Valparaiso 4-Hour City Tour by Van and Funicular

4.9 / 5

21 Reviews

Valparaiso 4-Hour City Tour by Van and Funicular

From £45.63 per person

Discover the "Jewel of the Pacific" on a 4-hour guided tour of Valparaiso and see the pretty, multi-colored houses and narrow streets of the UNESCO World Heritage city. Ride the famous funiculars to get panoramic views.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 4 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Pick up from Viña del Mar starts at approximately 8:30 AM from the following hotels: Sheraton Miramar Hotel, Panamericana Hotel O'Higgins, Gala and Enjoy Viña Del Mar. Pick up from Valparaiso starts at approximately 9:00 AM from the following hotels: Ibis Valparaiso and Diego de Almagro Valparaiso. If your hotel is not in included in the pick up list, please make your own way to the nearest pick-up hotel.

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the historic landmarks of Valparaiso
  • Hear about the "Golden Age" of Valparaiso before the opening of the Panama Canal
  • Climb to the top of Cerro Concepción and Cerro Alegre by funicular
  • Stroll around Plaza Sotomayor to experience the atmosphere of the "port"
Full description
Go to the Cerro Florida for views of La Sebastiana and to see the House-Museum of Pablo Neruda (admission not included). Continue along a scenic road through the hills on the way to Cerro Concepción. Walk along the Paseo Atkinson and hear the history of the immigrants who settled in Valparaiso during its golden age. Descend to Muelle Prat and visit Plaza Sotomayor to see some of the most traditional landmarks of the city, including 17th-century French style buildings. End with a funicular ride to Paseo 21 de Mayo for a stunning view of the port. Take a look at the ocean-facing amphitheater at the Merchant Marine Viewpoint.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off from hotels in Valparaiso
  • Transportation insurance
  • Bilingual guide (English and Spanish)
  • Meals and beverages
  • Optional gratuities

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 21 reviews

Review summary

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  • Value for money
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The tour was amazing. Geoff who has moved to Valpariso in the last 5 years from Milwaukee, USA is very knowledgeable and passionate about the city. Good pace to the tour and he showed us the everyday life of the residents and touristy spots. Also gave us the background on the street art and what to look out for.

April 1, 2019

Maybe the best half day tour we have done, anywhere

We were due to stay in Valparaiso after a two week cruise. WE thought the best way to get an understanding of the city and its history was to do a short tour. Our guide, Jeffery, was excellent. He was an American living in the city and he talked with the knowledge and enthusiasm of a local. The whole 4 hours was full of interesting facts and we saw places we would have otherwise missed. I am glad we did the tour right at the beginning as it gave us a great insight to the city and how it is laid out. Navigation afterwards was simple. Great tour, great fun excellent value.

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March 22, 2018

Elena is certainly the best tour guide we ever had.

Suzanne and I had hip problems but Elena managed that we strolled the Valparaiso streets at out pace and our driver would pick us up very frequently so we would have to much walking to do. Besides that Suzanne and I are french speaking from Montreal and we found out that Elena was fluently french speaking so our tour was the most enjoyable . Many many thanks to Elena.

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May 24, 2017

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