8 days in Chile Itinerary

8 days in Chile Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Santiago
— 1 day
2
La Serena
— 1 night
3
San Pedro de Atacama
— 4 nights

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): see the interesting displays at La Chascona, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Costanera.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Santiago trip maker.

Nashville, USA to Santiago is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Nashville to Santiago. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to La Serena.

Things to do in Santiago

Nature Parks Museums
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San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
Sky Costanera ©
Sky Costanera

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Herradura and then appreciate the views at Valle del Elqui.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our La Serena attractions app.

Fly from Santiago to La Serena in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in La Serena sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in La Serena

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Playa La Herradura
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Valle del Elqui ©
Valle del Elqui
Playa La Herradura ©
Playa La Herradura

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Piedras Rojas and Laguna Chaxa. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Museo del Meteorito. There's still lots to do: admire nature's extreme beauty at Atacama Desert, look for gifts at Libreria Del Desierto, take in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna, and contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna de Piedras.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Pedro de Atacama day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from La Serena to San Pedro de Atacama takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from La Serena in December, expect nights in San Pedro de Atacama to be a bit cooler, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Atacama Desert
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Piedras Rojas ©
Piedras Rojas
Atacama Desert ©
Atacama Desert
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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