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Enjoy this amazing and exceptional 6-day, 5-night tour, available only in the 21-22 season. You will be able to visit via Round Trip the most hidden and mythical corners of Tierra del Fuego. In a unique opportunity to start and finish in Punta Arenas, this journey takes you through the fjords of Patagonia between glaciers and virgin forests, combining, in a single trip, the main landmarks of our traditional routes.
We will check In at the historic city of Punta Arenas and then embark. Once onboard, we will have a welcome toast and introduce the Captain and his crew.
The ship will sail to the far south immediately after, through the mythical Strait of Magellan and the Beagle Channel, where we will travel through Patagonia and the fjords of Tierra del Fuego
We will sail along the Northwest arm of the Beagle Channel to make an excursion to the viewpoint from where we can see the imposing Pía Glacier. After this unforgettable experience, we will continue our navigation with the majestic view of the “Glacier Alley.”
We will arrive at Cabo de Hornos National Park, where we will disembark, if the weather conditions are suitable, to experience the magic of walking through one of the southernmost points of the world, surrounded by charm and legends. In the afternoon, we will disembark at Wulaia Bay, a historic site which was one of the largest settlements of the native Yámana canoeists. We will reach a viewpoint, walking through the Magellanic forest in which lengas, coigües, canelos and ferns grow, among other species.
We will navigate the Brecknock, Ocasión, Cockburn and Magdalena Channels to finally enter the De Agostini bosom, from where we will appreciate the glaciers that descend from the heart of the Darwin Mountain Range, some of them reaching the sea.In the afternoon, we will disembark in Zodiac boats for an easy hike by the coast surrounding the cold Patagonian rainforest until we reach the front of the Águila Glacier
In the morning, we will sail through the Parry Fjord and the surrounding glaciers. We will disembark in Zodiacs and head to the end of the fjord to appreciate the theater of glaciers, an area where one may see leopard seals. Navigation will continue through the Admiralty Sine, until reaching the vicinity of the Marinelli Glacier in Ainsworth Bay, in the middle of the Darwin Range and within the Alberto De Agostini National Park. We will learn how life resurfaces after ice has been removed. We will hike to discover a beaver dam and the wonderful sub-Antarctic Magellanic forest that surrounds it.
We will disembark at Magdalena Island first thing in the morning, weather conditions permitted. On the island we will be able to see a vast colony of Magellanic penguins. After this excursion, we will return to Punta Arenas.
PUERTO NATALES EXTENSION
Enjoy one of the must-see in Patagonia, visiting Puerto Natales. Yes, from there you can visit the unique Torres del Paine National Park and enjoy other glaciers in the area.
DAY 1 – Arrival to Puerto Natales!
DAY 2 – Visiting Torres del Paine National Park
DAY 3 – Enjoy a full day boat navigation to Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers!
DAY 4 – Good bye Puerto Natales…
It`s just a suggested program, we can add or delete nights, and modify activities. If you`re looking for trekkings or a more active program based in trekkings in Torres del Paine, please ask for our 304 tour: Torres del Paine Basic Program.
EL CALAFATE EXTENSION!
Enjoy El Calafate, gate to the incredible Perito Moreno and many glaciers in Los Glaciares National Park. This area is one of the highlights in Patagonia and Argentina.
DAY 1 – Welcome to El Calafate. Free time
DAY 2 – Visit to the incredible Perito Moreno Glacier. You can add a minitrekking to walk over the ice of the glacier
DAY 3 – Choose from some good options to navigate the Argentino Lake in Los Glaciares National Park and enjoy different glaciers!
DAY 4 – Good bye El Calafate!