24 days in Chile Itinerary

24 days in Chile Itinerary

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Fly
1
San Pedro de Atacama
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Santiago
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Puerto Varas
— 2 nights
Bus
5
Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Ancud, Isla Chiloe
— 3 nights
Fly
7
Hanga Roa, Easter Island
— 3 nights
Fly

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4
nights
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, engage your brain at Museo del Meteorito, don't miss a visit to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote, and take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Pedro de Atacama day trip tool.

Washington DC, USA to San Pedro de Atacama is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Chile Standard Time (CLT) is 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in March, expect San Pedro de Atacama to be somewhat warmer, temps between 75°F and 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Valle De La Luna ©
Geologic Formation
Valle De La Luna
4.7
Geyser del Tatio ©
Hot Spring
Geyser del Tatio
4.6

4
nights
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: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, look for gifts at Patio Bellavista, stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia, and take in the pleasant sights at Plaza de Armas.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Santiago road trip planner.

You can fly from San Pedro de Atacama to Santiago in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Must see
Cerro Santa Lucia
4.5
La Chascona ©
Specialty Museum
La Chascona
4.6

2
nights
Santa Cruz

The Chilean city of Santa Cruz offers a view into the country's agricultural and pastoral heritage, with well-preserved colonial-era traditions and architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): learn about winemaking at Vina Neyen, learn about winemaking at Clos Apalta Lapostolle, and then examine the collection at Colchagua Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Vina Montes and then learn about winemaking at MontGras.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Santa Cruz planning website.

Drive from Santiago to Santa Cruz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Santa Cruz are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Puerto Varas.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Wineries · Museums
Highlights from your trip
MontGras ©
Must see
MontGras
4.9
Vina Montes ©
Winery / Vineyard
Vina Montes
4.5
Colchagua Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Colchagua Museum
4.8

2
nights
Puerto Varas

City of Roses

Overlooking a lake, with a conical volcano looming in the background, Puerto Varas enjoys memorable scenery but retains its authentic atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): scramble along the landscape with Canopy Chile, take in the dramatic scenery at Petrohué Waterfalls, and then have fun at In Puerto Varas. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find your balance on the water with Vive Sup, explore the activities along Lake Llanquihue, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Todos Los Santos, and finally steep yourself in history at Casa Yunge.

To find out how to plan a trip to Puerto Varas, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to Puerto Varas takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Santa Cruz in March; daily highs in Puerto Varas reach 64°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Castro.

Things to do in Puerto Varas

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip
Lake Llanquihue ©
Water Body
Lake Llanquihue
4.8

4
nights
Castro, Isla Chiloe

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, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Church of San Francisco, examine the collection at Museo Historico Etnografico, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Tenaun, and contemplate the long history of Fortin Tauco.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Castro journey builder.

Traveling by bus from Puerto Varas to Castro takes 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Castro are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ancud.

Things to do in Castro

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Church of San Francisco ©
World heritage site
Church of San Francisco
4.7
©
Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
4.7

3
nights
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.
On the 29th (Mon), enjoy the sea views from Faro Corona en Chiloe and then kick back and relax at Playa Lechagua. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe, see the interesting displays at Museo Bomberil Cuerpo de Bomberos de Ancud, see the interesting displays at Museo Regional de Ancud, then don't miss a visit to Fuerte San Antonio, and finally steep yourself in history at Fuerte Ahui.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ancud online journey planner.

You can drive from Castro to Ancud in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in March, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Hanga Roa.

Things to do in Ancud

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your trip
Museo Regional de Ancud ©
Specialty Museum
Museo Regional de Ancud
4.3

3
nights
Hanga Roa, Easter Island

The main town and capital of Chile's Easter Island, Hanga Roa serves as a base for most visitors to the island, with all explorations of Easter Island and its famous moai monoliths beginning here.
Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Rapa Nui Parque Nacional. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Ahu Tongariki, delve into the distant past at Ahu Nau Nau, contemplate the long history of Papa Vaka, and enjoy the sand and surf at Anakena.

To plan Hanga Roa vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Ancud to Hanga Roa by flight takes about 12 hours. The time zone changes from Chile Standard Time to Easter Island Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Ancud in March, expect nights in Hanga Roa to be much hotter, around 68°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Ahu Tongariki ©
Must see
Ahu Tongariki
5.0
Anakena ©
Beach
Anakena
4.9
Rano Raraku ©
Must see
Rano Raraku
4.9

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