Fundacion Basura: Santiago Walking Tour: Explore Multicultural Neighborhoods

Santiago Walking Tour: Explore Multicultural Neighborhoods

Santiago, Chile

Fundacion Basura

Foundation

2 hours
From$37 USDper person

Fundacion Basura raises awareness about the importance of responsible environmental practices.

Tour Highlights

  • Discover Chile’s capital and help support sustainability practices.
  • Visit the La Vega central market and learn about different sustainability programs.
  • Bring back home a unique, eco-friendly, and reusable bag.

Tour revenue will be invested in awareness programs and sustainable tourism projects.

Tour Details

  • Frequency

    Friday - Sunday

  • Start Time

    9:30 AM

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Good For

    Adults

  • Languages

    English, Spanish, German

  • Tour Participants

    5 to 10

  • Difficulty

    Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)

  • Clothing & Equipment

    Comfortable shoes for walking

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Yes

  • This org is new to the travel industry

    Your visit will make an extra impact! Expect off the beaten path conditions.

Tour Description

This two hour tour with a sustainable twist will introduce you the fascinating multicultural and social aspects of Chile's capital, Santiago. Get a chance to see the Estación Mapocho, a historically-significant train station that has today transformed into Santiago’s thriving cultural hub. Then, explore La Vega, Santiago's bustling central market conveniently situated by the Mapocho River. Here, you can find everything from fresh produce to specialty juices among hundreds of stalls and vendors. During your tour, you will also learn about environmentally-friendly practices and receive a unique, waste-reducing reusable bag. This is an experience you won't want to miss if you're interested in both ecological conservation and having fun!

Vetted & Visited By

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Ribbon ambassador
Luis Garcia
July 30, 2016

1 Visitor Review

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    Lauren Wittig ●  Jul 7, 2017

    It was an absolutely amazing day! Thanks so much to all of you for a great experience!!! Such amazing work you are doing. Thanks a million!!!

Tour Start Address

Centro Cultural Estación Mapocho, Santiago, Chile

How To Get There

Subway stop Puente Cal y canto, line 2

More About Fundacion Basura

Mission

To create environmental awareness within the society for people to live without trash.

Main Programs

  • Zero Trash Challenge events

  • Educational program to create change agents: Zero Trash Academy

  • Acknowledgment of products and services to organizations: Zero Trash Certificate