Torres del Paine Known one of the best National Park to hike is one of the most stunning wilderness areas in the world. The W-Trek is the one of the most popular trekking routes in the Park.
W-trek will take you along the shores of stunning glacial lakes encompassing blue icebergs. Torres del Paine presents some unique hiking opportunities that are not necessarily the most physically challenging, but visually they are extremely rewarding
- Country: Chile - Patagonia
- Hiking Season: September Until April (summer )
- Duration: 7 Days
Day 1.- Arrival to Punta Arenas – Transfer to Puerto Natales
We will pick you up at the International airport in Punta Arenas, Chile. Once we have everyone and our luggage we will begin the 3-hour drive to the town of Puerto Natales through the beautiful Patagonian pampa! Upon arrival in Puerto Natales, we will check into our accommodation. Orientation meeting
Day 2.- Puerto Natales – Torres del Paine National Park
After breakfast, we will depart Puerto Natales and begin our 2-hour drive to Torres del Paine National Park. Upon arrival at Torres Del Paine, We will then head to our refugio las Torres for dinner and accommodation for the night. duration 7 hours
Day 3.- Torres – Los Cuernos Refuge
After the breakfast in breathtaking landscapes and continue hiking along the W Trek, crossing Paine River and passing through grassy fields. Stop at Lake Nordenskjöld and snap a photo of the mountains reflecting in the lake before reaching the refuge.
Day 4.- Los Cuernos Refuge – Paine Grande Refuge
This morning we begin our trek to the French Valley. The French Valley is one of the most picturesque valleys in Torres Del Paine National Park. It is unique because of the hanging glaciers and amazing granite walls and spires. (dropping giant ice bergs) We continue to get closer to the granite spires and glacial lake and on the return journey we can see the turquoise color of glacial lake Pehoe. We continue trekking until we reach Lodge Paine Grande, where we have incredible views of the Paine Grande and Los Cuernos.
Day 5.- Paine Grande – Lake Grey
This morning we have breakfast and depart for our trek along the enchanting Grey Lake. Around Lake Grey we have views of electric blue icebergs and the magnificent Grey glacier. We hike to the Northeast coast of Lake Grey from where our adventure really starts. We then kayak near Grey glacier to get an amazing view of the river of ice. After our kayak adventure, we hike to the new Grey lodge, where we will stay for the night.
Day 6.- Paine Grande – Puerto Natales
Enjoy the final day of the W Trek. In the morning after breakfast We will take a zodiac boat for 15 minutes across the lake until we reach the west side of Grey glacier. Upon arrival at Grey glacier, we will disembark on the land in between the Ice (nunatak) and walk on it until we reach the Ice. After the brief, we will begin our exploration of Grey glacier which last approximately 3 hours. We will be able to observe crevasses, rivers, lagoons and tunnels in different tones of blue. We then return to the zodiac boat and ride back to the docking point, where we will have lunch. After lunch, we board a larger and more comfortable boat and peruse the perimeter of Lake Grey to get up close with the icebergs. We then head to Grey Lodge, pack our gear and depart for Puerto Natales. Upon arrival in Puerto Natales, we check into our lodge
Day 7.- Puerto Natales – Punta Arenas
This morning, after breakfast our shuttle driver will come to our hotel and deliver you back to the Punta Arenas airport
The best weather / Climate for visit W trek - Torres del Paine is from Octuber until April ( their summer ) However we can not predict the weather at 100% it can change rapidly
Even in summer (December to March), cold strong winds (up to 130 km/hr) and rainfall are not uncommon. The summer’s average temperature is 11ºC/52ºF (24ºC max, 2ºC min). Rest assured, however, that just as quickly as the weather turns nasty, it can become pleasantly warm. Night-time temperatures will most likely range from –1°C to -5°C (30s and 40s ºF) depending on the weather
» From $ 2500 per person