46 days in Chile Itinerary

46 days in Chile Itinerary

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San Pedro de Atacama
— 7 nights
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Hanga Roa, Easter Island
— 5 nights
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Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 6 nights
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Frutillar
— 4 nights
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Valparaiso
— 6 nights
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Santa Cruz
— 6 nights
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Valle Nevado
— 1 night
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Santiago
— 8 nights

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Pedro de Atacama: Salar de Atacama (in Antofagasta) and Cementerio de Toconao (in Toconao). There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Geyser del Tatio, explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, admire nature's extreme beauty at Atacama Desert, and explore the activities along Tebinquinche Lake.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our San Pedro de Atacama driving holiday planner.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to San Pedro de Atacama is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Belo Horizonte to San Pedro de Atacama. Traveling from Belo Horizonte in October, you will find days in San Pedro de Atacama are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are cooler (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hanga Roa.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio
Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques ©
Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques

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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.
Hanga Roa is known for nightlife, historic sites, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Ahu Tongariki, kick back and relax at Anakena, explore the ancient world of Hanga Kioe, and take in the dramatic natural features at Orongo.

To plan Hanga Roa vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from San Pedro de Atacama to Hanga Roa by flight takes about 12.5 hours. Traveling from San Pedro de Atacama to Hanga Roa, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in November, plan for much hotter nights in Hanga Roa, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Castro.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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 Quemchi (Iglesia de Colo & Isla Mechuque), Ancud (Museo Bomberil Cuerpo de Bomberos de Ancud, Museo Regional de Ancud, &more) and Cascadas de Tocoihue (in Dalcahue). There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Bosquepiedra, look for all kinds of wild species at Chiloe Island Penguin Colony, take some stellar pictures from Muelle de las Almas, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Castro trip planner.

Do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus from Hanga Roa to Castro in 13.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Easter Island Standard Time (EAST) to Chile Standard Time (CLT) is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hanga Roa in November: highs in Castro hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Frutillar.

Things to do in Castro

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Islotes de Punihuil ©
Islotes de Punihuil
Photography Tours
Museo Regional de Ancud ©
Museo Regional de Ancud

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Frutillar

Frutillar ©

City of Music

Known mostly for its annual music festivals, Frutillar sits on the shores of one of the largest lakes in South America.
Carretera Austral has been added to your itinerary. When in Frutillar, make a side trip to see Lake Esmeralda in Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales, approximately Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo Colonial Aleman, take in the waterfront at Costanera Frutillar Bajo, don't miss a visit to Plaza Frutillar, and admire the striking features of Casa de Richter.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Frutillar online itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Castro to Frutillar in 4.5 hours. November in Frutillar sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Frutillar

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Iglesia Inmaculada Concepcion ©
Iglesia Inmaculada Concepcion
Museo Colonial Aleman
Museo Colonial Aleman
Muelle Frutillar ©
Muelle Frutillar

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Valparaiso: Isla Negra (La Nave Imaginaria & Casa de Isla Negra), Canopy El Canelo (in Algarrobo) and Casablanca (Emiliana Organic Vineyards, Kingston Family Vineyards, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at La Sebastiana, don't miss a visit to Pais de Artesanos, do a tasting at Matetic Vineyards, and enjoy the sand and surf at Reñaca.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Valparaiso trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Frutillar to Valparaiso takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Frutillar in November, expect Valparaiso to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Wineries · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Emiliana Organic Vineyards ©
Emiliana Organic Vineyards
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana
Matetic Vineyards ©
Matetic Vineyards

6
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Centro Astronomico Tagua Tagua (in San Vicente de Tagua Tagua), Lolol (Vina Santa Cruz & Hacienda Araucano) and San Fernando (Koyle Family Vineyards & Vina Casa Silva). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Viu Manent Winery, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and examine the collection at Colchagua Museum.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Santa Cruz online route planner.

Drive from Valparaiso to Santa Cruz in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Valparaiso in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Santa Cruz, with highs around 29°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Valle Nevado.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Wineries · Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
MontGras ©
MontGras
Viu Manent Winery ©
Viu Manent Winery
Clos Apalta Lapostolle ©
Clos Apalta Lapostolle

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): fly down the slopes at Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Valle Nevado travel planner.

You can drive from Santa Cruz to Valle Nevado in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a shuttle to Santiago.

Things to do in Valle Nevado

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile ©
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile

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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 Santiago's surroundings by going to Pirque (Concha y Toro & Las Majadas de Pirque, Hotel & Centro de Conversaciones). The adventure continues: walk around Cerro Santa Lucia, admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), stop by Patio Bellavista, and see the interesting displays at Museo de la Moda.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Santiago tour itinerary builder.

You can take a shuttle from Valle Nevado to Santiago in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
La Chascona ©
La Chascona

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