Staying at Lakutaia Hotel – the southernmost hotel of the world - provides you with the opportunity to visit places of unparallelled beauty. Marvel at the Majestic Darwin Mountain, crowned by innumerable glaciers. At the southernmost point of Tierra del Fuego island, you will be able to navigate through intricate channels, breathtaking fjords and the mythical Cape Horn, landmark of sailboat enthusiasts from all over the world. Lakutaia Hotel offers 24 comfortable double rooms with private bath, central heating. Facilities include an excellent restaurant with international and typical regional cuisine, spacious halls for a comfortable stay, internet area and a nice library/map facility, where guests can look up all the topics related to the culture and nature - fauna, flora and geography of this southernmost region of South America. Mountain bikes and kayaks are also available at the hotel.
Flight to Puerto Williams and on, across famous Cape Horn. After arrival at Puerto Williams airfield transfer to nearby Lakutaia Hotel for check-in and lunch. In the evening you will trek to the summit of "La Bandera Hill", where you will be able to have a spectacular view of Beagle Channel and the city. Returning to Lakutaia, the tour guide will give an informative briefing about the area and its rich history. Dinner. Lodging at Hotel Lakutaia in Puerto Williams. (L,D)
After breakfast, travel by bus to Puerto Navarino, a Chilean Navy base prior to the founding of Puerto Williams. Today we can see the remains of large concrete houses, some 20 bungalows and a plaque remembering the tragedy of 1859, during which 6 English missionaries died at the hands of the Yagan Indians. We will also visit the Yamana Cemetery. Afterwards we drive along the Charles Darwin Route, passing the places Darwin visited on his famous voyage. We will then sail on the Victory Schooner to Wulaia, a site of exceptional beauty on the northwestern coast of Navarino island, from where Anglican missionary started to work with the Yamana people. Once we disembark in this beautiful place, we climb up the mountain to contemplate the impressive landscape of Hoste island (which inspired Jules Verne's book "The survivors of the Jonathan"), Wollaston islands and Nassau bay. After enjoying a typical Patagonian barbeque for lunch, departure to Puerto Ambarino. In the evening we return to Lakutaia. Dinner. Overnight Hotel Lakutaia in Pto Williams. (B,L,D)
After breakfast we start our full day horseback excursion to Cascadas los Bronces. We stop for a good picnic lunch, with panoramic views of the Beagle Channel. Back to Lakutaia. Dinner. Overnight Hotel Lakutaia in Puerto Williams. (Alternative activities may be arranged on request for this day: e.g.: trekking or hiking) (B,P,D)
After breakfast a guided tour to the ecological Omora Park is scheduled. The Omora Park has been established as research project and outdoor classroom that allows visitors to gain an appreciation of the ecosystem and wildlife of Antarctica and Tierra del Fuego, by means of an interpretive trail system. The tour is completed with a visit to Kipa Akar, a workshop of Yagan crafts, located in Villa Ukika in Puerto Williams. Transfer to the airport and return flight from Puerto Williams to Punta Arenas.
Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather conditions and flight schedules!
|1 Sep 2013 - 30 Apr 2014|
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Lakutaia Hotel, whose name means 'Cormorant Bay' in the local Yamana language, is situated at the end of the world, in one of the most remote corners of Chile's Antarctic Region, known as Cape Horn. Lakutaia Hotel has 24 comfortable double rooms with private bath, central heating, international and typical regional cuisine, spacious halls for a comfortable stay and a nice library/map reading room where guests can read up on all sorts of topics related to the culture, nature, wildlife and geography of this southernmost part of the world.