Days
4
Price from
$3,415NZD

Granite pillars, milky lakes, sweeping mountain vistas — explore Patagonia's most spectacular national park

This trekking adventure incorporates Patagonia's finest mountain landscapes. From your base in Puerto Natales, head into the spectacular Torres Del Paine National Park to witness its eponymous towers - soaring granite pillars that loom above the rolling steppe. Explore the park on foot, by boat and by private vehicle to witness its manifold attractions - Andean wildlife, azure lakes and endless craggy vistas.

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Start
Torres del Paine National Park, Chile
Finish
Torres del Paine National Park, Chile
Country
Chile
Style
Independent Experiences
Code
PSTDX
Physical rating
Ages
Min 15
Group size
Min 1, Max 4

Why we love this trip

  • Explore A UNESCO-declared World Biosphere Reserve.

  • A full day trekking to experience the scenery and views of the amazing mountains, glaciers, waterfalls and lakes.

Is this trip right for you?

  • Weather in Patagonia is an important factor to consider. Be prepared for all elements – rain, wind and extreme cold.

Itinerary

This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2017 to 31 December 2017. View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2016 - 31 December 2016

Welcome to Southern Chile!

You have an included transfer to the EcoCamp leaving from either El Calafate, Punta Arenas or Puerto Natales. The transfer is a shared service and leaves at scheduled times throughout the day. Alternatively you can book a private transfer at an additional cost. Please speak to your travel agent regarding this and to determine the best option for your travel arrangements.

Upon arrival and after check in at the EcoCamp, which is situated in the heart of Torres del Paine National Park, enjoy an included dinner.
Accommodation
  • Ecocamp or similar (1 night)
Included Activities
  • 2 days of activities in Torres del Paine NP
  • Complimentary arrival transfer
Meals Included
  • Dinner
Special Information
ARRIVAL TRANSFERS
Below times are subject to change, please confirm time with your travel agent upon booking.

FROM PUNTA ARENAS
Pick-up from hotel 10:15am
* Pick up zone is limited to downtown hotels in Punta Arenas (Zona Franca /North to Parque Maria Behety /South). Pick-ups for hotels outside of this zone are available on request and at extra cost.

Pick-up from airport at 11:00am
* The flight must arrive before 11:00am if you wish to take the early transfer

Pick-up from airport at 3:00pm
* The flight must arrive before 3:00pm if you wish to take the late transfer

FROM PUERTO NATALES
Pick-up from Hotel 2:00pm
Pick-up from bus terminal 2:00pm

FROM EL CALAFATE
At 7:00am a transfer from your downtown hotel will take you to the bus terminal. Take a public bus to Puerto Natales and then a transfer to the EcoCamp arriving approximately at 7:00pm
* At an extra cost you can request a semi-private transfer to arrive at the EcoCamp by approximately 1:00pm, departing your hotel at 7:00am
Torres del Paine National Park is one of the most spectacular national parks in Chile. A UNESCO-declared World Biosphere Reserve, it is a unique combination of impressive craggy mountains, including the famous Cuernos del Paine (Paine Horns), glaciers, waterfalls and lakes, as well as being home to abundant plant and animal life. There are excellent chances to spot guanacos, rheas, Andean condors, Chilean flamingos and many other species of birds and mammals. The Paine Massif rises over 3000 metres above the Patagonian steppe; a full day of trekking takes us to the base of the amazing Towers of Paine. We return in the evenings to our lodge located within the national park
Spend a couple of days exploring the park.
During your time at the eco-lodge you will participate in activities with other travellers that may have booked elsewhere. Each day there will be between 1-3 different activities on offer which you will be able to choose from.
Please note that should you wish to take part in an activity that is not offered for the day you are there, you will need to pay an additional cost for a private guide.
Accommodation
  • Ecocamp or similar (1 night)
Meals Included
  • Breakfast (2)
  • Lunch (2)
  • Dinner (2)
The trip finishes this morning after breakfast.
You have an included transfer from Torres del Paine National Park to either El Calafate, Punta Arenas or Puerto Natales. The transfer is a shared service. Alternatively you can book a private transfer at an additional cost.
Please speak to your travel agent regarding this and to determine the best option for your travel arrangements.
Included Activities
  • Complimentary departure transfer
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Special Information
DEPARTURE TRANSFERS
Below times are subject to change, please confirm time with your travel agent upon booking.

TO PUNTA ARENAS
Arrival time at hotel 2:30pm
* Drop-off zone is limited to downtown hotels in Punta Arenas (Zona Franca /North to Parque Maria Behety /South). Drop-offs for hotels outside of this zone are available on request and at extra cost.

Arrival at airport at 2:00pm
* The flight must depart after 3:30pm

TO PUERTO NATALES
Arrival to hotel or EcoCamp office 11:00am

TO EL CALAFATE
At 7:00am transfer from EcoCamp to the border, take a public bus to El Calafate and then a transfer to the your hotel arriving approximately at 2:30pm
* At an extra cost you can request a semi-private transfer to depart the EcoCamp at 9:00am, with a transfer to the border and then changing to a van which goes directly to your hotel arriving approximately 3:30pm.

Meals

3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners

Transport

Private van

Accommodation

Ecocamp (3 nights)

Included Activities

  • 2 days of activities in Torres del Paine NP
  • Complimentary arrival transfer
  • Complimentary departure transfer

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Important notes

INDEPENDENT EXPERIENCE:
This program is for independent travellers and is not a group tour.

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