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Address: Vina del Mar 2340000, Chile
Phone Number: +56 9 8172 4441
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Description: Discover Chile's central region with the top-rated guide of the area...
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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Wonderful day - last day of 27 day trip in So. America

Our day with Thomas was fantastic! We saw sights in Renaca, Con Con, Vina del Mar, and Valparaiso that we had no idea even existed. Thomas was an excellent guide - gave us lots... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Anaheim, United States
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  • Portuguese first
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Anaheim, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Our day with Thomas was fantastic! We saw sights in Renaca, Con Con, Vina del Mar, and Valparaiso that we had no idea even existed. Thomas was an excellent guide - gave us lots of information about the history and culture of the area. He took us to an excellent spot for lunch and recommended items for us to try... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We requested a 'non-tourist' tour and Thomas perfected it, taking in Santiago, Vina del Mar and Valparaiso. Thomas is most knowledgeable, relaxed, informative, helpful and considerate to ones needs and communication prior to meeting was excellent. Would most definitely recommend and if you are not sure what you want from your visit to Chile, simply email him. You will find... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

What a delightful day we spent exploring Santiago and soaking in the history of this vibrant and artistic city founded over five hundred years ago. All of this was made possible with the good humor, quick wit and vast knowledge imparted to us by Thomas Poussard, tour guide extraordinaire. My friend and I were heading towards Valparaiso for a cruise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The itinerary was great. Both luncheon was excellent. In addition, Thomas Poussard is an excellent tour guide. He is thorough, polite and very knowledgeable of Chile' history, geography and culture. Ted Chiang

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Plymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We arrived in Valparaiso on board a cruise ship and Thomas was waiting for us on the dock side. We had booked Thomas for 2 x 1 day tours, the first was a tour of Valparaiso, Vina del Mar and Santiago and the second was a trip from Santiago to Portillo in the high Andes and onto the frontier with... More 

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Vonore, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We arrived in Valparaiso off of a cruise ship on a Friday. Thomas met us in his car at the terminal and loaded our large amount of luggage and off we went. We spent one day touring Vina del Mar and Valparaiso. Thomas took us to ocean views, the flower clock, the Easter Island statue and Rodin sculpture and drove... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Thomas was an excellent tour guide and showed us all the site that we wanted to see, but hadn't heard of yet. He introduced us to a great restaurant on the side of the hill that we would have never wondered into. He knows a bunch of the locals, speaks english well (is a French transplant). It's been a while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I was most pleased with the service, advice and flexibility from Thomas. He was very knowledgable and was able to tailor the private tour to suit my needs. Even allowing a gift-shop stop when the opportunity arose. It certainly made the next few days in Viña when it came to navigating my way around and knowing a bit more about... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Six of us booked a tour of Valparaiso and Vena del Mar and transfer to Santiago with Thomas Poussard. The tour was excellent and Thomas proved to be a knowledgeable, interesting and extremely nice tour guide. He provided an excellent itinerary, answered all our questions and was most responsive to our requests. He met us promptly as we debarked from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We spent two days exploring Santiago and Valparaiso, Chile with Thomas as our guide. He was very interesting and knowledgeable and quite entertaining! Loved every minute. We learned about the history and people of the area and had fun doing so. Thanks Thomas!

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