The sun setting over the Santiago skyline, with the Andes Mountains visible in the background.

Santiago Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts
The sun setting over the Santiago skyline, with the Andes Mountains visible in the background.

Santiago Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts

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Explore the cosmopolitan capital of Chile with our private and small group Santiago tours. Set amid the spectacular landscape of snow-capped Andean peaks, the modern metropolis of Santiago is alive with excitement. Santiago is one of the continent’s most important cultural and commercial centers, a 24 hour metropolis that is home to over a third of all Chileans. The vibrant Chilean capital offers no end of opportunities for visitors, as it is bursting at the seams with museums, excellent restaurants, frenetic nightlife, and some of the best shopping in South America. Contact us to start planning your trip to this must-see Chile destination.

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Let our team of expert travel advisors help build your dream trip to South America. Our fully customizable vacation packages allow you to hand-pick the destinations you wish to see at the exact pace you wish to see them. All of our offerings are also vetted firsthand by our team to ensure top quality and comfort. Contact one of our travel experts today to start planning your once-in-a-lifetime trip!

What to Do in Santiago

Visit Chile’s dynamic capital city and immerse yourself in its unique culture. Your Latin America For Less travel advisor can help you create the perfect itinerary tailored to your interests and preferences.

Colorful rowhouses on a street in the bohemian Bellavista neighborhood of Santiago.

City Tour


Take a city tour and visit the culturally and historically rich city center where the most important buildings are located, the conical hill of Cerro San Cristobal, the bohemian Barrio Bellavista district and other important areas of the city.

A group of people toasting with wine glasses full of red wine at a wine tasting event.

Winery Tour


Located in the heart of the wine valley, Santiago offers easy access to a variety of vineyards in almost every direction. Just 16 miles to the south of Santiago is the magnificent Maipo Valley, the oldest viticulture area in Chile.

A hiker with a backpack looking out at beautiful mountain landscapes in the Maipo Valley.

Maipo Valley


In addition to wine, the Maipo Valley offers spectacular Andean scenery and thermal pools to those who venture near the top of the valley. Take walks in the mountains, go rafting, horseback riding or simply rest under the trees by the river.

A view of the exterior of the Pablo Neruda Museum, located on the site of his house in Isla Negra.

Pablo Neruda Museum


West of Santiago is the coastal village of Isla Negra where Nobel Prize poet Pablo Neruda’s favorite house is located. Take a guided tour through the museum to really appreciate the life and works of this ingenious Chilean poet.

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A skier skiing down a snow-covered mountainside at the Portillo Ski Center near Santiago.

Adventure Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add some extra adventure to your personalized itinerary. Get your adrenaline pumping with hikes and multi-day treks, jungle expeditions, white water rafting trips, mountain biking tours and more. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your adventure.

Visitors in the main square of Santiago, surrounded by both historic and modern buildings.

Cultural Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about adding cultural tours and experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the rich cultures of Latin America and learn about the unique customs and traditions maintained by its people. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your cultural tour.

Chairs lining a large pool with an artificial waterfall at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Santiago.

Spa & Wellness Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add spa & wellness tours to your personalized itinerary. Take advantage of a free day to enjoy some rest and relaxation at a resort, or visit a spa to unwind after a long day of exploring. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors to start planning your spa & wellness tour.

Three empanadas and a bowl of Chilean pebre sauce on a table at a restaurant in Santiago.

Food Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add food tours and culinary experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the unique cuisines of Latin America and enjoy exclusive visits to some of the world’s top restaurants. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your food tour.

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Family & Friend Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add family-friendly tours to your itinerary. Our team can help you build the perfect trip for your family, whether your group has small children, teenagers, senior citizens, or all of the above. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your family tour.

Explore Chile

With a fascinating culture and some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes, Chile offers countless wonderful destinations for travelers. Discover some of the best places to visit in Chile below.

Arica


Arica, the “city of eternal spring” and gateway to Lauca National Park, is the capital of the north country and famous for long, lazy beaches and a rich cultural history.

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San Pedro de Atacama


The driest desert in the world, the Atacama Desert is also one of the most beautiful with exciting destinations like the Valley of the Moon, the salt lakes and Tatio Geysers.

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Chillan


Hit the slopes in Chillan, one of Chile's top ski and snowboard resorts and home to the longest run in South America at eight miles. At night, soak in the natural thermal baths.

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Easter Island


One of the most isolated islands in the world, Easter Island is a majestic getaway destination combining the natural beauty of a volcanic island with the captivating history of the famous Easter Island statues.

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Punta Arenas


The southernmost city on mainland South America, Punta Arenas overlooks the historic Strait of Magellan and the beautiful jagged peaks and white landscapes of Patagonia.

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Puerto Montt


With its absolutely stunning location on the Gulf of Ancud, Puerto Montt will lead you directly to the Lake District and the arresting landscapes of verdant valleys, striking mountains and beautiful lakes.

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Puerto Natales


Puerto Natales is the gateway to Torres del Paine National Park, and arguably Patagonia’s most spectacular place to visit with immense sweeping landscapes that leave long-lasting impressions.

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Iquique


The bustling port city of Iquique is the ideal base to explore the massive geoglyphs, nitrate ghost towns, and thermal baths of the Chilean desert.

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Valparaiso


Valparaiso is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and coastal, bohemian city with a peculiar charm that has made it a favorite of writers, artists, and poets for centuries.

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La Serena


La Serena is located in the Elqui Valley and one of the most beautiful cities in Chile with picturesque churches, sandy beaches, and some of the clearest skies in the world.

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Patagonia


Shared by Chile and Argentina, Patagonia is a wild land of cleaving glaciers, deep forests, and piercingly blue waters that offers countless opportunities for sightseeing, nature watching, trekking and more.

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Santiago Hotels

Discover the best places to stay in Santiago with our top pick Santiago hotels.

A modern and tastefully decorated room with a balcony at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Santiago.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Avenida Presidente Kennedy 4601, Santiago

World-class luxury awaits at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, where no expense has been spared to ensure that guests enjoy every possible amenity and the highest-quality service. Tucked in an exclusive business and residential district of the Chilean capital, the hotel is just minutes from the city center and airports and less than an hour from great ski resorts and the coast. Guests at the Mandarin Oriental have access to some of the best international cuisine in the world, a lagoon-like pool with a cascading waterfall, and an excellent onsite spa.

A spacious room at the Crowne Plaza in Santiago with a large bed, a table and a recliner.

Crowne Plaza

Avenida Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 136, Santiago

The luxurious Crowne Plaza is bursting with excellent amenities and staffed by friendly, professional hospitality specialists. Located in downtown Santiago, the hotel is conveniently in the middle of all the action, including Santiago’s best shopping, dining, attractions, and everything else. Take your pick of its nearly 300 guest rooms that include suites, singles, doubles, non-smoking, and executive accommodations.

A cozy room with a bed and small table at the Almacruz Hotel and Convention Center in Santiago.

Almacruz Hotel

Avenida Presidente Kennedy 4601, Santiago

The Almacruz Hotel and Convention Center offers luxurious accommodations and top-notch service in a lovely historical setting. The 162 rooms and suites feature plenty of space and plush bedding for maximum guest comfort. Enjoy quick and easy access to many of Santiago’s most popular and exciting attractions, an excellent bar and restaurant, a spa, and plenty of other outstanding amenities.

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