More than Patagonia
Patagonia & Cruise
Departures: Every Sunday from October 2000 to April 2001
Meals: Breakfast at Hotels and full board on cruise. Air Fare: Not included
Day 1 - Trelew / Puerto Madryn
Reception and assistance at Trelew Airport. Transfer to Puerto Madryn.(*) Accommodation at Hotel.
Day 2 - Puerto Madryn
Breakfast. Full day tour including Caleta Valdes Wildlife Reserve, the habitat of sea elephants. Continue to Puerto Pirámide, where there is a sea lion rockery. On our way back to Puerto Madryn, we will pass through San Jose Gulf, watching the Bird Island (During October and November there is an optional boat excursion from Puerto Piramide to watch the whales).
Day 3 - Puerto Madryn / Ushuaia
Breakfast. Departure to Punta Tombo Rockery to admire a magnificent colony of millions of Magellan Penguins. Trransfer tp Trelew Airport to board flight to Ushuaia. Reception at Ushuaia Airport and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation at Hotel.
Day 4 - Ushuaia / Terra Australis
Breakfast. Tour of Tierra del Fuego's National Park up to Lapataia Bay. Embark on the M/V Terra Australis. Dinner on board. Sailing along the Beagle Channel.
Day 5 – Pía Glacier / Garibaldi Glacier
Sail along the Beagle Channel. Disembark at Pía Glacier. In the afternoon, excursion to Garibaldi Glacier.
Day 6 – Fitton Bay / Tucker Isle
Disembark at Fitton Bay. In the afternoon disembark at Tucker Isle to watch Magellan penguins.
Day 7 – Magdalena Island / Punta Arenas
Early in the morning disembark at Magdalena Island to watch penguins. Arrival in Punta Arenas. In the afternoon, city tour visiting major points of interest, such as the Salesian Regional Museum, the Shepherd’s Monument, the Patagonian Institute wiyh its botanical gardens and the Pioneer’s Museum. In the evening, departure by regular bus line to Puerto Natales. Accommodation at hotel.
Day 8 - Puerto Natales
Breakfast. Full day tour to Torres del Paine National Park, admiring its wonderful flora and fauna against the imposing backdrop of the Andes Cordillera.
Day 9 - Puerto Natales / El Calafate
Breakfast. Transfer by bus to El Calafate to continue the tour. Transfer to the Hotel. Accommodation at Hotel.
Day 10 - El Calafate
Breakfast. Overland trip to Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the world's largest active continental glaciers. Return to the Hotel.
Day 11 - El Calafate / Río Gallegos
Breakfast. Transfer by bus to Río Gallegos Airport.
(*) This transfer could be provided without bilingual guide due to operational reasons.