Casablanca Valley & Valparaíso Port
Travel from Santiago, visiting beautiful wineries and tasting the most delicious wines in each of the wine valleys along the route. You will also enjoy great views of the Andes, beautiful scenery, and regional cuisine, while visiting local villages close to Santiago.
Day 1: Casablanca Valley
The Casablanca Valley is famous for its premium white wines and cool climate red including Pinot Noir.
Meet your guide and drive 1 hour passing Curacaví – The first stop will be Loma Larga Winery, an exclusive family winery that makes fine wines cold climate reds, it is located in a typical Chilean hacienda. Enjoy a private visit and premium wine tasting – Lunch at local gourmet restaurant – Continue to Kinstong Family Vineyards where you will taste one of the best Sauving Blanc and Pinot Noir from Chile. We head next for Valparaiso Port, one of South America’s oldest port cities – Check in and evening at leisure to enjoy the Hotel facilities; Spa, restaurant or Valparaiso’s beautiful sunset over the Pacific Ocean – Overnight at Casa Higueras Hotel in Valparaiso ( L)
Day 2: Valparaiso Port
After breakfast and check out, explore Valparaiso Port, world heritage site, old main seaport of the country, located on 32 hills surrounding the bay. In the past it was the most important trading center of the country until 1930 – City tour around Valparaiso, discovering its historic sites and charming hillside “elevators” – Lunch on your own and depart to Santiago (B)
B: Breakfast L: Lunch
The program includes:
- Private transportation
- Bilingual guide/driver
- All entrance fees at the wineries and wine tasting
- A night at Casa Higueras Hotel Valparaiso (Superior Room)
- A lunch accompanied by wines
- Wine regions map to keep & mineral water
- Tips at meals as indicated in the itinerary
The program does not include:
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses such laundry, communications, and others not indicated in the program
BILINGUAL LOCAL GUIDES
Our Bilingual guides will be fluent in English and Spanish with several years of experience in tourism.
WINE EXPERT GUIDE AND TRIP PLANNER
Karen Gilchrist is a graduate of the School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences of the Sorbonne University in Paris and the holder of diplomas in wine tasting, tourism and marketing from the London Chamber of Commerce and the British Industry Examinations Board, accomplishments during her eight years of residence in Europe. Her experience in connection with wine routes include in USA (California, Oregon, Long Island), France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Australia, South Africa, Canada, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia and Chile.
Karen organized Chile’s first ever Carmenere event, which was attended by the national and international press. In addition to guiding she is also a wine tourism consultant in Chile and abroad.
BEFORE YOU LEAVE YOUR COUNTRY
If you are a US or European citizen, a visa is not required to enter Chile. Please remember to keep the tourist card that will be given to you at immigration upon arrival, you will need it to leave the country. Citizens of other countries, check with your Embassy or Consular office for further information.
EMERGENCY CONTACTS & DELAYS EN ROUTE
In the event you are delayed on route, contact the Emergency numbers below:
Karen Gilchrist at +56 99 5381177
Emergency phone: +56 99 278 1331
UPON YOUR ARRIVAL
Upon arrival in Santiago your guide will be waiting for you and assist you to transfer to your hotel. He will be holding a sign with your names.
Please review our Travel to Chile Information page for helpful tips that will make your stay in Chile the best it can.
2 persons: $950.00 p/p
4 persons: $800.00 p/p
6-8 persons: $750.00 p/p
Contact for larger group pricing
Please see General Conditions for details on registration, payments, cancellations, and more.