On this full-day tour from Santiago you’ll visit the historical port of Valparaíso, taking in its steep streets, panoramic views, and Bohemian lifestyle. Admire the gardens, parks, and beaches of popular Viña del Mar, Chile’s premier seaside resort.
What to Expect
You’ll depart from Santiago on this full-day excursion to the Pacific Coast. Pass through the beautifully groomed vineyards of the Curacavi and Casablanca valleys before arriving in Valparaiso.
Valparaiso, Spanish for Paradise Valley, is a cultural hotspot that serves as one of the country’s most important seaports.
The entire city is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its intriguing cobblestone labyrinth of streets, historic buildings, and ancient funiculars along steeply sloping hills.
From the Mirador 21 de Mayo lookout you’ll enjoy spectacular, panoramic views of the city and harbor. Your guide will point out some of the more interesting sights and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Next, you’ll visit the garden city, Viña del Mar, home to the most-visited beach on Chile’s central coast. The city boasts beautiful parks and gardens, and miles of sparkling beaches.
See the Presidential Castle, Liberty Avenue, the 1930s Casino, and various classic century-old mansions. As a part of the experience, you may want enjoy lunch on your own at a delightful Viña del Mar restaurant (optional, not included).
- Round-trip transportation from Santiago
- Guided tour