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Portillo Inca Lagoon at The Andes Mountains and San Esteban Vineyard from Santiago

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    Stop At: Monument to the Victory of Chacabuco, Chile 8, Batuco, Lampa, Región Metropolitana, Chile

    Battlefield where the liberating army of the Andes fought against the Spanish army that defined the future of the independence of Chile.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Los Andes Chile

    You will see the Monte Aconcagua the highest mountain in america from a viewpoint where is possible take awesome pictures (If is not cloudy).

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Distribuidora Aconcagua, Chacabuco 40, San Felipe, Región de Valparaíso, Chile

    You will see the Aconcagua valley with different types of agriculture in the sector as avocados, grapes, walnuts, peaches and much more in this fertile valley.

    Stop At: Parque Arqueológico Paidahuen, E-743, San Esteban, Región de Valparaíso, Chile

    This park is located is a hill in the middle of San Esteban Vineyard that have the important archaeological park in which you will explore walking trails and find its various petroglyphs which belong to the Aconcagua culture that was part of what was probably the most important Inca settlement in Chile also you will see along its trail flora, fauna and spectacular views of the Andes in the background from the top.

    In the end of the trail you will have a wine tasting of the prestigious vineyard that produces ''Wines of height''

    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Vina San Esteban, Avenida La Florida 2220 San Esteban, Los Andes 2100000 Chile

    You will have a wine tasting that can be made either in the park facilities or in the vineyards.

    Thise prestigious vineyard that produces ''Wines of height'' as they call them by their geography next to the high mountains of the Andes. Also you can buy wine with convenient prices and souvenirs from they store.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Comunicaciones Salto del Soldado Limitad, Chacabuco 281, Los Andes, Región de Valparaíso, Chile

    You will see the impressive viewpoint of the rock formation that tells the legend of a bave patriot soldier.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Río Blanco National Reserve, Los Andes, Región de Valparaíso, Chile

    You will drive along the river with beautiful Andinean views and see the old railway of the trasandian trail which used to connect Chile and Argentina but today is only possible to see it's ruins.

    Stop At: Ventisquero Guardia Vieja, Los Andes, Región de Valparaíso, Chile

    This place is an Andean refuge in case of storms, it is the perfect place to rest and snack an Empanada that will be provided as soon the restaurant has available. Also you can see Llamas by the restaurant.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Los Caracoles, Ruta 60 660, Los Andes, Región de Valparaíso, Chile

    This road is like few in the world with 29 curves that can be possible to stop in a perfect spot for photographs of the curves and the mountains.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Laguna del Inca, Portillo 2100000 Chile

    In this place we'll stop to explore the surroundings of this beautiful Andean lagoon that is located at almost 2,900 meters. Your tour guide will explain the legend which gives the lagoons name and give you interesting details of the Andes.

    (Summer season Oct - Jun): The access to the edge of the lagoon it's open)

    (Winter season Jul - Sep): The access to the edge of the lagoon it's close due risk of accidents but its possible to see all the spectacular views of the lagoon and the snowy mountain by a viewpoint located in front of the lagoon.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Ski Portillo Chile, Ruta 60 420, Los Andes, San Esteban, Región de Valparaíso, Chile

    This is the oldest ski resort in south america which started the practice of sports in the Andes. It have many records and keeps the history of many events and celebrities who went through their installations. Here is possible to snack or lunch in front of the lagoon.

    Duration: 40 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
     Pick up Hotels or AirB&B are available on this areas:
    * Santiago Downtown.
    * Providencia.
    * Las Condes (Hotels district).
    * Vitacura (Hotels district).
    * Recoleta.
    * For airport Hotels you may request the agency for the availability.
    * If your hotel is not in the available areas we'll provide the nearest meeting point from your location.
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local taxes
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Wine Tasting
    • Empanada snack
    • Paidahuen park ticket
    • Entry/Admission - Parque Arqueológico Paidahuen
    • Entry/Admission - Vina San Esteban
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum numbers apply (2 people) . There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

    Anyone who loves mountain landscapes will enjoy this magical place. I visited in winter when it attracts skiers and snowboarders, so it was very busy, but this didn’t detract from the experience. The hotel provides a good choice of dinners and wines, highly recommended. The...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank davestripe
    Reviewed 4 August 2019

    Not only were the sights amazing, but the information provided about Chile and the sites visited was in-depth but not in the boring sense. There was also a decent amount of asking questions of the tourists, and the most interactive activity was the wine-tasting. Not...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank gswayze1
    Reviewed 3 August 2019

    We only had a limited time in Santiago but wanted to experience as much of the country as possible; this trip really hit the spot. From the vineyards to the Andes mountains … and with a guide that really knew his stuff. I couldn't have...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Malcolm P
    Reviewed 11 July 2019

    Great way to get away of the city feel, appreciate the out skirts of Santiago and tune in with its beautiful nature. We were lucky to take this tour on the day of the Eclipse. It was quite an adventure. The tour is roughly 8...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank jennvzq
    Reviewed 24 June 2019

    Wonderful trip with Sebastian. He's so knowledgeable and accommodating! A definite highlight of our trip.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank cbauer13
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    They pick you up from the hotel.
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