53 days in Chile Itinerary

53 days in Chile Itinerary

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Santiago
— 4 nights
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Rancagua
— 23 nights
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Pucon
— 4 nights
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Pichilemu
— 6 nights
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Valparaiso
— 10 nights
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Vina del Mar
— 4 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 Santiago's surroundings by going to Concha y Toro (in Pirque) and River Rafting & Tubing (in San Jose de Maipo). Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Cerro Santa Lucia, take in the pleasant sights at Plaza de Armas, get a taste of the local shopping with Patio Bellavista, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Mercado Central).

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Santiago visit planning site.

If you are flying in from Costa Rica, the closest major aiport is Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rancagua.

Things to do in Santiago

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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
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Scenic Walking Area
Plaza de Armas
3.9

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Rancagua

Rancagua ©
Rancagua remains a commercial, transportation, and tourist hub, located only 87 km (54 mi) south of Chile's capital city.
Get out of town with these interesting Rancagua side-trips: San Jose de Maipo (El Yeso Dam, Monumento Natural El Morado, &more), Santa Cruz (Vina Montes, Vina Apaltagua, &more) and Monticello Grand Casino (in San Francisco de Mostazal). Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Río de Los Cipreses National Reserve. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Vina Casa Silva, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia del Sagrario, engage your brain at Museo Escolar Laguna Taguatagua, and trek along Curico Valley Wine Route.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rancagua travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Santiago to Rancagua by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. November in Rancagua sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pucon.

Things to do in Rancagua

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Winery / Vineyard
Vina Montes
4.5
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Winery / Vineyard
Clos Apalta Lapostolle
4.6

4
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pucon: Villarrica (Catedral de Villarrica & Viajes Turismo Sur Extremo). Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Huerquehue National Park. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Termas Geometricas, get the lay of the land with Free Tour Pucon, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas de Pucon, and take in the dramatic scenery at Ojos del Caburga.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Pucon day trip planner.

Fly from Rancagua to Pucon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pichilemu.

Things to do in Pucon

Nature · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Hot Spring
Termas Geometricas
4.6
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River Rafting / Tubing
Viajes Turismo Sur Extremo
5.0
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National Park
Huerquehue National Park
4.7

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Pichilemu

Pichilemu ©

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.
Explore Pichilemu's surroundings by going to Palmilla (La Comarca, MontGras, &more), Reserva Nacional Laguna Torca (in Llico) and Lolol (Museo Artesania Chilena, Museo Del Automóvil De Colchagua, &more). And it doesn't end there: glide peacefully along the water with Oceanos, learn about winemaking at OWM, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta de Lobos, and don't miss a visit to Molino de Agua.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pichilemu journey builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pucon to Pichilemu. December in Pichilemu sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Pichilemu

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
MontGras
4.9
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Winery / Vineyard
Vina Santa Cruz
4.1
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Oceanos
5.0

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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: Casa de Isla Negra (in Isla Negra), Matetic Vineyards (in Lagunillas) and Casablanca (Emiliana Organic Vineyards, Casablanca Valley, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at La Sebastiana, make a trip to Ascensor Reina Victoria, take a stroll through Paseo Dimalow, and learn about all things military at Museo Maritimo Nacional.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Valparaiso trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Pichilemu to Valparaiso in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Pichilemu, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Valparaiso, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vina del Mar.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Wineries · Museums · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Winery / Vineyard
Emiliana Organic Vineyards
4.5
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Specialty Museum
La Sebastiana
4.3
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Specialty Museum
Casa de Isla Negra
4.7

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Vina del Mar

Vina del Mar ©

Garden City

A more organized counterpart to its chaotic neighbor Valparaiso, Vina del Mar lives up to its reputation as the "Garden City." Brimming with public parks and flower displays, Chile's fourth-largest city embraces nature, with palm-lined avenues enhancing the "green" ambience.
Vina del Mar is known for beaches, casinos, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores), examine the collection at Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck, stroll around Quinta Vergara, and take in the dramatic natural features at Concon Dunes.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vina del Mar itinerary maker site.

Vina del Mar is just a short distance from Valparaiso. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C.

Things to do in Vina del Mar

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Beach
Reñaca
4.3
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Architectural Building
Palacio Rioja
4.3

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