Puerto Natales - Patagonia Chile

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Travel guide to Puerto Natales, Patagonia Chile

PUERTO NATALES: exclusive tourist information of the area including Torres del Paine National Park, the Milodon cave, hotels listings, services, activities, trips, pictures, maps.

PUERTO NATALES: capital of the Ultima Esperanza province, it has been founded in 1911 and today the population is almost 16,000 inhabitants.
It is a center of services for the cattle activity and output port of the production of the sector.
With a hotel infrastructure that has multiplied in the last years, casino and a wide offer to the main tourist attractiveness, gives complete attention to an enormous quantity of visitors of the National Parks Torres del Paine, Bernardo O'Higgins and the snowdrifts of the fiords of the region.

Puerto Natales
Torres del Paine


Transfer to the Pier to get on board at approximately 8 am everyday during summer season. After sailing for about 15 minutes we will arrive at Bories Port, and industrial place. One hour later, we will navigate Señoret Channel, Eberhard Fiord and Ultima Esperanza. After two hours navigation from Natales Port, under normal conditions, we will reach “Cormoranes” Colony, having hundreds of these birds, resembling penguins. As we get nearer the Fiord, the landscape becomes wilder and more attractive, for its vigorous mountains. Now we have majestic Balmaceda Mount before us, as well as the glacier bearing the same name, being detached from the eastern side. This mount is 2035 m high and there are very few antecedents of its having been climbed up to its main peak. The above mentioned glacier is in recession as nearly all glaciers in the planet. After sailing for 4 hours, we will come alongside Puerto Toro pier; walking about 1000 m. you can get to the glacier on foot. Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers belong to Balmaceda Mount National Park. You can see the mountains of Paine from the ship. Return to Puerto Natales and end of navigation. Transfer to hotel.

Departure from the hotel in Natales Port, to Milodón Cave, a pre-historical extant mammal. Trip goes on by the Patagonian prairie, crossing the lands of cattle "estancias”. At the Towers of Paine National Park, declared World Biosphere Reserve by the UNESCO, we will contemplate the Patagonian Mountain Range and a large amount of lakes and glaciers. The most outstanding spots will be: Amarga Lagoon, Nordenskojld Lake, Peohé Lake, Grande and Chico Falls, Towers of Paine, Grey Lake and Glacier.

Balmaceda y Serrano excursion (Flash Movie)
Torres del Paine excursion (Flash Movie)

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