Torres del Paine – Trek Chile – Patagonia
Torres del Paine Known one of the best National Park to hike is one of the most stunning wilderness areas in the world. The W-Trek is the one of the most popular trekking routes in the Park.
W-trek will take you along the shores of stunning glacial lakes encompassing blue icebergs. Torres del Paine presents some unique hiking opportunities that are not necessarily the most physically challenging, but visually they are extremely rewarding
- Country: Chile - Patagonia
- Hiking Season: September Until April (summer )
- Duration: 7 Days
Day 1.- Arrival to Punta Arenas – Transfer to Puerto Natales
We will pick you up at the International airport in Punta Arenas or pick you up in Punta Arenas City, Chile. Once we have everyone and our luggage we will begin the 3-hour drive to the town of Puerto Natales through the beautiful Patagonian pampa! Upon arrival in Puerto Natales, we will check into our accommodation. Briefing with our trekking guide to discuss all details of our trip program.
Day 2.- Puerto Natales – Torres del Paine National Park
After breakfast, we will depart Puerto Natales and begin our 2- hours drive and takes Laguna Amarga entrance. Before the National Park. Upon arrival at Torres Del Paine Refugio, We leave most of our gear. Start our hike up through Ascencio valley by the footpath into Lenga trees towards Torres del Paine lookout, one of the most spectacular views of the Park (4 hours). From here we can view the three granite pinnacles towering Torre Sur (2.850 mts. Torre Central (2.800 mts.), Torre Norte (2.600 mts.), Nido de Cóndor y Glaciar Torres. Then return to Torres Camp.
( Approx.7 – 8 Hours ) ( 18 km.)
In case there is no availability at Refugio El Chileno, the accommodation will be at Refugio Torre Central.
Day 3.- Torres – Refugio los Cuernos
After the breakfast in breathtaking landscapes and continue hiking along the W Trek, crossing Paine River and passing through grassy fields. Stop at Lake Nordenskjöld and snap a photo of the mountains reflecting in the lake before reaching the refuge.
( Approx. 5 Hours) ( 11 km)
Day 4.- Los Cuernos Refuge – Paine Grande Refuge
This morning we begin our trek to the French Valley. The French Valley is one of the most picturesque valleys in Torres Del Paine National Park. It is unique because of the hanging glaciers and amazing granite walls and spires. (dropping giant ice bergs) We continue to get closer to the granite spires and glacial lake and on the return journey we can see the turquoise color of glacial lake Pehoe. We continue trekking until we reach Lodge Paine Grande, where we have incredible views of the Paine Grande and Los Cuernos.
( Approx. 8 Hours) ( 22 km)
Day 5.- Paine Grande – Lake Grey
This morning we have breakfast and depart for our trek along the enchanting Grey Lake. Around Lake Grey we have views of electric blue icebergs and the magnificent Grey glacier. We hike to the Northeast coast of Lake Grey from where our adventure really starts. Beautiful views of Lake Grey along the trail. Also, we will views of enormous Grey
Glacier coming down of the southern ice sheet. Arrival at Camp Grey we hike to the new Grey lodge, where we will stay for the night.
In the evening, we will meet to enjoy a toast to have completed the famous circuit W.
( Approx. 4 Hours ) ( 11 km )
Day 6.- Camp Grey – Puerto Natales
To enjoy a 2-hour navigation in this magical lake surrounded by large ice and the imposing Gray Glacier. Finally we will arrive at the port of Hotel Gray where our private bus will take us to Puerto Natales Hotel.
Navigation 3 hours, 2 hours by bus.
Day 7.- Puerto Natales – Puerto Natales or Punta Arena Airport
We will coordinate a ground transfer to Punta Arenas Airport. according your flight departure time.
Our shuttle driver will come to our hotel and deliver you back to the Punta Arenas airport.
INCLUDE IN THE PRICE
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- Professional Local Trekking Guide
- All internal transfers in Puerto Natales
- Hotel *** in Puerto Natales 2 nights
- Refugio during the trek 4 nights
- Navigation Ship Grey III
- Complete meals during the trek ( breakfast, snack , dinner )
- First Aid kit
- Airfare to and from Chile and associated fees
- Entrance fees to National Park $ 35 per Person
- All meals in Puerto Natales city
- Personal Trekking gears
- Trip insurance
Date & Price
The best weather / Climate for visit W trek - Torres del Paine is from Octuber until April ( their summer ) However we can not predict the weather at 100% it can change rapidly
Even in summer (December to March), cold strong winds (up to 130 km/hr) and rainfall are not uncommon. The summer’s average temperature is 11ºC/52ºF (24ºC max, 2ºC min). Rest assured, however, that just as quickly as the weather turns nasty, it can become pleasantly warm. Night-time temperatures will most likely range from –1°C to -5°C (30s and 40s ºF) depending on the weather
» From $ 2500 per person