, and don't miss a visit to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Pedro de Atacama online vacation planner.

You can fly from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in San Pedro de Atacama can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Santiago.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Atacama Desert, Iglesia de San Francisco de Chiu Chiu
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
Santiago

Santiago ©
On the 19th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla Medalla Milagrosa Virgen De Los Rayos.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Santiago trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from San Pedro de Atacama to Santiago takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced
Capilla Medalla Milagrosa Virgen De Los Rayos ©

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