Paine W and argentina
Program 11 days 10 nights
From October 1 to April 15
Note: it is also possible to start and finish this trip in the city of El Calafate. (Argentina).
Day 1 Our guide will meet you at the airport in Puerto Natales, 20 minutes from Puerto Natales or at Punta Arenas airport. Transfer to Puerto Natales, a three-hour drive across the Patagonian pampas. Stay at Puerto Natales, Hostel Nikos II, dinner, presentation and meeting to discuss the travel programme. Lodging at Hostel, Nikos II, dinner and breakfast.
Maximum 3 hours by bus.
Day 2 Breakfast, transfer by bus to Torres del Paine National Park. This two-hour journey across stays or ranches in the region, with a stop in the village, Cerro Castillo, we continue to travel across the Patagonian pampas and its beautiful scenery until you see the first panoramic view of, Cordillera Paine, and all its mountains. Arriving in Torres Del Paine. Ascend for about an hour to pause and observe the first view of the valley surrounded by incredible lengas forests, glaciers and waterfalls to continue rising by a huge terminal moraine reaching a lookout, will be surrounded by 3 giant granite towers (2850 meters), and a pond from erosion caused by ice. You will enjoy a lunch whit this incredible scene and then begin our descent, on the same path until our camp. Lodging at tent, dinner and breakfast.
Hike 8 hours, 18 KM.
Day 3 Early in the morning, depart on our bus through the national park, with a stop at the waterfall Salto Grande. Walk 45 minutes, then arrived at the port of embarkation Pudeto. We cross the lake by catamaran Pehoe. We started walking by the lake Skottsberg, until Italian campsite, began to climb to watch the French valley and the glacier until reaching the lookout. You will enjoy a lunch whit this incredible scene and then begin our descent. After enjoying this beautiful view of the place. We returned by the same path until our camp. Lodging at tent, dinner and breakfast.
Hike 8 hours, 25 KM.
Day 4 Walk to Grey Glacier, one of the most beautiful glaciers in Patagonia and large chunks of ice floating in the lake gray, all this is part of the ice field south. You will enjoy a lunch whit this incredible scene and then begin our descent. We returned by the same path until Paine Grande shelter where to take the catamaran (18:30 crossing Lake Pehoe-port Pudeto) where we will be waiting for our van that will take us to Puerto Natales. Lodging at Hostel Nikos II, dinner and breakfast.
Hike 7 hours, 22 KM.
Day 5 Departure morning in our private bus, to El Calafate, 5 hours in the Patagonian pampas, today we crossed the border between Chile-Argentina. We arrived at picturesque town of El Calafate, accommodation in this city. Hostel the Glacier. (Dinner not included). Lodging at Hostel, Del Glacier and breakfast.
5 hours by bus
Day 6 After breakfast, by bus, visit the Perito Moreno Glacier. One of the most spectacular glaciers in Patagonia Argentina, we arrive at the footbridges, viewpoint of the glacier. Option to take an hour’s navigation in the Argentine lake between the pieces of ice and a spectacular view of the glacier. We return to El Calafate, lunch and continue our trip by private bus, to El Chalten capital of Argentina trekking, (lunch not included) we stop at the viewpoint of Lake Argentino, we follow the route until, the first panoramic view of Lake Viedma and the imposing mountains, Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre. Arriving at the new town of El Chalten, the gateway to the Los Glaciares National Park. Accommodation in a hostel, and breakfast. (Dinner not included)
Hike 4 hours 3 hours by bus
Day 7 Early departure to the lagoon Capri well as natural framework we can appreciate the majestic mountain range glacier needles, until you reach the Base Camp of Fitz Roy, called Poicenot. We begin with a rise important slope towards Laguna de los Tres (is the base of Cerro Fitz Roy). The Cerro Fitz Roy and their needles have a height of 1500 meters. Then depart back to Laguna Capri. Walk to Camp Poincenot towards Laguna de Los Tres
Lake glacier at the foot of the famous Fitz-Roy granite spiral. You will enjoy a lunch whit this incredible scene and then begin our descent. We descend back to camp Poincenot to continue until the people to spend the night. Lodging at tent, and breakfast. (Dinner not included)
Hike 8 hours 20 KM
Day 8. Breakfast Hike to the lagoon tower with a view of imposing hill tower and its form of a needle granite after taking photographs. You will enjoy a lunch whit this incredible scene and then begin our descent, we returned to El Chalten to take our bus that will take us to El Calafate where we spend the night in the hostel. (Dinner not included) Lodging, and breakfast.
18 KM Walk 6 hours, 3 hours by bus.
Day 9 Departure morning in our bus that will take us back to Puerto Natales. Arriving in the city, Lodging in Hostel Nikos II, in the afternoon, Leisure – Souvenir shopping or relax. Stay at Hostel Nikos II, dinner and breakfast.
5 hours by bus
Day 10 transfer to the airport in Puerto Natales or bus station in our private bus, end of our services