Hiking • Climbing • Chile


Hike in Torres del Paine National Park

11 Days • £3036 per person

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    OneSeed Expeditions

    With its jagged mountains covered in frosting, and its aquamarine lakes, Patagonia is arguably one of the most beautiful of our world's wild places. Home to pumas, guanacos, condors, and the South Andean deer, this is one of the last places left on the planet where you can still drink from the streams. Explore Torres del Paine National Park for 11-days on this curated trip from OneSeed Expeditions company that chooses to invest in people by loaning 10% of their profits to local entrepreneurs in need of capital. Don't just visit local communities, empower them.

    Itineraries

    A OneSeed 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.

    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. Explore the quaint town of Puerto Natales then spend the night at our partner lodge. Peak Altitude: 1,870 ft (569m) Inclusions: breakfast, lunch (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase), coffee, tea, water; domestic flight; transportation; accommodations.

    Head to the Cueva del Milodon, a famous cave located just outside of Puerto Natales, home to fossils of pre-historic animals and signs of human habitation as early as 6,000 BC. Afterwards, enjoy a picnic before heading to the entrance gates of Torres del Paine and settling into Refugio Las Torres for the evening. Peak Altitude: 492 ft (150m) Inclusions: all meals (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase)coffee, tea, water; bus transportation; park entry fee; accommodations

    Start the trek with day packs 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 12.5 miles (20 km) / 8 hours of trekking (*day pack only today) Inclusions: all meals (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase), coffee, tea, water; accommodations.

    Spend a majority of this part of the trek nestled on a trail between Lake Nordenskjold and Mount Almirante Nieto of the Paine Massif. Peak Altitude: 797 ft (243m) Total Hiking: approximately 7 miles (11.3 km) / 7-8 hours of trekking Inclusions: all meals (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase), coffee, tea, water; accommodations.

    Head out from Los Cuernos and hike through Torres' old-growth forest. After a short climb, see an impressive viewpoint of the French Valley and Cerro Hoja and Cerro Mascara, two of the famous horned peaks. Peak Altitude: 2,495 ft (760m) Total Hiking: approximately 9 miles (14.5 km) / 7-8 hours of trekking Inclusions: all meals (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase), coffee, tea, water; accommodations.

    Take a day hike to Grey Glacier, an impressive ice field that covers the west end of the park. Enjoy the beauty of Pehoe Lake and Grey Lake as you approach the glacier. Spend a second night at Paine Grande. Peak Altitude: 820 ft (250m) Total Hiking: approximately 7 miles (11.3 km) / 4-5 hours trekking Inclusions: all meals (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase), coffee, tea, water; accommodations.

    On the final day of trekking, make your way along Grey's Glacier toward Campamento Paso. 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: all meals (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase), coffee, tea, water; accommodations

    Spend one final half day in the park. A 3-4 hour walk toward the lake will take you to the catamaran back to Pehoe 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: all meals (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase), coffee, tea, water; accommodations; bus transportation; catamaran ride.

    Take a bus to Punta Arenas and fly back to Santiago for a final evening in the city. Peak Altitude: 1,870 ft (569m) Inclusions: breakfast (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase) bus transportation; domestic flight; airport transfer; accommodations.

    International flights depart. Peak Altitude: 1,870 ft (569m) Inclusions: breakfast; airport shuttle

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