56 days in Santiago & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

56 days in Santiago & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

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Santiago, Chile
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Santiago, Chile

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.
Visit Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion and Castillo Hidalgo for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Vina Santa Rita and Vina Undurraga. Change things up with these side-trips from Santiago: San Jose de Maipo (Parroquia San Jose De Maipo, River Rafting & Tubing, &more), Machali (Bowling Sewell, Sewell, &more) and San Felipe (Flaherty Wines, Rinconada de Silva, Cristo de Madera, &more). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Kingston Family Vineyards, take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Baha'i, examine the collection at La Chascona, and take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Santiago online trip itinerary maker.

Friedrichshafen, Germany to Santiago is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Chile Standard Time (CLT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Santiago

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll get in some beach time at Copacabana Beach and Barra da Tijuca Beach. Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer and Pedra do Arpoador are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Rio de Janeiro: Itaipava (La Grande Vallee & Castelo de Itaipava), Saquarema (Igreja de Nossa Sra. da Conceicao, Barra Nova Beach, &more) and Niteroi (Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra, Camboinhas Beach, &more). Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Serra dos Orgaos. There's lots more to do: get great views at Leblon Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reserva Beach, hike along Claudio Coutinho Trail, and take an in-depth tour of Forte de Copacabana.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro route builder.

You can fly from Santiago to Rio de Janeiro in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santiago to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips