After hotel pick-up, travel through the principal streets of Santiago in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide. Pass the Moneda Palace, the current seat of the Government, and absorb its neoclassical splendor before continuing onto the ambient Plaza de Armas to admire the filigreed spire of the Cathedral. Swing by the captivating Museum of National History and marvel at the architectural prowess of the Central Post Office.
Next, visit the verdant Parque Forest, a sprawling city park based on the design of Paris’ Champs-Elysees. Enjoy the gorgeous greenery and scattered sculptures before venturing to the bohemian neighborhood of Bellavista, home to resident artists and poets, to admire the street art. Then, ascend to the summit of Saint Lucia hill to admire panoramic vistas of the dramatic Andes mountain range.