Around 5:00 p.m. you will be picked up at your hotel and we will head down town to the civic centre of the city.
Start off at Plaza de Armas, Santiago’s main square, a picturesque square surrounded by the 18th century Catedral Metropolitana, the National Historical Museum, and the Central Post Office. Continue down to the principal avenues of the Civic Center and the seat of government, the neoclassical La Moneda Palace, built during the 18th century. Then leaving downtown, you will head towards the Parque Forestal, leading to the Fine Arts Museum and Bellavista, the bohemian artsy center of Santiago.
Once in the Bellavista neighborhood, you will visit the workshop of Ximena Mandiola, a well known Chilean artist. This is where she submerges herself into making her very unique paintings.
After this visit we will travel for approximately 45 minutes to the Andean Astrological Observatory located at the outskirts of the city at 1.240 meters above the sea level.
This observatory will provide you the opportunity to marvel at the universe through the observation of the stars. A large and varied luxury equipment telescopes and accessories and high technology facilities is set in a natural environment that will make the visit unforgettable.
Here you will have a guided tour of the installations, star gazing and a delicious snack which includes sandwiches, Chilean wine and cheese.
Around mid night, head back to your selected hotel in Santiago.
End of services.
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Included in tour package:
- Tour of the Civic Centre
- Entrances fees for the Observatory.
- Snack of sandwiched, Chilean wine and cheese
- Bilingual guide plus driver.
- All program transfers in spacious fully equipped private vans.
- Mineral waters and snacks.
Not Included in tour package:
- Flights, lodging and transfers prior to or after program.
- Personal items such as: telephone, laundry, room service, alcoholic beverages not mentioned as included and gratuities.