Torres del Paine Hiking

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Departs from
Puerto Natales
Camping (with basic facilities), Hotel
Group Size
Maximum of 12 travellers per group


Hike numerous trails around Torres del Paine, Witness the striking horns of Los Cuernos del Paine, Chill out by Glacier Grey and Glacier Frances – which is cooler?, Be lead through the beautiful landscape by a local guide, Stand in awe of Torres del Paine’s three granite towers, Trek through landscapes rich in plant and animal life, Camp in the heart of South America’s finest national park

Tour description provided by Intrepid

Torres del Paine is no run-of-the-mill national park. It could be argued that it’s the godfather of South American national parks, and it doesn’t take much to see why. Watching over this parque nacional is its namesake: three granite pillars towering some 2,800 metres into the sky. With the Paine Grande and Los Cuernos peaks residing either side of these magnificent spires, it’s clear from the get go that when it comes to unique, dramatic landscapes, Torres del Paine’s is second to none. Set against the backdrop of this stunning area, this hiking expedition – led by a knowledgeable and friendly local guide - blazes its own trial and takes in the best Torres del Paine has to offer. Hike over steppe passes, around electric-blue lakes, through lush forests, next to gigantic glaciers and get sprayed by wondrous waterfalls – and that’s just on day one. A trip of a lifetime for experienced hikers and newbies alike; there really is no better way to see Torres del Paine than on foot.


Day 1 Puerto Natales
Seated on the shores of a beautiful lake, Puerto Natales is the gateway to Torres del Paine National Park and a great place to relax in one of the many quaint local restaurants.
Day 2 Mirador Las Torres (Las Torres Lookout)
Located in the wilds of Patagonia, Torres del Paine National Park is one of the world's most beautiful landscapes with glaciers, lakes and dramatic mountain peaks.
Day 3 Valle Frances (French Valley}
A trek into Valle Frances, with its imposing views of Los Cuernos (The Horns) and the Glacier Frances, is one of the true highlights of Torres del Paine.
Day 4 Glaciar Grey (Grey Glacier)
Torres del Paine is an important habitat for a wide variety of wildlife, including the Patagonian rhea and guanaco, as well as flamingoes, condors and other birds.
Days 5-6 Puerto Natales
Puerto Natales's proximity to the amazing natural wonders this beautiful region has to offer has seen it transformed from a sleepy fishing port to a bustling tourist town.