W Trek, 4 days camping

Guided hiking and camping gives you the best combination of expert assistance and economy for the W trek. Tents are waiting at the stops, so there's no heavy gear to carry but you still get the feeling of living wild within the park, while local guides explain the geography and wildlife, and help to pace your walking.

4 Days

$1,287

W Trek, 4 days camping - 4 - $1,287

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

  • Trek to the famous Towers of Paine
  • Catamaran across Lake Pehoe; hike through the French Valley
  • Trek to Grey Glacier 

Start from Puerto Natales and end at Puerto Natales

Landmarks visited on W Trek, 4 days camping

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: Admire Glacier Grey

Early in the morning you will depart with your guide on a bus from Puerto Natales to Torres del Paine. The trip to the park entrance at Laguna Amarga is approximately two hours.

After arriving to the park you will take the catamaran across Lake Pehoe before you begin a four-hour hike through a small forest and then along Lake Grey. Most days this section of the park is very windy, due to openness provided by Lake Grey, Glacier Grey and the Southern Ice Field. After about two hours of hiking you will get your first glimpse of Glacier Grey. You will continue hiking for two more hours until arriving to Camp Grey where you will spend the night.

There are two optional excursions you can take today in the afternoon or tomorrow in the morning while at Refugio Grey – ice hiking on Glacier Grey or kayaking on Lake Grey.

Meals: Lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Camping Grey

Hiking Distance: 11km


Day 2 : Hike to Lake Pehoe

In the morning you will have an energizing breakfast and then prepare to hike again. If you would like you can continue past the camp with a day pack for a spectacular view of the glacier and a chance to cross one of the parks famous suspension bridges.

Upon return to Camp Grey, collect all of your belongings and begin your hike back towards Paine Grande where you will camp along the shore of Lake Pehoe.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Camp Paine Grande

Hiking Distance: 11km


Day 3 : Visit the French Valley

Shortly after breakfast you will begin hiking towards Campamento Italiano. This camp is 2.5 hours away. Once you arrive to Campamento Italiano you will hike across a moraine and through a forest until you come to a clearing. Here you will be blown away by both the wind and the spectacular views of Lake Nordenskjold, Skottberg and Pehoe behind you, the hanging French Glacier just ahead of you and by many other peaks.

After leaving the lookout you will return to Paine Grande to gather your things and take the catamaran back across Lake Pehoe. From here you will catch a bus and shuttle to Camping Torre Central where you will spend the night.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Camping Torre Central

Hiking Distance: 17km 


Day 4 : Hike to the famous Towers of Paine

Today, you will hike to the iconic towers of the park – Las Torres! After breakfast, you will begin to hike up Almirante Nieto, a mountain with incredible views of Lake Nordenskjold and the Asencio Valley. After two hours of hiking steadily upward you will arrive to Refugio & Camping Chileno where you will be able to enjoy your lunch before continuing onto the Las Torres lookout. walk for one hour through a dense Lenga forest. After leaving the forest, you will approach a moraine and climb until you see Las Torres — imposing granite peaks rising 9,000 feet into the air. This impressive sight will take your breath away!

After taking some time to relax in front of the majestic peaks, you will hike back down the moraine to continue hiking through the Asencio Valley, downhill to Camping Torre Central.

After, you will catch a shuttle as well as a bus back to Puerto Natales. As this point you will say goodbye to your guide!

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Hiking Distance: 18km 

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Prices, Departures and Inclusions

Start date Price (pp)
December 2018
14-Dec-2018 $1,287* Provisional Date
21-Dec-2018 $1,287 Guaranteed Date
28-Dec-2018 $1,287* Guaranteed Date
January 2019
3-Jan-2019 $1,287 Provisional Date
9-Jan-2019 $1,287* Guaranteed Date
16-Jan-2019 $1,287 Provisional Date
23-Jan-2019 $1,287* Provisional Date
30-Jan-2019 $1,287 Provisional Date
February 2019
6-Feb-2019 $1,287* Provisional Date
13-Feb-2019 $1,287 Guaranteed Date
20-Feb-2019 $1,287* Provisional Date
27-Feb-2019 $1,287 Provisional Date

* Note: Prices are per person. Paid in CLP (CLP) - figure above is based on today's exchange rate. Actual cost CLP880,000

Price of $880,000 CLP per person is indicative based on a group of 2 people.

Price of $660,000 CLP is the price per person for a group of 4 people.

Price of $580,000 CLP is the price per person for a group of 6 people.

Includes

  • 4 Guided Hiking days
  • 3 nights camping Torres del Paine
  • Bus to and from Torres del Paine
  • Entrance fee to Torres del Paine
  • Catamaran Round Trip on Lake Pehoe
  • Meals listed in itinerary
  • Tent for double occupancy

Excludes

  • Bedding
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Any visa, passport and vaccination expenses

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