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Full day Estancia La Península

Feel like a real gaucho from Chilean Patagonia

1 day
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$221
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Full day Estancia La Península tour information

location_onPuerto Natales
timer 1 day
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Starts

Between 8:30 and 9:00 a.m. at your accommodation in Puerto Natales

Ends

Between 4:45 and 5:00 p.m. to your accommodation in Puerto Natales

Included

  • Transfer to the pier from Puerto Natales
  • Navigation to the Estancia
  • Guide
  • Typical Patagonian food (vegetarian option)
  • 1 activity to choose from

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The order of the visits could be altered, but it will not affect the content of the program. The schedules of the tickets and transports could be subject to modifications.
SAFE ADVENTURE – Covid 19
This activity includes the appropriate protection measures to ensure your safety. In addition, our excursions are outdoor and in small groups to reduce the risk of contagion. Remember to follow the instructions of the staff during the development of the excursion.

restoreCancellation policy


Free cancellation! You can cancel this tour and you’ll receive 100% refund of the amount paid if you cancel more than 30 days in advance. Between 30 and 15 days before the tour start date, 50% of the total amount will be refunded. After this time, or if you don’t show up, no refunds will be given.
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The full day tour at Estancia La Peninsula is a tour for those who want to feel how is the life of an authentic local in the Chilean Patagonia, living from what nature offers you and surrounded by animals. In this tour you will travel by boat to the Antonio Varas peninsula, in front of Puerto Natales, surrounded by fjords, mountains and glaciers. You will choose an activity during the day: horse riding, a 4x4 road route, bird watching or hiking. After the activity you will enjoy a typical Patagonian food totally ecological: lamb stick raised in the Estancia itself or the vegetarian option. Finally, you will have a guided tour where you will learn everything about sheep grazing and their shepherd dogs.

Tour itinerary

todayDÍA 1 Puerto Natales - Estancias La Península - Puerto Natales

Between 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. they will pick you up at your lodging in Puerto Natales to take you to the pier. After a 30-minute boat ride you will arrive at Estancia La Península, where a typical country breakfast will be waiting for you: Sopaipilla (fried bread) with marmalade with tea, coffee or mate (typical infusion in Chile).
After breakfast it will be time to choose the activity you want to do. You can choose one of the following activities: · Riding on a horse on a route through the whole area of the estancia together with a horse expert and a guide. · Do a hiking route through the mountains where you will learn about the flora and fauna of the area. · Sighting of autochthonous birds. · Adventure with a 4x4 all-terrain vehicle and receive a guided tour of the area. If you wish, you can also relax in the living room of the Estancia next to a warm tea or observe the landscape at your own pace.
At the end of the chosen activity you will meet the whole group to eat a typical and traditional Patagonian menu at the Estancia: organically raised lamb roasted on a stick, together with a good Chilean wine, salad and homemade sauces (there is also the option of eating hake or the vegetarian option, made up of pomegranate potoros).
After this delicious peasant food you will live for the next hour as the authentic inhabitants of the Peninsula. Life in the estancia revolves around the animals, you will witness how the shepherd dogs work in a demonstration of how they organize the flock of sheep.
Afterwards, you will go to the shearing shed. There you will learn with the whole group how the sheep are sheared, as well as a lot of curiosities about the sheep world, the classification of wool, holistic management and regenerative agriculture in coexistence with livestock.
At the end of all the explanations about the sheep world you will have a guided visit to all the facilities of the Estancia and you will visit a nearby viewpoint where you will appreciate the views of the Patagonian ecosystem.
After this day of peasant life in Patagonia, you will head back to your lodging in Puerto Natales, where you will arrive around 5 p.m.

What to bring to Full day Estancia La Península

The climate in Torres del Paine is very variable. The period when you do this is spring and summer, therefore you will have less rain and temperatures can range between 5º and 25º degrees (Celsius). In this zone, the climate is very changeable and during the same day you can suffer cold, heat and even strong winds. For that reason, it’s important to take good equipment and many layers of clothes to be able to regulate your temperature. We recommend you to take with you:
  • Original passport (the same one you used to book the tour)
  • Waterproof shoes with thick soles
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat or cap
  • Sunscreen
  • Raincoat or rain poncho
  • Warm clothing

Where does the tour Full day Estancia La Península start

If you are travelling from Santiago de Chile, the best option is to take a flight to Punta Arenas. From Punta Arenas, you can take a bus that is just 3:15 hours away and will bring you to the Puerto Natales bus station. Another very common starting point is El Calafate (Argentina), there are buses that connect this Argentinian city directly with Puerto Natales which is a 5 hours journey.

Full day Estancia La Península tour reviews with Howlanders

5
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5.0
Quality-price ratio
5.0
Transportation
5.0
Guide
5.0
Rodrigo Sartorio · 9 de febrero de 2020
Amazing day, very nice and kind staff, good food, everything was great !!!

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