13 days in Santiago & San Pedro de Atacama Itinerary

13 days in Santiago & San Pedro de Atacama Itinerary

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Start: Santiago
1
Santiago
— 8 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
2
San Pedro de Atacama
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Santiago

8
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castillo Hidalgo and Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kingston Family Vineyards and Horseback Riding Tours. Explore Santiago's surroundings by going to Vina Undurraga (in Talagante), Concha y Toro (in Pirque) and Casablanca (Casablanca Valley & Vina Casas del Bosque). There's much more to do: examine the collection at La Chascona, get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, enjoy breathtaking views from Grand Santiago Tower, and stroll through Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Santiago attractions planner.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiport is Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. On the 8th (Tue), you're off to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Santiago

Outdoors Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Casablanca, Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, Vina Undurraga, Concha y Toro
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Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile ©
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile
Vina Undurraga ©
Vina Undurraga
Kingston Family Vineyards ©
Kingston Family Vineyards

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Atacama Desert and Valle Arcoiris. Pukara de Quitor and Museo del Meteorito are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Laguna Chaxa, make a trip to Yerbas Buenas Petroglyphs, take in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna, and take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Pedro de Atacama travel route planning website.

Getting from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Atacama Desert
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Atacama Desert ©
Atacama Desert
Valle Arcoiris ©
Valle Arcoiris
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna

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