Visit the Andes Mountains from Santiago with Turistik

Visit the Andes Mountains from Santiago with Turistik

Recently, Santiago Tourist was invited to take a tour with Turistik, a local tour company. They’re best known for their red, double-decker red buses and innovative hop on – hop off touristic route of Santiago. They also offer different types of tours of Santiago...
Day Trips from Santiago, Chile

Day Trips from Santiago, Chile

Article Updated April 2016 Santiago’s proximity to mountains, countryside, vineyards and beaches makes it a perfect place to set up your base. From the city, you can travel by car, bus, taxi or train to any number of day trips. If you need to get out of the city...
30 Things To Do When Visiting Santiago, Chile

30 Things To Do When Visiting Santiago, Chile

Article updated March 2016 So many people come to Santiago on their way to somewhere else in Chile or South America, Chile’s capital city is often overlooked as a destination in its own right. In reality there are so many things to do in Santiago, and its location in...
Santiago Metro Wine Tours: Visit Viña Concha y Toro

Santiago Metro Wine Tours: Visit Viña Concha y Toro

Article Updated April 2016   If you have access to a car, there are a lot of vineyards to visit near Santiago, but Viña Concha y Toro is one that you can easily access by the Metro! Concha y Toro, founded in 1883, is a well known winery both in South America and...
How to Get To and From the Airport in Santiago, Chile

How to Get To and From the Airport in Santiago, Chile

Article updated October 2015 As good as Santiago’s public transport system is, there is one major flaw. There is no simple public transport option to the airport. I know, it’s crazy, but we are here to help! Getting to the airport is easy enough if you...

10 Ways to Save Money in Santiago

Traveling abroad can be expensive, but there are many different ways to save money, and still enjoy the full experience of your new locale at the same time! 1. Go to Happy Hour! Have dinner or drinks earlier to take advantage of happy hour prices: in Santiago it’s...
Pachamama… Explore Chile by Bus!

Pachamama… Explore Chile by Bus!

For a country-wide hop-on, hop-off bus service, see Pachamama. Named after a goddess of the Andes, this company offers an alternative to often expensive plane tickets, frighteningly-long bus trips or perhaps the intimidating option of hiring a car. Facilitating...
Car Hire in Santiago

Car Hire in Santiago

Updated October 2015 As with all major cities around the world, car hire is readily available in Santiago. While you don’t really need a car if you’re visiting Santiago, it’s an excellent way to get out of the city and explore (without having to rely...