4-Day Chilean Patagonia Tour: Puerto Natales, Serrano Glacier and Torres del Paine National Park

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4-Day Chilean Patagonia Tour: Puerto Natales, Serrano Glacier and Torres del Paine National Park information and booking

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$823
Duration
4 days
Departs from
Tour departs from Presidente Carlos Ibáñez International Airport (Punta Arenas)
Time of departure
Coincides with your arrival flight
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Tour description provided by Viator

Explore the lakes, glaciers and snow-covered mountains of Chilean Patagonia on a four-day excursion based in Puerto Natales. Take a day cruise among the glaciers and ice floes of Ultima Esperanza Fjord, visit a traditional cattle ranch and take a drive through Patagonia’s scenic steppe country in Torres del Paine National Park with your expert guide. Choose from three four-star hotels for all three nights’ accommodation.

What's included

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals as per itinerary (b=breakfast, l=lunch, d=dinner)
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach from punta arenas - puerto natales - punta arenas
  • Airport transfer

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Airfare
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Itinerary

Day 1: Punta Arenas -- Puerto Natales
After being met at Punta Arenas airport, catch the bus to Puerto Natales bus station, from where you’ll be transferred to your evening’s accommodation at your selected hotel. The rest of the day and night are yours to explore on your own. Accommodation: Saltos del Paine Hotel (four-star, choice of twin or single room), Costraustralis Hotel (four-star, with ocean view and choice of twin or single room) or Indigo Hotel (four-star, choice of twin with ocean view or single room) in Puerto Natales
Day 2: Puerto Natales -- Balmaceda and Serrano -- Puerto Natales (B, L)
After breakfast at your hotel, a full-day trip starts with an early morning cruise from Puerto Natales to Ultima Esperanza Fjord. The three-hour cruise takes you through stunning Patagonian scenery to the 1,000-year-old Balmaceda glacier, home to cormorants and sea lions. At the head of the fjord, disembark to take a short 20-minute walk through forest to the foot of the Serrano Glacier, surrounded by snow-capped peaks and walls of ice. Stop for lunch at Estancia Perales, a traditional cattle ranch, on the return trip to Puerto Natales, where the rest of the afternoon and evening are yours to explore on your own. Accommodation: your same hotel
Day 3: Puerto Natales – Torres del Paine -- Puerto Natales (B, L)
An early start after breakfast takes you on a full-day excursion to Torres del Paine National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage biosphere. Traveling through Patagonia’s rugged steppe country, an important habitat for many endangered species. See herds of sheep and native guanacos (animals that look like a cross between a llama and a camel) and notice the rugged snow-capped Torres del Paine mountains towering in the background. Visit Salto Grande waterfall on the Pehoe River and Patagonia’s lovely lakes Pehoe and Grey, overlooked by the snowy white peaks of Grey Glacier. The excursion returns to Puerto Natales in the evening. Accommodation: your same hotel
Day 4: Puerto Natales – Punta Arenas (B)
After breakfast, a transfer takes you to Puerto Natales bus station to catch an onward bus to Punta Arenas airport. (Earliest bus is at 7:15am with an approximate travel time of 3 hours to Punta Arenas. Please plan flights accordingly).