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LocalAventura Tour: Cultural Day Tour of Valparaíso

Cultural Day Tour of Valparaíso

Trip from Santiago to Valparaíso for a city tour
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6 hrs

Valparaíso

3 ~ 8

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Description

Meandering through the winding streets of Valparaiso, you’ll experience fascinating architecture, colorful street art, and endless secret corners. Join local guide Jose in his favorite city, as you explore the charm of this UNESCO World Heritage sight. You’ll learn about the fascinating history within the city streets as well as enjoying its many seaside flavors.

Itinerary

  • Get picked up at your accommodations in Santiago.
  • Along the way to Valparaíso, you will stop at one of Jose’s favorite restaurants along the highway, for a surprise treat.
  • After breakfast, you will first head to Viña del Mar for a quick view of this seaside city
  • Once in Valparaíso, your local guide will take you to the famous funiculars of the city and give you a tour of the city’s historic district.
  • Along the way, you will visit the most historic sights, hidden gems, and taste some street food.
  • Next, enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the best restaurants in Chile, according to national food critics.
  • Your day will end with an unforgettable panoramic view of the entire port.
  • Get droppped off back at your accommodations

Eligibility criteria

This tour is easily accessible to people of all ages and physical abilities.


What's Included

  • Transportation in luxury van
  • Bilingual local guide
  • Traditional breakfast
  • Visit to Pablo Neruda museum
  • Tour of the hills and elevators
  • Gourmet lunch with wine pairings
  • Private boat tour
  • A surprise souvenir

Tags

Good for Groups Family-Friendly

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Jose

My greatest passion in life is travel. I’ve always loved exploring new cultures, meeting people from all over, and, of course, tasting the unique flavors of each place I go. This love, has led me around the world, and eventually back to Chile with the mission to show off my home’s gastronomic delights to fellow travelers. 

My international adventures first began after I finished university in my home city in Chile. Longing to see more of the world, I decided to continue my studies in Switzerland at Les Roches, one of the best hotel schools in the world. During this time, I had the opportunity to travel around Europe and work in acclaimed restaurants and major hotel chains. Later, I moved to the USA to work at the Hyatt in Atlanta. After a few years abroad, I decided I had enough experience to pursue my true passion. Thus, I returned to Chile and began hosting food tours in Santiago.

Chile may not be known around the world for its food, and so through my tours, I hope to help build my country’s reputation for delicious foods. I love showing travelers just how amazing my country's gastronomy really is. Watching my guests bite into one of our famous empanadas or taste our finest wines is as if they truly are understanding my culture for the first time. Seeing the smile emerge on their faces is what makes me so happy and proud to be both a tour guide and a Chilean.

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