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Trip Details at-a-Glance
|Depart:||Punta Arenas, Chile|
|Lodging:||4 nights lodges|
|Meals:||Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)|
|Activity:||Hiking / Trekking, Wildlife & Natural History|
Day hikes on moderate to steep trails
Visa RequirementsA visa is not required for U.S. citizens visting Chile, but there is a Reciprocity Fee that must be paid upon arrival.
Our Trips using this Extension
Argentina Private Journey
Choosing the Right Trip
We work hard to help you choose the right trip for you, paying attention to your individual interests, abilities, and needs. If you have questions about the level of comfort or any of the activities described in this itinerary, please contact us.
The mighty spires of the Torres del Paine are among the most spectacular mountains in the world, a magnet for hikers and climbers from all around the world. Enjoy incredible day hikes to the base of these magnificent granite towers and accommodations in beautifully located lodges.
Calafate, Argentina / Paine National Park, Chile
Transfer by private vehicle from Calafate, Argentina, to the sublime world of Paine National Park, one of the scenic masterpieces of the planet, declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. The park’s centerpiece is the Cordillera Paine Massif, a wonderland of eye-popping scenery that emerges in a breathtakingly sheer rise from the plains of the Patagonian steppes. Overnight at Hosteria Las Torres, situated on a private 4,000-acre ranch just below the magnificent Paine Towers...BL
Paine National Park
Paine’s famed peaks are known for their vertical spires. Paine Grande, the highest, tops 10,000 feet. The east face of the Central Tower ends in a sheer 4,000-foot-high rock wall that challenges the world’s mountaineers. One of the best hiking options today is to set out with your guide through beautiful old-growth beech forests to a classic viewpoint of the Paine Towers. Other hiking options are available, as are horseback rides (at extra cost). Overnight at Hosteria Las Torres...BL
Paine National Park
A beautiful drive by private vehicle brings you to your accommodation at the southern end of the Paine Massif, where you are close to the Massif’s famous cuernos (horns)—incredible twisting monoliths of granite with knife-edged ridges, famously photogenic when they are mirrored in the emerald waters of Lake Nordenskjold. This afternoon, enjoy a boat excursion across iceberg-dotted Lago Grey to the edge of the huge Grey Glacier. Your accommodation, Hosteria Lago Grey, is in a majestic setting with walking trails and a breathtaking location on Lago Grey, with its active calving glaciers...BL
Paine National Park
Options today include a half-day hike up the slopes of Mt. Ferrier for panoramic views of the cuernos, a half-day hike to the three lakes viewpoint, or a full-day hike through lush forests to the stunning waterfall of Cascado Rio Pingo. Overnight at Hosteria Lago Grey...BL
Punta Arenas / Depart
Transfer to Punta Arenas and depart on homeward-bound flights via Santiago.
Prices valid through Spring 2016
$2595 per person, double occupancy (4 persons)
$2895 per person, double occupancy (2 persons)
Single supplement: $620
Explora Lodge Upgrade from: $2780
Prices are not guaranteed until services are confirmed.
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Extension Cost Includes:
- Accommodations of choice
- Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
- Transfers to and from the park
- Guided activities as noted (some shared, some private)
Extension Cost Does Not Include:Airfare, meals not mentioned in itinerary, optional tours, personal expenses, tips for baggage handling, and optional gratuities for guides/drivers.
Days 1 to 2 (2 nights), Paine National Park, Chile
Las Torres has an ideal location in Paine National Park and direct trail access to the Paine Towers. While over the years the hotel has grown to be ...
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Hotels in Paine National Park
Days 3 to 4 (2 nights), Paine National Park, Chile
In Paine National Park, we stay at one of the following properties based on choice of accommodation and availability:
Note: Listed above are our signature accommodations for this trip. Although it is highly unlikely, we may make substitutions when necessary.