Santiago de Chile / City Tours
3 Days / 2 Nights
• Needed transfers
• Accommodation: 2 nights
• Tour: City tour
• Meals: 2 breakfasts
• Ascent to San Cristóbal or to Santa Lucía hills
Arrival and reception at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy the city of Santiago de Chile. This tour offers an entertaining encounter with the best attractions of Santiago. We start visiting the main streets of the civic district, on the way to Cerro Santa Lucía (emblematic urban park located in the heart of the city), the government headquarters (Palacio de la Moneda) and the traditional Plaza de Armas (the main square). In this traditional meeting point, we are able to appreciate the most diverse and multicultural side of Santiago, in addition to its many buildings of high historical value such as the Metropolitan Cathedral, the National Historical Museum and the Central Post Office. The walk continues through the Forestal Park, a column of green landscape which accompanies the hectic urban epicenter of the city. Visit to the Fine Arts Museum and to Bellavista neighborhood, area which gathers the best of the bohemian panorama of Santiago. At the end, return to the hotel.
Day at leisure to explore Santiago de Chile which has natural surroundings, ideal for outdoor activities and relax, and cultural options such as Negra Island, one of Pablo Neruda’s houses, or Valparaíso, declared Humanity Heritage by UNESCO.
Morning at leisure. At due time, transfer to the airport.
Private Service includes a visit to San Cristobal Hill, while shared service includes a visit to Santa Lucía Hill. National Historical Museum closes on Mondays.
Santiago de Chile Optional Tours
Valparaíso and Viña del Mar.
Departure from the hotel towards the Pacific Ocean through Casablanca Valley known due to its vines. When approaching to the coast, visit the beaches and Viña del Mar City in order to continue to the picturesque Valparaíso’s Port. Due to its particular architecture, UNESCO declared its historic centre Humanity’s Heritage. The city is located next to some hills that can be reached by alleys, long stairs and diverse lifts which were built between the end of XIX century and early XX century.
Duration: 8 hours
To keep in mind: The private service includes a tasting in Viña del Mar.
Departure from the hotel to visit the beach area in Negra Island, which is characterized by its dense vegetation and big pine trees. There, the housemuseum of Pablo Neruda, who was a Chilean poet and Nobel Peace Prize winner, is located. In the house’s interior, find his collections of bottles, figureheads, conchas and other objects that the poet collected along his life. This house was built in 1939 and its architecture is very particular due to the low cost materials combination and the artistic wealth. After the excursion, return to the hotel.
Duration: 8 hours
Concha and Toro.
Departure from the hotel to Maipo Valley, Pirque’s area, famous because of its high quality in wines productions, to visit the vineyard Concha and Toro. Founded in 1883, it is the biggest wines exporter in Chile. The tour includes a walk through the gardens, the park, the house’s exterior side and the storage cellars such as the centenary Casillero del Diablo, which has a legend that surprises its inhabitants. The tour includes reserve wines tastings and a visit to the wine shop where you will find all its products.
Duration: 4 hours
Departure from the hotel to Colchagua’s Valley, two and a half hours to the south of Santiago, where is possible to visit two of the following vineyards: Casa Silva Vine, Estampa, Jacques & Francois Lurton, Laura Hartwig, Montes, Mont Gras, Viu Manent or Viña Bisquertt, according to the day. After doing the visits with included tasting, we have lunch (included) and continue to another vineyard or to Colchagua’s Museum, which has one of the biggest and most important PreHispanic art collections in Chile and a very significant exhibition of the Chilean colonial period.
Operates: Daily. Only in Private
Duration: 10 hours