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Plaza Sotomayor, Valparaiso, Chile
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Interesting Tour

We did the morning tour which was interesting and informative. Our guide worked hard with a large... read more

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Lauren S
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Great intro to Valparaiso

I did the walking tour in Santiago and decided to do one again in Valparaiso. They are always... 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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Plaza Sotomayor, Valparaiso, Chile

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Reviewed today via mobile

We did the morning tour which was interesting and informative. Our guide worked hard with a large group to ensure he spoke to everyone. I did not do the afternoon tour which I know is different but I am not sure how! We enjoyed learning...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I did the walking tour in Santiago and decided to do one again in Valparaiso. They are always interesting and a great way to get aquatinted with the a new place. They offer lots of good tips on where to go, what to eat and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

They make it so easy! Tours in 4 places in Chile: Santiago, Valparaiso, Vinha del Mar, and San Pedro de Atacama and 2 tours a day: 10am and 3pm. No signing up, paying up, filling up, etc. They always have plenty of tour guides and...More

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

Hi linda m, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us feedback! And thanks so much for the super informative description of Tours4Tips. I'm so happy to hear that you had such a nice time with us, and that you really enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First it really is FREE. Obviously tips should be given based on your guides performance. Valparaiso is a very hilly town so expect to be climbing lots of stairs and streets. I'm 60 and in pretty good shape and there were a few times I...More

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

Hi OPDonnyG, Thanks so much for the fab review! I appreciate you pointing out that it really is pay what you wish; we strongly believe in making awesome walking tours available to all travelers. You sure are right about those stairs; they really can knock...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on our experience of Tours4Tips in Santiago, we opted for a morning tour of Valparaíso. It was a drippy, misty morning but this did not put us off and in fact the cooler weather made the walking easier. Our guide was Ida, who was...More

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

Hi liquidgiraffe, Wow! Just from reading this review, I can tell that you are now the Valparaíso expert. I'm so glad that Ida taught you so much, and it sounds like you guys had a blast! I'm happy you mentioned the prison. It is probably...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide was Camilo and he did such a great job. He showed us in the 3pm tour all the highlights and much more. He explained the history very well and even about the more recent history he told very honest the events and the...More

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

Hey Rainer S, Sounds like Camilo really has been doing a fantastic job lately! I must say though, I'm not surprised. He really is a talented guide. I'm so happy to hear that you guys had so much fun and learned so much--those are definitely...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Camilo's informative and fun guide in this Offbeat tour, we had a great time in the hills looking at some fantastic street art and listening to Camilo's stories about Valparaiso. Tour with him if you can!More

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

Hi emptyplusone, I'm so glad to hear that Camilo was able to show you guys such a great time. He is an awesome guy and a fantastic guide! Thanks for taking the time to write such awesome feedback, and thanks as well for the recommendation!...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this tour a little disappointing after having a great experience with the tour in Santiago. We took the 3pm highlights tour and while it is good for walking the most popular streets of Valparaiso, we didn't think that we learned a huge amount...More

Thank Michelle M
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P M, Owner at Tours 4 Tips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Michelle M, First off, I'm so glad you had such a great time in Santiago! I also, however, am very sorry that your experience in Valparaíso was not able to live up to that of the Santiago tour. I also really appreciate your earnest...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 10am tour, without realising that the morning tour is a little more offbeat, with the 3pm taking you to the main tourist hills with all the street art. Camillo our guide was fantastic - we took a public bus (probably wouldnt have...More

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P M, Owner at Tours 4 Tips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Moo499, Wow! Thanks so much for the glowing recommendation! I'm so happy that Camilo was such a fantastic guide (although it doesn't surprise me because he's great!. I'm glad that despite your Spanish skills, you got to experience the bus. It's a super awesome...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very nice to be taken along the curvy and magical streets of Valparaiso, a city full of street art and culture. I could never have discovered thsi city withouth the help of these geniuses who make it possilble. Special thanks to Wally Christian...More

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P M, Owner at Tours 4 Tips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey MEMarzioni, "the curvy and magical streets of Valparaíso"--wow, I don't think I could have described it better myself. It really is an enchanting city, and I'm so happy that you felt that you were able to really immerse yourself in its wonders. And "geniuses?"...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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Response from Tommy B | Reviewed this property |
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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