18 days in San Pedro de Atacama & Sao Paulo Itinerary

18 days in San Pedro de Atacama & Sao Paulo Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Drive:  38 h
1
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 8 nights
Drive:  38 h
2
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 6 nights
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

8
nights
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Pedro de Atacama: Cementerio de Toconao (in Toconao) and Salar de Atacama (in Antofagasta). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, look for all kinds of wild species at Salar de Tara, explore the striking landscape of Reserva Nacional de Flamencos, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Pedro de Atacama road trip app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to San Pedro de Atacama is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Chile Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in December, you will find days in San Pedro de Atacama are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are colder (6°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Cementerio de Toconao, Salar de Atacama
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Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio
Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques ©
Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques

6
nights
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Venture out of the city with trips to Juquehy Beach (in Sao Sebastiao) and Aparecida (Memorial da Devocao Nossa Senhora Aparecida, National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida, &more). The adventure continues: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Museu do Futebol, and engage your brain at Catavento Cultural e Educacional.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sao Paulo online trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from San Pedro de Atacama to Sao Paulo takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Pedro de Atacama to Sao Paulo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in January, expect nights in Sao Paulo to be much warmer, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Aparecida, Juquehy Beach
Highlights from your plan
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue

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