5-Day Small Group Guided W Trek - Torres Del Paine Highlights in Mountain Refuge

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Day Trip

Group Tour

Explore the highlights of Torres del Paine National Park on this 5-day guided small group tour departing from Puerto Natales. See up close the massive granite towers that give the Park its name, walk alongside the breathtaking "Cuernos del Paine" and be amazed by the stunning shapes of the "Francés Valley." Come and enjoy the awe-inspiring Grey Glacier, the southernmost tip of the Chilean Patagonia's Southern Ice Fields, where the ice blends into the clouds...
Explore the highlights of Torres del Paine National Park on this 5-day guided small group tour departing from Puerto Natales. See up close the massive granite towers that give the Park its name, walk alongside the breathtaking "Cuernos del Paine" and be amazed by the stunning shapes of the "Francés Valley." Come and enjoy the awe-inspiring Grey Glacier, the southernmost tip of the Chilean Patagonia's Southern Ice Fields, where the ice blends into the clouds on the horizon.

Day 1: Briefing, Transportation to Torres del Paine, lodging at Central Sector

Day 2: Hike to Las Torres Base, lodging at Central Sector

Day 3: Hike to the Francés Sector, lodging at Francés Sector

Day 4: Hike to the Francés Valley, lodging at Paine Grande Sector

Day 5: Hike to Grey Glacier Lookout Point, return in catamaran via Pehoé Lake, return to Puerto Natales
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Itinerary Details

Ideal for nature and trekking lovers, Torres el Paine is characterized for its diverse wild birds and a unique geography that makes it the ideal place to practice eco-tourism and adventure sports, and for those that enjoy the emotion of being close to almost virgin lands.

The unmistakable geography of this park places the W circuit as one of the most recognized worldwide and one of the most interesting places in the southern hemisphere

Spend 5 days / 4 nights discovering Torres del Paine National Park accompany by a specialist guide. This tour includes 2 nights of lodging at Torre Central Sector, 1 night at Francés Sector & 1 night at Paine Grande Sector. Mountain refuges include fully-made beds in share room, except at Francés sector (sleeping bag). All meals are included in the program (breakfast, lunch/box lunch & Dinner).

Important Details

Overview
Day 1 – Puerto Natales – Torres del Paine

This morning you will meet your guide at 11.30am at our office in Puerto Natales for a technical talk. After receiving your vouchers and maps of the park, you will take the 2.30pm regular bus to Torres del Paine National Park with your guide and the rest of the group- The trip takes about 2.5 hours (112 km).  Upon arrival in the afternoon you will check in at the Central Sector, where you will spend the next 2 nights.

Accommodation: Mountain Refuge Central Sector - Meals: D

 

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Day 1 – Puerto Natales – Torres del Paine

This morning you will meet your guide at 11.30am at our office in Puerto Natales for a technical talk. After receiving your vouchers and maps of the park, you will take the 2.30pm regular bus to Torres del Paine National Park with your guide and the rest of the group- The trip takes about 2.5 hours (112 km).  Upon arrival in the afternoon you will check in at the Central Sector, where you will spend the next 2 nights.

Accommodation: Mountain Refuge Central Sector - Meals: D

 

Day 2 – Torres del Paine – Hike to Las Torres Base Lookout Point

Early in the morning, you will meet your guide to start your hike to one of the park’s landmarks, Las Torres Base Lookout Point. During the first stretch, you will walk through the pampa, cross the Ascencio River and then climb 3km up to Los Vientos Mountain Pass where you will enjoy amazing views of the valley and lakes.

You will continue your journey to the Chileno Mountain Refuge, and then go deep into a lenga beech forest up to La Morrena, where the hardest part of the hike begins. You will follow your guide through a rock trail to the spectacular Las Torres Base Lookout Point. Later, you will begin your descent to the Central Sector where you will have dinner and sleep.

Accommodation: Mountain Refuge Central Sector - Meals: B – Box Lunch – D

Walking: 8 to 10 hours – 19.5 km – High Difficulty

Altitude: Initial 120m – Highest 870m

 

Day 3 – Torres del Paine – Hike French Sector

Today you will walk with your guide for about 13.5 km along the Shore of Nordenskjöld Lake, Almirante Nieto Hill, and the striking Cuernos del Paine. During the hike, you will enjoy magnificent views of Los Cuernos, hanging glaciers, lakes, and the abundant local vegetation and wildlife.

Dinner will be held at the French Sector where you will spend the night.

Accommodation: Mountain refuge French Sector - Meals: B – Box Lunch – D

Walking: 4.5 to 6.5 hours – 13.5 km – Medium Difficulty

Elevation gain: 200m

 

Day 4 – Torres del Paine – Hike French Valley

Your day begins with one of the icons of the circuit, the Francés Valley. You will start early with a light hike with your guide to the Italiano Campsite. From there, you will begin your climb through the woods (about 2 km) up the Francés River Valley. You will continue to the Francés Lookout Point, where you will enjoy one of the most breathtaking views of the circuit: the view to the valley framed by the Hills Paine Grande, Catedral, Hoja, Máscara, Espada, Aleta de Tiburón, and Cuerno del Norte. It will leave you speechless! After this spectacle, you will begin your descent to the Paine Grande Sector.

Accommodation: Mountain refuge Paine Grande Sector - Meals: B – Box Lunch – D

Walking: 8 to 10 hours – 20.5 km – High Difficulty

Altitude: Initial 120m – Highest 709m

 

Day 5 – Torres del Paine – Hike Grey Glacier Sector - Pehoé Lake Navigation - Puerto Natales

Today you will reach the third milestone of the circuit, a place that offers one of the most unforgettable sceneries of the park: the magnificent Grey Glacier. The trail goes around the Paine Grande Hill, the highest peak in the mountain range (3,050 m), with incredible views of its hanging glaciers. Walking with your guide amidst Antarctic Beech (ñirre), Dombey's beech (coigüe), and Chilean firebush (notro), you will reach the first lookout point of Grey Lake, where you will see floating pieces of glacier. Continue to walk towards the imposing view of Grey Glacier to reach the Grey Mountain Refuge. Then, you will return to the Paine Grande Sector and take the 6:30 pm catamaran that will take you to Pudeto. There you will meet the bus that will take you back to Puerto Natales.

Meals: B – Box Lunch

Walking: 8 to 10 hours – 22 km – High Difficulty

Altitude: Initial 43m – Highest 313m
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Included
  • Breakfast
  • Bottled water
  • Pehoé Lake Catamaran.
  • 4 nights accommodation in Mountain Refuge (subject to availability)
  • All Meals included as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch or lunch box, D=dinner). Box lunch on return day to Torres del Paine.
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Professional guide during the whole program (Share service)
  • Round-trip shared transfer from Puerto Natales (departing from our office)
Not Included
  • Health insurance
  • Gratuity
  • Additional activities
  • Any service not specified in the program
  • Drinks.
Departure Point
Office in Puerto Natales
11:00 AM
Return Details
Office in Puerto Natales
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Guests must go to our office in Puerto Natales to get vouchers, map, and any other necessary documents.
  • According to the Tax Code, to be exempt from the 19% VAT, international guests must provide the following documents upon check-in: Passport and Immigration Form (given by the Immigration Officer upon arrival).
  • If the documents are not provided, the tax will be charged in CLP at the beginning of the program.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.