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
  • 9 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:
ARRIVE IN PUERTO NATALES
Arrive to Puerto Natales and meet your local guide at the airport or bus station (depending on your mode of transportation). Take a shuttle to the B&B then explore the quaint town of Puerto Natales.

Inclusions: transportation; accommodations
DAY 2:
PUERTO NATALES TO REFUGIO LAS TORRES
Head to the Cueva del Milodón, a famous cave located just outside of Puerto Natales, home to fossils of pre-historic animals and signs of human habitation as early as 6,000 BC. Afterwards, enjoy a picnic before heading to the entrance gates of Torres del Paine and settling into Refugio Las Torres for the evening.

Peak Altitude: 492 ft (150m)

Inclusions: all meals (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase) coffee, tea, water; bus transportation; park entry fee; accommodations
DAY 3:
REFUGIO LAS TORRES
Start the trek with day packs as you 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 mountain lodge for the evening.

Peak Altitude: 2,870 ft (875m)

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

Inclusions: all meals (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase), coffee, tea, water; accommodations
DAY 4:
REFUGIO LAS TORRES TO REFUGIO 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.

Peak Altitude: 797 ft (243m)

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

Inclusions: all meals (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase), coffee, tea, water; accommodations
DAY 5:
REFUGIO LOS CUERNOS TO REFUGIO PAINE GRANDE
Head out from Los Cuernos and hike through Torres’ old-growth forest. After a short climb, see an impressive viewpoint of the French Valley and Cerro Hoja and Cerro Máscara, two of the famous horned peaks.

Peak Altitude: 2,495 ft (760m)

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

Inclusions: all meals (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase), coffee, tea, water; accommodations
DAY 6:
REFUGIO PAINE GRANDE TO REFUGIO GREY
Take a day 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. Spend a second night at Paine Grande.

Peak Altitude: 820 ft (250m)

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

Inclusions: all meals (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase), coffee, tea, water; accommodations
DAY 7:
REFUGIO GREY
On the final day of trekking, make your way along Grey’s Glacier toward Campamento Paso. Scale ladders and enjoy views of the glacier before returning to the lodge for dinner.

Peak Altitude: 820 ft (250m)

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

Inclusions: all meals (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase), coffee, tea, water; accommodations
DAY 8:
REFUGIO GREY 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. Bus 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: all meals (two meal options + other options available for guest purchase), coffee, tea, water; accommodations; bus transportation; catamaran ride
DAY 9:
DEPARTURES FROM PUERTO NATALES
International flights depart from Puerto Natales.

Inclusions: breakfast
What's Included

• Medical/evacuation insurance for all participants confirmed 30 days or more prior to their expedition start date
• 2 nights accommodation in Puerto Natales
• All accommodations on trek in refugios (shared rooms & bathrooms)
• Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the trek
• Trekking permits and entry fees
• Farewell dinner
• Guide services
• All ground transportation in Chile
• Airport transfer on Day 1 and Day 9

What's Not Included

• Personal items
• Trip cancelation 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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