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Circuit Patagonia, San Rafael Lagoon and Torres del Paine
Name Circuit Patagonia, San Rafael Lagoon and Torres del Paine
Code SP007VC
Descripcion Eight days circuit to the pristine and unexplored nature of the North and South Chilean Patagonia.We will visit the Puyuhuapi Hotsprings and Spa, immersed into native forests, rivers, glaciers and fiords in the heart of Patagonia and Torres del Paine Park
Duracion 8 days / 7 nights
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Day 01: Santiago

Arrival to airport. Reception and transfer to hotel in Santiago. Lodging.

Day 02: Santiago - Balmaceda – Chacabuco – Puyuhuapi

Transfer to Santiago airport. Flight to Balmaceda. Reception in the Balmaceda airport. We begin our tour through the Aysen region, crossing during 45 min Patagonian pampas to reach the city of Coyhaique. After a short visit to the city, we continue on, following the Simpson River until we reach Puerto Chacabuco (1:15 hr), where the PATAGONIA EXPRESS catamaran waits to take us on a 5-hour cruise through the southern fjords and channels to reach our destination: the TERMAS DE PUYUHUAPI, HOTEL & SPA.

Day 03: Puyuhuapi Lodge & Spa

The hotel offers thermal outdoor pools at the edge of the sea, paths for walks through the cold forest, visits to the Queulat National Park with its Hanging Glacier, bicycle trips along the Austral Highway, or, if you wish, you can explore the Dorita Bay in boats or kayaks.

The SPA’s facilities are complete. Enjoy its large hydro-massage pool, Jacuzzis, spring-water fountain, and steam sauna, and then reap the benefits of thalassotherapy sessions, relaxation massages, and facial and other treatments. Our staff has prepared a variety of activities guaranteed to make your stay a unique experience.

Day 04: Puyuhuapi – Laguna San Rafael – Chacabuco

Our day begins early. At 7:00 am we board the PATAGONIA EXPRESS catamaran and begin our journey through the austral fjords on our way to the San Rafael Lagoon. Sailing through a number of channels, we finally reach the Tempanos River, which leads us to the San Rafael Lagoon, home to a millenarian glacier. After a visit of approximately 2 hours, we begin our return trip, arriving in Puerto Chacabuco around 10:30 pm, where we will be transferred to the hotel in this port.

Day 05: Chacabuco – Balmaceda - Puerto Montt - Punta Arenas – Puerto Natales

After breakfast, our bus takes us back along the route that follows the Simpson River, from Chacabuco to Coyhaique and then on to the airport in Balmaceda (approx. 2 hours). Flight to Punta Arenas (connection at Puerto Montt). Reception at the Punta Arenas airport and transportation to the city to board public intercity bus to Puerto Natales (249 km / 03 hours of trip). Arrive to the city , transfer from bus terminal to hotel, accomodation and lodging.

Day 06: Puerto Natales – Parque Nacional Torres del Paine

Breakfast. At 07:30 hrs. departure from your hotel to begin the full-day excursion that will drive us to imposing Cueva del Milodon Natural Monument and later to Torres del Paine National Park, with beautiful view of its mountains and lakes as "Sarmiento", "Nordenskjold" and "Pehoe". Its rich "fauna" will be present through "guanacos” and "foxes", among others, besides a large number of birds, readily observable during the trip. A short trek will take us to the "Salto Grande", a great waterfall flowing from the rivers of the park. Then, returning to the main road accessing the administrative headquarters of CONAF to continue to the "Lake Grey" where after to walk (30 minutes) through a "millenium forest" we will get to its beach, where you can admire a great deal of icebergs derived from the glacier. A box lunch is included in the service. At 19:30 hrs. we return to hotel in Puerto Natales. Lodging.

Day 07: Puerto Natales – Navegación a Glaciares - Punta Arenas

Continental breakfast. Departure from your hotel to local pier to start shipping to Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers. This sailing lasts about 4 hours to Bernardo O´Higgins National Park. During the trip we will be able to observe the first local cattle ranches, cormorants and sea lions colonies, beech forests waterfalls and cliffs, the perfect home of majestic condor. Later we will approach land on "Puerto Toro" docking area, from where we will start a short trek to "Serrano Glacier", crossing a native forest and the lake's shore. A box lunch type or lunch in "Perales" ranch is included. At approximately at 17:30 hrs. return to Puerto Natales city. At the scheduled transfer to address regular bus bound for Punta Arenas, 3:15 hours trip. Reception at terminal and transfer to your hotel.

Day 08: Punta Arenas

At time to confirm transportation to the airport.
(Ask for optional excursions if you flight leaves by afternoon).
End of services.


* Bird watching - See the Birds of Chile Guide
* Excursion
* Flora and Fauna Observation
* Geology and Volcanoes
* Hotsprings
* Special * Trekking