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visiting chile from buenos aires

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visiting chile from buenos aires

Hi

Can someone tell me with limited time on my hands is it worth visiting Chile from Buenos Aires and where would be the nearest nice place to visit for a day or two.

Thanks

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1. Re: visiting chile from buenos aires

It depends on what sort of things you are interested in seeing. If I had three days to spare (because one is travelling time) I would fly to Santiago and then Calama and go to San Pedro de Atacama. This is assuming you are talking about this time of year. If it were summer then I would go South and visit Torres Del Paine. But I am assuming that you would have already visited many areas of Argentina, otherwise I would visit something local as Argentina has so many beautiful and interesting places.

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Hiya, Thanks for the advice. Slight change of plan, i will be flying to Santiago from Montevideo, Uruguay and will have three days there so abit of time to explore. Loving your profile picture, is that the Maldives? Bora Bora? Very nice! :-)

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Its on the t/a site; it looks to me like Bora Bora. You could also just visit Santiago. Personally I like it, plenty to keep you occupied for three days.

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Valparaiso is very scenic and interesting town. I preferred it to Santiago.. Easy bus ride to get there.

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How long is the bus journey, can it be done on a day trip from Santiago?

Thanks :-)

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Dear Garywalker,

From Santiago to Valpo (friendly way to call Valparaiso) it's about 1 hour (a little more).

I would say for three days I would explore Valparaiso and Viña del Mar- or I would take an airplane and fly to Calama to see San Pedro de Atacama.

I don't know if you havee been in a desert before, but if not, it is an unforgettable experience.

Otherwise, Valpo and Viña will be a lovely experience.

Have a great trip! (remember to; drink pisco sour, eat salmon, and go to a "Café con Piernas" in Santiago).

Veronica

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Hello! not to get angry our neirghbors from the other side of Los Andes, but dont you think about going to el Glaciar Perito Moreno, or Cataratas de Iguazú? (Iguazú Falls). It s really worth it.

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Thanks guys for the highly informative information. I will take on board all of your advice and have a fantastic time, we cant wait to go. I think we'll be going to Valpo and Vina del Mar :-) Oh and i'll be visiting Iguazu Falls the previous week which we are really looking forward to aswell.

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9. Re: visiting chile from buenos aires

Ok, if you like football, you are invited!

good luck !

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