Torres del Paine Full Trekking Circuit

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Trip Highlights

This is the longer trekking circuit in the Chilean Patagonia which includes all the sights of the W- trek, avoiding most backtracking by connecting Glacier Grey and the Torres del Paine around the back of the mountain range. You will travel 130 km (80 miles) in 11 days. In this tour you will get to stop at Cerro Castillo, the main site of wool and meat exportation to Europe during the 1960s; trek to the base of The Towers to view the three pink granite towers that make the park famous, head out across ancient glacial moraines, see Lake Dickson -, a glacial lake on the edge of the Southern Patagonia Ice Cap; trek through Glacier Grey and the Southern Patagonia Ice Cap. Trek to the French Valley. Those looking for unforgetable trekking tours in south america, this is one not to miss!

 

Duration
 11 days - 10 nights 
Activities
Levels
Strenous

Itinerary

Day 1: Santiago - Patagonia Region - Tierra del Fuego and Antartica

Fly from Santiago to Punta Arenas. Upon arrival take a bus to Puerto Natales (3 hrs). In the evening, we will stop by your hotel to review the trip itinerary for the following days. Overngiht at a hotel in Puerto Natales.

Day 2: Torres del Paine National Park

Transfer by van to Torres del Paine National Park. We will stop at Cerro Castillo, the main site of wool and meat exportation to Europe during the 1960s before arriving at Torres del Paine.
Trek to the base of The Towers (7 hours roundtrip), a s
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Day 3: Torres del Paine National Park

Today we will trek around the Paine Massif. Hike across ancient glacial moraines on the way to Camp Seron. The trail goes through Lenga forests where we often see Austral parakeets, several species of geese and the occasional guanaco and fox (trekkin more...

Day 4: Torres del Paine National Park

Hike to Lago Dickson , a glacial lake on the edge of the Southern Patagonia Ice Cap. Hike through bright blooming Notro bushes and crossing a stream along the lake. This is a beautiful leisurely hike with a trekking time of 6 hrs. Overnight at a Refu more...

Day 5: Torres del Paine National Park

Hike through pristine old growth beech forest. Along the way, see the red-headed magellanic woodpecker. Just before we arrive to our camp, trek past glacier Perros which offers fantastic views of the glacier and its lake (trekking time 5 hours). Spen more...

Day 6: Torres del Paine National Park

Today, prepare to climb over Paso John Garner and down through thick forest directly above the massive Glaciar Grey. See rugged, glaciated peaks and the Southern Patagonia Ice Cap – a view not to be missed (trekking time 5 hours)! Overnight at a ca more...

Day 7: Torres del Paine National Park

Today we will descend to Lake Grey (Lago Grey). Trek through lenga forest and every so often see Glacier Grey and the Southern Patagonia Ice Cap (average trekking time 5 hours). Our tents will be set-up right next to Lake Grey where you can watch the more...

Day 8: Torres del Paine National Park

Cross a high plateau overlooking Lago Grey and the Grey Glacier on our way to Lago Pehoe, a “hidden lake” in the Tehuelche language (trekking time 3-4 hours). Take the afternoon to relax and enjoy your surroundings. Overnight at a Refugio.

Day 9: Torres del Paine National Park

Trek to the French Valley. This valley, the most beautiful in the park and one of the most unique in the world, is surrounded by hanging glaciers and an amphitheater of granite walls and spires. Continue to Lake Nordenskjold, an extraordinary turquoi more...

Day 10: Patagonia Region - Torres del Paine National Park

Trek along Lake Nordenskjold and below the hanging glaciers of Mount Almirante Nieto to Hosteria Las Torres (trekking time 5-6 hours ). Transfer to Puerto Natales. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 11: Santiago - Patagonia Region - Tierra del Fuego and Antartica

Take the bus back to Punta Arenas. Fly from Punta Arenas to Santiago. END OF SERVICES.
Note: If you wish to fly to another destination from Punta Arenas (instead of Santiago) we can arrange that as well.

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