In this program you will visit the best of Chilean and Argentinean Patagonia. We will visit Torres del Paine National Park, we'll navigate the Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers and we are going to cross to Argentina to see Perito Moreno, which is a mass of ice 5 km long.

Day 1: Transfer Punta Arenas airport / terminal de ônibus / hotel em Puerto Natales

Transfer: Airport Bus station in Punta Arenas

Transfer: Bus station in Punta Arenas 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 - El Calafate - Glaciar Perito Moreno

Excursion to Perito Moreno Glacier

  • Departure: 06:30
  • Duration: Full day
  • Includes: Lunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Puerto Natales

Tour from Puerto Natales to visit El Calafate and Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the best landscapes of Argentine Patagonia.

We leave from your hotel at approximately 6:30 am and go to the border to Argentina. Once in the neighboring country, the dominant landscape will be the Patagonian steppe.

During the tour it will be possible to see the distance between Argentino lake and the Santa Cruz River that reaches the Atlantic Ocean. We will arrive to El Calafate and then begin the excursion to the Perito Moreno glacier.

We will arrive to Los Glaciares National Park and climb the stairs that join different viewpoints to see the Perito Moreno. There we have 2 hours to cross the place and see the landscape.

The return to Puerto Natales is done by the same way to take you to your hotel.

19:30 hours: We are back at your hotel.

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

Day 4: Puerto Natales - Serrano glacier and Balmaceda glacier

Tour of navigation in Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers

  • Departure: 06:30
  • 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 5: Punta Arenas - Isla Magdalena

Magdalena Island Tour

  • Departure: 09:00
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel en Punta Arenas

Magdalena Island is home to one of the largest colonies of Magellanic penguins in Chile. We invite you to sail among thousands of these birds that are typical of the southern tip of Chile.

  • Nature
    Very high

Day 6: Transfer to Punta Arenas airport

Transfer: Hotel Bus station in Puerto Natales

Transfer: Bus station in Puerto Natales Bus station in Punta Arenas

Transfer: Bus station Airport in Punta Arenas

Included
  • Transfer to Punta Arenas airport / bus terminal / airport
  • Bus ticket Punta Arenas / Puerto Natales / Punta Arenas
  • Transfer bus terminal / hotel / bus terminal
  • Full day tour to Torres del Paine National Park
  • Navigation through the Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers with lunch at Perales Ranch
  • Excursion to El Calafate and Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Excursion to Magdalena Island
  • Tickets to all the places mentioned
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish / English)
NOT Included
  • Accommodation
  • Everything not mentioned in the itinerary

Recommendations

THIS PROGRAM WORKS FROM OCTOBER UNTIL MARCH

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

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