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Santiago: Where History Meets Mountains - Top Tours & Activities

Santiago, Chile is a captivating blend of modern energy and rich history nestled at the foot of the Andes Mountains. Beyond the iconic Cerro Santa Lucía and bustling Plaza de Armas, Santiago boasts world-class museums, charming neighborhoods, and a thriving culinary scene. Hike to the top of a mountain for breathtaking city views, delve into the fascinating pre-Columbian artifacts at the Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, or savor a glass of Chilean wine in a cozy wine bar in Bellavista. There's something for everyone to see and do in Santiago!


Disclaimer

Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Prices listed below are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Walking Tour of Santiago de Chile

Walk through the historical center of Santiago de Chile and get to know the most important places in the city on this free tour.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Sunday at 10:30 am

Price

Free!

Alternative

​San Cristobal Hill Excursion

San Cristobal Hill is one of the most popular leisure spots in the Metropolitan Park of Santiago de Chile. We'll discover its history and landscapes in this unforgettable excursion.


Duration

9 hours

Availability

Tuesday - Sunday at 10 am, 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm

Price

$41 per person

Alternative


Santiago Cathedral's Bell Tower

Explore one of Metropolitan Cathedral's best-kept secrets! Join a unique tour to discover hidden gems like internal courtyards, the old bell tower, and scenic viewpoints.


Duration

35 mins

Availability

Tuesday - Sunday at 10:30 am, 12:15 pm , 2:15 pm and 3:30 pm

Price

$9

Alternative

Dinner and Traditional Show

Experience a unique evening when you immerse yourself in the contagious rhythms of Polynesia. Enjoy a delicious dinner while you enjoy a performance of traditional folk dances of Chile and Easter Island.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Tuesday - Saturday at 8 pm

Price

$100 per person


Bahai Temple and Cousiño Macul Vineyard

Enjoy an incredible experience at the foot of the Andes Mountains, visiting the Bahá'í House of Worship, the first located in South America, where you can admire its architecture and have one of the best views of the city. Then you will visit Viña Cousiño Macul, a winery founded in 1856, one of the oldest in the Maipo Valley, which has been immersed in urban Santiago, where the sixth generation of the family is in charge and they will make you feel at home.


Duration

5 hours

Availability

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 1:45 pm

Price

$82 per person

Alternative

Vina Del Mar, Valparaiso, Casablanca & Reñaca Tour

Don't miss exploring two of Chile's most important coastal cities on this excursion to Valparaíso and Viña del Mar from Santiago. You'll also visit a vineyard in the famous Casablanca Valley!


Duration

9 hours

Availability

Everyday at 7 am

Price

$38 per person

Alternative

Valle Nevado and Farellones Tour

Escape the city and spend the day in the Andes Mountains on a tour of Valle Nevado and Farellones from Santiago. You’ll visit the winter resorts of Farallones and Valle Nevado, both set amid snow-capped Andean peaks, and enjoy a range of activities such as skiing or tubing (own expense). Spend free time exploring and relaxing in each town.


Duration

7 - 10 hours

Availability

Everyday at 5:30 am

Price

$40

Alternative


Private Horse Riding and Cheese & Wine

Discover the wonders of native flora and fauna while enjoying unbeatable views. Meet "arrieros", who will join us through the day and show you the authentic rural countryside of Chile. This experience is not only a horse riding tour but also a class that focuses on the safety and technique of mountain trail riding. Whether you are a beginner or a professional rider, you'll have a wonderful time.


Duration

4 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9 am and 2:30 pm

Price

$150 per person


Penguins Watching at Cachagua Island

Take a trip out to a penguin-inhabited island wonderland and discover the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Valparaiso on this private tour from Santiago. Visit Cachagua Island—where you’ll have the chance to see and learn about the endangered Humboldt penguins—before heading over to Valparaiso for lunch and sightseeing.


Duration

7 - 9 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8 am

Price

$348 per person

Alternative

Observatory Stargazing Tour

Catch the last of the daylight and watch the stars above the Andes Mountains on an early-evening tour from Santiago to a private observatory, hosted by an experienced astronomer. Chile offers some of the finest stargazing in the world and this unique location is one of the only places to observe stars in broad daylight.


Duration

5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 5 pm and 7 pm

Price

$396 per person


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