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Chonos Route - Cruise the Norther Patagonian Glaciers & Chiloe

Chonos Route - Cruise the Norther Patagonian Glaciers & Chiloe Image

Location:

Puerto Montt

Starting Price:

$1,400

Number of Days:

6

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Departures every Saturday and returning Thursday, mid-September through late-February. Optional extra night aboard on Friday night available for extra cost.

Itinerary Details

Puerto Montt

FRIDAY: optional additonal night. (additional cost). Check-in from 06:00 pm. onwards. This includes accommodation in the booked cabin, welcome-cocktail, dinner with wines and open bar, as well as breakfast-buffet.

SATURDAY: 12:00 pm. 
Weigh anchor from Puerto Montt. Sailing through the archipelago of Llanquihue with sight on the city of Calbuco. Ancud Gulf. 04:30 pm. Arrival in Quemchi on the island of Chiloé. Disembark on small boats towards the picturesque village where you can visit a handicraft market, cafes, the museum of the Chilean author Francisco Coloane and stroll around the beautiful streets. 06:30 pm. Continuing sailing south along the archipelago of Chiloé, crossing the Gulf of Corcovado at midnight.

SUNDAY: 08:00 am.
Navegation through the channels of Moraleda and Ferronave. Arrival at the fishing village of Puerto Aguirre at 11:00 am. Disembarking in this village enclosed by the Chonos archipelago. We will walk through the streets, passing a typical Patagonian rainforest arriving at a lookout. 01:30 pm. Navigation through the channels of Ferronave, Pilcomayo and Casma. 04:00 pm. Arrival at Islote Barrientos, where we disembark to smaller boats approaching the rock formations to visit one of the largest bird colonies in Chile, counting Kelp Gulls, Rock shags, Red-legged shags and Imperial shags. These birds are accompanied by South American fur seals. 05:00 pm. Heading south, arriving approximately at 10:00 pm. in Caleta Quesahuen or Punta Leopardos which is 20 nautical miles from the Glacier of San Rafael.

MONDAY: 07:30 am. 
Crossing the channel of Tempanos to the entrance of the lagoon San Rafael. 09:00 am. The vessel anchors at 2 km. from the glacier. Boat excursions among the multicolored icebergs take place as weather conditions allow so. 02:30 pm. Ship approaches the glacier. 04:00 pm. Setting sails in direction of Quitralco-Fjord.

TUESDAY: 08:00 am. 
Berth at the pier of Quitralco. After breakfast passengers can enjoy inside and outside hot springs with temperatures of 32º C and 38º C. If weather there will be boat excursions to the inside of the Fjord. 05:00 pm.Sailing towards Chiloé, navigating through the channels of Moraleda and Pérez Norte.

WEDNESDAY: 12:15 am. 
Navigating through the channel of Leucayec, crossing the Gulf of Corcovado around 05:30 am.If passengers are lucky they can observe humpbacks or blue whales in this zone. Continue sailing along the east coast of Chiloé, arriving at 11:00 am. at Islote Conejos, in the channel Queilen. Disembarking on small boats visiting the island inhabited by Magellan penguins and birds. 01:00 pm. Sailing through the islands of Lemuy and Chelín. 04:30 pm.Arriving in Dalcahue, we highly recommend visiting the handicraft market, the church and strolling along the promenade. 11:00 pm. Leaving towards Puerto Montt. Farewell party, Captains dinner.

THURSDAY: 08:00 hrs. 
Breakfast on board while docking in Puerto Montt. 09:00 am. Disembarking and transfer of passengers.

 

 

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