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28 - Day #1 - Valparaíso, Chile departs 19:00
busy modern port, Valparaiso
is renowned for its Historic Quarter, which extends from the atmospheric narrow
streets by the waterfront up the hills topped with colorful 19th-century mansions and houses.
29 - Day #2 - Cruising
Whether you seek an
adrenaline rush or total tranquility, our ships have it all. Try rock
climbing and experience whimsical aerial shows that take place high above.
Melt away land-based stress with a spa massage, build a scrapbook of memories
or simply relax poolside.
1 - Day #3 - Puerto Montt, Chile
09:00 DEPARTS 19:00 (TENDERED)
Founded by German colonists in 1853, Puerto Montt is one of Chile's most important cities.
Located at the end of the Pan American highway, it is the region’s transport
hub, and the gateway to the mystical terrain of southern Chile.
Hour Private Tour
2 - Day #4 - Cruising: Chilean Fjords
With almost 1,000
miles of islands, channels and fjords, Chile's
Fjords rival the famous fjords of Norway. Have your camera ready as
you cruise past the amazing seascapes with views of snow-capped volcanoes and
3 - Day #5 - Cruising: Strait of Magellan
One of the world's
most scenic and challenging waterways, the Strait of Magellan was long the
only nautical passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
4 - Day #6 - Punta Arenas, Chile
Arrives 7am departs 5:30pm
Strait of Magellan, Punta Arenas
is the world's southernmost city. You'll find maritime history in the port
which is also the gateway to nature and wildlife of Chilean Patagonian.
- Things to do in Punta Arenas
America’s most fascinating cemeteries, with both humble immigrant graves and
flashy tombs, like that of wool baron José Menéndez,
a scale replica of Rome’s
monument, according to Bruce Chatwin. See the map
inside the main entrance gate.
easy 15-minute stroll northeast of the plaza, or catch
any taxi colectivo (shared taxi with specific
route) in front of the Museo Regional Braun-Menéndez on Magallanes.
Pioneer days are made real
again at the Patagonian Institute's Museo del Recuerdo ,
part of the Universidad de Magallanes. On display
are a collection of antique farm and industrial machinery, a typical pioneer
house and shearing shed, and a wooden-wheeled shepherds' trailer. The library
has historical maps and a series of historical and scientific publications.
Any taxi colectivo that is heading to the Zona Franca will drop you across the street.
5 - Day #7 - Ushuaia, Argentina
10:00 DEPARTS 19:00 (TENDERED)
Ushuaia is the world's southernmost city, a
remote area chartered and explored by the likes of Magellan, Cook and Darwin. Explore its diverse landscapes of mountains, glaciers and subantarctic forests.
Tourist attractions include
the Tierra del Fuego National
Bay. The park can be
reached by highway, or via the End of the World Train (Tren
del Fin del Mundo) from Ushuaia. The city has a
museum of Yámana, English, and Argentine
settlement, including its years as a prison colony. Wildlife attractions
include local birds, penguins, seals,
many of these species colonizing islands in the Beagle
Channel. There are daily bus and boat tours to Harberton,
the Bridges family compound. Tours also visit the Les Eclaireurs
Lighthouse. Les Eclaireurs is
sometimes confused with the "Lighthouse at the End of the World" (Faro
del fin del mundo) made famous by Jules
the novel of the same name; but the latter lies some 200 mi
(320 km) east of Ushuaia on Isla de los Estados (Staten Island).
6 - Day #8 - CRUISING: CAPE HORN, CHILE
Arrives 06:00 Departs
For generations of
mariners, rounding Cape Horn has been a
celebrated accomplishment. As the ship's captain and crew navigate, you can
take in the windswept and rugged terrain of the remote region called
"the far end of the earth."
7 - Day #9 - Cruising
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8 - Day #10 - Puerto Madryn, Argentina
08:00 DEPARTS 17:30 (DOCKED)
Madryn's varied attractions include incredible beaches, and historic
sites steeped in Welsh tradition. From here, you can visit the world-famous
wildlife sanctuary on Peninsula Valdes and a penguin rookery in Punta Tombo.
Address - Belgrano 323
9 - Day #11 - Cruising
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10 - Day #12 - Punta del Este, Uruguay
ARRIVES 09:00 DEPARTS 19:00 (TENDERED)
Uruguay's upscale resort town draws an international crowd of jet
setters to its beautiful beaches. Beyond the sand, sea and sun, you can
explore a rich arts scene, fine dining and great shopping in Punta del Este.
- Things to do in Punta del Este
11 - Day #13 - Montevideo, Uruguay
ARRIVES 07:00 DEPARTS 17:00 (DOCKED)
European ambiance infuses the Uruguyan
capital, from its historic Old City, the leafy Prado neighborhood
to districts filled with elegant Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Modernist
buildings. Countryside and vineyards are within easy reach.
- Top things to do in Montevideo
12 - Day #14 - Buenos Aires, Argentina
ARRIVES 05:00 (DOCKED)
Tango, asados, and
European-infused elegance are still part of Buenos Aires. But the cultured capital is
increasingly cosmopolitan, as seen in the galleries, boutiques and
restaurants in trendy districts like the revitalized Puerto Madero.
- Top things to do in Buenos A
13 - Day #15 - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tango, asados, and European-infused elegance are still part of Buenos Aires. But the
cultured capital is increasingly cosmopolitan, as seen in the galleries,
boutiques and restaurants in trendy districts like the revitalized Puerto
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