60 days in Chile Itinerary

60 days in Chile Itinerary

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Start: Sajama National Park
Drive:  3 h 45 min
1
Putre
— 1 day
Drive:  6 h 15 min
2
Iquique
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
3
San Pedro de Atacama
— 3 nights
Drive:  10 h 45 min
4
Copiapo
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
La Serena
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Valparaiso
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  8 h 15 min
7
Hanga Roa, Easter Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
8
Santiago
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Santa Cruz
— 6 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
10
Pucon
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Puerto Varas
— 4 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
12
Castro, Isla Chiloe
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h
13
Cochamo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
14
Chaiten
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
15
Puerto Chacabuco
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
16
Puerto Rio Tranquilo
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
17
Chile Chico
— 2 nights
End: Chile Chico

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Putre

Putre ©
Offering an interesting blend of Aymara culture and Spanish colonial architecture, the tiny village of Putre exudes old-world charm.
On the 2nd (Sat), stop by Pueblo de Socoroma, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Suri Plaza, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Putre Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Putre travel route app.

Sajama National Park, Bolivia to Putre is an approximately 2- hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Iquique.

Things to do in Putre

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pueblo de Socoroma
Highlights from your plan
Suri Plaza ©
Suri Plaza
Pueblo de Socoroma ©
Pueblo de Socoroma
Putre Church ©
Putre Church

2
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Oficina Salitrera Santiago Humberstone and Paseo Peatonal Baquedano. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Salitrera Santa Laura and Museo Corbeta Esmeralda. The adventure continues: admire nature's extreme beauty at Parque Nacional Salar del Huasco, get outside with Paragliding Oasisfly Iquique, get engrossed in the history at Regional Museum of Iquique, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Geisers of Puchuldiza.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Iquique trip planner.

Traveling by car from Putre to Iquique takes 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Iquique

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Geisers of Puchuldiza
Highlights from your plan
Oficina Salitrera Santiago Humberstone ©
Oficina Salitrera Santiago Humberstone
Salitrera Santa Laura ©
Salitrera Santa Laura
Museo Corbeta Esmeralda ©
Museo Corbeta Esmeralda

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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.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Valle De La Luna. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pukara de Quitor and Museo del Meteorito. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Valle Arcoiris, witness a stunning natural landmark at Geyser del Tatio, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagunas Altiplanicas, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

Start your trip to San Pedro de Atacama by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by bus from Iquique to San Pedro de Atacama takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in San Pedro de Atacama, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Copiapo.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Tours Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Valle Arcoiris ©
Valle Arcoiris
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna

5
nights
Copiapo

Copiapo ©
Surrounded by the Atacama Desert, Copiapo receives very little rainfall and owes its existence to the mining industry.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Minero de Tierra Amarilla and Museo Mineralogico. Museum-lovers will get to explore Parque Paleontologico De Caldera and Museo Paleontologico de Caldera. Venture out of the city with trips to Caldera (Playa Zapatilla, Playa la virgen, &more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Bahia Inglesa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Puerto Viejo, ponder the design of Plaza Prat, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Copiapo trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from San Pedro de Atacama to Copiapo takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to La Serena.

Things to do in Copiapo

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Caldera, Museo Minero de Tierra Amarilla
Highlights from your plan
Desierto Florido ©
Desierto Florido
Bahia Inglesa ©
Bahia Inglesa
Playa la virgen ©
Playa la virgen

5
nights
La Serena

La Serena ©
Packed with old stone churches in a unique urban landscape, La Serena represents one of Chile's oldest settlements, equally popular with architecture buffs and beachgoers.
Gabriel Gonzalez Videla Museum and Observatorio Cancana are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dona Josefa de Elqui - Pisco Artesanal and Humedal de Pachingo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near La Serena: Monte Grande (Cavas Del Valle & Plazuela de Juegos Gabriela Mistral), Plaza de armas de Ovalle (in Ovalle) and Monumento Natural Pichasca (in San Pedro Norte). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Guanaqueros, learn about winemaking at Casa Tamaya, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Guayacan, and stroll through Playa Guanaqueros.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our La Serena tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Copiapo to La Serena in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Valparaiso.

Things to do in La Serena

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Coquimbo, Monte Grande, Tongoy, Dona Josefa de Elqui - Pisco Artesanal, Observatorio Cancana
Highlights from your plan
Dona Josefa de Elqui - Pisco Artesanal ©
Dona Josefa de Elqui - Pisco Artesanal
Humedal de Pachingo ©
Humedal de Pachingo
Playas Socos
Playas Socos

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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 hidden gems such as Bodegas RE and Museo Maritimo Nacional. Palacio Baburizza and Villa Victoria will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Valparaiso: Casablanca (Kingston Family Vineyards & La Recova Wines). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Cerro Alegre, view the masterpieces at Galeria Municipal de Arte, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Reserva Nacional Lago Penuelas, and get to know the fascinating history of Paseo Gervasoni.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Valparaiso trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from La Serena to Valparaiso in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Valparaiso are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Hanga Roa.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Casablanca
Highlights from your plan
Museo Mirador Lukas ©
Museo Mirador Lukas
Bodegas RE ©
Bodegas RE
Kingston Family Vineyards ©
Kingston Family Vineyards

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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 get in some beach time at Anakena and Playa Pea. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rano Raraku and Ahu Vinapu. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Ahu Tongariki, examine the collection at Museo Antropologico P. Sebastian Englert, stroll the grounds of Cementerio de Isla de Pascua, and make a trip to Ahu Hanga Te'e.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hanga Roa trip maker tool.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Valparaiso to Hanga Roa in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to Easter Island Standard Time (EAST) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Valparaiso in May: high temperatures in Hanga Roa hover around 27°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

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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.
Vina Santa Rita and San Francisco Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion and Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania. Step out of Santiago with an excursion to Panul Community Park in La Florida--about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from San Cristóbal Hill, take an in-depth tour of Museo Historico Nacional, admire the masterpieces at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, and see the interesting displays at Museo Interactivo Mirador.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Santiago driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Hanga Roa to Santiago takes 6.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Hanga Roa to Santiago due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vina Santa Rita, Panul Community Park
Highlights from your plan
Vina Santa Rita ©
Vina Santa Rita
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Museo Interactivo Mirador ©
Museo Interactivo Mirador

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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 hidden gems such as Colchagua Museum and Viu Manent Winery. You'll explore and learn at Museo Del Automóvil De Colchagua and Museo El Huique. Get out of town with these interesting Santa Cruz side-trips: Vina Tipaume (in Rengo), Lolol (Vina Santa Cruz & Hacienda Araucano) and Koyle Family Vineyards (in San Fernando). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at MontGras and stop by Vinonauta.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Santa Cruz day trip planning website.

You can drive from Santiago to Santa Cruz in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. June in Santa Cruz sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Pucon.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Lolol, Vina Tipaume, Koyle Family Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
MontGras ©
MontGras
Colchagua Museum ©
Colchagua Museum
Viu Manent Winery ©
Viu Manent Winery

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nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Termas Quimey-Co and Parque Cuevas Volcanicas. Get in touch with nature at Playa Blanca and Climbing Tours. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape of Santuario el Cani and admire the sheer force of Ojos del Caburga.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Pucon trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Santa Cruz to Pucon in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Puerto Varas.

Things to do in Pucon

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Playa Blanca
Highlights from your plan
Santuario el Cani ©
Santuario el Cani
Termas Quimey-Co ©
Termas Quimey-Co
Ojos del Caburga ©
Ojos del Caburga

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales and Isla Loreley. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Angelmo and Playa Los Cisnes. Venture out of the city with trips to Iglesia Inmaculada Concepcion (in Frutillar), Auto Museum Moncopulli (in Puyehue) and Catedral San Mateo (in Osorno). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Romahue, contemplate the long history of Casa Yunge, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Varas day trip tool.

Drive from Pucon to Puerto Varas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in June, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Castro.

Things to do in Puerto Varas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Iglesia Inmaculada Concepcion, Playa Los Cisnes, Auto Museum Moncopulli, Angelmo, Catedral San Mateo
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales ©
Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales
Angelmo ©
Angelmo
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Museo del acordeon Sergio Colivoro Barria and Museo de Arte Moderno Chiloe. Do some cultural sightseeing at Iglesia de Tenaun and Iglesia San Juan. Get out of town with these interesting Castro side-trips: Iglesia de Quinchao (in Isla Quinchao), Mirador Alto La Paloma (in Achao) and Iglesia de Vilupulli (in Chonchi). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Colo, see the interesting displays at Museo de las Tradiciones Chonchinas, stop by Aylla Chiloe, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Castro online trip itinerary builder.

You can take a bus from Puerto Varas to Castro in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Castro are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Cochamo.

Things to do in Castro

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Chonchi, Isla Quinchao, Dalcahue, Iglesia de Colo
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia de Quinchao ©
Iglesia de Quinchao
Photography Tours
Iglesia de Vilupulli ©
Iglesia de Vilupulli

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Cochamo

Cochamo
Cochamó is a Chilean town and commune located in Llanquihue Province, Los Lagos Region. On the 20th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Valle del Cochamo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cochamo tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Castro to Cochamo in 5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Chaiten.

Things to do in Cochamo

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Valle del Cochamo
Valle del Cochamo

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Chaiten

Chaiten ©
Chaitén is a Chilean town, commune and former capital of the Palena Province in Los Lagos Region. Visiting Parque Nacional Corcovado and Ventisquero Yelcho will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Volcan Chaiten and Ventisquero El Amarillo. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Mirador Chaiten.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Chaiten trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Cochamo to Chaiten in 9 hours. June in Chaiten sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Puerto Chacabuco.

Things to do in Chaiten

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Corcovado ©
Parque Nacional Corcovado
Volcan Chaiten ©
Volcan Chaiten
Mirador Chaiten ©
Mirador Chaiten

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Puerto Chacabuco

Puerto Chacabuco ©
Perched on a fjord on Chile's Patagonian coast, the village of Puerto Chacabuco has become the most important port in the area.
On the 24th (Wed), stroll around Parque Aiken del Sur.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Chacabuco road trip site.

Traveling by car from Chaiten to Puerto Chacabuco takes 6 hours. When traveling from Chaiten in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Puerto Chacabuco: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 5°C at night. You'll set off for Puerto Rio Tranquilo on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Puerto Chacabuco

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Parque Aiken del Sur ©
Parque Aiken del Sur

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Puerto Rio Tranquilo

Puerto Rio Tranquilo ©
Sandwiched between a sapphire lake and a mountainous Patagonian national park, Puerto Rio Tranquilo makes an excellent base for outdoor tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Bayo Lake and then head outdoors with Turismo Valle Leones. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Colores del Lago and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Rio Tranquilo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Puerto Chacabuco to Puerto Rio Tranquilo takes 6 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Puerto Chacabuco in June; daily highs in Puerto Rio Tranquilo reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Chile Chico.

Things to do in Puerto Rio Tranquilo

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Turismo Valle Leones ©
Turismo Valle Leones
Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael
Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael
Colores del Lago ©
Colores del Lago

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Chile Chico

Chile Chico ©
Perched on the gusty shores of a lake separating Chile from Argentina, the small town of Chile Chico makes a great base to explore the surrounding nature.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Lago Jeinimeni National Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Verde, then enjoy breathtaking views from Plaza del Viento, and then explore the activities along Jeinimeni Lake.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Chile Chico trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Puerto Rio Tranquilo to Chile Chico takes 4 hours. Traveling from Puerto Rio Tranquilo in June, expect nights in Chile Chico to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chile Chico

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lago Jeinimeni National Reserve ©
Lago Jeinimeni National Reserve
Laguna Verde ©
Laguna Verde

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