29 days in Chile Itinerary

29 days in Chile Itinerary

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San Pedro de Atacama
— 3 nights
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Hanga Roa, Easter Island
— 2 nights
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Ancud, Isla Chiloe
— 3 nights
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Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 4 nights
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Puerto Varas
— 3 nights
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Melipeuco
— 1 night
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Valparaiso
— 3 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.
San Pedro de Atacama is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Geyser del Tatio, don't miss a visit to Aldea de Tulor, engage your brain at Museo del Meteorito, and explore the ancient world of Pukara de Quitor.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Pedro de Atacama trip itinerary planner.

Palma de Mallorca, Spain to San Pedro de Atacama is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Palma de Mallorca to San Pedro de Atacama, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Palma de Mallorca 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 on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hanga Roa.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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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Hanga Roa, Easter Island

Hanga Roa ©
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.
Hanga Roa is known for nightlife, historic sites, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Anakena, stroll the grounds of Cementerio de Isla de Pascua, don't miss a visit to Ahu Tongariki, and explore the striking landscape at Orongo.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanga Roa trip planner.

Fly from San Pedro de Atacama to Hanga Roa in 12.5 hours. The time zone changes from Chile Standard Time to Easter Island Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in Hanga Roa, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ancud.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Rano Raraku ©
Rano Raraku
Anakena ©
Anakena
Ahu Tongariki ©
Ahu Tongariki

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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. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Regional de Ancud, get outside with Pinguineras, look for all kinds of wild species at Chiloe Island Penguin Colony, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Lechagua.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ancud trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Hanga Roa to Ancud takes 12 hours. The time zone difference moving from Easter Island Standard Time to Chile Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Hanga Roa in January, expect nights in Ancud to be much colder, around 10°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Castro.

Things to do in Ancud

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Isla Aucar ©
Isla Aucar
Museo Regional de Ancud ©
Museo Regional de Ancud
Faro Corona en Chiloe ©
Faro Corona en Chiloe

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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.
Explore Castro's surroundings by going to Cascadas de Tocoihue (in Dalcahue) and Iglesia de Colo (in Quemchi). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Islotes de Punihuil, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de Gracia de Nercon, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and see the interesting displays at Museo del acordeon Sergio Colivoro Barria.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Castro vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ancud to Castro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Puerto Varas.

Things to do in Castro

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lemuy Island ©
Lemuy Island
Islotes de Punihuil ©
Islotes de Punihuil
Church of San Francisco ©
Church of San Francisco

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Puerto Varas

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Puerto Varas: Osorno (Catedral San Mateo & Plaza De Armas). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Petrohué Waterfalls, take an in-depth tour of Puerto Montt Historical Museum Juan Pablo II, contemplate the long history of Casa Yunge, and explore the activities along Lago Todos Los Santos.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Varas trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by bus from Castro to Puerto Varas takes 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Puerto Varas can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Melipeuco.

Things to do in Puerto Varas

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Petrohué Waterfalls ©
Petrohué Waterfalls
Volcan Osorno ©
Volcan Osorno
Lake Llanquihue ©
Lake Llanquihue

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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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Conguillio National Park.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Melipeuco tour planning app.

Traveling by car from Puerto Varas to Melipeuco takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Melipeuco

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

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Valparaiso: Canopy El Canelo (in Algarrobo), Emiliana Organic Vineyards (in Casablanca) and Isla Negra (La Nave Imaginaria & Casa de Isla Negra). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at La Sebastiana, take an in-depth tour of Villa Victoria, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in the architecture and design of Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Valparaiso day trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Melipeuco to Valparaiso with the Route module. In January, daytime highs in Valparaiso are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Santiago.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Reñaca ©
Reñaca
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana
Casa de Isla Negra ©
Casa de Isla Negra

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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: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, see the interesting displays at La Chascona, admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and hunt for treasures at Central Market (Mercado Central).

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Santiago trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Valparaiso to Santiago in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

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

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