Briefly...

  • Duration 7 days
  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very low
  • Code PPT002
  • Nature
    Very high
  • Nightlife
    N/A

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.

Itinerary

Day 1:

Transfer: Airport in Punta Arenas Hotel in Puerto Natales

We will wait for you at the Punta Arenas airport to head for the bus terminal to Puerto Natales.

Day 2: Torres del Paine National Park - Pehoé Lake - Grey Glacier

Full day Torres del Paine - Panoramic

  • Departure: 07:30
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Includes: Boxlunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Puerto Natales

Come and visit the Torres del Paine National Park that was declared Biosphere Reserve and is considered one of the most attractive park in South America. It is characterized by its nature and by the famous Cuernos del Paine.

Departure from your hotel at 7:30 am approximately with destination to Torres del Paine National Park. Our first destination is the Milodon cave where in 1895 were found remains of prehistoric animals. Here is the history of the first animals and humans who came to this place.

Then we will go to Cerro Castillo to make a little break where you can enjoy the services of snack, cafes and souvenir shops. We will continue our journey to the Torres del Paine National Park, where the first natural scenes that we will appreciate are Sarmiento Lake viewpoint, the Torres del Paine, Cuernos del Paine and the hill Almirante Nieto.Theanimals that you can see are the guanaco, Rhea and condor.

Inside of the Park you will see the Pehoé and Nordenskjöld lake, waterfalls and mountains covered of ice. Then you have to walk 15 minutes to see the jump large, that is an impressive flow of water that falls through a waterfall of 10 meters from Nordenskold to Pehoe lake.

Then we can eat our snack. Later we will walk on the banks of the Grey lake, where it is possible to see the icebergs and the famous Grey glacier. Depending on tourists, return can be made along the same path, or by the new road and drop them off at your accommodation.

19:30 hours: we will be back in your hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 3: Serrano glacier and Balmaceda glacier

Tour of navegation in Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers

  • Departure: 08:00
  • Duration: 10 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 08:00 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.

18:30: We are back at your hotel.

  • Physical
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 4: Puerto Natales

Patagonia - Horse Riding in Puerto Natales

  • Departure: 09:00
  • Duration: Full day
  • 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 in Puerto Natales Bus station in Punta Arenas

Day 5: Punta Arenas

Excursion to Tierra del Fuego and King Penguin Park

  • Departure: 07:30
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Includes: Lunch
  • 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 7:30 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.

19:00 hours: We are back at your hotel.

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

Day 6: Punta Arenas

City Tour Punta Arenas

  • Departure: 10:00
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Punta Arenas

We offer you a full city tour in Punta Arenas, one of the most important cities in Chilean Patagonia.

We leave from your hotel at approximately 10:00 am, our first stop will be in Cerro de la Cruz, where you can see a panoramic view of Punta Arenas with its colorful roofs, the Strait of Magellan and at the bottom of the landscape, Tierra del Fuego island. In this stop our local guide will give you all the information about the city.

The route continues through the streets of the city until arriving at the Plaza de Armas, place that is surrounded by colonial buildings. In addition there is the monument to Hernando de Magallanes and you can buy local handicrafts. We will visit the Nao Victoria Museum, replica of the boat occupied by the Portuguese navigator Hernando de Magallanes.

Finally we are going to the northern sector of the city where there are a lot of monuments, such as the Monument to the Ovejero, Croata Square, Antoine de Saint Exupery Square and different neighborhoods of Punta Arenas.

13:30: We will be back at your hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very low

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.

Recommendations

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

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