Discover Santiago, the multifaceted capital of Chile, with its fine parks and numerous sporting and cultural activities. You’ll enjoy fabulous food in the city’s many and varied restaurants, as well as a thriving nightlife scene. Lose yourself in the hilly port city of Valparaiso and discover an intense, atmospheric palette of colours and flavours. Bohemian and colourful, Valparaiso’s maze of hills has long inspired poets and writers. The ‘Jewel of the Pacific,’ as Valparaíso is known, is also home to Chile’s legislative Congress and the headquarters of the Chilean navy. Admire these historic buildings and soak up the country’s maritime history!
Arrive in Santiago and transfer to your hotel; Lastarria, Bellas Artes and Providencia are all great locations.
Enjoy a half-day walking tour of modern Santiago. Visit Bellavista, San Cristobal Hill and Lastarria districts before hopping on the metro and riding to University Station. Here we get off and explore the central district, finishing at the Market where you may like to have lunch.
Full-day tour of UNESCO heritage listed Valparaiso and the Isla Negra Museum, devoted to the life of Nobel Prize poet and diplomat, Pablo Neruda.
Half-day tour of Santa Rita Winery, set in the Maipo Valley, with lunch and wine tasting included. Don’t miss their excellent Carmenere! (options for cycling tours also available).
Transfer to Santiago airport or extend your journey with a trip to Patagonia or the Atacama Desert.