AN ENCOUNTER WITH LOCALS: PUNTA ARENAS HIGHLIGHTS

Cultural & Theme Tours in Punta Arenas

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Punta Arenas capital of the Magellan´s region is considered to be the largest one in territory in Chile but only 1% of chileans live here. Harsh weather conditions in winter and mild summers are a challenge for everyone. Just like in the old days in the city, before the Panama Canal different languajes were being spoken in the streets of Punta Arenas, Ernest Shackleton, Gabriela Mistral (the chilean Nobel Prize winning poet), Sundance Kid and Butch Cassidy, were just some of the foreigners attracted by the local beauty of the landscapes of Patagonia.Come and visit Punta Arenas, a must see place in Patagonia, a great introduction to the local history in the southermost tip of the American continent!
We pick you up from the hotel/pier in Punta Arenas and then we drive towards the Cross Hill a great panoramic view of Punta Arenas, the Strait of Magellan and the island of Tierra del Fuego, named like that after the big campfires the natives had in those days.Then we take you all an introduction of the local arquitecture of the city, to see how the construction of the houses show an important influence of the first inmigrants when they arrived in the area. Main Square of Punta Arenas, the statue of Magellan facing the Strait he discover one day, one museum according to the groups interest and of course the Cemetery of Punta Arenas a National Monument stop you can not miss.

What’s included

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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