Santiago is the capital of Chile and the country’s largest urban center. On this trip you will learn about the history, architecture and people of Santiago. The Plaza de Armas is the city’s main square, where the Metropolitan Cathedral, Central Post Office and La Moneda government palace are located. Visiting the Central Market and watching the Andes from the Santa Lucía Hill, you will fall in love with this city of contrasts.
The central valleys of Curacavi and Casablanca, famous for their wine production, make the trip to Valparaiso more interesting. This picturesque port city is a simply breathtaking metropolis that is hailed as “The Jewel of the Pacific”. The city, built on 44 hills and declared World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 2003, has well preserved its interesting early industrial infrastructures, such as the numerous funiculars on the steep hillsides. Due to the charm of this city, the Chilean Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda built the house “La Sebastiana”, that is now a museum. This trip ends in Viña del Mar, known as the garden city and the most popular beach in Chile.