Private Valparaiso Tours of This Captivating Chile City Is So Perfecto
The city of Valparaiso is Chile's second largest city and located along the coast, northwest of Santiago. With this city becoming a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003 there are even more perfecto private Valparaiso tours to enjoy.
Valparaiso is a World Heritage Site because of the incredible natural beauty in and around the city, the historical importance it has and the fantastic original architecture. Also, the layout of the city was a factor. All of which should be experienced with recommended guided tours Valpariso
The main allure for many to this particular city is the way it is rough around the edges but still manages to captivate all who visit. The mixture of colour seen in the clifftop houses is well known and is probably the most pictured area of the city because they look like a picture postcard in real life.
The Port of Valparaiso is the country’s leading port and therefore much of the Chile’s exports leave from here. Cruise liners are a regular sight too as they use the port for stopovers,
To travel by Trolleybus can only be done in Valparaiso as it is the only city in Chile that still runs one. Still doing its routes is the World’s oldest and in its original state Trolleybus.
Top 10 Things to Do in Valparaiso
Fascinating Valparaiso Wine-Tasting Tours for a Different Taste of Chile
A popular way to spend a day is on Valparaiso Wine-Tasting Tours. Here you are educated on the winemaking process, get to stroll the vineyards and have 'a few' sips of wine.
Among the top places to visit with Valparaiso sightseeing tours is the La Sebastian Museum. This is one of three houses belonging to the famous poet and writer from Chile, Pablo Neruda. Within the house are lots of wonderful and interesting personal effects and you can explore, at will, all the rooms, nooks and crannies.
Other places and things of interest in Valparaiso are the Baburizza Palace, many museums, Casa’s, Plaza’s, beaches and vineyards. The types of activities that can be experienced and enjoyed on Valparaiso adventure tours include diving, snorkelling, horse riding, fishing, kayaking, wine tasting and the list goes on and on.
Travel Tips for Valparaiso
The best time to go is during September, October, November, December, January, February and March. This is due to these being the warmest months of the year. It can be crowded especially around December and January also it may be more expensive too. April, May, June, July and August are not regarded as the best time but it is still possible visit and do Valparaiso adventure tours or sightseeing tours.
To visit the city of Valparaiso is very reasonable for what you receive. The prices of Valparaiso sightseeing tours will vary throughout the year, but overall they are excellently priced. The cost of an evening meal for two people in a mid-range restaurant, serving traditional and European dishes, will cost as little as US$44 and that includes 3 courses and wine. Accommodation prices vary standard and season.
The best advice and tips for Valparaiso are the same as that for Santiago. It is recommended never to bring valuables or original passports (always have a photocopy instead) on any Valparaiso sightseeing tours. Always be aware of your surroundings in crowded attractions. At night time, you should not walk alone in the dark and stay with the group you head out with on tours.
The weather in Valparaiso is as follows: May, June and July is regarded as the rainy season. The dry seasons January, February, March, November and December. The hottest months, on average, are January and February with temperatures of 23 degrees Celsius. The coldest months are June and July with average low temperatures of 8 degrees Celsius. The month with the most sunlight and daylight hours is January.