Chile Sightseeing

Santiago Sightseeing
 
No Image Full Day Valparaiso & Vina Del Mar
Today, depart for the central coast traveling through the valleys of Curacavi & Casablanca. The latter is known for its recent success as a wine producing area. Continue to the coast and visit the beach area of Renaca and the town of Vina del Mar, known as the Garden City for its pretty parks and flower-lined streets. In the afternoon proceed to the picturesque port of Valparaiso built in the 16th century on a total of 43 hills that are reached by narrow, windy streets, staircases and a series of lifts (funiculars) which now constitute a UNESCO as World Heritage Site because of the eclectic architecture and urban development. Visit the museum house of Pablo Neruda, La Sebastiana. The house is situated on one of the hills overlooking the bay and contains some of the poets collections, specifically those related to the sea
 
 
No Image Half Day Architectural Tour of Santiago 9:00 AM
This tour is designed to provide an overview of the urban history of the city of Santiago, as well as some of its most important architectural landmarks, both historical buildings (Museo de Bellas Artes, Cerro Santa Lucia, Central Market, Mapocho) as well as spectacular contemporary constructions (Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral, MAVI). We will walk around heritage neighborhoods and the most recent architecture, which account for a perfect union between tradition and modernity in a city that is in full swing. We will stop by the former National Congress and continue to the foundation heart of Santiago represented by its Main Square, and the significant historic buildings that make up the edges. The tour ends at the Civic Center of the city, with the history of Palacio de la Moneda
 
 
No Image Half Day Concha y Toro Winery Tour
Depart Santiago towards the Maipo valley, one of Chiles most important wine producing areas. Founded in 1883, Concha y Toro is today the largest wine exporter in the country. The tour includes a full visit to the extensive landscaped gardens (the inside of the colonial house is not included) of the plantations, some of which were planted by the founder of the vineyard, Don Melchor de Concha y Toro. You will have the opportunity to see both the modern facilities and the old cellars. There is a tasting of different wines during the tour and the cost includes a souvenir glass
 
 
No Image Half Day Santa Rita Winery Tour
Embark on a guided tour that takes you through lush vineyards and historic cellars. Upon arrival at Santa Rita Winery, learn more about the 120-year history of the wine estate and its premium wine production. Witness the wine bottling process and visit the "Bodega de los 120 patriotas". At the end of the tour, sample from a ion of Santa Ritas celebrated award winning wines and receive a memento glass of your own to take homePick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 4.5 hours.
 
 
No Image Half Day Santa Rita Winery Tour
Embark on a guided tour that takes you through lush vineyards and historic cellars. Upon arrival at Santa Rita Winery, learn more about the 120-year history of the wine estate and its premium wine production. Witness the wine bottling process and visit the "Bodega de los 120 patriotas". At the end of the tour, sample from a ion of Santa Ritas celebrated award winning wines and receive a memento glass of your own to take home Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 4.5 hours.
 
 
No Image Half Day Undurraga Winery Tour & Tasting
This morning depart Santiago towards the Maipo Valley, one of Chile’s most important wine producing areas. Don Francisco Undurraga was one of the pioneers of wine making in Chile, and created the Viña Undurraga in 1885 with plants brought back from France and Germany. Today, with more than 125 years of tradition, Undurraga is present in more than 70 countries. Undurraga produces Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Gewürstraminer, Carménère, and Chardonnay. There is a tasting of different wines during the tour and the cost includes a souvenir glass. Afterwards, return to the hotel
 
 
No Image Santiago Panoramic City Tour with Santa Lucia Hill 9:00 AM
Be part of this journey through the many parts of Santiago that characterize this South American metropolis. Prepare to be captivated as you view a city in motion, from the history of the colonial neighborhoods to modern "Sanhattan". Begin with the old residential area of the capital, passing through beautiful residences that currently give life to the University District. The journey continues to the historic and financial center which includes the governmental palace "La Moneda" and the Main Square, Plaza de Armas. You then drive to the Santa Lucia hill and the Forest Park where you find the beautiful building of the Museum of Fine Arts. Afterwards, continue to the bohemian neighborhood of Bellavista and finish your walking tour around the Golf neighborhood which is the new and most important financial sector in the city and the country. Pick-up will be between 8:30 am and 9:00 am from the front desk of hotel. Approximate tour duration is 3.5 hours.
 
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