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Patagonia W Trek

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 4 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 6 people
Destination(s): Chile  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking  
Season: November - March
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1275 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3000 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Puerto Natales. Glacier Boat. Hike Grey - Pehoe. Arrive into Puerto Natales. Meet guide and the rest of the group at BlueGreen Adventures office and take a private transfer via the new road into Torres del Paine arriving at the Park's entrance in just over an hour. Drive to Grey Lake and board the Grey II launch which takes you through the normally iceberg-choked waters of Grey Lake and up to the disembarkation point close to Grey Glacier. After a walk to the Grey Glacier lookout, we will continue hiking down the beautiful forested trail towards Lake Pehoe.

This trail skirts the edge of the immense Grey Glacier and the mountain and glacier views are incredible. After a packed lunch, continue on to the turquoise waters of Lake Pehoe, one of the prettier lakes in the Park. Your tents will be ready for you here so you can relax and enjoy some snacks and a cup of tea or glass of wine before dinner. Dinner will be eaten in nearby refugio. Lunch and dinner included (drinks available at extra cost). Camp facilities include hot showers, small shop, bathrooms and a bar.

Day 2: Hike Pehoe to Los Cuernos. After breakfast, we will pack our day packs with cameras and packed lunches and head out towards the French Valley and along the edges of Lake Nordenskjold. A full day's hike we will enjoy fantastic views of the amphitheatre of granite peaks that make up this enclosed valley as well as the waterscapes below including lakes Pehoe, Scottsburg, Toro, and Nordenskjold.

After some time enjoying the scenery we will have a picnic lunch before pressing on along the turquoise lakeshores to Camping Cuernos situated in a beautiful location nestled between the mountains and the lake. Night Camping. Dinner in nearby refugio. Includes: (B), (L), (D) (drinks available at extra cost). Camp facilities include hot showers and bathrooms.

Day 3: Hike Cuernos to Chileno. Night refugio Chileno. Today our destination is the lively refugio Chileno which is set below the imposing peaks of the Towers themselves. Beautiful day's hike with dramatic mountain vistas and trails through southern beech forests and past pristine lakes. Arrive at refugio Chileno and spend the night in bunk bed accommodation. Meals in refugio. Includes: (B), (L), (D) (drinks available at extra cost). Camp facilities include hot showers and bathrooms.

Day 4: Hike to base of Towers. Transfer Puerto Natales. Today's hiking is our most arduous but worthwhile as we climb to the Towers themselves. A roundtrip hike we will climb up into the Ascending Valley and through beautiful old growth beech forests to a rock moraine just under the towers.

A steep climb over the moraine will reward us with one of the most spectacular views in the park and weather permitting we will enjoy our last trail lunch at this amazing vantage point. On return to the trailhead, enjoy a glass of pisco sour in the nearby hotel before returning to Puerto Natales. Trip end. Includes: (B), (L).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- All accommodation stated (two nights camping, one night refugio)
- Round trip transfers to Park from Puerto Natales
- Experienced English speaking guide throughout and porters for luggage
- All meals stated on the itinerary with wine at dinner (camping)
- All camping equipment (including sleeping bags and mats available on request)
- Park entrance.

Price Excludes:
- Getting yourself to Puerto Natales at the start of the trip
- Flights
- Airport taxes
- Gratuities
- Drinks in refugio.

Supplier Information
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Location: Chile
Joined InfoHub: Sep 2003
Client Request Served: 115

M09984 is a tour operator based in southern Patagonia's quaint waterside town of Puerto Natales. Run by the original founders, it is a small Anglo-Chilean company which has been organizing wilderness adventure travel in and around Southern Patagonia for nearly 20 years. We offer three services depending on the...

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