31 days in Chile Itinerary

31 days in Chile Itinerary

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31 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Santiago
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Chimbarongo
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Malalcahuello
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Puyehue
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 2 nights
Drive:  18​h
6
Puerto Williams, Isla Navarino
— Few hours
Drive:  13​h 30​min
7
Cochrane
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Puerto Rio Tranquilo
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + foot + bus:  14​h
9
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
10
Punta Arenas
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
11
Hanga Roa, Easter Island
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
12
Isla Robinson Crusoe
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h
13
Vicuna
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
14
Copiapo
— 1 night
+4
shuttle + Fly + shuttle + bus + taxi:  12​h
15
Arica
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 30​min
16
San Pedro de Atacama
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  27​h
End: Athens

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Casa de Isla Negra, Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral GAM, and other attractions you added.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Santiago online driving holiday planner .

Athens, Greece to Santiago is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Athens to Santiago due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Chimbarongo.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Valparaiso, Casa de Isla Negra, Parques de Farellones
Highlights from your plan
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino ©

few
hours
Chimbarongo

Chimbarongo
Chimbarongo, Chile, is a city and commune located 160km south of Santiago in the Colchagua Province of the O'Higgins Region. You've now added Colchagua Valley to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): appreciate the views at Colchagua Valley.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chimbarongo trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Santiago to Chimbarongo takes 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Chimbarongo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Malalcahuello.

Things to do in Chimbarongo

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Colchagua Valley

2
nights
Malalcahuello

Malalcahuello ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Reserva Nacional Malalcahuello - Nalcas as well as Conguillio National Park. On the 4th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Conguillio National Park.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Malalcahuello trip planner .

Getting from Chimbarongo to Malalcahuello by car takes about 6.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for Puyehue.

Things to do in Malalcahuello

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Conguillio National Park
Highlights from your plan
Conguillio National Park ©
Conguillio National Park

2
nights
Puyehue

Puyehue ©
Puyehue is a commune in Chile located in Osorno Province of Los Lagos Region. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Teatro del Lago as well as Parque Nacional Puyehue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Puyehue.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Puyehue travel planner.

Traveling by car from Malalcahuello to Puyehue takes 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Chile Time (CLT) to Argentine Time (ART) is 1 hour. January in Puyehue sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Castro.

Things to do in Puyehue

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Teatro del Lago
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Puyehue ©
Parque Nacional Puyehue
Teatro del Lago ©
Teatro del Lago

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Muelle de las Almas as well as Iglesia Santa Maria de Loreto. On the 8th (Wed), admire the striking features of Iglesia Santa Maria de Loreto and then admire the landmark architecture of Church of San Francisco.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Castro travel route website .

You can drive from Puyehue to Castro in 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Argentine Time to Chile Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Puyehue in January, expect nights in Castro to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Puerto Williams.
Highlights from your plan
Church of San Francisco ©
Church of San Francisco
Muelle de las Almas ©
Muelle de las Almas

few
hours
Puerto Williams, Isla Navarino

Puerto Williams
Puerto Williams is a Chilean Village, port and naval base located on Isla Navarino facing the Beagle Channel. You've now added Dientes de Navarino to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Dientes de Navarino.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Williams vacation website .

Traveling by car from Castro to Puerto Williams takes 59 hours. The time zone difference moving from Chile Time (CLT) to Argentine Time (ART) is 1 hour. Traveling from Castro in January, things will get little chillier in Puerto Williams: highs are around 15°C and lows about 7°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cochrane.

Things to do in Puerto Williams

Parks Nature Trails

1
night
Cochrane

Cochrane ©
Cochrane is a Chilean town and commune in Capitán Prat Province of the Aisén Region. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Baker River as well as Parque Patagonia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Parque Patagonia and then contemplate the waterfront views at Baker River.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cochrane trip maker site .

You can drive from Puerto Williams to Cochrane in 48 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Puerto Williams to Cochrane due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Puerto Williams in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cochrane: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Puerto Rio Tranquilo.

Things to do in Cochrane

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Baker River
Highlights from your plan
Baker River ©
Baker River

1
night
Puerto Rio Tranquilo

Puerto Rio Tranquilo
Sandwiched between a sapphire lake and a mountainous Patagonian national park, Puerto Rio Tranquilo makes an excellent base for outdoor tourism.
Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Rio Tranquilo visit planner .

Drive from Cochrane to Puerto Rio Tranquilo in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Puerto Rio Tranquilo are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in Puerto Rio Tranquilo

Parks Nature

2
nights
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) ©
Surrounded by towering mountains, shimmering lakes, and the region's rugged hills, Puerto Natales serves as a bustling jumping-off point for exploring the Torres del Paine National Park.
You've now added Glacier Grey to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Grey.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) online visit planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Puerto Rio Tranquilo to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in 14 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or drive. When traveling from Puerto Rio Tranquilo in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine): temperatures range from 18°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Punta Arenas.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Grey ©
Glacier Grey

2
nights
Punta Arenas

Punta Arenas ©
An erstwhile hub of the sheep wool industry, Punta Arenas has evolved into a gateway of sorts for hikers, cruise ship passengers, and adventure travelers heading out on the windswept lands of Chile's extreme southern reaches.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Parque del Estrecho de Magallanes, Cementerio Municipal and Monumento Natural Los Pinguinos. On the 15th (Wed), stroll the grounds of Cementerio Municipal and then steep yourself in history at Parque del Estrecho de Magallanes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Monumento Natural Los Pinguinos.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Punta Arenas trip builder website .

Traveling by bus from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Punta Arenas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Punta Arenas, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hanga Roa.

Things to do in Punta Arenas

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Parque del Estrecho de Magallanes ©
Parque del Estrecho de Magallanes
Cementerio Municipal ©
Cementerio Municipal
Monumento Natural Los Pinguinos ©
Monumento Natural Los Pinguinos

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Orongo, Rano Raraku and Anakena. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Anakena, then get impressive views of Rano Raraku, and then explore the ancient world of Ahu Tongariki.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Hanga Roa road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Punta Arenas to Hanga Roa takes 11.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Punta Arenas to Hanga Roa is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Punta Arenas in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Hanga Roa, with highs around 30°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Isla Robinson Crusoe.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Isla Robinson Crusoe

Isla Robinson Crusoe
Marenostrum Expediciones has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get outside with Marenostrum Expediciones.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Isla Robinson Crusoe trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hanga Roa to Isla Robinson Crusoe. The time zone difference moving from Easter Is. Time to Chile Time is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Vicuna.

Things to do in Isla Robinson Crusoe

Outdoors

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Vicuna

Vicuna ©
Vicuna sits in a scenic spot, surrounded by mountains and cultivated fields.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museo Gabriela Mistral de Vicuna, Guayacan Craft Brewery and Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): see the sky in a new way at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, then sample the tasty concoctions at Guayacan Craft Brewery, and then examine the collection at Museo Gabriela Mistral de Vicuna.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vicuna day trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isla Robinson Crusoe to Vicuna. In January, daytime highs in Vicuna are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Copiapo.

Things to do in Vicuna

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory
Highlights from your plan
Museo Gabriela Mistral de Vicuna ©
Museo Gabriela Mistral de Vicuna

1
night
Copiapo

Copiapo ©
Surrounded by the Atacama Desert, Copiapo receives very little rainfall and owes its existence to the mining industry.
San Jose Mine (Los 33) has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Thu), discover the riches below the earth's surface at San Jose Mine (Los 33).

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Copiapo itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vicuna to Copiapo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Arica.
Highlights from your plan
San Jose Mine (Los 33) ©
San Jose Mine (Los 33)

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Arica

Arica ©
The northernmost city in the country, Arica hugs the Chile-Peru border.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museo De Sitio Colon 10 as well as El Morro de Arica. On the 25th (Sat), make a trip to El Morro de Arica and then see the interesting displays at Museo De Sitio Colon 10.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Arica online vacation planner .

Getting from Copiapo to Arica by combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and taxi takes about 12 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Arica

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museo De Sitio Colon 10 ©
Museo De Sitio Colon 10
El Morro de Arica ©
El Morro de Arica

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Valle De La Luna. On the 27th (Mon), take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio and then take in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Pedro de Atacama trip planner .

You can drive from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama in 12.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daily temperatures in San Pedro de Atacama can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio

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