Categories: Tours - City & Sightseeing
$ 48 USD
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Wander through Valparaíso's famous hills with an expert guide
Learn about the cities historical significance within Chilean culture
Visit the most important maritime port of Chile
Travel up the cities famous funiculars
Language: English, Spanish
Operates: Monday - Sunday
Departs: 9:00 AM
Duration: 8 hours
Tour Code: 10810
Our expert guides will take you on an exploration of the city, its colorful hills and it's seaport. You will hear the stories and legends of this famous Chilean city along the way, that will both excite your mind and inspire your adventurous spirit. The city of Valparaíso, with the most important port in Chile, is a place worth discovering. It's port has origins dating back to 1536, so there is much history to be told in this old-time Chilean port city.
It is said that there are 42 hills surrounding the Bay of Valparaíso. Along our journey, we will discover every different kind of colored house on these hills. These hills make a giant maze of alleyways and long stairways that the city people use to get around town quickly, making this one of the most unique and distinct places -in all of South America
Declared a world heritage site by Unesco in 2003, its geography has been populated with new hotels, restaurants and libraries that have renewed its classical character. Even so, an old-school port culture still endures, and is visible in the city as seafood vendors pass by locals and tourists trying to sell their wares.
While venturing around town we will learn about beautiful architecture, navigate narrow streets, and ride on some of the famous old trolley buses. We will also take rides on the patrimonial funicular lifts that still exist throughout the city. Lastly, we will learn about the cities culture, people, historical figures, and events - such as the local carnivals, public and cultural feasts, and the infamous New Years fireworks celebration that is one of the largest in the world!
Come join us on this incredible tour of Valparaíso's city, color hills, busy seaport & culturally significant monuments, places, and history!
Per Adult: $ 48 USD
What To Bring
Comfortable clothes,extra snacks,water
Private guides, transportation
Meeting point: Hotel pick up in Santiago or Valparaíso
Return Details: Tour returns to the vicinity of your hotel in Santiago or Valparaíso