Torres del Paine, Patagonia

9 days

$5,915

Price based on a minimum of 2 explorers. The more people, the lower the cost.

Explore the crown jewel of Chilean Patagonia with stunning views of peaks, glaciers and lakes. These craggy mountains are among the world’s classic trekking routes. This trip will definitely be part of your once in a lifetime memories!

Tailor Made Expeditions

We specialize in curating unique expeditions. Want to summit Kilimanjaro on a full moon so you can ask your sweetie to marry you? Plan a gastronomic experience along the Camino De Santiago with your foodie friends? Trek lodge to lodge to Machu Picchu with your corporate team? You dream it and we'll make it come true. We will make a charitable donation in your name as our way of thanking you for choosing us. This is paid through our partnership with Crowdrise. We'll even set you up.

Price varies based on the size of your group. The more people, the lower cost. Contact us for pricing and fundraising details.

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Description

An adventurous way to experience Torres del Paine National Park. Explore the crown jewel of Chilean Patagonia with stunning views of peaks, glaciers and lakes. Torres del Paine craggy mountains are among the world’s classic trekking routes. This trip will definitely be part of your once in a lifetime memories! This trek is based from refugios and Eco Camp Patagonia. Eco Camp consists of tented igloo-type domes built to minimize the environmental impact while providing a comfortable setting and maximum exposure to nature. This trek consists of 4 nights in the Eco Camp Standard Domes and 2 nights in refugio (mountain hut with 6 people per rooms). Guests carry a daypack with lunch and personal belongings. Trip starts and finishes from the beautiful city of Santiago.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 Santiago

    Upon arrival into Santiago airport you are met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight Hotel Noi Vitacura (B&B)
  • Day 2 Punto Arenas / Eco Camp

    You arrive into Punta Arenas airport on the earliest morning flight from Santiago. From here, you will drive to EcoCamp (5.5 hrs) inside the famous Torres del Paine National Park. In summer time (Dec-Mar), the sun sets around 11PM, giving you plenty of light to admire the landscape en route and the craggy mountains as you enter the park. You will make short stops in the township of Puerto Natales to check out the town (here you have the chance to leave any luggage that you will not need during the trek in our offices), and at the enormous Milodón Cave, a giant geological wonder that once sheltered a prehistoric sloth. Overnight Eco Camp Patagonia (L,D)
  • Day 3 Eco Camp / Los Cuernos

    The 7 hour trek starts at the EcoCamp and follows the Los Cuernos (Horns) trail. The name of the trail is taken from its location that it passes under the horn-like Cuernos del Paine – peaks with beautiful black “horns” of slate atop gray granite. As you trek, you will be rewarded with spectacular views of Lake Nordenskjold and surroundings. Overnight in the comfortable and cozy Refugio Los Cuernos (your clothes and personal belongings needed for this night and the following are transported separately in duffel bags we provide you with on Day 1). Overnight Refugio Los Cuernos (B,L,D)
  • Day 4 French Valley / Pehoe Lake

    Today the trek will go over 8km (5 miles) (2.5-3.5 hrs) up to Campamento Italiano (Italian Camp) and will continue with a round trip to Mirador del Frances (French viewpoint) 3 km (2 miles), (1.5-2.5 hrs), one of the most spectacular cirques in the Paine Range. You start walking (1hr) by the shore of Lake Nordenskjold until arriving at Campamento Italiano. You continue following the River Frances upstream until El Mirador (viewpoint) facing Frances Glacier that descends from Paine Grande, the highest summit in the Paine range. From here, you have a magnificent view of the lakes below.  Optional trek (2 hrs) to Mirador Britanico (viewpoint) available if time permits. Once back at Camp Italiano, the trail between Camp Italiano and Refugio Paine Grande makes its way through undulating terrain of mixed grassland and light forest until reaching Refugio Paine Grande, located on the peaceful shores of Lake Pehoe. Duffel bags are carried in by porters from Refugio Los Cuernos to Refugio Paine Grande. Overnight Refugio Paine Grande (B,L,D)
  • Day 5 Pehoe Lake / Grey Glacier

    You will hike about 4 hrs from Refugio Pehoe on the shores of Lago Pehoe to the northern end of Lago Grey. Enjoy a picnic lunch before boarding the boat that sails alongside the face of Grey Glacier. You will have ample time to marvel at this calving glacier before the boat crosses Lago Grey (40 mins). Your clothes and personal belongings are transported separately from the Refugio in duffel bags. Transfer (1.5 hrs) from Lake Grey’s southern end to the Eco Camp. If the weather conditions do not allow us to navigate the Grey Lake, you will hike instead to the Grey Glacier (6-8 hrs, roundtrip) and then at Pudeto board the catamaran to cross Lake Pehoe. From there, drive 45 mins to Eco Camp in Las Torres. Overnight Eco Camp Patagonia (B,L,D)
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  • Day 6 Eco Camp / Torres del Paine

    Your hiking itinerary for the day is the most famous trek trail in the park. You will start trekking from Eco Camp to the beginning of the trail up the Ascencio Valley. You will do an all day hike 10km (6 miles), 8 hrs round-trip) to the foot of the impressive granite massif of El Paine, where the towers rise majestically from the glacial lake at their base. The famous Torres del Paine 2,900m (9,400ft) consists of three gigantic granite monoliths, remains of a great cirque that has been sheared away by the forces of glacial ice. Overnight Eco Camp Patagonia (B,L,D)
  • Day 7 Laguna Azul

    Today you will hike (40 mins) to the lookout point of Laguna Azul from where you have a beautiful view of Laguna Azul and the Towers. You continue along the eastern side of Lago Sarmiento where you have a good chance to see guanacos. Later you trek (3 hrs) along the Paso Las Corneas with views of Paine River, Lake Pehoe and the massif of Paine. Depending on the group, you also could hike (1-1.5 hrs) to Toro lookout point, with sweeping views of Lago Toro and pampa grasslands (Patagonian steppe). Once back at the Eco Camp, your farewell dinner is honored with a typical Patagonian lamb barbecue. Overnight Eco Camp Patagonia (B,L,D)
  • Day 8 Punta Arenas / Santiago

    Early in the morning you board the vehicle back to Punta Arenas Airport (arrival is approximately 4 pm) on time to catch the evening flight back to Santiago. Time permitting you will make a short stop in Puerto Natales giving you an opportunity to purchase any souvenirs/books/postcards/etc. You connect with a flight back to Santiago. Overnight Hotel Noi Vitacura (B,L)
  • Day 9 Depart

    Transfer to Santiago airport for departures. (B)

Tailor Made Expeditions

We specialize in curating unique expeditions. Want to summit Kilimanjaro on a full moon so you can ask your sweetie to marry you? Plan a gastronomic experience along the Camino De Santiago with your foodie friends? Trek lodge to lodge to Machu Picchu with your corporate team? You dream it and we'll make it come true. We will make a charitable donation in your name as our way of thanking you for choosing us. This is paid through our partnership with Crowdrise. We'll even set you up.

Price varies based on the size of your group. The more people, the lower cost. Contact us for pricing and fundraising details.

Want to start planning your tailor made expedition?

Torres del Paine, Patagonia

+1-800-869-0538 | Email

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