19 days in Chile Itinerary

19 days in Chile Itinerary

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19 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: Tampere
Fly:  29​h
1
Santiago
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  6​h 30​min
2
Ancud, Isla Chiloe
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 4 nights
+3
bus + shuttle + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 30​min
4
San Pedro de Atacama
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  34​h
End: Tampere

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 Santiago with an excursion to La Sebastiana in Valparaiso--about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, see the interesting displays at La Chascona, buy something for everyone on your list at Costanera Center, and make a trip to Plaza de Armas.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Santiago sightseeing planning website .

Tampere, Finland to Santiago is an approximately 29-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Tampere to Santiago due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ancud.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

La Sebastiana
Highlights from your plan
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Santa Lucia Hill ©
Santa Lucia Hill
Patio Bellavista ©
Patio Bellavista

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A city of 40,000 people, Ancud was the capital of Chiloe Archipelago until it was superseded by the city of Castro in 1982.
Step out of Ancud with an excursion to Isla Aucar in Quemchi--about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museo Regional de Ancud, identify plant and animal life at Chiloe Island Penguin Colony, make a trip to Fuerte Ahui, and get outside with Pinguineras.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ancud itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Santiago to Ancud takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Castro.

Things to do in Ancud

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Isla Aucar, Chiloe Island Penguin Colony
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Isla Aucar ©
Isla Aucar
Museo Regional de Ancud ©
Museo Regional de Ancud
Faro Corona en Chiloe ©
Faro Corona en Chiloe

4
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, adventure, historic sites, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Church of San Francisco, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Rosario, explore the activities along Lago Huillinco, and delve into the lush surroundings at Bosquepiedra.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Castro trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by bus from Ancud to Castro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Castro

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Isla Chiloe, Chonchi, Dalcahue
Highlights from your plan
Chiloe National Park ©
Chiloe National Park
Church of San Francisco ©
Church of San Francisco
Lemuy Island ©
Lemuy Island

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 childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, delve into the distant past at Pukara de Quitor, look for all kinds of wild species at Salar de Tara, and admire nature's extreme beauty at Atacama Desert.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Pedro de Atacama trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Castro to San Pedro de Atacama takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Castro, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in San Pedro de Atacama, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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