Patagonia - Skorpios II - Classic Route

  • days: 6
  • from: $2,435

Description

The Skorpios cruise ships are built to sail the southern fjords of Chile and give you the opportunity to witness one of the most remote and untouched regions in the world. Discover the immense ice fields and glaciers of Chilean Patagonia on this 5 night cruise.

Itinerary - DEPARTS SATURDAYS

Skorpios II sails every Saturday from September to April

Day 1. Embark Puerto Montt

Welcome aboard the Skorpios II. Enjoy a captain’s welcome dinner tonight before setting sail for the Llanquihue Archipelago and Ancud Gulf. [L,D]

Day 2. Patagonia

Today you sail through the Moraleda and Ferronave Channels, landing at Puerto Aguirre. After spending time in this fishing village, return to the ship and cruise through the Ferronave, Pilcomayo and Costa channels. [B,L,D]

Day 3. Patagonia

This morning you’ll enter the San Marino lagoon and anchor near the famous glacier. Weather permitting, enjoy a zodiac excursion among the multi-coloured ice floes. Later this afternoon you cruise out towards the Quitralco Fjord. [B,L,D]

Day 4. Patagonia

This morning you’ll be able to bathe in the region’s amazing natural hot springs before taking a memorable excursion to the inner fjord (weather permitting). [B,L,D]

Day 5. Patagonia

Cruise through the Leucayec Channel, then cross the Corcovado Gulf, sailing along the eastern coast of Chiloé Island, where you visit the beautiful city of Castro. This evening enjoy a captain’s farewell dinner. [B,L,D]

Day 6. Disembark Puerto Montt

This morning we arrive in Puerto Montt. After breakfast it’s time to disembark. [B]

Inclusions

TRAVEL

  • Sightseeing based on shared vehicles

ACCOMMODATION & MEALS

  • 5 nights on board the Skorpios II cruise vessel on a full board basis including an open bar
  • Accommodation based on twin-share cabin located on the Acropolis deck with private facilities
  • All meals on board (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Port taxes

Tour Guides

  • Sightseeing tours include bilingual guides

SIGHTSEEING

  • All shore excursions offered by Skorpios II are included

Exclusions

  • Airfares
  • Tipping whilst on board
  • Transfers to and from the port - if required, please request at time of booking

Tour Options (request at time of cruise booking)

Clients arriving into Puerto Montt on a Friday can purchase one pre-night on board the ship which includes:

  • Dinner on Friday night
  • Lodging in assigned cabin
  • Buffet breakfast Saturday morning

Please Note: Skorpios cruises only operate between September and April.

The Small Print: Prices are per person based on twin share with private facilities on a minimum of 2 passengers. Single traveller prices are available upon request. Seasonal surcharge may apply over peak travel periods, holiday seasons and special events. Itinerary is subject to change without notice. Cabin upgrades and itinerary length variations may be available, please contact Bunnik Tours for more details.

Visa Requirements: For Australian passport holders, a Chile Reciprocity Fee of $117pp US is payable upon arrival by cash or credit card. For non-Australian passport holders, please check with your travel agent.