15 days in Chile Itinerary

15 days in Chile Itinerary

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15 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: Florianopolis
Fly + shuttle:  12​h 30​min
1
Iquique
— 1 day
+2
bus + foot + bus:  6​h 30​min
2
San Pedro de Atacama
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  11​h 45​min
3
Hanga Roa, Easter Island
— 3 nights
+4
Fly + bus + train + foot + bus:  11​h 15​min
4
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Santiago
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Florianopolis

1
day
Iquique

Iquique ©
Thanks to the city's position on the Pacific coast, vacations in Iquique appeal to beachgoers, paragliders, bodyboarders, nature lovers, photographers, and fans of picture-perfect sunsets.
On the 24th (Tue), admire nature's extreme beauty at Parque Nacional Salar del Huasco, get engrossed in the history at Museo Corbeta Esmeralda, and then wander the streets of Baquedano Street.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Iquique online trip itinerary builder .

Florianopolis, Brazil to Iquique is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Florianopolis to Iquique, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Iquique

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Parque Nacional Salar del Huasco ©
Parque Nacional Salar del Huasco
Museo Corbeta Esmeralda ©
Museo Corbeta Esmeralda
Baquedano Street ©
Baquedano Street

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Piedras Rojas. Get some cultural insight at Pukara de Quitor and Museo del Meteorito. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Valle Arcoiris, get lost in a book at Libreria Del Desierto, take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio, and relax and rejuvenate at Atacama Desert.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Pedro de Atacama trip itinerary app .

Getting from Iquique to San Pedro de Atacama by bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in San Pedro de Atacama can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hanga Roa.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Atacama Desert
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Valle Arcoiris ©
Valle Arcoiris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Atacama Desert ©
Atacama Desert

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Playa Ovahe and Rano Kau. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ahu Tahai and Orongo. Spend the 29th (Sun) exploring nature at Rapa Nui National Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Anakena Beach, examine the collection at Museo Antropologico P. Sebastian Englert, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Rapa Nui, and make a trip to Rano Raraku.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hanga Roa day trip tool .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from San Pedro de Atacama to Hanga Roa in 12 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Pedro de Atacama to Hanga Roa due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer evenings in Hanga Roa when traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in September, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Easter Island
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Rano Kau ©
Rano Kau
Rano Raraku ©
Rano Raraku
Rapa Nui Parque Nacional ©
Rapa Nui Parque Nacional

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.
On the 2nd (Wed), do a tasting at MontGras, then learn about winemaking at Clos Apalta Lapostolle, and then do a tasting at Viu Manent Winery. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Vina Montes, learn about winemaking at Vina Apaltagua, and then see the interesting displays at Colchagua Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Cruz holiday planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Hanga Roa to Santa Cruz takes 11.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Hanga Roa to Santa Cruz. Traveling from Hanga Roa in October, Santa Cruz is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Santiago.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Wineries Museums
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MontGras ©
MontGras
Colchagua Museum ©
Colchagua Museum
Vina Montes ©
Vina Montes

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 the city life by going to San Cristóbal Hill and Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Concha y Toro and Vina Casas del Bosque. Change things up with a short trip to Emiliana Organic Vineyards in Casablanca (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at La Chascona, admire the masterpieces at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, browse the exhibits of Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, and make a trip to Cerro Santa Lucia.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Santiago trip planner .

Drive from Santa Cruz to Santiago in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Casablanca, Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, Concha y Toro
Highlights from your plan
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Emiliana Organic Vineyards ©
Emiliana Organic Vineyards
Concha y Toro ©
Concha y Toro

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