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Plaza Sotomayor, Valparaiso, Chile
+56 2 2570 9939
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Valparaiso Offbeat - Do this too!

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City Walking Tour Valparaiso

What more to say, really? After the experience in Santiago, this was irrestible, and well worth the... read more

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"Pay What You Want" Walking Tours Everyday of the week at 10am and 3pm in Valparaíso, Chile. We meet at Plaza Sotomayor every day of the week. Our guides wear red and white striped t-shirts like the children's book 'Where is Wally' or 'Where's Waldo' on some countries, so it is easy to find us. The tour is a 2,5 hour highlights walk through the city.
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Plaza Sotomayor, Valparaiso, Chile
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Reviewed yesterday

We did an introduction to Valparaiso tour in the afternoon and thought we might be doubling up by doing this the following day but only a tiny bit of overlap. The tours takes some local transport, bus and trolley bus, which is really interesting and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

What more to say, really? After the experience in Santiago, this was irrestible, and well worth the time and money. These folks are deep, informed, knowledgeable and even entertaining. What more to ask for. Thus, very, highly recommended. Do it.More

Thank Frank F
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P M, Owner at Tours 4 Tips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hey Frank F, Awesome! So glad that not only did you take the tour in Santiago, but you liked it so much you did another tour in Valpo as well. Your words truly mean a lot to us. We are a small, sustainable tourism start-up...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Registered the previous day and took the bus from Santiago to Valparaiso for the 10am tour. Took a trolley bus from the bus terminus to Plaza Sotomayor for 270 pesos. Arrived early and was surprised that the weather was not as warm as Santiago(30 degrees...More

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P M, Owner at Tours 4 Tips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Sluimtl514, Wow--thank you so much for your kind words. That was so nice of you to give such a generous tip to Ayda, and I am so happy that you felt that it truly was an enriching and fun experience. And man, are you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took both tours and we were lucky to have Andrea as our guide, she was awesome and explained everything about Valparaíso in a very fun and charismatic way. I highly recommend the Tours 4 Tips because you can get to know a lot in...More

Thank MariFerSantos
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P M, Owner at Tours 4 Tips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hey MariFerSantos, Wow--so happy you were able to take BOTH the tours! You must have really had a great time. I could not agree more with you--T4T truly is a fun and intelligent way to get to know a town, and I'm very glad you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can recommend the Valparaíso highlights tour. Our guide Romi was lovely, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and good fun. The tour takes in the main parts of the city and some fantastic street art. It is also a great way to orient yourself if you have plans...More

Thank hapitraveller
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P M, Owner at Tours 4 Tips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi hapitraveller, I couldn't agree more with your comments! Our tours are 100% a great way for visitors to get well acquainted with the city. I'm so happy that Romi was so lovely as a guide--that's fantastic to hear. If you want to hang out...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I did the 3pm tour with Andrea. She was lovely, explained everything, answered questions and took us at the perfect pace. We now feel like we’ve had a great insight into Val so thank you very much. We would definitely use you...More

Thank Rob D
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P M, Owner at Tours 4 Tips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Rob D, So glad you had a good time! Andrea is an absolutely fabulous person; I agree with you 100%. Valpo is perhaps my most favorite city in the world, and it makes me so happy to know that visitors are loving it just...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide Ayda was super enthusiastic and knew a lot about the city. We did the 10am tour which really helped us to get a feel for the place. It took just over 3 hours and was very enjoyable. Would recommend it to people arriving...More

Thank shellster995
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P M, Owner at Tours 4 Tips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi shellster995, Thanks so much for giving us feedback, and I’m glad you enjoyed the tour. Ayda is an absolutely fantastic guide; she really is the Valpo expert. If you want to get in on more fabulous walking tours, be sure to check us out...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great concept and what a great tour! Thanks to our great tour guide Romina, who took us around Valparaiso on the 3pm tour today, we learnt a lot about Valparaiso, Chile and South America. Really informative tour, with lots of great picture opportunities,...More

Thank MrLovely
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P M, Owner at Tours 4 Tips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey MrLovely, I am so thrilled that you enjoyed the tour so much. Valparaiso is an absolutely spellbinding city, as I’m sure you already know by now. We’d be overjoyed to have you on our other tours--where your guides will be just as awesome and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think our guide was pretty good, I think his name was Diego. But some of the places we stopped at were very noisy and without any kind of speaker I saw that not only me struggled to hear anything the guide was saying. But...More

Thank Sari S
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P M, Owner at Tours 4 Tips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sari, I'm glad that you felt like it was a good tour, and that the guide was good. You're right--sometimes it does get noisy, and that makes it difficult to hear. I am very grateful for your feedback, and it will help us improve...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took both tours and were very pleased. We got to ride funiculars and the roller coaster bus! What an experience! My friend's cell phone was stolen while on the roller coaster bus, so be careful. However our guide was very helpful. She got my...More

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P M, Owner at Tours 4 Tips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi occasionaltraveler97, That’s so terrible that your friend got her cell phone stolen! It’s great to hear that the guide handed it so well and that she was able to cancel her service. On the bright side, it sounds like you had quite the day...More

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ToMio C
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Response from Roberta J | Reviewed this property |
Typical amounts paid on the day we were there were in the $10-$20 US range. Just remember, you will need cash because they do not take credit cards. I believe you can pay is US dollars of in pesos.
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Starts at the port, covers main square then up the cerro concepcion and covers the main buildings and set up there then across to cerro alegre before descending for the finale back near the plaza sotomayor
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As far as I know, the tours4tips are every day, rain or shine.
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