Classic W Circuit

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Avenida España 1455, Puerto Natales (Bus terminal) to Avenida España 1455, Puerto Natales (Bus terminal)

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This  all inclusive tour of 5 days will bring you into the heart of  Torres del Paine National Park to see the most impressive beauties of the chilean Patagonia. The W name comes from the formation of a perfect W when joining the trails that access to the 3 highlights in the Circuit:  Base Torres,  French Valley and  Grey Glacier, all together making one of the world’s most spectacular trekking areas. You will end your tour with a navigation on the  Pehoé lake to admire its turquoise waters.
DAY 1 PUERTO NATALES - TORRE CENTRALDeparture 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. DAY 2 REFUGIO TORRE CENTRAL - LOS CUERNOSBreakfast 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. DAY 3 VALLE DEL FRANCES - REFUGIO PAINE GRANDEBreakfast 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. DAY 4 REFUGIO PAINE GRANDE - REFUGIO GREYBreakfast at the cafeteria and Box Lunch pick upHiking 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. DAY 5 REFUGIO PAINE GRANDE - LAKE PEHOE - PUERTO NATALESBreakfast at the cafeteria and Box Lunch pick upHiking 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 Patagónicos Catamaran 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).

What’s included

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guides
  • Medicals or travel insurances
  • Laundry-Internet-Telephone-Tips
  • Any additional services not stated in the itinerary
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