16 days in Chile Itinerary

16 days in Chile Itinerary

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16 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  29​h
1
Santiago
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h
2
San Pedro de Atacama
— 4 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
3
Valparaiso
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  30​h
End: Chennai

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Ski Portillo in Portillo (about 1h 55 min away). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, admire the masterpieces at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, take in panoramic vistas at Sky Costanera, and examine the collection at La Chascona.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Santiago trip planner .

Chennai, India to Santiago is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Chile Time (CLT) is minus 9 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, Ski Portillo
Highlights from your plan
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Santa Lucia Hill ©
Santa Lucia Hill
Patio Bellavista ©
Patio Bellavista

4
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.
San Pedro de Atacama is known for nature, wildlife, historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna, look for all kinds of wild species at Salar de Tara, make a trip to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote, and explore the fascinating landscape at Atacama Desert.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Pedro de Atacama holiday builder website .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in San Pedro de Atacama can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Valparaiso.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Valparaiso

Valparaiso ©
Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Valparaiso: Matetic Vineyards (in Lagunillas), Casablanca (Emiliana Organic Vineyards, Vina Casas del Bosque, & more) and Casa de Isla Negra (in Isla Negra). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at La Sebastiana, make a trip to Pais de Artesanos, wander the streets of Paseo Dimalow, and revel in the low prices at Confites Merello.

Make your Valparaiso itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from San Pedro de Atacama to Valparaiso in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in August: highs in Valparaiso hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Wineries Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Casablanca, Vina del Mar, Casa de Isla Negra, Confites Merello, Matetic Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Emiliana Organic Vineyards ©
Emiliana Organic Vineyards
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana
Walking tours

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