- 3 to 4 hours (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
Discover Santiago, the capital of Chile and home to seven million people. Rapid economic growth has made it one of the most developed cities in South America, establishing a modern urban environment that unites classic and modern architecture. During this tour, see how Chile's rich cultural heritage comes to life through iconic symbols of the city including la Plaza de Armas (the Main Square), Santa Lucia Hill, La Moneda (the Government Palace), the Post Office, and the Santiago Metropolitan Cathedral
- Local guide
- Professional guide
- Live commentary on board
- Roundtrip transfers from centrally Hotels located in Santiago, Las Condes, Providencia, and Vitacura
Traveler pickup is offered
We do pick up passengers from hotels located in Santiago downtown, Providencia, Las Condes and Vitacura. At the moment you confirm the reservation, please send us your hotel information to let you know if your hotel is located in the pick up zone, if don't, we will let you know the meeting point to meet the tour.
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
Drop off options: San Cristobal Hill, Bellavista neighborhood, Costanera shopping center or Hotel Contact.
The capital of Chile is a vibrant city full of character, with a thriving artistic culture, modern restaurants and lively nightlife. Surrounded by mountains - the mighty Andes to the east and the smaller coastal range to the west - on a clear day, Santiago boasts one of the most incredible urban scenes in the world. Old-world colonial mansions and eclectic neighborhoods seamlessly integrate the skyscrapers of "Sanhattan" into a captivating fusion of tradition and modernity. With world-class skiing, wine routes, biking and trekking right at your doorstep, Santiago is a city full of stimulating possibilities.
Our tour starts from the hotel where the transfer will pick us up. We will start through the main avenue of the city, knowing its history and its surroundings. We will go down to the cobblestone neighborhood of Lastarría, a characteristic sector for its green areas and beautiful houses of the XIX century, now restored and mostly used as cafes, restaurants, bookstores and museums.
Then, we will go to Cerro Santa Lucia here we will have time to walk and take pictures, while our guide tells us some of the most important episodes in the history of Santiago, such as the Mapuche / Spanish confrontation. From its terraces we will have a panoramic view of Santiago, as well as admire relics and constructions from the colonial era, such as Castillo Hidalgo.
We will go to our next stop, on the way we can see emblematic places of the city such as the Plaza de Armas, The Santiago Cathedral and its impressive architecture, in addition to the former national congress. We will arrive at the imposing government house called “La Moneda” and next to it the “Plaza de la Constitución”; We will visit its surroundings and we will know more about its important and interesting history.
Once in our vehicle, the tour will continue with a step through the Central Market, one of the most characteristic gastronomic points of Santiago, and then continue to the upper sector of the capital. On the way we will stop at a lapis lazuli store where we can admire and/or buy beautiful jewelry and unique crafts. Then we will finish the tour at the respectives hotel or drop off options.
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- No minimum people per booking is required
- Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.