Atlas Ocean Voyages World Navigator
12-Night Valparaiso to Ushuaia
November 21, 2022 through December 3, 2022
Get ready to lift the limits and extend the reach of adventure travel by sea with Atlas’s World Navigator. Venture to those small villages and remote locations you only see in your social feed. Our luxe-adventure journets take you to the unreachable, and bring you back on board to the simple elegance you are accustomed to.
|November 21. 2022||Valparaiso, Santiago, Chile||6:00 PM|
|November 22, 2022||At Sea|
|November 23, 2022||Castro, Chile||3:00 PM||8:00 PM|
|November 24, 2022||At Sea|
|November 25, 2022||Scenic Navigation – Chilean Fjords, English Narrows|
|November 26, 2022||Pio Xi Glacier – Captain’s Choice||7:00 AM||1:30 PM|
|November 27, 2022||Puerto Natales, Chile||2:00 PM||Overnight|
|November 28, 2022||Puerto Natales, Chile||Overnight||8:00 PM|
|November 29, 2022||Torres del Paine / Balmaceda National Parks|
|November 30, 2022||Punta Arenas, Chile||8:00 AM||8:00 PM|
|December 1, 2022||Captain’s Choice- Aguila & Condor Glaciers|
|December 2, 2022||Romanche Glacier|
|December 3, 2022||Ushuaia, Argentina||8:00 AM|
Queen Stateroom w/Balcony (B2)
Queen Stateroom w/Juliet Balcony (A2)
*Price based on Double Occupancy. Taxes & Fees extra. Optional insurance is available at an additional cost.
VALPARAISO, SANTIAGO, CHILE
In Valparaíso, walk in the footsteps of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda and immerse yourself in its proud naval history at Plaza Sotomayor. For an unforgettable view of the city, ascend on one of its 15 funiculars. Well worth the journey inland, you can be at the center of Santiago in approximately 90 minutes. Be sure to see Palacio de La Moneda, the presidential palace, and view the Plaza de Armas with its 18th century cathedral, along with stylish residential areas around San Cristobal Hill. Museum lovers will be drawn to the Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino and Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, among others.
Castro is the welcoming capital of the Chiloé Province, best explored on foot. It is home to a total of 16 churches in and around the island and recognized by UNESCO for their unique cultural value. Many were constructed almost entirely from native wood in the Chilote architecture style with each one having its own individual color scheme. Once you’ve admired the neo-Gothic and classical architecture of the churches, wander through the Plaza de Armas where you’ll find a handcraft fair selling all sorts of wonderful items. You can also stop for a visit at Chiloé’s Contemporary Art Museum.
PUERTO NATALES, CHILE
Patagonia covers about 260,000 square miles in size-roughly the same as Texas-and spans a significant portion of lower South America. It is here where the tiny town of Puerto Natales and its striking views out over the mountains stands out. You can hike, bike, or take a boat across the cool waters of the fjord and thrill to the stunning views of the mountain peaks that surround you. Puerto Natales is also your gateway to the majesty of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Torres del Paine. Navigate through Last Hope Sound at Bernardo O’Higgins National Park to reach the Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers.
PUNTA ARENAS, CHILE
Experience one of the world’s most captivating places with an abundance of natural treasures in Punta Arenas. Take a boat or a kayak along the winding Strait of Magellan. The fjords and channels are celebrated for their natural beauty of glacial and mountainous scenery. It is also home to several islands, including Magdalena Island where penguins are eager to meet your acquaintance-60,000 of them. These Magellan Penguins comprise the largest colony of penguins in Chile. For a wildlife-centric trek, head to Torres del Paine, deemed a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. Spot majestic condors soaring overhead. Look out for foxes, huemul or Andean deer and guanacos along the way.
The snow-capped Martial Mountains behind a sprawling city of colorful buildings create the backdrop of Ushuaia, Argentina. A mix of historic buildings and rugged nature adventures make this city the perfect fit for the curious explorer who wants to go beyond the surface.
Don’t let the nickname the “End of the World” fool you. Although it lies on the southernmost tip of South America among the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, Ushuaia is far from the end of any adventure. Where the Andes meet the Beagle Channel lies a lively town ready and waiting to take you on the thrill ride of a lifetime.
The wild forest of Parque Yatana entices you to hike and explore its many trails as you find your way through Argentina’s lush nature and rich, indigenous culture. The forest’s name translates to “weave” in the native language of Yaghan. Here, you will find arts and crafts from the indigenous communities on display, giving you a sense of wonder.
For a greater challenge, take the trail that leads from downtown to Martial Glacier. The scene before your eyes gives way from green grass to rocky, black peaks spattered with white snow. The heart-pounding trek takes you through an unbelievable path that leads to a view of the Andes Mountains, Ushuaia, and the ocean.