Santiago and wine valley
Chile's capital city is the cosmopolitan, cultural, and political center of the country. It's graced with tree-lined streets, parks, distinctive neighborhoods, ample variety of restaurants and hotels. In addition to its own attractions, Santiago is close to ski centers, beaches and the ideal gateway for excursions into nearby valleys and both extremes of Chile, North and South. Missionaries traveling with the conquistadores brought cuttings from their native Spain to Chile in the mid-sixteenth century. Finding the area around one of the first settlements, Santiago, to be close to their own Meditarrean climate, and the valleys fertile.
The missionaries planted the black pais grape to produce their sacramental wine. Farmers joined the missionaries, and the first plantings gave fruit for more than religious purposes. These commercial wines proved to be popular and were exported to other countries. By the early 1800s.
One of The vineyard that we can visit are located in Casa Blanca or Maipo valley.
We will drive through the Modern area of Santiago call "Sanhattan" in Las Condes and Providencia which is another interesting areas of stores, Restaurants and Bars, then we get into the area of the Locals y typical Market to walk around and see where the Chilean's do they shopping of very Fresh Meats, Fish, Fruit and vegetables. . after we continue to Down Town of the City to see the Main Square Plaza de Armas , Cathedral de Santiago and then continue to The Presidential Palace La Moneda (where in 1973 was the Military coup against to Salvador Allende President of Chile )
After all this activities in the City we will drive to the Maipo or Casa Blanca wine Valley to you have a wine Tour and Wine tasting.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Santiago Hotel or Airport
End location: Santiago Hotel or Airport
Duration: 8 hours 30 min.
My customer will get around in a Modern and very clean Vehicles Kia Sportage 2015 with Air Condition with capacity for 4 people, or Kia Grand Carnival 2015 capacity up 4 persons with large trunk or Mercedez Benz Sprinter 2015 capacity up to 10 people, If the numbers of the participants is bigger, Please ask for the cost
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15000 chilean local currency - lunch and sauvenirs
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Leo was great! He speaks very good English, he was fun and personable, and very helpful throughout the day. He educated us on the history of Chile and Santiago and was always attentive. We can't say enough good things about Leo.