Walking City Tour

Visit the Municipal Cemetary and other important historical sights in Punta Arenas on this

3-hour guided walking tour

Runs October through March

Duration: 3 Hours     Cost: $40 USD

Max Passengers: 10

Meeting time AM: 10:30      Tour Ends: 13:30

Get to know the beauty and history of Punta Arenas in the best possible way- on your own two feet!

 

Visit important historical points of interest as your expert guide recounts tales from the rich history of Punta Arenas before relaxing for a locally blended cup of tea in an antique cafe.

This tour includes:

 

This tour does not include:

  • Transportation

  • Food

  • Accommodations

Itinerary

1: Rendezvous: 10:30

Meet your guide in front of Magellan's statue in the Plaza de Armas to begin your journey from there.
*Custom start times can be requested at time of booking and are subject to availability

2: Introduction: 15 minutes

Your guide will begin your adventure through Punta Arenas with a short safety briefing followed by an introduction to the historic buildings and statuary of the famous Plaza de Armas. Learn the stories of the wealthy pioneers that built their Palacios there, and who made the Region de Magallanes what it is today.

3. Mirador Cerro de la Cruz: 15 minutes

Take a leisurely climb up the hill with your guide to the Cerro de la Cruz. Once there, take in stunning views of the city and the Strait of Magellan while listening to tales of the strait's history and exploration. Pause for photos and marvel at the beauty of Punta Arenas, "La Perla del Estrecho".

4. Walk to Municipal Cemetary: 30 minutes

Continue your journey with your guide on a walk to enter the beautiful Municipal cemetery. On the way, you'll pass by beautiful architecture and historical points of interest while your guide continues to recount tales from the history of Punta Arenas. 

3: Cemetery Tour: 35 minutes

Follow your guide through the tranquil graves of the Municipal Cemetery, world-renowned for its beauty, and learn about the history and tradition of this peaceful resting place.

5. Monumento al Ovejero: 10 minutes

Take a quick visit to the Monumento al Ovejero, a beautiful bronze statue to honour the sheep farming tradition which is the heart and soul of the Region to Magallanes. 

3: Tour of Avenida Bories: 35 minutes

Get to know the beating heart of Punta Arenas with a stroll down its main street, and get to know how the people here go about their daily lives and business while discovering the secrets of this bustling avenue.

4: Tea and tour of Kallfü Café: 15 minutes

Finish your tour in the quaint antique Croatian house that is now the home of Kallfü Café. Enjoy a behind- the- scenes tour of this historical building while sampling Patagonia Blend tea before saying goodbye to your guide.

5: End of Service: 13:30*

*This timing may be subject to change based on guest mobility and walking speeds.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: This tour takes place OUTSIDE.  Please come prepared for the changeable Patagonian weather with a warm jacket, hat, gloves, and appropriate walking footwear. 

 

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