59 days in Chile Itinerary

59 days in Chile Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanga Roa, Easter Island
— 5 nights
2
San Pedro de Atacama
— 6 nights
3
Iquique
— 4 nights
4
Arica
— 5 nights
5
Portillo
— 1 night
6
San Felipe
— 3 nights
7
Valparaiso
— 4 nights
8
Santiago
— 9 nights
9
Santa Cruz
— 5 nights
10
Villarrica
— 4 nights
11
Ancud, Isla Chiloe
— 2 nights
12
Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 6 nights
13
Coyhaique
— 3 nights

5
nights
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Anakena and Ovahe. Step out of the city life by going to Rano Raraku and Scuba & Snorkeling. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Ahu Tongariki, pause for some photo ops at Hanga Kioe, explore and take pictures at Orongo, and steep yourself in history at Ahu Tahai.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hanga Roa trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Hanga Roa is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Hanga Roa is minus 16 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Hanga Roa hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

6
nights
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.
Visit Pukara de Quitor and Machuca for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Salar de Tara and Termas Banos de Puritama. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagunas Altiplanicas.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Pedro de Atacama itinerary planner.

You can fly from Hanga Roa to San Pedro de Atacama in 12 hours. The time zone difference moving from Easter Island Standard Time (EAST) to Chile Standard Time (CLT) is 2 hours. Traveling from Hanga Roa in June, San Pedro de Atacama is cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Iquique.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Salar de Tara ©
Salar de Tara
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio

4
nights
Iquique

Iquique ©
Thanks to the city's position on the Pacific coast, vacations in Iquique appeal to beachgoers, paragliders, bodyboarders, nature lovers, photographers, and fans of picture-perfect sunsets.
Get outdoors at Salitrera Santa Laura and Parque Nacional Salar del Huasco. Popular historic sites such as Ruta Patrimonial and Centro Cultural Palacio Astoreca are in your itinerary. Take a break from Iquique with a short trip to Santuario de Nuestra Senora Del Carmen de la Tirana in Pozo Almonte, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stop by Baquedano Street, push the limits with an extreme tour, get engrossed in the history at Regional Museum of Iquique, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Cavancha.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Iquique trip planner.

Take a bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Iquique in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Arica.

Things to do in Iquique

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santuario de Nuestra Senora Del Carmen de la Tirana, Geisers of Puchuldiza
Highlights from your plan
Playa Cavancha ©
Playa Cavancha
Salitrera Santa Laura ©
Salitrera Santa Laura
Parque Nacional Salar del Huasco ©
Parque Nacional Salar del Huasco

5
nights
Arica

Arica ©
The northernmost city in the country, Arica hugs the Chile-Peru border.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Arqueologico San Miguel de Azapa and Museo Momias Chinchorro. Iglesia de Parinacota and Iglesia de Codpa will appeal to history buffs. Explore Arica's surroundings by going to Pueblo de Socoroma (in Socoroma) and Putre (Putre Church & Suri Plaza). Spend the 13th (Mon) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Lauca. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Sea Museum, take a stroll through Camarones Magico y Ancestral, and kick back and relax at Playa Chinchorro.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Arica online trip maker.

You can take a bus from Iquique to Arica in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Portillo.

Things to do in Arica

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Putre, Pueblo de Socoroma, Iglesia de Codpa, Iglesia de Parinacota
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Lauca ©
Parque Nacional Lauca
Museo Arqueologico San Miguel de Azapa ©
Museo Arqueologico San Miguel de Azapa
Pueblo de Socoroma ©
Pueblo de Socoroma

1
night
Portillo

Portillo ©
Powder-white peaks frame a sapphire lake at picture-perfect Portillo.
On the 16th (Thu), hit the slopes at Ski Portillo Just For The Day.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Portillo driving holiday website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Arica to Portillo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Felipe.

Things to do in Portillo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ski Portillo Just For The Day ©
Ski Portillo Just For The Day

3
nights
San Felipe

San Felipe ©
San Felipe is a commune and the capital city of the San Felipe de Aconcagua Province in central Chile's Valparaíso Region. Get a sense of the local culture at Vina Errazuriz and Observatorio Pocuro. Explore San Felipe's surroundings by going to Quintessence Alpacas (in Llaillay) and Ski Arpa (in San Esteban). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Vina Von Siebenthal, stop by Plaza de Armas de San Felipe, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rinconada de Silva, Cristo de Madera.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Felipe visit planner.

You can drive from Portillo to San Felipe in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in San Felipe can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Valparaiso.

Things to do in San Felipe

Wineries Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Los Andes, Panquehue, Quintessence Alpacas, Ski Arpa
Highlights from your plan
Vina Errazuriz ©
Vina Errazuriz
Vina Von Siebenthal ©
Vina Von Siebenthal
Quintessence Alpacas ©
Quintessence Alpacas

4
nights
Valparaiso

Valparaiso ©
Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Lutheran Church of the Holy Cross (1897) and Edificio Luis Cousino. Do some cultural sightseeing at Casa de Isla Negra and La Sebastiana. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Valparaiso: Museo Vicente Huidobro (in Cartagena), Casa Marin Winery (in Lo Abarca) and Quebrada de Cordoba (in El Tabo). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Emiliana Organic Vineyards, see the interesting displays at Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck, kick back and relax at La Rambla, and stroll through Reñaca.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Valparaiso trip planning site.

Traveling by car from San Felipe to Valparaiso takes 2 hours. Traveling from San Felipe in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Valparaiso, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Santiago.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Museums Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Casablanca, Vina del Mar, Museo Vicente Huidobro, Casa Marin Winery, La Rambla
Highlights from your plan
Casa de Isla Negra ©
Casa de Isla Negra
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana
Emiliana Organic Vineyards ©
Emiliana Organic Vineyards

9
nights
Santiago

Santiago ©
Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Concha y Toro and La Chascona. Take a break from the city and head to San Cristóbal Hill and Scuba & Snorkeling. Venture out of the city with trips to Vina Undurraga (in Talagante), Pirque (Alyan the Wine Experience & Vina El Principal) and Odfjell Vineyards (in Padre Hurtado). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Patio Bellavista, stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia, get engrossed in the history at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, and learn about winemaking at Vina Cousino Macul.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Santiago online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Valparaiso to Santiago takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Wineries Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Pirque, Vina Undurraga, Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, Odfjell Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Concha y Toro ©
Concha y Toro

5
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colchagua Museum and Vina Montes. Let the collections at Centro Astronomico Tagua Tagua and Museo Artesania Chilena capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Cruz: San Fernando (Vina Casa Silva & Koyle Family Vineyards), Monasterio de la Asuncion de Santa Maria (in Rengo) and Lolol (Vina Santa Cruz & Hacienda Araucano). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at MontGras, examine the collection at Museo El Huique, and look for gifts at Vinonauta.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Cruz online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Santiago to Santa Cruz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Villarrica.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Wineries Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Lolol, San Fernando, Centro Astronomico Tagua Tagua, Monasterio de la Asuncion de Santa Maria
Highlights from your plan
MontGras ©
MontGras
Viu Manent Winery ©
Viu Manent Winery
Clos Apalta Lapostolle ©
Clos Apalta Lapostolle

4
nights
Villarrica

Villarrica ©
With the city and commune set among a wealth of impressive natural sights, holidays in Villarica tend to be outdoors and full of adventures.
Step out of the city life by going to Playa Blanca and Fortin Mapuche. Change things up with these side-trips from Villarrica: Pucon (Canyoning Pucon, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Grande Lican Ray, look for gifts at Mercado Fritz, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Villarrica.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Villarrica tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Santa Cruz to Villarrica with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ancud.

Things to do in Villarrica

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pucon, Playa Blanca, Fortin Mapuche
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Villarrica ©
Parque Nacional Villarrica
Termas Geometricas ©
Termas Geometricas
Los Pozones ©
Los Pozones

2
nights
Ancud, Isla Chiloe

Ancud ©
A city of 40,000 people, Ancud was the capital of Chiloe Archipelago until it was superseded by the city of Castro in 1982.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Fuerte Ahui, look for gifts at Mercado Municipal de Ancud, thenexamine the collection at Museo Bomberil Cuerpo de Bomberos de Ancud, thensee the interesting displays at Museo Regional de Ancud, and finally make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Ancud. On the next day, enjoy the sea views from Faro Corona en Chiloe, stroll through Playa Lechagua, thentake an in-depth tour of Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe, and finally make a trip to Fuerte San Antonio.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ancud trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Villarrica to Ancud. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Castro.

Things to do in Ancud

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Faro Corona en Chiloe ©
Faro Corona en Chiloe
Museo Regional de Ancud ©
Museo Regional de Ancud
Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe ©
Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Rosario and Iglesia Nuestra Senora de Gracia de Nercon. Step out of the city life by going to Photography Tours and Bosquepiedra. Change things up with these side-trips from Castro: Iglesia de Vilupulli (in Chonchi) and Quemchi (Iglesia de Colo & Casa Museo Francisco Coloane). Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Chiloe National Park. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museo del acordeon Sergio Colivoro Barria, play a few rounds at Quilquico Golf, stop by DecoCalen, and admire the striking features of Church of San Francisco.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Castro trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Ancud to Castro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Castro can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Coyhaique.

Things to do in Castro

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Chonchi, Dalcahue, Isla Chiloe, Quemchi
Highlights from your plan
Chiloe National Park ©
Chiloe National Park
Photography Tours
Museo del acordeon Sergio Colivoro Barria ©
Museo del acordeon Sergio Colivoro Barria

3
nights
Coyhaique

Coyhaique ©
Founded in 1929, Coyhaique is a young city--a baby by world standards--developed from humble agricultural origins to become the capital and main hub of the largely rural Aysen Region.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Coyhaique National Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Regional de Aysen.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Coyhaique travel route planning website.

You can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight from Castro to Coyhaique in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Castro in August, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Coyhaique. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Coyhaique

Wildlife Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Coyhaique National Reserve ©
Coyhaique National Reserve
Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo ©
Reserva Nacional Cerro Castillo
Museo Regional de Aysen ©
Museo Regional de Aysen

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