Chile - Santiago and San Rafael Glacier - Tour #155
Season: We suggest to take this tour from September to April.
Itinerary day by day:
DAY 1 - SANTIAGO DE CHILE
Arrival to Santiago de Chile Airport and transfer to hotel.
3 nights of accommodations with breakfast.
DAY 2 - SANTIAGO DE CHILE
In the morning, traditional city tour visiting the best of Santiago de Chile.
DAY 3 - SANTIAGO DE CHILE
In the morning, start excursion to visit Viña del Mar and Valparaíso.
DAY 4 - SANTIAGO - PUERTO MONTT - SKORPIOS II CRUISE
After breakfast, transfer to airport to take flight to Puerto Montt. Arrival and transfer to Arrival and transfer to pier to embark in the Skorpios II Cruise.
Embark from 6pm, includes accommodations in the same cabin confirmed for your cruise stay, welcome cocktail, full set menu dinner including wines, beverages and liquors; and american buffet breakfast.
DAY 5 - PUERTO MONTT - SKORPIOS II CRUISE
Saturday: 12:00 hrs. We sail from the Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Montt through the Llanquihue archipelago. Sighting of the city of Calbuco, Gulf of Ancud, Chiloé Archipelago, crossing the Corcovdado Gulf at midnight.
DAY 6 - SKORPIOS II CRUISE - SAN RAFAEL GLACIER
Sunday: 08:00 hrs. We sail the Moraleda and Ferrnoave Channels. Landing at Puerto Aguirre at 11:00 hrs. One and a half hours in this fishing village. 12:30 hrs. We sail through the Ferronave, Pilcomayo and Costa Channels. Setting anchor at approximately 21:30 hrs. in Caleta Hualas or Punta Leopardos, 20 miles from the San Rafael Glacier.
DAY 7 - SKORPIOS II CRUISE - SAN RAFAEL GLACIER
Monday : 07:30 hrs. We sail through the San Rafael inlet and Témpanos Channel. 09:00 hrs. We enter the Lagoon and let anchor 2- km from the Glacier. Weather permitting, motorboat excursion among multicoloured ice floes. 15:30 hrs. The ship sail to the Glacier at 15:39 hrs. and leaves for Quitralco Fjord at 17:00 hrs.
DAY 8 - SKORPIOS II CRUISE - SAN RAFAEL GLACIER
Tuesday: 08:00: Quitralco pier. After breakfast, the passengers can bathe in the hot springs in covered or open air pools with temperatures ranging from 36º, 32º and 30º. Weather permitting, we provide motorboat excursions to the inner Fjord. 18:00 hrs.: sailing for Chiloé, sailing the Moraleda and Pérez Norte channels.
DAY 9 - SKORPIOS II CRUISE - SAN RAFAEL GLACIER
Wednesday: 8:00 hrs. Leucayec Channel, partial view of Melinka in the Chonos archipelago; this island was a pirate hideout in the past. Crossing the Corcovado Gulf to go on sailing along the eastern coast of Chiloé, Yal Channel, Castro estuary, reaching this beautiful city as 15:00 hrs. Visit to Castro, 22:00 hrs. sailing for Puerto Montt.
Lemuy, Dalclahue, Quicavi, Channels. Farewell party. Captain's dinner.
DAY 10 - SKORPIOS II CRUISE - SAN RAFAEL GLACIER - PUERTO MONTT
Thursday: 08:00 hrs. Breakfast, while the ship is moored at the Skorpios Terminal pier. 09:00 disembarkation and transfer of passengers to Puerto Montt
airport to take flight to Santiago.