29 days in Chile Itinerary

29 days in Chile Itinerary

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29 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  20​h
1
Santiago
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Santa Cruz
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Valparaiso
— 4 nights
+3
Shuttle + Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  7​h 30​min
4
Ancud, Isla Chiloe
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 5 nights
+3
Bus + Shuttle + Fly + Shuttle:  11​h 30​min
6
San Pedro de Atacama
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  30​h
End: Copenhagen

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Concha y Toro (in Pirque) and Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile (in Valle Nevado). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), examine the collection at La Chascona, and browse the different shops at Costanera Center.

Start your trip to Santiago by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Santiago is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Chile Time is minus 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Santa Cruz

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Cruz: Vina Casa Silva (in San Fernando) and Vina Santa Cruz (in Lolol). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at MontGras, see the interesting displays at Colchagua Museum, and look for gifts at Vinonauta.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Santa Cruz trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Santiago to Santa Cruz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December in Santa Cruz, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Vina Santa Cruz, Vina Casa Silva
Highlights from your plan
MontGras ©
MontGras
Viu Manent Winery ©
Viu Manent Winery
Clos Apalta Lapostolle ©
Clos Apalta Lapostolle

4
nights
Valparaiso

Valparaiso ©
Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
Get out of town with these interesting Valparaiso side-trips: Casablanca (Vina Casas del Bosque & Emiliana Organic Vineyards), Canopy El Canelo (in Algarrobo) and Casa de Isla Negra (in Isla Negra). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at La Sebastiana, do a tasting at Matetic Vineyards, stroll through Reñaca, and wander the streets of Paseo Dimalow.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Valparaiso visit website .

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to Valparaiso takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Santa Cruz in January, expect nights in Valparaiso to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Ancud.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Wineries Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Vina del Mar, Casablanca, Canopy El Canelo, Casa de Isla Negra, Matetic Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Emiliana Organic Vineyards ©
Emiliana Organic Vineyards
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana
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 to go to Quemchi and see Isla Aucar, which is approximately 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museo Regional de Ancud, contemplate the long history of Fuerte Ahui, make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Ancud, and identify plant and animal life at Chiloe Island Penguin Colony.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ancud tour planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Valparaiso to Ancud in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Valparaiso in January, expect Ancud to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Castro.

Things to do in Ancud

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Chiloe Island Penguin Colony, Isla Aucar
Highlights from your plan
Isla Aucar ©
Isla Aucar
Museo Regional de Ancud ©
Museo Regional de Ancud
Faro Corona en Chiloe ©
Faro Corona en Chiloe

5
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.
Step out of Castro with an excursion to Cascadas de Tocoihue in Dalcahue--about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Church of San Francisco, examine the collection at Museo del acordeon Sergio Colivoro Barria, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Rosario.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Castro visit planning tool .

You can take a bus from Ancud to Castro in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Castro

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dalcahue, Chonchi, Isla Chiloe
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, explore the activities along Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques, witness a stunning natural landmark at Geyser del Tatio, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Meteorito.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, read San Pedro de Atacama online attractions 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. Traveling from Castro in January, expect nights in San Pedro de Atacama to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Museums

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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