18 days in Chile Itinerary

18 days in Chile Itinerary

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18 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Santiago
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Olmue
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
3
Valparaiso
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Isla Negra
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Casablanca
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
6
San Pedro de Atacama
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  25​h
End: Dusseldorf

5
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.
Explore Santiago's surroundings by going to Concha y Toro (in Pirque) and Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile (in Valle Nevado). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, make a trip to Plaza de Armas, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Mercado Central), and explore the world behind art at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Santiago itinerary planning site .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Santiago is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dusseldorf to Santiago is minus 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Olmue.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Museums Winter Sports

Side Trips

Concha y Toro, Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile
Highlights from your plan
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
Patio Bellavista ©
Patio Bellavista

1
day
Olmue

Olmue ©
With views of the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Andes Mountains to the east, Olmue serves as an ideal spot for appreciating Chile's natural gifts.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get some fabulous bargains at Confites Merello, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Limache, then examine the collection at Museo de Aeromodelismo, and finally get outside with Parque Nacional La Campana.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Olmue trip builder tool .

Drive from Santiago to Olmue in 2 hours. In September in Olmue, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Olmue

Outdoors Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Limache
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional La Campana ©
Parque Nacional La Campana
Museo de Aeromodelismo ©
Museo de Aeromodelismo
Confites Merello ©
Confites Merello

3
nights
Valparaiso

Valparaiso ©
Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
Valparaiso is known for museums, historic sites, classes, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at La Sebastiana, don't miss a visit to Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores), try your luck at Vina del Mar Casino, and stroll through Quinta Vergara.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Valparaiso online travel planner .

You can drive from Olmue to Valparaiso in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Isla Negra.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Parks Tours Beaches

Side Trip

Vina del Mar
Highlights from your plan
Reñaca ©
Reñaca
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana
Walking tours

2
nights
Isla Negra

Isla Negra ©
Despite its name, Isla Negra is not an island but a small coastal area of Chile, near the town of El Quisco.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Canelillo, head outdoors with Canopy El Canelo, then don't miss a visit to La Nave Imaginaria, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa de Isla Negra. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museo Vicente Huidobro, then step off the mainland to explore Penguin Island, and then stroll through Playa Punta De Tralca.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Isla Negra trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Valparaiso to Isla Negra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Isla Negra can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Isla Negra

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Algarrobo, Playa Punta De Tralca, Museo Vicente Huidobro
Highlights from your plan
Playa El Canelillo ©
Playa El Canelillo
Casa de Isla Negra ©
Casa de Isla Negra
Penguin Island ©
Penguin Island

2
nights
Casablanca

Casablanca ©
Tour the young and fast-growing wine region of Casablanca, easily accessible from Santiago and Valparaiso.
On the 27th (Fri), admire the verdant scenery at Casablanca Valley and then do a tasting at Vina Casas del Bosque. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Casona Veramonte and then do a tasting at Emiliana Organic Vineyards.

You can plan Casablanca trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Isla Negra to Casablanca in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Casablanca

Wineries Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Emiliana Organic Vineyards ©
Emiliana Organic Vineyards
Casona Veramonte ©
Casona Veramonte
Vina Casas del Bosque ©
Vina Casas del Bosque

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): make a trip to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote, then explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, then take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio, and finally delve into the distant past at Pukara de Quitor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Piedras Rojas and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Pedro de Atacama day trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Casablanca to San Pedro de Atacama in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Casablanca in September, you will find days in San Pedro de Atacama are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are a bit cooler (2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio
Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques ©
Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques

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