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Valparaiso & Viña del Mar with Boat Ride - Private Day Trip from Santiago

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    What to Expect
    Begin your day with an 8.30am pickup from your central Santiago hotel by your private guide. Traveling aboard a private vehicle, set out on the 2-hour journey to Valparaiso, watching as the landscapes change from the urban sprawl of Santiago, to the rolling countryside, then the rugged cliffs and beaches of the coast.

    On arrival in Valparaíso, enjoy your first glimpse of its UNESCO-protected Old Town by riding one of the funiculars up the hillside. Hop off to explore the hillside neighborhood of Cerro Alegre as your guide explains the origins of the town’s famous multi-colored houses. Pause to enjoy coffee and cookies at a terrace café, looking out over the port below.

    Continue around the Old Town on foot, winding through the cobblestone lanes and stopping to admire vibrant street art, peek into small shops and galleries, and visit impressive viewpoints.

    After lunch (own expense), choose to either visit the Museum of Pablo Neruda, devoted to the Nobel Prize winning Chilean writer, or set sail on a boat cruise around the harbor, looking out for sea lions along the coast.

    Your tour ends with return transport to Santiago, where you’ll be dropped back at your hotel around 6.30pm.

    Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Park Plaza Santiago, Av. Ricardo Lyon 207, Providencia, Región Metropolitana, Chile

    Traveler pickup is offered
    You will be picked up from hotels located in: Bellavista, Providencia, Las Condes, Vitacura.

    If you reside outside these areas, pick up will be coordinated at the Park Plaza Hotel, Ricardo Lyon 207, (corner with Nueva Providencia) Providencia.
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local guide
    • Snacks
    • Beverages
    • Boat ride
    • Funicular rides
    • Entry/Admission - Paseo Del Puerto
    • Entry/Admission - Cerro Concepcion
    • Entry/Admission - Valparaiso Puerto Magia
    • Entry/Admission - La Sebastiana
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Comfortable shoes are recommended
    • Not recommended for child aged nine and under
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • A minimum of two people per booking is required
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 11 July 2019

    Felipe was an excellent guide and driver He picked us up right in time in Santiago. It was great getting to know him and experiencing Valparaiso through his eyes. He was sensitive to our time and physical requirements, and we appreciated his knowledge, explanation of...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank 554nancyf
    COT13, Owner at Chile Off Track, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2019

    Dear Nancy, So happy to hear you had a great tour with Felipe and enjoyed the Valparaiso Tour. Happy we could squeeze it all in! Warm regards, Suzanne,

    Reviewed 31 May 2018

    Felipe picked us up straight from SCL to spend the day in Valparaiso. He was knowledgeable, friendly and enthusiastic. He was very tolerant of our limited knowledge, answering our questions about animitas, pilgrimages and wine. The boat tour was remarkable, getting up close to cargo...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    Thank cu3677
    COT13, Owner at Chile Off Track, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

    Hello Cu, Happy to hear you had such a great day out with Felipe! If you are back in Chile please come and visit us again! Warm regards, Suzanne.

    Reviewed 15 November 2017

    We visited Valparaiso on a day trip from Santiago. The day started with a private boat tour (!) that our guide Felipe was able to organise. We then took one of the famous funiculars up the hill and visited the spectacular revived town of Valparaiso....More

    Date of experience: November 2017
    Thank JohannesReck
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    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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