Sail and relax in this wonderful and magical tour through Patagonia
Enjoy this tour package, where you can get to know the two contrasts of Patagonia. Navigating the Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers, you will get to know part of the Bernardo O’Higgins National Park. While on the other hand you will enjoy the best landscapes that the Torres del Paine National Park grants.
Day 1: Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers Navigation
Presentation at the meeting point to go by coach to the port.
Navigation through the two impressive glaciers of Seno Última Esperanza
The Navigation to the Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers takes us to the largest environmental protection zone in all of Chile. With more than 35,000 km² of practically virgin surface, with native vegetation and glaciers that form the Bernardo O’Higgins National Park. Place that also stands out for housing the culture and vestiges of the Kawésqar or Alacalufe ethnic groups.
With this navigation through the canals of Última Esperanza, you will be able to appreciate the flora and fauna of this beautiful place. In addition, obviously, to arrive in front of the Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers. Undoubtedly, a unique and remarkable experience in Patagonia.
Set sail towards the Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers
Our excursion begins with the departure from the city of Puerto Natales to start a navigation that will take us to the Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers located in the Bernardo O’Higgins National Park. We will begin the navigation through the interior of the Última Esperanza Estuary. Place where we will visualize the Guanacos Island, Cascadas de los Cóndores and the beautiful Balmaceda Glacier, which will be the first glacier that we will be able to contemplate.
In addition, we will appreciate the wonderful landscape that surrounds us. It is possible to see birds such as some condors and the marine fauna, such as sea lions that above all are in charge of making us the most picturesque journey. We will first arrive at the Balmaceda Glacier to later view the Serrano Glacier from the boat until the opening of the Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, but not before enjoying a cocktail with ancient ice.
Day 2: Full Day Torres del Paine
Full day Torres del Paine: get to know the landscape of the eighth wonder of the world with comfort and convenience
We start out tour Full Day Torres del Paine with the pick-up of the passenger at the hotel for a small city tour through Puerto Natales. Then we continue towards our first stop: the famous Cueva del Milodón Natural Monument.
There we will visit the largest cave of a set of three caves, which inside keep more than 100 years of history and the remains of prehistoric animals. Remains of the herbivorous mammal Mylodon Dawini were found in this place, an animal of the Pilosa order that includes anteaters, tamanduas and sloths, which also probably became extinct at the end of the Pleistocene.
We will continue enjoying the amazing view of Laguna Sofía, Lago Porteño, Cordillera Prat, Cerro Mesa, Sierra del Toro and Sierra Ballena. With 2 hours of travel, we will arrive at the viewpoint of the Lago del Toro. From there, we have a spectacular view of the lake and the Cordillera Paine, also known as Macizo Paine.
Walk through Lago Grey beach sector
The Full Day Torres del Paine continues in the Lago Grey sector where we will take a short walk of approximately 20 minutes to reach the shore of Lago Grey. From there we will have another perspective of the Macizo Paine and the Cuernos del Paine, if the weather conditions allow it.
In total, around 3 km are traveled through easily accessible terrain. Regardless of this, the walk is optional for those who do not want to or do not feel in a position to do it. Then we will have a free break to have lunch in a cafeteria, enjoying the beautiful views that Torres del Paine gives us.
– Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers Navigation (with a bilingual guide and entrance to the Bernardo O’higgins National Park, snack, coffee or tea and whiskey with ancient ice)
– Full Day Torres del Paine (with bilingual guide and shared transportation)
Food other than mentioned
Transfer to place of presentation (Balmaceda and Serrano navigation)
Milodon Cave Natural Monument ticket
Torres del Paine Park ticket
Services not mentioned
Medical or other insurance
Are there any recommendations regarding what to bring?
Within the course of navigation, the use of a KN95 or surgical mask with 3 folds and 1 replacement is mandatory, in addition to:
– Fleece-type outerwear
– Waterproof clothing (jacket and pants)
– Winter gloves
– Comfortable shoes
What is the price of the Cueva del Milodon Natural Monument ticket?
You can check the updated ticket price directly on the Conaf website.
What is the price of the Torres del Paine National Park ticket?
You can check the updated ticket price directly on the Torres del Paine Park ticket.
Check the contracting terms of the Duopack Torres del Paine.
It is very important to keep in mind that this activity can be affected by weather conditions, so it is not advisable to choose this Navigation to the Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers for the last day of your visit to Patagonia, in order to be able to reschedule the activity if the weather does not allow the departure of the boat.
General contracting conditions:
Full day or half day tour in regular service.
The places to be visited are subject to change the same day of the tour in case of adverse weather conditions.
The end time of this activity could be modified due to weather conditions, so we recommend that you do not buy tickets to leave Punta Arenas or Puerto Natales until three hours after the scheduled time for return, or leave your trip for the day following after the end of the tour.
For the days of December 25 and January 1, the tour will not be carried out.
Cancellation with a minimum of 48 hours before, 100% refund depending on the payment method. Check the particular conditions of each product in case you have to cancel within a period of less than 48 hours.
If the passenger does not show up at the times defined for the tour, there will be no refund.
Suspension due to weather conditions: a full refund will be made when the company cancels before starting the service.
During the development of the activity, no refund of money is contemplated, in this case because they are factors external to the company.
If there is compensation for a special situation, it will be agreed with the people, and will be defined by the development of the travel program.
Important: no tour includes accident insurance.
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