W Trekking Torres del Paine National Park

Code: CFT001
  • Duration: 5 days/4 nights
  • Excursions: Optional Guide
  • Alojamiento: Refuges included
  • Starting Point: Puerto Natales
  • Language: Spanish/English
  • Departure: Daily (Sep to Apr)
Description

For the trekking lovers who like the extreme natural contact in the the end of the world. A trekking with magnificient flora and fauna inside Torres del Paine National Park.



Price includes
4 nights accommodation in refuges
Regular Bus Transportation from Puerto Natales to Torres del Paine and back.
Transport connection Laguna Amarga.
Catamaran Pehoé (Cross from Paine Grande area to Pudeto to connect with regular bus to Puerto Natales).
All meals
Torres del Paine National Park entrance fee
Price does not include
Air tickets.
Insurance
  • Rates not valid for Chistmas or New Year's Eve
  • Ask for prices for groups of 4 or more people for the program with guide.
Itinerary

At 14:30 hrs. Regular bus transportation from the city of Puerto Natales to Torres del Paine National Park, the trip lasts approximately 2 hours (70 mi, 112 Km), with a brief stop in Cerro Castillo (Villa Park located 54 km away from Puerto Natales). Arrival in the Torres del Paine National Park via the Laguna Amarga Entrance, in this place should come down and go to the CONAF Administration Office. After that, you will take the shuttles that are waiting to transfer you to the Estancia Cerro Paine area and the Welcome Center. After the check in process, overnight in Refugio Torre Central.

We recommend starting at 09:00 hrs.

The first stage is a 1-an-a-half hour climbing with beautiful views of the surrounding lakes and the hanging glacier of Monte Almirante Nieto (2,670 m.o.s.l.) up to Refugio El Chileno sector where we will be able to recover our energy. Later, during 1 hour through an ancient forest of beech, arrival in the base of the moraine and a 45-minute ascension. Now we will have access to one of the most owe-inspiring places: Base Torres Viewpoint, where an impressive view of the imposing South Tower (2,850 m.o.s.l.), Central Tower (2,800 m.o.s.l.), North Tower (2,600 m.o.s.l.), Nido de Cóndor and Torre Glacier will be enjoyed. Return to Refugio El Chileno and accommodation (or Refugio Central according availability).

Level of difficulty: High.

Duration: 7 to 8 hours.. 

Time recommended starting at 09:00 hrs. Moderate Trekking around the Paine Massif, strolling around the base of the Mount Almirante Nieto, after a half-an-hour walk, we will see the display that indicates a "Shortcut" on the right path towards Refugio "Los Cuernos". Along the way, we will enjoy beautiful views of the Nordenskjöld Lake, hanging glaciers and existing flora such as "Ciruelillo" or "Notro" which from December features red flowers. After 4 to 5 hours hike, we will reach the area of Los Cuernos, which is by far one of the most overwhelming sites of the circuit. Overnight in Refugio Los Cuernos.

Level of difficulty: Medium.

Duration: 4 to 5 hours.

Recommended starting time 08:00 hrs. The first 2 hours are soft and overlooking the Nordenskjöld Lake until we get the "Campamento Italiano" area. The ascension starts by valley of the Francés River up to the French Glacier Viewpoint, then continued the climbing until we get the "Campamento Británico" (British Camp) and then to the "French Valley Viewpoint," which offers the most shocking views of the entire National Park: Paine Grande, Catedral, Hoja, Máscara, Espada, Aleta de Tiburón, and "Cuerno Norte Mountains are possible to be watched from this viewpoint. The return is through the same road to Italiano Camp and then return to the area of Pehoé. Accommodation in Lodge Paine Grande.

Difficulty: High.

Duration: 11 to 12 hours.
Recommended time for starting: 09:00 am

Trekking to the Grey Glacier Viewpoint. After 1 and a half hour we will get the first viewpoint, from where it is possible to watch the glacier in the distance. After that, by the western path of the Grey Lake, we get, after a 1-an-a-half walk, to the Main Viewpoint with amazing views of the Grey Glacier, the Olguín Mountain Chain and icebergs.  The return will be by the same path until we reach where it is located the Paine Grande Lodge. Here we will head to the pier where the catamaran sets sail the catamaran in order to cross the Pehoé Lake to the Pudeto area, where a regular bus will take to Puerto Natales.

* It is important this day is calculated either walk hours to be at the time of sailing catamaran.

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Reviews

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From 18 reviews
Service
4,4
Price-quality ratio
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Showing 18 customer comments
España
Jaime Sanroma Oca de Zayas
March, 2018
Me proporcionaron el servicio que necesitaba, y ante los problemas que hubo (no había disponibilidad en un refugio, cogieron en otro, pero yo pedí­ camping en el primero) gestionaron mi petición y todo fue correcto. Tanto por correo como por llamada.

El sobre con todos los tickets y demás tardó en llegar y hubo un momento de incertidumbre... También creo que la información en general (dónde ir y qué hacer exactamente) podría ser más precisa ya que no cambia (hablo de Torres del Paine), pero bien en general

Italia
Riccardo Gelosa
February, 2018
The lady that helped me book the W-trek at Torres del Paine, Carmen Insana has been incredibly helpful and nice with me, making sure everything was running smoothly and as planned.

Improve online payment method

Estados Unidos
Kimberly Kylstra
February, 2018
Services were excellent, and the best part was the wonderful responsiveness my travel assistant Carmen Insana, who was extremely helpful and responsive, despite my numerous questions and emails.

For active travelers, personal tours and treks are preferable to group excursions.

Reino Unido
Robert Lee
December, 2017
Hugo Passos orangised our last minute trip very quickly and efficiently. He managed to find availability on the W trek in Torres del Paine when everyone else said it was fully booked. Thank you Hugo, great job! Give Hugo Passos a reward for 5 star service

Brasil
Pedro Gonzaga
November, 2017
todo perfecto

Estados Unidos
Marisa Barry
September, 2017
refugios not communicating there was no heat at Grande and Cuernos during offseason. The phone sometimes loops and then hangs up on you before you can get ahold of someone.

Chile
Mario Maldonado
April, 2017
Todo funciona bien

Chile
Francisco Rivera Alarcon
February, 2017
Los hostales estaban bien atendidos, pero la infraestructura y los productos que se comercializan creo que podrían mejorar.

Chile
Maximiliano Herrera Quiroga
March, 2017
La coordinación de todos los servicios fue buena. Cuando llegamos a Puerto Natales nos tenían todos los pasajes y reservas bien ordenadas. Se agradece ya que no tuvimos ningún problema.

Chile
Gonzalo Arce
February, 2017
Buenos, cumplidos totalmente en tiempo y forma

Chile
Mauricio Contreras Gallegos
January, 2017
Excelente, mis felicitaciones por la preocupación y el interés hacia para hacer un mejor servicio.

En el campamento "El Chileno" la cena estuvo muy mal, la carne muy dura y el arroz crudo; hecho del cual lo represente al maestro de cocina y de la que me manifestó que eso se debió a la tardanza de la entrega de los alimentos por parte de la empresa contratada en la entrega de los recursos alimenticios.

Chile
Matias Arturo Martinez Boyston
March, 2016
Excellentes, fueron los primeros en responder a nuestros requerimientos.No tengo queja alguna.

Chile
Lizcette Karina Rojas Bolvarán
February, 2016
En general me gustó mucho el servicio. Los días en Torres del Paine fueron hermosos.

Francia
Guillaume Pensier
January, 2015
Los sevicios de la Sra Daniela Guzman fueron excellentes.

Estados Unidos
Criseyda Martinez
January, 2015
We really enjoyed the trip and our package. Thank you. The service in refugios was the one part we did not enjoy. I think you all already know that there is sometimes bad service and also very bad overpriced services. Other than that the rest was fine, it was easy to navigate the trails and to continue with our planned trip. Thank you.

The refugios are run badly. There are rules that are asked of clients but the staff does not follow. Overpriced services and low quality service was not what we wanted. We understand it is hiking in the woods and resources are limited but lower prices and better quality are possible.

Australia
Emma Knowles
January, 2015
I did not use the phone because my cell does not work internationally. It was very good that I got replies to my emails so quickly. I booked the 5 day w trek and first thought your price was a lot. After seeing how much fantastico sur charge per night I was very happy with what I paid. You should provide a link or something to show how much things cost (eg 1 night full board at a refugio) if you don't book with visitchile.

Alemania
Fabian Krebs
June, 2014
The service and response time we received by email from Gianina were great, Thanks a lot. The trip was also a fantastic experience

Unfortunately, the first option was booked out while we were communicating, so a way to hold offers for 24-48 hours would be great, though I know it is not easy.

Estados Unidos
Paul & Renee Kuross
January, 2014
It was stunningly beautiful!!!

We were not told that we'd be in a tent at Los Quernos. We chose to upgrade to a cabana. The water in the showers was either burning hot or freezing cold.

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