38 days in Santiago, Pucon & San Pedro de Atacama Itinerary

38 days in Santiago, Pucon & San Pedro de Atacama Itinerary

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Santiago
— 16 nights
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Pucon
— 9 nights
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San Pedro de Atacama
— 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santiago: Vina del Mar (Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck & Kirche Nuestra Senora de Dolores), Pirque (Vina El Principal, Concha y Toro, &more) and Valparaiso (Paseo Dimalow & La Sebastiana). On the 6th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia, hunt for treasures at Central Market (Mercado Central), get engrossed in the history at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, and admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Santiago journey planner.

Seoul, South Korea to Santiago is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Seoul to Santiago due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Pucon.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Parks · Wineries · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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Pucon

Pucon ©
Nestled in the shadow of the snow-capped Villarrica volcano, Pucon ranks among the world's premier destinations for adventure sports and high-thrills activities.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pucon: Villarrica (Mercado Fritz, Granja Educativa de Villarrica El Dorado, &more), Temuco (Museo Nacional Ferroviario Pablo Neruda de Temuco & Mercado Municipal de Temuco) and Fortin Mapuche (in Conaripe). Spend the 17th (Tue) exploring nature at Huerquehue National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Termas Geometricas, stroll through Maichin Turismo, stroll around Bosque Encantado, and take in the dramatic scenery at Ojos del Caburga.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Pucon trip simple and quick.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Santiago to Pucon in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Pucon

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Hot Spring
Termas Geometricas
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National Park
Huerquehue National Park
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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.
Go for a jaunt from San Pedro de Atacama to Antofagasta to see Salar de Atacama about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio, explore the ancient world of Pukara de Quitor, explore the activities along Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques, and take in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Pedro de Atacama travel planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Pucon to San Pedro de Atacama takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in San Pedro de Atacama can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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