The Best of Chilean Southern Patagonia
6 Days / 5 Nights - per person in double room - Code CTV020
Day 1: Punta Arenas.
Reception at Punta Arenas Airport (we suggest you take the first flight to reach Punta Arenas before 12:00 pm).Transportation to the city and check in in the hotel. At 03:00 pm. app. depart from your hotel to start a City Tour to know the main city attractions, its history, legends and adventures lived by our colonists and native people. A visit to a museum will show us all better. Transportation to your hotel. Lodging.
Day 2: Punta Arenas – Puerto Natales.
Breakfast. At 09:00 am. depart from your hotel heading south toward the Bulnes Fort located at 60 kms (3 ½ hours of excursion). It is a place of a great natural beauty and historical importance. By the afternoon, at 2:00 pm we will pick up you in your hotel to drive you to bus station to board (at 02:30 pm.) the intercity public bus to Puerto Natales (3 hours of trip). Reception at bus station and transportation to hotel. Lodging.
Day 3: Puerto Natales - Torres del Paine National Park.
Breakfast. At 07:30 am departure from your hotel to begin the full-day excursion that will take you first to the imposing Milodon Cave (Natural Monument), and later, the Torres del Paine National Park, where the welcome is a beautiful overview of the Paine Mountain Range. Also we will admire lakes as Sarmiento, Nordenskjold and Pehoe. Its fauna will be present through guanacos and foxes, among others, and big variety of birds of easy observation during the trip. A short trek will take us to a big waterfall called "Salto Grande" which is part of park hidrographical net. Later, retaking the main way, it access to CONAF central office, to continue to the Grey Lake, where after to walk (30 minutes) through a thousand-year forest we will get to its beach to admire a great number leading offs floes from glacier. A box lunch is included in the service. At approximately 07:30 pm return to Puerto Natales. Lodging.
Day 4: Puerto Natales - Sailing to Glaciers. (21 de Mayo Ship)
Breakfast. At 7:45 hrs. transfer from your hotel to local pier. At 8:00 hrs. departure time of maritimal excursión to Balmaceda Glacier and Serrano Glacier. This sailing lasts about 4 hours to Bernardo O'Higgins National Park. During the trip we will be able to observe the first local cattle ranches, cormorants and sea lions colonies, beech forests waterfalls and cliffs, the perfect home of majestic Condor. Once in the park we will get to Monte Balmaceda that show us from its eastern slope the glacier of the same name. Later we will approach land on Puerto Toro docking area, from where we will start a short trek to Serrano Glacier crossing a native forest and the lake's shore. A box lunch type or lunch in Perales ranch is included. At approximately at 05:00 pm return to Puerto Natales city. Transfer to hotel. Lodging.
Day 5: Puerto Natales – Punta Arenas
Breakfast. At morning transfer to bus office to board public intercity bus to Punta Arenas (247 kms / 3:15 hours trip). Reception at bus station and transportation to the hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Lodging.
Day 6: Punta Arenas.
Breakfast. Transportation to the airport (at an hour to be determined).
End of services.