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Discover the exceptional beauty of Valparaiso, a centuries old port city recently declared a World Heritage by UNESCO.
Prior to the construction of the Panama Canal in 1914, the Port of Valparaiso was the most important in the South Pacific as ships from around the world called here once they crossed Cape Horn or the Strait of Magellan.
Explore a labyrinth of streets that stretch over the many tiered hillsides facing the bay and see an antique funicular, wooden cable car elevator, used to transport the resident "Porte" up and down.
Enjoy the imaginative architecture and bright colors of the centenarian homes built by the first Europeans to settle here.
Breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean await you at the "21 de Mayo" promenade and panoramic lookout point.
Other city highlights include the La Matriz church, "Plaza Sotomayor" with its impressive Naval Heroes Monument, Ex-Governor's Palace and the Justice Tribunal building.
Contrasting the aged elegance of Valparaiso is the "Garden City" of Vini del Mar. Vinias renowned for its beautiful avenues lined with immense old trees, well-kept parks, popular resorts, long sandy beaches and holiday fun.
Enroute to Vini you'll pass the Plaza Victoria, National Congress Building, and Santa Maria University. Upon arrival you'll see the Villa Flower Clock impressive Presidential Palace, Brunet and Wulff Castles, and the posh Vini del Mar Casino and luxury hotel.
From here you'll travel through the famous wine-producing Casablanca Valley en route to Santiago where your tour will conclude at the Santiago Airport or hotel.
Departures (Local Time)
9:00 AM (Hours: 5.5)
Cost Per Person (Adult)
Tour Cost: $127.00
Tax/Other Fees: $30.00
Total Cost: $157.00
Be sure to bring your camera.