TREKKING IN TORRES DEL PAINE
TREKKING IN TORRES DEL PAINE
7 Day tour from $1,952
TORRES DEL PAINE NP - PATAGONIA, CHILE
7 DAYS 20th JAN - 30th APR 2019

Classic Paine scenery with a different angle. This hike takes you West to East, culminating with the iconic trek to Las Torres, the base of the towers. Hike Lago Grey, French Valley and build the excitement for the final challenge.

Tour Highlights
  • VARIED HIKING EXPERIENCES
  • TORRES DEL PAINE
  • LAKE CROSSING
  • GLACIERS AND GRANITE WALLS

Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    TORRES DEL PAINE NP – PATAGONIA, CHILE

  • When
    :

    20th JAN – 30th APR 2019

  • What
    :

    NATURE AND WILDLIFE, HIKING AND WALKING

Itinerary

Upon arrival at the airport of Punta Arenas you will need to board public transportation to Puerto Natales; leading you through the typical pampa steppes of the Magallanes Region.

You will encounter various animals like sheep, guanacos, rheas and a variety of birds. The charming town of Puerto Natales is situated on the banks of the Última Esperanza Bay. Overnight in Puerto Natales.

After breakfast you will board public transportation for a two and half hour journey towards Torres del Paine National Park. Upon entering the park, you will travel to Puerto Pudeto where you will cross the lake by catamaran, towards Paine Grande. This lake crossing offers impressive views of the wide open wilderness.

Afterwards, you will continue with a relatively easy hike on the eastern shoreline of the lake through beautiful landscape and towards the immense Grey Glacier. Here you will arrive at a lookout point where you will be able to see the vast glacier wall and vibrant blue icebergs from close up. Overnight and dinner at the Refugio Grey.

(4 Hrs. Trekking) (B, D)

Today you will have the opportunity to explore and enjoy the true beauties of the Grey Glacier. In the afternoon you will descend to Pehoe Lake where you will spend the night. Overnight and dinner at Paine Grande Lodge.

(10 Hrs. Trekking) (B, BL, D)

Once you have had breakfast you will start your amazing trek to one of the most beautiful valleys of the park; Francés Valley. On your hike you will find yourself surrounded by high peaks, huge granite walls and a hanging glacier.

You will continue your journey towards the lodge and the path along the Nordenskjöld Lake located below the impressive stone walls of the Paine Massif. Dinner and overnight at the Refugio Los Cuernos.

(10 Hrs. Trekking) (B, BL, D)

Today will be a bit long, but extended daylight hours will allow you the opportunity for a spectacular hike towards the base of the towers of the Paine Massif. Overnight and dinner at the Refugio Chileno in the Ascencio Valley.

(12 Hrs. Trekking) (B, BL, D)

In the morning you will hike back along the beautiful pathway towards the Las Torres lodge where you will have an opportunity to rest and relax.

After the break, transportation will pick you up and transfer you back to the entrance of the park where you will board a public bus to Puerto Natales. Overnight in Puerto Natales.

(3 Hrs. Trekking) (B, BL)

After breakfast you will board public transportation for a 3 hour journey to the airport of Punta Arenas. (B)

Pricing and Inclusions
Pricing and inclusions
    FROMTWIN
    20th JAN – 30th APR 2019$1,952

    Based on Half Twin, the single supplement also applies for 1 pax.  Regular service without Guide

    INCLUSIONS

    • Bus tickets from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales and back.
    • Transfers from Pto Natales – National Park Torres del Paine and back.
    • 4 nights with bunk beds and full board at mentioned refuge in National Park Torres del Paine.
    • Bunk bed in refugio Grey and all refuges.
    • Unarmed beds with sleeping bag in other refuges.
    • Navigation on lake Pehoé from Pudeto to Paine Grande.
    • Meals according to the itinerary (B=Breakfast, LB=Lunch box, D=Dinner)

    NOT INCLUDED

    • Muleteer or porter fees, entrance fees, beverages, beer, wine or liquor during meals, tips or any other personal expenditures, transfers within Puerto Natales, activity insurance.

    * Hotels Used in this program: Aquaterra Lodge & Restaurant, Vertice Patagonia, Fantastico Sur

    DURATION OF TRANSFERS PER DAY

    • 1° Day: 3 hours
    • 2° Day: 2.5 hours / Navigation 30 minutes
    • 6° Day: 2 hours
    • 7° Day: 3 hours

    DURATION OF ACTIVITY & DIFFICULTY LEVEL PER DAY

    • 1° Day: Arrival
    • 2° Day: 4 hours / Moderate
    • 3° Day: 10 hours / Moderate
    • 4° Day: 10 hours / Difficult
    • 5° Day: 12 hours / Difficult
    • 6° Day: 3 hours / Easy
    • 7° Day: Departure

    WHAT TO BRING?

    Hiking or trekking shoes, clothes for outdoor activity; micro polar shirt and comfortable pants, waterproof jacket, wind jacket (warm clothing), camera, 60 lts. Backpack, sunglasses and sunscreen, water bottle, trekking poles

    * Please note: Dates open refuges unconfirmed, the service of porter can be offered and is quoted additionally. The itinerary may be changed because of weather conditions.

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