6 days in Santiago & San Jose de Maipo Itinerary

6 days in Santiago & San Jose de Maipo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Santiago Metropolitan Region sightseeing planner

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Santiago
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Jose de Maipo
— 3 nights
Drive

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Santiago

— 2 nights

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.
Santiago is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at San Cristóbal Hill, steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Santiago online trip planner.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiport is Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Jose de Maipo.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature

San Jose de Maipo

— 3 nights
Long an oasis for residents of Santiago in need of some fresh air, San Jose de Maipo draws visitors from all four corners of the world.
On the 15th (Fri), head outdoors with Termas Valle de Colina and then don't miss a visit to Tunel El Tinoco. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Ex-Tren Militar del Cajon de Maipo, see human ingenuity at work at El Yeso Dam, then look for gifts at Casa Chocolate Tienda Boutique, and finally make a trip to Plaza de Armas in San José de Maipo.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Jose de Maipo route builder app.

Traveling by car from Santiago to San Jose de Maipo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in San Jose de Maipo are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in San Jose de Maipo

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

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