15 days in Chile Itinerary

15 days in Chile Itinerary

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Santiago
— 4 nights
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San Pedro de Atacama
— 2 nights
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Puerto Varas
— 2 nights
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Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 3 nights
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Ancud, Isla Chiloe
— 3 nights

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Santiago

Santiago ©

City of the Island Hills

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, walk around Cerro Santa Lucia, explore the world behind art at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, and get great views at Sky Costanera.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Santiago online visit planner.

Maringa, Brazil to Santiago is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Chile Standard Time (CLT) is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Cerro Santa Lucia
4.5
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Specialty Museum
La Chascona
4.6

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get curious at Museo del Meteorito, witness a stunning natural landmark at Geyser del Tatio, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Feria Artesanal San Pedro de Atacama, then take in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna, and finally make a trip to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Pukara de Quitor and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at On Safari Atacama.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Pedro de Atacama driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Puerto Varas.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
On Safari Atacama
4.9
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Hot Spring
Geyser del Tatio
4.6
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Geologic Formation
Valle De La Luna
4.7

2
nights
Puerto Varas

Puerto Varas ©

City of Roses

Overlooking a lake, with a conical volcano looming in the background, Puerto Varas enjoys memorable scenery but retains its authentic atmosphere.
On the 16th (Sat), explore the activities along Lago Todos Los Santos, contemplate the geological forces at Volcan Osorno, and then take an in-depth tour of Puerto Montt Historical Museum Juan Pablo II. On the next day, enjoy some diversion at In Puerto Varas, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Llanquihue, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Pablo Fierro.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Varas day trip tool.

You can fly from San Pedro de Atacama to Puerto Varas in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in January: highs in Puerto Varas hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Castro.

Things to do in Puerto Varas

Nature · Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Volcano
Volcan Osorno
4.9
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Water Body
Lake Llanquihue
4.8
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Fun & Games
In Puerto Varas
4.5

3
nights
Castro, Isla Chiloe

Castro ©
Main city on Chile's Chiloe Island, Castro represents one of the country's oldest inhabited settlements, making its fortune as both a tourist center and transportation hub.
Castro is known for shopping, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Islotes de Punihuil, explore the activities along Lago Huillinco, examine the collection at Museo Municipal de Castro, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Tenaun.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Castro travel route planner.

Traveling by bus from Puerto Varas to Castro takes 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Castro can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ancud.

Things to do in Castro

Nature · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Church of San Francisco
4.7

3
nights
Ancud, Isla Chiloe

Ancud ©
A city of 40,000 people, Ancud was the capital of Chiloe Archipelago until it was superseded by the city of Castro in 1982.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Chiloe Island Penguin Colony and then head outdoors with Pinguineras. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe, see the interesting displays at Museo Regional de Ancud, then make a trip to Fuerte San Antonio, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas de Ancud, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Bomberil Cuerpo de Bomberos de Ancud.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ancud trip app.

Traveling by car from Castro to Ancud takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Ancud are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ancud

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Museo Regional de Ancud
4.3

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