9 days in Chile Itinerary

9 days in Chile Itinerary

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9 days in Chile Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  28​h
1
Hanga Roa, Easter Island
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  12​h
2
San Pedro de Atacama
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  26​h
End: Chicago


4
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.
Visiting Playa Ovahe and Orongo will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Ahu Tahai and Ahu Nau Nau. Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring nature at Rapa Nui National Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the geological forces at Rano Kau, explore the ancient world of Ahu Akahanga, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Rapa Nui, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Pea.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hanga Roa online travel planner .

Chicago, USA to Hanga Roa is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Chicago in September, expect nights in Hanga Roa to be about the same, around 59°F, while days are slightly colder, around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Easter Island
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Orongo ©
Orongo
Rapa Nui National Park ©
Rapa Nui National Park
Playa Ovahe ©
Playa Ovahe

2
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.
On the 20th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Piedras Rojas and then take in the natural beauty of Atacama Desert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Pukara de Quitor, look for all kinds of wild species at Valle Arcoiris, and then see the interesting displays at Museo del Meteorito.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Pedro de Atacama trip builder .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Hanga Roa to San Pedro de Atacama in 12 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Hanga Roa to San Pedro de Atacama is 2 hours. Traveling from Hanga Roa in September, plan for cooler nights in San Pedro de Atacama, with lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Atacama Desert
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Piedras Rojas ©
Piedras Rojas
Valle Arcoiris ©
Valle Arcoiris
Atacama Desert ©
Atacama Desert

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