W Trek from Comfort

Don't just trek the W-Trek, do it from comfort. Stay at one of the best known all-inclusive lodges in Patagonia whilst each day completing each leg of the W Trek, plus extras like boat trips to the wall of Glacier Grey! Everything will be taken care of for you from the moment you arrive at Punta Arenas airport to the moment you take the transfer back. Go on, spoil yourself!

5 Days

$3,996

W Trek from Comfort - 5 - $3,996

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

  • Boat across Lago Pehoe and trek to Glacier Grey
  • Hike along the French Valley and have spectacular views of Lake Pehoe and Lake Skottsberg
  • Trek through the Ascencio River Valley to the base of Torres del Paine 
  • Return to your hotel on foot with views of multicoloured lakes 

Start from Punta Arenas and end at Punta Arenas

Landmarks visited on W Trek from Comfort

Operator's Itinerary

NOTE: indicative schedule only - sequence and choice of activities can be changed

Day 1: Afternoon to relax at your hotel

Transfer from Punta Arenas airport to the hotel. Take the afternoon to relax in the spa after your journey and enjoy the restaurant in the evening.

Accommodation: Luxury Hotel

Meals: Dinner 


Day 2 - Walk to Glacier Grey

Leave the hotel by catamaran (30 min). Walk from the Pehoe Refugio to the Grey Refugio with views of the Grey Glacier, icebergs in Lago Grey, the Southern Ice Field, the Paine Massif, and the Olguin Mountains. Picnic lunch close to the glacier. Return by the Grey Boat across Lago Grey (2 hours), with a close look at the glacier wall. Return by van from the Grey Ranger Station to the hotel (40 mins).

Duration: 10 to 11 hours in total, including 4 to 6 hours walking (12 km / 7.5 miles)

Note: Both of the boat crossings are dependent on climatic conditions.  Between April and August, the Grey II boat does not operate. Instead, a half day 'out and back walk' to the vista point of the glacier is offered.

Accommodation: Luxury Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 


Day 3 - Hike to the French Valley

Leave the hotel by catamaran (30 min) to the Pehoe Refugio. Walk along the trail that borders Lake Pehoe and Lake Skottsberg, with various climbs of less than 150 m (500 ft). Spectacular views of the two lakes, Paine Mountain, and the Horns. Cross the hanging bridge over the French River for a view of the French Glacier, the principal peak of the Paine Grande and the Cuernos. Picnic lunch and return to the Pehoe Refugio. Return by the catamaran to your hotel (30 min.).

Duration: 7 to 8 hours in total, including 6 to 7 hours walking (16km / 10 miles)

Note: The boat crossing is dependent on climatic conditions.

Accommodation: Luxury Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 


Day 4 - Walk to the base of the Torres

Leave hotel by van (1 hr) toward the Cerro Paine Ranch. Ascend 350 m (1,100 ft) through the Ascencio River Valley to the Chileno campground. Walk through century-old forests of beech and past gorges until reaching the Torres campground. Climb a glacial moraine until reaching the Towers vista point at the lake (a 350 m/ 1,100 ft climb). Picnic lunch and return to the Cerro Paine Ranch on foot, with a view of multicoloured lakes. Return by van to your hotel (1 hr).

Duration: 10 to 11 hours in total, including 8 to 9 hours walking  (17 km / 10.6 miles)

Accommodation: Luxury Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 


Day 5 - Transfer to Punta Arenas

After a hearty breakfast, enjoy the scenery as you take the transfer to Punta Arenas airport.

Meals: Breakfast 

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

Rates valid from 1st May 2018 to 30th April 2019 - please enquire for more details.

This trip can run as a group trip, with prices starting from $3,996 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 from USD $3,996 per person, based on 2 people booking a double room in the all-inclusive luxury lodge for four nights during High Season. 

Mid and Low Season rates are available. Departures can be set up for a minimum of 2 people. Please get in touch for more details.

Includes

  • All meals and bar
  • All exploration activities
  • Pick up and drop off from and to airports
  • Relaxing area
  • Wi-Fi service in public areas
  • National Park entrance fees

Excludes

  • Personal Equipment
  • Gratuities

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