Classic Santiago Highlights

Get to know Santiago’s sights, history, culture and traditions on a half day city tour. Visit the historic Santa Lucia Hill, explore it's iconic neighbourhoods bursting with local food, drink, flowers and colours, and experience a notorious ‘cafe con piernas’! This is the classic way to experience Santiago and is one of our most popular trips. You can combine this with ‘Classics’ in other parts of Chile and Argentina to tailor your 2-3 week holiday. Please enquire for further details.

3 Days

$326

Classic Santiago Highlights - 3 - $326

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

  • Enjoy a half day private guided tour of Santiago, experiencing the city's diverse highlights
  • Visit historic Santa Lucia Hill in Barrio Bella Vista, it was on this hill that the city was founded in 1541
  • Take in some of the most impressive colonial architecture of the Paris-Londres neighbourhood before slowing down to briefly unwind with the locals
  • Enjoy coffee at one of the notorious and racy 'cafe con piernas'

Start from Santiago and end at Santiago

Landmarks visited on Classic Santiago Highlights

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: Santiago & Sensations city tour 

Upon arrival in Santiago, a private transfer will be waiting for you at the airport to transfer 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 historic Santa Lucia Hill, in Barrio Bella Vista. Consisting of parkland, rising 69 metres 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 as you enjoy coffee at one of the notorious and racy "cafe con piernas".

From there, you pass through some of the most interesting streets of the city, 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 top ten food markets in the world and known for both 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

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel, Santiago


Day 2: Santiago at leisure

You have a day at leisure in Santiago

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel, Santiago


Day 3: Departure

You will be transferred to the Santiago Airport for your departure flight.

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

This trip can run as a group trip, with prices starting from $326 per person for a complete group. If you are looking to join a group or you are a solo traveller we will help to form likeminded groups of travellers. Please let us know your travel plans.

The trip can also run on a private basis to fit around your plans. Departures may be tailored and can be set up on a date of your choice. Please note that there is a higher price for smaller groups. Please enquire for further details.

The price based on Standard hotels in Providencia is $326 per person

The price based on Superior hotels in Lastarria is $460 per person

The price based on Luxury hotels in Lastarria is $622 per person

Prices valid until 30/4/2018

Includes

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Meals stated
  • Private airport transfers
  • Half day private guided city tour

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Meals not indicated in itinerary
  • Personal expenses and equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Any visa, passport and vaccination expenses

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