In this program you will travel the best landscapes of the Chilean Patagonia. You will know Punta Arenas, Magdalena island, Magellanic penguins, the Balmaceda and Serrano glacier and Torres del Paine National Park, declared a national biosphere reserve.

Day 1: Arrival in Punta Arenas and transfer to Puerto Natales

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: Boxlunch
  • 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.

  • Physical
    Medium
  • Cultural
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 3: Puerto Natales - Serrano glacier and Balmaceda glacier

Tour of navigation in Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers

  • Departure: 07:30
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Includes: Lunch
  • 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.

17:00: We are back at your hotel.

  • Physical
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 4: Torres del Paine National Park - Puerto Natales - Base Torres viewpoint

Trekking to Base Torres, in Torres del Paine National Park

  • Departure: 07:00
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Includes: Boxlunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Puerto Natales

Hiking to reach Base Torres del Paine, a place that will allow you to witness the 3 massifs: Central, Monzino and Dagostini, Pik and Nido de Cóndores hills. This is one of the best landscapes in the Torres del Paine National Park.

* The day before departure you must attend a briefing that will be given at 7:00 pm at Casa de la Patagonia (Manuel Bulnes 407, Puerto Natales).

We will leave at approximately 7:00 AM from your hotel in Puerto Natales, to go to the Las Torres sector, where Estancia Cerro Paine is located. There we will start our trekking along a path in the direction of the valley, passing by a suspension bridge over the Ascencio River. About 150 meters further on we will take a fork that will take us to Base Las Torres.

We will continue along a zig zag path of marked slope for one hour. We will pass by a slope and after 45 minutes we will arrive at the Chileno campsite, on the bank opposite the river, in the shade of a forest with moderate slope. After just over an hour from the campsite we will reach the foot of the moraine to access the viewpoint through a path of increased slope.

Half an hour later we will reach the eastern end of the lagoon, with a beautiful view of the three towers and Peineta and Nido de Cóndores hills. We will take advantage of the place to enjoy our box lunch, to then return to the starting point. There we will board the vehicle that will take us back to Puerto Natales.

  • Physical
    Very high
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 5: Puerto Natales

Patagonia - Horse Riding at Cerro Dorotea

  • Departure: 09:00
  • Duration: Full day
  • Includes: Lunch
  • Pickup: Hotel em Puerto Natales
  • Dropoff: Hotel in Puerto Natales

Come and discover the Chilean Patagonia on a horseback ride to the hill Dorotea next to a gaucho Magellanic that will tell us the history and its culture. We leave from Puerto Natales and we will ride on horseback three and a half hours through the Patagonian fields.

We all leave from your hotel at approximately 9:00 am to head for the summit of Dorotea Hill on horseback with a guide who is a gaucho of the area and will tell us the traditional history of Patagonia. This mountain represents the natural border between Chile and Argentina. From the top, we have a breathtaking view of Puerto Natales and the Ultima Esperanza fjord.

This horseback ride lasts approximately three and a half hours and the rider experience required is medium - low.

13:00: We return at your hotel in Puerto Natales.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very high

Transfer: Hotel Bus station in Puerto Natales

Transfer: Bus station Hotel in Punta Arenas

Day 6: Punta Arenas

Excursion to Tierra del Fuego and King Penguin Park

  • Departure: 07:30
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Punta Arenas

Come and visit Tierra del Fuego on a full day excursion to King Penguin Park. We will sail through the Strait of Magellan until we reach Porvenir, a town located in the southernmost territory of Chile.

We leave from your hotel at approximately 7:00 am and we head towards the Tres Puentes ferry terminal. From there we sail through the Strait of Magellan for 2 hours until arriving at Tierra del Fuego.

Once in the island, we are making a brief tour of the museum of the city of Porvenir, to know the history of this place.

13:00 pm: We have lunch at a local restaurant.

14.30: We start a tour to the Penguin King Park, a windy area and where we can find the only colony of this species that inhabits the South American continent.

Then we start the trip back to Punta Arenas.

21:30 hours: We are back at your hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very low
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 7: Transfer hotel - Punta Arenas Airport

Transfer: Hotel Airport in Punta Arenas

At the agreed time we will stop by your hotel to take you directly to the Punta Arenas Airport.

Included
  • Transfer to Punta Arenas airport / bus terminal / airport
  • Bus ticket Punta Arenas / Puerto Natales / Punta Arenas
  • Transfer bus terminal Puerto Natales / hotel / bus terminal
  • Bus terminal transfer Punta Arenas / hotel
  • Full day excursion to the Torre del Paine National Park
  • Navigation through the Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers
  • Horseback riding on the hill Dorothea
  • Navigation through Tierra del Fuego and the King Penguin Park
  • Tickets to the mentioned places
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish / English)
NOT Included
  • Accomodation
  • All not mentioned in the itinerary

Recommendations

Bring comfortable shoes, jockey, sunglasses, sunscreen, water and comfortable clothes and shelter.

 

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