Adventure and Nature in Torres del Paine
5 Days / 4 Nights - per person in double room - Code BGF001
Day 01 (Thursday): Puerto Natales
- Accommodation in Kau Lodge
Accommodation in Puerto Natales at Kau Lodge. Meeting with your guide to discuss the program.
Day 02 (Friday): Puerto Natales - Torres del Paine - French Valley
- Transfer Puerto Natales - Torres del Paine
- French Valley Trek
- Accommodation in camping
Early in the morning transfer by van to Torres del Paine National Park. This is a two hour journey crossing the pampa Patagonica. Cross Pehoe lake by Catamaran. Trek to the French Valley. This valley, the most beautiful in the park and one of the most unique in the world. Its surrounded by hanging glaciers (where you can see & hear the ice calving off at various intervals) and an amphitheater of granite walls and spires. There are amazing views throughout this trek and the further you trek into the valley the better they become!
For this day we have two hiking options:
A) Consists in getting to further end of the trail, to the British Camp, this is all the way to the end of this natural congregation of mountains. If we reach this point, we will have completed 24km and 7-8 hours hiking.
B) Consists on reaching to the French Valley Main Lookout, from this point you can appreciate the whole natural amphitheater created by glaciers millions of years ago, it is absolutely breathtaking. If you take Plan B, you will have hiked for 5-6 hours and
completed 16km. The options will depend on fitness level, timing and weather conditions.
Dinner at Paine Grande Lodge and accomodation in the camping.
Day 03 (Saturday): Torres del Paine - Grey Glacier
- Trekking Grey Glacier
- Pehoé Lake Crossing
- Dinner in camping
- Accommodation in camping
Today we will visit the Grey glacier. This day you will hike for will take 7-8 hours roundtrip, 22km reaching the main lookout of one of the most beautiful glaciers of the Southern Patagonian ice field. Magnificent views of lake and glacier Grey and vibrant-blue icebergs. (Paine is a Tehuelche Indian word for "blue"). During the afternoon we will cross Pehoe Lake by catamaran. Transfer to Laguna Azul. Enjoy dinner while looking out a great view of the Torres del Paine.
Night in Camping.
Day 04 (Sunday): Torres del Paine - Base Torres - Puerto Natales
- Base Torres Trekking
- Transfer Torres del Paine - Puerto Natales
- Accommodation in Kau Lodge or Factoría
On our last day in the national park we will hike to its main attractions; Torres del Paine. We will begin trekking to the Ascencio Valley where from above you see the river (of the same name) running wildly past refugio Chileno. After a quick stop here we will continue through a forest of the native Lenga (Beech) trees until reaching the glacial moraine. From here it’s a 1 hour trek to the top where the towers appear from nowhere! This trek is spectacular where you get to view the 3 pink granite towers with its glacial lake below that made the park famous. (8 hours round trip, 20 KM). Transfer to Puerto Natales. Night at Factoria or Kau Lodge.
Day 05: (Monday) Puerto Natales
Breakfast in Kau Lodge or Factoría. Check out.
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