Experience Paine's Nature and Wildlife

A gentle-paced W Trek for nature-lovers. Based in a secluded, all-inclusive camp of luxury yurts, you'll wake up each morning in a forest overlooking Lago Toro before journeying through breath-taking scenery to complete world-famous hikes in the Paine Massif. Looked after from start to finish by expert guides, it doesn't get much better than this. A gentle-paced W Trek for nature-lovers. Based in a secluded, all-inclusive camp of luxury yurts, you'll wake up each morning in a forest overlooking Lago Toro before journeying through breath-taking scenery to complete world-famous hikes in the Paine Massif. Looked after from start to finish by expert guides, it doesn't get much better than this.

6 Days

$2,635

Experience Paine's Nature and Wildlife - 6 - $2,635

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: Journey to the camp

Transfer from Punta Arenas or Puerto Natales to the camp. After a long day of travel, take the evening to relax in the bar and lounge, enjoy the restaurant, or stretch your legs along the trails of the surrounding private reserve.

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Luxury Yurt


Day 2: Base of the Towers

This is one of the most iconic routes in the national park. It's a deservedly famous and highly demanding excursion.

After crossing the Ascensio River you will walk uphill for around 2.5 km until reaching the Paso del Viento (480 m), for a beautiful view of the pampa, the lakes to the south and the Ascensio Valley itself.

From there you will descend to the Refugio Chileno shelter. Up to that point, vegetation is that of the pre-Andean scrubland bioclimate; from then on the vegetation changes completely, and as you climb you will find yourself amongst the ancient lenga tree forests until you reach the Torres Glacier moraine at 600 metres above sea level.

Once out of the forest, a final push of around 45 minutes of continuous uphill climbing will take you to the Base of the Towers (870m), where you will behold directly in front of you the three massive granite giants, the best reward for your efforts!

Return on the same path, back down the valley. Throughout the trek, you may get the chance to spot birds such as condors, mora eagles, caranchos and other birds of prey.

Length of hike: 8 hours, 18 km

Difficulty level: High

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner 

Accommodation: Luxury Yurt


Day 3: French Valley 

A wonderful adventure that will lead you into the heart of the mountain!

The experience begins at the Pudeto Dock where you will take a 30-minute catamaran ride crossing the icy cold turquoise waters of Lake Pehoe to the slopes of Cerro Paine Grande. Here you will start a marvellous hike full of scenic contrasts on your way into the French Valley.

After arriving at the Italian Camp, you continue on upwards over an ancient glacial moraine and through a wooded valley to reach the French Lookout. Engage your senses and lean into the experience of being in this amazing amphitheatre in Torres del Paine surrounded by glaciers and impressive walls of granite.

You will return on the same trail and take the catamaran back across the lake before meeting your driver for your transfer back to the camp.

The boat ride has an additional cost of roughly USD $70 per person

Length of hike: 8 hours, 19 km

Difficulty level: Moderate - high

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Luxury Yurt


Day 4: Miradores

This excursion provides the perfect setting to witness two of the most iconic sections of the Paine Massif.

During the first hike, you will walk to the Salto Grande Waterfall (undeterred by the Patagonian winds!) to see its impressive cascade and strong current connecting two turquoise lakes. You will then go through a forest of silver, scorched trees to reach a lookout that will give you close-up views of the mighty Paine 'Cuernos' ('Horns').

After a short transfer to the Pudeto Sector, you will start the second walk by heading straight up to a rocky peak that is home to condors and which offers impressive views of Lake Pehoe, the mountains surrounding the South Patagonian Ice Field and Sierra Baguales.

Length of hike: 2.5 + 2 hours, 6 + 3.5 km

Difficulty level: Low - moderate

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner 

Accommodation: Luxury Yurt


Day 5: Grey Trek 

The trail to the Grey Lookout is on the western side of the W Trek and it follows the slopes of Mount Paine Grande after you have crossed Lake Pehoe by catamaran. You will walk through a basin of sedimentary rock along a relatively flat trail until you reach the western slope of Paine Grande.

The path crosses gently undulating ravines until you reach the Grey Glacier Lookout which gives an incredible panoramic view of Lake Grey and its imposing glacier which can be seen in the distance.

The lookout gives us a taste of how wild and prevailing the forces of nature are in Southern Patagonia. From here it is possible to see icebergs floating on the lake and to feel the strength and chill of the Patagonian winds! 

Return on the same path and take the catamaran across Lake Pehoe.

The boat ride has an additional cost of roughly USD $70 per person

Length of hike: 5 hours, 12 km

Difficulty level: Moderate

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Luxury Yurt


Day 6: Onward journey

Say farewell to your yurt and enjoy a scenic transfer to Punta Arenas or Puerto Natales. Whether you plan to continue your Patagonian adventure or take a flight back to the capital before returning home, you will leave this stunning place of peace and beauty with life-long memories...

Meals: Breakfast


Please note: this is an example itinerary incorporating some of the highlights of the W Trek. However, you can choose from a variety of daily excursions on arrival at the yurt camp after speaking to an expert guide who will explain the options.

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What our customers think

The Patagonia Camp was the highlight for me in Torres del Paine, great place to stay, quiet, out of the way, small family atmosphere with all the guests, great staff and tours. The rooms are amazing and awesome views. The tours were very well run with fantastic food provided.

Steve UK December 2016

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Patagonia Camp was amazing. Would highly recommend to others. Beautiful views, atmospheric accommodation, well organised treks

Wilma November 2016

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Patagonia Camp was superb, the service was exceptional and the yurts were very comfortable. We enjoyed the community there and meeting fellow travelers. It was a highlight each night to come back and enjoy good conversation about the days adventures over delicious wine and beautiful views.

Tracy North Carolina, USA November 2017

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Patagonia Camp was an awesome five days, we all loved that part of the trip. The staff was amazing, accommodations super and the overall vibe of the place was great. Met super people there.

Betty California, USA November 2017

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All the scenery was spectacular and we were fortunate with the weather. The hikes and excursions were very professionally run and we enjoyed the picnics especially. The accommodation was excellent, food good and staff very friendly and welcoming. Transport arrangements worked very well.

Julia Douglas United Kingdom January 2019

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We loved Patagonia Camp. A couple of staff at the lodge were so kind to me, and helped me by giving me hot lemon and ginger and honey which cured the cough I had. We loved several of the guides. It was in a lovely setting.

Mary Lou Bell United States Of America February 2019

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Patagonia Camp

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

A departure can be set up on a date of your choice (subject to availability). Please get in touch for more details.

Low season prices: USD $2,635 per person for five nights all-inclusive, based on double occupancy in a deluxe yurt.

High season prices: USD $3,730 per person for five nights all-inclusive, based on double occupancy in a deluxe yurt.

For two nights, all-inclusive rates start from USD $1,265 per person.

Additional Notes

  • High season runs from 1 November - 31 March. Low season runs from 1 September to 31 October and 1 April to 31 May.
  • From 15 December to 15 January, only 3 to 5 nights on the all-inclusive programme will be available (special booking conditions and payment policy applies in this period).
  • This programme can also be done in private for those wanting excursions and transfers in private. The per person price for five nights all-inclusive, based on double occupancy in a deluxe yurt is USD $5,990 in high season, or USD $4,790 USD in low season. Please enquire for more details.

Single Supplement And Child Policy

  • Single rates are available. The per person single rate for five nights all-inclusive in a deluxe yurt is USD $4,465 in high season, or USD $3,405 USD in low season.
  • We recommend this hotel for children over 10 years old. A child rate applies for children up to 12 years old staying in an additional bed and sharing a yurt with their parents. The per person child rate for five nights all-inclusive in a deluxe yurt is USD $2,700 in high season, or USD $1,875 USD in low season.

Includes

  • Meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Accommodation: 5 nights in a luxury yurt camp
  • Daily shared excursions from a variety of included activities in Torres del Paine National Park and surroundings (excursions are subject to availability and weather conditions and are organized on arrival in groups of two Yurts minimum).
  • Open bar (house wines & standard liquors included; premium wines & liquors available with an additional cost)
  • Torres del Paine entrance fee
  • English and Spanish-speaking guide
  • All private transport included in the itinerary
  • Regular transfers from and to Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Cancha Carrera or Cerro Castillo (transfer from and to El Calafate available with an additional cost - please ask for more info)

Excludes

  • Meals not indicated in itinerary
  • Any extra/optional excursions
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal Equipment (request our recommended kit list for more details)
  • Gratuities/Tips
  • International and domestic/in country flights
  • Any visa, passport and vaccination expenses
  • Premium wines and liquors
  • Laundry service

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