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Torres del Paine & Los Glaciares 11 Day

    What's Included?

  • Airport transfers
  • Return Bus Tickets (Puerto Natales - Torres del Paine)
  • One-way Bus ticket (Puerto Natales - Calafate)
  • Transportation between Calafate - El Chalten
  • Four nights in Torres del Paine National Park (Camping)*
  • English Speaking guide
  • Catamaran ticket Pehoe Lake
  • Boat Tour Perito Moreno
  • All meals as described on the itinerary
  • 2 nights accommodation in Puerto Natales, Chile
  • 3 nights accommodation in El Chalten, Argentina
  • 1 nights accommodation in Calafate, Argentina
  • English-speaking Guide for the hikes


Experience the very best trekking that both Chile and Argentina have to offer in just 10 days. You'll trek the popular W Circuit of Paine, before crossing into Argentina to trek around Fitz Roy and El Chalten. Along the way you'll see impressive granite towers (Torres del Paine) form a skyline of jagged peaks, and milky-blue water carrying lonely icebergs dropped from imposing glaciers such as the unforgettable Perito Moreno Glacier. It's a package that truly gives you a chance to experience the best of the best when it comes to exploring Patagonia.
 
*Single Supplement $250 per each trekking day.
**Single supplement room $169 per night.

Day 1 - Arrival in Puerto Natales (Briefing)

Welcome to Puerto Natales, where you will be greeted at the airport by our friendly staff and taken to your hotel. This evening you will meet the other group members and be briefed by your tour guide to prepare you for the adventure ahead!

No meals included

Day 2 - Refugio Central (Hike Base of the Towers)

Hiking time 7 to 8 hours. 16km/10 Miles and Elevation Gain of 700m/2295 ft

Our adventure starts with a short drive from your hotel to the Puerto Natales Bus Station where you will be meeting your guide. At 07:00 am we will commence our 2-hour drive to Torres Del Paine National Park. Once we arrive at the Park entrance and go through formalities we will switch buses and take a short ride to Refugio Torre Central where we will be starting our trek to the base of the towers. The hike takes us along the banks of the Ascencio River and it's easy walking up a gentle grade for about two hours to the Refugio Chileno. We will take a short break here and before starting for the towers which is about another 2-hour hike to the viewpoint where we will have lunch and enjoy the fantastic views of the towers.

Breakfast/ Lunch / Dinner Included

Day 3 - Refugio Cuernos or Domo Frances

Hiking time 7-8 hours. 18km /11 miles and 150m Elevation Gain

The trail today follows around the base of the famous Mt Almirante Nieto (2750 m / 8759 ft) and along the shores of Nordenskjold Lake. The open country and miniature windswept forests and interspersed grasslands give one a good feel of what a vast portion of Patagonia is like. The hike itself to Domo Frances is moderate and you will be reaching camp before dinner time.

Breakfast/ Lunch / Dinner Included

Day 4 - Refugio Paine Grande (French Valley Hike)

Hiking time is 7-8 hours. 14km /8.5 miles and 400m Elevation Gain

Our day starts with a 45 min hike to the Italiano camping site. Once we reach the camp we will drop our bags by the Ranger's house and start our hike to the French Valley lookout point. Enjoy the view as you see hanging glaciers and spot avalanches.

Optional hike: Britanico lookout point

After lunch, we will start our descent from the lookout and continue until we reach the Refugio Paine Grande.

Breakfast/ Lunch / Dinner Included

Day 5 - Refugio Grey (Grey Glacier Hike)

Hiking time 3-4 hours. 11km /7 miles and 400m Elevation Gain

After breakfast, we start our trek towards Refugio Grey where one can often see the ice from the glacier crash into the lake and floating icebergs are common. After lunch, free time to explore the area.

Afternoon, we have the option to do the Ice hike on Grey Glacier at an extra cost of $289 or Kayak tour for $189, please ask for more details.

Breakfast/ Lunch / Dinner Included

Day 6 - Back to Puerto Natales

Hiking time is 3-4 hours. 11km /7 miles and 400m Elevation Gain

We have the option to do the Ice hike on Grey Glacier at an extra cost of $289 or a Kayak tour for $189. We get back on the same trail until we reach Refugio board the 6:30 pm Catamaran across Lake Pehoe and reach Puerto Natales late in the evening.

Breakfast & Lunch Included

Day 7 - Puerto Natales to El Chalten

Drive Time: 7 hours

Get picked up from your hotel at 9 am to begin your drive out to El Chalten. Enjoy the breathtaking mountain scenery, the beautiful deep blue lakes, and countless estancias that dot the countryside. Watch as Mount Fitz Roy starts to appear on the horizon. Check into your hotel that evening and brief with your guide before checking out the town that night.

Breakfast included

Day 8 - Hike Cerro Torre

Distance: 18 km approx 7 - 8 hours

Starting from the northwest of town, this classic hike takes you through forests and valleys, before opening up, giving you views of Cerro Torre and the beautiful Laguna Torre. A challenging trek with short ascents and descents, you will hike alongside the Rio Fitz Roy for most of the day.

Breakfast and Lunch Included

Day 9 - Hike Mt. FitzRoy

Distance: 23km approx 8 - 9 hours

Take the shuttle out to El Pillar to start the trek, starting from here allows you to see more of the national park as you'll have a different start and end point. The Laguna at the base of Mount Fitz Roy provides an excellent view point of Mount Fitz Roy and the glaciers. The hike is mostly flat, with the last stretch to the viewpoint especially steep. End the trek at the Northern end of town and walk through El Chalten to reach your hotel

Breakfast and Lunch Included

Day 10 - Visit Perito Moreno and Overnight at El Calafate

Today we make our way to El Calafate, the gateway to Los Glaciares National Park. Departing after breakfast, we make the three-and-a-half-hour drive to El Calafate, where we will drop our luggage off at the hotel and grab our boxed lunch. From there, we will make the drive through Los Glaciares National Park, winding our way along Argentino Lake before reaching the boat launch. From here, embark on a cruise to get up close and personal with Perito Moreno Glacier before heading back to town for some exploration and it's many dining options

Breakfast and Lunch Included

Day 11 - Depart Calafate

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. According to your flight time, we will pick you up at your hotel for your transfer to the airport.

Breakfast included

    Exclusions

  • Internet at the Refugios
  • Personal expenses
  • International flights
  • Meals unless stated in itinerary (no Dinner included)
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance
  • Trekking Poles
  • Porters ($125 per day)
  • Torres del Paine National Park Tickets (Book Here)
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