• Sightseeing

    • Guide

    • Transportation

    Valparaíso has the shape of a natural amphitheater facing the sea in which almost the entire city hangs from the hills, in a disorderly harmony and with a material and intangible heritage embodied in the customs and traditions of the particular lifestyle of the "Porteño".

    In this walking tour, we will have the opportunity to visit places of great heritage and architectural appeal, the Alegre and Concepción hills with their viewpoints and alleys full of stories of foreign immigrants who arrived in Valparaíso when this important port was considered "the jewel of the Pacific Ocean "(before the opening of the Panama Canal).

    Plaza Sotomayor and the history of its heroes as well as Prat pier, to continue towards the historic center of the port declared a UNESCO Heritage Site where Plaza Echaurren, La Matriz and surroundings are located.

    Additionally, in this tour we will use local public transport such as the Trolleybus, a unique rolling heritage in the country, being the second oldest service in South America in operation since 1952; and the traditional elevators that are an unmissable panorama, a heritage with more than a century of existence, necessary and used daily by its inhabitants.

    It will be an in-depth experience, a deep visit to Valparaíso where stories and legends of this particular city that was never founded are recounted.

    Schedule

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    Every day, except 18 Sep -. 25 Dec - 1 January. December 24 and 31 operates only in AM - Walking Tour of Valparaiso

    Plaza Sotomayor Valparaíso, front of the National Council of Culture. The guide waits from 3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the meeting point.

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    Cerro Alegre
    Hiking Cerro Alegre

    We will arrive at Cerro Alegre with its viewpoints and alleys full of stories.

    Cerro Alegre
    By Deensel - Cerro Concepción, Valparaíso, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=73532423
    Hiking Cerro Concepción

    Concepción Hill is one of the most visited hills in Valparaíso. It has also had other names, such as Cerro del Cabo and Cerro del Chivato, the latter being due to a mythological being that supposedly lived at the foot of the hill.

    By Deensel - Cerro Concepción, Valparaíso, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=73532423

    Included

    • Bilingual Guide
    • Transport Service

    Not Included

    • Breakfast
    • Entrance tickets to National Parks or Reserves
    • Passenger Transportation Insurance

    General Conditions

    Important notes:

    • The meeting point for this tour is Plaza Sotomayor, waiting time up to 15 minutes.
    • Passengers are recommended to go on the tour with: sunscreen, slippers or shoes without heels, bring mineral water, a light jacket in Summer and a waterproof jacket in Winter.
    • Sundays and Holidays The Trolley system does not operate, it is replaced by regular local bus.

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