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Santiago Express

The perfect solution for a brief stop in Chile’s stunning capital city. Whether en route to Patagonia or returning home—our stop-off program will ensure you get a taster for the city and a night’s rest at a hotel perfectly suited to your needs and requirements.

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Trip type


Trip length

2 Days





Santiago Express - 2 Days - $645

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

Day 1: Arrive at SCL airport, a guided transfer to your hotel. Afternoon highlights city tour. 

Day 2: Transfer to SCL airport 

Start from Santiago and end at Santiago

Landmarks visited on Santiago Express

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Santiago; Sensations City Tour; Hotel Singular

Upon arrival in Santiago, a private transfer and guide will be waiting for you at the airport to drive you to your hotel.

After a leisurely check-in, you will enjoy a half-day private guided tour of Santiago, experiencing the city's diverse highlights with all your senses.

Visit the historic Santa Lucia Hill, in Barrio Bella Vista consisting of parkland, rising 69m above the surrounding areas and now adorned with ornate facades, stairways and fountains. It was on this hill that the city was founded in 1541.

Continue to the Paris-Londres neighbourhood, home to some of the most impressive colonial architecture before slowing down to briefly unwind with the locals and take in a curiosity unique to Santiago – coffee at one of the notorious and racy 'café con piernas'.

From there, you pass through some of the city's most interesting streets, filled with history from the different waves of immigrants in this ethnically diverse city. Then wander around the art nouveau Mercado Central (Central Market), considered by National Geographic as one of the world's top ten food markets and known for its cuisine and exotic fish stores.

You will also visit the Vega Chica Market boasting some of the best flavours, scents and colours of this metropolis where you will try a traditional Chilean drink, the Cola de Mono.

The penultimate highlight is a walk through a renowned flower market filled with colourful displays and beautiful scents before ending your tour by exploring the lovely Lastarria neighbourhood.

Excursion: Half-day private guided tour

Accommodation: Hotel Singular, Santiago

Day 2: Transfer to SCL airport 

Today, after breakfast, you will be transferred 30 minutes by private vehicle (driver only) to Santiago International Airport for your onward flight home or southwards to Patagonia. 

Meals: Breakfast

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Prices, Departures and Inclusions

Prices for 2023/2024 are based on 2 people sharing:

From $645 staying at our favourite 5* hotel.

From $465 per person if choosing to stay in a standard 4* hotel.


Departures can be set up on a date of your choice, subject to availability.


Please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Additional Notes

Surcharge - Transfer rates to/from the airport carry a small surcharge if between the hours of 22:00 and 7:00. 

Accommodation – The accommodation in the itinerary can be modified if you wish. Please see our Santiago hotels guide for more information.


  • Meals: 1 breakfast
  • Accommodation: 1 night / 5* hotel
  • Excursions: 4hr private guided city sensations tour
  • Private guided transfer from Santiago airport to your hotel 
  • Private vehicle (driver only) from your hotel to Santiago airport. 


  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Any extra/optional excursions
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Equipment (request our recommended kit list for more details)
  • Gratuities/Tips
  • International and domestic/in-country flights

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