Day trip

From Santiago: Portillo Inca Lagoon and San Esteban Vineyard

4.5 / 5

14 reviews

Activity provider: Stampstour

From Santiago: Portillo Inca Lagoon and San Esteban Vineyard

Activity provider: Stampstour

From US$ 100 per person

Immerse yourself in the mountainous splendor of the Andes on an exhilarating full-day excursion to San Esteban Vineyard from Santiago.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup is available from most centrally-located hotels and Airbnbs in Santiago. If your accommodation is not in the pickup area, the nearest meeting point to your location will be provided.
Small group
Limited to 14 participants


  • Travel through spectacular mountain scenery while listening to illuminating commentary from your expert guide
  • Marvel at the iridescent waters of the splendid Portillo Inca Lagoon
  • Take a tour of the beautiful San Esteban vineyard and sample fine Chilean wines
Full description
Start with pickup from your hotel in Santiago by a professional guide. Travel through spectacular scenery to one of the most beautiful lagoons in the Andes mountains, Portilla Inca Lagoon. Capture photographs of the water’s iridescent turquoise surface and listen to poignant legends of Incan royalty. Marvel at the archaeological park located in a hill in the middle of San Esteban Vineyard in which you will explore walking trails and find its various petroglyphs which belong to the Aconcagua culture. Ascend to the vertiginous altitude of Hotel Portillo ski resort to take in the verdant beauty of San Esteban Vineyard before pleasuring enjoying some samples of local wine.
  • Local taxes
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Wine tasting
  • Empanada snack
  • Paidahuen park ticket
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • 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
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 14 reviews

Review summary

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Very good excursion, which was even carried out only for the two of us because someone had canceled the day before. Great impressions in a fantastic country on this tour at around 3000m altitude. Would book it again and again, especially since the tour guide was super good and we had a lot of fun together that day. The impressions and experiences have already impressed us and added another highlight to the holiday in Chile. :-)))

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March 1, 2022

Our guide Michelle and driver Jimmy were really great! Michelle is from the US so she speaks perfect English. Wear hiking boots!!! I had no idea there was a short uphill hike at the winery and did not wear proper footwear. The tour itinerary should be completely reversed. The mountain stop should be first, followed by the wine visit. 2 reasons: the road leading up the mountain is extremely curvy, I did not feel well after drinking wine. The second is that there is no bathroom stop for 2.5 hours from the mountain to the city, me and another traveler felt like our bladders were going to burst!

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December 21, 2019

The winery part was good, the portillo part not because we stayed for a very short time.

June 13, 2022

Product ID: 277632