25 days in Chile Itinerary

25 days in Chile Itinerary

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25 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: Kingston
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Santiago
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Valparaiso
— 3 nights
+3
shuttle + Fly + shuttle + bus:  7​h 30​min
3
Ancud, Isla Chiloe
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
5
Puerto Varas
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  8​h
6
San Pedro de Atacama
— 3 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + train:  25​h
End: Kingston

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 to go to Pirque and see Concha y Toro, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, take in the pleasant sights at Plaza de Armas, admire the masterpieces at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, and see the interesting displays at La Chascona.

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Kingston, Canada to Santiago is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Chile Time (CLT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Concha y Toro
Highlights from your plan
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
Patio Bellavista ©
Patio Bellavista

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Valparaiso: Emiliana Organic Vineyards (in Casablanca) and Casa de Isla Negra (in Isla Negra). There's much more to do: examine the collection at La Sebastiana, make a trip to Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Valparaiso route planning app .

Getting from Santiago to Valparaiso by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ancud.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Vina del Mar, Casa de Isla Negra, Emiliana Organic Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana
Casa de Isla Negra ©
Casa de Isla Negra
Walking tours

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, head outdoors with Pinguineras, steep yourself in history at Fuerte Ahui, and look for all kinds of wild species at Chiloe Island Penguin Colony.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ancud trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Valparaiso to Ancud in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Valparaiso in December, with highs in Ancud at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) 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
Highlights from your plan
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

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.
Step out of Castro with an excursion to Cascadas de Tocoihue in Dalcahue--about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Church of San Francisco, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Huillinco, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de Gracia de Nercon.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Castro trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Ancud to Castro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Puerto Varas.

Things to do in Castro

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Puerto Varas

Puerto Varas ©
Overlooking a lake, with a conical volcano looming in the background, Puerto Varas enjoys memorable scenery but retains its authentic atmosphere.
When in Puerto Varas, make a side trip to see Parque Nacional Alerce Andino in Puerto Montt, approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Petrohué Waterfalls, get curious at Galeria Sur Vivo, contemplate the geological forces at Volcan Osorno, and contemplate the long history of Casa Yunge.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Puerto Varas planner .

Take a bus from Castro to Puerto Varas in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Puerto Varas can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Puerto Varas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Puerto Montt
Highlights from your plan
Petrohué Waterfalls ©
Petrohué Waterfalls
Volcan Osorno ©
Volcan Osorno
Lago Todos Los Santos ©
Lago Todos Los Santos

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.
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, make a trip to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote, engage your brain at Museo del Meteorito, and contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna de Piedras.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Pedro de Atacama online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Puerto Varas to San Pedro de Atacama takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. While traveling from Puerto Varas, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in San Pedro de Atacama, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Atacama Desert
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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