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Base of Torres del Paine hike - 1 day

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What to Expect
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Stop At: Puerto Natales, Natales, Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena Region, Chile

Difficulty: Medium - 20 Km (8 hours)
Initial altitude: 90 masl
Maximum altitude: 870 masl
The tour begins with the pick-up at your accommodation, depending on the location you’re in, the minibus will pick you up between 6:30 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. When the whole group will be together, the guide will give you the trekking sticks and will explain to you how the whole tour will work, especially the trek to Base Torres. Then you’ll head towards the Torres del Paine National Park.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Torres del Paine National Park Chile

After the two hours minibus tour, you’ll arrive at the entrance of the National Park, in the sector of Portería Amarga. There you’ll enter the Torres del Paine National Park. As soon as you enter, you’ll be able to enjoy the views of the impressive Torres del Paine.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Torres del Paine National Park Chile

It’s at this moment that you’ll begin the trek towards the sector of Hostería Las Torres. During the tour of approximately 4 hours, you’ll cross the Ascensio Valley. The walk will allow you to enjoy the passage through the cozy forest of Lengas. The path runs between trees, creating a unique environment. You’ll also be able to observe the hill Almirante Nieto from the different slopes of our path.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: MIrador Las Torres, Torres del Paine National Park Chile

At the end of this stretch, you’ll reach an area where you’ll leave the forest behind and start climbing a glacial moraine, a path of stones with quite a slope, until you reach our objective, the Base Torres Viewpoint, in front of the lake and the famous Towers that give their name to the great National Park.
It’s at this point that many travelers take the opportunity to eat while enjoying the views, take pictures and go down to the small beach that forms the lake to touch its waters.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Puerto Natales, Natales, Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena Region, Chile

After this stop, the whole group will meet again and you’ll begin the descent of approximately 3 hours, until you reach the minibus that awaits you to return back to Puerto Natales. Around 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. you’ll arrive in town where you’ll finish this day full of energy and memories of Torres del Paine National Park.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Puerto Natales, Natales, Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena Region, Chile

Traveler pickup is offered
Between 6:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transportation by minibus
  • Bilingual guide and assistant guide
  • First aid kit
  • Trekking poles (Black Diamond or similar)
  • Crampons (if necessary)
  • Entrance to Torres del Paine National Park (between CLP 11.000 - 25.000/ USD 15 - 35)
  • Food (you can buy a lunch box at the campsite for USD 12 /unit)
  • Entry/Admission - Torres del Paine National Park
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Key Details
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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