W-TREK ALTERNATIVE 5 DAYS

Duration:

5 Days

Tour Type:

Active

Ratings:

5 star rating

Group Size:

2 min, 10 max

$1575 USD

Our W-Trek Alternative is perfect for those looking for a more relaxed adventure through Patagonia. Instead of hiking the entire W-Trek, we do day trips to each leg of the trip where you will still experience all the wonder and awe the national park has to offer such as the Grey Glacier, Base of Towers, and Lake Pehoe. Join us on this trip of a lifetime!

From majestic icy glaciers to green valleys and clear night skies to an abundance of wildlife, the W- Trek will have you drooling every step of the way. The W-Trek is give to the W shaped track that interlinks the 3 Granite Paine Towers, The French Valley and the Grey Glacier. Approximantely 70km (43 miles) of pure beauty, it’s no wonder Patagonia is known world wide for its unmatchable natural beauty. Calling all adventurers and nature lovers, this more relaxed tour is perfect for you. Will you answer the call?

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Included Activities

  • Trek briefing with cocktails & welcome dinner
  • A trekking guide for the first day of trek to the base of tower
  • Grey Glacier Boat Tour​ – With private transfer
  • Full day Paine Day Tour (private day tour). With guide and private transfer
  • Day pack and trekking poles for day trips
  • All logistics to and from park

Accommodation

  • 2 night stay in Puerto Natales at Garden Domes, private room (based on double occupancy).
  • 2 nights in hotel in Torres del Paine

Meals

  • American Breakfast each day during the 3 days of exploring
  • Boxed Lunches each day during the 3 days of exploring
  • 3 Course Dinner each day during the 3 days of exploring
  • Trek briefing welcome Dinner & Cocktails

Transport

  • Airport bus connection from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales  (in & out)
  • Private Van
  • Ferry/Catamaran
  • Bus Transfers (in & out of park)

Departure Dates for 2019/2020 Season:

September 3, 10, 17, 24, 27

October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

November 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29

December 1, 5, 9, 12, 16, 17, 19, 20, 23, 24, 27, 30, 31

January 2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 10, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30

February 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27

March 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30

Don’t see your tour date? No problem. Email us to info@visitsoam.com for help.

Price below reflects added 4% PayPal/Stripe fee.

W-Trek Active

Duration:
6
Tour Type:
Trekking
Group size:
8

$ 1,014.00

Discount:
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Category:

Special offer

ITINERARY    DAY

Day 1: Arrive in Puerto Natales

Welcome to the beautiful country of Chile/Argentina!

Fly into either Puerto Natales, Punta Arenas or El Calafate (arrival at Calafate should be at least a day earlier). From there, we provide you with a bus transfer to Puerto Natales. After settling in, we welcome you with dinner & drinks followed by a W Trek briefing. Stay at Garden Domes. You either stay in a Cabin room accommodation (double/twin room) or in one of our luxury domes.

Includes

* Bus ticket transfer to Puerto Natales

* Pick up at station and transfer to hotel

Day 2: Begin Trek to Base of Towers

We depart from Puerto Natales in a private 2hr transfer to the entrance of the national park of Torres del Paine. Here we prepare for our 18km trek to the base of the towers. Trekking poles and small backpack provided for this day a long with a tour guide. Following the beautiful hike, we head towards the hotel for the night at one of the following: Hosteria Pehoe, Hotel las Torres, Hotel Lago Grey or Pampa Lodge, all depending on availability. 

Includes:

*Guided Tour to Base of Towers

*Box Lunch

*Private Transfer to National Park

*Trekking poles and small backpack provided for this day

Day 3: Full Day Paine

Full day Paine tour. This day you will visit the popular viewpoints of the park, mainly the lake viewpoints and the wildlife viewpoints. The latter consists of Laguna Amarga lagoon which is home to a small group of Chilean Flamingos and where you can view the Paine towers. You will be visiting Rio Paine waterfalls and the area sorrounding it is home to thousand of Guanacos and their predator, the Puma. If time allows, you can visit, as well, Laguna Azul area where you might possibly see foxes, condors, rheas, armadillos, eagles, carancho etc.. The former, the lake viewpoints that you will be visiting are Nordenskjold Lake lookout, Salto Grande Waterfalls, and the Salto Chico and the boardwalk viewpoint of hotel Explora. Stop at Hosteria Pehoé of the lake’s turquoise colored waters, and then head to the Pehoe campsite for lunch.

Furthermore, short walks or longer hikes can be combined with this day tour but all depending on the weather condition and your physical stamina and interest this day.

This activity has a maximum of 6 participants, with private transport and guide. After the hike you will be staying in one of the available hotel at the park (Hosteria Pehoe, Hotel las Torres, Hotel Lago Grey or Pampa Lodge, all depending on availability).

Day 4: Grey Glacier Boat Tour

Grey Glacier Boat Tour. This 3 hours boat journey highlights the Grey Glacier area landscapes and the imposing Olguin mountain. This relaxing tour allows everyone to enjoy a unique mix of floral landscape, lush greenery and imposing mountains, the glacier blue ice wall and icebergs. This night you either stay in a Cabin room accomodation (double/twin room) or in one of our luxury domes (depending on availability).

Day 5: Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas

Congrats on visiting one of the most beautiful places in the world. We say our goodbyes at Garden Domes before a transfer to the bus station. Here, you will either heads towards Punta Arenas or continue your way to El Calafate (which we can help organize for you as well) to explore the Argentinean Patagonia landscape.

Optional Activities

* If you need any additional help in Patagonia, please let us know. We can also arrange a transfer to El Calafate (Additional $40/person)

ITINERARY

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