Valparaiso & Vina del Mar Tour
Full day tour heading to the Chilean coast and exploring Valparaiso with it hills and colorful streets and then Viña del Mar
Duration: 7 hrs aprox Departures: every day in private services at morning Includes: Private transportation, driver, English/Spanish/ speaking guide, bottle of water, tolls Optional: Lunch at Valparaiso or visit to a winery
Highlights: - Walking tour around Valparaíso - Private services - Old elevators of Valparaiso and most important hills - Valparaiso Port, old architecture and Sotomayor square - House of Pablo Neruda poet “La Sebastiana” - Visit to Viña del Mar main attractions
Our driver and guide will pick you up at your hotel and depart by highway 68 to Chile’s main port, Valparaiso. We’ll cross the Lo Prado Tunnel and then Zapata tunnel until reaching famous Casablanca valley wineries. We arrive in Valparaiso with its 48 picturesque hills. We will ascend Cerro Concepción with the oldest elevator of city, Turri elevator build in 1883. We will walk along Atkinson and Brighton Promenade with a fantastic view on Valparaiso harbor. The housing area in Cerro Concepción was the typical neighborhood of English and German traders and merchants. We will also see the Lutheran and Anglican Church of the suburb. At Cerro Artillería we will have a magnificent view on Valparaiso harbor and Viña del Mar. After a short drive, we reach Plaza Sotomayor (Sotomayor Square) with the monument to Chilean Navy Heroes and visit the pier.
Then head to Viña del Mar and visit it main attractions. Afterwards we return back to Santiago and drop you off at hotel. If tour starts at midday, you'll be returninf from Viña del Mar at 17:30 hrs arring to Santiago at 19:30 hrs aprox to your hotel.