34 days in Santiago Metropolitan Region & Puerto Montt Itinerary

34 days in Santiago Metropolitan Region & Puerto Montt Itinerary

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Santiago
— 11 nights
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Valle Nevado
— 3 nights
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San Jose de Maipo
— 8 nights
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Puerto Montt
— 10 nights

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Santiago side-trips: Concha y Toro (in Pirque) and Vina Undurraga (in Talagante). There's lots more to do: stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia, admire the masterpieces at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, browse the different shops at Costanera Center, and shop like a local with Patio Bellavista.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Santiago trip planner.

New York City, USA to Santiago is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Chile Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can take a shuttle to Valle Nevado.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Parks · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

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Must see
Cerro Santa Lucia
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Valle Nevado

Valle Nevado ©
The largest ski zone in South America, Valle Nevado offers 2,800 hectares (7,000 acres) of skiable area in the El Plomo foothills near Santiago.
Valle Nevado is known for winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Valle Nevado trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by shuttle from Santiago to Valle Nevado takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 7th (Sat), you'll travel to San Jose de Maipo.

Things to do in Valle Nevado

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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San Jose de Maipo

San Jose de Maipo ©
Long an oasis for residents of Santiago in need of some fresh air, San Jose de Maipo draws visitors from all four corners of the world.
Get out of town with these interesting San Jose de Maipo side-trips: Pirque (Alyan Family Wines, Vina El Principal, &more), Horseback Riding Tours (in Paine) and Pueblito Las Vizcachas (in Puente Alto). There's much more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, stroll through Mirador de Los Condores, take in the dramatic natural features at Aguas Panimavidas, and see human ingenuity at work at El Yeso Dam.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Jose de Maipo online visit planner.

You can drive from Valle Nevado to San Jose de Maipo in 3 hours. In March, daily temperatures in San Jose de Maipo can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Puerto Montt.

Things to do in San Jose de Maipo

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
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Winery / Vineyard
Vina El Principal
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Puerto Montt

Puerto Montt ©
Though the city serves as a regional transport and commercial hub, vacations in Puerto Montt rarely focus on the city itself; instead, Southern Chile's volcanoes, glacial lakes, and national parks get most of the attention here.
Change things up with these side-trips from Puerto Montt: Frutillar (Costanera Frutillar Bajo & Plaza Frutillar), Osorno (Parque Cuarto Centenario de Osorno, Crater Raihuen, &more) and Puerto Varas (Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales, Bowling Restaurante Puerto Varas, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Alerce Andino, explore and take pictures at Carretera Austral, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Puerto Montt, and get impressive views of Volcan Osorno.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Puerto Montt using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Jose de Maipo to Puerto Montt takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from San Jose de Maipo in March, things will get little chillier in Puerto Montt: highs are around 64°F and lows about 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Montt

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Volcano
Volcan Osorno
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