5 days in O'Higgins Region Itinerary

5 days in O'Higgins Region Itinerary

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Fly to Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, Drive to Pichilemu
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Pichilemu
— 1 night
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Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
Drive to Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, Fly to Kyiv (Kiev)

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Pichilemu

— 1 night

Surf Capital

A beach resort city in the center of the country, Pichilemu has earned the title of Chile's "Surf Capital," gaining international acclaim as the host of numerous competitions.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa La Puntilla, then enjoy the sand and surf at Punta De Lobos, and then make a trip to Salinas de Cahuil.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pichilemu trip itinerary planning tool.

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine to Pichilemu is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to Pichilemu due to the time zone difference. In May, Pichilemu is a bit cooler than Kyiv (Kiev) - with highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Pichilemu

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Santa Cruz

— 2 nights
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.
On the 3rd (Mon), learn about winemaking at Vina Las Ninas, do a tasting at Clos Apalta Lapostolle, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cabalgatas Valle de Colchagua.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Santa Cruz road trip planner.

Getting from Pichilemu to Santa Cruz by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Wineries · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

O'Higgins Region travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Specialty Museums · Casinos
The VI Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins Region, often shortened to O'Higgins Region, is one of Chile's 15 first order administrative divisions. It is subdivided into three provinces. It is named in honour of Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme, one of Chile's founding fathers.The Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins Region is bordered to the west by the Pacific Ocean, to the east by the Republic of Argentina, to the north by the Valparaíso and Santiago Metropolitan Regions, and to the south by the Maule Region. It extends approximately between the parallels of 33° 51′ and 35° 01′ south latitude, and between the meridian of 70° 02′ west longitude and the Pacific Ocean.The capital and largest city of the region is Rancagua. The second major town is San Fernando.GeographyIn pre-Quaternary times extensive Nothofagus forests covered much of Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins Region.The Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins Region is part of the very restricted range of the endangered Chilean Wine Palm, Jubaea chilensis; in prehistoric times this Chilean endemic tree had a significantly larger range.

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