W CIRCUIT FANTASTICO OPTION

DAY 1 
PUERTO NATALES - TORRES DEL PAINE

  • ​We will take the 2:30 pm bus to Torres del Paine National Park. The trip takes about 2.5 hours (112 km). If you want to take advantage of the day and join one our horseback riding excursions, a mountain biking excursion or climbing excursion, make sure you take your ticket voucher the day before and take the bus that departure from Puerto Natales at 7:00. These excursions are not included in the program and require a previous reservation. You will arrive in the afternoon, have dinner, and sleep in the Central Sector.

DAY 2 
HIKE TO LAS TORRES LOOKOUT POINT

  • You will depart early to one of the landmarks of the park, the Las Torres Base Lookout Point. During the first stretch, you will walk through the pampas, cross the Ascencio River, and then climb 3 km up to Los Vientos Mountain Pass, where you will enjoy amazing views of the valley and lakes. You will continue your journey to the Chileno Mountain Refuge, and then go deep in a lenga beech forest up to La Morrena, where the hardest part of the hike begins. You will follow a rock trail to the spectacular Las Torres Base Lookout Point.

  • Later, you will begin the descent to the Central Sector to have dinner and sleep for the night.

DAY 3 
HIKE FRANCÉS SECTOR

  • You will walk about 13.5 km along the shore of Nordenskjöld Lake, Almirante Nieto Hill, and the striking Cuernos del Paine. During the hike, you will enjoy magnificent views of Los Cuernos, hanging glaciers, lakes, and the abundant local vegetation and wildlife.

  • You will have dinner and sleep in the Francés Sector.

DAY 4 
HIKE FRANCÉS VALLEY

  • The day begins with one of the icons of the circuit, the Francés Valley. You will start early with a light hike to the Italiano Campsite. From there, you will begin the climb through the woods (about 2 km) up the Francés River Valley.

  • We will continue to the Francés Lookout Point, where you will enjoy one of the most breathtaking views of the circuit, the view to the valley framed by the Hills Paine Grande, Catedral, Hoja, Máscara, Espada, Aleta de Tiburón, and Cuerno del Norte. It will leave you speechless.

  • After this, you will begin the descent to the Paine Grande Sector.

DAY 5 
HIKE GREY GLACIER SECTOR - PEHOÉ LAKE NAVIGATION - RETURN TO PUERTO NATALES

  • Today, you will reach the third milestone on the circuit, the magnificent Grey Glacier. The trail goes around the Paine Grande Hill, the highest peak in the mountain range (3,050 m), with incredible views of its hanging glaciers. Walking amidst Antarctic beech (ñirre), Dombey's beech (coigüe), and Chilean firebush (notro), you will reach the first lookout point of Grey Lake, where we will see floating pieces of glacier.

  • We will continue to walk toward the imposing view of Grey Glacier to reach the Grey Mountain Refuge.

  • Then, you will return to the Paine Grande Sector and take the 6:30 pm catamaran that will take you to Pudeto.

  • There you will meet the bus that will take you back to Puerto Natales.

PROGRAM RATE FROM USD $891

INCLUDED

  • Bilingual guide (optional, ask rates).

  • Transportation on a regular bus from Puerto Natales to Torres del Paine National Park and back.

  • 2 nights of lodging at Central Sector, 1 night at the Francés Sector, and 1 night at the Paine Grande Sector.

  • Mountain refuges include fully-made beds, except at the Francés Mountain Refuge (sleeping bag). Campsite includes tent, sleeping bag and sleeping pad.

  • All meals: breakfast, lunch (box lunch) and dinner. Box lunch on return day to Puerto Natales.

  • Pehoé Lake Catamaran.

  • Torres del Paine National Park entrance fees.

  • A 20% discount in the spa and 20% discount for patagonian barbecue at Hotel Las Torres.

  • Welcome Kit: Includes sleeping-bag liner, microfiber towels, water bottle (stainless steel), a map and a journal notebook. This kit will be given once you take your program voucher at Fantástico Sur's oce in Puerto Natales.

 NOT INCLUDED 

  • Any service not specified in the program.

  • Additional activities.

  • Health insurance.

  • Tips.

  • Drinks.

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