Friendly City Tour with Santa Lucia Hill Code:SCL302.
Duration :Half-day , Frequency:Daily
( 9:30 am or 15:30 )
shops ( Museums Closed on Monday ) .
: We will start the tour at the San Francisco Church, which
was built between 1572 and 1618. Then we will continue West
visiting the “Club Hípico” horse-racing
course, which is considered one of the most beautiful courses
in South America. We will then pass the Palacio de la Moneda,
current seat of government. Then we will visit the Plaza
de Armas, where we will see important National Monuments,
such as the Iglesia Catedral (The Cathedral Church), Correo
Central (The Main Post Office) and the Municipalidad de
Santiago (The City Hall). We will continue our trip going
to the Cerro Santa Lucía (the Santa Lucia Hill),
where the city was founded in 1541. We will then cross the
Mapocho river and then pass Through different residential
districts giving us an overview of the city. Return to the
hotel in Santiago. Overnight. –
Per Person from USD 50 ( Not Private ) - USD 75( Private ) Min
2 persons required
SANTIAGO Panoramic with San Cristobal Hill Code:SCL402.
Includes: Private transportation,Guide,Craft
: The excursion begins by touring the main avenues in the
city’s civic center. Highlights include La Moneda
Palace, which was completed in 1805 (after more than 20
years of off-and-on construction). The neoclassical building
was the home of Chilean presidents until 1958, and today
is the seat of the government. Continue exploring narrow
streets, eventually arriving at the Plaza de Armas, a picturesque
square surrounded by the 18th-century Cathedral Metropolitana,
the National Historical Museum, and the central post office.
Leaving downtown, head toward Parque Forestal, which leads
to the Fine Arts Museum, and Bellavista, the artsy, bohemian
center of Santiago. Ascend Santa San Cristóbal, a
beautiful public park whose peak the perfect place for a
panoramic shot of the city is crowned with a 118-foot statue
of the Virgin Mary. Descend and travel the other direction
to the neighborhoods of Pedro de Valdivia Norte, Las Condes
and Vitacura, the modern commercial districts and great
places for shopping. Return to the hotel.
Per Person from USD 50 ( Private ) - Min 2 persons required
Y TORO WINERY AND MAIPO RIVER CANYON Code:SCL403.
Duration: Half-day - Fee and wine
tasting are included
Frequency:Daily, year-round. ( Except
Includes: Regular ( Sib ) or Private
transport (car or minibus),Guide,Wine tasting.
South out of Santiago past La Florida, a new suburb, in
the southern districts of Santiago. The excursion includes
a visit to one of the two winneries described below: Cousiño
Macul winnery: Founded in 1856, at the foot of the Andes.
The winnery is one of the most traditional and still owned
by the direct descendants of Matias Cousiño, after
six generations. The main construction is one of the most
beautiful and was designed by a French architect. Concha
y Toro winnery: Founded in 1883, the country’s largest
wine exporter. A complete guided tour of the facility begins
in the vineyards, some of which were planted by its founder
(and noted winemaker) Spanish nobleman Don Melchor de Concha
y Toro himself, covers every step of the wine-making process
and includes a wine tasting. The excursion continues with
a drive through Maipo Canyon, a great place to examine the
Andes in all their stunning, eternally snow-capped glory.
Return to Santiago.
Per Person from USD 65 ( Not Private ) - USD 100( Private ) Min
2 persons required
DEL MAR AND VALPARAISO Code:SLC501
Duration:Full day . Departure from
Santiago Hotel -
Frequency: Daily, year-round.
Includes:Regular or Private transportation,Guide,Craft
out of Santiago past the vineyards, farms, orchards and
olive plantations of Curacavi and Casablanca valleys. At
the coast, drive along the beaches of Las Salinas and Reñaca
to Viña del Mar, a town Chileans refer to as Ciudad
Jardín (Garden City) due to its parks, flower beds
and gardens. The beach is the resort’s main draw,
and visitors and locals alike make use of Costanera Avenue
and the oceanfront promenade in the shadows of the imposing
Casino Municipal. Follow España Avenue to neighboring
Valparaíso, a port christened by the Spanish in 1536.
Climb up, down and around these narrow twisty streets the
city is balanced on some 40 hills and pause at the water
front to watch the ships, boats and fishemen in the bay.
The tour proceeds to the heart of the city, the Plaza Sotomayor,
a pleasant sanctuary, opposite the Maritime Authority. Inside
the plaza is the Monument to the heroes of Iquique, a memorial
for those killed during the War of the Pacific. Just beyond
this is Muelle Prat, the pier complete with small crafts
market. Lunch (not included) can be at one of the many restaurants
that border the beach; the perfect opportunity to sample
the port’s famously fresh fish and seafood. At the
afternoon, visit La Sebastiana, another of poet Pablo Neruda’s
homes-turned-museums, ride one of the city’s many
elevators, an effective mode of moving about this largely
vertical port back at the turn of the century. Ascendor
Artillería, built in 1898, is one of the oldest still
in operation and offers a beautiful view of the ocean. Finally,
enjoy a drive through the financial and commercial districts
before setting out for Santiago through the Curacavi Valley,
where traditional Chilean sweets and snacks are for sale.
Transfers to Hotel in Santiago for Overnight
Per Person from USD 77( Not Private ) - USD 175 ( Private )
Min 2 persons required
NEGRA AND THE HOME OF PABLO NERUDA Code:SLC502.$65 Per Person*
Frequency: Daily , Min 2 Persons
Includes:Regular or Private transportation,Guide,Entrance
fee for museum.
: Enjoy the ride out of Santiago, through the beautiful
Central Valley. Hit the coast at San Antonio, a busy port
town check out the market if time permits then head northward
to Cartagena, a town which hills fall abruptly to the sea,
Costa Azul, Las Cruces, and El Tabo. Last stop: the peaceful
Isla Negra, a small resort made famous by its most famous
inhabitant, the renown poet Pablo Neruda. Neruda won the
Nobel Prize for literature in 1971. He passed away in 1973,
and this, reputedly his favorite of his three houses, is
now a museum, an eclectic assembly of the poet's many collections
miniatures, vessels, colored bottles, fine glassware and
seashells, to name a few as well as his manuscripts. The
house and its ocean view served as an everlasting source
of inspiration for Neruda, and both are absolutely enchanting.
Enjoy a relaxing lunch (not included) at one of the restaurants
in town. Return to Santiago in the afternoon through the
seaside resort of Algarrobo.
Per Person from USD 200( Private ) Min
2 persons required
free 1- 800- 811- 3077 or (305) 388