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Hike Torres del Paine





Torres del Paine Hikes are the Ultimate Experience of Walking through Nature

In the last 10 years, the number of visitors to Torres del Paine has doubled. People from all over the world seek to know and enjoy the incredible landscapes of this National Park. Icon of protected areas in Chile and one of the most famous worldwide.

Located in the Magallanes and Chilean Antarctic region, Torres del Paine, delivers many natural attractions, which have turned it into a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Its imposing mountains, rivers, lakes and beautiful trails surrounded by native fauna flora, make it one of the must-see destinations for ecotourism lovers.

This national park can be visited throughout the year and has hundreds of activities to do, such as: trekking adventures, navigation, mountain bike, hike and kayaking circuits, among others.

In addition, there are local hotels, shelter, camping and other services for visitors who decide to stay to do some of the famous circuits, such as the W, which is the one of the most attractive routes, to know the park in 4 or 5 days. Other more adventurous tourists choose to complete the complete circuit, called O, due to the circular shape of the Park. This tour takes a minimum of 8 days and constitutes a physical and mental challenge for those who do.

On the other hand, there are those who seek to enjoy disconnection and contemplation, without needing to perform any physical activity that can be strenuous. For them, there are plenty of options with our different Patagonia travel packages which adapt to their needs and tastes. In Antares Patagonia, we offer some Day Hikes where you can go through the Park trails or even on the Ice.



Interested in Torres del Paine Day Hikes?

The grace of a hike or hike is that you can do it alone or with your family and in the course of 1 day, which allows you to go lighter and more comfortable, to enjoy the activity you choose quietly.

Like Torres del Paine, it stands out for its great diversity of ecosystems, you can opt for a day of navigation on one of its rivers, glaciers, another for ice trekking, or perhaps combine some hiking and kayaking between icebergs in the same day.

We believe that everything is in the time you have, in your budget, as well as in your tastes and preferences to visit this incredible place. At Antares Patagonia, a company with more than 20 years of experience, doing tours in Patagonia, we can offer you customized and group excursions.

Full Day to suit you: we always recommend that visitors who have not thought about Torres del Paine tours, make a full hike day to know the main attractions of the park. We can propose an entertaining route or design it together, according to your tastes and requirements. We can combine hiking and navigation. Visit for example, the Mirador Grey, where you will have a privileged view of Lake Grey, the Massif del Paine. Two of the classic postcards you should have.

You can hike along the shore of Grey Lake. Also, we can suggest visiting the Big Jump or the Nordenskjold Lake Viewpoint.

Base Torres: If you want to make a day of trekking and trekking with a little more intensity, without a doubt, you must go to Base Torres del Paine. We will walk along the paths, where you can enjoy the flora and fauna of the area and arrive after 3 or 4 hours of walking to the base of the three pink granitic towers, famous image of this Park.

Hike in Grey Ice: The Grey Glacier is about 6 kilometers wide, a total area of ​​270 km². It is one of the more than 40 glaciers of Campos de Hielo Sur and without a doubt, one of the most spectacular attractions of the park that you can enjoy walking.

This ice Hike is exclusive to our company and has an approximate duration of 5 hours.

The excursion begins with the displacement by boat, towards the island embedded in the middle of the glacier. Once there, we begin a walk that can last between 40 minutes and 1 hour until we reach the access to the ice. This route is uphill on rocky terrain and has a medium difficulty. Once there and after giving you a safety talk and the basic implements for the tour, we will be ready to explore and observe rivers, lagoons and tunnels that make up a unique landscape in Patagonia.



Tailor-made Walks in Torres del Paine

As our specialty is to offer unique experiences to our clients, the option of a customized itinerary will allow us to organize the best Hike Day option wherever you want. Once we make contact with customers, we work on the planning of the best travel alternative, thus creating a “tailored” proposal in a couple of days. The idea is that the itinerary meets the expectations of your trip.

Our knowledge of the area allows us to take you to discover paths without a path, where you can see the park from a different perspective and observe its flora and fauna in fullness. If we are lucky, we can see some species such as Pumas or Huemules, the latter is in danger of extinction and is protected within the reserve.

In addition, and based on the existing desire to tour Torres del Paine, we can put together incredible hikes that will take us to explore among other places, the valleys of the W circuit. Where we can start with a walk from Laguna Amarga to Base Torres.

Also, we can cross Lake Pehoe by catamaran and then take a walk of about 8 hours, to the French Valley. An iconic and unmissable sector of the national park, ideal for those who appreciate walking in the middle of nature. This valley is a real privilege.

At Antares Patagonia, we will always have different hiking alternatives, according to the traveler's taste and physical condition, to make your visit to Patagonia an unforgettable trip.

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