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Chilean Fjords & Cape Horn

19 days with Scenic   Rating: Deluxe

Itinerary
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Day 1 Lima (Callao)
Welcome to Lima, Peru where your journey into wonder begins with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Raise your glass this evening and toast the start of your luxurious cruise. (Dinner)

Day 2 Paracas
Paracas Bay, on the Pacific coastline of Peru is where the desert and the sea meet in spectacular landscapes. The cliffs that frame the beaches are prolific with wildlife including millions of seagulls and cormorants that are year round residents, as well as many migratory birds including guano birds and Humboldt penguins. Explore the wildlife rich Ballestas Islands, home to sea lion colonies and more than 200 species of birds.

Enrich
Witness a private performance of entertaining Peruvian musicians as you sample the national drink, the Pisco Sour against the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 At sea
Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort, perhaps take a dip in the Scandinavian inspired plunge pools or sooth your muscles and mind in the relaxation lounge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 At sea
A day at sea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 At sea
A day at sea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Valparaíso
The World Heritage-listed city of Valparaíso welcomes you with its long and colourful history dating back to the Conquistadors. This vibrant city is rich in theatre, music, performance and street art, with most streets, staircases, alleyways and buildings brightly painted.

Freechoice: Experience the winding cobblestone labyrinths of alleyways and bustling streets, and see brightly-coloured houses on the hills with your local guide or travel to the Casablanca Valley and taste some of Chile’s finest vintages. Alternatively, visit Viña del Mar and discover why it is known as the ‘Garden City’. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7 At sea
Relax on board or join an informative and entertaining presentation by your Discovery Team. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8 Puerto Montt
At the very end of the Pan American highway is Puerto Montt, the starting point for the fabled land of fjords, canals, islands, snow-capped volcanoes, green-forested hills and the enchantment of Southern Chile.

Freechoice: Visit Puerto Varas and Frutillar and see the beauty of these towns set in the middle of lakes and mountains. Alternatively explore Osorno Volcano and Petrohué Falls or choose to visit the Felmer Museum and Frutillar, and learn about the German colonization history of this area. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9 Castro
Visit Castro, where the attractions of Chiloe and the local culture is combined with modern development to create one of the most interesting cities on Chiloe Island.

Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

Freechoice: Explore Castro and two of the World Heritage Listed chapels or discover the village of Dalcahue and the island of Quinchao. Alternatively see the farmlands and countryside on horseback.

Discovery: Travel to the Chiloe National Park and stroll the Tepual pathway through a forest of tepu. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10 San Rafael Lagoon
Journey to one of the most spectacular locations in Southern Chile. Board a local catamaran and cruise into the Laguna via a narrow opening revealing fantastic views of floating pieces of ice and the San Valentin Glacier. This glacier also has the distinction of being the world’s nearest glacier to the Equator. As a dramatic backdrop, the San Valentin Mountain rises from this massive ice field which is part of the Laguna San Rafael National Park. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11 Inner Fjords
Your senses will be overloaded with the majestic scenery and wildlife of the inner passages of the Chilean Channels, at the foot of the massive Darwin Cordillera mountain range. Watch from the Sky Terrace, the Observation Terrace or your private verandah as the Captain and local Chilean Pilot expertly manoeuvres Scenic Eclipse through the islands and channel markers of the English Narrows. Glaciers abound in this incredible landscape and you will discover the El Brujo and Amalia glaciers and many more highlights in these marvellous days of exploration. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12 Inner Fjords
Cruise the Inner Fjords. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13 Inner Fjords
Cruise the Inner Fjords. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 14 Punta Arenas
Freechoice: Join a local guide for a walking tour of Punta Arenas, or visit the Magellan Strait Park and Fort Bulnes and learn the history of this area. Choose to step back in time with a visit to the Nao Victoria’s full-size replica of the Magellan’s ship at Salesian Museum or visit an estancia and discover a new way of life. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 15 Punta Arenas
Today visit Magdalena Island. Lying in the Magellan Strait, this small island is a national monument of Chile and a breeding location for many species of birds including the Magellanic Penguin. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 16 Chilean Fjords
Sensory days of cruising await as you traverse the Agostini and Garibaldi Fjords. Glaciers abound with the Monte Buckland mountain range as the backdrop. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 17 Chilean Fjords
Cruise the Chilean Fjords. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 18 Cape Horn
The point where the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean meet, Cape Horn is the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago and at the southernmost tip of Chile. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 19 Ushuaia > Buenos Aires
Your cruise ends as you disembark and fly to Buenos Aires, taking away memories of an unforgettable journey. 

Please book your flight to depart after 8pm. (Breakfast)

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All This Included
Experience the very best of the islands and fjords of Patagonia & Chile on this all-inclusive luxury cruise on board Scenic Eclipse. Visit Tierra del Fuego.

A truly bespoke itinerary that offers up the very best of the islands and fjords of Patagonia and Chile. Starting in the largest seaport in Peru, before continuing down the Chilean coastline into the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Ushuaia.

Discover resident colonies of sea lions and more than 200 species of birds on the Ballestas Islands in Peru and the Magellanic penguins in Chile. Abounding in natural phenomenon you will appreciate the enormity of the glaciers and fjords from the Zodiacs and kayaks or soar above it all in the helicopter^. (^Helicopter and Submarine excursions are an additional expense, subject to regulatory approval, ice and weather conditions)
  • 53 meals including 18 Breakfasts, 17 Lunches and 18 Dinners
Accommodations
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Eclipse
Notes
  • Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
For Scenic terms and conditions, please click here.

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.