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LocalAventura Tour: Half-Day City Tour of Santiago

Half-Day City Tour of Santiago

Discover the highlights of Santiago
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3-4 hrs

Santiago

2 ~ 5

High content


Description

On the foothills of the awe-inspiring Andes Mountains lies Santiago, a modern cosmopolitan city with a vibrant past. Come and walk through Chile’s capital and uncover its mysterious and compelling history. Santiago is a city that offers many places to visit and experiences to live; for this tour, we have prepared a route that includes all those places you cannot miss during your stay in the Chilean capital. This city adventure will include visitis to rolling hills, buildings, beautiful lookouts, government houses, emblematic neighborhoods, and others important attractions.
Our goal is that through this tour, you can know part of Chile's history, architecture, culture and admire Santiago from one of the tallest points in the city: San Cristobal Hill. In order to get different perspectives of the city, on this tour you will walk through the city but also have private transportation from place to place.

Itinerary

  • Pick-up by your Local Guide at your hotel at 10 am
  • Plaza de Armas
  • Cathedral of Santiago
  • Government House “La Moneda”
  • Sant Cristóbal Hill
  • Short walk in Santiago Centro neighborhood
  • Drop-off back at your hotel 

Available days

Monday to Sunday

Eligibility criteria

This tour is easily accessible to people of all ages and physical abilities; please inform your local guide if you need accommodations.


What's Included

  • Tickets to all touristic points
  • Local Guide
  • Private transportation and driver
  • Coffee, snacks and mineral water for the journey
  • A Chilean special drink called “mote con huesillo” at San Cristóbal hill

What's not included

  • Tips for the guide, driver, and serving staff, which may be offered at your discretion
  • Lunch

Additional Pricing Information (*)

For groups smaller than 2 or larger than 6, please contact founders@localaventura.com for a price quote.


Recommendations

  • Wear comfortable shoes as you will be walking.
  • In the summer months bring sunglasses, sunscreen, and a hat.
  • Bring layers in case the weather fluctuates.
  • Bring extra pesos in case you want to buy souvenirs.

Tags

Good for Groups Luxury Family-Friendly

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Elisa and Gladys


Elisa
Born and raised in Santiago, Chile, I’ve always had a passion for Chilean history. In fact, one of my favorite parts of being a guide is volunteering each year during “National Monuments Day,” where I get to teach locals facts that even they may not know about their city’s most historic buildings.

I first decided to become a guide because of my interest in world affairs, history, and intercultural exchange. I thought it would be a great way to meet people and learn about different countries, while also teaching them a bit about my own country. For the past six years, I’ve been doing just that. My job in tourism has given me the opportunity to work in the largest winery in Chile, where I led the training of other guides and helped host private events. During my time there, I was able to develop a keen appreciation and passion for Chilean wines. All these interests - wine, history, and global affairs - have converged into tourism, creating the perfect combination of my passions!

Gladys
Originally, from Los Andes at the mountains in central Chile, I have also lived between our capital Santiago, and the colonial city of Valparaiso known for its bohemian and artistic vibe. 

I am particularly interested in nature, arts, music and enjoy nothing more than rambling around the countryside and cities with character; exploring villages, finding hidden corners, and being surprised by unexpected moments.

My background is Journalism and Social Communication, but since I moved to Rio de Janeiro I've spent the last 12 years working in the Hotel Industry and Tourism. Travelling and knowing other cultures is one of my passions so after living in Brazil, I've decided to improve my English studying in London where I've stayed for a couple of years, and which gave me the possibility of working in the Pub and Restaurants business too.

Now, back in Chile and after all the past experiences I've decided to divide my time between working at a Vineyard in the Aconcagua Valley, volunteering in a non-profit environmental organization, and guiding as I love sharing and showing the beauties of my country.

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