END OF THE WORLD TOUR
10 Day/9 Night Program featuring SANTIAGO - PUNTA ARENAS - AGOSTINI GLACIER - BEAGLE CHANNEL - PUERTO WILLIAMS - USHUAIA - HABERTON RANCH - GARIBALDI GLACIER - MAGDALENA ISLE
A TIERRA DEL FUEGO ECO-ADVENTURE
DAY 1: HOME CITY - SANTIAGO
Depart Home City for Santiago, Chile's modern bustling cosmopolitan capital city. Meet and Greet upon arrival, and transfer to your hotel. Rest of day free to relax, explore the city on your own, or perhaps enjoy an optional evening tour.
DAY 2: SANTIAGO - PUNTA ARENAS
Morning flight to Punta Arenas and transfer to the M/N Mare Australis . Relax, roam about town and evening weigh anchor for the Strait of Magellan.
DAY 3: AGOSTINI GLACIER - BEAGLE CHANNEL
Don foul weather gear and life jackets and board Zodiacs that penetrate icebergs of Agostini Bay almost within touching distance of the glacier. Sip scotch on the rocks, broken from icebergs formed by the calving glacier.
DAY 4: BEAGLE CHANNEL - PTO. WILLIAMS
Today cruise along the Beagle Channel past glaciers with names like España, Francia, Romanche, Alemania, Holanda and Italia. Late afternoon, dock at Pto. Williams, southernmost settlement in the world. Visit the museum and perhaps the Yacht Club, converted from a rusty hulk stuck in the mud.
DAY 5: USHUAIA
Arrive at day-break in Ushuaia to explore the town or for an optional tour of the National Park including a succulent mutton barbecue.
DAY 6: HARBERTON RANCH
Following breakfast, board Zodiacs to visit Harberton, an Argentine estancia, founded in 1886. Later, set sail across the Beagle Channel for Garibaldi Bay.
DAY 7: GARIBALDI GLACIER
Approach the impressive Garibaldi Glacier filling your lungs with the pure uncontaminated air of Tierra del Fuego. Thunderous roars accompany the sight of massive walls of the glacier crashing into the bay.
DAY 8: MAGDALENA ISLE
Return through the Strait of Magellan to the Isle of Magdalena and step ashore to mingle among tens of thousands of penguins posing for the shutterbugs among us.
DAY 9: PUNTA ARENAS - SANTIAGO
Bid farewell to shipmates and crew, and at scheduled hour, transfer to Airport for flight to Santiago. Meet and Greet upon arrival and transfer to your hotel.
DAY 10: SANTIAGO - HOME CITY
At scheduled hour, transfer to Airport for flight homeward or next destination with fresh memories of your thrilling Eco-Adventure sailing round Tierra del Fuego.
NOTE: You may wish extend your Eco-Holiday by adding Hotel nights in Punta Arenas to visit impressive Torres del Paine; Puerto Montt to savor the beauty of Chile's Alpine Lake District; or Santiago to enjoy a fascinating excursion to Valparaiso and Vina Del Mar on Chile's Pacific coast.
*For more information, contact your travel agent or Festival Tours.
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