Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers

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  • trilha-geleira-serrano
  • serrano-geleira
  • balmaceda-geleira

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Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers are located within Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, the largest in Chile and covering vast areas of  Magallanes and Aysen Regions. It stands out for the protection of wildlife species such as the Huemul Deer, Sea Lions and birds like the King Cormorant, Eagles, Cahuil Gulls  and Condors. In terms of flora, evergreen trees predominate, such as the Magellanic Coigüe, Cinnamon and Cypress of the Guaitecas.

Tour to Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers

This tour starts in Puerto Natales. During the excursion we sail through the Ultima Esperanza Fjord, making stops in different attractive places; Cormorant and Sea Lion colonies, waterfalls, observation of  the Balmaceda Glacier from the boat and after 20 minutes sailing to Puerto Toro, passengers disembark for a guided walk on the shores of Lago Tempanos for 1 hour (round trip), until reaching the Serrano Glacier lookout. Then we go to a typical “Estancia” (Patagonian cattle Ranch) to eat a delicious  spit roasted lamb, then return to Puerto Natales.

Also you can see: Perito Moreno

ITINERARY

  • 06:30 Reception of the passengers at the office. Punctuality is requested at the time of presentation. Tansfer to the dock where the trip through the Ultima Esperanza Fjord begins.
  • 09:00-09:30 Visit to different attractions such as Cormorant and Sea Lion colonies, waterfalls and cliffs, view of the Balmaceda glacier (from the boat), all in an environment of exuberant Patagonian vegetation.
  • 10:00-11:30 Arrival at Puerto Toro, for a walk to the Serrano Glacier viewpoint. There are 2 options: footbridges (10 minutes) and the path on the shores of Lago Tempanos.(30 minutes per stretch).
  • 13:30-15:30 Visit to a typical Estancia (Patagonian cattle Ranch) to taste a yummy spit roasted lamb.
  • 16:30 Arrival at Puerto Natales

INCLUDED: Guide, tea or coffee, snack, aperitif, entrance ticket to Bernardo O’higgins National Park and lunch.

NOT INCLUDED: Pick up at the place of lodging.

TOUR PRICES: (Valid from October 5, 2019 to March 31, 2020)

  • Infants from 0-1 year 50%
  • Children between 2-8 years 70%
  • General $ 94,500

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THIS TOUR:

  • It is recommended to bring warm clothes and for the rain.
  • Take your cell pone and camera fully charged.

RESERVATION POLICY

For Bookings: Contact us to check availability. You can reach us:

  1. By telephone at 56 612 371074 and/ or Whatsapp +56962038339 / +56962895442
  2. Email: [email protected]
  3. Contact Form via Website
  4. Social Networks (Facebook or Instagram)

Once confirmed availability: Request reservation via email to  [email protected]   sending data such as: names, number of people, nationality, contact number, then make the payment via Webpay Plus through our website or electronic transfer. Once the payment has been received, the reservation will be confirmed.

For groups or direct bookings you can make prepayment of 50% via bank deposit or electronic transfer. Send voucher to  [email protected] . The remaining 50% can be paid up to 24 hours before the tour.

Payment methods: Webpay plus, electronic transfer or bank deposit.

Navigations: These are carried out by external companies, therefore, we accept their comercial policies which we request to be informed before contracting the service. The main feature is that the departures and / or full development of the activity are subject to climatic conditions.    .

Refund policy for this navigation: (BALMACEDA AND SERRANO GLACIERS)

Navigation will be cancelled if there is a no-sail order issued by the Maritime Authority.

In case that once the ship sails from Puerto Natales, the program has already started but the weather conditions worsen, the captain on board will consider the convenience of aborting the trip considering first of all the safety of the passengers and secondly the ship security

In this event and if more than two hours have elapsed from the time of departure, 50% of the activity will be charged, returning the remaining 50% to the passenger. If the cancellation is within the first two hours, a 100% refund of the tour pice will be given.  .

Our service includes 24/7/365. We operate most of the tours directly and the attention is personalized at all times.

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