Ushuaia (Argentina) - Valparaiso (Chile)14 days / 13 nights
PONANT invites you to enjoy an unforgettable experience along the Pacific coast of South America, which offers contrasting landscapes and still-unspoiled lands.
In Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city, you will board the Le Boréal for a 14-day cruise from Patagonia to Chile.
After rounding the famous Cape Horn and sailing along the Beagle Channel, you will cross the Strait of Magellan, which separates Tierra del Fuego from South America.
From Puerto Natales, you will be able to discover the Torres del Paine National Park. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
You will also cruise to Tortel, located at the mouth of the Baker River, one of the most beautiful in Chile. This faraway village boasts unmatched architecture: stilt houses, wooden walkways, endless stairways…
After cruising along the 40th parallel south, the Le Boréal will call at Puerto Montt. You will be captivated by the incomparable beauty of the landscapes in this capital of the Lake District.
At the end of your cruise you will land in the legendary port of Valparaiso. This will be your chance to discover this ‘paradise valley' whose historic centre is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Awaken Your Sense of Wonder – with PONANT Cultural Cruises & Expeditions
The world’s only French-flagged cruise line and top cruise line worldwide in polar expeditions, PONANT Cultural Cruises & Expeditions currently has five distinctive and intimate vessels, embodying the essence of a private luxury yacht: the three-masted LE PONANT, an elegant sailing yacht accommodating 64 guests and four identically designed ‘sister ships’ with no more than 264-guests LE BORÉAL, L’AUSTRAL, LE SOLÉAL and LE LYRIAL. These luxurious ships, with a fleet of 12 zodiacs and 95% staterooms with full private balconies, sail to the remote corners of the world touching all 7 continents including regions such as: Antarctica, Northern Europe & Baltics, Mediterranean, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Asia, Australia , New Zealand, South Africa & the Arctic North on cruises ranging from three to 21 nights and including many ports and islands not accessible to large cruise ships. PONANT offers a casual luxury ambience aboard ship. From Five Star Expeditions to themed cruises, the engaging itineraries offer a wealth of fascinating shore excursion programs to ensure that every voyage is a unique and exceptional experience. The latest eco-friendly technologies, attentive service, bilingual crew, luxurious staterooms and suites, an elegant, sophisticated cuisine and a chic, yet informal atmosphere offer a cruise experience unlike any other. In addition to the best available shore excursions, the 1:2 staff to guest ratio also guarantees the best in personalized service. Ships also provide a gastronomic restaurant, full service Hammam spa and fully equipped gym. Awaken Your Sense of Wonder - Explore destinations at an unhurried pace and let the beauty that surrounds you, stir your senses. No matter where you wish to travel, our cruises will take you off the beaten path to a whole new world of adventure. Welcome aboard!
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