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  • Location:Santiago, Chile
  • Duration:3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Private Tour: Santiago City Sightseeing

Explore Santiago’s most significant sights on a comprehensive 3.5-hour private guided tour of the city. Visit legendary landmarks and impressive monuments in stylish transportation with a knowledgeable guide, discovering the bohemian neighborhood of Bellavista and the neoclassical splendor of Moneda Palace. Choose between either a morning or afternoon tour and continue to explore the sparkling city independently after your tour concludes. 


  • 3.5-hour private tour of Santiago's highlights
  • Great introduction to Santiago
  • Private transportation and guide
  • Panoramic views of Santiago from San Cristobal hill
  • Handicraft village of Los Graneros del Alba
  • Choice of morning or afternoon tour
  • Informative commentary from your guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Santiago City Sightseeing

Virgin Mary statue on San Cristobal hill

Depart from your Santiago hotel in a stylish private vehicle to begin your journey to the historical heart of the city. Admire the diverse range of architectural styles as you marvel at the imperial majesty of the Moneda Palace and absorb the vibrant atmosphere of Plaza de Armas. Appreciate the intricate façade of the Cathedral, passing the impressive Central Post Office as you travel. 

Appreciate the verdant splendor of Parque Forestal, a gorgeous park based on the design of Paris’ Champs-Elysees, and enjoy the bohemian atmosphere and colorful street art of Bellavista neighborhood. Ascend to the summit of San Cristobal Hill for panoramic vistas of the glittering city, observing the dramatic Andes mountain range in the distance.

Conclude your cultural tour by browsing the bespoke boutiques of Los Granderos del Alba, a handicraft village in which artisan treasures are rife. The market is closed on Monday, when an alternative attraction is substituted. The tour concludes here to allow you to continue your exploration of the city independently.    

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

great tour. A very good overall picture of the city and history in only a few hours. Highly recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Excellent overview of Santiago including key sites and historical overview. Would recommend for first time vistors.

Trevor H
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

Very enjoyable with enthusiastic guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

It's a must for santiago. Everything went well as planned. I also had a great chance to learn the history chile . Highly recommended!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

I had a wonderful tour of Santiago thanks to my tour guide Christian. I learned so much, and had the opportunity to go to the top of Metropolitan Park to see the Virgin Mary Statue. The view of Santiago, the Andes, etc. were incredible! Christian even helped me exchange some American dollars for Pesos while in town. I would highly recommend this tour for anyone completely new to Santiago!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

This tour was conducted by Gladys Riquelme and her driver,Adolpho on behalf of VIATOR.

From beginning to the end of the afternoon,it was a delight to get to know Gladys and Santiago City.
It was an excellent lesson in the history and geography of this wonderful city.If Gladys and Adolpho are examples of typical Sanitago citizens,then Chile is truly blessed !

Nothing was too much trouble for Gladys so please forward our personal thanks to her if possible.

Celia P.Evangelista (Ms)
(Santiago City Tour of 11 April 2014)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

This tour was driving and walking. I loved walking through the city. We did see a lot and our tour guide was very knowledgeable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2014

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the city and took us everywhere we wanted to go. This is the way to see Santiago!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Max was well informed and able to answer all of our questions regarding buildings and the history of Chile very well. He quickly understood which things were most important for us to see in the limited time available.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Excellent tour. Picked up from hotel on time and the guide and driver were very knowledgeable. Allowed to spend as much time as we wanted at the various stops. Would definitely recommend this tour.

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