Patagonia Trek, 10 Days, Hike Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

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Explore Torres del Paine National Park on This 10 Day Hike & Be Blown Away by Views of the Beautiful Rock Towers & Snow-Capped Peaks of Patagonia.

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All about the Patagonia Trek, 10 Days, Hike Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.

Patagonia Trek

 

Overview

  • 10 Days

  • Trekking in Patagonia’s famous Torres del Paine National Park

  • Explore the vast and incredibly beautiful Grey Glacier

  • Climb to the base of the Las Torres Towers

  • English Speaking Guides

  • A Bucket List Destination

  • 10% of the tour cost is re-invested locally

Why Do We Recommend It?

Because this is truly a unique environment, both harsh and inspiringly beautiful.

10% of the cost is re-invested via micro-finance to local entrepreneurs.

We love hiking and this is a great hike!

Experienced and trusted tour operator.

Is It Right for Me?

At least average physical fitness is required for this trip. You’ll be hiking for around 5 hours per day. It’s always a good idea to break-in any new hiking boots, and doing a few hours of rambling before the trip will be a great opportunity to do this while getting prepared for a great trek.

First-time hikers are welcome.

If you’re unsure, just get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to talk through and advise you.

 

What People Say About The Trip

Our guide and assistant guide were the absolute best on our hike through Torres del Paine. They were extremely knowledgeable about the park, were fun companions during the hike, very helpful with everything we needed, and made sure we had an amazing experience.

Can I Go Anytime?

We have set group departures for this tour and you can select them during the booking process. We’ll then get back to you with the confirmation.

If you don’t find any dates that are suitable for you, just get in touch by phone or email and we’ll let you know if anything can be arranged. We always do our best to get you the holiday you want.

Itsy Bitsy Details

  • Where: Patagonia, Chile
  • Duration: 10 Days, 9 Nights
  • Tour Starts: Santiago, Chile
  • Tour Ends: Santiago, Chile
  • Fly To: Santiago International Airport, SCL
  • Fly From: Santiago International Airport, SCL
  • Group Size: 12 people
  • Age: No limit

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The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Medical/evacuation insurance for all participants confirmed 30 days or more prior to their expedition start date
  • 2 nights accommodation in Santiago
  • Domestic flight (RT) to Punta Arenas
  • All accommodations on trek in refugios (shared bathroom)
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the trek
  • Trekking permits and entry fees
  • Farewell banquet
  • Guide services
  • All ground transportation in Chile
  • Guided excursions in Santiago
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Personal items (laundry, clothing, snacks, etc.)
  • Trip cancellation insurance (offered as an option)
  • International airfare and meals during travel
  • Snacks during trek
  • Beverages outside of designated meals
  1. Day 1 SANTIAGO

    A staff member will pick you up at Santiago’s international airport and take you to our partner bed and breakfast, located in the Providencia district just south of Santiago Metropolitan Park, which has several trails, a Japanese garden, and the National Zoo.

    Peak Altitude:​ 1,870 ft (569m)
    Inclusions:​ airport shuttle; accommodations

  2. Day 2 SANTIAGO TO PUNTA ARENAS TO PUERTO NATALES

    Wake up early for a pre-dawn flight to Chilean Patagonia. After a 3.5 hour flight, meet your local trekking guide

    in Punta Arenas who will then accompany you to Puerto Natales (3 hours bus ride). On the way to Puerto Natales, soak up the beautiful views of the ocean surrounded by snow-capped peaks. After arrival in Puerto Natales take a hike on private land just outside the city to see recently uncovered archeological ruins. In the evening, explore the quaint town of Puerto Natales then spend the night at our partner lodge.

    Peak Altitude:​ 1,870 ft (569m)
    Inclusions: ​breakfast / lunch; domestic flight; transportation; accommodations

  3. Day 3 PUERTO NATALES TO REFUGIO LAS TORRES

    After breakfast, head to Torres del Paine National Park, by private transport, drop your full packs at the refugio and begin the trek. Start the trek with daypacks as you ascend through a rocky terrain cut by pristine glacial rivers. Gain two thousand feet in elevation as you climb through a beautiful lenga forest until reaching the base of the towers. Another shorter climb will put you meters from the towers and the emerald lake that sits at their base. Return to the mountain lodge for the evening.

    Peak Altitude:​ 2,870 ft (875m)
    Total Hiking:​ approximately 12 miles (19 km) / 8 hours of trekking (*day pack only today)
    Inclusions: ​breakfast / lunch / dinner; transportation; park entry fee; accommodations

  4. Day 4 REFUGIO LAS TORRES TO REFUGIO LOS CUERNOS

    Spend a majority of this part of the trek nestled on a trail between Lake Nordenskjold and Mount Almirante Nieto of the Paine Massif. Arrive at Refugio Los Cuernos, “The Horns”, nestled between the two famous horned peaks, Cerro Hoja and Cerro Máscara.

    Peak Altitude:​ 797 ft (243m)
    Total Hiking: ​approximately 7 miles (11.3 km) / 7-8 hours of trekking

    Inclusions:​ breakfast / lunch / dinner; accommodations

  5. Day 5 REFUGIO LOS CUERNOS TO REFUGIO PAINE GRANDE

    Head out from Los Cuernos and hike through Torres’ old-growth forest. Pass by the French Camp and arrive at the Italian Camp, which is the start of the French Valley. At the Italian Camp, drop your full backpacks and repack your food, water, and windbreaker into your daypack for the hike into the French Valley. If you’re feeling up to it, hike an additional 8 miles round-trip into the French Valley for stunning 360 views of the park.

    Peak Altitude: ​2,495 ft (760m)
    Total Hiking:​ approximately 9 miles (14.5 km) / 7-8 hours OR 17 miles (27km) / 12 hours of trekking Inclusions:​ breakfast / lunch / dinner; accommodations

  6. Day 6 REFUGIO PAINE GRANDE TO REFUGIO GREY

    Hike to Grey Glacier, an impressive ice field that covers the west end of the park. Enjoy the beauty of Pehoé Lake and Grey Lake as you approach the glacier. In the afternoon, relax on the porch of Refugio Grey where you will stay for the night.

    Peak Altitude:​ 820 ft (250m)
    Total Hiking:​ approximately 7 miles (11.3 km) / 4-5 hours trekking

    Inclusions:​ breakfast / lunch / dinner; accommodations

  7. Day 7 REFUGIO GREY

    On the final day of trekking, make your way along Grey Glacier toward Campamento Paso. Join an optional ice hike or kayak through third-party outfitter​ Bigfoot Patagonia​. (We suggest making reservations in advance of your trip. We can not book spots on your behalf). Scale ladders and enjoy views of the glacier before returning to the lodge for dinner.

    Peak Altitude:​ 820 ft (250m)

    Total Hiking:​ approximately 6-7 miles (9-11 km) / 6-8 hours trekking Inclusions: ​breakfast / lunch / dinner; accommodations

  8. Day 8 REFUGIO GREY TO PUERTO NATALES

    Spend one final half-day in the park. A 3-4 hour walk toward the lake will take you to the catamaran back to Pehoé and out of the park. Bus transportation will be awaiting your arrival to take the scenic ride back to Puerto Natales. Share a farewell dinner with your guide before a restful night in our partner lodge.

    Peak Altitude:​ 820 ft (250m)
    Total Hiking: ​approximately 7 miles (11 km) / 3-4 hours trekking

    Inclusions:​ breakfast / lunch / dinner; accommodations; bus transportation; catamaran ride

  9. Day 9 PUERTO NATALES TO SANTIAGO

    Take a bus to Punta Arenas and fly back to Santiago. Bus and flight times will vary depending on the group;

    The latest you would arrive back in Santiago is 10:30 pm. Spend a final overnight in the city before your international flight the following day.

    Peak Altitude:​ 1,870 ft (569m)
    Inclusions: ​breakfast; bus transportation; domestic flight; airport transfer; accommodations

  10. Day 10 DEPARTURES FROM SANTIAGO

    International flights depart.

    Peak Altitude:​ 1,870 ft (569m)
    Inclusions:​ breakfast; airport shuttle

Tour Details

Hike Patagonia

Hike Patagonia package is one of the most iconic hikes in the world in one of the most pristine and beautiful locations. There are many hike tours offered by various companies to this region but Action Culture is proud to promote this Hike in Torres Del Paine trip as it is produced in a very careful way to ensure it is sustainable and has an extremely low impact on the environment while having a positive impact on the local communities. This is mainly achieved by implementing the principles of Leave No Trace and by contributing 10% of total revenue in the form of microcredit to local small-scale entrepreneurs. The aim is to minimize the environmental impact while ensuring the local communities benefit from the visits.

Hike Patagonia, 11 Days, Hike in Torres del Paine, Chile

 

Activity Level: Moderate Adventure Holiday

While the elevation is not much of a factor on this trip, daily mileage can range from 6-13 miles and 5-10 trekking hours per day.

This expedition requires at least average physical fitness. No technical skills are required, and first-time trekkers are welcome.

We always recommend that travelers break in their hiking boots before the expedition. Taking training hikes that mimic the mileage and amount of time you will be trekking in Patagonia is recommended.

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