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From Santiago: Valle Nevado and Farellones Small Group Tour

From Santiago: Valle Nevado and Farellones Small Group Tour

From $28.90 per person

Spend the day in the Andes Mountains on an 8-hour small group tour from Santiago. Visit the first ski resort of Chile in Farellones, and then get the chance to take part in winter and other sports activities at the El Colorado Ski Center.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pick-up possible from your hotel or address in the districts of Providencia, Las Condes, Vitacura and Santiago Centro, or at a meeting point inside the same districts on arrangement.

Experience

Highlights
  • Spend the day in the dramatic wilderness of the Andes Mountains
  • Visit the first ski resort to open in Chile
  • Take part in winter and other sports activities in El Colorado
  • Benefit from pick-up in the districts of Providencia, Las Condes, Vitacura and Santiago Centro
Full description
Following pick-up from your hotel (available from the districts of Providencia, Las Condes, Vitacura and Santiago Centro) at around 07:30 to 08:30 AM, depart Santiago and journey to the beautiful ski resort of Farellones. Nestled in a small valley in the Andes Mountains, Farellones was the first ski center to open in Chile and continues to attract skiers of all abilities. Take a scenic 2-hour drive along a mountain road to get wonderful views of the mountains. During the winter, benefit from the chance to stop to rent snow gear (at your own expense), and learn more about the historical aspects of how this little community works during the winter season. Continue for approximately 45 minutes to La Parva Ski Center, considered the most exclusive ski resort in the region. Then, go to El Colorado Ski Center to hit the slopes, and take part in activities such as zip-lining, tubing, riding a cable car and snow sledding. If you prefer, relax in the lodge and enjoy lunch (at your own expense) overlooking the snow-capped mountains. Return to Santiago and get dropped of at approximately 06:00 PM.
Includes
  • Small group tour
  • Guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off (or drop off at a central point in the city if you want to include a visit to the Costanera Center shopping mall)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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What to bring

  • Warm clothing

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour operates with a maximum of 15 people per group
  • The tour departs from your hotel lobby. Your guide will ask for your name on arrival
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 189 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5

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It is a very nice tour and ideal to know beautiful places near Santiago. The guide is very friendly, all the way he is explaining things about the trip, historical facts of Chile, and even making jokes, so he is very entertaining. Already in Valle Nevado you have the opportunity to walk through the snowy mountains and contemplate the landscape. I recommend it.

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September 30, 2019

The driver's name is Orlando and he was very polite and cautious when driving. He also told us curious things about the city of Santiago. I can not say the same about the person who communicates with customers because they did not answer my questions about WhatsApp (it may have been due to national holidays and holidays), but within the service said they answered questions about WhatsApp. And then when I called the phone the deal was very hostile, a shame because the ride is very nice and the driver was a divine throughout the tour.

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September 22, 2019

Excelente viaje.. fuimos un 16 de septiembre y había suficiente nieve y la pasamos súper bien, el viaje es económico , no incluye entrada a farellones pero puedes pagar a parte y a la hora determinada regresar con él mismo tour,hay paradas para que puedas ir al baño y arrendar ropa y calzado tablas de sky comida etc.

September 17, 2021

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