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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: City Highlights Walking Tour

Santiago: City Highlights Walking Tour

Explore all sides of Santiago in Chile. Stroll to La Moneda, which is the government palace, then over to the Cathedral of Santiago in the historic square of Plaza de Armas. Carry on to see the Paseo Bandera and the architecturally stunning Santa Lucía Hill. After your tour of the historic city center, carry on to the modern sector of the capital, locally known as "Sanhattan", which is recognized for its modern buildings. On top of history and architecture, get to know Chile's culture, as well, with a visit to a Lapislazuli store to see history mixed with art.

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 Cathedral's Bell Tower Official Tour

Santiago Cathedral's Bell Tower Official Tour

On this tour, you will explore the Metropolitan Cathedral of Santiago. Through extensive stairs, you will ascend to the bell tower and then reach an incredible viewpoint at the top of the temple. From here, you will have the best view of Santiago's historic center, with an amazing panoramic view of Plaza de Armas and the surrounding buildings such as the Municipality of Santiago, Correos de Chile, and the National Historical Museum, among others. The history of the Metropolitan Cathedral dates back to 1745 when the construction of the current temple began, which became the fifth church built on this site, facing Plaza de Armas. It was finally consecrated in 1775, and a few years later, Italian architect Joaquín Toesca was in charge of the construction of the current facade. The Cathedral was declared a Historic Monument of Chile on July 6, 1951. * Exclusive tour for individuals over 12 years old.

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.

Santiago: Historical Center Highlights Walking Tour

Santiago: Historical Center Highlights Walking Tour

Get to know Santiago even better on a walking tour of the main sights in its historical center. Follow your local guide to iconic attractions like the Plaza de Armas, the La Moneda Palace, the Cerro Santa Lucia, and more. Discover the capital of Chile with a knowledgeable guide. Walk by the impressive La Moneda Palace, the stately office of the President of the country, as well as the beloved Cathedral of Santiago. Walk through the enchanting gardens and park of the Cerro Santa Lucia, a green haven in the city center with a charming fountain. Then, explore the impressive Plaza de Armas where old meets new. See a range of statues in the square and marvel at the juxtaposition of modern high-rises behind ancient buildings.

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: The Essentials City Tour & Optional Concha y Toro

Santiago: The Essentials City Tour & Optional Concha y Toro

Discover one of South America's most modern hubs on a guided tour of the cosmopolitan city of Santiago. Be pleasantly surprised by the city's perfect combination of traditions with a modern outlook as you explore it in a comfortable air-conditioned bus or van. After pickup from your hotel, begin your tour with your guide in the heart of the city. See Santiago's emblematic sights, such as the Plaza de Armas, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the National Historical Museum. Visit the government's headquarters at Moneda Palace, as well as the traditional neighborhoods of the historic city center. The tour also includes a visit to the Santa Lucia Hill, named Huelén by the natives. Enjoy a real urban oasis in the center of the city and soak up some of the best views of Santiago as you learn more about Chile's history. The second part of the tour takes you to the eastern side of the city, the financial heart of Santiago, to see the city's modern side. Appreciate modern buildings, imposing glass skyscrapers, and impressive sculptures designed by prominent national architects. If you wish to fill in the rest of your day, upgrade the tour to include a visit to the most successful winery in Latin America. Take a tour through the award-winning Concha y Toro winery to understand the production process, walk the gardens, and taste 3 different wines.

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