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Tour Guide in Chile

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Key Information:
Group Size: 1 - 10 people
Destination: Santiago
Season: January - December
Languages: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Minimum Cost: 35 US Dollar (USD) Per person
Maximum Cost: 175 US Dollar (USD) Per person

We are a tourism company devoted to offering personalized tour experiences to all of our clients. Our main objective is to offer private tours in small groups to have the flexibility and time to satisfy our clients' curiosity. In small groups can our guides share their knowledge and create the friendly environment that makes our tours an unforgettable experience.

We provide:
- Santiago Full-Day City Tour: Enjoy with us a visit of the different neighborhoods of Santiago. We start with a scenery tour in Providencia and the parks of this district. We then move on to Historical Downtown, where you will have a chance to see Santiago’s traditional architecture.

Our first visit will be to the Santa Lucía hill, the site where the conqueror Pedro De Valdivia founded Santiago in the year 1541. From the top of the hill, you will have a panoramic view of the city, while enjoying the hill's vegetation and the architecture of Hidalgo's Castle.

Our next stop is Downtown Santiago. Here we will visit the beautiful New York Street, the Stock Exchange, the Government Palace (“La Moneda”), and the main historical buildings such as the National Library, the Court House and the former Congress. Afterwards, we visit the “Plaza de Armas” Square. From there we move on to the Cathedral, the Postal Service Building, and the National Historical Museum (the former Royal Courthouse).

Afterwards, you will experience a tour of the Central Market and have lunch (not included), enjoy the architecture of the Bellas Artes Museum, and visit the Bellavista neighborhood, famous for its restaurants and nightlife.

We then leave Santiago's downtown area to visit the Metropolitan Park, Santiago's green lung, take the funicular in San Cristobal's hill, and climb up on the cable car to enjoy the beauty of the panoramic views and the vegetation.

After lunch, we visit the residential neighborhoods until we reach El Pueblito de los Dominicos, a lovely craft workers village where you will be able to walk around its narrow streets and buy typical Chilean crafts.

Price Includes:
- English speaking guide
- Funicular and Cable car tickets.

- Valparaiso - Vina del Mar: We start our journey in the morning, and after 120 Km (75 Miles) through the valleys of Curacaví and Casablanca, we arrive to the port of Valparaíso, a tourist attraction that cannot be missed.

Valparaíso was declared World Heritage thanks to the picturesque architecture of its 44 hills, and their characteristic elevators, 15 of them still working.

Our first stop is at the Sotomayor Square. Here we will appreciate the National Navy Building (declared National Monument), the Monument for the Heroes of the Battle of Iquique (Pacific War 1879-1883), the Court of Justice and the Port of Valparaíso.

We then move on to the Aduana Square to take the Artilleria elevator to visit the famous “21 de Mayo” Observatory, where we will have a view of the whole City and the Port. Then we will enjoy a scenery tour along the Playa Ancha district which is the largest hill in Valparaiso.

Our next stop will be at the Concepción Hill where we will visit 2 interesting and traditionals observatories, these are “Gervasoni” and “Atkinson”, where we will see the typical handy craft and spectacular view of Valparaiso.

We then continue towards Viña del Mar. Here our next stop will be the Flower Clock. We then border the coast to appreciate the “Muelle Vergara”, the Casino and seaside walks of Viña del Mar.

Price Includes:
- English Speaking Guide
- Elevator Ticket.

- Isla NEgra - Pomaire - Vinedos: We start our trip in the morning towards the Casablanca valley, located on the coastal valleys of the V Region. There we will visit one of the many vineyards located in this valley, famous for its excellent white wines, especially Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. During the tour you will have a chance to visit the facilities, learn about the wine making process, and taste a fine selection of wines.

We then leave the valley towards the Isla Negra seaside town to visit the most inspiring of all the houses that belonged to the poet Pablo Neruda, a Nobel Prize winner (1971), to wander through a fantastic collection of ship wrecks, instruments, toys, colored bottles, and sea shells, which were an important part of the poet's life and a source of inspiration.

Our last stop is Pomaire, a craft workers pueblo famous for its clay pottery, which dates back to pre-Hispanic settlements. There we will have lunch at a typical Chilean food restaurant (not included)

Price Includes:
- English Speaking Guide
- Pablo Neruda´s Museum
- Wine tour and tasting.

- Vineyards Vale del Maipo: Chile is renowned worldwide for its wines, so we invite you to visit two of Maipo Valley’s most famous wineries. First, we visit the Aquitania Vineyard.

Aquitania Vineyard is a boutique vineyard located at the foot of the Andes Mountain in the upper Maipo. Aquitania is focused on the production of quality wines in low quantities. The owners of the vineyards are three French winemakers and one Chilean winemaker who decided to settle in upper Maipo, due to the excellent conditions of the terrain.

Our next stop will be at the Concha y Toro Vineyard, located in Pirque, south of Santiago. The visit begins in the Don Melchor Square, where you will be welcomed by a bilingual guide who will lead you to a panoramic view of the vineyard. Accompanied by a glass of Casillero del Diablo white wine, you can immerse yourself in the aromas and flavors of this centennial setting.

Glass in hand; we will be able stroll through the mature parkland and gardens that go well back in time. Then we will be able to admire the Casona´s exterior, previously the summer residence of the Concha y Toro family, symbol of what is now the biggest wine making company in Chile.

Price Includes:
- English Speaking Guide
- Vineyards tickets (English speaking guide, tastings).

- Colchagua Valley Wine Tour: In this tour you will visit one of the best wine valleys in South America and in the world, the Colchagua Valley, praised by the Wine Enthusiast magazine as “Wine region of the year” in 2005.

Our first stop will be the Viu Manent Vineyard. The tour begins in the visitors' center "La LLavería," where we will be welcomed by the official bilingual guide, who invites us to a romantic ride on an old cart pulled by horses, enjoying a panoramic view of the vineyards. Along the ride, we will learn about the growth of the grapevine and of the labors developed during each different season. The next stop is "La Bodega," where you will experience a wine tasting, while learning more about the production processes of fine wines.

We will visit the “Colchagua Anthropological Museum”. Under a single roof we will find an eclectic and priceless collection of rare and amazing objects collected privately over the years by one of Chile’s wealthiest entrepreneurs. From cars to mummies, this museum has something for everyone and all presented in impeccable manner.

Our last stop is Montes Vineyard, established in 1988 by four partners with years of experience in the art of wine making and in the wine trade. Their philosophy is to produce premium quality wines on nearly 600 Hectares of vineyards with varietals such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Carmenère, Petit Verdot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah and Pinot Noir. We will finish this visit with a great wine tasting.

Price Includes:
- English Speaking Guide
- Vineyards tickets (English speaking guide, tastings).
- Colchagua´s Museum ticket

Notes:
The prices depend on the number of passengers.

About This Supplier
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Joined InfoHub: Jun 2005
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We are a tourism company started by my husband, Gonzalo Bustos and I, Carla Barberis, devoted to offering personalized tour experiences to all of our clients. Our main objective is to offer private tours in small groups to have the flexibility and time to satisfy our clients' curiosity. In small groups can our...

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