If you want to get to know Santiago during the winter season and seize all the activities that the city and its surroundings have to offer, this is the ideal program. Walk around Santiago and Valparaíso, learn how to ski, visit the famous El Yeso Reservoir and enjoy the wines on a tour of the Concha y Toro Vineyard.

Day 1: Santiago

Transfer: Airport Hotel in Santiago

City tour around Santiago

  • Departure: 09:00
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Santiago

In this city tour you will know the most important of Santiago: the historic center of the capital and the most modern area that has acquired great financial and commercial importance.

We will leave from your hotel at the agreed time and go to the center of Santiago, to visit its most historic places. We will visit the Plaza de Armas, where the Cathedral, the Central Post Office and the Municipality of Santiago are located. Later on, we will visit the La Moneda Palace, the seat of the Chilean Government, and then walk through the surrounding streets that are full of stories. We are also visiting the Santa Lucia hill and we will walk through the Barrio Lastarria.

Our tour will continue in the eastern sector of Santiago, where we will know modern buildings and how these have transformed the city. We will end our tour in a Piedras Australes craft shop, where we will appreciate, accompanied by a Pisco Sour, beautiful pieces of lapislázuli.

Return to your hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very high

Day 2: Valle Nevado

Ski day in Valle Nevado + Classes directed with transfers

  • Departure: 07:30
  • Duration: Full day
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Santiago

Come ski to Valle Nevado, the largest winter center in South America, located in the middle of the Andes mountain range. The ski day includes ticket for all day, lease of equipment and classes in case of being a beginner.

We wait at 7:30 am at your hotel in Santiago. Then we go to Valle Nevado, the largest winter center in South America, located 50 kilometers from the capital.

There are currently 44 tracks for all levels, 17 lifts, restaurants and hotels. The Ski day program includes a ski ticket for the whole day, equipment rental and classes for beginners.

16:00: End of the tour and return to your hotel in Santiago.

  • Physical
    Medium
  • Cultural
    Very low
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 3: Viña del Mar - Santiago - Valparaíso

City tour through Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, with a visit to Viña Veramonte

  • Departure: 09:00
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel en Santiago

Come to know Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, the most important cities of the Chilean coast. Know their hills, architecture and all the Coastal history that goes back to the year 1536, and end your day with an entertaining visit to the Veramonte Vineyard.

We will pick you up at your hotel in Santiago at 9AM, to travel to the central coast. We will start visiting Viña del Mar, better known as the "Garden City" for its beautiful gardens and green areas. We will walk along the coastal edge and appreciate the ancient architecture of its palaces and we will be able to know the famous flower clock.

We will continue in Valparaíso, a city declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for the beauty of its colorful hills. We will know some of them, the elevators and part of the planes, such as the Sotomayor square and the Valparaíso bay. There we will take advantage of making a navigation to see the beautiful coast from the sea.

On the way back to Santiago, we will pass through the Casablanca Valley to make a stop at Viña Veramonte. We will visit its wineries and know its beautiful vineyards and to be able to taste its best wines.

At 7 o'clock we will be back at your hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very high
  • Nature
    Medium

Day 4: Santiago - Cajón del Maipo

Tour to El Yeso reservoir

  • Departure: 06:30
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Includes: Boxlunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Santiago

Enjoy this walk through the El Yeso reservoir, an oasis of peace in the Cajon del Maipo, located a few kilometers from Santiago, at the foot of the Andes mountain range.

We will leave from your hotel in Santiago at around 6.30 AM, to travel to the Cajon del Maipo, a sector located just 75 kilometers southeast of Santiago, in the middle of the Andes.

Our first stop will be in the town of San José de Maipo, where we will stop, so that those who wish may take an exquisite local breakfast. Then we will continue with a panoramic visit through the town and continue towards the Tinoco Tunnel, declared a National Historical Monument that holds incredible local paranormal stories.

On our way to El Yeso we will pass through Las Cáscaras Refuge, which in the 1960s served as the camp for the workers who built the reservoir. From there we will have beautiful views towards one of the most emblematic glaciers in the area. After that, we will arrive to our final destination, the beautiful turquoise lagoon framed between mountains, where we will stay to enjoy the views, share a glass of wine, cheese and a delicious sandwich.

At the end of our tour we will take the vehicle that takes us back to Santiago at around 6 pm.

IMPORTANT! Due to the current security conditions in the area, the access to the lagoon is closed at this time (until further notice). This tour has been modified to visit the Laguna del Inca, in the Portillo sector, with very similar characteristics and unique flora and fauna of the Andes mountains. Write to us for more information

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 5: Santiago - Farellones

Visit to Farellones Snow Park

  • Departure: 08:00
  • Duration: Full day
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Santiago

Panoramic Tour You will visit Farellones, the oldest ski center in South America, and at the same time a town located at 2300 m.s. Then we continue with a visit to Valle Nevado, an impressive and modern ski center located at an altitude of more than 3000 m.s. You will enjoy a day in contact with the snow in a spectacular setting located in the heart of the Cordillera de los Andes

A full day’s tour with a truly unique experience in the Andes. Just an hour outside of Santiago, visit the impressive landscapes of the Andes, where you can find some of the most important ski resorts in the region. We take you there on a beautifully scenic mountain route traveling through lush vegetation and pristine clear water streams. Our first stop is Valle Nevado, the largest wintertime hub in the Southern Hemisphere and the most modern in Chile. We then continue on towards Farellones, the oldest town in the mountains, where you can really appreciate the beauty of the Andes, as well as enjoying the spectacular views of Santiago. There is the option to enjoy lunch in this beautiful setting, take a ride on the scenic chairlift or even dare to have a go at Tubing on the 250 meter long track, all ideal activities for families

  • Physical
    Medium
  • Cultural
    Very low
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 6: Santiago - Viña Concha y Toro

Concha y Toro Winery Tour

  • Departure: 09:00
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Santiago

The history of the Concha y Toro vineyard began with the first vineyards brought by the Spaniards. This has made it a successful and recognized vineyard not only in Chile, but also in the rest of the world. Complete tour to know the history of this wine.

Depending on the time chosen for the tour, we will leave from your hotel to the Concha y Toro vineyard, which is located in the south of Santiago.

Once we arrive, we will visit the wine cellars while they tell us the history of the vineyard and Chilean wine. Then we will know the production process and finish with a specially selected tasting.

At the end of the tour we will return to your hotel.

  • Cultural
    Very high

Day 7: Transfer to Santiago Airport

Transfer: Hotel Airport in Santiago

Included
  • Transfer from Santiago Airport to the hotel in Santiago
  • Santiago City Tour
  • FD Learn to ski (in Valle Nevado or Colorado)
  • Full Equipment Rental: Ski (boots, poles and skis) or Snowboard (boots and board)
  • Valle Nevado or Colorado Skyline Ticket
  • FD Valparaíso and Viña del Mar with Viña Veramonte
  • Navigation ticket through the bay of Valparaíso
  • Tasting in Viña Veramonte
  • FD Embalse del Yeso
  • Picnic on the tour
  • FD Snow park Farellones
  • Viña Concha y Toro
  • Wine tasting
  • Transfer to the hotel in Santiago to Santiago Airport
NOT Included
  • Anything that has not been mentioned previously