Chilean Patagonia 5 days / 4 nights
Day 1 Santiago de Chile
Arrive in Santiago, Capitol of Chile. Transfer to the hotel. Afternoon half day city tour: visiting the main attractions of Santiago de Chile: Bernardo O´Higgins Avenue (also called “Alameda”), the Providencia District, the Cerro San Cristóbal, Metropolitano Park, Forestal Park, the Bellas Artes Museum, Armas Square with its cathedral, Town Hall of Santiago. The tour continues its way to the most antique area of Santiago, where there are amazing mansions of different styles. Return to the Hotel.
Day 2 Santiago / Punta Arenas / Puerto Natales
Transfer to the local airport for flight to Punta Arenas. Upon arrival continue transfer to Puerto Natales. Upon arriving in Puerto Natales, transfer to your hotel.
Day 3 Puerto Natales / Paine / Puerto Natales
Today we will take a full day Tour of Torres del Paine: the tour starts very early in the morning from Puerto Natales. This tour covers a great portion of the park through the different roads that surround the mountain mass. Once in the National Park “Torres del Paine”, we will be able to enjoy its particular relief, rough geography, its lakes, flora and fauna, which make an ideal spot for the ecotourism and adventure sports practice. The amazing landscape is owed to the earth movements that took place 12 million years ago, which gave rise to amazing peaks like el Monte Paine Grande, Los Cuernos del Paine and Torres el Paine, where glaciers can typically be found. We will also visit the Nordenskjoldm Lake, from where the imposing “Cuernos”(horns) and its majestic landscape can be observed. Later on, we continue to the Grey Glacier, where we will make a walk by the lake, watching the glacier, and enjoying the sighting of the ice floes that are detached from the glacier.
Day 4 Puerto Natales / Punta Arenas / Puerto Montt / Puerto Varas
Transfer to local Airport in Punta Arenas to fly to Puerto Montt airport. Welcome and Half Day City tour over Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas. You will firstly see the Plaza de Armas with its church, waterfront promenade of Costanera Avenue, Monument to the German colonizers, Jesuit Church, its Bell Tower, declared a National Monument, Cathedral Church, city oldest building. Port area of Chinquihue, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Angelmó fish and seafood market. Then, continue to Puerto Varas, where you can see the Vicente Pérez Rosales square, Casino, residential neighborhoods with their heritage houses built in larch wood, (1910-941), some declared National Monument in 1992. Check in at the hotel and rest.
Day 5 Puerto Varas / Andean Crossing / Bariloche (Argentina)
Departure in the morning (around 8am) by bus from Puerto Varas skirting lake Llanquihue 76km. (2 hrs.) up to Petrohué. Board catamaran to sail Todos los Santos Lake to Peulla, 20mi (1h40 min.) Arrival at Peulla. After lunch time (not included), departure by bus to Puerto Frías 27km. (2h). * Police and Custom formalities.
Sail Lake Frías to Puerto Alegre 4mi. (20 min.) Proceed by bus to Puerto Blest 3km. (15 min.) Board catamaran to sail Lake Nahuel Huapi to Puerto Pañuelo 15mi. (1.05 min.) From Puerto Pañuelo proceed by bus to Bariloche 25km. (30 min.). Arrival Bariloche approx. 20h45m.