60 days in Peru, Bolivia & Chile Itinerary

60 days in Peru, Bolivia & Chile Itinerary

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Santiago, Chile
— 4 nights
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Valparaiso, Chile
— 2 nights
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Vina del Mar, Chile
— 2 nights
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Hanga Roa, Chile
— 5 nights
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Santiago, Chile
— 1 night
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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 4 nights
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La Paz, Bolivia
— 6 nights
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Uyuni, Bolivia
— 2 nights
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Potosi, Bolivia
— 2 nights
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Sucre, Bolivia
— 4 nights
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Cochabamba, Bolivia
— 2 nights
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La Paz, Bolivia
— 1 night
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Puno, Peru
— 4 nights
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Arequipa, Peru
— 2 nights
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Cusco, Peru
— 7 nights
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Nazca, Peru
— 1 day
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Paracas, Peru
— 2 nights
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Lima, Peru
— 7 nights

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Santiago, Chile

— 4 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: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, explore the world behind art at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, go for a walk through Plaza de Armas, and admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

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Atlanta, USA to Santiago is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Santiago due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Valparaiso, Chile

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Pacific

Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
On the 13th (Fri), make a trip to Cerro Concepcion, then examine the collection at La Sebastiana, and then brush up on your military savvy at Museo Maritimo Nacional.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Valparaiso online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Santiago to Valparaiso takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Valparaiso sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vina del Mar.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Museums

Vina del Mar, Chile

— 2 nights

Garden City

A more organized counterpart to its chaotic neighbor Valparaiso, Vina del Mar lives up to its reputation as the "Garden City." Brimming with public parks and flower displays, Chile's fourth-largest city embraces nature, with palm-lined avenues enhancing the "green" ambience.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck, take a stroll around Quinta Vergara, then appreciate the history behind Moai, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico Nacional. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Tiare Vaikava, then don't miss a visit to Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores), then try to win big at Vina del Mar Casino, and finally explore the historical opulence of Wulff Castle.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Vina del Mar trip builder website.

Vina del Mar is just a short distance from Valparaiso. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 50°F. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Hanga Roa.

Things to do in Vina del Mar

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Casinos

Hanga Roa, Chile

— 5 nights
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.
Spend the 19th (Thu) exploring nature at Rapa Nui Parque Nacional. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the geological forces at Rano Raraku, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Tau Kiani Rapa Nui, stroll through Ovahe, and make a trip to Ahu Tongariki.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanga Roa trip planner.

You can fly from Vina del Mar to Hanga Roa in 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Vina del Mar to Hanga Roa is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Vina del Mar in May, things will get a bit warmer in Hanga Roa: highs are around 74°F and lows about 62°F. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santiago.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Santiago, Chile

— 1 night

City of the Island Hills

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Fly from Hanga Roa to Santiago in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Easter Island Standard Time to Chile Standard Time is 2 hours. On the 22nd (Sun), you're off to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Santiago

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

— 4 nights
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.
San Pedro de Atacama is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio, delve into the distant past at Pukara de Quitor, make a trip to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote, and examine the collection at Museo del Meteorito.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Pedro de Atacama visit app.

Fly from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to La Paz.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

La Paz, Bolivia

— 6 nights

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Get out of town with these interesting La Paz side-trips: Tiwanaku (in Tiwanaku) and Puma Punku (in Tiahuanaco). Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring the striking scenery along WMDR Yungas Road. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Mercado de Las Brujas, look for gifts at ComArt Tukuypaj, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read La Paz trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from San Pedro de Atacama to La Paz takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in May, things will get little chillier in La Paz: highs are around 59°F and lows about 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to fly to Uyuni.

Things to do in La Paz

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Uyuni, Bolivia

— 2 nights
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
On the 1st (Wed), examine the collection at Train Cemetery, examine the collection at Museo de la Llama y la Sal, then explore the striking landscape at Salar de Uyuni, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Arce. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then step off the mainland to explore Isla Incahuasi.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Uyuni trip planning website.

You can fly from La Paz to Uyuni in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from La Paz in June, you will find days in Uyuni are slightly colder (45°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (44°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Potosi.

Things to do in Uyuni

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Potosi, Bolivia

— 2 nights

Ville Imperial

One of the highest cities in the world at 4,090 m (13,420 ft), Potosi actually rose to fame for something below the ground.
Potosi is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go deep underground at Cerro Rico, contemplate the long history of Santa Teresa Convent Museum - Convento Museo Santa Teresa, admire the striking features of San Francisco of Potosi Convent and Temple, and see the interesting displays at Museo Historico Minero Diego Huallpa.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Potosi trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Uyuni to Potosi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Uyuni in June, you will find days in Potosi are a bit warmer (59°F), and nights are a bit cooler (25°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sucre.

Things to do in Potosi

Historic Sites · Museums

Sucre, Bolivia

— 4 nights

City of the Four Names

The constitutional capital of Bolivia, Sucre has a well-preserved historic center, with many buildings dating back to the city's founding in the 16th century.
Sucre is known for historic sites, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR, explore the galleries of Museum of the Cathedral - Museo de la Catedral, engage your brain at Museo del Tesoro, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sucre trip planning tool.

Getting from Potosi to Sucre by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Potosi in June, with highs in Sucre at 69°F and lows at 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can fly to Cochabamba.

Things to do in Sucre

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Cochabamba, Bolivia

— 2 nights

City of Eternal Spring

Dynamic and friendly, Cochabamba benefits from a mild climate largely responsible for its Mediterranean lifestyle and nickname the "City of Eternal Spring." An ideal alternative for anyone wishing to escape the chaos of South America's more popular destinations, Cochabamba vacations allow visitors to discover how regular Bolivians live on an everyday basis.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at El Cristo de la Concordia and then admire the striking features of Palacio Portales. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at La Cancha, then make a trip to Plaza 14 de Septiembre, and then contemplate the long history of Convento Museo Santa Teresa.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cochabamba online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sucre to Cochabamba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Sucre, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cochabamba, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to fly to La Paz.

Things to do in Cochabamba

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

La Paz, Bolivia

— 1 night

City that Touches the Sky

Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a trip to Calle Sagarnaga, then don't miss a visit to Mi Teleferico, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our La Paz online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Cochabamba to La Paz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cochabamba in June, you will find days in La Paz are cooler (58°F), and nights are slightly colder (25°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Puno.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors · Tours

Puno, Peru

— 4 nights

City of the Lake

Hugging the western tip of Lake Titicaca, Puno serves as a melting pot of indigenous and imported cultures, and makes a great base for explorations around the region.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puno: Main Gate (in Taquile Island) and Fertility Temple (in Chucuito). On the 14th (Tue), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Taquile Island, indulge in some personalized pampering at Inca Sauna, get great views at Mirador Ing. Eduardo Sanchez, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Sillustani.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Puno road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from La Paz to Puno takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from La Paz to Puno. While traveling from La Paz, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Puno, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Arequipa.

Things to do in Puno

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Arequipa, Peru

— 2 nights

White City

In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): wander the wide-open spaces of Mundo Alpaca, examine the collection at Santa Catalina Monastery, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Santuarios Andinos, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de Armas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Arequipa, and finally look for gifts at La Iberica.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Arequipa trip planner.

You can drive from Puno to Arequipa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Puno in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in Arequipa, with lows of 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Cusco.

Things to do in Arequipa

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Cusco, Peru

— 7 nights

Imperial City

Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Get out of town with these interesting Cusco side-trips: Urubamba (Iglesia de Urubamba & Cerveceria Willkamayu). On the 24th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Spend the 23rd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, take an in-depth tour of Museo Inka, don't miss a visit to San Blas, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Precolombino.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cusco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Arequipa to Cusco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Cusco when traveling from Arequipa in June, with lows around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nazca.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Nazca, Peru

— 1 day
The southern city of Nazca draws visitors to its archaeological and historical sites.
On the 27th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Mural of Maria Reiche, don't miss a visit to Nasca Lines, and then get engrossed in the history at Didactic Museum Antonini (Museo Antonini).

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nazca online vacation builder.

Traveling by combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Cusco to Nazca takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Paracas.

Things to do in Nazca

Museums

Paracas, Peru

— 2 nights
A port town largely devoted to tourism, Paracas serves as a popular starting point for exploration of Peru's south coast.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Roja, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then make a trip to The Chandelier. On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Islas Ballestas and then deepen your understanding at Ballestas Islands.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Paracas driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nazca to Paracas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Paracas can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lima.

Things to do in Paracas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Lima, Peru

— 7 nights

City of the Kings

Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
Lima is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping Center Larcomar (Centro Comercial Larcomar), and contemplate the long history of Huaca Pucllana.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lima visit planner.

Getting from Paracas to Lima by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lima

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Chile travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Parks · Specialty Museums
Land of Poets
Squeezed between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, geographically diverse Chile is a long, thin stretch of land encompassing some of the world's driest deserts in the north, and some of its largest glacial fields in the south. Though most Chile holidays include some form of adventure in the vast wilderness areas, the country also contains charming cities providing plenty of urban things to do and see. Many tours of Chile include at least a brief visit to the country's lush wine regions, where backyard vineyards compete with sprawling estates producing some of the world's most respected whites and reds.

Bolivia travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Geologic Formations · Specialty Museums
Tibet of the Americas
If you're an adventurous tourist, consider adding a Bolivia vacation to your travel itinerary. A land of rainforests, Andean glaciers, high altitude cities, and rushing rivers, Bolivia remains one of the most remote countries in the Western Hemisphere. With 60 percent of the population made up of indigenous peoples, native cultures permeate thecountry's music, architecture, and arts, as well as local folklore and traditions. Traveling in Bolivia you can experience diverse wildlife and ecosystems, learn about the country's rich history, try out its distinctive cuisine, and practice your Spanish with the locals, known for their clean and easy-to-understand accent.

Peru travel guide

4.6
Historic Sites · Parks · Landmarks
Land of the Incas
In a country renowned for its pre-Columbian archeological sites, no Peru vacation would be complete without an adrenaline-inducing hike to Machu Picchu, World Heritage-listed symbol of the once-mighty Incan Empire. Aside from visiting these spectacular ruins set against the backdrop of photogenic mountain peaks, most holidays in Peru also include an exploration of the country's pretty cities, boasting well-preserved colonial architecture and a slew of modern buildings housing fine museums, galleries, shops, and restaurants. Ideal for active vacationers, Peru trips are also tailor-made for gourmands, as the country's eclectic cuisine blends tasty influences from Africa, Asia, and Europe.