If you want to know the Torres del Paine National Park in the winter season then this is the program for you. You can walk the best known trails and marvel at the mountains that surround them, this time covered by layers of snow that give it a unique special shine.

Day 1: Arrival in Puerto Natales and accommodation at Hostal Factoría

What you will visit:

  • 1 Puerto Natales
  • 2 Punta Arenas

Enjoy a free day in Puerto Natales to do the activities you prefer. Inquire about our available excursions.

Day 2: Arrival at Torres del Paine National Park - Hike towards Mirador Base Torres

What you will visit:

  • 1 Torres del Paine National Park
  • 2 Base Torres viewpoint

After breakfast at the hostel, a private transfer will be waiting for you to head towards Torres del Paine National Park. You'll travel through beautiful landscapes until reaching the main entrance, Laguna Amarga, where it's necessary to register with CONAF (park rangers), before continuing the journey to the Welcome Center. After about 5 minutes of walking, you'll reach Torre Central, where your trekking will begin. Today's hike starts through the Ascencio Valley, enjoying its vast forests. During the final ascent, you'll traverse an immense field of giant rocks until reaching one of the world's most iconic viewpoints, the famous Base Torres viewpoint. At an altitude of 900 meters above sea level, marvel at the three granite towers (north, central, and south) and the brilliant turquoise glacial lake at their feet. Take beautiful photos and enjoy your box lunch before returning along the same path to catch the private transportation that will take you back to Puerto Natales.

Day 3: The Las Carretas Trail - Paine Grande

What you will visit:

  • 1 Francés Valley
  • 2 Vértice Paine Grande Shelter

You will depart early from your hotel in Puerto Natales, where a private transfer will be waiting for you to begin your journey to Torres del Paine National Park. Upon arrival at the CONAF administration, your hike along the Las Carretas Trail to Refugio Paine Grande will commence. You'll have panoramic views of the park throughout the hike, and during the final stretch, you'll enjoy beautiful views of Lake Pehoé. Upon arriving at Paine Grande and completing your check-in, you can rest and enjoy dinner at the refuge in the afternoon

Day 4: Hike to Valle del Francés

What you will visit:

  • 1 Grey Glacier
  • 2 Vértice Paine Grande Shelter

Today's hike will be a round trip, starting and ending at Refugio Paine Grande, so we recommend starting early! After breakfast at the refuge, order your box lunch and get ready for the adventure.

You'll travel to the heart of the park, bordering the blue waters of Lake Skottsberg. After approximately 2.5 hours of hiking, you'll reach Campamento Italiano (ranger station), where you'll begin your journey towards Valle del Francés. Climb up large rocks and then continue through the forest until you reach the Plateau del Francés (Francés viewpoint). Here, you'll be rewarded with incredible views of Los Cuernos, turquoise glacial lakes, and astonishing hanging glaciers cascading down the eastern face of Paine Grande mountain (3,050 meters above sea level). If you're lucky, you may hear the thunderous noise of the glacier and water falling, and it's also quite common to witness an avalanche. Enjoy your box lunch and well-deserved rest. Descend along the same trail back to Campamento Italiano and then to Refugio Paine Grande. Enjoy dinner at Refugio Paine Grande.

Day 5: Arrival at Refugio Grey

What you will visit:

  • 1 Grey Glacier
  • 2 Vertice Grey shelter

After breakfast, remember to order your box lunch and start today's trekking. The hike begins through a narrow and winding valley that leads to Laguna Los Patos. As you continue, you'll start to see parts of the immense Southern Ice Field, as well as the icebergs of Lake Grey. After passing the sometimes very windy viewpoint, the path descends through a mountainous forest until reaching Refugio Grey. From here, if you continue walking for about 10 minutes, you'll reach the Glacier Grey viewpoint, where you'll come face to face with this mass of blue ice.

Day 6: Grey Navigation III - Return to Puerto Natales

What you will visit:

  • 1 Puerto Natales
  • 2 Grey Glacier
  • 3 Vertice Grey shelter

Enjoy breakfast in the dining room of Refugio Grey and don't forget to order your box lunch. If you didn't visit the Hanging Bridges yesterday, you can head out very early today and reach the first or second bridge, making sure to be back at the refuge by 11:45 to catch the Grey Navigation III. During the navigation, you'll have spectacular views of radiant blue ice, icebergs floating in the gray water, feel the Patagonian wind on your faces, and share a unique and unforgettable experience. Not only will you enjoy the view of the glacier, but also sights of Cerro Paine Grande, the Paine Massif, forests along the lake shore, hills of stratified rocks, and snow-capped peaks reaching into the clouds. With luck, you'll see and hear pieces of ice breaking off the glacier and falling into the water. Upon reaching Grey beach, you'll walk for about 30 to 45 minutes and arrive at the Pingo sector, where you'll take transportation bound for Puerto Natales

  • 2 nights accommodation at Hostal Factoría in Puerto Natales.
  • 2 nights accommodation at Refugio Paine.
  • 1 night accommodation at Refugio Grey.
  • Accommodation in refuges is in shared and mixed dormitories, with bunk beds. *Bedding in refuges includes sheets, blankets, and pillows.
  • Private transportation Puerto Natales - Welcome Center - Puerto Natales.
  • Private transportation Puerto Natales - Las Carretas Trailhead.
  • Regular transportation Pingo sector - Puerto Natales.
  • Meals according to the itinerary.
  • In case of any dietary restrictions, make sure to inform at the time of booking. Dietary restrictions will only be accommodated if informed in advance.
  • Ticket for Navegación Grey III.
  • Entrance to Torres del Paine National Park.
  • Guide.
NOT Included
  • Medical or travel insurance of any kind.
  • Flights.
  • Accommodation on day 6 in Puerto Natales.
  • Meals not mentioned.
  • Tips.
  • Porter.


• May to August on Wednesdays and Sundays.

• This program is not recommended for children under 10 years old. • Passengers must be able to carry their personal belongings for the duration of the program. • We recommend using a 40-liter backpack. • We offer luggage storage at our office in Puerto Natales from Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 18:00 hrs. (office hours) for those who wish to leave belongings during their hike. Outside office hours, the service has an additional charge.

• All excursions are subject to weather conditions.

Don't forget to bring:

  • Clothing: trekking shoes, base layer, waterproof pants, parka, windbreaker, gloves, hat, buff, flip-flops, clothing for the refuge.
  • Accessories: trekking poles, sunglasses, water bottle, sunscreen, dry bag, padlock.

Arrive in Punta Arenas on AM flights and depart on PM flights.
Daylight hours are shorter in winter, so itineraries are conditioned by daylight.
Trekking not recommended for children under 14 years old.