1: PUNTA ARENAS / PUERTO NATALES
Arrival to Punta Arenas Airport.
Reception and assistance to board a
scheduled bus service that leaves the
airport at 16.30 (4.30 PM) arriving
to Puerto Natales at 20.00 (8.00 PM).
On route we will be able to appreciate
the Magellanic Pampa steppes, where
you can find sheep, cattle, ostriches
and many other kinds of birds.
From November through to February
the arrival time is 22.00 (10.00 PM)
as we make a visit to the Penguin Colony
of the Ottway Sound.
Arrival to Punta Arenas, the picturesque
town on the shores of the Ultima Esperanza
Sound. Transfer to the hotel in Puerto
2: PUERTO NATALES
Breakfast at the hotel. Early in
the morning, we will board a boat to
sail along the Seno Ultima Esperanza
(Last Hope Sound) towards the Balmaceda
and Serrano glaciers. During the trip,
we will be able to see colonies of cormorants
and sea-wolves. Upon arrival, we will
take a short walk to the surrounding
area of the Serrano glacier, from where
we will be able to admire the impressive
millennial ice mass. Box lunch included.
Return to Puerto Natales at the end
of the afternoon. Transfer to the hotel
in Puerto Natales and overnight.
3: PUERTO NATALES / TORRES
DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure
at 07.30 AM by scheduled service for
the Torres del Paine National Park.
On route we will visit the Milodón
cave. In the park we will see Lake Sarmiento,
Lake Nordenskjold, Amarga Lagoon and
Lake Pehoé. We will be able to
appreciate spectacular views of the
Massif del Paine, Almirante Nieto and
the Torres del Paine granite towers
as well as the local fauna which includes
guanacos, ostriches, foxes, chingues,
caiquenes, black-necked swans, flamingos
and condors. Arrival at approximately
13.00 (1.00 PM). Afternoon free. Overnight
in the hotel in the Torres de Paine
4: TORRES DEL PAINE
/ PUNTA ARENAS
Breakfast at the Hotel. Departure
at 07.15 AM by scheduled bus service
for Punta Arenas. Transfer to the airport
for the departure flight.. Arriving
airport in Punta Arenas at 14:00 hrs.