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INCLUsions

  • medical/evacuation insurance for all participants confirmed 30 days or more prior to their expedition start date
  • 3 nights accommodation in Santiago
  • domestic flight (RT) to Punta Arenas
  • all accommodations on trek in refugios (shared bathroom)
  • breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the trek
  • trekking permits and entry fees
  • farewell banquet
  • guide services
  • all ground transportation in Chile
  • guided excursions in Santiago

NOT INCLUDED

  • personal items (laundry, clothing, snacks, etc.)
  • trip cancellation insurance (offered as an option)
  • international airfare and meals during travel
  • snacks during trek
  • beverages outside of designated meals

ITINERARY

Day 1: Santiago (1,706ft/520m). Upon your arrival to Santiago’s international airport, a OneSeed staff member will be there to greet you and take you to our partner bed and breakfast, located within walking distance from La Moneda, Chile’s Presidential Palace.

Inclusions: airport shuttle; accommodations

Day 2: Santiago (1,706ft/520m). Head to Chile’s famous Maipo Valley for a day of wine tasting and good food! Take a short hike to explore the area before visiting a family-owned, organic vineyard. Learn about the process from grape to bottle and get a chance to make your own blend that will be put to the test by a local expert.

Inclusions: Breakfast, lunch (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water, juice, soft drinks. Other options available for guest purchase); guided winery tour; accommodations

Day 3: Santiago to Refugio Las Torres (492ft/150m). Wake up early for a pre-dawn flight to Chilean Patagonia. After the 3.5 hour flight, meet your local trekking guide in Punta Arenas, who will take you to Puerto Natales (3 hours) and later to Torres del Paine National Park (2 hours). On the way to the park, soak up the beautiful views of the ocean surrounded by snow-capped peaks before arriving around 5pm. Spend the night within the gates of the park and just a short walk from the trailhead.

Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); airport transfer; bus transportation; domestic flight; park entry fee; accommodations

Day 4: Refugio Las Torres (492ft/150m). Start the trek with day packs as you ascend through a rocky terrain cut by pristine glacial rivers. Climb through a beautiful lenga forest until reaching the base of the towers. Another shorter climb will put you meters from the three sister towers and the emerald lake that sits at their base. Return to the mountain lodge for the evening.

Total distance: 12.5 miles. Approximately 8 hours of trekking (*Only required to carry a day pack)

Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); accommodations

Day 5: Refugio Las Torres to Refugio Los Cuernos (229ft/70m). Spend a majority of this part of the trek nestled on a trail between Lake Nordenskjold and Mount Almirante Nieto of the Paine Massif.

Total distance: 7 miles. Approximately 7-8 hours of trekking

Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); accommodations

Day 6: Refugio Los Cuernos to Refugio Paine Grande (119ft/37m). Head out from Los Cuernos and hike through Torres’ old-growth forest. After a short climb, see an impressive viewpoint of the French Valley and Cerro Hoja and Cerro Máscara, two of the famous horned peaks.

Total distance: 9 miles. Approximately 7-8 hours of trekking

Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); accommodations

Day 7: Refugio Paine Grande to Refugio Grey (229ft/70m). Hike to Grey’s Glacier, an impressive ice field that covers the west end of the park. Enjoy the beauty of Pehoé Lake and Grey Lake as you approach the glacier.

Total distance: 7 miles. Approximately 4-5 hours of trekking

Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); accommodations

Day 8: Refugio Grey (229ft/70m). On the final day of trekking, make your way along Grey’s Glacier toward Campamento Paso. Scale ladders and enjoy views of the glacier before returning to the lodge for dinner.

Total distance: 6-7 miles. Approximately 6-8 hours of optional trekking (*Only required to carry a day pack)

Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); accommodations

Day 9: Refugio Grey to Puerto Natales (10ft/3m). Spend one final half day in the park. A short three hour walk toward the lake will take you to the catamaran back to Pehoé and out of the park. Bus transportation will be awaiting your arrival to take the scenic ride back to Puerto Natales. Share a farewell dinner with your guide before a restful night in our partner lodge.

Total distance: 7 miles. Approximately 4-5 hours trekking

Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); bus transportation; catamaran ride; accommodations

Day 10: Puerto Natales to Santiago (1,706ft/520m). Take a bus to Punta Arenas and fly back to Santiago for a final evening in the city.

Inclusions: Breakfast (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); bus transportation; domestic flight; airport transfer; accommodations

Day 11: Santiago (1,706ft/520m). International flights depart.

Inclusions: Breakfast (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); airport shuttle.

All itineraries are subject to change based on local conditions and the judgment of the guide. We reserve the right to modify the itinerary due to medical considerations or the ability of participants as judged by the guide. For complete terms and conditions, see here.

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