Torres del Paine Tours
Take a Tour of Torres del Paine and Explore this Amazing Biosphere Reserve
There are different ways to explore Torres del Paine National Park. Its more than 227,000 hectares, added to its rich geography and diversity of ecosystems, will astonish you with imposing mountains, a large number of rivers, lagoons, lakes, and glaciers. For the last 10 years, the number of visitors was doubled, reaching more than 280,000 people from all over the world, every year. This UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, because of its incredible geography, offers a wide number of activities that you can do to explore it differently and entertainingly.
How Can Our Torres del Paine Tour Operators Help You?
You can do: excursions, Torres del Paine trekking, navigation, boat trips down the river, hiking, trips on glaciers, horseback riding, mountain biking, and ice hiking among the most popular of our requests.
Touring Torres del Paine in its entirety is a real challenge. It involves being immersed in the majesty of the park for 12 days, crossing lakes, glaciers, striking mountains, and meeting people from all over the planet, who also want to be part of this wonderful experience. Most importantly, you have many options to do what suits you best.
At Antares Patagonia, we have 22 years of experience offering the best tours of Torres del Paine, Patagonia trips, and designing customized experiences. Our programs are focused on people who love adventure and show great concern for safety and care for the environment.u
Within the variety of tours, we have prepared some for those looking to visit the Park in a few days and see its main attractions: a full day, in which you will visit in a single day the beautiful settings of Torres del Paine, some others from 3 to 5 days and the most complete, where you will enjoy the park for 12 days, with all the services and activities that you may need.
Here we recommend some tours that are simply a must-see:
Valley of the W: a 5-day tour you can take with your family or on your own, where you will be delighted by the majestic Paine Massif, one of the most impressive and requested locations of all Patagonia. In an 8-hour trip (round trip), you will be taken by van to the beginning of the trails of Base Torres to start an amazing adventure. You will be able to cross the beautiful Lake Pehoe on a catamaran and hike through the French Valley; a valley surrounded by hanging glaciers and a unique amphitheater made of granite rock walls. Finally, 4 hours of hiking will take you to the main viewpoint of the Gray Glacier; one of the most impressive glaciers from the Southern Ice Fields. To bid farewell to the national park, we will celebrate the end of this adventure by giving you a delicious Pisco Sour with millenary ice while sailing aboard a catamaran in front of the glacier walls.
At the end of each day, you will sleep in the comfort of a beautiful lodge and a traditional park shelter, fully equipped.
It is also worth noting that we have hiking alternatives depending on the weather and physical conditions of our visitors.
Since we know that many of the visitors are inclined to sport activities, we have a program that can certainly meet all of their expectations. In Multi-Sport Activity, you will be able to practice sports in the stunning geography of Patagonia. This adventure tour in Patagonia, will take you for 6 days, trekking and hiking in beautiful valleys, and biking along the Serrano River or on the Patagonian pampa. During the tour, you will see the Paine mountain range from different perspectives. You will also be able to kayak among the icebergs until you see the Gray Glacier.
Two days of kayaking on the Serrano River and Glacier: On this exclusive 2-day tour, you will be able to live a journey that combines sporting activity and the incredible view of the Serrano River and its Glacier, located on the southern limit of Torres del Paine National Park. You will paddle through very quiet areas of the Serrano River, and you will have the chance to observe the lands of National and private Parks, the vegetation of the typical cold forest of Magallanes, and its associated fauna. We will also observe the glaciers of the Southern Ice Field at the distance. Already on the second day, we will move to the Serrano Glacier Lagoon to paddle among the icebergs and enjoy their shapes and colors.
Torres del Paine Circuit Tours
Paine Circuit Full Experience: If you are considering exploring the entire park, this fantastic Patagonia Tour is ideal for you. In 12 days you will be able to go all over the Paine Circuit. Among the activities considered there is the spectacular 8-hour trekking to Base Torres, crossing Lenga tree forests, where you can often see Southern Parrots, Caiquenes, guanacos, and foxes, as well as the spectacular Paine Massif. You will also visit the Lake and Dickson Glacier, from the Southern Ice Fields, and the glaciers, Perros, and Puma, on an exclusive route for our visitors.
On day 7 of this experience, you will live your greatest challenge: climbing over the John Garner Pass and then walking through the forests directly over the Gray Glacier. On the next day, you will sail like never before, aboard a Zodiac, to then start an Ice Hike for 3 hours on the amazing Gray Glacier.
And as if this were not enough, your adventure will continue with an excursion on Kayak, paddling among icebergs of Lake Gray and contemplating the spectacular landscape this place offers.
In the last part of this incredible tour, you will have the chance to hike through the French Valley; a valley surrounded by hanging glaciers and a unique amphitheater made of granite rock walls.
As we always do with all of our clients, we give the possibility of designing your tour or customized excursion day together. We build an itinerary that that adapts to the taste, budget, and needs of our visitors. We also help you find hotels in Torres del Paine or find suitable lodging. Our intention has just always been to make your visit Torres del Paine, a trip you never forget.
Traveling to Patagonia in January:
See Patagonia at the height of the season, when you’ll have 18 hours of daytime and feel Patagonia’s notorious wind at its greatest. There are so lots of alternatives available to you in addition to hiking, why not attempt glacier walking, mountain cycling and white water rafting on the rapids of a river? If you wish to go to eleventh hour, the secret is moving rapidly and reserving your flights. Accessibility in Chalten should not be too challenging however in Torres del Paine national park it’s most likely that refugios will be completely reserved. Do not stress however, it’s warm enough to camp under the stars. If you’re still in the preparation phases of your journey however intend to go this season, it’s a great concept to get plane tickets reserved as early as possible and take advantage of Patagonia’s summertime prior to fall sets in April.
Touring Patagonia in February:
February is a fun time to travel Patagonia’s national forests – Torres del Paine country wide park, in specific, quietens down as Chilean visitors head back to their cities. In Feb you can anticipate temperature levels of in between 5 and 19 degrees in Torres del Paine national park, and this might be a great time to visit the W Circuit separately if you wish to conserve some cash to go kayaking for instance. If you’re thinking about checking out next season, (beginning in October), you will want to get your flights reserved good and early? If you are fortunate you might have the ability to get plane tickets at a really low-cost rate.
Journeying through Patagonia in March:
March is completion of the growing season for experience in Patagonia so the notorious Patagonian blowing wind will be on its escape, there’ll be less individuals in the national forests so normally quieter on the tracks. This is excellent as you might discover rates boil down somewhat as the residents and travelers leave, however it’s harder to get a group together, so might be harder if you’re taking a trip alone (although we’ll make every effort to match you up with somebody).