Ideas for Your Patagonia Chile Tour Packages
Chile, a majestic country that has somehow managed to offer stunning mountains, barren deserts, and lively river valleys, it’s no wonder that people from all over the world want a glimpse. Visitors can choose to arrange their own tour packages or have an agency do it for them. Planning on your own may initially be cheaper, but going for the right travel and tour agency will save you even more in terms of stress and effort since they already have connections that offer lower prices. Here is an idea of the package that may be offered to you if you’re coming from the US:
Day 1 – Flight from U.S.A to Santiago de Chile.
Departure from Los Angeles, New York or Miami to the Capital of Chile, Santiago.
Day 2 – Arrival in Santiago
After arrival, you’ll be taken to the hotel for a bit of rest and freshening up. Santiago is also called Santiago de Chile, apart from being the capital, it also Chile’s largest city in the Americas.
Day 3 – A Tour of Santiago
A private sightseeing tour of Santiago involves visits to breathtaking places like the Santa Lucia Hill, La Moneda Presidential Palace, and Civic Center, Fine Arts Museum, University of Chile, O’Higgins Park and San Cristobal Hill for its grand view of the Andes and the city.
Day 4 – From Santiago to Punta Arenas
A private vehicle will take you from the hotel to the airport for the flight to Punta Arenas where a private transfer will be waiting to take you to the airport. The afternoon will be spent touring traditional tourist sites like the Plaza Mu?oz Gamero alongside mansions built from the fruits of sheep farming, the historic cemetery, and coastal roads.
Day 5 – From Punta Arenas to Penguins and Puerto Natales
The morning will be dedicated to Isla Magdalena, a national park found at the Straits of Magellan, north of Punta Arenas. Reaching the island involves sailing for two and a half hours. The beautiful lighthouse could also be reached, where it offers a majestic view of the island and its surroundings. The entire island visit lasts around an hour if not less and the end of the day is marked by the return to Punta Arenas.
Day 6 – Puerto Natales – Immersion in the Torres Torres del Paine National Park
An entire day will be dedicated to the Torres del Paine National Park, known as the World Biosphere Reserve. Enjoy Lake Nordenskjold, Lake Grey, Lake Pehoe and Salto Grande.
Day 7 – Glaciers at Puerto Natales
A whole day excursion via boat to the Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers. Along the way, you might see a couple of black-necked swans, cormorants, sea lions, and other wildlife. It will take three hours of sailing before arriving at Mount Balmaceda. Continue in order to reach the Serrano Glacier and an additional 15-minute walk will get you to the viewpoint.
Day 8 – Puerto Natales
Basically, this is a free day you can spend roaming around the area or taking other optional tours that the agency may offer.
Day 9 – From Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas and Santiago
A shared transfer will be waiting to take you from Puerto Natales all the way to Punta Arenas where you can book a flight to Santiago alongside a connecting flight back to the USA.