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Between Rock and Ice

Travel Type: Nature
Duration: 5 Days

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Day 1 – Punta Arenas – Puerto Natales
After arriving at the airport of Punta Arenas, you will be transferred to Puerto Natales. On your way, you will visit the penguin colony at the Otway Estuary. Magellan penguins live here from October to March. Observing them in their natural habitat is a truly unique experience!

Day 2 – Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers
An unforgettable day between water and ice: Enjoy an all-day boat trip to the glaciers Balmaceda and Serrano, leaving Puerto Natales via the “Last Hope Fjord” where you will see the spectacular Balmaceda Glacier coming down from the mountains. At the end of the fjord, you leave the boat and walk through the sub-Antarctic forest, until you reach the foot of the Serrano Glacier. The chance to get this close to a glacier is very rare! Let the ancient ice work its enchantment on you. Afterwards, you will have a typical Patagonian lunch at the Estancia Perales. Revived and refreshed, you will start an adventurous trip by zodiac into the Torres del Paine National park. Do not be afraid of wind and water. The river meanders through wild landscapes, enchanted canyons and fjords, and here and there, you will see the ice of glaciers. In the afternoon, you will arrive at your lodge.

Day 3 – Torres del Paine National park
Discover one of the most spectacular natural wonders of the earth: the Torres del Paine! Your bilingual guide will meet you in the morning and accompany you on your full-day excursion in the Torres del Paine National park. During a round-trip by car, you will have incredible views of the Torres massif, Lake Grey and the Grey Glacier. You can also hike to the most beautiful spots and get to know the flora and fauna. Late in the afternoon, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Day 4 – Torres del Paine National park
Another day in this wonderful park: You have time to explore it on your own or take part in one of the many optional excursions. There is one for everybody, from easy hiking to difficult trekking tours. Overnight in the Park.

Day 5 – Puerto Natales – Punta Arenas
After breakfast, departure to the airport of Punta Arenas.

Hiking boots, all weather gear, sunscreen.
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