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Winter W Trek Torres del Paine 6 Days

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May 24 - 29, 2024
$2,799 per person
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May 31 - Jun 05, 2024
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Jun 07 - 12, 2024
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Jun 14 - 19, 2024
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Jun 21 - 26, 2024
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    What's Included?

  • Airport pick up / Drop off
  • Two nights' accommodation in Puerto Natales (Breakfast Included)
  • Three nights at Torres del Paine National Park (Full Board)
  • All meals as described on the itinerary
  • Welcome briefing in Puerto Natales
  • Catamaran Lake Pehoe Tickets
  • English speaking guide


For those who love avoiding the crowds, then Winter W-Trek in Torres del Paine is a perfect fit and the best way to see the highlights of Torres del Paine National Park. Hike right to the base of the spectacular Towers del Paine, see the giant southern ice fields and experience Patagonian's famous winds. The first day starts with the journey from Puerto Natales to the park entrance and an overnight at the relaxing Refugio Torre Central. We start the trek the following morning with a hike up to the Towers Lookout point for amazing views of the world famous granitic spires. The trek continues along the shores of Lago Nordenskjold to the beautiful French Valley which features excellent views of the surrounding hanging glaciers, mountain lakes and several peaks. The last day of the trek takes you to the Glacier Grey viewpoint where you will get a firsthand look at the massive Patagonian Ice Field where you may see icebergs calving directly from the glacier into the lake. You will be staying at local lodges or camp sites and will be guided by an expert English speaking trekking guide.

Day 1: Arrival Puerto Natales & Welcome Briefing

Welcome to Patagonia. Our driver will pick you up at the airport or bus station when you arrive and transfer you to the hotel. Get some rest or enjoy the free time to explore. In the evening, a member of our team will review your equipment in the evening in preparation for the trek the following day.

No meals included

Day 2: Puerto Natales - Grey Glacier Hike - Refugio Paine Grande

Hiking time is 4 hours. 21km /6 miles and 400m Elevation Gain

Embark on an exhilarating journey as we depart from Puerto Natales in the morning for a scenic 2.5-hour drive to Torres del Paine National Park. Upon arrival at the Park entrance, we'll complete necessary formalities before proceeding to the Grey sector. Here, we'll board the Grey III boat, an iconic vessel that will ferry us to Refugio Grey. Along the way, soak in the awe-inspiring views of the Southern Patagonian Icefield, a magnificent spectacle of nature. Upon disembarking, our hiking adventure begins as we make our way to Refugio Paine Grande, where we'll spend our first night in the National Park.

Breakfast/ Lunch / Dinner included

Day 3: French Valley Hike - Refugio Paine Grande

Hiking time is 7-8 hours. Distance 18km/11Miles, Elevation Gain 450m

After breakfast, we will start out on the trek to the French Valley, in the middle of the national park. Our aim today is to reach the viewpoint, which provides panoramic views of the valley, as well as the highest peak in Torres del Paine, Paine Grande itself. See the glaciers on the mountainside, and listen out for any avalanches on the distant slopes. Los Cuernos also dominates the skyline on this challenging day hike. Lunch at the viewpoint, before returning to Paine Grande for a well-deserved rest

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Included

Day 4: Carretas Trail & Overnight at Serrano

Hiking time is 5 to 6 hours, 6.6km / 45 miles, and 194m Elevation Gain

After a hearty breakfast, we embark on a captivating journey along the Carretas trail, skirting the mesmerizing shores of Lake Pehoe. This scenic hike, lasting 5-6 hours, offers enchanting vistas of the surrounding wilderness as we trek towards the park's administration area. Upon reaching our destination, we'll be transported to Rio Serrano, where our Lodge awaits nestled amidst the tranquil beauty of the National Park. Here, we'll enjoy our final night immersed in the serenity of Patagonia, reflecting on the unforgettable experiences of our adventure. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included, ensuring a satisfying conclusion to our exploration of this pristine wilderness.

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Included

Day 5: Base of Towers, Return to Puerto Natales

Hiking time is 7 to 8 hours. 20km/13 Miles and Elevation Gain of 700m/2295 ft

Another early start as we begin the day driving to the Las Torres sector to start the hike to the base of the towers. First, we head up first to Refugio Chileno and then tackle the steep moraine to reach the lookout. From here you can see the brilliant colors of the laguna, as well as the three Towers. Lunch at the top of the moraine, before descending along the same path back to Las Torres where your transfer will be waiting for you. Head back to Puerto Natales and be dropped off at your hotel for a well-deserved rest.

Breakfast / Lunch Included

Day 6: Depart Puerto Natales

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
  • International flights
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance
  • Trekking Poles
  • Porters ($150 per day)
  • Towels
  • Torres del Paine National Park Tickets (Book Here)
The following are what we advise you obtain in the way of equipment and gear before trekking in Patagonia, and are meant to keep you mobile and comfortable in a range of expected weather conditions.

    On the Trail Daypack

  • Extra layers
  • Windbreaker
  • Poncho
  • Gloves
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip Balm with Sunscreen
  • Broad brimmed hat or bandana (for sun protection)
  • Iodine Water Tablets (personal preference)
  • Water Bottles or Camel Back
  • Sunglasses
  • Headlamp with extra batteries Favorite Snacks
  • Waterproof bags to protect electronics or paperwork
  • Camera with extra batteries and memory cards
  • Umbrella (works great in a light rain or to protect from the sun)
  • Toilet Paper
  • Thermos (optional for hot beverages)
  • Small Lock(s) for day pack
  • Waterproof cover for daypack


    Clothing: Base, Middle, and Outer Layers

  • Moisture-wicking long sleeve tee-shirts (1) Moisture wicking tee-shirts (1)
  • Long underwear pants (1)
  • Underwear (3 to 4)
  • Heavy Fleece or Down Jacket
  • Long sleeve shirts (2)
  • Sweatshirt (optional)
  • Fleece Pants (Winter Treks)
  • Trekking Pants (2)
  • Shorts (optional)
  • Gore Tex or Waterproof Jacket with hood
  • Rain Poncho that covers your daypack
  • Waterproof Pants
  • Wide-brimmed hat
  • Wool hat (Should cover ears) or Balaclava
  • Lightweight Gloves
  • Insulated Wool or Down Mittens (Winter Treks)
  • Gaiters (optional)


    Footwear: Shoes and Socks

  • Hiking boots with ankle support
  • Camp shoes or Tennis Shoes
  • Plastic bag to carry spare shoes Hiking socks (6)
  • Sock Liners (optional)


    First Aid Kit and Toiletries

  • Advil or Ibuprofen
  • Personal Prescriptions
  • Medical Tape (for preventing treating blisters)
  • Antibiotics (Cipro for travelers' diarrhea)
  • Diaper Rash Cream (Can treat rashes or chaffing)
  • Basic toiletries (Soap, Deodorant...)
  • Wet wipes
  • Panty Liners and Tampons
  • Face lotion
  • Hairbrush
  • Hair ties
  • Hand warmers
  • Ear plugs for sleeping
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip Balm with sunscreen
  • Toilet paper
  • Towel


    Paperwork and Money

  • Passport (needed at entry gate for registration) Spending Money around $200


    Other Items

  • Portable Solar Charger Journal, pen and paper
  • Drybags
  • Stuff sacks for dirty clothes/shoes
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