• Duration: 14 hours
  • Moderate
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  • Pick up available
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Description

Torres del Paine National Park encompasses beautiful landscapes surrounded by mountains, glaciers, lakes and rivers in southern Chilean Patagonia. In this full day excursion from El Calafate, you will have the possibility to visit the park without having to spend the night there.

We will pick you up from your hotel in El Calafate and once we get to Torres del Paine, you will have the option to choose a bus or 4x4 tour to see the highlights of the park such as he Salto Grande Waterfall, Cuernos del Paine, Nordenskjold Lake and Sarmiento Lake.

A boxed lunch, bottled water, and drop off back at your El Calafate hotel are all included in the price.

Itinerary

El Calafate

At 6:45 AM, our guide will pick you up from your hotel located in El Calafate. We will travel a total of 700 km and this trip to the park will take 3.5 hours one way and 3.5 hours back plus border customs. 

Cancha Carrera Border Crossing

Crossing the Patagonian Steppe from North to South, we will arrive at the border pass of Cancha Carrera (2,20 hours of traveling) from where we start visiting the beautiful South of Chile until we get into Torres del Paine National Park.

Torres del Paine National Park

Once we arrive at Torres del Paine National Park, we will offer you two options: visit by bus or go trekking and riding in 4x4 vehicles. Among the possible centres of attraction and lookouts than can be visited, we will be able to find: 

- Sarmiento de Gamboa Lake (lookout) 

- Amarga Lagoon 

- Paine River waterfalls 

- Panoramic stop with descent of 15 minutes in Superior Viewpoint of Nordenskjold Lake (Panoramic of the Horns) 

- Salto Grande (50 minute walk)

And if the weather permitting, we will continue with the longest walk of 1 hour more towards Lake Nordenskjold to appreciate the Cuernos del Paine very closely and Pehoé Lake. Then, at midday you will enjoy a picnic in the mountain. The estimated time touring inside the Park is 6 hours. 

Return to El Calafate

We will start our return to El Calafate around 5-6 PM, arriving around 22 pm. This is the end of the tour.

Pick up locations

What's included

Bottled water
Boxed Lunch
Local guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Air-conditioned vehicle

What's excluded

National Park Entrance fees
Gratuities

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Passengers must provide the following information at the time of the booking, otherwise, the booking won't be confirmed: Full name, passport number, nationality, date of birth.
  • Border crossing times may vary depending on current traffic. Each passenger is responsible for carrying the documentation required for crossing the border
  • Entrance fee to the park must be paid in Chilean Pesos or US Dollars. Please, take the cash with you.
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
  • No public transportation nearby
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Not recommended for people with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for people with heart conditions
  • It is forbidden to enter Chile with vegetables or animal products
  • The lunch will be outdoors. It case of bad weather, lunch will be inside the vehicle.
  • It is highly recommended that passengers have the appropriate clothing for outdoor activities: waterproof jacket, fleece, trekking shoes, cap, sunglasses, small backpack.
  • In the event of extreme weather that does not allow passengers to get out of the vehicle, the guide may make changes to the itinerary
  • • You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel • Entrance fee to the park must be paid in Chilean Pesos. You can make the exchange on the border • It's forbidden to cross the border with any kind of meats, fruits or vegetables • Minors under 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Must bring ID and travel permission from both parents if not traveling together • A moderate amount of walking is involved • Not wheelchair accessible If you have any question, do not hesitate to contact us! OFFICE NUMBER: (+54 11) 4363-6000 (Mon to Sat from 9 to 18 Hs and Sundays from 10 to 19 Hs) EMERGENCY MOBILE: (+54 911) 4991-4035 (After office hours)
  • Departure Point: Centrally located El Calafate hotels. The pick up transfer is only from selected centrally located hotels. If your hotel is outside the geographic area, we will confirm you the closest meeting point. Indicate the name and address of your hotel.

Categories

  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • ATV OR QUAD TOUR
  • BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR
  • NATURE

Guided Language

  • English
  • Español

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