Torres del Paine National Park Big Circuit Trail

An adventure program of 8 days of trekking that goes around the whole Torres del Paine range. This excursion it is softer because of the support of mountain shelters and campings with tents services and mountain porter enjoy all the different landscapes along the way carrying in their backpcks only personal gear (14 kg). This circuit it is rated hard, as physicall demand, or for trained people.
This program operates from november to march (with reservations).

Day 01
Arriving at Punta Arenas. Transfer by regular bus to Puerto Natales (3,5 hrs.) (private bus optional with visit to a Penguin Colony) Reception at terminal and transfer to hotel. Program and equipment check-out. Lodging at hotel.

Day 02
Breakfast 8:00. Leaving by private bus to Torres del Paine National Park. Arriving to Refugio Las Torres (11:00 am) we leave our gear and star trekking up to the base of Paines Towers by Asencio River (7: hours r/t). Box lunch during excursion. Return to refugio (19:00 pm). Dinner and lodging at Refugio Las Torres.

Day 03
Breakfast 8:00. We load our gear on a 44 vehicle and we go to Refugio Lago Paine, riding by and old estancia track that turns this trip into an off-road adventure on the north bank of Paine River, were woods and lagoons enligthen the trip. Arriving at Paine Lake (11:00) box lunch here we star walking with to Refugio Dickson (3 hours). Dinner and lodging at Refugio Dickson.

Day 04
Breakfast 8:00. Today we load all our gear in the backpacks and we walk up fallowing river los perros, thru native an ancient wood and moreins to get to camping los perros, next to lagoon and glacier los perros (5 hours), dinner service at the store and lodging in tents.

Day 05
Breakfast 8:00. We keep ascending by wet lands and rocky mountain sides till we reach the highest point of the circuit, Paso John Garner (1.300 mts) were well have a great view of the Patagonia ice cap. Box lunch. The way down goes into the woods followings the edge of Glacier Grey, crossing gorges and streams reaching Refugio Lago Grey, located at a lake side spot next to the front of Glaciar Grey (10 hrs. Walk). Dinner and lodging at Refugio Grey.

Day 06
Breakfast 8:30. Morning excursion to the front of the glacier, to see the seracs falling into the water. Lunch at refugio. Afternoon walk to the refugio lago pehoe (3 hrs.) With support of pack horses. The trail goes around mount paine grande foothills edging Lago Grey and the crossing over to arrive to Lago Pehoe.

Day 07
Breakfast 8:00. Trekk to the French Valley, passing Lago Skottsberg, french hanging glacier till we reach Camp Italiano, morrena and british camp, box lunch. From this point we can take a good look at the inner part of the valley and its granitics towers sorrounding it (7 hrs. R/t). Dinner and lodging at Refugio Los Cuernos.

Day 08
Breakfast 90:00. Morning trek to Estancia Las Torres. We catch our bus and return to Puerto Natales, visiting on the way the Milodons Cave. Arriving at town about 19.00 hours. Dinner on pax account. Lodging at hotel.

Day 09
Breakfast. Transfer to terminal in Puerto Natales, regular bus back to Punta Arenas. End of our services.

Aditional information

This Program Include
Bilingual trekking guide / regular bus Punta Arenas Puerto Natales Punta Arenas / private bus Puerto Natales Torres del Paine Puerto Natales / hotel in Puerto Natales 02 nights / all meals according to program / vhf radio all the time / insurances and first aid kit / lodging at refugios and camping sites / 44 vehicle Las Torres Lago Paine.

Does Not Include
Tips, beverages and extras no especified in the program / horse package
National Parks entrance fees / sleeping bags / back packs

Rate p/person : Please ask for rates .

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