Things to do
World class hiking is only one aspect of Torres del Paine. The superb fishing, kayaking, cycling, horse riding and puma tracking opportunities here are some of the park's best-kept secrets. You can add these activities on to a multi-day trek, or base yourself in one of the remote estancias for a more immersive experience. Click on the icons in the map for more information.
What can I do in Torres del Paine?
Scattered around the park are refugios, camping sites, luxury lodges and all-inclusive hotels. Click on the icons on the map for more information about each one, or visit our hotels page to find the accommodation that's right for you.
Just look at a map of Torres del Paine and the colours will draw you in: the sprinkling of blue lakes in the south, the white ice cap to the west with it's white tongue of Glacier Grey and the green forest shrouding the grey towers, horns, spade and fortress peaks.
Harriet Pike Trekking, Mountaineering & Cycling Specialist
Key trekking routes in Torres del Paine
Torres del Paine's two most famous trekking routes are the W Trek and the O, or Full Circuit, both incorporating the Grey Lake, French Valley and Ascensio Valley. However, some of our favourite hikes take place off the beaten track: the Pingo, Silencio and Bader valleys are hidden gems that offer quieter paths and stunning scenery.
Where can I trek in Torres del Paine?
Getting to Torres del Paine National Park
Puerto Natales town is the only gateway to Torres del Paine. Roads from all over the region meet here, making it a necessary stop for anyone wishing to visit the national park.
Transport links in the region are reliable and frequent, making it easy to supplement your time in Torres del Paine with a visit to nearby sites such as Los Glaciares National Park, Ushuaia or the vibrant cities of Santiago and Buenos Aires. Our guide on how to get to Torres del Paine has more detail.
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Hiking in Torres del Paine
World famous trekking awaits in Torres del Paine National Park. Each valley, peak and pass hides its own treasures, be it hanging glaciers, vast pampas, twisted metamorphic rock or…
Kayaking in Torres del Paine
Venture onto Torres del Paine's waterways and you will drift through some of the quietest, wildest and most secluded areas of the national park. From beginners to experienced …
Horse Riding in Torres del Paine
Day rides or longer treks that explore the pampas with the gauchos, head up to glaciers or follow trails through the Cordillera Paine with its mile-high granite peaks.
Mountain Biking in Torres del Paine
A great way to cover the distances to the far corners of the park, on anything from single day rides to multi-day expeditions along the back trails to the famous towers.