Planned itinerary pre-cruise land adventure
Day 1: Arrival Santiago/City Tour
Venture out in the early afternoon and explore “The Best of Santiago” during a half-day sightseeing tour. The excursion starts at your hotel and visits the main sights of the Chilean capital. Walk through Santa Lucia Hill Park, where the city was founded, followed by a stop in the Lastarria neighborhood. Feel Santiago’s pulsing heart at the Plaza de Armas, where past and present meet, and see the city’s oldest buildings.
Continue driving through the modern district of Santiago and end the tour atop San Cristobal Hill. The “hill” rises 2,900 ft above sea level and is part of Metropolitan Park, the biggest park in the country. Be rewarded with a panoramic view of the city and the impressive Andes Mountains before returning to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight at a hotel in Santiago.
Day 2: Santiago/Valparaíso, embarkation
Breakfast at your hotel. Morning transfer from your hotel in Santiago to Valparaíso. The transfer takes about 1.5 hours. After arrival, we take you through this colorful port city, declared a UN World Heritage site, with a complex system of hills, narrow, winding streets and stairways. See examples of early 20th century, British-influenced architecture and enjoy a spectacular view from “21 de Mayo” viewpoint. The tour ends at the pier in Valparaíso in time for embarkation.
The price includes one night at a hotel in Santiago de Chile, incl. breakfast; sightseeing tour, “The Best of Santiago de Chile;” a transfer from Santiago to Valparaíso, with a Valparaíso city tour; and English-speaking guides during the excursions.
Not included: Gratuities, lunch and dinner.
Remarks and Requirements:
- This tour starts one day before embarkation in Valparaíso and involves some walking. Guests with limited mobility are on request.
- Minimum number of participants: 10
- If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the trip up until 6 weeks before departure.
- Tour dates: 04.03.2020-04.04.2020, 10.18.2020-10.19.2020, 10.23.2020-10.24.2020
Booking code: VAPPRE