22 days in Chile & Brazil Itinerary

22 days in Chile & Brazil Itinerary

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 1 night
Fly
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Santiago, Chile
— 3 nights
Drive
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Los Andes, Chile
— 1 night
Drive
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Portillo, Chile
— 1 night
Drive
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Vina del Mar, Chile
— 3 nights
Drive
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Isla Negra, Chile
— 2 nights
Drive
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Farellones, Chile
— 2 nights
Drive
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Copiapo, Chile
— 1 night
Fly
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Valle Nevado, Chile
— 2 nights
Drive to Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, Fly to Brasilia
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Brasilia, Brazil
Drive
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Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil
— 3 nights
Drive

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Sao Paulo, Brazil — 1 night

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Batman Alley, Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, Italian Building, and other attractions you added. On the 23rd (Thu), make a trip to Paulista Avenue, then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, then admire the landmark architecture of Italian Building, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Comedians Comedy Club.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo road trip site.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Congonhas Airport, Guarulhos - Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport and Viracopos International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Santiago.
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Santiago, Chile — 3 nights

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
You've added Batuta, Isto e Chile, Salsoteca Maestra Vida, and other attractions to your itinerary. Concha y Toro and La Chascona are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania and Former National Congress Building for their historical value. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de La Merced, explore the galleries of Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts, and take in the pleasant sights at Plaza de Armas.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Santiago trip planner.

Fly from Sao Paulo to Santiago in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Chile Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Los Andes.
Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 28:

Los Andes, Chile — 1 night

Los Andes, founded in July 31, 1791 as Santa Rosa de Los Andes, is a Chilean city and commune located in the province of the same name, in Valparaíso Region ("Fifth Region" of Chile). To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Andes vacation planning website.

Drive from Santiago to Los Andes in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Portillo.
Museums · Wineries · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 29:

Portillo, Chile — 1 night

Powder-white peaks frame a sapphire lake at picture-perfect Portillo.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski Portillo Just For The Day.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Portillo driving holiday planner.

Drive from Los Andes to Portillo in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vina del Mar.
Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:
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Vina del Mar, Chile — 3 nights

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.
Visit Edificio Luis Cousino and Paseo 21 de Mayo for their historical value. La Sebastiana and Estancia El Cuadro will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Vina del Mar's surroundings by going to Casablanca (Bodegas RE, Vina Casas del Bosque, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck, delve into the distant past at Moai, stroll through Reñaca, and learn the secrets of beer at Keltewe.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Vina del Mar travel planner.

Traveling by car from Portillo to Vina del Mar takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Isla Negra.
Tours · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:

Isla Negra, Chile — 2 nights

Despite its name, Isla Negra is not an island but a small coastal area of Chile, near the town of El Quisco.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Chepica, learn about winemaking at Attilio & Mochi - Passionate Winemakers, do a tasting at Matetic Vineyards, then get a taste of life in the country at Puro Caballo, then stroll through Humedal El Yali, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Quebrada de Cordoba. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Humedal Rio Maipo, stroll through Parque Tricao, then kick back and relax at Playa Norte, then don't miss a visit to La Nave Imaginaria, and finally examine the collection at Casa de Isla Negra.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Isla Negra trip planner.

You can drive from Vina del Mar to Isla Negra in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Isla Negra sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Farellones.
Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

Farellones, Chile — 2 nights

Nestled in the foothills of the Andes, the quaint village of Farellones is notable for its large skiable area and ski resorts that surround it.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): stroll around Parque Puente Nilhue, ski along the peaceful trails at Plaza de los Pumas, and then fly down the slopes at Parques de Farellones.

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Getting from Isla Negra to Farellones by car takes about 3.5 hours. On the 7th (Thu), you're off to Copiapo.
Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:

Copiapo, Chile — 1 night

Surrounded by the Atacama Desert, Copiapo receives very little rainfall and owes its existence to the mining industry.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo Regional de Atacama, then explore the fascinating landscape at Desierto Florido, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Francisco, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Inglesa.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Copiapo day trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Farellones to Copiapo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Valle Nevado.
Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:

Valle Nevado, Chile — 2 nights

The largest ski zone in South America, Valle Nevado offers 2,800 hectares (7,000 acres) of skiable area in the El Plomo foothills near Santiago.
On the 9th (Sat), stroll through Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Valle Nevado driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Copiapo to Valle Nevado in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for Brasilia on the 10th (Sun).
Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:
Highlights from your trip

Brasilia, Brazil

Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Brasilia online vacation builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Valle Nevado to Brasilia. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valle Nevado to Brasilia. July in Brasilia sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 10th (Sun), you're off to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil — 3 nights

Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Get in touch with nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros and Sertao Zen. There's lots more to do: walk around Santuario Ecologico Vale Dourado, admire the sheer force of Catarata dos Couros, contemplate the waterfront views at Vale da Lua, and take in the natural beauty of Aguas Termais do Morro Vermelho.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip website.

You can drive from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:

Brazil travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.

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.

Valparaiso Region travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Specialty Museums · Beaches
The V Valparaíso Region is one of Chile's 15 first order administrative divisions. With the country's third highest population of 1,539,852 million in 2002 and third smallest area of 16396.1sqkm, the region is Chile's second most densely populated after the Santiago Metropolitan Region to the southeast.Its capital is the port city of Valparaíso, other important cities include Viña del Mar, Quillota, Quilpué and Villa Alemana.Geography and natural featuresThe region is on the same latitude as the Santiago Metropolitan Region. Its capital is Valparaíso, which is the site for the National Congress of Chile and an important commercial port. Also in this region is the top resort city of Viña del Mar. Additionally, the Pacific islands of Easter Island (Isla de Pascua), Isla Salas y Gómez, the Juan Fernández Islands and the Desventuradas Islands fall under the Valparaíso Region's administration.The Valparaíso Region is part of the very restricted range of the endangered Chilean Wine Palm, Jubaea chilensis; in prehistoric times this endemic Chilean tree had a significantly larger range.

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Atacama Region travel guide

3.8
Beaches · National Parks · Nightlife

Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park travel guide

4.3
World heritage site · Waterfalls · National Parks
Inscribed on the World Heritage List as one of the world's oldest and staggeringly diverse ecosystems, Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park occupies an ancient plateau developed over the last 2 billion years. A tour of Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park leads visitors across landscapes that include dense forests, mighty waterfalls, wild canyons, and high-altitude cerrado (tropical savannah). Vacations in Chapado dos Veadeiros National Park are hugely popular with ecotourists, who base their adventures in gateway towns Sao Jorge or Alto Paraiso de Goias. From one of those two centers nature-lovers can easily access the protected wilderness areas, ideal for hiking, rappelling, and canyoning.