23 days in Chile Itinerary

23 days in Chile Itinerary

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San Pedro de Atacama
— 3 nights
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Ancud, Isla Chiloe
— 3 nights
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Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 4 nights
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Melipeuco
— 1 day
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Valparaiso
— 2 nights
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Santiago
— 5 nights

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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 San Pedro de Atacama with an excursion to Salar de Atacama in Antofagasta--about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, don't miss a visit to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote, look and learn at Observatorio Etno-Astronomico Licanantay, and stop by Libreria Del Desierto.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read San Pedro de Atacama trip itinerary maker site.

Paris, France to San Pedro de Atacama is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Chile Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in February, you will find days in San Pedro de Atacama are warmer (28°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ancud.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks · Nature · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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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Ancud, Isla Chiloe

A city of 40,000 people, Ancud was the capital of Chiloe Archipelago until it was superseded by the city of Castro in 1982.
Take a break from Ancud with a short trip to Isla Aucar in Quemchi, about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museo Regional de Ancud, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Ancud, make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Ancud, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Lechagua.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ancud route maker.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Ancud in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in February, you will find days in Ancud are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Castro.

Things to do in Ancud

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Museo Regional de Ancud ©
Museo Regional de Ancud
Isla Aucar ©
Isla Aucar

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Muelle de las Almas in Cucao (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Church of San Francisco, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de Gracia de Nercon, examine the collection at Museo Historico Etnografico, and don't miss a visit to Costanera.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Castro holiday planning website.

You can drive from Ancud to Castro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Castro sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melipeuco.

Things to do in Castro

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Chiloe National Park ©
Chiloe National Park
Church of San Francisco ©
Church of San Francisco
Iglesia Nuestra Senora de Gracia de Nercon ©

1
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Melipeuco

Melipeuco ©
Melipeuco is a town and commune (comuna) in Chile, located at the foot of the Andes, in the Province of Cautín, Araucanía Region. On the 2nd (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Conguillio National Park.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Melipeuco journey planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Castro to Melipeuco. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Melipeuco

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Conguillio National Park ©
Conguillio National Park

2
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Valparaiso

Valparaiso ©

Jewel of the Pacific

Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Valparaiso: Casa de Isla Negra (in Isla Negra) and Canopy El Canelo (in Algarrobo). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at La Sebastiana, wander the streets of Paseo Dimalow, kick back and relax at Reñaca, and make a trip to Cerro Concepcion.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Valparaiso road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Melipeuco to Valparaiso with the Route module. March in Valparaiso sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Santiago.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana
Casa de Isla Negra ©
Casa de Isla Negra
Walking tours

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Santiago

Santiago ©

City of the Island Hills

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Santiago is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Cerro Santa Lucia, browse the different shops at Costanera Center, stop by Patio Bellavista, and admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Santiago trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Valparaiso to Santiago takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill

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