W-TREK ACTIVE 6 DAYS

Duration:

6 Days

Tour Type:

Trekking

Ratings:

5 star rating

Group Size:

6 min, 12 max

Picture it now, you’re at one of the most beautiful trekking destinations in the world…hiking, enjoying the views, hearing the roaring rivers and wind blowing through the shrubs and trees. Yup, you’re in Patagonia! Experience the famous W-Trek with us and you’ll never want to leave, especially after a night of staying in our Garden Domes!

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 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
  • Sleeping bag and mat included (carry on your own)
  • A tent which will be provided and installed already at the camping sites
  • Day pack and trekking poles for the first day of trekking and free luggage storage at Garden Domes
  • All logistics to and from park

Accommodation

  • 2 night stay in Puerto Natales at Garden Domes, private room (based on double occupancy).
  • 1 Night in Dormitory Bed
  • 2 nights camping

Meals

  • American Breakfast each day during the 4 days of trekking
  • Boxed Lunches each day during the 4 days of trekking
  • 3 Course Dinner each day during the 4 days of trekking
  • 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

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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 Torre Central Lodge for the night. 

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: Los Cuernos

The day begins at sunrise, as you make your way towards either Domos Frances or Los Cuernos Lodge. More detail will be given at the briefinng, as there are two possible places to rest for the night. Along the 14.6 km hike, we walk pass the impressive turquoise Lake Nordenskjold with an up close view of the Los Cuernos. All while witnessing the beautiful hanging glaciers and the unique local flora which start to bloom in late December.

Accommodation

* Tent will already be set up upon arrival to campsite

Day 4: French Valley & Poheo Sector

Today is one of longest and most difficult days of the trek with about 21km before we reach the beautiful French Valley and Pehoe Sector. Here we will admire some of Torres del Paine’s most impressive views, including Paine Grande (which means Big Blue in the native tongue), Catedral, Hoja, Mascara, Espada, Aleta de Tiburon and Cuerno Norte before returning to our accommodation at Paine Grande Lodge.

Accommodation

* Tent will already be set up upon arrival to campsite

Day 5: Paine Grande to Grey Glacier to Paine Grande

Today is a long but incredible day as we do a roundtrip trek from Paine Grande to Grey Glacier. We spend sometime exploring the scenic area before having to trek back to Grey Glacier Area (about 22km roundtrip, 7 hours) to take the 6pm catamaran across Lake Pehoe to reach your bus transfer back to Puerto Natales. We stay in our main cabin room accommodation (double/twin room sharing price) or in one of our chalets at Garden Domes, depending on availability.

Day 6: Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas

Congrats on finishing one of the most beautiful treks 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

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 Torre Central Lodge for the night. 

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: Los Cuernos

The day begins at sunrise, as you make your way towards either Domos Frances or Los Cuernos Lodge. More detail will be given at the briefinng, as there are two possible places to rest for the night. Along the 14.6 km hike, we walk pass the impressive turquoise Lake Nordenskjold with an up close view of the Los Cuernos. All while witnessing the beautiful hanging glaciers and the unique local flora which start to bloom in late December.

Accommodation

* Tent will already be set up upon arrival to campsite

Day 4: French Valley & Poheo Sector

Today is one of longest and most difficult days of the trek with about 21km before we reach the beautiful French Valley and Pehoe Sector. Here we will admire some of Torres del Paine’s most impressive views, including Paine Grande (which means Big Blue in the native tongue), Catedral, Hoja, Mascara, Espada, Aleta de Tiburon and Cuerno Norte before returning to our accommodation at Paine Grande Lodge.

Accommodation

* Tent will already be set up upon arrival to campsite

Day 5: Paine Grande to Grey Glacier to Paine Grande

Today is a long but incredible day as we do a roundtrip trek from Paine Grande to Grey Glacier. We spend sometime exploring the scenic area before having to trek back to Grey Glacier Area (about 22km roundtrip, 7 hours) to take the 6pm catamaran across Lake Pehoe to reach your bus transfer back to Puerto Natales. We stay in our main cabin room accommodation (double/twin room sharing price) or in one of our chalets at Garden Domes, depending on availability.

Day 6: Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas

Congrats on finishing one of the most beautiful treks 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)

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