See an authentic side of local Chilean life missed by many visitors on this guided tour of Valparaíso. Learn about local street art and meet local artists; explore winding streets lined with colorful houses, and check out some of the best spots for Pacific Ocean views. Along the way, travel like a local on public transport (fees included), including the famed funiculars, and enjoy a traditional Chilean lunch (included) in a cozy restaurant.
Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see.
This tour summarizes the history of both cities since the time of the original peoples, the Spanish, English, French, Italian, German, Croatian heritage and is accompanied by illustrations, photographs and videos of ancient places to understand this charming coastal cities with harbor and beach with heritage areas declared by UNESCO.
Discover the historic delights of the colorful port city of Valparaiso during this 3-hour small-group exploration by trolley, foot and funiculars. Join no more than 10 participants as you visit the city’s stately ‘Aduana’ (customs) building and ascend by funicular to discover the hip boutiques, eateries and bookstores of the Cerro Alegre and Cerro Concepción areas. You’ll also have time to admire the architecture of Valparaiso’s old town and ride aboard a trolley operating since the 1950s. A guide, plus all trolley and funicular rides, are covered.
Experience the color and charisma of Valparaiso’s vibrant streets on a private 3-hour walking tour. Alongside your guide, you’ll visit the prominent landmarks and artistic treasures of the UNESCO-listed Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaiso. Ascend to a vertiginous vantage point on Acensor Reina Victoria and enjoy panoramic city vistas as you delve into Valparaiso’s rich history and culture with your guide. From Cerro Concepcion, see the dramatic silhouette of Barburizza Palace and absorb the ambient charm of Plaza Sotomayor. Receive undivided attention from your guide on this private tour.
Have a go at creating your own unique street art on an artsy tour of Valparaíso’s less touristy neighbourhoods. Visit the friendly folks at ‘‘Valparaíso en Colores’ and discover a very special community project that aims to rejuvenate local neighbourhoods through street art and inject some beauty and joy back into the daily lives of local people. Get a lesson in graffiti and have a go at creating your own work of art, spray can in-hand and who knows, you may discover that you are the new Banksy!
Valparaiso is a bohemian city that boasts a buzzing nightlife scene. Join us for a night on the town and discover some of our favourite local hangouts. We’ll try some of the best cocktails in the city, find out more about the burgeoning craft beer scene and pass by some of the city’s most stunning architecture and street art, all beautifully lit up by twinkly street lights. Salud!
Get to know Valparaíso as well as a porteño (Valparaíso inhabitant). Travel through the different neighborhoods of the city: Barrio Puerto, Cerro Artillería, Cerro Playa Ancha, Paseo 21 de Mayo and Cerro Polanco. Your local guide will delve into the history and culture of each of these areas of the city and how they contribute to the rich culture of the city at large.
You will know the city from the perspective of a local, not a tourist guide, Karina lives more than 20 years ago in Valparaíso, which makes her a local expert, you can learn and see things from Valparaíso that otherwise you would not have access, it is really A unique experience, rather than a tour, will be like walking with a friend who teaches you the city, with whom you can take pictures, talk about the culture and history of Chile and give you good advice on what to do or what other places to visit.
Do you like to do some sport everywhere you go?
Come and discover the urban trekking in Valparaíso and see this beautiful city from another perspective doing this sporting activity, going up and down its stairs.
Are you up for the challenge?
We will climb around 10 stairs that will connect us between the different landscapes that Valparaíso presents to us, we will explore the urban villages that form in the hidden passages, with a variety of colors, shapes, culture and architecture that will transport us to the hidden Valparaíso, which only locals see.
You will know Valparaiso from urban art, in a tour of the neighborhoods of 3 neighboring hills. More than 15 amazing large murals, made by renowned local and national painters, will help us interpret the history and culture of the port city.
IDEAL TO DO WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY.
It is a tour that encompasses the best of Valparaíso, Casablanca and Curacaví. In addition to including tastings of drinks and meals at each stop.
It also includes private transportation and private guide.
Far the best option to know in just one day these magical places.
A unique insight into the art, culture and history of the German and British heritage of Valparaíso in the 19th and early 20th century. The tour takes you to the most important buildings and monuments that still dominate this bustling port city.
Valparaíso's history, art scene, steep hills, switchback roads and alleyways, unique bohemian, and emblematic funicular lifts, paired with some of Chile's best wine, are just some of the reasons why wecruisethecoast. Do you?
Join me in a healthy activity while visiting the colorful staircases, the wall paintings, elevators and more that there are throughout the city. We will have beautiful views of the city. And also I will give you some tips to save time touring the rest of city.
Valparaíso is unique and magical. We will show you Valpo in a different way, where you can appreciate it in 360 ° from different points. We will take you to walk through the hidden and colorful corners of this World Heritage Site.
Get lost with us in Valparaiso, a World Heritage Site brimming with colorful hills, classic hillside elevators and streets filled with art. From there we continue on to Viña del Mar and its surrounding beach communities. To top it all off, we will trek to the top of amazing sand dunes that overlook both coastal cities while celebrating with a glass of bubbly!! This is an all-day activity and contemplates 7 to 8 hours.
This particular tour will give you the chance to see and experience how typical Chileans live, while enjoying beautiful sites and cultural places. We will also have lunch at one of the places most frequented by the locals, where you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy Chilean cuisine along with some incredible seafood, always fresh and tasty
Exclusive Transportation 4WD
The Excursion is only for you (small group) and nobody else
Tour Professional Guide
Registered company by SERNATUR CHILE
First Aid Kit
Communication Radio VHF
Flexible Time Excursion
In this exclusive tour for small groups, you will spend a day exploring Valparaíso as a local, using different types of public transport, such as trains, electric trolleybuses and old funiculars. You will share with the inhabitants in their daily activities, getting a local feeling and understanding how they live here. You will have time to go shopping, relax or even have a coffee or empanadas. Your native guide will be happy to adapt the tour to your special interests, be your personal photographer or help you obtain specific collectibles and, at the end of the day, you will have a new friend in this part of the world.
We will visit the main highlights of the UNESCO World Heritage. First, we begin in the flat part of the city, explore Muelle Prat (the port), Plaza Sotomayor (Sotomayor Square), and the business district.
After that, we will move to the hills of Valparaíso like Concepción and Alegre by traditional ascensores, (funiculars dating from the late 19th century).
On our visit, we get to know the Victorian architecture, boutique stores, spectacular viewpoints to the bay and colorful houses on the hills, and diverse street art.
At lunchtime, we get to a local restaurant enjoy delicious Chilean cuisine (own expense).
After lunch head for Viña del Mar and if you like we enjoy the afternoon on the beach or we continue to Santiago.