Seaside Hike to Faro San Isidro

Duration: 9 Hours

Difficulty: Moderate
 

Visit the Southernmost lighthouse on the American Continent, beautiful Faro San Isidro, on this day-long hiking adventure.

Walk in the shadow of Mount Tarn, explored by Charles Darwin during his Beagle voyage. Witness the beauty of Patagonia’s fjords and channels ecosystem while you learn about the geology and ecology of this unique habitat, just 70km outside of Punta Arenas.
 

Stunning views, fresh air, and amazing facts make time fly during this 8-hour easy-medium difficulty guided hiking excursion. 

Details:

  • Max Passengers: 10

  • Public Tour Cost: $175 USD  PRICE MATCH GUARANTEE

  • Pick-Up: 08:00

  • Drop-Off: 17:00

  • ​​See Itinerary

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What's Included:

  • Meals, snacks, and beverages typical of the region

  • Transportation from your hotel or accommodation

  • Use of a trekking pole & binoculars

Exclusions:

  • Transportation to/from the airport 

  • Gratuities

Please Note:

  • This experience takes place outside. Please come prepared for the weather conditions of the day.

  • This experience takes place over uneven terrain and is not recommended for those with decreased mobility.

  • Passengers should have a moderate physical fitness level.

  • This tour requires a minimum number of passengers to run. In the event that it is cancelled because the minimum is not met, you will be subject to a full refund.

What to Bring:

  • Please prepare for the weather by dressing in layers and bringing a rain jacket, hat, and warm gloves.

  • Please wear appropriate hiking footwear (no sandals!) to ensure your enjoyment and safety on this hike.

  • Please bring your reusable water bottle for hydration on the trail.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Public Tours cancelled up to 24 hours before the tour date are subject to a full refund. Within 24 hours of the tour date, no refund will be issued 

  • In the unlikely event that we have to cancel your tour, or your cruise ship is unable to tender, a full refund will be applied.  

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Itinerary

Pick-Up

Start your morning out by getting picked up at your hotel or accommodation by your expert guide and your professional driver to set off towards the South.

Virgen del Carmen

Take a bit of a break from travel and get pictures at the monument to the Virgen del Carmen. Learn about Carmen's significance to Chile, and about the special meaning that this particular monument has to this area.

Fin del Camino

Arrive with your fellow hikers to the Fin del Camino- the very end of the Southernmost highway in the Americas, and prepare for your day. Enjoy tea, coffee, and yerba mate as your guide briefs you for the adventure ahead.

Hike to San Isidro

Walk south along the coast of the Strait of Magellan, stopping for breaks at points of interest to learn about the wildlife, flora, geology, and history of this region, all the way to San Isidro. 

Picnic at the Lighthouse

Enjoy good food and new friends as you snack on local cuisine in the shadow of Faro San Isidro, resting up for your hike back. 

Return to the Fin del Camino

Appreciate the changes in the tide and time as you hike back along the beach to return to the Fin del Camino.

Celebration at the End of the Road

End your hike on a high note with a beachside celebration. Have some drinks and snacks before packing up and heading back to Punta Arenas city.

Bahia Mansa

Get up close to the tiny traditional fishing boats used by those who brave the treacherous strait to bring in King Crab and Merlusa. Interact with locals as they bring their catch in for the day, and even snag a deal on fresh-caught seafood!

Drop-Off

Say goodbye to your fellow hikers and get dropped off to your hotel, accommodation, or other Punta Arenas destination to rest up for whatever adventure you will go to next!

 

For information about what to pack for your hiking excursion, click here.

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