15 days in Santiago, Buenos Aires & Montevideo Itinerary

15 days in Santiago, Buenos Aires & Montevideo Itinerary

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Santiago, Chile
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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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 trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia, explore the world behind art at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and examine the collection at La Chascona.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Santiago online trip maker.

Adelaide, Australia to Santiago is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Chile Standard Time is minus 13.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can fly to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

— 4 nights

Queen of La Plata

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Buenos Aires is known for nightlife, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, shop like a local with El Ateneo Grand Splendid, wander the streets of Puerto Madero, and explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Santiago to Buenos Aires in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago to Buenos Aires is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Buenos Aires can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Montevideo.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Montevideo, Uruguay

— 4 nights
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Get out of town with these interesting Montevideo side-trips: Punta Ballena (Museo – Taller de Casapueblo & Playa Punta Ballena). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Rambla de Montevideo, hunt for treasures at Mercado del Puerto, take a stroll through Pocitos, and make a trip to Plaza Independencia.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Montevideo trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Montevideo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Buenos Aires in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Montevideo, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Outdoors

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