$7,200.00

From: $3,600.00 p.p.

Come join our “Exploring Patagonia Tour”! Patagonia offers dramatic sceneries and a great variety of wildlife: come and meet the guanacos, over 100 bird species, penguins and the occasional puma in the Torres del Paine National Park.

Exploring Patagonia – 5 nights

Come join our Exploring Patagonia Tour! Patagonia covers an impressive varied territory at the end of South America which includes Chile as well as Argentina. It offers dramatic sceneries and a great variety of wildlife: come and meet the guanacos, over 100 bird species, penguins and the occasional puma in the Torres del Paine National Park.  Also, Patagonia is a land of rocky mountains, vast glaciers, deep fjords, rolling pampas, rushing rivers and dense forests. The locals are gracious and friendly, the horses are steady and the condors fly above your head! People often have the impression they step back into time. You have to take a national flight to Punta Arenas, where a bus or private vehicle will bring you to Puerto Natales. In our Exploring Patagonia Tour you will see all the highlights!

Itinerary

Day 1 Santiago –> Puerto Natales

Private transfer from Punta Arenas airport to Puerto Natales.
On our way we stop for lunch at a traditional Patagonian ranch. Here the local family will receive us for a traditional  Patagonia style BBQ “asado al palo”. After lunch we enjoy a tour of the ranch and witness the sheep shearing.  Upon arrival at your hotel in Puerto Natales treat yourself to a glass of world famous Chilean wine. (Lunch included)
Accomodation in a Boutique Hotel in Puerto Natales with private bathroom
 

Day 2 Puerto Natales: Torres del Paine National Park

Full day excursion to Torres del Paine National Park. This is a two hour journey crossing the pampa Patagonica. Arrival at Torres del Paine by main entrance of Amarga lake. Today we travel through the national park visiting the main attractions; Nordenskjold lake, Pehoe Lake and Salto Grande. Lunch will be served at the restaurant of Pehoe camp located in front to the paine Massif. We continue to Serrano river area to enjoy more spectacular views. (Breakfast & Lunch included)
Accomodation in a Boutique Hotel in Puerto Natales with private bathroom

Day 3 Puerto Natales: Lago Grey & Milodon Cave

After breakfast we head to Lago Grey. Here you have 2 options:
1) Catamaran Boat trip & Milodon Cave
Here you will navigate aboard of the Grey III catamaran. Two hours navigation / Ice Hiking on this magical lake surrounded by ice bergs. The boat does a circuit right up to the front of the glacier whilst you stand on deck sipping your pisco sour served with glacier ice! Lunch at Grey Hotel. In the afternoon we drive back to Puerto Natales visiting Milodon cave. (Breakfast & Lunch included)

2) Ice Hike & Catamaran Boat trip

We use the zodiac to reach the west side if the Grey Glacier. After disembarking,we walk for an hour till we reach the ice. Before starting out Ice Hike, our guide gives us a safety briefing and explanation of the correct use of the equipment. Then we start our adventure to explore the Grey Glacier by foot. During our hike we can observe cracks, rivers, lagoons and tunnels, each with a different tone of blue. After an approximately 3 hour hike, we return to to zodiac and return to base camp.
After lunch we navigate for about 2 hours on the Grey III catamaran, after which you will be returned to your hotel in puerto Natales. (Breakfast & Lunch included)
 Accomodation in a Boutique Hotel in Puerto Natales with private bathroom 

Day 4 Puerto Natales: Local Day at an Estancia

Today we enjoy a full day at a local Estancia at a short drive from Puerto Natales. It’s located in an unspoiled area with lot of wildlife. Once at the Estancia, we meet our horses, pack our bags and ride through the extensive pampas. We ride through beech forest, pass waterfalls and admire stunning vistas of the Laguna Sofia and ancient rock formations . For lunch, we ride back to the Estancia where  you will enjoy a Chilean asado (BBQ) or another delicious meal.  In the evening transfer back to Puerto Natales. (Breakfast & Lunch included)
Accomodation in a Boutique Hotel in Puerto Natales with private bathroom 

Day 5 Puerto Natales: Half Day Kayaking

A fun and relaxing day exploring Puerto Prat. You will paddle along the Eberhard Fjord and enjoy the breathtaking views from a privileged point of view.  We stop for a brief visit at Villa Luisa where Capitan Eberhard chose to live with his family at the end of the 19th century.  In total, you will spend about 4 hours paddling exploring this magnificent fjord.
We return by van back to Puerto Natales. (Breakfast & Lunch included)
Accomodation in a Boutique Hotel in Puerto Natales with private bathroom 

Day 6 Puerto Natales –> Santiago

Take the morning to relax or explore the local shops in Puerto Natales. In the early afternoon, a driver will take you to the airport for your flight back to Santiago.

Availability

This tour is available September till April

Recommendations

If you want to spend the night in Santiago before, please find here our recommendations for restaurants & hotels. Also, if you would like to do some tours around Santiago, please have a look at our various activities.

Additional information

What’s included?

2 x Private Transfers, 5 x Breakfast, 5 x Lunch, Accomodation, Excursions as described, Tour Transport, Bilingual guide

What's not included?

Domestic flights, Dinner, Health Insurance, Travel insurance, Trip cancellation insurance

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