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Santiago: 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Cable Car Ticket

Santiago: 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus and Cable Car Ticket

Discover some of the most iconic places in Downtown Santiago on this Hop-On-Hop-Off bus tour. Explore the Santiago Patrimonial route and the Modern Santiago route to discover the many faces of the city. The routes meet at the famous Cerro San Cristobal, the largest urban park in Latin America. Visit attractions in the park like the Santiago Teleferico cable car and Funicular. Enjoy aerial views or take a panoramic bus ride to the summit of Cerro San Cristóbal, included on your first day. Along the Santiago Patrimonial route, explore the capital city's historic center. Hop off to explore sites like, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Casa Colorada, the Museum of Santiago, the National Historical Museum, the Cerro Santa Lucía, and more. On the Modern Santiago route, visit gastronomic hubs and various residential and commercial neighborhoods. Stop by the Parque Bicentenario, one of the main green areas of the city. Discover the most luxurious shopping center in Chile, the Parque Arauco Mall. The 4 stops on the Santiago Patrimonial route are: - Funicular (connection with the Modern Santiago route) - Plaza de Armas - Plaza de la Constitución - Santa Lucía The 5 stops on the Modern Santiago route are: - Funicular (connection with the Santiago Patrimonial route) - Costanera Center - Isidora Goyenechea - Parque Arauco - Parque Bicentenario Feel free to get on and off the bus as many times as you want along the route, between 9:45 AM and 6:30 PM. Take the time to visit the places that interest you the most and continue the route by boarding any of the following buses that pass by once an hour.

Santiago: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Day Ticket with Audio Guide

Santiago: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Day Ticket with Audio Guide

Meet the city at your own pace on the only Big Bus in Chile. With the Hop-On Hop-Off Classic Edition you can tour Santiago with 11 stops, which include the Historic Center, parks, shopping centers and main attractions. You can go up and down as many times as you want during 1 full day.

Santiago: 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket and Cable Car

Santiago: 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket and Cable Car

This Hop On Hop Off mixes the best of two worlds to tour Santiago. On board the Big Bus, you can visit the Centro Histórico, emblematic buildings, parks and shopping centers. The cable car, funicular and panoramic buses will allow you to have360º views, and to enjoy the attractions inside Parquemet, the 4th largest urban park in the world. This ticket is valid for 2 days.

Santiago: Private City Tour with Optional Lunch and Winery

Santiago: Private City Tour with Optional Lunch and Winery

Discover Santiago's mix of colonial mansions and modern skyscrapers on a private half-day or full-day tour. Beneift from the flexibility to custom-make your day according to your likings of the suggested trip itinerary. Start with a visit to the Club Hípico de Santiago to marvel at a replica of one of the most beautiful equestrian clubs in France. Venture over to the old upscale neighborhood of the city center and be mesmerized by its architecture. Then explore the civic center, including the cathedral, parade ground, and Palacio de La Moneda. Depending on which option you choose, climb to the top of San Cristobal Hill in the biggest urban park in Santiago or the Santa Lucia Hill (or both). Visit a traditional craft shop and arrive at the Mercado Central (Central Market). If opting for the half-day tour, this is a good place to enjoy a typical lunch at your own expense. If you choose the full-day option with a winery visit, head south for lunch at a country restaurant surrounded by nature. After lunch, choose between a visit to the Santa Rita, Concha y Toro, or Undurraga wineries for wine tastings and a tour of the wine estate. Finish the day with a visit to the top of the Sky Costanera (if option selected).

Santiago: Highlights Private City Tour

Santiago: Highlights Private City Tour

Discover Santiago, the heart of Chile, on a captivating city tour that weaves together history, culture, and natural beauty. From the moment you step onto the streets of Santiago, you'll be immersed in a journey that promises unforgettable memories. The tour begins by riding the cable-car at San Cristobal Hill, while you enjoy a panoramic view of the majestic Andes mountains. Gaze at their snow/glacier-capped peaks and the cityscape below, offering a striking contrast that's unique to Santiago. Stroll through Santiago's historic neighborhoods like Barrio Lastarria and Bellavista, where the city's rich history comes to life. Admire charming architecture, vibrant street art, and bustling markets. Immerse yourself in Chilean culture with visits to iconic landmarks such as La Moneda Palace, the heart of Chilean politics, and the stunning Metropolitan Cathedral. Learn about the city's past and present and how "santiaguinos" experience their daily life. In case you want to savor the flavors of Chile, pay a visit to a traditional food market. Taste authentic empanadas and "mote con huesillos". Itinerary: 1. Start your day by being picked up at any hotel around Santiago Centro (Downtown), Providencia, Las Condes or Vitacura. 2. Then you will be taken at the viewpoint of San Cristobal Hill, where the breathtaking Andes mountain range provides a jaw-dropping backdrop to the city of Santiago. Capture stunning photos and take in the awe-inspiring natural beauty. 3. After riding the funicular down, wander through the streets of Barrio Bellavista, home to Pablo Neruda's La Chascona, a must-see for literature and art enthusiasts (optional). Then, walk around Barrio Lastarria, an area known for its cultural and artistic scene. Admire classic and contemporary architecture, street art, and charming cafes. 4. Later, delve into Chile's political history with a visit to La Moneda Palace, the Presidential Palace. Learn about Chile's past, including the 1973 military coup that unfolded within its walls (from outside). 5. Afterwards, explore the grand Metropolitan Cathedral, a stunning example of neoclassical architecture. Discover its rich history and religious significance in Chile. 6. Finally, indulge your taste buds by visiting some locals markets and give a try to some culinary delights, from empanadas to traditional completos, the chilean type of hotdogs. 7. Conclude by being dropped off at any hotel around Santiago Centro (Downtown), Providencia, Las Condes or Vitacura.

San Cristobal Hill Night Tour with Dinner Show

San Cristobal Hill Night Tour with Dinner Show

Experience nighttime views of Santiago from the most popular viewpoints of the city, including San Cristobal Hill. Enjoy traditional Chilean cuisine at one of the most innovative culinary centers in the city, along with a folklore show. This 4.5-hour tour is the perfect way to end a busy day of sightseeing. Head to the top of San Cristobal Hill and then to the Civic Center, where you’ll see La Moneda Palace, Plaza de la Constitución, the Municipal Theater, and Mercado Central. Afterwards, head to the upper town, where you’ll find the city’s top restaurants. Enjoy dinner and a show at El Apero.

Santiago: Guided Full-Day Walking Tour with a Chilean Lunch

Santiago: Guided Full-Day Walking Tour with a Chilean Lunch

Discover the secrets to Santiago on a private, full-day walking tour. Enjoy the flexibility of a fully-customizable itinerary. Follow your guide thorugh downtown Santiago, ride the funicular to the top of Cerro San Cristobal, and tuck into a typical Chilean lunch at the Central Market. Meet your guide at your accommodation and head out on foot. Get around authentically by using the public metro and bus. Get the inside scoop on Santiago’s best shops, museums, and street foods. Ride the cable car to Cerro San Cristobal for stunning views of the city.  Find out how to shop like a local at the Central Market. Savor local flavors as you dig into a meal comprised of three dishes and accompanied with a glass of wine. Soak up the vibe in the city’s colorful neighborhoods and stop by local haunts like Café con Piernas and La Piojera. Return to your accommodation accompanied by your guide at the end of your tour. 

Santiago: eSIM Internet Data Plan for Chile high-speed

Santiago: eSIM Internet Data Plan for Chile high-speed

Explore the dynamic streets and stunning landscapes of Santiago, Chile, without missing a beat! Our eSIM ensures you stay connected with high-speed data, whether you're visiting the historic Plaza de Armas, taking a cable car up to San Cristobal Hill, or sampling Chilean wines in nearby vineyards. How It Works: Purchase: Select the data package that best suits your Santiago adventure. We offer a variety of plans tailored to both short trips and extended stays, ensuring you have sufficient data for all your activities. Scan & Activate: Upon purchase, you'll receive a QR code. Simply scan this with your eSIM-compatible device, and you're instantly connected, ready to enjoy reliable internet access. Stay Connected: Enjoy uninterrupted high-speed connectivity throughout your exploration of Santiago. Our eSIM technology allows you to share your experiences, navigate the city easily, and stay in touch with loved ones. Compatibility: Before heading to Santiago, ensure your device is eSIM-ready. This modern digital SIM card technology offers a more flexible and straightforward way to manage your mobile services while abroad. Visit our compatibility list at https://esimfox.com/pages/compatible-devices to check if your device supports eSIM. With our dependable eSIM service, your visit to Santiago will be connected and seamless, letting you focus on experiencing the vibrant Chilean culture and breathtaking scenery!

Santiago Pass: The best way to explore the city

Santiago Pass: The best way to explore the city

With Santiago Pass, make the most of your stay in Santiago with 7 days of time and money-saving exploration. Mix guided tours and entertaining experiences throughout the Chilean capital. This ticket grants access to iconic attractions such as Cable Car, Funicular, Metropolitan Cathedral, Bar 7 Negronis, Hop-On Hop-Off bus, and more. Attractions included in Stgo Pass: • Hop On Hop Off: 2-day consecutive pass for the only London-style bus in Chile, with 11 stations covering the Historic District and Eastern sector of the city. Enjoy unlimited boarding and alighting within these two days. • Santiago Cable Car: Located in the 4th largest urban park in the world, enjoy a spectacular view as you ascend to the summit of San Cristobal Hill. Connect to the Funicular at the Summit Station. • Santiago Funicular: A heritage elevator designated as a National Monument since 2000, allows you to explore another side of San Cristobal Hill, with stops at the National Zoo and the Hill Summit. • Panoramic Buses: These eco-friendly buses travel through Parquemet, taking you from Pío Nono Station to Cumbre Station and Tupahue Station. They offer a great way to explore and enjoy the scenery. You can also connect to the Cable Car or Funicular. • Metropolitan Cathedral Tour: An exclusive tour to discover the history of the Cathedral and the unique opportunity to climb to the bell tower and enjoy a 360º view of Santiago's Historic District. • Cocktail at Siete Negronis: This bar, known for its signature cocktails, has been ranked among the world's best bars three times by "The World's 50 Best Bars." Enjoy a cocktail of your choice (from the Stgo Pass menu) at one of Latin America's and the world's finest bars. How does Stgo Pass work? • It is a ticket valid for 7 days (of your choice), allowing you to enjoy all the attractions mentioned above within these 7 days. For the Hop-On Hop-Off bus, you have two consecutive days to use it, starting from the first time you board. Remember, you can board and alight as many times as you like within these 2 days. • For the Cable Car, Funicular, and Panoramic Buses, you have a ticket called "Vive el Parque" in Parquemet, valid for 1 day of unlimited rides. You must use these three attractions on the same day. • For the Metropolitan Cathedral tour, you need to book a time slot at our web site (directions will be provided after purchase), available from Tuesday to Saturday. • To redeem your cocktail at Siete Negronis, you can choose from different options of signature cocktails specified at the bar. Take advantage of this great opportunity to explore Santiago from every angle!

Santiago | La Moneda | Main square | Precolumbian Museum

Santiago | La Moneda | Main square | Precolumbian Museum

You will be picked up by your guide in your hotel and driven around Santiago for 30 minutes to understand the city order and highlights. We will stop for an hour around Casa de Moneda, the gouvernment siege and eternal actor of the chilean history. After a walk that includes Plaza de la Constitución(Constitution Square); The main Square(Plaza de Armas)and a coffee stop, we will head to the chilean precolumbian arts museum, one of the finest chilean museums. Your guide will take you back to your hotel, where the tour ends.

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(98 reviews)

This tour was amazing and the couple that were my guides were so helpful and spoke English. This is an amazing way to see the best sights of the city!

The tour guide of the program is so sincere and kind. He explains well and speaks English fluently. Thanks to you, I have a good time👍

Excellent idea to visit everything in one day, my advice is to start early to make the day last!

Good tour, very useful information about the city, especially if you have only 4 hours free..

Everything seemed very good to me, what I liked the most was the cable car