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  1. Chile
  2. Santiago Metropolitan Region
  3. Santiago
  4. Plaza de Armas, Santiago

Santiago: The Essentials City Tour

Product ID: 274092
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Visit the most iconic sites in Santiago and be fascinated as the city comes to life through stories and explanations. Explore the heart of the city, its historic center, the financial district, and Santa Lucía Hill, the oasis of this cosmopolitan city.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup included

Pickup is available in the lodgings in the touristic circuit: Providencia, Las Condes, Recoleta, Vitacura, Nuñoa, and the Downtown Area. Pickup starts 30 minutes before the start of the tour.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the most emblematic sites in Santiago with a guide
  • Hear the history of Santiago while exploring the city
  • Marvel at the centuries-old buildings from the colonial age
  • Admire amazing views of the city from the observation deck at Santa Lucía Hill
  • Benefit from the ease and convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off
Full description
Discover one of South America's most modern hubs on a guided tour of the cosmopolitan city of Santiago. Be pleasantly surprised by the city's perfect combination of traditions with a modern outlook as you explore it in a comfortable air-conditioned bus or van.

After pickup from your hotel, begin your tour with your guide in the heart of the city. See Santiago's emblematic sights, such as the Plaza de Armas, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and Santiago's Central Postal Office. Visit the government's headquarters at Moneda Palace, as well as the traditional neighborhoods of the historic city center.

The tour also includes a visit to the Santa Lucia hill, named Huelén by the natives. Enjoy a real urban oasis in the center of the city and soak up some of the best views of Santiago as you learn more about Chile's history. Next, visit Barrio Lastarria, famous for its culture, heritage, and gastronomical offerings.

The second part of the tour takes you to the eastern side of the city, the financial heart of Santiago, to see the city's modern side. Appreciate modern buildings, imposing glass skyscrapers, and impressive sculptures designed by prominent national architects. The tour concludes with drop-off back at your hotel.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Santiago
  • English, Spanish, and Portuguese-speaking tour guide
  • Insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• There may be slight deviations from the itinerary due to reasons of force majeure
• Pickup and drop-off are available at lodgings in the touristic circuit: Providencia, Las Condes, Recoleta, Vitacura, Nuñoa, and the Downtown Area
• Pickup starts 30 minutes before the start of the tour