In this program you will travel the best landscapes of the Chilean Patagonia. You will know the Balmaceda and Serrano glacier and Torres del Paine National Park, declared a national biosphere reserve.
Day 1: Arrival to Punta Arenas
Transfer: Airport Bus station in Punta Arenas
Transfer: Bus station Hotel in Puerto Natales
Day 2: Torres del Paine National Park - Cueva del Milodón Natural Monument - Puerto Natales - Grey Glacier
Full day excursion to Torres del Paine National Park
- Duration: 12 hours
- Includes: Lunch
- Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Puerto Natales
Venture into the prettiest scenery the Eight World Wonder has to offer. Milodón’s Cave will only be the lead-up to the beauties we’ll enjoy in Torres Del Paine National park, like the Great Waterfall, the Grey glacier and the Nordenskjöld and Pehoé lakes.
We will leave from your hotel in Puerto Natales towards the Cueva del Milodón. Upon arrival we will undertake a walk of half an hour to reach the place, where many years ago where discovered the skin and fresh bones of a prehistoric species, the milodón, as well as the remains of other extinct animals, such as the dwarf horse, the bear, the panther and the saber-toothed tiger.
Then we will go to Cerro Castillo, to stop at a coffee house and continue towards the Lago Sarmiento viewpoint. After that we will enter the Torres del Paine National Park. for the Laguna Amarga entrance and walk 15 minutes to the Salto Grande, on the Paine River. At lunch time you will have the option to eat at Lake Pehoé, after which we will continue to Lake Gray, to see the beach and contemplate the glacier in the distance.
Finally we will return to Puerto Natales around 19:30 hrs.
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Day 3: Puerto Natales - Serrano glacier and Balmaceda glacier
Tour of navigation in Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers
- Departure: 07:30
- Duration: 8 hours
- Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel en Puerto Natales
If you want to see the glaciers of Chilean Patagonia, come to O'Higgins National Park and visit the Balmaceda glacier and Serrano glacier in an entertaining navigation through the Patagonian fords.
Departure from your hotel at approximately 06:30 am we will go to the pier of Puerto Natales. On the way it is possible to see the buildings belonging to the Bories refrigerator, which was one of the largest meat processing industries in Patagonia. Also you can see colonies of Imperial Cormorants, a small colony of sea lions and a variety of Coigues, Canelos, Lengas, Ñire, Chilco and El Calafate among others.
The Balmaceda glacier can be seen from the ship, however, to visit the Serrano glacier is necessary to make a 20 minute walk along a path that borders a small lake originated by the melting of the glacier.
14:00: We are back at your hotel.
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Day 4: Transfer to Punta Arenas Airport
Transfer: Hotel Bus station in Puerto Natales
Transfer: Bus station Airport in Punta Arenas
- Transfer to Punta Arenas airport / bus terminal / airport
- Bus ticket Punta Arenas / Puerto Natales / Punta Arenas
- Transfer bus terminal / hotel / bus terminal
- Full day excursion to Torres del Paine National Park
- Navigation through the Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers
- Tickets to the mentioned places
- Bilingual guide (Spanish / English)
- Everything not mentioned in the itinerary
Bring comfortable shoes, jockey, sunglasses, sunscreen, water and comfortable clothes and shelter.
Accommodation is subject to confirmation.
NOTE: Between April and August, this program applies only starting on a Friday or Saturday. This is due to the Balmaceda and Serrano navigation, which only takes place on Sundays during these months.
- Go Chile assumes no responsibility for unpredictable events that may affect the schedule or order of travel programs, such as those caused by weather conditions, road closures or safety measures established by public authorities.