TORRES DEL PAINE GLACIERS AND OVERLAND 5D TOUR
This amazing Torres del Paine tour in Patagonia is for people that don’t have to much time to visit Patagonia and are looking for a tour that comprehends glaciers and main attractions inside Torres del Paine National Park. Tour can be done in private or regular services and you’ll have the possibility to lodge 1 night inside Torres del Paine National Park and head by bus from Punta Arenas airport to Puerto Natales. This is an overland tour so the level of effort is minimum and most for the time you’ll be visiting places on vehicle.
Join us on this great adventure!
DAY 01: PUNTA ARENAS - PUERTO NATALES Passengers are greeted at President Ibañez Airport, Punta Arenas and will take a public bus to Puerto Natales.
Depart to Puerto Natales driving on the North route on the typical Magellan steppe where the visitor will be able to observe ovine and bovine cattle pasturing. If lucky you might be able to see the duty of driving cattle performed by the shepherd and especially by his dogs. Ostriches, bandurrias and other small birds will delight the passenger on his journey.
On the afternoon we’ll arrive at Puerto Natales, picturesque town by the shores of Ultima Esperanza Cove and lodge at Hotel in Puerto Natales.
DAY 02: PUERTO NATALES - BALMACEDA AND SERRANO GLACIERS Breakfast Early in the morning you will sail on a 3.5 hours journey through the waters of Ultima Esperanza Cove, arriving at the Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers. In the way the visitor will beable to observe cormorant and sea wolf colonies. Once on land again and after a short walk, the visitor arrives near to Serrano Glacier to admire the imposing majesty of the icebergs floating on the lake. After approximately one hour, the visitors return to Puerto Natales arriving at its dock at around 4 p.m. Lodging at Hotel in Puerto Natales. / B / L /
DAY 03: PUERTO NATALES - TORRES DEL PAINE PARK – MILODON CAVE – SARMIENTO AND FIGUEROA LAKES Depart towards Torres Del Paine Park and visit the Milodon Cave where remains where found of an herbivorous animal that lived in it over 12.000 years ago. Departure to Pehoe Inn, located on an island in Pehoe Lake facing the famous Paine Horns. On the way, the visitors will be able to admire the beauty of the scenery reflected on the colorful water of Figueroa and Sarmiento Lakes. The visit Laguna Amarga area, from where the passengers will be able to admire the imposing majesty of the Paine Towers, famous rocky formation that gives the name to the National Park. Dinner and lodging at Hosteria Pehoe inside Torres del Paine National Park. / B / D /
DAY 04: TORRES DEL PAINE PARK – GREY LAKE AREA – LAGUNA AMARGA. After breakfast, excursion to the Grey Lake area, where huge icebergs that detach from a glacier of the same name can be admired. The colours of the floating ice blocks will provide the masterly touch to the beautiful scenery created by nature. On the way to Grey Lake we will visit Small Waterfall, Paine River, Toro Lake, Sarmiento and Grey River, all of which are places of abundant sport fishery. In the afternoon the passengers will visit Laguna Amarga area from where the passengers will be able to admire the imposing majesty of the Paine Towers, famous rocky formation that gives the name to the National Park.
During the journey and after other walks, the visitor will be able to see the Big Waterfall and Paine River, together with its abundant fauna as American ostriches, foxes, skunks, black necked swans, flamingos, condors and eagles. Also groups of guanacos will be able to be photographed by the visitor. Return to Puerto Natales by transfer and lodging at Hotel. / B /
DAY 05: PUERTO NATALES - PUNTA ARENAS AIRPORT Early in the morning you’ll take a public bus to airport or hotel in Punta Arenas / B /
Program includes: - Bilingual tour guide - Private or regular services - Bus ticket from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales Hotel - Bus ticket from Puerto Natales Hotel to Punta Arenas airport or Hotel - 4 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner - 3 nights lodging at Hotel in Puerto Natales - 1 night lodging at Hosteria Pehoe, inside Torres del Paine National Park. - Boat Excursion to Serrano and Balmaceda Glaciers - Full day excursion to Torres del Paine National Park - Boat excursion to Grey Glacier - Entrance fees
Available from: October to April
Not including: Flights, tips, extra drinks and meals