36 days in Chile Itinerary

36 days in Chile Itinerary

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Santiago
— 6 nights
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Santa Cruz
— 4 nights
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Valparaiso
— 5 nights
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San Pedro de Atacama
— 6 nights
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Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 6 nights
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Hanga Roa, Easter Island
— 5 nights

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6
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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.
Step out of Santiago to go to Pirque and see Concha y Toro, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: walk around Cerro Santa Lucia, see the interesting displays at La Chascona, shop like a local with Patio Bellavista, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Santiago tour planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Santiago is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Santiago is minus 9.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Cerro Santa Lucia
4.5
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Specialty Museum
La Chascona
4.6

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Cruz: Centro Astronomico Tagua Tagua (in San Vicente de Tagua Tagua) and Vina Santa Cruz (in Lolol). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Viu Manent Winery, take an unforgettable tour with Colchagua Wine Tours, examine the collection at Colchagua Museum, and stop by Vinonauta.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Cruz road trip website.

You can drive from Santiago to Santa Cruz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Santa Cruz are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Wineries · Museums · Tours · Transportation

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
MontGras
4.9
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Winery / Vineyard
Viu Manent Winery
4.5
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Winery / Vineyard
Clos Apalta Lapostolle
4.6

5
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Valparaiso: Casa Marin Winery (in Lo Abarca), Casablanca (Vinedos Veramonte & Emiliana Organic Vineyards) and Matetic Vineyards (in Lagunillas). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at La Sebastiana, don't miss a visit to Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Valparaiso trip planner.

You can drive from Santa Cruz to Valparaiso in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Santa Cruz, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Valparaiso, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Wineries · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Winery / Vineyard
Matetic Vineyards
4.0
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Specialty Museum
La Sebastiana
4.3
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Specialty Museum
Casa de Isla Negra
4.7

6
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio, make a trip to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote, take an exotic tour of On Safari Atacama, and explore the ancient world of Pukara de Quitor.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Pedro de Atacama sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Valparaiso to San Pedro de Atacama takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Valparaiso in November: highs in San Pedro de Atacama hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Fri) before leaving for Castro.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
On Safari Atacama
4.9
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Hot Spring
Geyser del Tatio
4.6
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Geologic Formation
Valle De La Luna
4.7

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chepu Adventures (in Chepu) and Ancud (Museo Regional de Ancud, Museo Bomberil Cuerpo de Bomberos de Ancud, &more). Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring nature at Chiloe National Park. There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Bosquepiedra, see the interesting displays at Museo Municipal de Castro, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Huillinco, and admire the striking features of Church of San Francisco.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Castro road trip planning tool.

Getting from San Pedro de Atacama to Castro by combination of flight and bus takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Castro: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 7°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hanga Roa.

Things to do in Castro

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

5
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.
Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Rapa Nui Parque Nacional. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Ahu Tongariki, delve into the distant past at Ahu Nau Nau, appreciate the history behind Hanga Kioe, and contemplate the long history of Ahu Tahai.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hanga Roa road trip website.

You can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight from Castro to Hanga Roa in 13.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Castro to Hanga Roa. When traveling from Castro in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Hanga Roa, with highs around 26°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Ahu Tongariki
5.0
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Must see
Rano Raraku
4.9
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Beach
Anakena
4.9

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