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Santiago, Metropolitan region, Chile


Santiago is the capital and biggest city of Chile with over 5,000,000 people.



Santiago, capital of Chile founded in 1541 , is located between the Mapocho and and Maipo rivers valleys, surrounded mountains : the Coast Range by the West , Chacabuco and Angostura mounts on the North and South respectively and the Andes range on the East. Santiago is chosen to house the most relevant Congresses and Conventions in Latin America because of it outstanding infrastructure.THE ANDES RANGE concentrates in the Central region the main Ski resorts of the country boasting magnificient ski runs considered the best in South America, among them you find Valle Nevado, Portillo, and Termas e Chillán.THE PACIFIC COAST, less than a two-hours ride you find Valparaiso Cultural Heritage of Mankind, its picturesque architecture makes it beloved by artists and bohemians. which has turned this place into a living legend.

You can find almost everything you need in this city.
It has all star hotels economical bed and breakfasts, restaurants of every ethnic background, discos, clubs, a museum, universities, international and national airports, high rise office buildings, theater, malls, fun parks, a modern subway system which makes finding your way around Santiago a lot easier, and a whole lot more.

Whether you are here on business or pleasure you'll like Santiago, Chile .
Within an hour or so from Santiago you can also find outdoor opportunities like, hiking, nature, hot springs, and skiing.

If you would like to do outdoor activities you could get a hold of a tour company and they can take you hiking in the mountains, skiing in season (June - September) or go to the ocean and enjoy the beach (summer is December - February).

Santiago by the numbers:

Santiago city by the numbers:
  • Population (2017):
    • 6,254,314 inhabitants
  • Location:
    • Lat, Long: 33.4489° S, 70.6693° W
    • GPS Coordinates: 33° 27' 33.2244'' S 70° 38' 43.2528'' W
  • Elevation:
    • 570 m (1870 ft 1")
  • Timezone:
    • CLT – Chile Standard Time (Current offset: UTC -3 hrs)


Map:

Map of Santiago


Weather forecasts:
The weather in Santiago
Historical values:
MinMax
January14ºC/57ºF31ºC/88ºF
February15ºC/59ºF29ºC/84ºF
March11ºC/52ºF31ºC/88ºF
April10ºC/50ºF30ºC/86ºF
May4ºC/39ºF23ºC/73ºF
June3ºC/37ºF21ºC/70ºF
July5ºC/41ºF11ºC/52ºF
August11ºC/52ºF19ºC/66ºF
September6ºC/43ºF24ºC/75ºF
October10ºC/50ºF14ºC/57ºF
November8ºC/46ºF27ºC/81ºF
December13ºC/55ºF31ºC/88ºF

Tours and trips that start, stop or are based in Santiago
Eagle Touring, Private guide/driver to Central Chile.

My name is John, a tour guide offering private, fully customizable tours in Chile primarily in the regions surrounding Santiago, like Valparaíso, Viña del mar, Maipo Canyon, vineyards and others. You will be the only passengers on your tailor-made tour, which affords you comfort, flexibility, privacy, and convenience. All of this in perfect English.


Guerretour, Chile, FreeStyle, customized tours in Central Chile

GuerreTour is a small and friendly tour provider that specializes in customizable private tours throughout central Chile with an English and Spanish speaking guide, using a Hyundai H1(10 pax), WiFi available.
All our tours are fully adjustable to meet your needs or desires.


Basic Santiago EKA 001
04 days / 03 nights

Explore the Presidential Palace La Moneda, the Main Square, the Cathedral, Post Office and downtown, the old residential areas including the Club Hipico Race Track and O”Higgins Park. And other attractions like Club de la Union Building, Universidad de Chile and Santa Lucía hill where the city was founded (1541). Visit to Bellavista area, full of nice Cafes and Restaurants, Theaters etc, and go up the San Cristobal hill to obtain the best views of Santiago.

Santiago And Viña Del Mar EKA 003
06 days / 05 nights

Explore the charms and attractions of Santiago, Vina del Mar and neighbouring Valparaiso under the guidance of our knowledgeable guides.
We organize your accommodation, transport and guide, all you need to do is relax and enjoy.

Golf & Wine In Santiago EKA 006-A
04 days / 03 nights


1 day touring Santiago in the morning and then getting to know Chilean wines in the afternoon followed by 3 days of golf in 3 different locations.

Gambling: Casinos In Santiago & Vina del Mar EKA 070
05 days / 04 nights

An excursion through Santiago and a chance to try your luck in casinos at 3 different locations

Exploring Santiago And The Countryside EKA 072
05 days / 04 nights

Explore the center of Santiago, visit the Presidential palace spend a day horse-riding or biking and visit the renowned Matetic Vineyards

Skiing In The Andes From Santiago EKA 060
08 days / 07 nights

Enjoy the following 3 ski resorts situated in the Andes using santiago as a base. Vallenevado, El Colorado and Portillo on three consecutive days and the 4th and 5th days to spend in the ski resorts of your preference.
With a final day at your leisure.
Available from July to September.

Santiago & Wines: 06 Days / 05 Nights EKA 004
06 days / 05 nights

Visit and learn about chile's central region in addition to its renowned vineyards, learn about wine production, walk their vineyards and wineries.
Includes visits to Vina del Mar and Valparaiso.

Colchagua Valley Wine Route EKA 005
06 days / 05 nights

Visit the vineyards near Santiago as well as the scenic Colchagua valley while staying in both locations.
Also includes a visit to the Colchagua Museum and a spectacular ride in the funicular.

The Atacama Desert EKA 027
07 days / 06 nights

Check out the Atacama desert, world's driest desert, learn about its history, geography, visit the salt flats and the "Moon valley" and see how the locals live and survive in this harsh environment.

Santiago And The Andean Circuit EKA 009
06 days / 05 nights

Visit the following places along the Andean circuit.
In Chile: Santiago, Vina del Mar, Valparaiso, Puerto Montt / Puerto Varas and Peulla
In Argentina: Laguna Frias, Puerto Panuelo and Bariloche.

The Great Andean Circuit EKA 010
12 days / 11 nights

Visit the following places along this extended Andean circuit.
In Chile: Santiago, Vina del Mar, Valparaiso, Puerto Montt / Puerto Varas and Peulla In Argentina: Laguna Frias, Puerto Pañuelo and Bariloche and Buenos Aires

Mini Santiago, Lakes and Volcanoes EKA 014
08 days / 07 nights

Discover Santiago, Vina del Mar and Valparaiso in central chile and then on to Chile's lakes region where you can also observe volcanoes.

Santiago, Lakes and Volcanoes - Air EKA 012
11 days / 10 nights

Visit Santiago, Vina del Mar, Valparaiso then south to Puerto Montt / Puerto Varas, frutillar, Chiloe and a final view of the Puyehue Hot Springs before returning to Santiago

Basic Rapa Nui / Eastern Island EKA 047
08 days / 07 nights

Discover Rapa Nui (Easter island) it's beauty, history and people.
Visit the quarry where the Muai were cut, the caves of Ana Te Pahu, the crator lake and ceremonial places.

Discovering Pucon EKA 016
08 days / 07 nights

Discover Pucon, its surrounding area and the nearby town Valdivia.
Visit the hotsprings get up close with a volcanoe and enjoy views of the lake.

Chilean Patagonia Option A EKA 042
07 days / 06 nights

The highlight of this trip is Chile's southern point and the nearby Torres del paine National park.
Visits: Santiago - Punta Arenas - Puerto Natales - Torres Paine National Park

Chilean Patagonia Option B EKA 043
07 days / 06 nights

The highlight of this trip is Chile's southern point, Torres del paine National park as well as the Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers.
Visits: Santiago - Punta Arenas - Puerto Natales - Torres Paine National Park - the Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers

Charming Chile EKA 071
12 days / 11 nights

This tour will lead you through the highlights of southern Chile, from the lakes region to the southern tip of Patagonia.
Enjoy the sights of Volcanoes, Glaciers, rapids, Waterfalls, the towers of Paine and much more. Cities: Santiago - Puerto varas - Puerto Montt - Frutillar - Puerto Natales - Punta Arenas

Accommodation in Santiago

Petit Hotel Vilafranca, Providencia, Santiago

Vilafranca is a cosy Petit Hotel located in the heart of the Providencia district. it is conveniently located close to the subway, the National Tourist Office and several embassies. You will also find numerous good restaurants and Providencia Avenue within walking distance.


Apartment for rent in Valparaiso

Facing the ocean and beach of Valparaiso, this fully furnished and comfortable apartment on the 12th floor easily accommodates 4.

Orly hotel in Santiago, Chile

Elegant and comfortable as well as a friendly staff, always willing to help you.
These are some of the most appealing features of the Hotel Orly, which combines the quality of a big hotel with a mid range price.


Five star hotel Plaza San Francisco in Santiago centre, Chile

Situated in the center of Santiago, This five star offers comfortable access to its financial center including the most important government organizations as well as its cultural center.


Apartment for Rent in Santiago

Finely furnished and strategically located apartment in the friendly neighbourhood of Ñuñoa in Santiago. Full services including swimming pool, parking etc.


Casa Arrayan, Santiago, Chile

Located in the Andean foothills, this small boutique hotel is designed to blend with nature, with a unique environment and a panoramic view. The design, location and the professionalism of our team, offer our visitors to live a unique and unforgettable experience.




Rent a Car in Santiago:



Category A
City cars for rent in Chile
Kia Morning or similar city car
1000cc gasoline engine, 2 doors, manual shift, and radio. This car is for a maximum of 2 persons, and is only rented in Santiago. You may seat four people inside this vehicle, but then you will much almost nothing of inside space left for your bags
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 49
Week $ 320
Month $ 1.150
Category BHatchbacks  for rent in Chile
Suzuki Swift or similar subcompact car.
This 1200cc gasoline engine hatchback car category comes equipped with 4 doors, manual shift, two airbags, power assisted steering, air conditioning, and radio. Good vehicle for 2 persons and for driving mainly on asphalt roads.
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 59
Week $ 354
Month $ 1.350
Category C
Sedans  for rent in Chile
Nissan Versa, or similar compact sedan.
This 1600cc gasoline engine car category with trunk comes equipped with manual shift, air conditioning, power assisted steering, airbags, ABS brakes,door locks, and radio. (Ideal car up to four persons). A vehicle that can get you almost anywhere in Chile. It's also pretty economical. In this category we can also offer you an automatic transmission at an extra charge.
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 78
Week $ 468
Month $ 1.590
Category D
Roomy sedans  for rent in Chile
Chevrolet Cruze or similar
Fully equipped roomy sedan with a 1800cc to 2000cc gasoline engine and with automatic transmission. This car category comes with ABS brakes, airbags, doors lock, power and rear view mirrors, and radio.brakes
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 118
Week $ 708
Month $ 2.350
Category E
Vans  for rent in Chile
VAN
Could be a Kia Grand Carnival, or similar luxury fully equipped VAN with 7 or 8 seats and automatic transmission. This VAN comes equipped with air bags, electric windows, doors lock, and ABS brakes as well.
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 175
Week $ 1.050
Month $ 3.090
Category F
Pickup trucks (4x2)  for rent in Chile
Double cabin, four doors pickup truck with simple traction (4x2)
This vehicle comes equipped with manual transmission, power assisted steering, air conditioning, and radio (good vehicle for driving on bad roads due to its high clearance, therefore ideal for Atacama desert and Patagonia)
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 99
Week $ 594
Month $ 1.730
Category G
Pickup trucks (4x4) for rent in Chile
Double cabin (four doors) pickup truck with double traction (4x4)
Comes equipped with manual transmission, power assisted steering, air conditioning, and radio (excellent alternative for off road driving due to its high clearance and four wheel drive option. Excellent for Atacama desert or Patagonia and other off road places)
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 145
Week $ 870
Month $ 2.500
Category H
Small Jeeps  for rent in Chile
Suzuki Vitara 1.600cc, 4x4, 3 doors jeep
Comes equipped with manual transmission, power assisted steering, air condition, and a radio with a CD player (Good vehicle for maximum 3 persons that like off road fun driving).
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 89
Week $ 490
Month $ 1.730
Category I
SUVs  for rent in Chile
SUV 4x4 (Toyota 4 Runner or similar).
Fully equipped, automatic transmission. The best car to rent in Chile, because it provides luxury, high clearance, and four wheel drive…all in one vehicle. This vehicle category obviously has ABS brakes, air bags, and everything that a full equipped car should have.
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 175
Week $ 1.050
Month $ 3.090




Orly hotel Santiago, Chile