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  • Location:Santiago, Chile
  • Duration:8 hours (approx.)

Private Tour: Portillo Ski Resort Day Trip from Santiago

Explore the snow-capped peaks and exhilarating elevations of Portillo, one of Chile’s most popular ski resorts, on a full-day tour from Santiago. Appreciate the beauty of spectacular Andean scenery; discover the captivating culture and history of the region with an insightful guide; and explore the surrounds of the shimmering Inca Lake. Convenient hotel pickup and drop-up is included in this tour.


  • Day trip to Portillo Ski Resort from Santiago
  • Beautiful Andes scenery
  • Hear the legend of Inca Lake
  • Private transportation and guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

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Private Tour: Portillo Ski Resort Day Trip from Santiago

Portillo Ski Resort Day Trip to Santiago

After hotel pickup in Santiago set out on your enriching exploration in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan. Admire the scenic surroundings as you venture towards the town of Los Angeles, a traditional enclave famed for its agricultural prowess. Climb higher through the Aconcagua Valley, feeling your heart rate rise as your driver expertly maneuvers sharp bends and curvaceous turns. 

Ascend to the vertiginous vantage point of 9,421 feet (2,855 meters) above sea level and marvel at the spectacular views of the glittering Incan Lake. Engross yourself in tales of the lake’s legendary legacy, learning of the myths and history that envelop the sacred body of water. 

Enjoy some relaxed time exploring the stylish ski resort, taking to the slopes to slalom and soar if you desire (own expense). When your tour concludes, return to your minivan and relax during the descent to Santiago.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

The most amazing day with carol our tour guide and driver Rodrigues . Portillo is so beautiful with the lake swimming pools and being able to ski over the highway. A must do for any skier it will be the highlight of your trip

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2011

We had a fantastic trip to Portillo. The guide was helpful and friendly. He helped us with our rentals, told us about the area and was always available for helping us. The driver of the van was amazing. The hairpin turns were quite an experience but we all felt so comfortable with our amazing driver. Skiing was great. I would recommend this trip to people who want to go and ski as there is not much else to do but ski. The skiing and lifts were a highlight!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2011

Fantastic tour the scenery was amazing unfortunately as it was high summer there was very little snow. Our guide Miriam was so nice and very knowledgable about Chile. Well worth a trip

4 star rating: Recommended February 2013

Driver and guide very nice and friendly, the main problem is that we did this tour during summer time and half an hour in Portillo is enough, nothing to do there! Should definitely be combined with something else to do around during summer time

4 star rating: Recommended June 2012

Foi sensacional, apesar de não termos esquiado, pois a temporada ainda não estava aberta. O lugar é muito lindo, vale a pena! Obrigada Luis pela paciência e presteza!

4 star rating: Recommended August 2010

Great driver, very funny and made us feel welcome. We got to sample local items of interest along the way.

3 star rating: Worth doing September 2012

good but not excellent really depends on the tour guide

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