Travel package 5 days to make the W circuit in Torres del Paine National Park. We will be staying in different shelters and know the best landscapes of Patagonia.

Day 1: Puerto Natales - Torres del Paine

What you will visit:

  • 1 Torres del Paine National Park

At 11:30 AM your guide will be waiting for you in the commercial office of Fantástico Sur (Esmeralda 661, Puerto Natales), to give you a technical talk. Later, at 2:00 pm, we will meet at the Puerto Natales rodoviario to take the bus that will take us to the Laguna Amarga port, where we will complete the entrance process. A transfer will take us to the welcome center located in the sector of Estancia Cerro Paine. There we will have dinner and sleep in a shelter.

Day 2: Trekking Mirador Base Torres (8 - 10 horas / 19,5 kms)

What you will visit:

  • 1 Base Torres viewpoint

After breakfast we will leave early for one of the most emblematic places of the park: the Base Torres viewpoint. During the first part we will walk through the pampa and crossing the Ascencio River, to then climb about 3 km to reach the Paso de los Vientos, which will give us incredible views of the valley and lakes. Then we will continue until reaching the Chilean Refuge, and then we will enter a lenga forest and arrive at La Morrena, where the hardest part of the trekking begins. We will walk along a rocky path until we reach the spectacular Mirador Base Torres. Then we will begin to descend towards the Central  Sector for dinner and shelter. 

Day 3: Trekking sector Francés (4,5 - 6,5 horas / 13,5 kms)

What you will visit:

  • 1 Francés Valley

 

After breakfast we will walk around 13.5 km bordering the Nordenskjöld lake, the Almirante Nieto hill and the impressive Cuernos del Paine. During the trip we will have beautiful views of these hanging glaciers, lakes and ideal areas to appreciate the abundant flora and fauna of the park. We will stay at the shelter.

Day 4: Trekking to the French Valley (8 - 10 hours / 20.5 kms)

What you will visit:

  • 1 Francés Valley

 

After breakfast we will start with a gentle walk until we reach the Italian Camp. From there we will start the ascent (about two kilometers) between forests through the valley of the French river. We will continue until we reach the French viewpoint, from where we can have one of the most breathtaking images of the circuit: the view towards the valley flanked by the Paine Grande hills, Cathedral, Leaf, Mask, Sword, Shark Fin and Northern Horn. To be without words. After that show, we will begin our descent towards the shelter.

Day 5: Trekking to the Gray glacier and return to Puerto Natales (8 - 10 hours / 22 km)

What you will visit:

  • 1 Grey Glacier

After breakfast we will start skirting the Paine Grande hill, the highest point of the Massif (3050 m), with incredible views towards its hanging glaciers. Walking between ñirres, coigües and notros, we will reach the first viewpoint of Gray Lake, where we will see numerous pieces of glacier floating in it. We will continue walking with the imposing view of the Gray glacier, until arriving at the Gray Refuge. Then we will return to Paine Grande sector to take the catamaran at 6:30 p.m., which will take us to Pudeto. There we will be waiting for the bus that will take us back to Puerto Natales Natales.

Included
  • Bus ticket Puerto Natales / Torres del Paine / Puerto Natales
  • Transfer from Laguna Amarga porter to the Las Torres sector
  • Entrance to Torres del Paine National Park
  • 4 nights in shelters (rooms shared in bunk beds, including bed armed with sheets or sleeping bag, towel, soap and shampoo)
  • All meals (breakfast, box lunch and dinner)
  • Ticket on the Pehoé catamaran (crossing from the Paine Grande sector to Pudeto, to connect with the bus to Puerto Natales)
  • Guide
NOT Included
  • Transfer to and from your hotel in Puerto Natales
  • Breakfast and lunch on day 1
  • Dinner on the 5th
  • Drinks

Recommendations

Important information:

  • Opening hours Puerto Natales sales office: Monday to Friday: 9.00 – 13.00 / 15.00 – 19.00; Saturday: 9.00 – 19.00; Sundays & holidays: Closed.
  • In Chile we have a Foreign franchise (Chilean Law) to improve tourism, where tourists are exempted of paying the tax of 19% at the check in, for this purpose please do not forget to bring:
  • Passport
  • Tourist card (given at the border when entering to Chile).
  • If you do not carry and present these documents you will have to pay the tax in Chilean pesos at the check in.
  • Regular Buses from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales: if you need this service please ask a sales executive.

 

  • Go Chile assumes no responsibility for unpredictable events that may affect the schedule or order of travel programs, such as those caused by weather conditions, road closures or safety measures established by public authorities.