Torres del Paine Full Day

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15 hs

Torres del Paine Full Day from El Calafate is done in trucks visiting strategic points of ‘Torres del Paine National Park’, where walks will allow access to panoramic viewpoints. The tour includes walks of low difficulty and minimal physical demand. It begins when we pick you up at 6:45 am at your hotel in El Calafate, taking the drive towards Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. Crossing the Patagonian steppe from north to south, we’ll arrive at the Cancha Carrera border crossing (3.5 hours from El Calafate) from where you begin to enjoy the beautiful south of Chile while entering the Torres del Paine National Park at noon.

The tour continues to the Paine Waterfall where we will descend to have a picnic on the banks of the Paine River, which offers another view of the towers. Lunch is included and it will be in an outdoor environment, protected by vegetation.

After lunch and after making other stops at various viewpoints such as Laguna de los Cisnes and Mirador Superior del Nordenskjold, we arrive at Salto Grande. From this waterfall begins a trek to the Mirador de los Cuernos del Paine on the shores of Lake Nordenskjold. This walk is guided and lasts approximately 1 hour and a half. Then we continue visiting a new viewpoint near to Lake Pehoe, from where you will have one of the most famous views of Torres del Paine National Park with the French Valley in the background, framed by Lakes Pehoe and Nordenskjola.

We return to El Calafate at approximately 9:00 PM, crossing the border again. The schedule may vary until 11:00 PM. in the case of delays related to round-trip immigration procedures, mechanical breakdowns, delay of passengers boarding the bus in Chile, etc.

The tour within Torres del Paine National Park may be modified or shortened depending on road conditions on the day of the tour and border crossing times may vary depending on traffic. Also, it is important to know that each passenger is responsible for carrying the documentation required for the border crossing, especially if you are traveling with minors.

Although the excursion includes a lunch box, the passenger can bring an extra drink or food that must be dry and packaged. It is forbidden to bring fresh food such as meats, fruits, vegetables.

Documentation that must be printed or in digital format:
• Original travel document. It must be the same informed in the reservation.
• Entrance to the National Park. It is not included and must be pre-purchased online click here. We suggest doing it the day before the excursion, since once the purchase is made there is no refund. Policies: click here.
• Homologation of vaccines (optional) we recommend it for those passengers who do not return to Calafate, since it will be requested in hotels, restaurants, etc. We suggest managing it as soon as you plan to travel to Chile
• Mobility pass C19. It must be managed at within 48 hours prior to entering Chile.
• DDJJ of Migrations for re-entry in Argentina click here.

To Consider

  • Duration: 9 hours (hotel pickup times may vary by 30 hours).
  • Difficulty level: MEDIUM.
  • Age: Tour suitable for all ages. Not recommended for pregnant women or people with cardiovascular diseases.
  • Recommendations: Wear comfortable and warm clothing, a waterproof jacket, gloves, a warm hat and trekking shoes. Documentation for immigration procedures.
  • Includes: Transfer from your hotel (if you are not staying in a hotel or hostel, a meeting point will be assigned to begin the tour). Lunch. Guide throughout the tour.
  • Not included: Entrance to Torres del Paine National Park. Must be obtained in advance Click here.
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Torres del Paine Full Day

Full-day excursion to Torres del Paine (Chile).


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