25 days in Chile Itinerary

25 days in Chile Itinerary

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25 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Santiago
— 5 nights
Bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Valparaiso
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Coyhaique
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  5​h 30​min
4
Ancud, Isla Chiloe
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 4 nights
+3
Bus + Shuttle + Fly + Shuttle:  11​h 30​min
6
San Pedro de Atacama
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  25​h
End: Dusseldorf

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santiago: Concha y Toro (in Pirque) and Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile (in Valle Nevado). There's still lots to do: get great views at San Cristóbal Hill, wander the streets of Barrio Bellavista, admire the masterpieces at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, and enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Costanera.

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Dusseldorf, Germany to Santiago is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Chile Time (CLT) is minus 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, Concha y Toro
Highlights from your plan
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
La Chascona ©
La Chascona

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.
Go for a jaunt from Valparaiso to Isla Negra to see Casa de Isla Negra about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at La Sebastiana, enjoy the sand and surf at Reñaca, make a trip to Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores), and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Valparaiso trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Santiago to Valparaiso takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Coyhaique.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Vina del Mar, Casa de Isla Negra
Highlights from your plan
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana
Walking tours
Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores) ©
Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores)

2
nights
Coyhaique

Coyhaique ©
Founded in 1929, Coyhaique is a young city--a baby by world standards--developed from humble agricultural origins to become the capital and main hub of the largely rural Aysen Region.
On the 7th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas and then identify plant and animal life at Coyhaique National Reserve.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Coyhaique trip tool .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Valparaiso to Coyhaique in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Valparaiso in December; daily highs in Coyhaique reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ancud.

Things to do in Coyhaique

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo ©
Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo
Coyhaique National Reserve ©
Coyhaique National Reserve

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.
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, kick back and relax at Playa Lechagua, make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Ancud, and look for all kinds of wild species at Chiloe Island Penguin Colony.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ancud driving holiday planner .

Getting from Coyhaique to Ancud by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In December in Ancud, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Castro.

Things to do in Ancud

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Isla Aucar, Chiloe Island Penguin Colony
Highlights from your plan
Isla Aucar ©
Isla Aucar
Museo Regional de Ancud ©
Museo Regional de Ancud
Plaza de Armas de Ancud ©
Plaza de Armas de Ancud

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 Muelle de las Almas in Cucao--about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Church of San Francisco, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and explore the striking landscape of Chiloe National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Castro trip site .

Take a bus from Ancud to Castro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Castro can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Castro

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Museo Historico Etnografico, Museo de las Tradiciones Chonchinas, Muelle de las Almas, Chiloe National Park
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Church of San Francisco ©
Church of San Francisco
Chiloe National Park ©
Chiloe National Park

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.
Step out of San Pedro de Atacama to go to Antofagasta and see Salar de Atacama, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, witness a stunning natural landmark at Termas Banos de Puritama, see the sky in a new way at Observatorio Etno-Astronomico Licanantay, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Pedro de Atacama trip planner .

Getting from Castro to San Pedro de Atacama by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Castro, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in San Pedro de Atacama, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Salar de Atacama
Highlights from your plan
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques ©
Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques

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