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Discover Santiago de Chile

  • Uptown Santiago and the Andes
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3 days / 2 nights from £220 per person Based on two people sharing double or twin rooms in standard accommodation. Flights are available separately.
Pick & Mix tour in Chile
Highlights: Santiago de Chile

Enjoy a few days in Chile's capital city.  Explore the historic centre and naturally beautiful setting at the foot of the Andes mountains.

Day

City

Activity

Overnight

Meals*

Day 1  

Santiago

Arrive Santiago

Santiago

-

Day 2

Santiago

Half day City tour including Dominicos

Santiago

B

Day 3

Santiago

Depart Santiago

-

B

* B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner


Upgrades and Extensions
  • Add extra nights in Santiago and take one or more day trips.  Possibilities include the Maipo Valley wineries,  the coastal resorts of Valparaiso and Viña del Mar, or skiing at one of the nearby resorts.  All of these destinations are within 2 hours’ drive of the capital.
Combinations
  • Use this package as an introduction to Chile, either head north for our Atacama tour, or south into Patagonia to Torres del Paine

Day 1: Arrive Santiago

Upon arrival at Santiago airport you will have a private transfer to your chosen hotel.  Spend the night at our Standard hotel in Santiago.

Day 2: Half day City tour including Dominicos

After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel by your private English-speaking guide for a half-day city tour of the historic and modern sights of the city of Santiago.  Your tour includes a visit to the Government Palace “La Moneda”, and the Plaza de Armas, where you will find the Metropolitan Cathedral and other historic buildings.  The next place of interest is Santa Lucia hill, where the city of Santiago was founded in 1541.  Today it is a steep climb through beautiful gardens to the summit, where a monument to Pedro Valdivia looks out over the city.  After visiting Bellavista, the cultural and artistic district of Santiago, the last stop on your tour is the small town of Dominicos, where over 150 artists have their workshops and you can find the best Chilean handicrafts.  Free afternoon to relax or visit the San Cristobal hill and cable car.  Spend the night at our Standard hotel in Santiago.

Day 3: Depart Santiago

After breakfast today you have a private transfer to Santiago International airport at an appropriate time to check-in for your flight.


Included:
  • Private return transfers from the airport to your hotel with a Spanish-speaking driver
  • Half day private city tour with English-speaking guide
  • 2 nights Accommodation, including Breakfast
Not Included:
  • Additional independent touring
  • Unspecified meals and services
  • Optional tips for Guides and/ or Drivers
  • International and domestic flights
  • Airport taxes

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Uptown Santiago and the AndesArriving into Santiago by planeSanta Lucia Hill, SantiagoHistoric Centre of SantiagoPatio Bellavista, SantiagoSantiago de Chile
  • DSA Standard Santiago Hotel

Standard hotels are clean, comfortable and well located.  They have en-suite bathrooms with hot water and towels, and some in-room facilities like a TV, phone and wifi.  They are often small, family-run establishments, and are tastefully decorated and full of charm.  In most cases rooms will not be very big and although staff are friendly and helpful, their English may not be perfect.  Our standard accommodation would usually be classified locally as 3* hostels or 2.5* – 3* hotels.

Packing List
  • Appropriate clothing for the season (see the Travel Info page)
  • Small backpack
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Camera, memory card and charger
All our tours are fully customisable - please ask us about any changes you would like to make to this itinerary.