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ToursByLocals in Santiago offers private tours in Santiago, Valparaiso, Maipo Valley and the surrounding regions. Your experienced local guide will show you Santiago's highlights, but also take you to explore and experience the vibrant culture...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Santiago, Chile
+1 604-777-4141
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend a day with Juan touring Valparaiso and Vina del Mar on the 26th Oct 2018. Juan is a competent guide who makes our day trip interesting and make the trip enjoyable. His 4 wheel drive is clean and speckless while his vehicle handling...More

Thank RichardChin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Victor was an amazing guide and I would recommend him without hesitation. Rather than Valparaiso, we arranged for Victor to give us a walking tour of Santiago. Victor was very knowledgeable & knew all the places to take us to. We finished at a traditional...More

Thank rds9298
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We spent two (2) wonderful days with Leo touring Valparaiso, Vina Del Mar and Cajon del Maipo. First, Leo is a great guy! Very funny. Enjoyable conversation and an excellent tour guide. He was on-time both days and was very nice for supplying water for...More

Thank MichaelO177
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We booked Roberto online while in Easter Island (with lousy internet) and had no requests regarding itinerary except a very open-ended Valparaiso and surrounds. Roberto arrived early to meet us at our airport hotel. His 4x4 car fitted the 4 of us comfortably. We drove...More

Thank Robin P
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Tour with Juan Carlos was FUN, interesting and very easy to personalize based on what we wanted. My husband and I were in Santiago on vacations and wanted to go to the top/well-known wineries in Maipo Valley and in overall Chile, Santa Rita and Concha...More

Thank nilkamarie
VanBCLocal, Manager at Tours by Locals, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

We love hearing about friendships forming while on tour! So much nicer than the student/lecturer format that often happens in larger group tours. Thanks so much for taking the time to share your review here on TripAdvisor. :)

Reviewed 30 August 2018

Among the tours we did as part of a long weekend in Santiago were two tours conducted by Tours By Locals guides. Since this was our first time using them, although all the guide references were extremely positive, we chose two different guides just in...More

Thank ROCescapee
VanBCLocal, Manager at Tours by Locals, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you for your detailed and thoughtful review! It's a great idea to hire two different guides, even if both of them are excellent, as it gives you two different individual's perspectives on the place you're traveling. (Plus the chance to make two new friends!)...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018

Hugo completely exceeded our expectations! He helped us create a custom tour based on the things we wanted to do, where we wanted to go and when we wanted to do it. Very flexible and helpful in selecting wineries, restaurants and sites. He showed us...More

Thank BEnglishman
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We spent a wonderful day exploring Viña del Mar and Valparaíso with Roberto. The car was really comfortable and clean. He welcomed us with bottles of water and provided lots of explanation during the entire day. He offered options for walking in Valparaíso and brought...More

Thank SimD2000
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Leoncio was wonderful. He and his son were waiting when we came out of customs, as promised, and we had a comfortable ride for the remainder of the day in their van. We had an excellent overview of the city of Santiago including breakfast at...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Our tour with Victor was a highlight of our South American adventure. He is very knowledgable and professional and has outstanding people skills. Victor adapted the tour to meet our needs for our short stay in Valparaiso. All communication was timely and pertinent. Would highly...More

Thank AM H
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Response from VanBCLocal_Sara | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, our guides can do this transfer. Please feel free to send any of them a request through the website for this particular service.