DAY 1. PUNTA ARENAS – TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK
We depart in the morning for a driving through the steppe of Patagonia to reach the area of National Park Torres del Paine, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. On the route we will scan all the alkaline lagoons and ponds to make the first attempts to find the unique Magellanic Plover and other species of waterfowl and waders. The drive will be the perfect chance to start the quest for the specialties of these areas as the Lesser Rhea, Chocolate-vented Tyrant and Least Seedsnipe among others. // Breakfast and Box Lunch. Overnight in Cerro Castillo
Some of the species of the day: Flying Steamer Duck, Crested Duck, Lesser Rhea, Chilean Flamingos, Coscoroba Swans, Common Miner, Black-chested Buzzard Eagle, Southern Crested Caracara among others
DAY 2. TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK
Birding at different stunning areas of Torres del Paine. // Breakfast, Box Lunch included. Overnight in Torres del Paine National Park.
Some of the species of the day: Spectacled Duck, Magellanic Woodpecker, Silvery Grebe, Austral Parakeet, Torrent Duck, Patagonian Sierra Finch, Southamerican Snipe, Austral Pygmy Owl, among others.
DAY 3. SIERRA BAGUALES – PUNTA ARENAS
Exploring the Baguales mountain range, located north-east of Torres del Paine. // Breakfast, Box Lunch included. Overnight in Punta Arenas
Some of the species of the day: Patagonian Mockingbird, Grey-bellied Shrike Tyrant, Grey-breasted Seedsnipe, Cinnamon-bellied Ground Tyrant, Yellow-bridled Finch, among others.
DAY 4. TIERRA DEL FUEGO
Ferry to Tierra del Fuego to explore the last corner of the American continent and cross the legendary Magellanic Straight. We will visit the area of Baquedano Hills and Useless Bay for the Colony of King Penguins and different coastal and moorland areas as the Natural Monument Laguna Los Cisnes. // Breakfast and Box Lunch included. Overnight in Porvenir
Some of the species of the day: King Penguin, Southern-Giant Petrels, Southern Fulmar, Magellanic Diving- Petrel, Black-throated Finch, Austral Canastero, Rufous-chested Dotterel among others.
DAY 5. TIERRA DEL FUEGO – PUNTA ARENAS
Morning dedicated to explore the lagoons around around the town of Porvenir looking for more specialties as the rare Magellanic Plover and some other remarkable birds as the Two-banded Plover, Wilson’s Phalarope, White-rumped Sandpiper among others. In the afternoon we cross back to the mainland. // Breakfast and Box Lunch included.
Some of the species of the day: Magellanic Plover, Two-Banded Plover, Dolphin Gull, King Cormorant, Southamerican Tern, among others.