Small-Group Tour of Portillo Ski Center and Inca Lagoon from Santiago

Small-Group Tour of Portillo Ski Center and Inca Lagoon from Santiago
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$41.5
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

Located approximately 2 hours north of Santiago, near the city of Los Andes, lies the beautiful town of Portillo. You don’t want to miss this if you love snow and nature. Portillo surprises many with the beauty of the valley in which is located, a big lagoon called “Laguna del Inca” (Inca’s Lagoon) associated with a beautiful legend that inspires love to first time visitors of Portillo.

The tour starts from your hotel or address on the districts of Providencia, Las Condes, Vitacura and Santiago Centro, or in a meeting point inside the same districts with an air-conditioned van and a maximum of 8 people per tour to offer more personalized attention and the best communication between passengers and the guide.

On this tour you will head north from the city of Santiago taking Los Libertadores highway until the first stop to a giant monument that pertains to one of the most important episodes of Chilean history. You will continue on the road, crossing the Chacabuco Tunnel, to the Aconcagua valley- declared the last winery valley of the country. On the road you will see Mount Aconcagua which has the tallest summit of the western and southern hemisphere. You will get to meet the official pet of Portillo Ski Center, a big St Bernard, which welcomes you to the start of your visit.

You have free time to visit the ski resort and the marvelous Inca Lagoon which is located between the mountains, which has a beautiful history about an Incan King attached to it. Also you can take the ski lift and enjoy a lunch with a beautiful view of the lagoon (activities and lunch not included).

Around 6:00pm you will be brought back to your hotel in Santiago.

Located approximately 2 hours north of Santiago, near the city of Los Andes, lies the beautiful town of Portillo. You don’t want to miss this if you love snow and nature. Portillo surprises many with the beauty of the valley in which is located, a big lagoon called “Laguna del Inca” (Inca’s Lagoon) associated with a beautiful legend that inspires love to first time visitors of Portillo.