Santiago, the sprawling capital of Chile is one of the cleanest and safest cities of South America that provides shelter to over 6 million people. It is a cosmopolitan city which is hip, stylish and growing and has one of the most spectacular settings of any city in the world. It has vibrant atmosphere which has ever changing flavors reflecting its prosperity and growth. Ever-present, imposing Andes Mountain can be seen from most points in the city wherever you go with fast-flowing Mapocho River flowing through it provides a spectacular setting to it. Nature is a playground over here with delicious warm, sunny and pleasant climate which makes it a year round destination to enjoy your holidays.
With snow-covered peaks of Andean mountains that provide a perfect backdrop to the city and dominate its skyline, Santiago is a modern metropolis with many landscaped parks and peaceful hilltop sanctuaries make it a delightful destination to visit and enjoy your holidays. So make a plan and book low fare flights to Santiago and enjoy an exciting journey to a beautiful destination.
Green space Parque Metropolitano
Start exploring the beautiful city of Santiago from a Parque Metropolitano which is a must for any traveler who wants to explore the full panoramic views of city. The park is situated on the east of bohemian neighborhood in Bellavista surrounded by Mounts San Cristobal, Piramide, Chacarillas and Bosque de Santiago. This is a thick green area spreading across 400 hectares and at 880 meters above the sea level. In a park visitors can take historical funicular railway of two cars which takes them at an elevation of 485 meters and offers amazing views of city. It is the most visited parks of city and is an ideal place to enjoy jogging, mountain biking, bird watching besides enjoying fantastic views of city.
Skiing at La Parva Ski Resort
Situated just 50 kilometers east of Santiago in Barnechea Mountain ranges along with El Colorado and Valle Nevado, the whole area represents the largest skiable surface in South America which offers variety of attractions to visit. Reaching 2,700 meters of height, its lifts cover 9,673 meters of venue which enables visitors to enjoy skiing on trails where they can also enjoy a great amount of sunshine. A visit to La Parva includes accommodation, delectable cuisines and equipment on rent so the visitors can enjoy their leisure time to the fullest.
Perfect neighborhood Bellavista
Bellavista is a neighborhood of Santiago which has its own unique identity. This place is located between the northern coast of Mapocho River and Mount San Cristobal and shows aristocratic and catholic influences of past. This large area combines most incredible variety of handicrafts and clothing. It has a peculiar architectural style and it seem like a big outdoor museum. One can enjoy strolling through its streets, talk to its people, tasting good food and indulge in vibrant nightlife and have fun. It is also a favorite spot for intellectuals and artists and is one of the important meeting places for Bohemians in Santiago.
Visit the vineyards in Maipo Valley
Don’t miss a visit to significant wine-producing Maipo Valley which is considered home of Chilean wine. It was here wines were first produced in sixteenth century by Spanish missionaries. Some of the respected and established names in Chilean wine such as Concha y Toro and Santa Ritaare located over here. So make a plan and book flight tickets to enjoy most amazing spectacles of city.
Explore Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino
If you want to explore rich cultural heritage of Santiago then do visit Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino. Occupying a lovely old building situated in the center of city that is used to be the Royal Custom House is now a museum which has vast collections of indigenous pottery, jewelry and artifacts that provides joy to its every visitor.