Perhaps you’re starting to put away your heavy sweaters and scarves, but before you do, you should know the snow is starting to dust the high peaks off to the east of Santiago — a truly idyllic winter scene. Chile is a wonderful place to visit in winter![Read More…] about 5 Reasons to Winter in Santiago
Handpicked for this season
- Valparaiso From: $199.00 p.p.
Discover the hidden beauty of this unique harbor town in Chile called Valparaiso. Admire the beautiful murals, street artists, historical sites, & delicious seafood. Enjoy a boat ride in the harbour or visit the museum house of Pablo Neruda!View tour
- Horseback Riding From: $185.00 p.p.
Take in the stunning views and admire the abundant flora & fauna on our horseback riding tour from Santiago. Suitable for beginners and experienced riders!View tour
- Observatory From: $259.00 p.p.
Stargazing at a private observatory located in the Andes at a short drive from Santiago, offers an impressive introduction into the world above us.View tour
Fiestas Patrias: The colorful traditions in Chile on the 18th of September burst out alive to celebrate their independence from the Spanish Conquistadores. Are you ready for some tasty asado while watching the cueca dance? The 18th of September or the “Dieciocho” is, without a doubt, the most popular and most celebrated national holiday of Chile![Read More…] about Fiestas Patrias in Chile
Chilean Rodeo has a history reaching back over 400 years but was not recognized as a national sport until 1962 by the Chilean Olympic Committee (Comité Olímpico Chileno). Chilean rodeo’s history begins somewhere between the years of 1557 and 1561 when the first “huasos” (Chilean cowboys & horse riders) began going up into the Andes to herd the season’s new calves back to the city to be branded and sorted.
The first ever Chilean rodeos were held in the Plaza de Armas of Santiago. These early rodeos would often last for days and would place a great amount of strain on the huasos that participated. To cope with the stress and fatigue the rodeos caused them, the huasos turned the rodeo into a game assigning points for the manner in which the calves were separated from the heard.
One of the top things on your list when visiting Chile should be to visit a winery. The central region of Chile has a number of wineries and you can even find several in Santiago. Yes, even in this metropolitan city you can find someone of the oldest wineries in the country. We know a thing or two about Chilean wine so we came up with a list of our most special ones near the city![Read More…] about 5 special Wineries to visit around Santiago