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Themes: Nature History Adventure City Chile

Your day to day

01/05/2020 06/05/2020

Wines & More 6D/5N

ECONOMY
Address
Pick Up & Drop Off in selected hotel
Departure time
15:00
End time
12:00
Included

-  Welcome kit and detailed itinerary upon arrival.

- Transfers airport/hotel/airport (Bilingual guide-driver)

-  03-night accommodation in Santiago, breakfast included

-   02-night accommodation in Colchagua Valley.

-   01 half day tour in shared basis

-   03 full day tour in shared basis

Excluded

-  International and domestic air tickets 

-  Meals not specified on the itinerary

-  Personal expenses.

-  Tips

Hotels

Santiago de Chile: Novapark hotel

www.novapark.cl

Santa Cruz: Santa Cruz Plaza Hotel 

www.hotelsantacruzplaza.cl

Itinerary:

Explore some of the finest vineyards in Chile and taste the original flavor of Chilean wines. Learn all about the vinification process as you tour along beautiful landscapes.

Day 1: Welcome to Santiago!

At your arrival, you will be assisted at the airport in and be transferred to your Santiago Hotel.

Today you will explore the heart of Santiago from another angle in this walking tour, where modernity coexists in harmony with corners that recall the past. Start visiting the Metro that will take you to the Plaza de la Constitución, in front of the seat of government known as the Palacio de la Moneda. Walk towards the center and appreciate buildings such as the Courts of Justice, the old customs house that is now the Museum of Pre-Columbian Art, the Plaza de Armas and the buildings that surround it as the Municipality, Post Office, the National Historical Museum and the Cathedral. Then, you will continue until the busy Paseo Ahumada. Finally, you will cross O'Higgins Avenue, better known as Alameda, the backbone of the city and where the oldest building in the country is located, the church of San Francisco; and right next to it, the beautiful neighborhood of Paris-London, in which you will have the opportunity to visit and even enjoy a coffee.

After this visit, the tour will end at your hotel.

Meals included: None

Accommodation at selected hotel in Santiago.

Day 2: Vaparaiso & Casa del Bosque Vineyards

Today you will depart from Santiago to the coastline located 120 kilometers of Santiago. During the route, you will visit “Valparaíso”, a port city founded in the XVI century and declared “World heritage by UNESCO”. Afterwards, you will walk through the wonderful viewpoints “Atkinson” and “Gervasoni” located in the most important hills of Valparaíso, “Cerro Alegre” and “Cerro Concepción”. Also, you will use its old and picturesque cable cars, which are still connecting this city.

Finally, you will visit “Casas del Bosque Vineyard”. Its history begins many years ago from hands of its main manager, Juan Cúneo Solari, son of Italian immigrants, who lived with the hope to have his own vineyards in order to make the highest quality wines. In 1993, in Valle de Casablanca, it is established “Casa del Bosque Vineyard”, being one of the first vineyards to take advantage of this area. 

Overnight at the selected hotel in Santiago

Meals inlcuded: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 3: Colchagua Valley

The tour will start from your hotel and then head south of the city. You will travel through the picturesque Chilean countryside, which is famous for its large production of fruits and vegetables, called "Valle de Colchagua". This agricultural and fertile valley begins in the Andean mountain and extends to the west of the Pacific Ocean. Historically, this valley has been designed for wine activity, there are more than 15 vineyards, which produce different varieties of red wines such as: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Carménère, Syrah and Malbec. Today you will visit the Montgras winery, here you will have a Tour and Tasting with Pairing. Next, you will taste and learn the characteristics of 3 different varieties of wine along with specially selected refreshments to improve the characteristics of the products and find the perfect balance between food and wine. Afterwards, you will enjoy a lunch at Hotel Santa Cruz. At the end of the tour you will go to the "Colchagua Museum", located in the small town of Santa Cruz. The Museum opened its doors in 1995 and belongs to Cardoen's Foundation, a non-profit organization. The organization has a range of subjects of displayed objects that surprise visitors due to their historical importance, putting them in the context of changes and evolutionary processes over time.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Overnight at selected hotel in Santa Cruz.

Day 4: Best of Colchagua Valley

Today you will start with a morning visit to the Viu Manent vineyard. Founded in 1935, the long history of the winery has been guided by the family's love of trade and its tireless commitment to the excellence and quality of its wines.

The southernmost part of the Rapel Valley is one of the best-known wine regions of Chile and has won many applauses for its full-bodied Cabernet, Carménère, Syrah and Malbec, and its wines regularly appear at the top of the world list of wines. leading wines. Most of the wineries are concentrated in the center of the valley, although the new plantations scale hillsides and explore the western border towards the sea. Here you will have a pleasant wine tasting and a delicious lunch.

To continue the tour, you will go to Santa Cruz vineyard and enjoy the Body and Soul excursion.

The tour begins with the Body of our wines, in the garden of varieties, where you can differentiate the varieties with the guided tour of the winery, where you will learn about the process of defamation, visiting the courtyard advantage, the wine making and the room of the barrel. Then you will taste two of the finest wines, one from the Reserve line and the other from the Reserva de Gran Línea.

With an incredible view of the valley and the vineyard, a cable car will take you to the hill Chamán, where you will visit the Indigenous Peoples, where on a self-guided tour you will discover how the Aymara, Mapuche and Rapa Nui culture lived in harmony with nature and its environment. Finally, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Overnight at selected hotel in Santa Cruz.

Day 5: Valle Apalta

Today you will have the opportunity to visit the Montes vineyard, known for its excursion and tastings, which includes a tour of its beautiful vineyards with a panoramic view of the "Valle Apalta". You will walk around the winery, where "Premium and Ultra-Premium" wines are produced. Then you will visit the barrel room where you can taste three wines. Finishing in the wine shop, where you can buy some wines or gifts, if you wish. You will enjoy your lunch at the Hotel Santa Cruz and then, return to Santiago.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Overnight at selected hotel in Santiago.

Day 6: Farewell

At the scheduled time, you will be transferred to the Santiago airport to board your flight.

Meals included: Breakfast

Summary

Wines & More 6D/5N
Wines & More 6D/5N