60 days in Chile Itinerary

60 days in Chile Itinerary

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60 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + shuttle:  22​h
1
San Pedro de Atacama
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h
2
Santiago
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Santa Cruz
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Valparaiso
— 6 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Valdivia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Osorno
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Puerto Varas
— 6 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
8
Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
9
Ancud, Isla Chiloe
— 4 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  6​h
10
Punta Arenas
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
11
Hanga Roa, Easter Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: London

5
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.
Take a break from San Pedro de Atacama with a short trip to Salar de Atacama in Antofagasta, about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, look for all kinds of wild species at Salar de Tara, make a trip to Aldea de Tulor, and explore the activities along Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Pedro de Atacama online travel planner .

London, UK to San Pedro de Atacama is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from London to San Pedro de Atacama. Traveling from London in January, expect nights in San Pedro de Atacama to be a bit warmer, around 8°C, while days are warmer, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Santiago.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Salar de Atacama, Atacama Desert
Highlights from your plan
Atacama Desert ©
Atacama Desert
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Santiago side-trips: Concha y Toro (in Pirque) and San Jose de Maipo (River Rafting & Tubing & Plaza de Armas in San José de Maipo). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, take an in-depth tour of Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and wander the streets of Barrio Bellavista.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Santiago trip planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from San Pedro de Atacama to Santiago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

San Jose de Maipo, Concha y Toro
Highlights from your plan
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
La Chascona ©
La Chascona

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.
Explore Santa Cruz's surroundings by going to Vina Casa Silva (in San Fernando), Lolol (Vina Santa Cruz & Francois Lurton Natural Style) and Punta De Lobos (in Pichilemu). Spend the 30th (Thu) exploring nature at Río de Los Cipreses National Reserve. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Viu Manent Winery, examine the collection at Colchagua Museum, and stop by Vinonauta.

Before you visit Santa Cruz, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Santiago to Santa Cruz by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. January in Santa Cruz sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lolol, Río de Los Cipreses National Reserve, Vina Casa Silva, Punta De Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Vina Montes ©
Vina Montes
Colchagua Museum ©
Colchagua Museum
Clos Apalta Lapostolle ©
Clos Apalta Lapostolle

6
nights
Valparaiso

Valparaiso ©
Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Valparaiso: Matetic Vineyards (in Lagunillas), Casablanca (Vina Casas del Bosque, Kingston Family Vineyards, & more) and Isla Negra (Casa de Isla Negra & La Nave Imaginaria). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at La Sebastiana, get outside with Parque Nacional La Campana, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and make a trip to Ascensor Reina Victoria.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Valparaiso trip planner.

You can drive from Santa Cruz to Valparaiso in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Santa Cruz in January, expect nights in Valparaiso to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Valdivia.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Wineries Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Vina del Mar, Casablanca, Isla Negra, Parque Nacional La Campana, Canopy El Canelo
Highlights from your plan
Emiliana Organic Vineyards ©
Emiliana Organic Vineyards
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana
Casa de Isla Negra ©
Casa de Isla Negra

5
nights
Valdivia

Valdivia ©
Valdivia, southern Chile's main university town, possesses a youthful and independent spirit.
Get out of town with these interesting Valdivia side-trips: Mercado Municipal de Temuco (in Temuco) and Villarrica (Region IX Ltd & Emporio Chocolate). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico de la Universidad Austral de Chile, hike along Sendero Los Alerces, head outdoors with Parque Saval, and step off the mainland to explore Mancera Island.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Valdivia online itinerary planner .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Valparaiso to Valdivia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Valparaiso in February, Valdivia is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Osorno.

Things to do in Valdivia

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Villarrica, Mercado Municipal de Temuco
Highlights from your plan
Mercado Fluvial de Valdivia ©
Mercado Fluvial de Valdivia
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
nights
Osorno

Osorno ©
Established at the confluence of the Rahue and Damas Rivers, the city of Osorno represents one of the main agricultural centers of the region and possesses an interesting history of immigration, growth, and change.
Change things up with these side-trips from Osorno: Rio Calcurrupe (in Futrono), Balneario Puerto Nuevo (in Ciudad La Union) and Puente Chirre (in Rio Bueno). There's much more to do: stroll around Parque Cuarto Centenario de Osorno, relax in the rural setting at Granja Educativa Buena Vista, browse the different shops at Portal Osorno, and ponder the design of Plaza De Armas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Osorno journey planning app .

Getting from Valdivia to Osorno by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Valdivia in February, expect nights in Osorno to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Puerto Varas.

Things to do in Osorno

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Puente Chirre, Rio Calcurrupe, Balneario Puerto Nuevo, Auto Museum Moncopulli
Highlights from your plan
Parque Cuarto Centenario de Osorno ©
Parque Cuarto Centenario de Osorno
Catedral San Mateo ©
Catedral San Mateo
Granja Educativa Buena Vista ©
Granja Educativa Buena Vista

6
nights
Puerto Varas

Puerto Varas ©
Overlooking a lake, with a conical volcano looming in the background, Puerto Varas enjoys memorable scenery but retains its authentic atmosphere.
Explore Puerto Varas' surroundings by going to Parque Nacional Alerce Andino (in Puerto Montt) and Frutillar (Museo Colonial Aleman & Muelle Frutillar). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Petrohué Waterfalls, admire the masterpieces at Museo Pablo Fierro, admire all the interesting features of Carretera Austral, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Volcan Osorno.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Puerto Varas vacation planner.

Drive from Osorno to Puerto Varas in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Puerto Varas can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can take a bus to Castro.

Things to do in Puerto Varas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Puerto Montt, Frutillar, Carretera Austral
Highlights from your plan
Petrohué Waterfalls ©
Petrohué Waterfalls
Volcan Osorno ©
Volcan Osorno
Lago Todos Los Santos ©
Lago Todos Los Santos

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Castro: Cascadas de Tocoihue (in Dalcahue) and Muelle de las Almas (in Cucao). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Church of San Francisco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de los Dolores, head off the coast to Lemuy Island, and explore the striking landscape of Chiloe National Park.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Castro trip planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Puerto Varas to Castro takes 3 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Ancud.

Things to do in Castro

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Dalcahue, Chonchi, Isla Chiloe, Muelle de las Almas
Highlights from your plan
Lemuy Island ©
Lemuy Island
Church of San Francisco ©
Church of San Francisco
Chiloe National Park ©
Chiloe National Park

4
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.
When in Ancud, make a side trip to see Isla Aucar in Quemchi, approximately 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo Regional de Ancud, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Ancud, head outdoors with Pinguineras, and steep yourself in history at Fuerte Ahui.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ancud online route planner .

You can take a bus from Castro to Ancud in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in February, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Punta Arenas.

Things to do in Ancud

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Isla Aucar, Chiloe Island Penguin Colony
Highlights from your plan
Isla Aucar ©
Isla Aucar
Museo Regional de Ancud ©
Museo Regional de Ancud
Faro Corona en Chiloe ©
Faro Corona en Chiloe

5
nights
Punta Arenas

An erstwhile hub of the sheep wool industry, Punta Arenas has evolved into a gateway of sorts for hikers, cruise ship passengers, and adventure travelers heading out on the windswept lands of Chile's extreme southern reaches.
Punta Arenas is known for historic sites, museums, wildlife, nature, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, examine the collection at Nao Victoria Museo, identify plant and animal life at Isla Magdalena, and learn about all things military at Museo Naval y Maritimo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Punta Arenas trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Ancud to Punta Arenas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Ancud, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Punta Arenas, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hanga Roa.

Things to do in Punta Arenas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Museo Regional De Magallanes ©
Museo Regional De Magallanes
Palacio Sara Braun ©
Palacio Sara Braun

4
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.
Hanga Roa is known for nightlife, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the geological forces at Rano Raraku, Head underground at Ana Kakenga, don't miss a visit to Ahu Akivi, and stroll through Orongo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hanga Roa trip site .

Traveling by flight from Punta Arenas to Hanga Roa takes 11.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Punta Arenas to Hanga Roa. In March, Hanga Roa is warmer than Punta Arenas - with highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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