Essential Patagonia

with OneSeed Expeditions in Puerto Natales, Chile
This Patagonia-only portion of our original Epic Patagonia expedition allows you to do the magnificent “W” trek in Southern Chile, while serving as a jumping off point to explore everything else Patagonia has to offer. -- 10% Discount: use promo code ESPG2019
  • 1 to 10 People
  • 8 Days
$2,650.00 Per Person
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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
• Spend a week trekking in Patagonia's famous Torres del Paine National Park
• Climb through a beautiful lenga forest to the base of the Las Torres Towers
• Explore the massive and beautiful Grey Glacier

GROUP DEPARTURES
Join as a solo traveler or with friends to experience these amazing destinations with fellow travelers from all over. We guarantee all group departure dates even if only one person is signed up. We recommend asking us how many people are currently in your group before booking.

MINIMUM AGE
16 years old for group departures. If you have children under 16 years old, please inquire about a private trip departure.

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Single supplements are required for solo travelers.

DAY 1:
PUERTO NATALES TO LAGUNA AZUL CAMP
Meet your local guide at the predetermined time and location in Puerto Natales. Then head to Laguna Azul and Torres del Paine National Park (approx. 2 hours private transport). On the way, soak up the beautiful views of the surrounding snow-capped peaks.

Inclusions: private transportation; park entry fee; tent accommodations
DAY 2:
LAGUNA AZUL CAMP TO THE TOWERS
After breakfast, ride approximately 50 minutes into the park where you will begin the hike to the base of The Towers. Start the trek with daypacks, and ascend through a rocky terrain cut by pristine glacial rivers. Gain two thousand feet in elevation as you climb through a beautiful lenga forest until reaching the base of the towers. Another shorter climb will put you meters from the towers and the emerald lake that sits at their base. Return to the camp at Laguna Azul for the evening.

Peak Altitude: 2,870 ft (875m)

Total Hiking: approximately 12.5 miles (20 km) / 8 hrs trekking (*day pack only today)

Inclusions: breakfast / lunch / dinner; private transportation; tent accommodations
DAY 3:
LAGUNA AZUL CAMP TO LOS CUERNOS CAMP
Travel approximately 50 mins by private transport to Las Torres, where you will begin your trek to Los Cuernos. Spend a majority of this part of the trek nestled on a trail between Lake Nordenskjold and Mount Almirante Nieto of the Paine Massif. Arrive at Los Cuernos camp, “The Horns,” nestled between the two famous horned peaks, Cerro Hoja and Cerro Máscara.

Peak Altitude: 797 ft (243m)

Total Hiking: approximately 7 miles (11.3 km) / 7-8 hours of trekking

Inclusions: breakfast / lunch / dinner; private transportation; tent accommodations
DAY 4:
LOS CUERNOS CAMP TO PAINE GRANDE CAMP
Head out from Los Cuernos and hike through Torres’ old-growth forest. Pass by the French Camp and arrive to the Italian Camp, which is the start to the French Valley. At the Italian Camp, drop your full backpacks and repack your food, water and windbreaker into your daypack for the hike into the French Valley. If you’re feeling up to it, hike an additional 8 miles round-trip into the French Valley for stunning 360 views of the park.

Peak Altitude: 2,495 ft (760m)

Total Hiking: approximately 9 miles (14.5 km) / 7-8 hours OR 17 miles (27km) / 12 hours of trekking

Inclusions: breakfast / lunch / dinner; tent accommodations
DAY 5:
PAINE GRANDE CAMP TO GREY CAMP
Hike to Grey Glacier, an impressive ice field that covers the west end of the park. Enjoy the beauty of Pehoé Lake and Grey Lake as you approach the glacier. In the afternoon, spend time at camp or relax on the porch of Refugio Grey where you will stay for the night.

Peak Altitude: 820 ft (250m)

Total Hiking: approximately 7 miles (11.3 km) / 4-5 hours trekking

Inclusions: breakfast / lunch / dinner; tent accommodations
DAY 6:
GREY CAMP
On the final day of trekking, make your way along Grey Glacier toward Campamento Paso. Join an optional ice hike or kayak through third party outfitter Bigfoot Patagonia. (We suggest making reservations in advance of your trip. OneSeed can not book spots on your behalf). Scale ladders and enjoy views of the glacier before returning to camp for dinner.

Peak Altitude: 820 ft (250m)

Total Hiking: approximately 6-7 miles (9-11 km) / 6-8 hours trekking

Inclusions: breakfast / lunch / dinner; tent accommodations
DAY 7:
GREY CAMP TO PUERTO NATALES
Spend one final half day in the park. A 3-4 hour walk toward the lake will take you to the catamaran back to Pehoé and out of the park. Private transportation will be awaiting your arrival to take the scenic ride back to Puerto Natales. Share a farewell dinner with your guide before a restful night in our partner lodge.

Peak Altitude: 820 ft (250m)

Total Hiking: approximately 7 miles (11 km) / 3-4 hours trekking

Inclusions: breakfast / lunch / dinner; hotel accommodations; private transportation; public catamaran ride
DAY 8:
DEPARTURES FROM PUERTO NATALES
A OneSeed representative will drive you to the airport for your connecting flight home or to the local bus station.

Inclusions: breakfast; private transportation
What's Included

• 1 night accommodation in Puerto Natales
• 6 nights tent camping accommodations on trek (tent and sleeping pad included)
• Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the trek
• Trekking permits and entry fees
• Farewell dinner
• Guide services
• All private ground transportation in Chile
• Private airport transfer on Day 1 and Day 8

What's Not Included

• Personal items
• Emergency medical & evacuation insurance (required)
• Trip cancellation insurance (highly recommended)
• International airfare and meals during travel
• Beverages outside of designated meals
• Snacks during trek (there is plenty of food provided and you can purchase snacks at your lodge)

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