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     TOUR CH-20B THE KAWESKAR EXPLORERS ROUTE
 

Itinerary

ADDITIONAL NIGHT
Passengers that have decided to take the additional night on board, have a courtesy tour on Saturday, prior to departure to the Torres del Paine National Park and visit to the Milodon Cave.

Price per person US$210.- (2009 – 2010 Season)

Friday Welcome of passengers at the Punta Arenas Airport. Check-in.
Passengers’ embarkation. Welcome drink and dinner.

Saturday 09:00 hrs. Departure by bus from the Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Natales. Arrival to the Milodon Cave. One hour visit. Tour continues towards the Torres del Paine National Park. Visit to Laguna Amarga and Torres del Paine. Arrival to the water fall Río Paine. Head towards Nordenskjold viewpoint, sightseeing of the Cuernos del Paine. After this, we will go to the Lago Pehoé viewpoint. Return to Puerto Natales, visiting Lake Sarmiento, approximately, at 16:00 hrs. This excursion includes pic-nic lunch. Arrival to Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Natales at 18:00 hrs. Dinner on board.


Passengers without additional night

Day 1 Saturday
Reception of passengers at the Punta Arenas Airport. Check-in.  Transfer to the Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Natales (not included). Embarkation.  Welcome drink and dinner on board.  18.00 hrs. Ship sets sail from Puerto Natales, navigating the Patagonian Channels, Kirke Narrowness, Channel Morla Vicuña, Seno Unión.

Day 2 Sunday
During the morning, we will continue navigating through the Sarmiento Channel, Pitt Channel and Concepción Channel. 10.00 hrs. arrival to the Amalia Glacier, the motorvessel gets closer to the Glacier, panoramic view from the ship.  12.00 hrs. Skorpios III starts sailing north.  19.00 hrs. Arrival to the Antrim Fjord, where we will supply with drinking water from a crystal clear river.  Dinner on board.

Day 3 Monday
08.00 hrs Visit to Pío XI Glacier, navigating in front of the glacier, the biggest of South America, with a surface of 1263 km2, belonging to the Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, the biggest national park in Chile.  12.30 hrs Ship weighs anchor from Seno Eyre and Grappler Channel. 16.30 hrs arrival to Puerto Edén, disembarkation in boats. Two hours excursion, visiting this village, located in Wellington Island. It’s first inhabitants were the kaweskar or alacalufes aborigines. This village doesn’t have any streets, only footbridges, were it is possible to take a walk around town and go up to a viewpoint. Ship sets sail at 18.30 hrs from Puerto Edén, navigating through the Paso del Indio and Paso del Abismo.

Day 4 Tuesday
09.00 hrs We continue navigating through the Calvo Fjord where we will be able to appreciate four glaciers, of different shapes and colors. Excursions on board “Capitan Constantino” (icebreaker motorboat). The icebreaker gets close to the Constantino Glacier, only if the weather and ice conditions allow so. 15:00 hrs Excursion to the Alipio and Fernando Glacier. During the afternoon, navigation through the Peel Fjord.  17.30 hrs. arrival to the Brujo Glacier, excursion to the glacier rocks, disembarkation to land to visit this enormous mass of ice.

Day 5 Wednesday
09.00 hrs Visit to the Montañas Fjord were we will be able to see five little glaciers that hook of from the hills to the sea. Visit to the Bernal Glacier.  16:00 hrs Ship sets sail from the Montañas Fjord, cross of the Kirke Narrowness, during the night, the ship casts anchor at Seno Ultima Esperanza. Captain’s farewell dinner and dance

Day 6 Thursday
Navigating Seno Ultima Esperanza, 08.30 hrs arrival at Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Natales. 10.00 hrs passengers disembark, transfer to the Punta Arenas Airport for passengers that have asked for this additional service.

 


NOTE: 
In spring and autumn, because of the light variations, there might be some excursions that will not be done, because it gets dark a little earlier.

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