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Chile Private Day Tours

Vina del Mar 2340000, Chile
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Ranked #1 of 13 Activities in Vina del Mar
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Owner description: Discover Chile's central region with the top-rated guide of the area! Flexibility, knowledge...
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Owner description: Discover Chile's central region with the top-rated guide of the area! Flexibility, knowledge, humor: this is what Chile Private Tours offers with its personalized tours in English, French or Spanish, especially designed for foreign visitors. Our tours provide the insights of Thomas Poussard, a French journalist who lives and works in Valparaiso since 2006. Thomas will show you Valparaiso, Santiago, the wine country and Chile like no one else does...
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed very much the tour of Valparaiso and Santiago guided by Thomas Poussard on Dec. 18, 2014. We came off the cruise ship that morning in Valparaiso. Thomas picked us up and took us to see the interesting streets with the colorfully painted walls and the many "wall arts" in the old town of Valparaiso. If we had more... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My sons and I spent a wonderful day with Thomas in the Casablanca wine area. Thomas was so accommodating, knowledgable and kind. If I had known earlier how great the experience was going to be I would have contacted him earlier and used Thomas for other excursions as well. Unfortunately we were leaving Vina del Mar later that day. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We booked a 14-day Celebrity cruise in mid March 2014 that sailed from Valparaiso, Chile to Miami. Since this was our first trip to Chile, we decided to go a few days early to do some sightseeing in the area. The plan was to stay in a hotel in the resort community of Via del Mar near the port of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Tom was our tour guide for two days during our February trip to Chile. We travelled one day to the Winery Errazurriz for a tasting and lunch, with a visit to a unique alpaca farm, where you can see the animals, the wool, the machines and the final products. Tom's tours give you the true feel of the Chilean countryside,... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We spent 2 fantastic days with Thomas. Of course we visited very nice things, but Thomas made them even more interesting by his knowledge, comments and friendly attitude. We visited some places that were not in standard tours., where we were the only tourists. Had lunch on very local restaurants. Thomas knows the area even better than native Chilean people.... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Thomas Poussard was our local guide after the 14-day Golden Princess cruise in South America on Feb 15, 2014. When we interacted with him on-line before the booking, he was very responsive within 24 hours all the time and clear in communication on our expectation and the arrangement. When he picked us up at the Valparaise terminal, we realized that... More 

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Surprise, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Thomas Poussard was our tour guide. He was there waiting for us when we left the ship. He took us to Vina de Mar first so that we would avoid crowds. He spoke very good English and so we had no trouble understanding him. He knew a great deal about the country and its history. We had a full day... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I had just finished watching Anthony Bourdain No reservation on Santiago and the Vina del Mar area, and it provided me pleasant thoughts of a great vacation that I experienced. While this review is one year old, the comments are valid and true and I wanted to place my thoughts for other travelers. Many other have the same comments about... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

All the reviews for Chile private day tours are accurate. Thomas Poussard organized our group of 6 for 3 days of touring. Day 1 Santiago highlights, Day 2 Winery in the Casablanca region, lunch in the country and visit to Pablo Neruda's Isla Negra seaside house Day 3 transfer to Valpariso and city walking tour. He is highly knowledgeable of... More 

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Dallas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Thomas met or exceeded our expectations in a full day of touring Isla Negra and the gorgeous Neruda residence; beautiful vina Del Mar, wonderful scenic beach towns, estates and the historic Valparaiso. He is very knowledgeable and thorough. It was a great day.

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