18-Day Wild Chile Expedition Cruise

For a limited time only you can save up to 25% on your cruise aboard the Greg Mortimer. Offer applies to select cabins only and is subject to availability.

Introduction

Chile offers some of the world’s most spectacular and diverse scenery, with a unique combination of wine country, dazzling Andean landscapes, and tantalizing cuisine. Traverse the narrows and fjords filled with glaciers in Patagonia, experience the expansive wildernesses and marvel at the granite spires on hikes through Torres del Paine National Park, wander the hills in Valparaiso ablaze with colourful street-art, and stargaze in the clearest night skies of the Atacama. Join us on a journey along the coast of this beguiling country and discover what makes Chile one of South America’s most fascinating countries.

Voyage Highlights

  • Revel in the dramatic landscape along the Beagle Channel and Patagonia

  • Get closer to nature and kayak through some of Chile’s most spectacular locations (additional cost)

  • Discover the UNESCO heritage listed unique timber churches in Chiloé

  • Watch for blowholes as whales migrate from high to low latitudes in search for warmer waters

  • Be in awe of the majestic beauty of Torres del Paine National Park

  • Encounter endemic flora and wildlife including fur seals and hummingbirds on remote Robinson Crusoe Island

 

Itinerary Overview

Day 1 - 2

Fly overnight from the UK to the Buenos Aires. Enjoy a night in Argentina's capital city at a central 3* hotel in the city.

Day 2-3

Today you will transfer to the domestic airport and fly to Ushuaia. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the downtown for a night. Here you can have a chance to meet the rest of the passengers from your cruise. Enjoy a city tour before boarding the Greg Mortimer in the late afternoon to begin sailing the Beagle Channel.

Day 4

Sail the legendary Beagle Channel enjoying the breathtaking scenery along Glacier Alley.

Day 5

Explore Punta Arenas on a walking tour and visit Bulnes Fort overlooking the famed Straits of Magellan.

Day 6

We may sail through Montañas Fjords, navigate White or Kirk Narrows to reach Puerto Natales.

Day 7

Visit Torres del Paine National Park, a highlight for a visit to Patagonia.

Day 8

Marvel at Pío XI Glacier, one of the most spectacular in Patagonia and also one of the only glaciers that’s growing rather than receding.

Day 9

Discover Puerto Eden, a small isolated hamlet connected by wooden walkways.

Day 10

At sea.

Day 11

In Puerto Chacabuco, hike through southern beech forest and enjoy a typical Patagonian BBQ lunch overlooking Riesco Lake.

Day 12

Explore Castro town, capital of Chiloé region and discover colourful stilt houses called ‘palafitos’, UNESCO-protected timber churches and unique local handicraft market.

Day 13-14

At sea.

Day 15

At Robinson Crusoe Island, step into the fantastical world of writer Daniel Defoe and encounter endemic flora and enchanting hummingbirds.

Day 16

At sea.

Day 17 - 18

Disembark in Valparaiso where you will transfer to Santiago airport for your flight home. Arrive in the UK the following day. However, do speak to one of our Travel Specialists if you would like to extend your time and discover Chile's delightful capital city.

Dates & Prices

Depart UK 31st March 2020

Prices from £5,499 per person (including saving)

From price based on a stateroom with porthole - upgrade to a stateroom with balcony from £1,599 per person (including saving)

Inclusions

  • Economy international flights from the UK

  • 1 night 3* hotel stay in Buenos Aires

  • 1-night pre-voyage hotel stay in Ushuaia

  • 15-day expedition voyage onboard the Greg Mortimer highlights include the Beagle Channel, Glacier Alley, Torres del Paine National Park, Chilean Fjords & Robinson Crusoe Island

  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner on board the ship (including beer, house wine and sofer drinks with dinner)

  • All shore excursions and Zodiac cruises

  • 1-night post-voyage 3* hotel stay in Santiago

  • transfers throughout

  • complimentary 3 in 1 Polar Jaker & personalised photo book (post voyage)*

  • Complimentary photography workshop onboard the ship


Terms and conditions

  • From price includes advertised saving
  • Valid on new bookings only.
  • Valid on Aurora Staterooms and Balcony Staterooms only.
  • Not available in conjunction with triple share priced cabins.
  • Offer ends on 30 September 2018, or until sold out, whichever comes first.
  • Subject to availability and strictly inventory controlled.
  • Not valid in conjunction with any other offer and can be withdrawn at any time.
  • Not combinable with any other promotion.
  • Offers, prices and availability are subject to change.

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