5D/5N | Santiago / Santiago | From January to November
Arrival at the Santiago airport, pick-up and transfer to your hotel. Departure with your English guide for a city tour, that will start with lunch in a local restaurant. Continue through Santiago’s center and highlights – your tour will last approximately four hours and will end at the top of the San Cristobal Hill, where you will have a global view over the Capital. Return to the hotel and settle into your rooms. Free time to rest from your trip. Dinner in the hotel. Night in Santiago.
Breakfast at the hotel. Private transfer to the Santiago airport for your flight to Punta Arenas. Arrival at the Punta Arenas airport, pick-up by your English-speaking guide and visit of the city : Departure for the Cerro lookout, from where you will have a panoramic view over the city and the Magellan Strait. You will then continue downtown, towards the Muñoz Gamero Square, then the Union’s Social Club and the Magellan Monument, where the legend says that touching (or kissing) the tip of the Indian’s foot means that you will return to Punta Arenas. Finally, you will discover the La Cruz hill, where you will again have a beautiful view over the city.
Breakfast at the hotel. Pick-up at your hotel and transfer to the port. Full day expedition, to discover the Serrano and Balmaceda Glaciers. This fjord crossing will take you towards the top of the Balmaceda (2035m), at the bottom of which it seems as if a huge waterfall froze thousands of years ago: this is the Balmaceda Glacier. It is quite impressive to listen to the cracking ice, which breaks off and falls into the otherwise calm motionless fjord. The landscape is a unique mix of green areas, covering the hills and mountains, and of turquoise water that seems to blend into the impressive glaciers. During the cruise, you will be able to see sea lions and cormorants. You will then be able to stop and get off of the boat for a short 1km walk, across a forest of native trees, to reach the bottom of the Serrano Glacier, and appreciate this magnificent work of nature.
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Full-day excursion to the Torres del Paine National Park.
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Pick-up from your hotel and transfer to Puerto Natales’ bus station. Regular bus to the Punta Arenas airport. 3 hours trip. Packed lunch. Flight to Santiago. Arrival at the Santiago airport, pick-up and transfer to your hotel.
Santiago / Santiago
Santiago / Santiago