4.5 star rating: Recommended 87 Reviews

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

See the very best of Santiago on a comprehensive introductory tour of Chile's capital city. Perfect for first-time visitors, this morning or afternoon 3.5-hour city tour is a well-rounded introduction to Santiago's famous sights, leaving you with time in the day free to explore the city on your own.

Highlights

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

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What You Can Expect

Santiago City Sightseeing Tour

Santiago City Sightseeing Tour

Your group tour takes you through the main streets of Santiago's civic center with its many different architectural styles. You'll pass the neoclassical Moneda Palace, built in the 18th century and current seat of Government; the Plaza de Armas, or main square, with its cathedral; the Museum of National History; and the Central Post Office.

Your tour continues to the Parque Forestal, based on Paris' Champs-Elysees and Santa Lucia Hill, where the city of Santiago was founded in 1541. You'll continue to the bohemian area of Bellavista and climb the Saint Lucia hill for a panoramic view of Santiago with the Andes mountains in the background.

Your tour concludes with a visit to the handicraft village of Los Graneros del Alba. This attraction is closed on Mondays, when an alternative attraction is substituted.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was wonderful! Our guide Fransisca and driver Miguel were both delightful. Fransica spoke great English and her knowledge of the city was impressive! The first half of the tour was a walking tour of Santiago's historic square, financial district, national bank, and more. The second half of the tour was a drive around Providencia, Las Condes and up to Santa Lucia Hill. We were able to take great pictures around the city and learn so much about Santiago. The hotel pick up was on time and the tour lasted about four hours. This tour was the highlight of our trip to Chile and I recommend it to all!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Fran Pardo was the best guide ever. She had a love for the city and intimate knowledge of its history and architecture. This was an outstanding tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Wonderful!! Great guide and great driver. Learned many facts and information. I would use Viator again for the service.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Excellent tour guide (and driver) we really enjoyed learning all about Santiago.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Ricardo Cerpa, our guide, is extremely knowledgeable. He has a personal interest in the history of not only Chile, but many other countries as well. He was able to relate political and historical facts about Santiago and Chile to events in the U.S., where we are from. I highly recommend Viator.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Great guide. Very knowledgeable. Easy t o understand and friendly.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Excellent tour. Guide and driver were very friendly and very informative. We would certainly use you
Again. Many thanks.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

The guide and driver were great and we saw the real Santiago. Well done.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

A good guide and interesting tour of the centre of the city.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

Great tour and great guide - made special walking tour around the cathedral and the information she provided was truly terrific - she learned about my interest in architecture right away and always pointed out interesting areas of architecture - making sure we got to the "Wall Street" area -

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