Patagonia Argentina Chile (20 days)

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Patagonia is as vast as it is diverse. This tour offers the opportunity to experience the highlights of Patagonia on both sides of the Andes, in Chile and in Argentina, even the lesser known, but not lees interesting regions on the Carretera Austral or the Pumalin Park in Northern Patagonia. The tour will always focus on hiking and discoveries!
The ideal time to visit Patagonia is the summer that in the south goes from October to April; From January to February will be high season. Beware though, the weather in Patagonia is unpredictable - there you can experience four seasons in one day even in summer!

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  • 1
    Day

    Arrival in Santiago de Chile and City Tour

    Overnight: Santiago de Chile
    In the morning, you will meet your guide at the "Arturo Merino Benitez" airport in Santiago and go straight to the hotel. After checking in, you will visit the center of the Chilean capital - the tour will start at the historic Presidential Palace "La Moneda", your walk will continue through the city center by discovering the Plaza de Armas, the Main Square and center of the city. At noon, as many Chileans do, you may eat at Mercado Central, which is famous for the delicious seafood (optional lunch). The tour will continue to the San Cristobal Hill a panoramic city park at an altitude of 800m. From there you will enjoy a great view of Santiago with the Andes peaks on the background; from there you will see the real size of the metropolis.
    In addition, on this day, your guide will give you a briefing for your journey where all your doubts will be clarified.
  • 2
    Day

    Santiago - Punta Arenas

    Overnight:
    Today, head straight for Patagonia - drive to the airport and fly to Punta Arenas.
    Here on the southernmost tip of Patagonia begins the journey of your adventure!
    Arrived in Punta Arenas, you will be given free time to get a first impression of the once so important trading city. In good weather conditions, you may enjoy wonderful views of the Strait of Magellan and of the Land of Fire. In the afternoon, you will visit the penguin reserve of Seno Otway, where hundreds of penguins hatch their young. There you will have the opportunity to see these wild animals from a very close up, with some luck you will get the chance to take memorable photos!
    Pajaros
  • 3
    Day

    Punta Arenas - Puerto Natales

    Overnight: Puerto Natales
    A private transfer takes you to the bus terminal of Punta Arenas. It takes a three hours’ drive to take the bus across the Pampa to the small town of Puerto Natales, right on the fjord of the Last Hope. Once there, you will meet meet with your guide who will give you the latest tips for the next days at the Torres Del Paine national Park. The rest of the day will be at leisure.
  • 4
    Day

    Puerto Natales - Milodon - National Park Torres del Paine

    Overnight: Torres del Paine
    In the morning, you will travel from Puerto Natales to the Torres del Paine National Park. The Paine Massif is a landmark of Patagonia and a highlight of any tour in Chile. On the way into the park, you will stop at the huge Milodon cave, which is notable for the discovery of a giant ground sloth called Milodon Darwini. Once you arrive at the national park, you will take a catamaran over the turquoise waters of the Lago Pehoé to cross to the other side. During the trip, you will have the best views of the Paine massif formed by the winds. On the other side, you will start your approx. 4-hour hike in the direction of your hostel. During the hike, you will slowly approach the gray glacier and will always have different views of the shimmering blue lake at its feet. After dinner from your accommodation, you can still walk to a viewpoint to observe the nearby glacier.
    Your accommodation will be set in a rustic mountain lodge with multi-bedded rooms and shared bathrooms, or on request in one of the tents at the adjacent campsite. You can leave your heavy luggage at the hotel in Puerto Natales, to be able to go hiking around the park on a lite backpack.
    Montañas rocosas
  • 5
    Day

    National Park Torres del Paine: Grey Glacier - Puerto Natales

    Overnight: Puerto Natales
    In the morning, you will travel from Puerto Natales to the Torres del Paine National Park. The Paine Massif is a landmark of Patagonia and a highlight of any tour in Chile. On the way into the park, you will stop at the huge Milodon cave, which is notable for the discovery of a giant ground sloth called Milodon Darwini. Once you arrive at the national park, you will take a catamaran over the turquoise waters of the Lago Pehoé to cross to the other side. During the trip, you will have the best views of the Paine massif formed by the winds. On the other side, you will start your approx. 4-hour hike in the direction of your hostel. During the hike, you will slowly approach the gray glacier and will always have different views of the shimmering blue lake at its feet. After dinner from your accommodation, you can still walk to a viewpoint to observe the nearby glacier.
    Your accommodation will be set in a rustic mountain lodge with multi-bedded rooms and shared bathrooms, or on request in one of the tents at the adjacent campsite. You can leave your heavy luggage at the hotel in Puerto Natales, to be able to go hiking around the park on a lite backpack.
    Glaciar Grey
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What is included in this trip?

Day 1: Santiago de Chile
  • Private TRANSVIP transfer from accommodation to the airport in Santiago (SCL)
  • Transport for city tour in Santiago
  • Local guide in Santiago for city tour (English)
  • Briefing in English about the itinerary of the tour
  • Accommodation in Santiago + Breakfast
Day 2:
  • Private TRANSVIP transfer from accommodation to the airport in Santiago (SCL)
  • Flight from Santiago de Chile (SCL) to Punta Arenas (PUQ)
  • Private transfer from apt. in Punta Arenas (PUQ) to accommodation in Punta Arenas
  • Private transfer from accommodation in Punta Arenas to visit Nao Victoria and Seno Ottaway and back to Punta Arenas accommodation
  • Local guide in Punta Arenas (English)
  • Entry fees to Nao Victoria and Seno Ottaway as well as toll charges
  • Accommodation in Punta Arenas + Breakfast
Day 3: Puerto Natales
  • Transfer privado hospedaje al terminal de bus Punta Arenas
  • Pasajes bus regular Punta Arenas a Puerto Natales
  • Private transfer to accommodation in Puerto Natales from the bus terminal
  • Briefing in English about the National Park Torres del Paine
  • Accommodation in Puerto Natales + Breakfast
Day 4: Torres del Paine
  • Private transfer from accommodation in Puerto Natales to Milodon in the National Park of Torres del Paine
  • Visit to the Grotto of Milodon (entry fees included)
  • Voucher for the National Park Torres del Paine
  • Catamaran sailing in the National Park of Torres del Paine (Pudeto - Paine) (for pax /TC)
  • Refuge Grey; bunk bed, sleeping bag and breakfast (pax/TC)
Day 5: Puerto Natales
  • Navigation with ship Grey 2 from Refuge to Hotel at the Grey Lake Pier(OWR)
  • Private transfer from Lake Grey to accommodation in Puerto Natales
  • Accommodation in Puerto Natales + Breakfast
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