SOUTHERN CHILE SPECIAL AND DIFFERENT
- 12 days – 11 nights - Half board – English speaking guide
- Operates with min. 2 passengers. Private or S.I.B. transport
- Season : October 15 to March 30
- Includes breakfast and MAP 12 meals / Flights are not included.
Day 1: Welcome to Santiago at Arturo Merino Benitez Airport. Transfer in to
Hotel. Dinner and overnight in Santiago.
Day 2: Early morning tour to visit Chile’s capital, museums, monuments and squares. Afternoon free for personal activities. Evening meal at a typical Chilean restaurant with show included. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Santiago.
Day 3: Transfer out for flight to Puerto Montt, in the Chilean lake district. Welcome at El Tepual airport and transfer in to our Hotel. Afternoon free. Dinner at a typical restaurant where local food of fish and shellfish is served. Overnight in Puerto Montt.
Day 4: Today we shall enjoy an all day excursion to Vicente Perez Rosales National Park and Petrohué Falls, landscaped by snow capped volcanoes deep blue lakes and native forests. Lunch during the tour. In the evening we return to Puerto Montt. Overnight in Puerto Montt.
Day 5: Transfer out for flight to the Austral city of Punta Arenas, southern most city of Chile on the Straits of Magellan. Welcome at airport and transfer to our Hotel. Evening excursion to the Otway sound Penguin Colony. Welcome to Patagonia dinner at our Hotel. Overnight in Punta Arenas.
Day 6: Today we start northbound towards the town of Puerto Natales, on the way we visit the Ñandú Park. We continue northbound arriving during the evening at the Torres del Paine National Park. Dinner and overnight at our Hostel.
Day 7: Full day tour of the park,a spectacular nature reserve with a stunning mountain scenery, where it is possible to observe herds of guanaco, flocks of pink flamingos, condors , large patagonia hares and rheas. Picnic lunch included. Evening return to our Hostel. Overnight in the park.
Day 8: Transfer to the Serrano river area to start our floating tour from Torres del Paine to Bernardo O’higgins National Park, viewing mountains and glaciers from the Patagonian Ice Cap. We arrive at Hosteria Monte Balmaceda on Puerto Toro, our lodge for the night, with a beautiful view of Balmaceda Mountain and Glacier Serrano. Lunch, dinner and overnight at the Hostel. Afternoon free for hikes or optional tours.
Day 9: Morning free for walks or optional tours. During the afternoon we return to Puerto Natales, sailing the Last Hope sound. Dinner and lodging at our Hotel.
Day 10: Return to Punta Arenas, arriving midday. Afternoon city tour visiting monuments museums and square. Dinner and lodging at our Hotel.
Day 11: Transfer out to airport for flight to Santiago. Transfer in to our Hotel, dinner and Lodging.
Day 12: Morning free. Transfer out to airport for flight home.