If you like trekking in the hills, enjoying magnificent views of vineyards, forests and rivers, and want to taste an excellent wine in a historic winery, this is the perfect plan for you!
You will also be delighted with a delicious Chilean country grill and a good wine next to an open fire in an idyllic spot.
Less than an hour’s drive from Santiago de Chile you can enjoy one of the best preserved nature surroundings in the Metropolitan Region. The Hills of Naltahua are located in the Cordón de Cantillana, identified as the number one priority place for biodiversity preservation in the Santiago Metropolitan Region.
We will take a four-hour walk through the most pristine and magical places of Naltahua. Places that you can only visit on a single excursion if they are shown to you by an expert local guide. You will uncover the richness of its flora and discover its surprising fauna. If you are lucky, you might see the condor, the Chilean iguana, the red fox, the puma or the Valeria grumbler lizard.
After enjoying the trek we will delight you with a country roast or “asado” and will have a wine tasting in a historic winery, Viña Undurraga.
Once inside the vineyard, while you walk in between the gripe vines, your guide will explain you the facts that make the winery so interesting. Its past, some Chilean traditions, and its present state.
We will tell you about its development, how it evolved and the technology behind that finally make the wine so excellent. Natural cultivation of the grape vines, with minimal human intervention, results in healthy and mature grapes, a high quality raw material makes the best wines. While walking inside the winery, we will explain you the elaboration process and show you the instalaciones and the cellar. Finally, we will do a wine tasting of tree premium wines.
You will also get the chance to approach the native pre-columbian culture visiting the Undurraga´s Mapuche Museum that recreates the cosmovision and way of life of the prehispanic inhabitants of this central area of Chile.
The tour includes:
- Destination expert local guide
- Private transportation by car or van
- A four-hour trek along the prettiest and most magical places of Naltahua
- Tour in a renown winery and a wine tasting
- Country roast
Don’t miss this experience! We will pick you up at your hotel or apartment around 9:00 am and drop you off around 18:30 – 19:00 pm.