SANTIAGO DE CHILE, A WONDERFUL CAPITAL CITY IN SOUTH AMERICA
Enjoy one of the most modern and cosmopolitan cities in South America.
- 3 nights of accommodation in Santiago de Chile, from 3* to 5*.
- Take a great city tour visiting the most important points in Santiago de Chile.
- Visit the famous beach of Viña del Mar and the picturesque Valparaiso!
- Daily breakfast included.
AFTER YOUR VISIT TO SANTIAGO, THE SKORPIOS III CRUISE WILL SHOW YOU THE AMAZING GLACIERS AND FJORDS OF CHILE
During 3 nights, you will have an exciting trip aboard the Skorpios III, with top level services and incredible landscapes of the glaciers and fjords.
- 3 nights aboard Skorpios III, visiting fjords and glacires in Chile
- Breakfast, Dinners, Lunches included.
- Comfortable cabins with private bath. Ask for extra beds if you need it!
- Personalized service and unique athmosphere.
ITINERARY DAY BY DAY
After breakfast, we will start a traditional city tour of Santiago de Chile.
Santiago is a great city combining a colonial legacy with the modernity of a developed city. We invite you to get to know it, visiting the main tourist attractions such as the oldest neighborhoods, the Church of San Francisco built from 1572 to 1618. Discover La Moneda, our government palace, the civic district, the Main Square, the oldest neighborhood in the city where we will find the Central Post Office, the City Hall ,and after that we will go to the Santa Lucía Hill place where the city was founded on February 12th,1541, located in the center of the city.
Finally, we will tour the most modern district, such as the Alonso de Córdova neighborhood and the Bicentenario Park.
Return to the hotel.
Excursion to Viña del Mar and Valparaiso.
The cities of Valparaíso and Viña del Mar are located only 90 minutes from Santiago; the trip towards them takes you through the central valley, famous for its wines, fruits, and cheese. Valparaíso, declared in 2003 by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site due to its exceptional testimony of the first phase of globalization of the end of the 19th century, is one of the Chile’s main ports, which through its spontaneous architecture –built on 41 hills- shows one of Chile’s most culturally active cities.
Viña del Mar, on the other hand, initially was a land of wineries today is Chile’s most important beachside cities. Tour duration time: 9 hours. Return to the hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to airport to take flight to Puerto Natales (not included).
Reception, transfer to your 4-star hotel, where you will stay 1 night with breakfast included. At the next day, transfer to Skorpios boarding gate. (Hotel and transfer in Puerto Natales free with your Skorpios III booking)
Optional: Half-day activity in Puerto Natales, ask us!
Passenger reception after 16:00 hrs.; departure from Puerto Natales between 17:00 and 18:00 hrs. sailing through the Angostura Kirke, Morla, Vicuña, Union, Collingwood and Sarmiento Channels.
08:00 Hrs. Arrival at Amalia Glacier. He vessel approaches the Glacier. Panoramic view from the ship.
09:15 hrs. Sailing for El Brujo Glacier.
11:00 hrs. Arrival at El Brujo Glacier. Weather and ice permitting, passengers can debark and contemplate this glacier from a nearby rock.
12:30 hrs. Departure for Calvo Fjord.
14:30 hrs. Arrival at Calvo Fjord. Excursion on the “Capitan Constantino” icebreaker, visit to the Fernando, Capitán Constantino and Alipio Glaciers, among others.
18:30. Sail towards Montañas Fjord.
09:00 hrs. Visit to Montañas Fjord, from where you can sight five glaciers, that slide down the Sarmiento Mountains to the see, and two of which are on our route.
10:00 hrs. Visit to Bernal Gla-cier. Walk through the dense vegetation to the base of the Glacier and visit to Herman Glacier, to tour this beautiful bay and look at its coloured ice floes (depending on the tide). Visit to Alsina and Pare-des Glaciers.
17:00 Hrs. Departure from Montañas Fjords. Crossing Angostura Kirke. 21:00 Farewell Party. Captain’s Dinner and dance.
22:30 hrs. Arrival at Skorpios Terminal, Puerto Natales.
Between 09:00 and 09:30 hrs. Passengers leave ship. Transfer to Punta Arenas Airport by regular bus.
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