See the very best of Santiago on a comprehensive introductory tour of Chile's capital city. Perfect for first-time visitors, this morning or afternoon 3.5-hour city tour is a well-rounded introduction to Santiago's famous sights, leaving you with time in the day free to explore the city on your own.
Your group tour takes you through the main streets of Santiago's civic center with its many different architectural styles. You'll pass the neoclassical Moneda Palace, built in the 18th century and current seat of Government; the Plaza de Armas, or main square, with its cathedral; the Museum of National History; and the Central Post Office.
Your tour continues to the Parque Forestal, based on Paris' Champs-Elysees and Santa Lucia Hill, where the city of Santiago was founded in 1541. You'll continue to the bohemian area of Bellavista and climb the Saint Lucia hill for a panoramic view of Santiago with the Andes mountains in the background.
Your tour concludes with a visit to the handicraft village of Los Graneros del Alba. This attraction is closed on Mondays, when an alternative attraction is substituted.
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Tour departs from Santiago city hotels
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Returns to original departure point
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Departs at 9am including hotel pickup and drop off
USD $61.99Pricing details
Departs at 3pm including hotel pickup and drop off
USD $61.99Pricing details
Santiago City Sightseeing Tour
- Sightseeing tour
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Local taxes
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drink
- Entrance fees
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
- Pickup and drop off from Santiago Airport is NOT available
- Adult pricing applies to all travelers
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Dorothy M, October 2016
I really enjoyed this tour. Fran was especially helpful to my companion, who had some difficulty walking and maneuvering steps. She also added a stop at a jeweler's so I could buy some things.
Reviewed by: G Keith F, June 2016
Our guide was friendly and knowledgable. It was just us and the guide and a driver. The tour was a nice change from the sort of tour where you are just a wallet to be sold to tourist traps. We saw attractions that had lots of local Chileans - we weren't taken to rip-offs. Our guide explained the history of Santiago in the context of the places we saw and when we asked he recommended a good empanada place and a great seafood restaurant. It was refreshing to hear a local view of the historical events that our guide lived through, without the spin that we typically get from the authorities. We got a really good overview of the city with an emphasis on things that we could see and do on our own in the following days.
We highly recommend this tour.