Pingo Valley Trek

Explore this wild and secluded valley all for yourself. Enjoy spectacular views of Paine Grande, the Olguin Range and the mighty Zapata mountain. Wild camp amongst ancient forests

3 Days


Pingo Valley Trek - 3 - $1,004

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

  • Hike up to the Mount Ferrier lookout and witness beautiful views of the Torres del Paine 
  • Trek through the solitary an remote Pingo Valley in the direction of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field and spot (if you're lucky) one of the rare, endangered South Andean deer (Huemul)
  • Hike through wild areas to reach the Southern Patagonian Ice Field , the biggest ice field outside of the poles

Start from Puerto Natales and end at Puerto Natales

Landmarks visited on Pingo Valley Trek

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: Hike into Pingo Valley

A guide will pick you up at your final destination in the Torres del Paine and take you to park authority guard post near Lago Grey. You will be able to hike up to the Mount Ferrier lookout, which is a two-hour hike uphill. From here you have a beautiful view of the massif of Torres del Paine. Back at the Guarderia Grey you go to the nearby Pingo Camp at the entrance of the Pingo Valley; the hike is about thirty minutes.

Accommodation: Camp Pingo

Meals: Lunch, dinner

Day 2: Enjoy Pingo and Zapata Glacier

After a delicious camp-side breakfast you will begin a hike that leads you through this solitary and remote valley in the direction of the Southern Patagonian Ice field. During the hike you will be able to enjoy a view of the massif of Torres del Paine. If you are lucky you can see one of the rare, endangered South Andean deer (Huemul)! The hike to Camp Zapata is about 4 hours.

Accommodation: Camp Zapata

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3: Explore the area!

After breakfast you will start out without your packs and begin exploring the valley! Today you will hike through this wild area and reach the Southern Patagonian Icefield. To be so close to this huge ice mass, the biggest ice field outside of the poles, is an amazing experience! There has also been a prehistoric marine animal found here (similar to a dolphin) and if you look closely you might find some of the historic remains of the animal! In the evening you will return back to Camp Pingo gather your things and continue down to Guarderia Grey to take a transfer to Puerto Natales where you will say goodbye to our guide and finish your trip.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

Departures can be set up for a minimum of 2 people. Please get in touch for details 

This trip can run as a group trip, with prices starting from $1,004 per person for a complete group. If you are looking to join a group or you are a solo traveller we will help to form likeminded groups of travellers. Please let us know your travel plans.

The trip can also run on a private basis to fit around your plans. Departures may be tailored and can be set up on a date of your choice. Please note that there is a higher price for smaller groups. Please enquire for further details.

Price per person (based on a group of 2): 660,000 CLP

Price per person (based on a group of 4): 420,000 CLP


  • 2 nights Camping in Pingo Valley (tent and sleeping mat included)
  • 2 nights / 3 days guided in Torres del Paine
  • Meals indicated in itinerary above
  • Transfer from End point of Circuit to Guardaria Grey
  • Transfer from Torres del Paine to Puerto Natales


  • Accommodations not listed in chart above
  • Meals not listed in chart above
  • Airline tickets
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal trekking gear
  • Drinks during lunch or dinner
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Tips for staff or at dinners
  • Porter to help personal carry gear

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