Hike through the W Circuit and admire the main beauties of Torres del Paine, a must for every mountain lover.

Itinerary

  • Departure from Puerto Natales at 07:30 a.m. by a regular bus service to Torres del Paine National Park. 
  • Arrival at 09:45 hrs. in Laguna Amarga Entrance, where you will fill a form, pay the entrance ticket to the park and watch a short video regarding the park regulations.
  • Shuttle to the Welcome Center Estancia Cerro Paine. Short walk to Refugio Torre Central for checking-in and leaving the luggage at custody before hiking to Base Torres.
  • Hiking to Base Torres (Distance: 11 km – 7 miles / Time: 7-9 hrs. approx. /Difficulty: high)
  • Dinner at the cafeteria. Lodging at Refugio Torre Central.
  • Breakfast at the cafeteria and Box Lunch pick up.
  • Hiking to Los Cuernos area, walking at the edge of Norsdenkjöld Lake, (Distance: 12 km- 8 miles / Time: 4, 5 hrs. approx. /Difficulty: medium).
  • Dinner at the cafeteria. Lodging at Refugio Los Cuernos.
  • Breakfast at the cafeteria and Box Lunch pick up.
  • Hiking to CONAF Italiano campsite (Distance: 5 km-3 miles / Time: 2, 5 hrs. approx. /Difficulty: medium) In CONAF you can leave your backpack with the park ranger in order to ascend to French Valley (Distance: 3 km- 2 miles/ Time: 2, 5 hrs. approx. /Difficulty: medium). Hiking to Refugio Paine Grande (Distance: 7 km- 4 miles / Time: 2, 5 hrs. approx. /Difficulty: easy/medium).
  • Dinner at the cafeteria. Lodging at Refugio Paine Grande.
  • Breakfast at the cafeteria and Box Lunch pick up
  • Hiking to Refugio Grey, passing by different viewpoints. (Distance: 11 km-7 miles / Time: 3, 5 hrs. approx. /Difficulty: medium)
  • In the evening, optional hiking to the hanging bridges with a panoramic view over Grey Glacier. (Distance: 4km -2 miles/ Time: 4 hrs. approx. /Difficulty: medium). 
  • Dinner at the cafeteria. Lodging at Refugio Grey.
  • Breakfast at the cafeteria and Box Lunch pick up
  • Hiking to Refugio Paine Grande. (Distance: 11 km-7 miles / Time: 3, 5 hrs. approx. /Difficulty: medium).
  • Option 1: 11:30 Navigation along Pehoe Lake by Hielos PatagónicosCatamaran arriving about 12.00 to Pudeto.
    Regular bus at 13:00 hrs, arriving in Puerto Natales at 16:30 aprox. At the bus terminal (Rodoviario).
  • Option 2: 18:30 Navigation along Pehoe Lake by Hielos Patagónicos
    Catamaran arriving about 19:00 hrs.to Pudeto.
    Regular bus at 19:00 hrs, arriving in Puerto Natales at 22:30 aprox. At the bus terminal (Rodoviario).

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