Chile – Central Chile Roadtrip

Day 1: Santiago de Chile to Santa Cruz

Chile’s capital sits in a valley surrounded by the Andes and the Chilean Coast Range. The location is simply breath-taking. The old city is famous for the Palacio de la Real Audienca and the Metropolitan Cathedral. The city is known as being vibrant and cosmopolitan with plenty of places to see and things to do.

A place to stay: Campsite Cajon del Maipo

Day 2: Santiago de Chile to Santa Cruz

120 miles – 2 hours

This is one of the country’s thriving wine-growing areas and there are many opportunities to visit vineyards and farms.

The town itself is full of colonial architecture, including a Carillion Clock.

A place to stay: Colchagua Camp

Day 3: Santa Cruz to Pichilemu

50 miles – 1 hour

We head to the beach today. Pichilemu is a resort famed for its blend of countryside, forest, ocean and first class food. The big draws here are surfing and wine-tasting.

A place to stay: Camping la Puntilla

Day 4/5: Pichilemu to Reserva Nacional Altos de Lircay

150 miles

With stunning views of the Andes and a loop trail to hike, this national park is high on most visitors to-do lists. In fact maybe one day isn’t enough.

A place to stay: Reserva Nacional camping

Day 6: Reserva Nacional Altos de Lircay to Santiago de Chile

200 miles

A drive back to the capital city, with the Andes always in your sights. What better way to finish off you Chilean adventure with more time Santiago.