3 days in Santiago & La Serena Itinerary

3 days in Santiago & La Serena Itinerary

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3 days in Santiago & La Serena Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Santiago
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
La Serena
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take a stroll through Barrio Bellavista, then take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, and then see the interesting displays at La Chascona.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santiago trip itinerary maker app .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Santiago is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Chile Time (CLT) is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to La Serena.

Things to do in Santiago

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San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
Barrio Bellavista ©
Barrio Bellavista

1
night
La Serena

La Serena ©
Packed with old stone churches in a unique urban landscape, La Serena represents one of Chile's oldest settlements, equally popular with architecture buffs and beachgoers.
On the 3rd (Thu), take an unorthodox tour of Valle del Elqui, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum, and then see the interesting displays at San Francisco Church.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our La Serena vacation planning site .

Getting from Santiago to La Serena by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in La Serena are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in La Serena

Parks Nature Museums
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Valle del Elqui ©
Valle del Elqui
Archaeological Museum ©
Archaeological Museum

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