Excursions in Santiago

184 excursions and activities in Santiago are offered at reasonable prices and may be booked online.

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Excursions and day trips from Santiago

Whether you want to enjoy the seaside or get away from it all, Santiago has plenty to offer. Day trips from Santiago can include wine tasting at one of the many powerhouse vineyards, or visiting one of the country's top ski resorts. There are also a variety of other fun destinations within easy reach.

The city is home to many cultural attractions, including the Moneda Palace. This is the current seat of the Chilean government, and it is a great place to visit on a day trip. You can also explore the Museum of National History. Other interesting destinations near the capital city include the Casablanca Valley, which is known for its world class wines.

You can also make a day trip to El Yeso dam, which is an incredible sight for any visitor. It offers stunning views of the snow-capped Andes Mountains. The dam is also an excellent place to visit if you are looking for an opportunity to relax. The site contains a wildlife refuge and historical landmarks. You can also hike through the park and take a dip in the thermal springs.

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Another interesting place to visit is the Sewell Mining Town, an abandoned town with historical and cultural significance. You can find old shops and houses, as well as the former mining buildings. The town also has a main square. You can walk around, or hire a bike.

You can also visit Embalse El Yeso, which is located in the mountains just outside of the city. The site is home to several historical landmarks, including the former dam. You can also enjoy the scenic views of the canyon and the peaks of the snow-capped mountains. It is an excellent escape from the bustling city.

You can also take a day trip to Valparaiso, a coastal resort with a vibrant and eclectic street art scene. You can reach Valparaiso by bus or train from Santiago. You can get there in approximately 1.5 hours. You can also find a bus station located above the Pajaritos metro station.

There are a number of other exciting day trips from Santiago, such as hiking through the Andes Mountains and taking a boat trip to the beach. You can also visit Cajon del Maipo, a picturesque canyon with thermal springs. You can also visit the nearby town of Pomaire, which is a perfect place to buy handmade pottery and other artisan goods. You can also try your luck at whitewater rafting on the Maipo River.

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The best way to visit these places is to book a guided tour. You can choose a package that includes transportation, a local guide, and an itinerary, or you can create your own trip. You can also book online. You can also hire a tour guide from a local company that provides personalized, flexible tours, like ToursByLocals. These tour guides are knowledgeable about the city's culture and can customize your trip. You can also take advantage of the Plus Edition of the Santiago Hop-On Hop-Off Bus, which gives you a cable car ride as well as 10 stops.

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