Chilean Fjords & Cape Horn

17 Days
Santiago to Buenos Aires
From (GBP)
£ 8,325
Dates & Pricing

2020 Santiago > Buenos Aires

Majestic islands, glaciers and fjords

A truly bespoke itinerary that offers up the very best of the islands and fjords of Chile.
Explore the dramatic Chilean coastline, the remote Island of Chiloe, home to Humboldt and Magellanic penguin breeding ground and the very southern tip of Tierra del Fuego, Cape Horn. Scenic Eclipse will take you deep into this majestic and glacial landscape so you can explore and see more.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
17 days
Departure City:
Return City:
Buenos Aires

17 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - UK > Santiago

    Fly from the UK overnight to Santiago.

  2. Day 2 - Santiago

    Stay overnight in a luxurious hotel.

  3. Day 3 - Santiago > Valparaiso, Chile

    The World Heritage-listed city of Valparaiso welcomes us with its long and colourful history dating back to the conquistadors.  This vibrant city is rich in theatre, music, performance and street art – most streets, staircases, alleyways and buildings are brightly painted – and exquisite Victorian architecture.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - At sea

    Relaxation beckons with so many choices on board you will wonder how time passes so quickly. Choose one of the daily activities including a class in Scenic Epicure, join an entertaining discussion in the Theatre, or make time for your own fitness regime.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Puerto Montt

    At the very end of the Pan American highway is Puerto Montt, which is the starting point for a fabled land of fjords, canals, islands, snow-capped volcanoes, green-forested hills and the enchantment of Southern Chile. Puerto Montt is the perfect starting point to explore the German cities of Frutillar and Puerto Varas.


    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 colonisation of this area.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Castro

    Visit Castro, where colourful wooden stilt houses line the waterfront and the Chilote culture is seen throughout the World Heritage-listed churches and architecture.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.


    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.


    Travel to the Chiloé National Park and stroll the Tepual pathway through a forest of tepu.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Inner Fjords

    Journey to one of the most spectacular locations in Southern Chile. Board a local catamaran and cruise into the Laguna San Rafael via a narrow opening revealing fantastic views of ice and the San Valentin Glacier. As a dramatic backdrop, the San Valentin Mountain rises from this massive ice field which is part of the Laguna San Rafael National Park.
    Visit a coastal village, located between the mouth of the Baker River, the largest river in Chile, and a small embayment of the Baker Channel. The surrounding geography is rugged, formed by a number of islands, fjords, channels and estuaries. Cruise the Angostura Ingles (English Narrows) at the foot of the massive Darwin Cordillera mountain range, the majestic scenery and wildlife of the inner passages of the Chilean Channels is an assault on the senses. Watch from the Sun Terrace, the Observation Terrace or your private verandah as the Captain and local Chilean Pilot expertly manoeuvre Scenic Eclipse through the islands and channel markers of the English Narrows.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Inner Fjords

    Explore the Inner Fjords.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Inner Fjords

    Explore the Inner Fjords.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Inner Fjords

    Explore the Inner Fjords.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Punta Arenas

    Not far from Patagonia, the city is located in the extreme south of Chile with a port and sheep-breeding history, the gateway into Antarctica will captivate you with its clean air and sophisticated European architecture.


    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Chilean Fjords

    Enjoy days of cruising as you traverse the Agostini and Garibaldi Fjords. Glaciers abound with the Monte Buckland mountain range as the backdrop.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Chilean Fjords

    A day of cruising.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Cape Horn

    The point where the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean meet, Cape Horn is steeped in maritime history and is the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago and the southernmost tip of Chile. Weather permitting, our landing on Cape Horn will show the true skill of our Captain, crew and the Discovery Team.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Ushuaia > Buenos Aires

    Disembark after breakfast for your flight back to Buenos Aires and have an overnight stay in a luxurious hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Buenos Aires > UK

    Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  17. Day 17 - Arrive UK

    Welcome home.

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