Puma Encounter from Comfort

Actively track pumas with professional guides on two full-day excursions from a comfortable hotel in Torres del Paine. Visit to a working estancia is included with transfers from Punta Arenas. Option to extend itinerary with additional excursions or more puma tracking.

4 Days

$2,130

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Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

Visit a typical Patagonia ranch for lunch and enjoy an athentic sheepdog and sheep shearing show

Search for the ultimate snapshot opportunity of the puma, learn the habits of the puma and it's behaviour from an expert in Puma-watching, animal observation and photography 

Depart from the Punta Arenas airport 

Start from Punta Arenas and end at Punta Arenas

Landmarks visited on Puma Encounter from Comfort

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival to Punta Arenas

Visit to the Cerro Negro Ranch, a typical Patagonia ranch where our guests get the chance to enjoy an authentic sheepdog and sheep shearing show, organized by the ranch workers and the family owners. Lunch at the ranch. Arrival to the Hotel. Informative talk about puma watching (assistance is mandatory). 


Accommodation: Hotel



Day 2:  Puma-sighting experience 

At 8am, a group of maximum 7 people will leave the hotel, led by an expert in puma-watching, animal observation and photography. On foot and/or by van, the group will travel across the nearby areas of either the hotel or the national park itself, depending on where the best chance of seeing a puma exists on the day. The guide will explain the habits of the puma and its behaviour, according to the type of puma-sighting experience that occurs. After having lunch in the hotel, the group will continue to search for the ultimate snapshot opportunity of the puma. We will return to the hotel at 7pm.

Length of excursions: 8 hours

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner 

Accommodation: Hotel 



Day 3: Puma-sighting experience 

The excursion on the third day is the same as the second. We will bring the day to a close with a typical Patagonia asado (barbecue) in the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Hotel



Day 4: Departure to the airport in Punta Arenas

End of Our Services.

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

Sep 2018 - Apr 2019

Prices start from USD $2,130 per person, based on 2 people sharing a double garden view bedroom for 3 nights. Stays of up to 5 nights are available on request.

Sep 2019 - Apr 2020

Prices start from USD $2,000 per person, based on 2 people sharing a double garden view bedroom for 3 nights. Stays of up to 5 nights are available on request.


Rates vary per season. Please enquire for more information.

This trip can run as a group trip, with prices starting from $2,130 per person for a complete group. If you are looking to join a group or you are a solo traveller we will help to form likeminded groups of travellers. Please let us know your travel plans.

The trip can also run on a private basis to fit around your plans. Departures may be tailored and can be set up on a date of your choice. Please note that there is a higher price for smaller groups. Please enquire for further details.

Includes

  • Accommodation in superior room
  • All meals
  • Transfers in/out from Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales or Calafate 
  • Visit to the Cerro Negro Ranch en route from Punta Arenas
  • Entrance fee to Torres del Paine National park
  • Patagonian barbecue
  • Open bar (not including premium spirits)
  • All excursions inside the National Park
  • Bilingual guides Spanish/English (ask for quote of other languages)
  • WI-FI (only in common areas) 
  • A 20% discount in our spa 
  • Excursions mentioned in the program within the National Park
  • Bilingual Guides

Excludes

  • Accommodation outside Torres del Paine National Park
  • Premium wines, premium liqours & premium beer 
  • Transfers outside our regularly scheduled times 
  • Laundry
  • Tips
  • Phone calls
  • Unscheduled meals
  • Travel Insurance 

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